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Welcome to the IPS Flow Systems blog. From here you can get the latest news and updates about our company and its product range.
  1. Our MD Andrew Lamb speaks to the Institute of Water

      Our Managing Director Andrew Lamb speaks to the Institute Of Water  about the supply chain difficulties and future opportunities.   Read all about it here - MYEBOOK - Summer 2022
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  2. Kessel Lifting station for restricted use Minilift S

        Kessel Lifting station for restricted use Minilift S The space-saving version for wastewater without sewage. The Minilift S fits easily under any sink – or also in the basement floor slab. A washing machine, shower and further inlets can all be connected to the small lifting station at the same time. The Minilift S is equipped with a 300 W pump with a float switch circuit.The Minilift S is available in two versions – either for abo
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  3. Fire Sprinkler Site Visit in County Durham

        This week our North East BDM Mark Atkinson  visited specialists in Dry Riser Systems and Fire Sprinkler installtions LJM Fire at a new site in the heart of County Durham.  Mark had a look around the recent install of FlameGuard® CPVC pipe & fittings with the team.  FlameGuard CPVC is an engineered thermoplastic piping material that has been used successfully for many years in fire sprinkler systems. LJM is a North East based company providing fire protection solutions for Industry, Retail, Health Care &
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  4. IPS Flow Systems hold the largest stock of Spears® Flameguard® CPVC fire sprinkler products in the UK

    During the start of 2022, Seaham based IPS Flow Systems have increased their stock of CPVC fire suppression products to the highest levels in their 30-year history. Paul Wright, UK Product Manager for the Fire sector explains, “Our clients are the leading sprinkler companies within the fire protection sector.” “Current building regulations in Wales require all newly constructed, change of occupancy or extensions to residential & domestic properties to include active fire suppression systems. We provide a comprehensive range of products within the fire sector, including CPVC pipe & fittings, valves (including monitored), sprinkler heads and mist nozzles.” “To ensure we can respond to clients’ needs at short notice, we have actively continued to increase stock all year. IPS Flow Systems now hold thousands of lengths of pipe in all sizes and the fittings to go with them. We also have solvent cement, sprinkler heads & mist nozzles, all available for next da
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  5. Finding the right grease separator

    From basements, where space is limited, through to installation in the ground – the right product solution for every requirement Fats, oil and grease – known as FOG in the industry –  do not belong in wastewater. If large quantities of FOG enter the sewers, they can cause considerable damage and lead to corrosion, odours and blockages. In recent years, the sewers of London have made the headlines, with the discovery of vast fatbergs. To prevent this, it is mandatory in virtually all business in which greasy wastewater occurs, to use grease separators that are designed and sized to European standard EN 1825, for example, in restaurants, commercial kitchens or butcher’s shops.   Grease separators largely remove the grease and oil in wastewater before it is discharged into the sewers. Yet which separator is suitable for which area of use and which system is designed for which installation situation? The separators are frequently located in cramped basement, which m
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  6. Peter Harris

    Peter Harris Business Development Manager - Wales, Midlands & East of England Email    Industry Experience Time served craft engineer, moved into sales in my mid 20’s. Have gained over 30 years’ experience within engineering and
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  7. Dave Whalley

    Dave Whalley KESSEL National Product Manager (UK & Ireland) Email My role is predominantly to develop sales and project-based specification of all KESSEL products.  Focusing on Backwater Protection, Pump Stations, and Grease/Oil separators, our goal is to provide innovative, reliable cost-effective waste water management solutions to the construction industry and utility sector. Delivered with an emphasis on the provision of design guidance, training on Installation, repair and maintenance, reliable supply, and continuous technical support for a broad customer base.
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  8. Paul Wright

    Paul Wright UK & Ireland Fire Product Manager  Email 7 years after learning from the great man himself, Les Walker. Before IPS I worked at RS Components for nearly 10 years. Prior to that, I worked for a plastics company for 15 years where I set-up and run machines to produce components mainly for the pharma sector. Industry Experience
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  9. Mark Madden

    Mark Madden Business Development Manager – Northern Ireland Email My role is to look for the opportunities in Northern Ireland and also in the Republic of Ireland for IPS. To also look after our current customer needs and support them in any way possible. Industry Experience
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  10. Mark Skinner

    Mark Skinner Business Development Manager – M62 Corridor & Teeside Email I have resposibility for this territory and several Specialist Customers around the UK Industry Experience 35 years’ experience with a background as a Senior  Con
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