Exhibitor Press Releases

  • AFI’s Training Division – which was the first in the working at height and safety related training sectors to gain the Matrix Standard – has now gained reaccreditation for the fourth consecutive yea

  • Around 274.6 million wearable electronic devices were sold worldwide in 2016. With so much wearable tech being bought it’s unsurprising we’re seeing it pop up in the workplace. But wearables should be ...
  • The only certainty in the world at the moment is that nothing is certain at all. In the utilities sector this point is particularly pertinent. Utility Week recently predicted that the industry will lo ...
  • Japan’s population, with the world’s highest proportion of older adults, has been described as a “super-aging” society. With this comes the added strain of a resultantly shrinking workforce. Companies ...
  • Smarter Grid Solutions has released a new version of ANM Strata. This latest version brings an improved user interface for Energy Asset Operators and DER grouping functionality.

  • Traka Double ISO Standards Success

    13 Feb 2018 Lydia Lewis, PRorigins

    Traka, the leader in intelligent key cabinets and locker systems, has achieved compliance to the latest evolutionary standards for ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management and ISO 14001: 2015 Environmental Management Systems.

  • Award Winning Driveway Board Solves Access Issues

    09 Mar 2018 Charlotte Whiteley

    Oxford Plastics’ Award Winning LowPro 15/10 overcomes the many issues caused by cumbersome steel plates to create safe and easy access for residents to their homes during routine Utility works. 

  • 20th Company Anniversary

    06 Apr 2018 Amps Power magazine
  • ThermoSmart CEO: no end to new applications for smart thermostats Monday 26 June 2017 | 13:06 CET | Author: Maarten van Vliet | Background The Dutch start-up ThermoSmart is growing quickly and looking ...
  • Kluisbergen, 10th April 2018: Superior grip and optimal protection with Steplite® XCi lightweight insulating boot (-40°C). The latest development of Bekina® Boots is a safety boot with a non-metallic toe cap and anti-perforation midsole. Thanks to the materials used the boot is lighter, safer and offers optimal insulation.

    Heavy industry sectors require top-quality industry boots. You always want to keep the risk of work accidents to a minimum. A NEOTANE® safety boot from Bekina® Boots is exactly what you need.

    Our unique combination of raw materials allows us to obtain a product with unequalled characteristics. Bekina® Boots made using NEOTANE® Technology are lightweight, insulated, comfortable and durable. All our safety wellingtons offer superior grip (SRC certified) and are tailored for heavy and dirty work.

    Steplite® XCi are produced with this Neotane® Technology: an own unique blend of materials based on polyurethane using an innovative production method. This guarantees superior insulation: warm feet in winter, no sweaty feet in summer. Thanks to the air bubble structure of the Neotane® Steplite XCi boots are very light. They have a composite toe cap (non-metallic) and an anti-perforation Kevlar midsole.

    Bekina® Boots founded in 1962 in Kluisbergen (BE) is specialized in the development, production and marketing of work boots using Neotane® Technology. This niche market requires durable, safe and comfortable quality products with an excellent price/quality ratio. In short: products suitable for intensive professional use in all weathers.

  • Hinkley Point C is the first nuclear power station to be built in the UK in nearly 30 years and the site preparation works are now well underway. Once completed, it will supply 7 per cent of the UK’s ...
  • A multi-million pound Energy from Waste (EfW) plant is being built by Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) on behalf of FCC Environment, who have signed a 25-year contract with City of Edinburgh and Midlothian C ...
  • Alphabloc

    12 Apr 2018 Sarah Baker
    JSP vote the new AlphablocTM Space Saver the front-runner of road traffic separators JSP Ltd has launched a unique new road traffic separator called the AlphablocTM Space Saver. This robust product is ...
  • Portagate Barrier for Utility Companies

    12 Apr 2018 Sarah Baker
    JSP launch the NEW Portagate™ Barrier designed specifically for Utility companies JSP Ltd has designed a robust new 3 or 4 gate Barrier system for Utility companies called the Portagate™ Barrier. It i ...
  • Multi-room office and welfare buildings completed and installed by Portakabin in less than six weeks With space at a premium on the site at Green Port Hull, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy were lookin ...
  • NEW WRAS Approved Pump

    13 Apr 2018 Peter Hey

    The New range of Pentax Ultra S WRAS approved Vertical Multistage Pumps

  • SmartDebit are the UK’s leading and most trusted Direct Debit service provider, specialising in timely and efficient payment processing. The company will be exhibiting at Utility Week Live on 22-23 May 2018. 


    16 Apr 2018 OMICRON

    16 Apr 2018 OMICRON

    07 Mar 2018



  • UKSE Group is delighted to confirm a structural management change as we announce the bolstering of our management team with the recent appointments of Ben Power, Richard Sketcher, Jozef Mountain and Geoffrey Maul.

    This will impact the management structure in the following manner, Ben Power is now Group Managing Director, Richard Sketcher will assume the role of Utilities & Energy Director, Jozef Mountain joins as Built Environment Director and Geoffrey Maul as Commercial Director.

