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Booming Worcestershire lift component manufacturer hosts MP

West Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin has visited a thriving county-based lift component manufacturer. From left: Sam Tanno, Harriett Baldwin MP and Russell Walker Atwell International, which specialises in the design and supply of safety products for the global lift industry, gave the MP a guided tour of their 10,000 sq ft design and engineering plant

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VG Safety Gears – Precise. Reliable. Safe.

Atwell International are proud to offer the FULL range of VG Safety Gears. We are the only company in the UK to cover safety gears for any type of lift up to 120 tonnes in weight. What’s more, standard VG Safety Gears are held in stock and are available for short notice delivery – at

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Another New Member Of Staff!

It would appear that new members of staff are like busses… Sam Tanno is our latest addition to the Atwell team, and he has joined us as an Engineering Graduate.  Sam will be analysing the range of VG Safety Products and will play a key role in the future research and development of VG Safety Gears.

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New VG Test Tower

We have installed a brand new test tower at our office in Worcester, which enables us to demonstrate just how accurate and reliable the VG Safety Gears are, as well as performing additional batch tests for VG Safety Gears. The tower stands at 6.5m high and allows us to test a load of up to

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HMS Queen Elizabeth

Atwell International are proud to have supplied equipment for the UK’s largest warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth. The Royal Navy’s new 65,000 tonne flagship measures a staggering 280m in length and is 70m wide. It will have a crew of 1,600 personnel. Atwell International have supplied a combination of VG Safety Products and guide rails, which

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FREE Product Training

Atwell International believe that the range of VG Safety Products represent the ultimate in lift safety equipment.  That is why we are hosting FREE training for VG Safety Products on the first Thursday of every month! Our first session is on Thursday 5th June 2014.  Call us on 01905 641881 or email info@atwellinternational.com to book

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VG Safety Product videos added

We have added videos to the product pages for VG Safety Gears, the VG Rope Brake and the VG Overspeed Governor. One of the VG Safety Gear videos is a new video of the VG6 Safety Gear during recent testing at a lift modernization project in London.

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It’s all happening…

We’ve had some high profile orders for VG products come through over the last few months, culminating in VG rope brakes being installed at Buckingham Palace! “It’s quite a feather in our caps to get a job like this, with one of the lifts being for Her Majesty’s own personal use” said Atwell International MD,

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Countdown to A3

According to the European Commission Enterprise and Industry web site, the “Date of cessation of presumption of conformity of superseded standard” for EN81-1:1998 is 31st December 2011. This means that EN81-1:1998+A3:2009 becomes mandatory from 1st January 2012, and all new lift installations must comply with the revised regulations. Most, if not all of the A3

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Worcester lift company scales new heights in export markets

A Worcester company that specialises in lift safety equipment is winning new business in countries as diverse as China and Australia, with help from UK Trade & Investment. Atwell International, of Ball Mill Top Business Park, Hallow, designs, manufactures and supplies standard and tailor made safety products for the lift industry. Established in 1996, Atwell