Aktrion receive SafeContractor accreditation
Aktrion are pleased to announce that they have been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.More ▶
Food & Drink Federation Awards Dinner
The FDF Awards Dinner held in London on 14th November was a great and enjoyable night celebrating the many great achievements and companies within the sector and the massive contribution the sector makes to the British economy and exports. The TV Presenter, Katie Derham, who was the hostess for the evening attended by some 300 people in the Vinopolis Hotel in London.
Aktrion’s Bakery Tin Cleaning business based in Dudley, West Midlands, are proud to announce the securing, via their partner FBS Prestige, to provide all the bakery tin cleaning and re-glazing for all the Warburton’s Bakeries. Under this contract, FBS Prestige will provide all new tins and coatings.
Since the acquisition of the tin cleaning business last year for Rentokil Plc, Aktrion have invested heavily in additional capacity and improved process control, so that the operation really can boast a high degree of efficiency and quality. Aktrion work closely with FBS Prestige so as to provide a total bakery tin management service to clients, including replacement tins.
Food & Drink Federation Awards
Aktrion Food & Drink are proud to announce that they will be sponsoring the Education Initiative Award at the Federation’s Awards Dinner in London on 14th November. When Aktrion takes on running a part of a client’s operation, along with process re-engineering and restructuring, staff training and development is a key part of the improvements Aktrion bring. Therefore it is highly appropriate that Aktrion are sponsoring such an award.
Leading by example, in November, Aktrion will be enrolling a further 60 of it’s own staff on a one year Apprenticeship Programme in manufacturing operational improvement, with a planned further 60 the following year.
Aktrion buys out remaining 49% of Alpha FM Ltd
Following the acquisition of 51% of Alpha FM Ltd in 2010 as part of Aktrion’s expansion into the food & drink sector, Aktrion have now acquired the remaining 49% as planned in the original agreement. Keith Nathan remains as Managing Director with Alpha FM, now rebranded as Aktrion Food & Drink. Since the acquisition of the original 51% in mid-2010, Alpha FM has more than doubled its sales volume and continues to expand at this rate as the range of services and management resources are developed under Aktrion.