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 …