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What it’s like running a Pet Crematorium
Pet Cremation has continued to flourish as an industry. Showing no signs of slowing down we are seeing a dramatic increase in the number of entrepreneurs branching out into Pet Cremation as an extension to their existing business or even...Read More
Battling the Coronavirus across Angola
Addfield joins the fight against disease across Angola. As Covid19 continues to make headlines it is important to recognise the work that International Aid Agencies continue to complete. Working across developing countries, often with limited infrastructure to establish facilities to...Read More
When is Lambing Season and what results can you expect this year?
The lambing calendar generally ties very closely into the arrival of spring each year, as Farmers everywhere begin to prepare themselves for what is often a very hectic lambing season. Incinerators may be the last thing that you would think...Read More
Coronavirus impacts the farming sector in the USA
Mass culling required following animals infected with COVID 19 In the early days of the initial COVID19 outbreak there were reports of household cats being able to become infected with the virus. In the following months the virus was confirmed...Read More
The rising popularity of animal incineration across America
This year has seen a global shift in waste treatment. As the demand for secure disposal of hazardous waste has never been so accepted. While the mainstream media is focusing on the visible impact of the Coronavirus the farming industry...Read More
Addfield are exporting champions once again in 2020
In 2018 we were honoured to receive the Department for International Trade ‘Board of Trades’ award for our success internationally. Following that, in 2019 we were asked to share our experiences and support up and coming exporters as an ‘Exporting...Read More
Why a brick refractory is best.
Why should you buy from Addfield? That’s a completely reasonable question, isn’t it? And one that we will always tell you is the right choice for you to make. ‘Buy an Addfield, we have been trusted for over 35 years...Read More
Digital approach to combat the Coronavirus spread
Over that past few months, the internet has truly revolutionised the way we work worldwide. Remote meetings have become the new normal and people are engaging with technology and the business opportunities available like never before. At Addfield the sudden...Read More
A secure future for boarding Kennels and Catteries
The financial impact of the Coronavirus is only just beginning to be felt. As some industries are more public in the challenges that they are facing due to the personal restrictions that have been put into place since early March...Read More
Providing sustainable medical waste disposal in the Ivory Coast
Returning to the Ivory Coast Just two years after their initial project in the Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire) was completed Addfield has once again been commissioned to deliver more essential solutions for medical waste disposal to laboratories and clinics across...Read More
Additional opportunities for pet crematoriums
What to Do After Pet Cremation: Honor the Memory of Your Beloved Pet The loss of a beloved pet will sting in the heart for a long time. Every toy, photograph, bed, and even pet food will spark that deep-rooted...Read More
Challenging medical waste across Cambodia
Cambodia like many developing countries is facing a crisis caused by a rapidly growing population and the amount of medical waste that is being created as a result. There is a drastic shortage of reliable and environmentally sustainable facilities in...Read More
How incinerators can prevent a Pandemic?
2020 began with news of a new viral outbreak in China. Following this we were able to witness first-hand the speed in which a localised Endemic disease could become a global Pandemic. Taking only two weeks, between the first cases...Read More
The truth behind Autoclaves for medical waste incineration.
