Controlling Dust, Insects and Heat Means More Hygienic Conditions

Companies continue to bemoan the fact that ineffective control of dust and insects, coupled with variances in temperature, result in hygiene, and health and safety compliance problems.

With large volumes of pedestrian and vehicular traffic food manufacturing facilities as well as retail stores, the associated ingress of unwanted elements is a given. Read the rest of this entry »

Affordable Solution In Various Applications

According to Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, high quality PVC strip curtains offer an affordable solution in various applications where dirt, dust or insects need to be kept out and hygiene, humidity, temperature and noise need to be controlled. Read the rest of this entry »

Cut Energy Costs With Quality, Local Strip Curtains

Rocketing electricity prices have placed cost pressures on every sector, making it vital to be efficient when heating or cooling production facilities; high-quality strip curtains help business owners achieve this by providing a thermal seal at main access doorways.

Manufactured by Johannesburg-based Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, this solution allows environmental separation, keeping out hot or cold air, humidity, dust, overspray and smoke, while still affording easy access for staff and vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »

Enhance Workplace Safety With Strip Curtains

A large percentage of workplace accidents occur at internal entry and exit points as well as at points of transition between various sections in a manufacturing or storage facility.

Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, says that by ensuring optimum visibility, the risks associated with the movement of vehicular traffic can be substantially reduced. “The use of transparent general purpose strip curtains to cordon off doorways and sections of a plant will go a long way to mitigate against risks and improve safety in the workplace” he says. Read the rest of this entry »

Increasing Productivity With Apex Strip Curtains

Apex Strip Curtains

With ever more pressure being placed on manufacturing operations to remain competitive, focus is being directed to ensuring an operational environment that is conducive to the production of consistently high quality products and a reduction in wastage. Among the factors that influence this is employee working conditions as this impacts directly on issues such as quality and productivity. Read the rest of this entry »

Safety First with Apex Welding Screens

Apex Welding Screens

Safety in the workplace continues to be a prime focus, and many manufacturing operations make use of Apex Welding Screens to ensure workers are protected against weld splatter and fumes as well as from harmful UV radiation. Read the rest of this entry »

General Purpose Strip Curtains from Apex Strip Curtains & Doors Feature Increased Durability and Flexibility of Application

Apex General Purpose Strip Curtains from Apex Strip Curtains & Doors boast a number of industry firsts to increase their durability, flexibility of application and the ability to prevent the ingress of unwanted elements. “After extensive research and development, we devised a specially formulated PVC material that retains its flexibility even after years of use. In addition the material is transparent, ensuring optimum visibility and safety,” Wim Dessing, Managing Director of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, says. Read the rest of this entry »

Keeping Fruit Fresh With High-Spec Ditec Alimax Rapid Roll Up Doors

A newly-established fruit processing plant in Salima, 90 km from Lilongwe in Malawi, is setting the trend by being a 100% renewable energy international standard processing facility. The plant’s team visited and worked with over 100 processing facilities around the world, to ensure a design driven by the highest possible quality standards. Read the rest of this entry »

Fry’s Metal Installs Apex Strip Curtains in New Battery Breaker Plant

Fry’s Metal, involved in the secondary smelting and refining of lead, antimony and tin alloys and the production of lead and lead alloys in ingot form, has installed Apex Strip Curtains in its newly commissioned battery breaker plant. Read the rest of this entry »

Low Price PVC Strip Material From Far East Could Pose Health and Safety Risks

Concerns have been raised that low priced PVC strip material imported from the Far East could pose health and safety risks.

All PVC strip material, whether locally manufactured or imported, is subject to strict standards enacted in Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) legislation. However, certain imported products have been shown to be well below the required standards or fail to meet the standards in many respects. Read the rest of this entry »