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Brexit – what’s next?

18 August, 2016

Following the Brexit outcome, what is next for compressed air users? BCAS reports that its members are already reporting a more cautious approach to business. The Society adds that what is clear is end users and suppliers of compressed air need to come together if they are to make the most of any opportunities.


New technical officer

18 August, 2016

BCAS has appointed Marion Beaver as its new technical officer. The role is key to BCAS’s work with the UK government, European and other overseas institutions in representing the industry on proposed energy and environmental legislation and Beaver brings a wealth of experience, gained over more than 30 years in production, engineering technology and energy consultancy roles.


Survey to improve standards

18 August, 2016

If you are an end user of compressed air, how important to you is it that your maintenance provider uses genuine parts or that your equipment supplier outlines your health and safety and legal considerations?


Standardising energy audits for compressed air

10 June, 2016

Until recently there was no process-specific standard for assessing the energy efficiency of compressed air systems. Here Dean Abbott, technical officer for BCAS argues that the application of ISO 11011 could save you a lot of money on your bottom line.


BCAS Buying Group

29 April, 2016

BCAS members joining the BCAS Buying Group are being offered 20 per cent off the cost of joining.


Online survey to win an iPad Mini

29 April, 2016

BCAS is conducting a UK wide industry survey to find out what users of compressed air need from their suppliers and maintenance providers. Everyone completing the survey will be entered into a prize draw for the chance to win an iPad Mini.


New BCAS website

29 April, 2016

BCAS has unveiled its new website, www.bcas.org.uk at Air-Tech. It aims to be the number one source of independent information for the compressed air industry.


Legislation update

01 April, 2016

Change is in the air on the legislative front for manufacturers, distributors and end users of compressed air. Dean Abbot, technical officer for the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS), steers us through some of what is expected in 2016.


Maximising eco efficiency

25 February, 2016

Dean Abbott, technical officer for the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) brings us up to date on the Eco-design directive (2009/125/EC) – Lot 31 and argues for a sensible and achievable approach for compressed air manufacturers.


Free associate membership offer extended

01 December, 2015

The British Compressed Air Society is offering end-user customers of current BCAS members 12 months’ free associate membership – worth £975.


Motion Control Awards Dinner announced

01 December, 2015

The 2016 Motion Control Industry Awards Dinner has been announced. The event is managed by the Motion Control Alliance, comprising BCAS, the British Fluid Power Association (BFPA) and the British Fluid Power Distributors’ Association (BFPDA).


All change at BCAS

01 December, 2015

The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) is undergoing changes in 2016 with two new faces, Vanda Jones and Dean Abbott, joining the team.


Motion Control Awards Dinner announced

30 October, 2015

BCAS, through the UK Motion Control Alliance, has announced the launch of the 2016 Motion Control Industry Awards Dinner. The event is managed by the Motion Control Alliance, comprising the BCAS, the British Fluid Power Association (BFPA) and the British Fluid Power Distributors’ Association (BFPDA).


Benefits of trade associations

30 October, 2015

Membership of the only trade association dedicated to the compressed air industry – the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) – can help keep businesses up-to-date with important ever-changing issues, trends and legislation within the marketplace. Chris Dee, executive director at BCAS, summarises the benefits for suppliers of compressed air systems.


Standardising the compressed air industry

25 September, 2015

Chris Dee, executive director of the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS), discusses how new standards in the compressed air industry will improve energy performance and safety.


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