The British Heart Foundation is a charity close to Intastop's heart after our founder and shareholder, John Hills suffered a series of heart attacks almost 20 years ago and thankfully made a full recovery.
Intastop supported this year's Comic Relief by selling red noses, holding a charity sweep stake and having a bake sale!
“This year we will be featuring our new SECURA™Stop Multilock and our popular and acclaimed Door Top Alarm,” said Marie Hanby, marketing manager at Intastop. “Both are unique solutions for mental health facilities that aid in the protection of both staff and patients.”
The simple hinge can actually be heralded as a revolution in the construction world and as such, leading manufacturers and solution providers in protecting doors, people and places, Intastop, is keen to highlight the importance of this simple but effective piece of ironmongery.
Intastop has launched its SECURA™Stop Multi Lock Door Stop to particularly support vulnerable patients in the mental health sector and those that care for them.
We welcomed Luke and Matthew to our production team during December. Luke has now started studying for his NVQ Level 3 in Engineering Maintenance. We still have a vacancy for another Production Operative. We are looking for a high calibre, forward-thinking, energetic person with a "can-do" attitude.
Our new drape former is now in place which will further improve capacity, quality and workflows along our PVC line. This machine can also do some amazing things with PVC for which our Business and Product Development teams have lots of ideas!
We are delighted to share the news that we are to become the exclusive UK supplier of Inpro products from 1st Feburary 2017.
Protection of people and places are at the very heart of our ethos and we have gone one step further, with a bumper charity fundraising year. By the end of 2016 our team exceeded £2,500 from its 2016 fundraising activities.
Impact protection sheet by leading door protection specialists and suppliers, Intastop Ltd, has been commissioned by Bespoke Complete Services Ltd to protect door frames and prevent costly repairs at Northwick Park Hospital which is part of one of the largest integrated care trusts in the UK.
We are pleased to announce our Area Sale's Managers are now certified to inspect fire doors after passing the Fire Door Inspection Training via BRE and the Door and Hardware Federation (DHF).
A great day supporting Breast Cancer Awareness by wearing it pink.
A busy couple of days at this year's Healthcare Estates Exhibition in Manchester.
Intastop participated in Hallam FM's Big Bake Day to raise money for local charity Cash for Kids. A departmental bake off was held for the best cake, read more to find out who the winner was!
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Production Operative Apprentice to join Intastop Ltd.
We are looking for a high calibre, forward-thinking, energetic person with a "can-do" attitude.
The main duty is to gain the necessary skills to effectively and efficiently manufacture products to customer specifications using specialist machinery.
Intastop wore it yellow and held cake sales and a raffle to raise funds for local girl Laurie Jay Balfour who was left fighting for her life after a 15 stone gas canister fell on her face during a freak accident in Greece.
Innovator and manufacturer of products for the protection of doors, people and places, Intastop Ltd, will be featuring its latest products and solutions on stand D30 at this year’s Healthcare Estates Exhibition.
Intastop did it - Yorkshire 3 Peaks Completed!! Over £300 raised for Eves Trust.
Intastop has now joined NBS Plus - a dedicated section of the NBS system whereby technical product specification is embedded into relevant specification clauses, making life easier for designers, architects or contractors.
Intastop has strengthened its field sales team with the appointment of three new area sales managers.
A great effort from staff who took part in this year's Superhero Day in aid of local charity Hallam FM Cash for Kids.
With the mandated Level 2 Building Information Model on public sector projects now imposed Intastop Ltd has seen a noticeable rise in the downloads of its BIM responsive data and has expanded its library with the inclusion of its revolutionary IVision vision panel and unique Door Top Alarm.
A high grade standard by Investors In People has been given to a Doncaster company after it has shown long term commitment and continued support of good people management in practice underpinned by the IIP standard.
Some of our ladies will be trekking the mountainous terrain of Yorkshire in aid of Doncaster charity, Eve’s Trust.
Download our latest Protecting Doors and Places brochure here.
Karen Byard, Fire Officer at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust attended a seminar last year and commented "Excellent presentation which showcases the product uses well."
