National Process Innovation Award goes to Draeger Safety UK
Published on 23 July 2010
Draeger Safety manufactures and supplies a wide variety of personal protective equipment (PPE) for use throughout the fire, rescue and emergency services as well as petrochem, oil and gas, utilities, law enforcement and all areas of general industry.
When making their decision, the judges liked the fact that process improvement is a task that never ends within Draeger, and the company was able to demonstrate continuous improvement in both its' systems and working practices.
On receiving the award, Dave Richardson, managing director of Draeger Safety UK commented: "At Draeger, we work very hard to understand our customers' requirements and, out of that intimate market insight, our products and services are developed and continually refined. The processes, innovation and manufacturing industry best practices that we employ have to be second to none. For that reason I am absolutely delighted that the hard work of all of our staff has been recognised at such a prestigious event - and by such an eminent panel of judges." He added: "This fantastic result truly demonstrates to our existing and future customers and employees that we are a progressive and highly focused organisation."
A highly focused and dynamic organisation, Draeger Safety manufactures and supplies a wide variety of personal protective equipment (PPE) for use throughout the fire, rescue and emergency services as well as petrochem, oil and gas, utilities, law enforcement and all areas of general industry. The company also offers a series of training courses on confined space working as well as the use, care and maintenance of all forms of PPE from its purpose built training centre in Blyth.
Draeger Safety UK Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dräger Safety AG & Co. KGaA, Germany. Featuring leading edge technology, the Draeger Safety UK range includes half and full face respirators, compressed air breathing apparatus, safety spectacles and goggles, portable and fixed gas detection systems, thermal imaging cameras and protective helmets. Personal escape sets and chemical protection suits are also included as is the latest diagnostics equipment for fast, accurate and non-invasive drugs and alcohol testing.
For further information contact Customer Service, Draeger Safety UK Limited, Ullswater Close, Blyth Riverside Business Park, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 4RG. Tel: 01670 561200, fax: 01670 356266, Draeger's website.
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