Projects Engineer John Barker retires from DCS

Projects Engineer John Barker has retired from DCS after almost a decade at the company. John started at DCS as Area Sales Manager in 2009, travelling up and down the country visiting customers on a daily basis. Former DCS owner Philip Oldfield employed John to help expand the industry sectors DCS had access to thanks to his background in the …

Paul Stringer

Projects Manager Paul Stringer retires after 21 years at DCS

Our Projects Manager has retired from his role at DCS following a career in dust extraction that started at the age of 16-years-old.  Paul Stringer joined us over 21 years ago as a Contracts Engineer after being approached by former DCS owner Philip Oldfield.  His vast knowledge gathered over decades in the industry have made him a vital member of …

HSE strengthen enforcement

New scientific evidence sees HSE strengthen enforcement expectations for steel welding fume

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced changes in the enforcement expectation for all welding fume following new scientific data. Evidence reveals exposure to mild steel welding fume can cause lung cancer and possibly kidney cancer in humans. The evidence was produced by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Following the research, HSE has announced changes with immediate …

Acquisition announcement for DCS Limited

Industrial air filtration and extraction specialist Filtermist International is delighted to announce that it has successfully completed the acquisition of the Yorkshire based DCS Group of Companies, including DCS Limited. This is the largest acquisition to date for Filtermist which is based in Telford, Shropshire and part of the Swedish Absolent Group. Previous acquisitions include customised air movement and air …

Last W Exhibition for long-serving Sales Director

Our dedicated former Sales Director Melvyn Bathgate has attended his last W Exhibition. The 65-year-old has been an ever-present member of the DCS team at The W Exhibition, a national show for the Joinery and Furniture industries, for many years. Earlier this summer, Melvyn felt the time was right to retire from his full-time role at the company following over …