As part of the Lean Manufacturing Process Intastop has gone through, we have undertaken a thorough review of the build processes of all our products.
We have been accredited for a further 3 years as a MINDFUL EMPLOYER which is about increasing awareness of mental health, providing support networks and information, and making it easier to talk about mental health.
Mental health is an area of key concern for our Trusts in the UK and an emphasis on reducing inpatient hangings has been top of the agenda for the last few years. In fact the latest report by The University of Manchester showed how specific work over the last 20-30 years has reduced inpatient hangings from window handles and curtain rails to near zero, although this has now placed more emphasis on other sites such as door tops.
With specifiers through to facility managers in mind this new website has been formulated into three distinct areas, the protection of Doors, People and Places.
Sarah, James and Jody all in one piece after their bungee jump into darkness in aid of Hallam FM's Cash for Kids this weekend.
The DD171 test is the most vigorous performance test conducted on doors to ascertain the feasibility and performance of hinges. We are pleased to announce that the Intastop Double Swing hinge and Removable Doorstop were vigorously tested by independent NHS Trust Representatives and their findings surpassed all expectations.
"Excellent. Class leading products being produced by people who care what they do."
"The corner protection and Anti-bacterial Impact Protection Sheet from Intastop has provided both an aesthetically pleasing and infinitely practical solution to the ongoing maintenance of the school. Due to the range of colours we have been able to co-ordinate the protection with our existing décor are and delighted with both the visual finish and the practicalities that it will offer us. It was easy to install and will ensure that our school remains safe clean and well maintained for our pupils, staff and visitors."
"We needed to protect the walls and brighten up a waiting area. Digi-print sheet by Intastop Ltd gave us the flexibility we needed to be able to utilise our own images making it a really personalised area whilst at the same time delivering the impact protection for our walls. We are so pleased with the product and it has really made a difference to a previously bland waiting room. It's great to be able to get something that is not only hard wearing but aesthetically pleasing too and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend or use Intastop products again."
"Continuous geared hinges were fitted to a traditional timber double door set, which could prove to be the busiest of all our doors, some four years ago. There is no discernible play nor has there been need for adjustment, the door opening effort is light and is accurate and effective in closing. A very good and reliable product."
"We have used the Rotary Door Frame Guards on numerous projects in the Trust and have found them very useful in protecting the doors and architraves to doors where beds and trolleys frequently pass through. They are a neat design, easy to install and don't look obtrusive when the doors are in the closed position, used in conjunction with Intastop's Door Edge Guards and PVC Door Sheets, they provide full protection to doors and frames which could quickly become damaged in busy hospital environment."
"The Full Mortice Hinge is regularly specified by the trust as the preferred option for outward opening single swing doors to bedrooms and en-suites, where a robust fitting with minimal ligature risk is required, and where appropriate can be neatly combined with a jamb mounted concealed closer."
"We had a requirement to provide a cost effective solution to the damaged door frames of the unit. We opted for the Intastop Slimline Rigid Frame Guard because the product gave a neat finish without encroaching into the openings."
We know that first hand experience is what most want when choosing a product key to the sustainability of a building and protection of the people that use it. That's why we have created our Training Centre, which aims to inform, educate and demonstrate our range of products to customers, installers and industry professionals.
Due to expansion we are currently recruiting for Area Sales Managers to join our team to cover the North West and South East regions.
Anti-bacterial wall and door protection is essential in the prevention of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI's) and has been proven to prevent the growth of up to 99% of harmful microbes and bacteria. Intastop is the UK's exclusive supplier of Hygienilac antibacterial sheet.
Leading manufacturer of anti-ligature solutions and door/wall protection products, Intastop Ltd will once again be showcasing its extensive rage at this years Design In Mental Health Conference and Exhibition on stand 504 at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham on 17-18th May.
Newly built Melior Community Academy in Scunthorpe for 11 to 16 year olds was having trouble keeping up with the maintenance required on its walls. The frequency of re-painting was a concern for the site maintenance team in both time and cost so the Academy searched for a viable alternative.
Intastop Ltd, was chosen to deliver a range of wall and corner protection to help the Academy meet the demands of its high traffic areas.