Covid-19 Update: 6/4/20

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During current events, and despite our announcements, a number of customers have asked if we are still open, and what stock we have – so we thought an update would be helpful. We are continuing to meet all of our customers’ needs, and to the outside world our presence and service continues to be seamless. To minimise the risk to …

Improved Air Maintenance Device

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We have available several different models of air maintenance device, all designed to allow the fine control of air pressure from compressors complete with air receiver. We will shortly be updating our unique INTEGRATED air maintenance device, following ongoing testing under different situations. However, in the meantime, and following several recent orders for our STANDARD air maintenance device, we have re-designed …

Recent Fire Sprinkler Saves

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Every so often we find it useful to consolidate some information on recent fire sprinkler saves, and maybe some instances where someone was not so lucky. We haven’t done this for a while, so please see below: One of our customers, J&J, recently completed a residential installation in Colchester, and already this has prevented the spread of a chip pan fire after the activation …

Sale? Where?

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As the more eagle eyed amongst you may have noticed, some of our SEP logos have subtly changed, and this will be feeding throughout our branding over the coming months. After some consideration, we have decided that the time has come to ‘streamline’ our name – which doesn’t actually say anything about what we do, and just causes confusion about where we are. The ‘Sale Engineering …

Reluctant Price Increases

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Despite three years’ ongoing and in some cases very high prices increases from component suppliers, we have managed to keep most of our own prices flat and have not imposed a cross-board price change since 2017. The GOOD NEWS is that this remains the case for most of our major product groups – there will be NO CHANGE in prices …

Jockey & Booster Pumps

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Over the past 12 months we have seen an increasing demand for jockey as well as other booster pumps, so we thought a quick ‘reminder’ to all our readers may be useful. As a nominated distributor for Grundfos, we have access to all of their models (most often the CRi vertical multistage pumps) through their online system, with the double benefit that you get …

New position: Assistant Manager

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Location: Cheadle WHO ARE WE? A small and rapidly-growing manufacturer of specialist components for FIRE SPRINKLER systems (test equipment, air compressors, booster pumps etc) – an important, interesting and growing industrial sector. Our focus is on quality, customer satisfaction and flexibility. Due to SIGNIFICANT GROWTH – driven by our ‘yes’ attitude, focus on new product development and globally-recognised product approvals …

Dry Riser Test Pump Update

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Following the ‘more-successful-than-we-expected’ launch of our new Dry Riser Test Pump in September – and our ability to quickly incorporate positive feedback from our experienced customers – we have made some changes to the ‘DRTP’ and laid out some options to provide wider choices. Steel skid mounted for full stability and better looks; Standard end connection 2″ socket can be replaced or supplemented …

Presov Explosion & Fire

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On the afternoon of Friday 6th December one of our Slovakian employees received a phone call from their parents to say that there had been an explosion in a high-rise residential building in Prešov, Slovakia. We have two employees who are Slovakian, and it looked like the block of flats in question was where our supervisor’s brother lives…more worryingly, he …

Season’s Greetings and Shutdown Dates

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At the end of a(nother) record-breaking year, everyone at SEP would like to wish our customers – past, present, and future – a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We know that without your support we would not be where we are, so a big thank you to our regulars! In line with our Mission and Ethos, rather than send cards and …