In the destruction of medical waste, it is widely understood that the safest way to reliably and permanently destroy hazardous pathogens and germs is with heat. As manufacturers of the worlds most trusted range of medical incinerators, we are more...Read More
Supporting international aid agencies fighting Coronavirus
As health systems worldwide struggle under the weight of the added pressure caused by the Coronavirus. Millions of tons of additional hazardous waste is going to be generated. One issue that many are overlooking is what is going to happen...Read More
Become your own boss
In recent weeks we have seen businesses close and thousands of people lose their livelihoods almost overnight. Alongside the emotional and physical impact of the coronavirus, the financial implications will stretch far into the year if not beyond. One of...Read More
Kuwaits largest recycler chooses Addfield
Yet another exporting success story for us at Addfield we gear up for one of our largest projects in recent years. As the final stages of the project are formalised we are beginning to gather our team in preparation for...Read More
Protection from Coronavirus and Pandemics
As the recent Covid19 outbreak has shown us having a robust biosecurity waste management system in place is essential and will save lives. Throughout the years we have delivered clinical incinerators and support to some of the world’s largest international...Read More
Business as usual after Brexit
Do not worry about Brexit. It’s still business as usual for Addfield As Brexit is now just a matter of hours away some people may be a little concerned as to what is going to happen at Addfield for our...Read More
Manufacturers break exporting record
Further proof that exporting is still going strong in Great Britain even in the shadow of Brexit as Staffordshire Based Manufacturer celebrates their latest shipment into their 101st Country. At the end of 2019 Addfield Environmental Systems Ltd sent their...Read More
African Swine Fever devastates swine herds across Europe.
How to protect yourself from the dangers of African Swine Fever. This year has seen the return of one of the most devastating agricultural viruses for pigs. With over 100 reports of the highly contagious outbreak of African Swine Fever...Read More
Introducing the C200 Medical Incinerator
We are extremely proud of our medical incinerator range and the positive impact that it is having globally. Having a range that covers the most compact machines designed for handling small quantities of biomedical laboratory waste all the way...Read More
The Secret to International Success
We were recently asked to deliver a talk, highlighting some of the key steps we undertook to become successful internationally. Delivered by Operations Director Derek Carr on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce and DIT. You can watch the full...Read More
The future of Waste to Energy – Complete talk by James Grant – Addfield Environmental.
The future of Waste to Energy – Complete talk by James Grant – Addfield Environmental. In September 2019 during the first day of the Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham. Our Business Development Director James Grant...Read More
Are you ready for Incoterms 2020?
Incoterms are about to change, are you ready? Let’s forget about Brexit for a minute and focus on an upcoming change that is going to affect every exporter regardless of the region you sell to. Incoterms are about to change...Read More
How ready are you for Brexit?
The shadow of Brexit has laid heavy over many businesses this past year and with the big day potentially less than a month away it’s important to be prepared and take note of what impact it could bring your business....Read More
The A50L Agricultural Incinerator for the Poultry Industry
Today we are looking at the A50L agricultural incinerator machine. This machine is predominately used for disposing of poultry waste on broiler sites of around 400,000 birds and above it is also used for the disposal of hatchery waste, and...Read More
Addfield joins SME Export Track 100
This May we were honored to be included in the Sunday Times 5th annual 'Sunday Times WorldFirst SME Export Track 100'. One of only 11 companies based in the Midlands to have achieved inclusion and coming in at position 71....Read More
Tunisian Ambassadors expedition to Addfield
Not every visitor to Addfield comes to buy an incinerator. As active members of the Department for International Trade ‘Exporting is Great’ initiative, being Exporting Champions part of the Midlands Engine we are more than happy to take part in...Read More
Further success for Addfield
We are very excited to announce that we have been shortlisted in two categories at this years Staffordshire Chamber Business Awards. The first category is ‘International Trade’, further recognising the tremendous success we have continued to achieve during the past few...Read More
Addfield become Exporting Champions
Staffordshire Manufacturer becomes Exporting Champion We are honored to have been invited to join the Department for International Trade’s, Exporting is Great campaign as an Exporting Champion for the ‘Midlands Engine’. Following several highly successful years building our international customer...Read More
The G20 has been designed to securely treat petrochemical waste.
