• News & Events - Dexion UK

News & Events

Read about what's going on in Dexion, events, press releases and product updates.

For more news in your local country please visit the appropriate Dexion website for your country.

 

  1. Dexion’s HI280 Shelving System Passes Conductivity Tests

    Date:

    The HI280 shelving system from Dexion has conclusively passed the DNV GL conductivity tests, which confirms that it has metallic continuity, and therefore has a very low resistance to ground when grounded. As a result of the continuity, static charges cannot accumulate on the rack when it is grounded, and statically charged objects placed on the...

  2. Archive storage with Dexion Slotted Angle

    Date:

    When the Southbank Centre, a world-famous arts centre on the South Bank of the Thames, was planning a combined archive storage and meeting place, Jonathan Tuckey Design, wanting the Archive Studio to be built from materials with a heritage value, chose Dexion’s Slotted Angle supplied by Pewright Supply, Dexion’s London Distributor, for the...

  3. The Warehouse Technology Group - June 2016 Event

    Date:

    The Warehouse Technology Group (WTG) is a unique collaboration of 20+ companies involved in the manufacture and supply of specialist equipment to the warehousing and logistics industry, and will be holding their next open day event on Wedndesday, 15th June. WTG provides an unbiased insight into the latest technology available to companies...

  4. Dexion ensures Handy Distribution makes the most of their new premises

    Date:

    When Handy Distribution, the UK’s leading distributor of garden and landscaping machinery to trade outlets moved to larger premises they looked no further than appointing Dexion to install their racking solutions. Click here to find out how Dexion maximised the available space and how the installation has proved to be an efficient and time savin...

  5. Dexion shelving gets upcycled

    Date:

    Constructor Group UK Ltd were happy to help the Hastings and Rother branch of Emmaus, a charity that helps the homeless get back on to their feet by providing a place to live and work. When Hastings Council relocated the registry office from Summerfields to the Town Hall they donated a large amount of office equipment. The Dexion shelving, that...

  6. Storage Systems - Celebrating 40 Years of Business in 2016

    Date:

    During 2016 Dexion’s Distributor for Ireland and Northern Ireland, Storage Systems,  is celebrating a special milestone, their 40th anniversary. Storage Systems is very proud to announce their 40th year in business. The Company has gone from strength to strength over the years and is now Ireland's No.1 leader in Industrial and Commercial Storage...

  7. Dexion launches Distributor Training

    Date:

    Dexion, pallet racking and shelving manufacturer, decided to raise the knowledge within the UK’s network of approved distributors, improving their technical understanding of in-house manufactured products, through a series of training courses. Over the next 12 months, Dexion will cover subjects such as warehouse safety, pallet racking design and...

  8. Dexion Do More Than Racking

    Date:

    Dexion don’t just manufacture and sell pallet racking and shelving storage systems, but also produce in-house a range of racking protection accessories. A full range of metal column guards plus the popular plastic clip-on guard called Protect-it ® are available from Dexion Approved Distributors as well as a collection of frame end protectors,...

  9. Dexion’s Romanian Facility Welcomes UK Distributors

    Date:

    Dexion’s strong network of suppliers from the United Kingdom meet yearly to update the status of their endeavours, get introduced to the latest new solutions from Dexion and plan future strategy. This year, it was decided to organize the meeting in Romania on the 10 th  of September, so the distributors could see for the first time the...

  10. New Shelving range from Dexion UK

    Date:

    Dexion UK have launched a new range of single shelving bays to sit alongside their existing Economy shelving products, which provide tremendously strong shelving for the consumer and small office market, providing smart looking shelving for garage or storeroom storage. Exclusively available through their approved Dexion Distributors, these bays ...

  11. Meet Dexion at TCS&D - 16th/17th September 2015, Peterborough Arena, Cambridgeshire, UK

    Date:

    Temperature controlled storage in the Food and Drink industry can be a challenge. Maintaining the correct temperature in an energy efficient way is vital, combined with achieving the maximum amount of storage within a compact space will ultimately reduce further chilling costs.   Learn more about how the various solutions from Dexion can save ti...

  12. The Warehouse Technology Group - June 2015 Event

    Date:

    The Warehouse Technology Group (WTG), a unique collaboration of 20+ companies involved in developing solutions and providing specialist equipment to the warehousing and logistics industry, is holding their next open day event on 17 th June. The day will be a unique combination of seminars, live demonstrations, advice clinics and networking for...

