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Who’s who in your factory relocation project?

Relocating a factory is a bit like building a machine: all the...

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Machinery transport: our simple six-step process

Machinery transport is a complex task. There are countless...

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10 iconic machines from the last 100 years

Humans have come a long way in the past 100 years. As we sit on...

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How (and why) we decontaminate ion implanter machinery

Machinery relocation is a major undertaking: one that requires...

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From us to the world: the UK’s top ten exports

In 2018, the UK shipped £350 billion worth of goods and services...

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Top tips for machinery deinstallation for factory relocations

Factory relocation isn’t a simple process. In our detailed guide...

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The 5 most innovative factories in the world

Next-generation tech makes great headlines. And there’s rarely a...

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An expert guide to packing and transporting high tech machinery in factory relocations

Getting equipment from one location to another is rarely a...

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Method statements and risk assessments for a factory relocation

Relocating an entire factory is no small feat. Much like the...

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What does Brexit mean for CE Marking?

What does Brexit mean for CE Marking?

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Customs and international transfer considerations for factory relocations

Factory relocations are large and complex. There are a...

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Leave or remain in 2019? The Brexit question for high-tech businesses in the UK

Despite calls for a second referendum, murmurs around reversing...

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Tales from the front line: Our biggest, toughest and most satisfying equipment moves

Since 1991, we’ve worked on a huge variety of engineering and...

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How to carry out a full site survey for a factory relocation

There are many reasons why businesses might want to relocate a...

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The top 5 engineering tech trends of 2019

In the ever-evolving world of tech, it can feel like there's a...

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Electromagnetic Conformity (EMC) Directive Guide

The EMC Directive - officially named Electromagnetic...

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Five Incredible Engineering Achievements of the 21st Century

We aren’t even a quarter of the way through the 21st Century,...

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IES – Semiconductor Training (Equipment Training, Process Training and Consulting)

IES offers a variety of courses that cover a wide range of...

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Five of the Largest Machines Ever Moved by Road

Transportation has come a long way in the last century. Man...

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Low Voltage Directive Guide

  The Low Voltage Directive – officially

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Machinery Directive Guide

The Machinery Directive – officially named Directive 2006/42/EC

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From Us to the World – the UK’s Top Five Exports

As a world leading provider of Export Packing and Factory...

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EMF in Manufacturing Environments: Why it Matters

If you operate a manufacturing site which uses high current or...

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Does Brexit Spell Mass Factory Relocation?

IES provides a world leading factory relocation service,...

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IES and National Apprenticeship Week

Now in our 27th year, IES has been in operation for longer than...

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Four Remarkable Nobel Prize Winning Engineers

Engineers are not attention magnets, and in many cases, their...

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The Dos and Don’ts of ISPM 15: How to Walk the Compliance Tightrope

Wood is a key material for Export Packing, and is widely used...

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Logistics and Brexit – What are the Ramifications?

This month we are nearing the business end of Brexit...

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When Do I Need PUWER?

Health and safety is awash with acronyms; so much so that it can...

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From a 5 year apprenticeship to far flung travels: Barry Tomkins’s career in semiconductors

For some of us, a reminder of the long and successful career we...

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Benefits of a Field Service Engineer

IES offers clients support from a large pool of highly...

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The World's Top Five Largest Factories

Our Factory Relocation service provides an integrated solution...

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CoCom regulations, blackshirt bodyguards and installations signed off with vodka: Brian Fletcher’s career in microelectronics

Brian Fletcher is one of IES’s key international personnel....

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Export Packing Essentials: Key Considerations

With over 25 years’ experience in projects of all shapes and...

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Kirstie Hazelton: How Travel has Changed in the Last 20 Years

With an increasing number of engineering and packing projects,...

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Christian's 8 top tips for a smooth industrial move

Changing the use of space in a factory or relocating to a new...

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IES in Focus: Contract Manufacturing

Contract Equipment Manufacturing (alternatively referred to as...

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IES in Focus: Electrical Department

The Electrical Department is one of the lesser known areas of...

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Apprenticeships working at IES

National Apprenticeship Week is now in its 10th year, and IES...

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Service in Focus: Factory Relocation

What is Factory Relocation? Factory Relocation from IES is a...

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IES Supports R&D at University of Bristol

The great research and development work carried out by...

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Electromagnetic Fields Directive

Service Overview The Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Directive...

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Service in Focus: Export Packing

Department Overview: Our export packing division was established...

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Merry Christmas

At IES, to get into the festive Christmas spirit, we hosted a...

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It's a year of celebration

Last month’s blog saw us interviewing a number of the more...

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Time to look back...

It’s that time of the year where everything seems to be a...

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‘Print Guru’ Russ Has No Plans to Retire After 48-Year Career in Bristol

Bristolian Russ Shears celebrates his 65th birthday this month –...

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Unpacking, Andy Revel’s 10 years with IES

In a year when we’re celebrating anniversaries we thought it...

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Why our customers come back to us?

"A common theme from your clients is how you make difficult...

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IES Thanks Staff and Customers With Day at the Races

IES treated its staff and key customers to a day at the races...

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How logistics might look on our 50th anniversary

Looking Ahead As IES celebrates 25 years in International...

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5 Key Areas for Smooth Packing Process

At IES we have been involved with equipment & machinery packing...

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IES CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY

IES is enjoying International and Blue Chip companies as regular...

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Steps to Glory – Sales vs Operations!

The Combatants: Sales & Marketing Versus The Operations Team The...

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IES’ Charity Support Goes To New Heights

IES is proud to announce sponsorship of local mental health...

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The IES Fitbit Challenge

It’s not unusual for a group of co-workers to meet after work to...

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How to build a wooden crate

We’re often asked how we go about putting a bespoke packing case...

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Installing three large robotic assembly machines

We know how much everyone loves a good film at Christmas, and...

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6 Simple Steps to CE Marking

This is the third in a series of blogs we’ve been posting about...

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CE Marking, What should comply?

If you’re reading this and asking yourself whether your products...

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CE Marking – Top 10 misconceptions

The 1st July 2015 will prove to be a pivotal day in the history...

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IES approved for the Military Packager Approval Scheme (MPAS) by the MOD

Bristol-based packaging, logistic and engineering company IES...

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IES forecasts further growth after securing endorsement from MOD

IES has recently been approved for the prestigious Military...

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Myths about CE Marking

1. “If all the components are CE Marked, your finished product...

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FAQ: CE Marking

Why CE Marking? We live in an increasingly litigious world where...

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Cost effective Electro Magnetic Capability (EMC) Testing

“Visitors are requested to turn off mobile phones when in this...

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Wooden Packaging: Legal considerations when Exporting or Importing

Purchasers of packaging are always in the hands of their...

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Cost Effective – CE Marking

It is a legal requirement placed on manufacturers and importers...

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How is IES different from other packing companies?

Answer: In several ways. The first is our experience. We haven’t...

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Pharmaceuticals

Helping a South West pharmaceutical manufacturer to a...

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5 Tips When Installing Machinery

5 Tips When Installing Machinery

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