A by-product in the production of crude oil is the risks to the environment from contamination by raw oil as it is extracted from the ground. Often resulting in land that is unusable and toxic due to the high quantities...Read More
New Director Appointment
We are very proud to announce the latest addition to the Addfield Board of Directors, James Grant. James has been instrumental to the success of Addfield working in the role of Business Development Manager since 2011. Representing the business globally...Read More
Expanding the Medical Waste Market
It’s that time of year again that our sales team pack their bags for a week away from the cold and wintery UK to spend a week in warm and sunny Dubai. Exhibiting from the 28th to the 31st January...Read More
The Evolution of Pet Cremation
Pet cremation is not a new business, in fact archaeologists have discovered a pet cemetery in Palestine with the cremated remains of over 1000 dogs in urns that dates back as far as 332BC. Modern cremation started a little closer...Read More
A unique insight into waste management at remote locations.
We have just discovered a fantastic article online detailing the ongoing issues with dealing with waste produced on remote islands. As we have been sharing the ongoing development of our G250 high capacity incineration plant for the Ascension Islands which...Read More
Supplying the first council in the UK to operate a pet crematorium
Pet cremation as a business has developed rapidly over the past decade. The developments in technology reflected in the professional approach that businesses now take has become a growing £100+ million pound a year industry. Pets are increasingly important...Read More
How to ship an incinerator internationally.
We are proud to have customers stretching across every continent and covering more than 95 counties. One of our biggest barriers is often not finding the customers but finding the best solution to transport their machine to them safely. Fortunately...Read More
The dangers of Mad Cow Disease!
For the first time in over ten years Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) better known as Mad Cow Disease has reared its head again in the UK with cases recorded on a farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland this October. A highly problematic...Read More
Tackling medical waste in chile.
> Having customers in more than 95 countries it can be challenging to ensure that we can provide a full service to our customers. This is where our expert team of distributors, partners and international engineers step in. Trained by...Read More
Why choose a Rotary Incinerator?
Although, the majority of machines that we manufacture are fixed chamber incinerators. There are occasions when considering a Rotary incinerator could be the right decision for you and your waste requirements. As every need is unique we would always recommend...Read More
Further Expansion for Addfield
Since moving into our new Burntwood factory back in April of 2017, our growth has shown no signs of slowing down. During the past year, we have taken on a record number of incredibly varied projects. Alongside receiving a constant...Read More
The incredible G250 High Capacity Incinerator
Over the past 35 years we have developed a comprehensive range of incinerators, suitable for every kind of waste and able to handle all of our customers industry needs. Boasting a range of machines starting with the ultra-compact AES100 all...Read More
Discover the Rapid 1000 High Capacity Agricultural Incinerator
Having over 35 years of experience manufacturing the most efficient and hard working incinerators in the world it is safe to say that we know what makes the right machine for you. Our Agricultural range has solutions for every...Read More
Addfield receives highly prestigious ‘Board of Trade’ award.
Steve Lloyd (centre) receives prestigious Board of Trades Award from Dr Liam Fox MP (Right) Achieving further recognition for continuing international success on Thursday the 6th September, Managing Director Steve Lloyd joined a select number of innovative UK companies at...Read More
The catastrophic cost of Foot and Mouth Disease
Foot and Mouth disease has never completely disappeared. Although it has been almost 20 years since the last major outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease in the UK, which cost the industry more than £8 Billion, it does not mean...Read More
Winning through the manufacturing recession
Last week you may have seen the headlines that despite the overall economic growth manufacturing in the UK is going into recession showing a negative growth of 0.95%. Fortunately for us at Addfield we are bucking the trend, continuing to...Read More
Sustaining the natural beauty on the Ascension Islands.
It’s a fantastic honour to have been asked to provide a solution to The Ascension Islands. A beautiful location just south of the equator. An incredibly remote location, with a population of approximately 800 people including a US Airforce base...Read More
Blockbuster success for Addfield at this years Pig and Poultry Exhibition
With the sun bearing down on us during the first day of the show the Addfield team began a truly tremendous two-day exhibition at the bi-annual Pig and Poultry show in Warwickshire. Welcoming farmers from across the UK, Ireland and...Read More
The return of Ebola
In early May one of the most dangerous viruses in recent years made a return in the Democratic Republic of Congo with 17 confirmed deaths. Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has not been reported since the last major outbreak in 2014...Read More
Addfield on tour throughout May
Exhibitions are a vital part of our activities at Addfield giving us the chance to catch up with our current customers as well as spending time with future customers face to face. Often our sales team have to fly to...Read More
The future of Medical Waste treatment.