  13. Constructor Group sets sail with the US Navy

    Date:

    On October 15th 2014, Constructor Group AS, together with Automation Integrators toured the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine USA. During this visit, the project group met with DLA Branch Manager and Code 980 Electrical Engineering, who are responsible for equipment acquisitions at the Nuclear Submarine base. The group returned to...

  14. In the bag for West Wilts Diving club

    Date:

    As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility program, Dexion Storage Systems, have sponsored the individual kit bags for West Wilts Diving Club. This youth, high board diving club, operates at a very high level, with some competitors taking part in National Age Group events and competing with the GB Elite Squad for places on the GB Team. Sco...

  15. New Dexion Multi-tier storage system for Phoenix Data Management

    Date:

    Phoenix Data Management provide safe and secure document storage for the South East, London and wider UK area and operate from 3 purpose built facilities based in Kent. Providing high levels of protection that their clients expect from a professional Storage provider, Phoenix Data Management has built their business around providing a premium...

  16. Meet Dexion at eDelivery Expo, 25-26th March 2015 at the NEC

    Date:

    Dexion ‘s clever storage solutions can next be seen in the eDelivery hall of the Internet Retailing Show, on 25-26th March 2015 at the NEC.  The Internet Retailing show is aimed at progressive retail businesses and aiming to change the landscape of how retailers interact with the consumer through the multichannel shopping experience. If you’re i...

  17. Matt Grierson is new President at SEMA

    Date:

    SEMA, the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has appointed  Matt Grierson,  MD of  Constructor Group  as president and Chris O’Connor, MD of Moresecure as vice-president. Both will hold office for two years. Mr. Grierson has paid tribute to the heavyweight contribution that SEMA has made to the development of industry standards,...

  18. Helping you to understand the cost of changing your storage solution for 2015

    Date:

    We understand the budgeting process each year is difficult. Getting a realistic estimate for capital expenditure can be time consuming. A new storage solution is usually a costly investment, so preparing for this cost when creating next years budget is critical. We can help you by providing a no obligation analysis of your storage requirements a...

  19. PRESS RELEASE - Dexion joins the Warehouse Technology Group

    Date:

    The Warehouse Technology Group (WTG), a unique collaboration of 19 companies, all involved in the manufacture and supply of specialist equipment or services to the warehousing and logistics industry are to be joined by Dexion as their pallet racking and shelving partner. Twice a year the WTG opens its doors to the logistics industry at its base ...

  20. Space maximised at The Schuh’s new RDC

    Date:

    To make the most of the available height in the storage area in Schuh new southern RDC a HI280 two tier shelving system was designed with open grid walkways and mezzanine flooring supported on back to back shelving. This provided the greatest number of storage locations and utilised a shelf supported mezzanine floor. The alternatives would have...

  21. Dexion at the Annual UKWA Conference

    Date:

    Dexion will be in attendance at the Annual UKWA conference 10 th -12 th June in the historic city of Liverpool at the Hilton Hotel. The conference is being held during the international festival for Business Maritime, Logistics and Energy week. The UKWA conference aims to chart the future developments in warehousing strategy, operations and...

  22. Volvo Truck Center in Vasa, Finland store over 6.000 items on 13 m²

    Date:

    The Volvo Truck Center in Vasa carries out the servicing and repair work for Volvo trucks and keeps their spare parts under control with help of the TORNADO lift machine . With this automated storage system the staff avoid unnecessary activity locating spare parts, as the Tornado Software TC2000 does all the work and keeps track of the component...

  23. Give your tyres a break too - Tyre Hotels

    Date:

    Each year, Winter in the UK seems to be getting significantly colder, or like this year significantly wetter, making road conditions increasingly treacherous, we are therefore seeing more and more motorists in the UK thinking about, or deciding to swap, to winter tyres. With UK car insurance companies now recognising the good sense of car owners...

  24. Dexion will attend at the Internet Retailing Expo 2014

    Date:

    Dexion ‘s clever storage solutions can next be seen at the Internet Retailing Show, on 26-27th March at the NEC.   The Internet Retailing show is aimed at progressive retail businesses and aiming to change the landscape of how retailers interact with the consumer through the multichannel shopping experience. If you’re in the business of selling...

