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Problem-solving Techniques: The 8D Model

Amy Hawthorne

7th March 2014

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Problem Solving Techniques: The 8D Model

Back in 1983, Ford Motor Company was struggling to cope with the influx of complaints about the quality of American cars, so they decided to approach Dr W. Edwards Deming for his professional advice. Ford had expected Deming’s seminars to revolve around how to improve quality, but instead he focused on how Ford… Continue reading »

Chemical Safety – The Daily Demands of Working with Chemicals

Amy Hawthorne

28th February 2014

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Chemical Safety

When you’re dealing with potentially dangerous goods such as chemicals on a day-to-day basis, there are certain precautions and guidelines you have to follow to avoid serious risk to yourself or others. Some of these just require common sense, but you might be surprised at how much planning and detail goes on behind… Continue reading »

Kaizen – Continuous Improvement in the Chemical Industry

Amy Hawthorne

25th February 2014

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‘Kaizen’ is a Japanese term used to define continuous small changes that can lead to ongoing improvement. It doesn’t matter how small these changes may be, as long as they are a step in a positive direction. In the workplace, kaizen signifies the daily activity of every employee at each level and is… Continue reading »

New Business Plan Unveiled

Amy Hawthorne

17th February 2014

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Global Calendar

Recently, the team at ReAgent have been putting their heads together to decide what they want the future to look like, and an ambitious business plan was unveiled to the rest of the employees in December. Big plans don’t just happen overnight. We are looking ahead to the next four years and striving… Continue reading »

ReAgent Supplies Chemicals to Celebrity Big Brother 2014

Rich Hudson

15th January 2014

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We were recently approached by global TV production company Endemol via our website to supply Hydrogen Peroxide, Potassium Iodide and Distilled Water which were used in Celebrity Big Brother 2014. The chemicals we supplied were used in a task given to the housemates to make an explosive medieval magic potion. The experiment is… Continue reading »

Video: Concrete Platform Demolition Time-lapse

Rich Hudson

20th December 2013

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Earlier this month work began on demolishing the concrete platform in the centre of our production facility marking a significant milestone in a project aimed at improving the layout of our factory. The work begins with the platform and the area around it being cleared. The platform is then isolated by cutting off… Continue reading »

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