At Addfield we are proud of the fact that we produce some of the world's most advanced solutions to Medical Waste Treatment. Our MP range is currently changing the way that medical and clinical waste is being disposed of in...Read More
Award winning manufacturers
It's a great accolade to be able to declare yourself to be award winning, and to be recognised by your peers is one of the greatest awards you can receive. Last night we achieved that on a massive scale. At...Read More
Preparing for installation in Pakistan
Within recent years we have seen our international reputation grow, as we work with increasing numbers of world aid agencies alongside governments in providing long-term solutions to treating the growing problem of increasing levels of Medical Waste. In the final...Read More
The sky is the limit at forthcoming awards
Following on from being shortlisted for two awards from the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce we have also received notification that we have also been selected to be shortlisted for a further award. This time for the category of ‘Manufacturing...Read More
Shortlisted for two awards at Birmingham Chamber Awards.
This years Golden Globes and Oscars may be out of the way however the real awards season is about to begin for us. This time we are talking about one a little closer to home, with the Greater Birmingham Chamber...Read More
The global leaders in medical incineration
As the global leaders in medical waste incineration, we are committed to expanding the countries and organisations that we work with. Today is the first day of Arab Health one of the worlds biggest Health Care exhibitions that is held in...Read More
Continuous exporting success
We have built our business as the experts in Incineration for more than 35 years, steadily growing our range and our reach. Able to create the right machine for every requirement and that commitment has paid off allowing us to...Read More
Fresh outbreaks of Newcastle Disease in poultry
For the last couple of months when most people have been thinking about Poultry, Turkey was at the front of their minds. However many countries have been seeing an increase in Newcastle disease, which if you weren’t aware is a...Read More
You cannot just bury your medical waste.
A growing concern across many developing countries comes from the lack of infrastructure and dependable waste management. What some believe is the easiest approach to disposing of medical waste is just throwing it out into open ground, the next step...Read More
In their own words “Starting a Pet Crematorium”
We often get asked a lot of questions from our customers when considering starting a pet crematorium business. With different individuals motivated by different factors for running a business of this kind. It is never straight forward for us to...Read More
Helping keep the Blue Planet swimming cleanly.
When you think about the beautiful Island of Sark nestled in between Jersey and Guernsey the last thing that will probably come into your mind is pollution. Being the smallest of the Channel Islands with a permanent population of approximately...Read More
Addfield opens up at the London Vet Show
Following a flurry of last minutes activity, our team are bracing themselves as the doors are finally about to open at the London Vet Show 2017. Taking place this year at the ExCel London across the 16th and 17th November our team are...Read More
Introducing the Addfield A50-IC Pet Cremation Machine
Introducing the A50-IC a state of the art pet cremation machine from Addfield Specifically developed to meet the needs of larger pet cremation operations. There are currently no other Multiple Pet Cremation machines available that meet the same level of productivity as...Read More
Transforming medical waste treatment across Senegal
There is nothing more satisfying than when you can really see the impact that one of our machines can have on a community. This June/July our team travelled more than 4000km across the entire country of Senegal installing and commissioning...Read More
Starting your Pet Cremation business.
Pet Cremation is quickly becoming a growing business opportunity, making it ideal for starting your pet cremation business. Following recent technological developments alongside a global attitude shift towards the dignified treatment of pets resulting in a genuinely profitable new industry. In...Read More
Your full service package is always available from Addfield
Never let it be said that we are not interested in listening to what our customers have to say. From initial inquiry ensuring the right solutions are delivered to maintaining your machines well into the future. We have always offered...Read More
Is this the future of sustainable energy?
