Visit BTTG™ and Shirley® at the Emergency Services Show 2018!

BTTG™ and Shirley® are exhibiting at the Emergency Services Show 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham on 19th and 20th September. The event is an exhibition which brings together all industries from the emergency services sector.

We will be at stand A30 in Hall 5 – come and visit us!

For exactly 100 years, BTTG™ and Shirley® have been at the forefront of textile research and testing. Serving both the domestic and global textile industry, we test textile and other flexible materials to British, European and international standards. Following significant investment in recent years, our laboratories are now among the most advanced in the world. Selling into over 80 countries, we are proud to serve textile and garment manufacturers and their end users.

BTTG™ is the leading independent organisation for the testing, certification and auditing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Using its unrivalled expertise and experience, it also delivers advice and training. As the world’s leading sector specialists, BTTG™ has worked extensively with the emergency services and continues to test and certify their PPE.

With a worldwide reputation for excellence and reliability, Shirley® offers a comprehensive range of independent technical and investigative services. It operates STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®, an independent testing and certification system for garments, fabric, yarns and fibres. Its testing services are accredited by the UK Accreditation Service (UKAS) and, through them, by the International Laboratory Cooperation Scheme (ILAC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA); this maximises client confidence both in the UK and overseas.

Experts from both Shirley® and BTTG™ will be at the exhibition, ready to answer any questions.

Chris Dean, Laboratory Director, has over 20 years’ experience working in Fire Testing laboratories. Chris Butcher, Certification Manager and Convenor of PPE Notified Body group VG5 for clothing and Gloves, boasts over 25 years’ experience in testing and certification. Verity Hardy, Technical Officer, is our expert on ECOPASSPORT and REACh and a member of the OEKO-TEX® ECOPASSPORT technical committee. Tori Vincent, Business Development Officer, has over seven years’ industry experience and works within our Customer Services department.

If you have any questions or would like to find out more about our services, please email to book an appointment with one of our experts. Alternatively, just come along and visit us at stand A30 in Hall 5 – either way, we look forward to seeing you at the show!

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Posted by on 31 August 2018