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11 November 2015

The CHSA Gala Ball - Book Your Place Now

The date has been booked for our 2016 Gala Ball - 20 May - and places are already going fast.  Email Linda Belcher and book now to avoid disappointment.  

We've moved the Ball to a wonderful new venue - Heythrop Park Resort, Enstone, Oxfordshire, OX7 5UE.  Set in 440 acres of stunning Oxfordshire countryside, Heythrop dates back to 1710.  There's a magnificent ballroom, plenty of parking, stunning rooms, a championship 18 hole golf course and luxurious health club and spa.  What's not to love!

There will be a Champagne Reception, sumptuous three-course meal and the chance to dance the night away.  

Click here for a little more information.  

Fun and games at the Gala Ball

We've booked some great entertainment for the Gala Ball.

The mind reader guy, Kennedy is going to provide the main entertainment and be our MC; be prepared to be amazed!

With Harry Robson going from table to table you'll see his magic up close; will you be able to work out how he does it?  

And watch out for Chris Ryder.  He's going to be moving amongst the guests sketching quick caricatures as he goes!

Book now to make sure you don't miss out!  Email Linda Belcher for more information.  

Promote your business to CHSA members

If you want to promote your business to CHSA members then our Gala Ball offers the perfect opportunity.  

There are a number of different sponsorship deals available including:

 - Table wine

 - Champagne Reception

 - Table gifts

 - Photography

Email Linda Belcher for more information.  

All profits will be donated to the Chairman's Charity, The Helping Treat Cancer Together Committee.    

Our new website is now live!

With strong functionailty our new website clearly communicates the CHSA’s three primary activities:

- To drive up standards through our effective and influential Manufacturing Standards Accreditation Schemes for Soft Tissue, Plastic Refuse Sacks and Industrial Cotton Mops;

- To provide a powerful, collective voice for our members;

- To keep members informed and connected through our engaging programme of events.

It is also a great platform for promoting our members.  Buyers seeking a manufacturer of cleaning and hygiene products can now search the members directory by product or specific company, and for distributors it is also possible to search by location.

It is important you check your company's entry and let us know of any changes; we can action these straight away.  If you have not yet provided information, please do so and we'll make sure your details are on the site.  Email Cathy Connan with your information.  

CHSA at the Golden Service Awards

The CHSA and our Accreditation Schemes were placed in front of every guest at Golden Service Awards.  A special card with two luxury chocolates was at every place.  

Mike Stubbs, Chairman of the Accreditation Schemes presented the Hospitality Award.  


Cromwell takes a new approach to recycling

Cromwell Polythene has taken the ‘on your bike’ philosophy to heart.

Six Cromwell employees, including managing director James Lee, are sporting specially designed cycling jerseys and shorts, paid for by the company as part of its keep fit strategy, when they take to the roads.

Between them, Team Cromwell cycle thousands of miles each year, ensuring that the colourful message gains maximum exposure.

James Lee said: “We’re keen to encourage high levels of fitness among our employees and this seemed like a fun way of promoting brand awareness at the same time!"

Award winning Harrison Wipes®

Harrison Wipes® celebrate their achievement of Best Family Business of the Year, following their double-award win at last year’s Havering Business Awards.

The Havering Business Awards are open to all 7,000 businesses based in the London Borough of Havering. The awards recognise business excellence from financial success to innovation and community spirit.

The judges were impressed with Harrison Wipes® philosophy and practices. Founded in 1891, Harrison Wipes® is a longstanding business which has remained within the Harrison family.


Prevent blockages and overflowing sanitary bins with the new Vectair Femcare™ Sanitary Bag Dispenser

Some of the largest problems in commercial washrooms are seen when toilet drains get blocked or obstructed, and by offering a suitable method for disposing of sanitary waste, you can save not only time, but also money by preventing this issue.  

The new Femcare™ MVP Sanitary Bag Dispenser provides a subtle method of disposing of (or containing) sanitary waste, either alone or in conjunction with a sanitary disposal unit.  It actively promotes a clean, hygienic and tidy washroom environment, thus delivering a caring statement to the visitor.

Chicopee Develops New System for Tailor-Made Cleaning

Chicopee has developed a new dispensing system which allows users to create tailor-made, single-use wet wipes.

The Single Use Dispense System (S.U.D.S.) comes with a choice of three different types of dry wipes delivered in a perforated roll, which can be used with cleaning chemicals that users already know and trust for specific tasks.

Supplied in a portable dispenser bucket with space for labelling, the dry Chicopee wipes provide an alternative to ‘one size fits all’ wipes already impregnated with standard chemicals and saturation levels.

Charles Bentley & Son's expanding e-commerce brand takes up new warehouse

Loughborough-based manufacturer Charles Bentley & Son has purchased a new 202,000 sq ft warehouse in a deal worth £6m, in order to accommodate its rapidly expanding e-commerce brand, BuyDirect4U.

Click here to read the full story.