Sustainable technology is becoming increasingly essential in today's world. Finding ways to solve more than one problem at the same time is not only environmentally critical it can also be financially beneficial as well. As the principal by-product from incineration...Read More
The hidden cost of Salmon Farming
While salmon is now an affordable staple in most supermarkets it wasn’t that long ago that fresh salmon was reserved for special occasions and celebrations. With the growth of salmon farming, it is now available everywhere at very reasonable prices. ...Read More
What it’s really like to start a Pet Crematorium
Beginning a new business is always an experience, how does launch a Pet Creamtorium differ? We recently had the opportunity to sit down with John van der Heijden whilst he visited our UK Head Office to collect his PET200 as...Read More
What you need to know about Avian Flu
Continuing to be one of the biggest threats to local and international poultry farming is the ever present threat of a full blown outbreak of Avian Flu. With small scale warnings and exclusion zones being established almost weekly it is...Read More
Is Farming Salmon Bad for the Environment?
A huge question of today, in the fish farming industry, is whether farming salmon is having a negative impact on the environment and if so, what can be the solution? What are lice? A parasite, which lives by attaching itself...Read More
Major European Dairy Farm Visitors Visit Addfield
Mr James Grant & Mr Nathan Hughes demonstrate to overseas guests why the Addfield Brand continues to surpass not only the UK competition but as we integrate the Tectrol Range to our family, our overseas competitors must now surely be...Read More
Why choose pet cremation?
What should you look at Pet Cremation as your next business adventure? Unscrupulous pet crematories are always well highlighted in the news but it is important to remember that they are few and far between. There are ways of ensuring...Read More
Taking Bio Security Seriously
Bio security is an increasing detrimental and consequential problem that has been impacting the livestock of farmers for a number of years. Addfield discussing the right way to manage your waste on site, prevention is better than cure! Addfield are...Read More
Addfield Agricultural Range – RHI Type Approval
Exciting times for Addfield as the new agricultural range head off for RHI type Approval. Only the very best machinery passes the criteria to meet the RHI (renewables heat incentive) click here to see our latest video. Over at Addfield...Read More
North East Asia hit hard by Avian Influenza
At least half a dozen farms in Taiwan have been included in the recent our breakout of the highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (Avian Flu). Since October 2016, nearly 33 million birds across almost 35 different poultry farms have been affected in South Korea due to...Read More
Addfield – Built to Last
Addfield - Built with Quality in Mind - Built to Last A site visit from one of our sales team to an existing customer proves just how well we manufacture our machines over at Addfield. Our team of experts have a...Read More
UK & International Customer Service
Customer service & satisfaction is paramount to addfield and is one of our number one priorities when dealing with customers internationally & in the UK. A new client, from the North-west of Spain, reached out for an enquiry to tackle his...Read More
Addfield team at Arab Health 2017!
