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Positive message for Deputy Prime Minister during visit to Hughes

Photo 1During a visit to the Hughes Operations Centre in Stockport, The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, met Deputy Managing Director Peter Evans and other Board members to discuss issues of particular interest to the Company. They included doing business within Europe, the role of British exporters globally and, closer to home, the value of modern apprenticeships. The Deputy Prime Minister was joined by local MP Sir Andrew Stunell and Lisa Smart Continue reading...

Flying the flag for Britain

PR62Stockport based Hughes Safety Showers welcomed a surprise Royal visitor to the Company’s stand at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition (ADIPEC).

His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Duke of York, is the UK’s Special Representative for International Trade and Investment and gave an opening address on day two before touring the exhibition.

Visiting the Hughes stand, he spent time with Managing Director Tony Hughes and Group Sales Director Paul Darlington discussing some of the issues British companies face when selling abroad. He was also interested in the Company’s history, Continue reading...

No easing up as Hughes Safety Showers hit 45

PR61Stockport based Hughes Safety Showers, is celebrating 45 years in business. It is now Europe’s largest manufacturer of Emergency Safety Showers, Eyebaths and Decontamination Systems. The Company started as a small fabricator working for local customers and is now a major international player in the safety industry with its sights set on continued growth. From the headquarters and manufacturing centre in Bredbury, Hughes supplies engineering contractors and industrial Continue reading...

Evacusafe Offer the World’s First Online Evacuation Chair Training Courses

Evacusafe is renowned in the industry for its innovative products and services.  Their most recent development is a range of Evacuation Chair training courses, which can be taken online.

The benefits of online training are huge; cost-effective and convenient, courses can be taken anywhere at any time and the most up-to-date training materials are immediately available. Continue reading...

Evac+Chair becomes new UK distributor of life-saving defibrillator

Birmingham-based Evac+Chair International, has become the main UK distributor for CardiAid Automated External Defibrillators.

The life-saving device, manufactured in the Netherlands, is designed specifically for public access use to provide essential electroshock treatment and first aid in the event of an emergency. In situations such as sudden cardiac arrest, acting within minutes is critical to improve chances of Continue reading...

William Harvey Hospital plays it safe with ParAid Medical

William Harvey Hospital in Ashford, Kent, has updated its neo-natal care products to include additional bespoke incubator trolleys from specialist medical equipment manufacturer, ParAid Medical.

Two custom-made paediatric and neonatal trolleys were purchased by the hospital to be used to ensure the safe transfer of hundreds of critically-ill

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Stockport Safety Firm receives Second Queen’s Award

The JD Hughes Group of Bredbury, Stockport has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2012 – Continuous Achievement. It is the second time the Company has received a Queen’s Award and recognises an increase in exports of more than 200% over the previous Continue reading...

New Board appointments to take Hughes forward

Stockport based JD Hughes Group, Europe’s largest manufacturer of Emergency Safety Showers, has announced three new appointments to the Group Board.

Steve Tyler becomes Operations Director. He joined the Company in 2010 and has led a major re-organisation of manufacturing and assembly to improve productivity. Steve has also been Continue reading...

DRAEGER SAFETY AT EMERGENCY SERVICES SHOW

Stand 165, Hall 2 and Stand 426, Hall 3

Well known for compressed air breathing apparatus, Draeger will be demonstrating its Total Safety system solution which incorporates abroad portfolio of integrated products and services for use in a wide Continue reading...

Continued growth prompts major expansion

Hughes Safety Showers have opened an additional manufacturing unit close to the Company’s existing factory and head office in Bredbury, Stockport. This follows more than 10 years of sustained growth that has seen the Company become one of the world’s largest manufacturers of Emergency Safety Showers and Eyewash Equipment. Continue reading...




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