    Martin Wood has moved to Group CEO and comments, “This change in management structure allows me to focus on the business as a whole, whilst capitalising on the tremendous experience all four new recruits can bring to the CES division. I would like to emphasise that my commitment and presence within UKSE Group will remain. This is an exciting time for UKSE Group and I am looking forward to the future of the Company”.

    The appointment of Richard Sketcher was one of the first moves of new Managing Director, Ben Power, Richard has been recruited to lead the Water and Industrial team in both work stream and growth. Richard will assume full responsibility for the division to develop the sector for UKSE Group.

    Richard’s experience comes from Management positions at BTU and Morrison Utilities.

    Ben Power comments, “In this exciting new phase for UKSE Group, the recruitment of Richard was a vital piece in the long-term strategy. We have great experience in the Water and Industrial area and are well placed to service a growing number of projects moving forward. Richard will be spearheading this effort and has my full support.”

    Richard adds, “Joining UKSE Group at this exciting time is a tremendous opportunity, working alongside Ben we have ambitious targets and this is the right time for us to take the business to the next level. There’s a lot of hard work ahead but we’re excited by the challenge.”


  • We have been busy developing a game changer – the Payzu app. Payzu enables bill issuers to get paid faster, improving their customers’ experience. It’s appropriate for any non-Direct Debit variable bill. There are benefits for bill issuers, BPO providers and end users.

  • SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based safety and commercial fleet intelligence, has announced the launch of the SmartDrive® Transportation Intelligence Platform and SR4 hardware, which deliver breakthrough driving performance insights and analytic intelligence by fusing data from all systems, all sensors and the operating environment.

    The new platform helps commercial vehicle fleets in the utilities sector improve safety and efficiency, as well as manage an entirely new set of business challenges arising from the progression of more autonomous technology on the vehicles. Unlike other camera systems that are increasing in size as computer vision capabilities are added, the SR4 next-generation hardware delivers the compute power required for computer vision, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving applications - all in a small, flexible footprint. 

  • MTS celebrates third RoSPA Gold Award

    02 May 2018 Jackie Hall

    At MTS safety at work is our top priority and we’re proud of our corporate ethos of safety first at all times and the work we do to support all our employees.

  • Freshworks today announced an integration between its IT service desk product, Freshservice, and Workplace, Facebook’s enterprise collaboration platform.

  • Confined Space is at the forefront of Total Access’ Utility Week Live exhibition stand in May 2018

  • MJ Abbott Limited is one of the UK's leading specialist contractors, with unsurpassed expertise in golf course construction, golf course reconstruction and remodelling, natural turf pitch construction ...
  • Steve Vick International (SVI) is to exhibit at Utility Week Live 2018, where the company will be unveiling its new SMARTester™: 


  • The Big Benefits of Going Small

    11 May 2018 Greenbird Integrations Technology

    Greenbird CEO Thorsten Heller: The Big benefits of Going Small - Why utilities should embrace a “Lean Startup Mindset” to succeed with the digital transformation. 

  • Integration is not optional

    11 May 2018 Greenbird Integrations Technology

    "Utilities need to understand that integration is now at the heart of their business and core to their success or failure" - Thorsten Heller 

  • Traka Key To Utility Week Live

    14 May 2018 Lydia Lewis, PRorigins

    Traka is exhibiting at Utility Week Live to raise awareness of intelligent key and equipment management solutions, designed to offer the highest level of security, even on the most remote locations.

  • Pitney Bowes has launched new chatbot software, EngageOne® Converse. The chatbot enables customer communication on messaging channels using automated, guided conversations.

  • Street Works UK, the trade body representing utilities and their contractor partners, has embedded Elgin’s roadworks.org tool on its new website.

  • Innovative British engineering company, Semmco, showcases its life protection systems at this year’s Utility Week Live exhibition, including the brand new HEAD30 escape set, on stand C30.

  • Innovative security firm Loxal Security has been recognised for its capabilities to deter and reduce crime by Secured by Design , the police crime prevention initiative, for it's clever Block Lock.


  • Professional Security Magazine "Product of the Month"

    04 Feb 2018 Professional Security Magazine

    Great to see our unique Block Lock as Product of the Month in the new issue of Professional Security magazine

  • Greenbird, the company delivering Metercloud to accelerate the energy revolution, announced that it has been named a Gartner “Cool Vendor” in Application Architecture, Infrastructure and Integration.

  • Bittium will publish a customer reference story at the event: ”UK Power Networks significantly boosts field worker productivity with Bittium SafeMove®”.

  • Landmark Solutions will demonstrate how it supports utilities providers with a range of intelligent data services that help them better manage and protect underground and over-ground assets.

  • Birmingham, UK – May 22nd, 2018 – Espire Infolabs, a global technology services company, is ready to exhibit at this year’s Utility Week Live conference, which will be held from May 22nd – 23rd, at th ...
  • Opus Trust Marketing has added a cost-effective chatbot to its suite of outsourced customer communication services.


  • The best industry exhibition I have ever been to. Thought provoking, interesting, good networking, with a positive feel to the whole event… it was excellent!
    Jacob Tompkins OBE
    Managing Director, Waterwise
  • A great two days of showcasing innovation
    UWL17 attendee



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