  25. Dexion Joins the UKWA

    Date:

    Constructor Group UK Ltd, Trading as Dexion, has become a member of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA), widely recognised as the country’s leading trade organisation for warehousing and 3PL services, across its 650 member companies the UKWA covers around 2000 depots, inturn accounting for nearly 10 million square metres of...

  26. US Navy trusts machines for storage

    Date:

    The Constructor Group and Automation Integrators, have partnered in providing (6)  Paternoster Vertical Storage Systems  to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, a Nuclear Submarine Base, located in Kittery, ME. The successful completion of this project within the US Navy, the Naval Shipyard has gained the complete trust of the Kasten brand of storage...

  27. Lindex, Swedish online retailer, optimise their warehouse with C-WIS

    Date:

    Lindex, Sweden, optimised their eCommerce warehouse through simulation. The warehouse  Analysis & Simulation Tool  was used to design the optimal layout and material handling layout including incoming deliveries, picking and packing, in terms of processing times, inventory equipment and flow of goods. The C-WIS simulations were based on historic...

  28. Tyre storage solutions from Dexion offering efficient tyre storage as a way of improving efficiency for tyre dealers in these economic times.

    Date:

    With autumn 2013 showing signs of economic growth emerging in Europe, the automotive sector in general and tyre suppliers in particular are looking for ways to position themselves for growth while continuing to keep their cash-flow under tight control. No business involved in the supply of tyres wants to miss out on the opportunities for increas...

  29. Helping Manufacturers save money

    Date:

    With many organisations now being driven by economic difficulty and a raft of growing business pressures Matt Grierson, managing director at Dexion, a member of the Constructor Group , discusses where many of them are missing a trick in order to stay one step ahead of the game. Time is money, and these days this hasn’t been truer, especially in...

  30. 3 Peaks Challenge - COMPLETED

    Date:

    The Dexion 3 Peaks Challenge team completed their 3 peaks challenge (The above picture shows the team the morning after their challenge was completed) Having set off at 4.35 am on Saturday 8th June the team successfully climbed Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and then Snowdon, completing their challenge with an impressive walk time of 15 hours. The...

  31. Warehouse efficiency

    Date:

    Optimising the warehouse for maximum efficiency For all warehouses, especially those serving businesses where there is a fast turnover of goods, operating efficiently is important. An ideal warehouse at any given time should hold only the stock necessary to provide an optimum cash flow to service ratio. Getting an accurate picture The first step...

  32. 3 Peaks Challenge - UPDATE

    Date:

    The Dexion 3 Peaks Challenge team complete a successful practice walk up Snowdon [Most of the team at the summit] On Saturday 27th April, the Dexion team, who are taking part in a 3 Peaks Challenge later this year in June, successfully climbed mount Snowdon as part of their training.  The weather was ideal as the team set off from Lanberis at 9...

  33. NEW Brochure for HI280 Shelving

    Date:

    Dexion has created a new brochure for its multi functional HI280 Shelving system. Highlighting the various ways of using the galvanised HI280 Shelving System the brochure covers; Standard shelving layouts Multi-tier arrangements of up to 3 floors Wider Medium span shelves for bulky goods storage Narrow Aisle or Highrise shelving for man up truck...

  34. 3 Peaks Challenge

    Date:

    Dexion puts team forward for 3 Peaks Challenge On the 8th June a team of Dexion employees will be attempting to climb the three highest peaks of Great Britain all within 24 hours. This will be in aid of the charity, Action Medical Research , who are raising funds for children’s medical research.   The team headed by Steve Hall and including Matt...

  35. Dexion exhibit at IMHX, NEC, UK 19th March

    Date:

    Dexion will be demonstrating numerous ways of optimising your warehouse and saving space and/or time. With clever ways to reduce your inventory and to reduce your costs we are sure you will want to come and talk to us. Check back here for more information as we update this page.

  36. Speedlock MK3 Pallet Racking

    Date:

    Often copied but never equalled! Dexion Speedlock MkIII pallet racking is designed and tested in accordance with the recommendations contained within the Storage Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) Code of Practice for the Design of Static Racking. Additional Dexion Speedlock MKIII parts are still widely available through our nationwide...

