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SEMA Member Summary

Storage & Display Equipment Ltd Telephone 01246 827722 Email j.bennett@sde-ltd.co.uk

Press Releases

  • Raising the bar

    What is SEIRS? SEIRS stands for The Storage Equipment Installers Registration Scheme. Established in 2000 in response to industry concerns on safety at the point of installation, SEIRS is a landmark initiative successfully launched and operated on...
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  • Can you afford to risk it?

    Understanding why SEMA members stand out from the rest Over the last five years, a series of new, tougher Health and Safety laws and regulations have been introduced and harsher penalties are imposed on those who flout the law. The reasoning behin...
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  • Can your Supplier Prove their Credentials?

    Jonathan Bennett, Chairman of the SEMA Distributors' Group (SDG) explains how storage end-users can ensure that their project is fit for purpose. Today, the SEMA Distributors’ Group is the only scheme in the UK that independently audits the ...
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  • On the Rack

    By Mike Vaughan, Approved Racking Inspector (SARI) for the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (SEMA) Whether you are general builders’ merchant or a specialist outlet selling plumbing and timber products, your business will n...
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  • SEMA can make storage safety possible!

    Safety in the storage in industry is well within reach when you follow best practice according to SEMA, the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association. “Mission Possible” is this year’s theme at its Annual Safety Conference ...
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  • SEMA’s New Guide to the Conduct of Inspections

      SEMA, The Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has launched a new publication called The SEMA Guide to the Conduct of Racking and Shelving Inspections which comprises a major revision to its predecessor. Storage products and ...
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  • The way of the SARI

    By Mike Vaughan, SEMA Approved Racking Inspector (SARI) Mike Vaughan is a fully qualified SARI with over three decades of sector experience in manufacture and distribution. He is one of 120 fully SEMA qualified SARIs across the UK conducting racki...
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  • Managing Fire Risk

    Fire Protection Specialist, Nigel Gillingham of SIGplc was recently a key speaker at the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (SEMA) annual safety conference. Here he offers some timely reminders on how fire protection is a critical res...
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  • SEMA Safeguards Storage Industry

    By Chris O’Connor, the new President of SEMA, the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association 2018 marks the association’s 50th year of service. The underlying theme to our current agenda is that of “Safeguarding". Our focus...
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  • SEMA Distributors have proof of QA

    The latest audit of SEMA Distributor Companies (SDCs) proves outstanding progress has been made since the process was initiated in 2014. Three years ago, the group set out to demonstrate that clear blue water exists between these businesses and other...
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  • SEMA where safety comes as standard!

    Our 2016 campaign, Safety’s a Job for All continued in our mission to spell out to both end user businesses and our own industry that they each bear a responsibility to contribute to the pursuit of a zero accident work environment. In 2018, ...
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  • SEMA's approach to Safeguarding Storage

    By Jaap Vos, President of SEMA, the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association. When choosing a new storage system, the three key criteria to look for are a safe working environment, accessibility to assets and minimising potential damage to...
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  • SEMA Always Aims High

    By Jaap Vos, President of SEMA, the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association SEMA's influence is well recognised and cultural change has been adopted by some of our best-known companies, some of which have global reach. Our 2017 safety c...
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  • Rack Inspections: Green risk doesn’t mean ‘No Risk’

    The Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association philosophy is that safe storage follows a structured approach; safe design to meet SEMA’s codes of practice, safe manufacture offering traceability of product, safe installation by SEIRS ...
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  • Racking: don’t risk it!

      Jaap Vos, President of the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association, explains the safety risks and compliance requirements relating to racking. With warehouse space now at a premium, specifications and configurations using divers...
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  • SEMA’s Onion Skin Approach to Rack Inspection

    Guidance on best practice from SEMA’s Technical Committee In 2017, the storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (SEMA) refreshed its rigorous approach to rack inspections as rack collapses can and do cause severe injury and sometim...
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  • SEMA Approved Installation Companies Pass Scrutiny

    SEMA Approved Installation Companies (SAICs) have followed in the footsteps of SEMA Distributor Companies (SDCs) in offering up their businesses to an in-depth quality audit. The programme commissioned by the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ ...
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  • The Weakest Link

    Simon King, Former Chair of the SEMA Distributors’ Group shares his experience on the serious consequences posed by poor maintenance practice when a system’s in-use. Once our members’ carefully designed and installed projects are c...
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SEMA Press Releases

SEMA’s New Guide to the Conduct of Inspections   SEMA, The Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has launched a new publicatio... Read more...
SEMA’s Onion Skin Approach to Rack Inspection Guidance on best practice from SEMA’s Technical Committee In 2017, the storage Equipment Ma... Read more...
SEMA Safeguards Storage Industry By Chris O’Connor, the new President of SEMA, the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Assoc... Read more...