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New Evac+Chair International site at Blythe Valley Park

New site for Birmingham-based manufacturer, Evac+Chair International UK manufacturer, Evac+Chair International is investing to futureproof the business as it relocates to Blythe Valley Park (BVP) in Solihull, Birmingham, near junction 4, M42. From Monday 25th May 2020, Evac+Chair International will begin manufacturing and distributing its products worldwide from the new, 38,223 sq. ft site. The…

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Covid19 update
COVID19 Update

Your safety is our priority, now and always As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to develop around the world, we wish to reiterate our continued commitment, in caring for the health and well-being of all of our customers, commercial partners and team members, and our determination to fight the spread of the virus. We continue to…

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Evac+Chair exhibits its world-leading evacuation equipment at Sicur 2020

Evac+Chair will be exhibiting its world-leading evacuation chairs at Sicur 2020 at IFEMA, Madrid, 25-28 February 2020. Evac+Chair designs and manufactures emergency evacuation equipment to ensure people with mobility impairments have access to safe means of evacuation from a building in the event of an emergency. As the recognised global leader in stairway evacuation, Evac+Chair…

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Increasing workplace diversity and its influence on evacuation planning

It has been revealed that, in the UK, 7.7 million people of working-age have a disability – representing almost 20% of the entire working-age population. It’s estimated that around 4.1 million of this number are currently in employment. This means there are approximately 3.6 million citizens that the UK workforce is missing out on –…

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Keeping pace with change

As the UK’s population continues to grow rapidly, the pressure grows to create more living and working spaces. As a result, more high-rise buildings are being built in many of our cities. While the pace of construction quickens, building and fire regulations for high-rise buildings are undergoing intense scrutiny following the 2017 Grenfell Fire and…

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Evac+Chair at the International Conference for Disaster Medicine, Saudi Arabia

Evac+Chair has recently showcased its ambitious plans for international expansion. Following on from this, our Saudi distributor, Mohammed Yousef showcased a broad range of evacuation equipment at the International Conference for Disaster Medicine, Saudi Arabia on 13th -14th October 2019.   The International Conference for Disaster medicine is the first of its kind, with the…

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National Customer Service Week

Evac+ Chair International are proud to be members of the Institute of Customer Service as part of our commitment to customer service. We were celebrating our customer service journey with National Customer Service week 7-11th October 2019. Evac+Chair have total customer focus with it being one of the pillars of our mission, to be recognised…

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Thursday: Leadership

Championing customer service is a crucial area of focus in the boardroom. We asked one of our board members, Steve Ellis, Technical & Operations Director, his views on how the business strives to delivery exemplary customer service:   Steve Ellis: “Maintaining and increasing our trust levels with our customers is always at the forefront of…

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Friday: Trust

As a proud UK manufacturer, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with high quality products and services that they can rely on in critical emergency situations. Building customer trust is key for us as our equipment is designed and manufactured to save the lives of the vulnerable, in extremely challenging conditions. Here are some…

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Wednesday: Recognition

Well Done to the Winners! In recognition of National Customer Service Week, we are celebrating the hard work our employees contribute towards our customer service. We have asked our employees to nominate a colleagues who have gone above and beyond.   Here are the employee winners who got nominated by their employees: Alex Round, Dean…

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Tuesday’s Topic: Capability and Skills

At Evac+Chair, customer care isn’t solely the responsibility of the customer service team, it is shared far and wide across the organisation from our teams in dispatch right through to our service engineers in the field. For our customers to remain totally satisfied, we must ensure that we keep pace with the ever-changing needs of…

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Effective evacuation for care homes

Often, one of the biggest difficulties faced by care homes during a fire evacuation is that many of its residents are likely to have reduced mobility. At a time when speed and efficiency is key, extra care and consideration is required in the case of a fire evacuation as this can pose a threat to…

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Monday’s Topic: Customer Insight

Evac+Chair is celebrating National Customer Service Week and Monday’s topic is ‘Customer Insight’ Evac+Chair prides itself on going above and beyond for its customers. Not just by providing the most efficient means of escape, but by educating and raising awareness of the changing nature of risks surrounding evacuation. Evac+Chair conducts regular market research to gain…

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Evac+Chair sharing best practice in emergency evacuation at FM Expo 2019

Evac+Chair sharing best practice in emergency evacuation at FM Expo 2019 Evac+Chair will be discussing the importance of inclusivity in emergency evacuation plans and procedures while exhibiting its extensive range of evacuation chairs at FM Expo 2019, 17-19 September, Dubai World Trade Centre. The changing nature of risk The nature of risk is changing –…

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The importance of Training and Maintenance

Are you up to date? As every Evac-Chair is categorised as a Class 1 Medical Device Directive, licensed by the MHRA (Medical Health Regulatory Authority), it is critically important your staff are adequately trained in how to use the chair within your building. It is also vital that your Evac+Chair is regularly maintained to ensure…

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We’re on the move!

We are delighted to confirm that Evac+Chair will be moving to brand new 40,000 square feet state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities on

25th May 2020 to:

Unit 4
Central Boulevard
Blythe Valley Park
West Midlands
B90 8AW


Thank you,

The Evac+Chair Team.