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Health and safety are important aspects in the workplace. Legislation is being tightened and the employers’ responsibility is increasing. Sometimes there are more questions than answers when it comes to the risks of hazardous substances.
“At first we were looking for good products for our washing machines, products to clean and polish stainless steel. We then tested several products together, the results were very promising, and we received samples to carry out more thorough tests. Here and there, it was not yet optimal. And we also have parts that are very difficult to clean.”
OPTIMUM GROUP™ is a versatile group of printing companies specialising in UV Flexo web printing and digital printing. ASQ is part of the OPTIMUM GROUP™.
A young boy is playing at the water’s edge and is fascinated by the tadpoles swarming in the ditch. He puts them in a glass jar and proudly takes them home.
After producing these window panes, they are coloured by means of screen printing. The screen frame needs to be cleaned in between for the final cleaning to be done after the production run.
When Steurs moved from Antwerp to Wijnegem, it was the perfect moment to start working in an even safer and more innovative way. To do this, they were looking for safe alternatives, for instance to acetone for degreasing and cleaning printing plates. A few days after their request, Eco-Point made an appointment to look for a solution together.
Screens made of transparent lexan (polycarbonate) or plexiglass/perspex (acrylic) are currently in wide use to protect employees and customers against contamination from the coronavirus. It is (unfortunately) already almost impossible to imagine shops and supermarkets without these cough screens or partitions.