Electric Vehicle Battery Technology & Gigafactories: The Race is On

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High Volume Battery Production Facility

Just nine months ago, the UK Government accelerated plans for the ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles, where the target was brought forward by Boris Johnson from 2040 to 2030. There are some exceptions though, which include plug-in hybrid and full hybrid models that will have a five-year extension. Ultimately, this forms a major […]

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Cultured Meat

Cultured Meat & The Growing Role of the Laboratory in the Food Industry

When the world’s first laboratory-grown burger was presented and tasted in London back in 2013, this sparked a rumour of such products being commercially available as soon as 2020. With a worldwide pandemic then thrown into the mix, this prediction was maybe a little too premature, but it certainly doesn’t mean that the wheels aren’t […]

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Battery Component Assembly Rooms

Why Choose A Specialist Cleanroom Architectural Envelope Contractor?

Would rather watch our video version? It goes without saying that cleanroom projects require a different approach to more traditional panel-build applications. Due to the stringent nature of the environment and their applications, such as vaccine production, testing of infectious diseases and lithium battery manufacture, particular attention must be paid to the construction of these […]

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Temperature Controlled Marshalling Area

Just-in-Time vs Just-in-Case Business Models – Where Are We Heading?

It’s without a doubt that every single UK business has been touched by the events of the last year in one way or another. Whether it has been major supermarkets experiencing product demand like never before throughout lockdowns or manufacturers hastily reviewing and implementing new import and export procedures, the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing Brexit […]

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Health & Safety

Overcoming the Challenges of Health & Safety in 2020

Health and safety excellence has been an area that the Stancold team always strives to achieve. The extraordinary circumstances that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to us, meant that, like many other businesses in the construction industry and beyond, processes have had to be reconsidered and stepped up significantly to keep everyone safe. As Stancold’s […]

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Processing Area

Preventing Cross-Contamination in Allergen & Specialist Production Processes

As we’re settling into the ‘20s, it’s clear to see that food innovation now is far more advanced than it was at the start of the millennium. The variety of products on the supermarket shelves are an indication of this, thanks to consumers now making more informed decisions about what they’re eating and listening carefully […]

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PVC vs Composite Panels

PVC Hygienic Cladding vs Composite Panel Systems for Clean Environments

A ‘clean’ environment carries different meanings for different types of applications, from the strictest ISO or GMP grade facilities required for vaccine production suites to less stringent ‘clean not classified’ spaces that must simply be kept free from dust and external pollutants. Depending on the level of cleanliness required within an area, there are several […]

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Best Food Factory Design

Optimising the Best Design For Your Food Production Facility

When business is booming and your facility is working at its maximum production capacity, expanding your space is a sensible next step in ensuring that you can continue to meet client demand. Whether this involves expanding within your existing premises or taking on an additional site, it goes without saying that there is a lot […]

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Stancold GMP Cleanroom

The Advantages of Cleanroom Supply & Installation

Where new cleanroom builds are required within the pharmaceutical, medical and high-end manufacturing industries, it is essential that they are completed to the highest quality and to the exact build specification. Where the processes undertaken within these facilities can be easily contaminated by airborne particles or are sometimes extremely hazardous, the greatest care must be […]

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Modular Build Facilities

How Modular Can Help Your Business Move Forward

In today’s modern society, circumstances within any industry can change at the drop of the hat, whether that be down to ongoing consumer trends or unforeseen breaking news. Businesses need to react quickly in these situations to be able to continue to meet clients’ demands. It could be a nationwide shortage of a specific vaccination […]

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Stancold offering food-safe PIR panel systems

From Polystyrene to PIR Panels – How Far Have We Come?

Stancold’s more than 70 years of experience in installing composite panel systems mean that we have seen the industry evolve and take shape into what it is today. This has included technical advancements in new panel manufacturing processes, creating products to provide the most suitable solutions to our clients. Over the last 40 years, there […]

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