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Flowcrete Project Management Service Offers Seamless Flooring Delivery For Food Industry

Flowcrete PR 3.Flowcrete UK's project management service offers the complete solution underfoot for the food and beverage sector – drawing on 30 years' experience in the flooring industry and its extensive network of approved flooring contractors.


Isocrete Project Management offers a single source route, extending from the initial project consultation process, through to warranty and aftercare.
Operating throughout the key stages of a project, the management process offers a bespoke service from initial consultation, product specification, product manufacture and logistics management, through to product installation from a trained Flowcrete approved contractor - and all backed by a comprehensive product and installation warranty.
Within the food and beverage sector, the process includes the installation of Isopol SBR polmer modified wearing screeded, hygienic seamless resin coating, integrated drainage, coving and hygienic wall covering.

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Offering A Strong Platform Underfoot For Seasonal Refurbishment Projects

Flowcrete PR 2.The Christmas holiday shutdown period provides a window of opportunity to introduce a new floor finish, creating an inspired finish for processing and manufacturing centres to mark the start of the New Year - and aiding health and safety underfoot.

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The Power Of Silver Delivers A Hygienic Floor For McVities

Flowcrete PR 1.A prestigious new production facility at McVities in Glasgow has started out on a firm footing with the installation of a range of hygienic floor finishes from Flowcrete, including Flowfresh, which utilises the natural power of silver to deliver the level best in advanced protection. Lines 14 and 19 at the Tollcross-based plant have been developed to include the latest in food production technology.

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The Italian Job

Concrete Grinding Ltd has successfully completed their LARGEST EVER FLOOR GRINDING CONTRACT in linear metres for a global glassware company in Italy.

 

The client’s new DC floor was originally built by a flooring contractor using Laser Screed construction to meet with DIN 18202 floor flatness specification.  Whilst the racking was being installed, Trimmer S.r.l Profilegraph surveyed sample aisles and found they all failed to meet DIN 15185, the required floor flatness standard for VNA operation.   Trimmer S.r.l contacted Concrete Grinding Ltd, whom they represent in Italy, and Concrete Grinding Ltd were then commissioned to grind the aisles to tolerance. 

Eliminate Rocking Slabs with the CoGri Joint Stabiliser

The CoGri Group has acquired exclusive European distribution rights for the patented SD7 Joint Saver, which will be marketed as the CoGri Joint Stabiliser and managed by CG Flooring Systems Ltd.

 

The CoGri Joint Stabiliser (CJS) is a fast, cost-effective method for eliminating rocking slabs. CJS is a split aluminium cylinder (3” diameter, 7” long) containing a screw and wedge torque mechanism. When inserted between two slabs and expanded the pressure provides the interlock needed to restore load transfer and virtually eliminates harmful slab movement. The spring-like mechanism allows it to expand and contract with the slab as it undergoes normal slab movement due to temperature changes. This gives users year after year of superior performance.  CJS comes in different sizes, 200mm, 175mm and 150mm depending on the slab depths.

Fast – Track Laser Grinding Solution

Concrete Grinding successfully completed a Fast -Track floor solution program for The Oxford University Press’s (OUP) new distribution centre in Kettering.

This was the first time in Concrete Grinding Ltd’s history that not one, not two, but THREE of their Laser Grinders were used to provide speedy, precisioned floor grinding to 21 very narrow aisles (VNA).

Working for Crown Trucks on behalf of OUP, the Concrete Grinding Ltd team carried out 3 wheel track grinding totalling 1080 metres to meet with the required floor flatness specification.  

Face Consultants Ltd were appointed to survey the floor before grinding.  This meant that areas out of specification could be identified so that Concrete Grinding Ltd could focus their grinding work to correct only the errors, rather than grinding the full aisle length.  This minimised the amount and depth of grinding which resulted in a cost saving to OUP as well as meeting within the client’s stringent work schedule.  

After grinding, Face Consultants surveyed the floor and confirmed that within the VNA’s the floor complied with The Concrete Society’s TR 34 Appendix C DM2 floor flatness specification for defined movement floors.

Concrete Grinding Ltd also carried out Joint Arris Repairs to 132 metres of joints before grinding commenced.   An anti-dust suppressant was applied after the Laser Grinding.
OUP is a department of the University of Oxford.  It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Oxford University Press has a presence in more than 50 countries around the world.
OUP recently moved from their Corby’s DC to their Kettering site where it is expected to be fully operational from January 2011.

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International French Fashion Firm Recommissions Concrete Grinding Ltd

Concrete Grinding Ltd returned to France to provide a floor grinding solution for an existing client, 3 Suisses.   Working in partnership with the main contractor, Promadis, an extension to the existing VNA facility in Villeneuve d’Ascq near Lille, North of Paris required the floor to be ground to tolerance ready for racking installation.
 
Concrete Grinding Ltd has previously worked for 3 Suisses in December 2008 through to January 2009 when they were first commissioned to provide Laser Grinding to two of the client’s DC near Lille, one of which was in Villeneuve d’Ascq.   At that time the client had an aging MHE system in a large portion of their facility.  However, after seeing how beneficial the Laser Grinding system can be, the client then modernised with an extension area, resulting in the revisit completed this year.
 

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FIRST SUPERFLAT LASER GRINDING PROJECT IN TAIWAN

http://www.engineeringmaintenance.info/images/stories/ITTM%20warehouse.jpgCoGri Group has been involved in providing SuperFlat floors in Asia since 1992.   To serve the rapidly developing Logistics Industry in Singapore, CoGri Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (CGAP) was formed in 1994.

In August 2008, CoGri Group’s first survey contract in Taiwan was awarded to CGAP.  The Imperial Tobacco Taiwan Manufacturing Co. Ltd (ITTM) new VNA warehouse is one of the Imperial Tobacco Group 58 production factories located in 160 countries worldwide. Imperial Tobacco is a leading international tobacco company, which manufactures, markets and sells a comprehensive range of cigarettes, tobaccos, rolling papers, filter tubes and cigars.

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FACE Middle East Assists Al Seer Group With New 10,000sq metre DC’

http://www.engineeringmaintenance.info/images/stories/Al%20Seer%20Group-Long%20Strip%20Construction%20.JPGAl Seer Group (ASG) commissioned FACE Middle East Fzc (FACE ME) to assist in the design and construction of the floor for their new Distribution Centre (DC) in Barka, Oman.   Established for 48 years, ASG is one of the pioneers in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods distribution in the Gulf Cooperation Council region with capabilities to service all types of Retail and Institutional clients.  The new DC is expected to be the first in a series of expansion plans for ASG.

Work started on the first DC in Oman for ASG which required 10,000sq metre of SuperFlat floor to be built. 25% of the warehouse will be used as a Freezer Store, 25% as wide aisles and the rest as narrow aisles.  The VNA plan included 11 aisles, each measuring at 66 metres long.

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CG Successfully Completed Large Joint Repair Contract

repair contract at Howden Joinery in NorthamptonConcrete Grinding Ltd (CG) has just successfully completed a large joint repair contract at Howden Joinery in Northampton. Howden Joinery offers a range of kitchens and joinery products, complete with a full range of accessories.
 
CG has established a long standing and extremely good relationship with Howden Joinery for over 10 years. Some of the joint repairs at the Howden Joinery premises in Northampton are over 10 years old and are as good now as the day they were completed. This is something CG is extremely proud of. If Howden have had any problems with their floor they have had the confidence to call in CG to offer advice and perform any repair work necessary. This has been seen as a rolling maintenance programme.
 

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