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Alan Sherlock VWS Appointment

December 12, 2012

VWS is delighted to welcome on board Alan Sherlock as Engineering Sales Manager.

Highly regarded across both the waste management and fleet management sectors, Alan brings with him over 30 years experience, including 6 years as National Fleet Manager for FOCSA Services (UK) ltd.

AW Family Lands in India

November 14, 2012

Known for leading the field in load cell technology; bin, vehicle, industrial weighing and traffic monitoring systems, the AW Family has now expanded into India with full 50/50 partnership with India based company E.G. Kantawalla Pvt Ltd.

Julian Glasspole, Chairman said “We are excited to announce this momentousness expansion into India and surrounding area with our partners E.G. Kantawalla, who have been established in India since they started all the way back in 1918”.

Flawless Weighing for Biffa in Winchester & Portsmouth

November 05, 2012

The contract involved the installation of 6x load cell systems on each of 44 Dennis Eagle Elite RCV’s.  The weighing technology was fitted at Dennis Eagle’s factory in Warwick, before being wired and calibrated by VWS.

David Maidman, BIFFA Operations Director said: “With such a large district there is a greater risk for vehicles to run overweight, so reliable and accurate weighing equipment is crucial to keep our fleets compliant and safe.”

Local Firm's 'Pink' Charity Day Raises £700

October 22, 2012

The Directors agreed to match the funds raised on the day so an amazing total of £700 was achieved.

Staff cooked, baked cakes and brought in pizza for a festive lunch, and there were prizes for the best pink outfits as well as games like ‘Guess the Number of smarties in the jar’.

A Simple Weighing Solution

October 09, 2012

London-based commercial waste management company Simply Waste Solutions has fitted weighing equipment to its new fleet of vehicles, as part of a million pound investment.

Market leading weighing company, Vehicle Weighing Solutions (VWS) has fitted underbody weighing systems to the company’s latest fleet of vehicles comprising 6 RCV’s.  One of the vehicles has also been fitted with its ENVIROWEIGH dynamic bin-weighing system.

VWS had the Measure of Yorwaste's Food Collection Service

October 07, 2012

The Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) selected Yorwaste along with six other companies across the UK to receive funding to run a commercial food waste collection service. From October Yorwaste will collect food waste from around 500 businesses throughout Yorkshire and Teeside.

By installing bin-weighing equipment to its food waste vehicle – a DAF LF Fa Lf 45 with Farid Minipac –  Yorwaste is able to measure exactly how much food waste is being collected from each bin, how much is being diverted from landfill and then report the results back to WRAP. 

Britain's Best Bin Weigher Measures Up in Northern Ireland

September 23, 2012

Northern Ireland’s premier supplier of refuse vehicles, Manvik Plant & Hire Ltd., won the tender to provide 6 refuse vehicles to the Authority, two of which specified weighing equipment.  Vehicle Weighing Solutions were selected as the preferred supplier.

Alan Haire, General Manager, Manvik said: “Armagh are using the weighing technology to analyse and monitor loads. VWS were selected because of their price competitiveness and the accuracy of the ENVIROWEIGH system.”

First British Dynamic Bin Weigher on Show

September 09, 2012

The first truly British dynamic certified bin weighing system, ENVIROWEIGH, provides an unrivalled level of weighing accuracy, to 0.5% or better, and can be used for pay-for-weight services, enabling waste collection operators to enhance profitability.

100% British designed and manufactured, ENVIROWEIGH can be installed to all makes and models of UK standard wheeled bin lifting hoists and it is suitable for all types of waste recycling operations collecting waste in wheeled bins, whether multi-bin domestic collections or multi-site trade rounds.

Best of British Weighing at RWM

August 16, 2012

Visitors to VWS’ stand won’t be disappointed with the impressive range of British manufactured load cell technologies and weighing systems on show, including ENVIROWEIGH – The Bin Weigher, the first truly British dynamic certified bin weighing system.

Providing an unrivalled level of weighing accuracy, to 0.5% or better, ENVIROWEIGH can be used for pay-for-weight services and enables operators to enhance their profitability. The system can interface with all the latest software, GPS and telemetry technologies to allow for remote monitoring, and live data can be transmitted wirelessly for analysis, reporting and invoicing.

Cheque Presentation from One OWL on Another

August 13, 2012

The money was raised from the proceeds of a hog roast held at the Plant & Waste Recycling Show (PAWRS) in Torbay earlier this summer. The donation will go towards the charity’s Fund-a-Bird scheme, which aims to rehabilitate homeless birds of prey, such as owls.

Vijay Maru will present the cheque on behalf of Vehicle Weighing Solutions, alongside Jason Airey of CMS Supatrak and Dave Tucker from Vision Techniques.

Enterprise Introduces Bin Weighing into Square Mile

July 22, 2012

Both compartments on the capital’s new fleet of Geesink Plug-in Electric Multi-faction RCV’s have been fitted with the ENVIROWEIGH bin-weighing system from Vehicle Weighing Solutions, enabling Enterprise to provide accurate data and a more transparent service to its clients in the capital’s Square Mile.

Mick Aherne, Fleet Business Development Director, Enterprise said: “We are responding to increasing demand from clients in London who want to know exactly how much waste they are disposing of and what proportion is being recycled.  Corporate Social Responsibility, a drive to reduce their carbon footprint and the increasing cost of disposing of waste at landfill sites is providing a significant impetus for organisations to measure the whole life cost of their operations, including their waste.”

OWL Wins Waste Product of the Year

June 13, 2012

Commenting on the award, Jason Airey said that “we are very happy to be presented with this award. The OWL partnership strives to demonstrate best practice in waste collection and it is great that the industry has recognised this”.

Julian Glasspole of VWS commented that “we are so excited to win this award. The recognition of our joined up approach is great and we are looking forward to working with more organistions in the future to help them improve their operational efficiency”.

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