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11th August 2017
Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Project UK

The Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Project is an offshore wind farm with a total installed capacity of 588MW. Comprising 84 7MW turbines, the project will be located in the Outer Moray Firth on the north-western point of the Smith Bank, 13.5km from the Caithness coastline. Covering an area of 121.3 sq km, the turbines will be erected on jacket foundations in ocean depths between 35 and 56 metres. Jo Bird were commissioned to supply cabinets for the storage of Lifebuoys, Lifejackets and Fire extinguishers. These have been distributed to the offshore wind farm sub-stations currently under construction in Scotland.

11th August 2017
Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) Malaysia

Located at Pengerang, Johor, in Malaysia, the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project is part of the huge Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex (PIPC). For this huge Petronas operated refinery JoBird & Co. supplied cabinets for Fire Extinguishers, Breathing Apparatus and Escape sets.

11th August 2017
Doha Hameed International Aiport, Qatar

Through our Qatari distributor we are supplying 100 x JB82 Fire Extinguisher cabinets for the parking area of Doha's award winning international airport.

14th July 2017
Andy Parsons Appointed as Production Manager

Jo Bird & Co. are very pleased to appoint Andy Parsons as Production Manager. Joining us from the aerospace industry and formerly a Chief Petty Officer in the Royal Navy, Andy brings a wealth of knowledge. He is a valuable asset to our management team, raising standards further still not only in man management but also product quality and lean manufacturing. Andy will play an instrumental role in our transition from GRP moulder to an advanced composite company and strengthen our position as global market leader.

31st March 2017
Honour Village Cambodia

Honour Village Cambodia

Visitors at Honour Village

Guy Atkins stopped off to visit us on his way from Australia to Singapore. Guy is the father of last year's Project Trust volunteer Emily Atkins.Guy and his family visited Emily last year and they did a great job of painting a numbered caterpillar on the KG wall outside. This time, Guy met with this year's volunteers, and with students, who were excited to hear news of Emily. Emily hopes to visit along with Chloe and Gillian in 2018.

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24th May 2016
Jo Bird & Co Ltd Implements New ERP System

Jo Bird and Co Ltd have worked with Greentree ERP to streamline internal systems with total integration of financials, manufacturing and CRM. Workflow offers live visability of orders and provides real time data to team members on site and whilst mobile.

“We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of what we can do to better our offering to customers. As our business continues to grow we look to Greentree to enable this without growing pains in the systems area. We strive to be more effective in everything we do and to adapt to our customers changing requirements.”

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Greentree ERP



19th February 2016
5 Year Guarantee on All Firebird Products

As part of Jo Bird and Co. Ltd's 30th Anniversary celebrations we are very pleased to announce that all Firebird products are now guaranteed against manufacturing defects for 5 years. This guarantee affirms our ongoing commitment to producing world leading cabinets of unrivalled quality.

19th January 2016
Jo Bird Launches New Range of Drying Cabinets

Jo Bird & Co. Ltd have teamed up with Dutch technology firm Pronomar, to create an exciting new range of drying cabinets. Jo Bird's robust, high performance GRP cabinets combined with Pronomar's fast coupling system and virtually indestructible stainless steel fittings make for a formidable pairing. The resulting cabinets offer fast and reliable drying of essential work and safety wear in the most challenging of environmental conditions. 

The highly efficient drying method uses warm-air conducted through continuous stainless steel tubes and via nozzles directly into the clothes. Offering maximum levels of hygiene, the drying system reduces staff illness and improves team moral whilst also prolonging the life of the equipment.

As with all Jo Bird GRP cabinets, the drying cabinets are made to order and can be customised precisely to your specification. We also offer fittings to dry re-breathers for training centres.

For further information on the Jo Bird drying cabinet range and to discuss your requirements please contact us.

JB17.950 Drying Cabinet


1st October 2015
The Magic of Motoring at Goodwood

Jo Bird & Co. were approached by Magic of Motoring with a very unique enquiry. The company specialise in building bespoke structures for motor racing events and were to recreate a fully operational, 1950's art deco filling station to appear at the Goodwood Revival on Lord March's famous Sussex estate. The filling station is designed to provide fuel to both aircraft and vehicles and requires three cabinets to house safety equipment.

Each of the cabinets were made using temporary moulds, their intricate curvatures proving a good test of our mould maker's skills. We achieved a wonderful finish and the overall look of the station was very well received. This now permanent feature of Goodwood also played a role in their Battle of Britain 75th anniversary commemorations.

We are very proud to have been invited to take part and extend our thanks to both the Goodwood Estate and Magic of Motoring.

Safety Cabinets Goodwood Revival

28th September 2015
Jangkrik Complex Development, Indonesia

Jo Bird & Co. Ltd are pleased to be supplying safety equipment cabinets to the offshore Jangkrik Complex Development, Indonesia, operated by Eni Muara Bakau B.V.

The floating production unit (FPU) will be equipped with 48 x JB82 Fire Extinguisher cabinets, 1 x JB28 Fire Extinguisher cabinet, 2 x JB17FE Firemans Equipment cabinets and 14 x JB02H Fire Hose cabinets.

Saftey Equipment Cabinets ENI Muara Bakau

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