  37. CHAS - Accredited Contractor

    Date:

      Dexion, as Constructor Group UK Ltd, has for the second year running, been accredited by CHAS (Contractors Health & Safety Assessemnt Scheme), to be a safe Contractor. For more information on Health & Safety click this link -  Dexion Health & Safety Policy Click here to download the Dexion CHAS Certificate

  38. Latest Accreditations

    Date:

    Following a full audit of our Business Management Systems, we are pleased to announce that in addition to recertification of Quality - ISO9001 and Environmental ISO14001 standards, we have now been accredited with the internationally recognised BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Standard. After many months hard work prepari...

  39. London to Brighton Cycle Ride by Dexion Distributors Penwright Supply Ltd

    Date:

    On the 17th June Penwright Supply Ltd, a Dexion approved distributor, took part in the British Heart Foundation - London to Brighton Cycle Ride. Raising a total of £2000 for the British Heart Foundation. 19 riders, all wearing Dexion sponsored cycling tops took part in the ride, most taking between 4 and 6 hours to complete the distance, but the...

  40. Warehouse Optimisation - The Trade-offs

    Date:

    Warehouse and storage management is all about trade-offs. Whether you are trading cubic utilisation against slower retrieval times, or speed of retrieval against cost and capacity, there is no single ‘right’ answer or a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach. Mark Cummings, Sales Manager from Dexion , UK - experts in warehousing solutions for over 60 year...

  41. Dexion's Versatile Slotted Angle Is Right In Fashion

    Date:

    It may be almost sixty years old, but Dexion’s versatile Slotted Angle has never really gone out of fashion. Used worldwide for the construction of benches, display cabinets, safety screens, access platforms, fire barriers and even more major structures, Slotted Angle has now been used to help showcase Britain’s fashion stars of the future at...

  42. Dexion Westlecot Bowls open 2012

    Date:

    The Dexion Westlecot Open Bowls Tournament 2012 was this year won by the favourite Chris Royal, who received a £1000 cheque, with the runner up, James Shillingford, receiving a cheque for £400. The Trophey was presented by Rod Holborow, a Dexion employee, who plays bowls for the Westlecot Bowls Club in Swindon.

  43. Dexion Westlecot Bowls Tournament, 24-25 March 2012

    Date:

    World number four, Mark Royal heads the high class field assembled for the second Dexion Westlecot open Bowls Championship in Swindon Wiltshire this weekend. (24th-25th March 2012). Stowmarket-based Mark Royal, 37, a semi-finalist in the 2011 world singles championships and 2012 world pairs at Potters recently, is favourite to win. He has won tw...

  44. DEXION SUPPLIES RACKING TO CSI FOR NEW FILM STORAGE & VIDEO ARCHIVE

    Date:

    A more efficient storage layout has been created at Bonded Services’ London facilities with the installation of Constructor Group’s Pallet Racking storage system.  Dexion has supported the main contractor, Cheshire Storage & Interior (CSI) Solutions, throughout the project, which has resulted in the design and installation of a state-of-the-art...

  45. Passing away of George Howard Thompson, former Chairman of Dexion

    Date:

    All of us at Dexion wish to express our condolences to the family of George Howard Thompson, a former Chairman of Dexion and founding trustee of the Comino Foundation , who passed away on Sunday 8th January 2012. Click here if you wish to add a comment to the online Times Obituary Guest Book.

  46. Facebook Chooses Dexion HI280 Shelving

    Date:

    Facebook, the world’s leading social networking site, has opened its international headquarters in Dublin. Storage Systems Ltd of Ireland  has completed a large HI-280 Steel Shelving fitout for Facebook's new International Headquarters on Hanover Quay in Dublin. Click here to read more on Hi280 shelving for Facebook

  47. Warehouse Optimisation - using the space wisely

    Date:

    With warehouses and distribution centres now operating under tight budgets, while still being required to meet customer demand, warehouse optimisation can be an essential means of increasing a company’s productivity. Whilst there are many tactics for the effective storage of goods, a two-pronged approach, namely minimising space wastage and...

  48. Dexion Distributor celebrates 50 years

    Date:

    Duval Products Celebrates 50 Years as a Dexion Distributor This year Duval Products reaches the milestone of having been a Dexion distributor for 50 years. To celebrate the occasion Matt Grierson, Dexion Sales Director and Maël Pichereau, Dexion Distributor Manager, presented Duval Director, Steve Kippen, with an award. A family business for ove...