Reducing the impacts of Manufacturing – 19/9/18


19 September 2018


08:00 – 11:00


Southco Manufacturing Ltd, Wainwright Road, Warndon, Worcester, WR4 9FA


Business Energy Efficiency Programme (BEEP), Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce

The event

Come and hear how one of Worcester’s largest manufacturers is working to reduce their impact on the environment. Southco Manufacturing Ltd., a global leading manufacturer of engineered access products with their European Headquarters in Worcester, is inviting local businesses to hear about their efforts to increase the sustainability of the business, having progressively reduced energy consumption and implemented a recycling programme that now sees 99% of waste recycled.

Guest Speakers

Speaker 1: Phil Kempson, EU Managing Director, Southco.
Topic: Welcome and introduction to Southco

Speaker 2: Sadie Lewis, Senior EHS & Quality Services Engineer, Southco.
Topic: Sustainability at Southco

Speaker 3: Jill Davis, Marketing & Strategic Alliance Manager, ISO Quality Services Ltd.
Topic: Environmental and energy management systems

Speaker 4: Kate Ashworth, Director of Consultancy Services, Encraft
Topic: Worcestershire’s Energy Strategy

Southco will also discuss how implementing an environmental management system has helped them along this journey and we will hear about the management systems available to businesses from ISO Quality Services Ltd. Finally we will receive an update on Worcestershire’s Energy Strategy.

The forum begins with a light networking breakfast and concludes with an optional factory tour.

Booking and further information

This is a free to attend event for both members and non-members. To book your place, please email