Come & see the addfield team at the 2017 Arab Health exhibition in the Dubai exhibition centre. We will be attending from the 30th of January till the 2nd of February! We are exhibiting on stand Z4.F41!Read More
Addfield Deploy the Rapid1000
Addfield’s Rapid Response Team in action 21st December 2016, 2 Days before the Christmas Break. Always ready to make the impossible, possible, high capacity disaster preparedness is in the Addfield DNA. Our outstanding team can respond to very much any...Read More
Avian flu outbreaks put UK’s farms at risk
Poultry keepers have been told to keep their birds inside to protect them from a highly infectious strain of avian flu in Europe. Chicken, turkey and duck owners must keep them indoors for 30 days or take steps to separate...Read More
Energy Recovery from the Combustion of (MSW)
Energy recovery from waste is the conversion of non-recyclable waste materials into useable heat, electricity, through a variety of processes, including combustion, gasification, pyrolization, and Incineration ATTS (Advanced Thermal Solution. This process is often called (WtE) waste to energy or...Read More
Medical Waste Incinerators
Worldwide medical waste incinerators are making a huge difference to waste control, many clinics and hospitals, that just a few years ago, either buried or burned their medical waste are now utilising the benefits of incinerators to help them take...Read More
The final goodbye to your furry friend
Pet Cremation: saying goodbye to a best friend Dogs, Cats and many other domestic pets have long been recognised as man’s best friend, and we have no problem opening up our wallets to let our little furry friends know just how...Read More
Disposal Solutions For Wood Waste
As the leading manufacturer of incineration equipment, there are not many scenarios that we haven't come across, from average farms to disposal solutions for wood waste. Waste wood is an issue that occurs across multiple industries. Many of the Addfield incinerators can...Read More
Biosecurity & Disposal By Incineration
One of the biggest growing challenges to poultry farming is biosecurity. In recent years is the growth of Avian Flu in global bird stocks. The variety of different strains presents problems in quickly identifying the specific threats to birds and administering...Read More
Thermal Waste Disposal Systems for Kennels
Thermal waste disposal systems are always going to be a major cost component for kennels. Generated on a daily basis, this cost component will take up a sizeable chunk of your operational costs – but there is another option that...Read More
Why should we continue to use incineration for medical waste?
Contrary to popular belief, only about 10% of all general medical waste is incinerated. Incineration is the only approved disposal method for yellow bag waste under UN law. This includes all infectious waste, such as chemically contaminated samples, infectious waste...Read More
The Benefits of Pet Cremation?
Unscrupulous pet cremation businesses are always well highlighted in the news but it is important to remember that they are few and far between. There are ways of ensuring that the company you have chosen will care for your pet...Read More
Techtrol joins Addfield
(www.techtrol.co.uk). This meaning that Addfield now owns and control the complete range of Techtrol “Pyrotec” branded incinerator/ cremator designs, websites/ marketing data along with all other general goodwill and IP of the business. Of all of our competitors, Techtrol has...Read More
Continue use of incineration for medical waste
Contrary to popular belief, only about 10% of all general medical waste is incinerated. Incineration is the only approved disposal method for yellow bag waste under UN law. This includes all infectious waste, such as chemically contaminated samples, infectious waste...Read More
Online Training Courses Available
As the leading expert of incineration systems across the globe, we are widely regarded as the go-to company for animal, medical and municipal incineration. Our ethos as a business is to build networks, build partners and competence internationally to improve quality...Read More
Waste to Energy System
Addfield are proud to announce that we have recently collaborated with an energy recovery company and one of the UK’s largest landscaping and recycling companies to create a market-leading waste-to-energy system. Not everything can be recycled so instead of being...Read More
Addfields Fight Against Knotweed
With Japanese knotweed continuing to spread throughout the UK, Addfield has recently provided a number of multi-service companies with machines to incinerate the invasive plant. Japanese knotweed was first introduced to our country in the Victorian era as an exotic...Read More
Introducing Containerised Incinerators
Addfield Environmental Services continues to grow with more and more requests coming in each week for specialised and bespoke machines, recently being a containerised incinerator. We are pleased to announce that we have recently sent out a brand new, personalised...Read More
Moving Day for Addfield!
Addfields Moving Day is finally upon us! We are proud to announce that due to the company’s growth over the past three years, we have moved offices to a larger site. It is located near the previous site, but with...Read More
Aquaculture Show 2014
The Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort in Scotland will be hosting the Aquaculture show 2014. This show is the UK’s most popular aquaculture exhibition and conference, and it attracts over 1000 visitors from all over the world. Located at stand OS1,...Read More
Supporting ‘Help Harry Help Others’ Charity
Addfield Environmental Systems Ltd, managing director Steve Lloyd has joined together with Cobb Lloyd Refractories ‘Graeme Corbet, Michael Foster and Dave Halliday’ to raise money for charity, by taking part in the Ben Nevis Challenge which takes place on the...Read More
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