sema inspections

We undertook SEMA (Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association) inspections at several Ikea branches recently. As a company Compact – work to the SEMA guidelines. We identified and rectified several issues that related to the storage areas in the branches. It is important to ensure that all storage is inspected regularly, as it can avoid dangerous and […]

planning your office space part one

Planning an office sounds easier than it often is in reality. Those naive enough to consider heading up the project team may think it is as simple as buying some desks and filing cabinets and having them delivered on time and most importantly – within budget. In reality planning starts a long time before even so […]

planning your office space part two

In part one we discussed the benefits of working out what you want to achieve with your new space, the basics as far as where it will be, how the space may look, what storage, colour scheme, is it setting the tone of the business – or conforming to what is already there. We also […]

compact storage have re-branded

Compact Storage has undergone a transformation this week. We are proud to introduce to you our new logo, social media branding and website. Our new website is laid out in both product and sector formats to make it easier to navigate and arrive at the storage solutions you are seeking. It’s also mobile friendly – […]

looking for inspiration in the workplace?

Compact go further than your average furniture supplier. Why? Because they make it as well. If you have, for example, a space that has bugged you for years that you believe is a “waste of space” – because of it’s limited height or awkward non-square corners, don’t despair. Compact have a solution for that. With […]

agile working – the bench top workforce

Agile working is currently one of the biggest buzz words used in today’s businesses.   To make your workplace an agile workspace you may wish to discover initiatives along the lines of bench top working: Having somewhere to quickly set up your laptop and check your emails is vital. An informal place to read a […]

agile working for the mobile workforce

Agile working is a philosophy that when adopted, needs to be ingrained into a company’s DNA. It means the ability to offer a variety of working habitats, anytime and ideally, any place within a working organisation. It’s not just about having flexi-time – but it’s about flexi space. Not only that but agile working also […]

remove the burden of storage management

One of the largest concerns for educational facilities is storage management for students around the campus. Issues that many facilities have had to contend with have included: lost keys, running out of space, unused lockers and out of commission storage. Not to mention the issues relating to the space used for redundant or hardly used […]

clerkenwell design week

It’s Clerkenwell design week! Guy is slap bang in the middle of things for the rest of the week, showcasing the Simplicity RFID lockers. He is currently based from Nowy Styl’s showroom for the duration and would love to see you if you’re coming to see what’s new in the storage world.

what makes a quality archive shelving installation pd5454

What Makes A Good Archive Storage Installation? We’ve produced a document highlighting those suggestions as to PD5454 compliant installations below: Shelving should be designed in such a way as to provide adequate ventilation, allowing free movement of air around the stock to ensure pockets of stale air or humidity do not pose a threat to […]

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