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OCS Secures Contract with The Met Office
CS is delighted to have been
awarded a five-year contract
with The Met Office in Exeter.
The contract will see OCS deliver a wide
portfolio of soft FM services including
management as well as workplace
support services such as reception, mail
room management, porterage and
This contract represents another
significant win for OCS, with the
company having recently secured
several other prestigious clients in the
public sector.
Sheila Newton, Managing Director,
Government Sector commented: “We
are thrilled that we have been able to
secure such an important client as the
Met Office, and our focus will be on
continuously improving the customer
experience through provision of best-inclass services.”
Ralph James, FM & Technical Services
Manager, Met Office said: “We are very
excited to be embarking on this new five
year partnership with OCS. The working
environment is important to all of us at
the Met Office and, having selected a
partner with a proven track record in
delivering innovation and excellence, we
feel confident that our staff will thrive in
an outstanding environment and
continue to deliver world class science.”
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Airedale Secures Preferred Supplier Status with
Aggreko for its Power, Heating and Cooling Rental
International, has signed a
preferred supplier agreement with
Aggreko, specialists in power,
heating and cooling.
The new
agreement will provide Airedale’s UK
customers with access to Aggreko’s
extensive fleet of power generation
and temperature control solutions
backed by Airedales nationwide team
of HVAC specialists.
Through this collaboration, customers
will benefit from a total rental solution;
from initial site survey, through to
installation, commissioning, servicing,
refuelling and site removal.
In addition to rental services for
breakdowns and planned maintenance
under the agreement Airedale will also
provide the following specialist risk
management and testing services:
Contingency planning – a contingency
plan package that encompasses; initial
survey, identifying suitable equipment,
with detailed site specific instructions
and a guaranteed response time
Integrated Systems Testing (IST) testing services for data centres
including; stress testing before
installation, verifying the performance of
generators, PDU’s and UPS units during
commissioning and on an ongoing basis,
and accurately simulating the load of
power systems to ensure they can
reliably meet the power needs of the site
in question
Paul Roper, Business Manager –
Airedale Rental Solutions, commented;
“Through years of experience, we have
developed a strong working relationship
with Aggreko. Becoming a preferred
supplier to Aggreko is a source of great
pride and a vote of confidence in the
quality and ability of Airedale to scale its
professional project management and
technical capabilities.
Paul added, “ This agreement will offer
our customers access to services
which will benefit them greatly. In
particular, the new contingency
planning service, which will help our
customers manage and control risk,
and ensure peace of mind. Investing
in contingency planning should be at
the forefront for all businesses.”
For more information about Airedale’s
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