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We’re attending UK Construction Week 2019!

That’s right, we’ll be at UK Construction Week 2019 at the NEC Birmingham. We’ll be there Tuesday 8th October – Thursday 10th October showing off our brand new product: Easy Peel! UK Construction Week is the UKs largest built environment event consisting an array of different shows and sections including Build, Building Tech, Civils, Energy […]

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New Product: Easy Peel launches on Kickstarter!

30% off offer ends 30th August! For two years we have been hard at work to develop a brand new product. Using feedback from our customers we have been able to produce a new material that will change the way we organise. We received numerous amounts of feedback on the ease of use of Shadow […]

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How to store camera equipment in preparation for travel

No matter whether you’re a holiday-maker who enjoys taking photographs, a professional photographer, vlogger, videographer or cinematographer; travelling with all of your essential and sometimes very expensive camera equipment, can be a stressful experience. Should I put it in my checked luggage or bring it in my hand luggage? And how can I ensure it […]

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How can I organise my desk at work to maximise productivity?

As the saying goes: ‘a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind’. And it’s true. No matter which profession you work in; if you can’t find a pen, calculator or ruler when you need one, it not only looks unprofessional; but you can lose focus on the job at hand, waste valuable time […]

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What is the best way to organise a helicopter tool box?

Shadow Foam were approached by Heli Air, and were asked to fix their tool and FOD control problem and organise their current helicopter tool storage. In as little as 10 days, we were able to organise all their toolboxes, and the team were thrilled with the results. We spoke to them afterwards to see what […]

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What is the best way to store my beauty products?

Time keeping is a key factor in the mobile beauty industry, as running over on just one appointment can have a knock-on affect on your timetable for the rest of the day and cause inconvenience for both you and for your clients. It’s important that if you work in mobile beauty, that you are efficient […]

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Our First Expo… We’re at Makers Central 2019!

From the 11th-12th May we’ll be on the road to the NEC Birmingham for our very first Makers Central! We have two stands at F7 and F8. Come see our demonstrations, products, some exclusive discounts, or just pop over to say hi! Makers Central is THE event for the Maker Community! Bringing together thousands of makers […]

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How important is tool control and accountability in the aviation industry?

Prevention is Better than Cure Modern aviation is one of the safest and most secure forms of transport. In part, this is down to the rigorous safety and security checks that are carried out pre-flight. But what most people miss is the extraordinary lengths which airlines go to behind the scenes to ensure that the […]

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How Morrisons food manufacturing organise their tool control

A Morrisons Manufacturing site in Cheshire were undergoing a 5S project in their Engineering Workshop. Part of the project included organising their hand tools into an audit friendly system. As in all FMCG manufacture, internal audits were commonplace along with BRC audits. The tool control system had to be sustainable and simple. The Problem Previous […]

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Tool organisation for Snap-On Roll Cab

Tool organisation is a hugely important part of a professional mechanics set up. Tools can be hugely expensive and misplacing them or not having them on hand can lead to increased time and replacement cost, both of which effect your businesses profits! We asked Peter Dodd, a vehicle mechanic, why he chose Shadow Foam for […]

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Super One Karting organise their invigilator roll cabs

Super One is entering its 35th year as the number one UK Kart championship.It has been the nursery of so many top line professional motor racing drivers, including David Coulthard, Jason Plato, Dario Franchitti, Daniel Wheldon, Anthony Davidson and of course the dream team of Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton. […]

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Thomas Cook Engineer Tool Box Review

“I fitted Shadow Foam in my tool box a few years ago in 2013 and it is still looking great today. It was easy to cut and I love knowing where everything is. It makes life so much easier!”   […]

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Advanced Medical Solutions Achieve Total Tool Control

How can cutting edge companies conquer the thorny issue of Tool Control? Read on to see how AMS managed to do it. Advanced Medical Solutions are a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced wound care dressing technologies for management of chronic and acute wounds. Headquartered in the UK AMS have locations throughout Europe. […]

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How Dent Devils organise and protect their repair tools

Dent Devils are a leading UK dent repair company that specialise in Paintless dent repair. In business for over 20 years they are focused on training their personnel to ‘Master Technician’ level to offer the very best service. […]

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TK Helicopter Maintenance Roll Cab

“I have managed to shadow three drawers in my roll cab. I found the foam easy to work with and I am very happy with the results. I will be ordering more for my other boxes.” […]

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