Impact Air Systems, the Leicester-based waste extraction and separation company is celebrating its relocation to new, larger premises this week, in response to strong global growth and an increase in demand for its services within the recycling industry.
The independently-owned company designs, installs and maintains systems that provide worldwide waste management companies with an efficient way of extracting and separating waste in order to reduce landfill and to increase the value of their recyclables.
Nick Ball, Impact Air Systems’ Owner and Managing Director joined the company as work experience/van driver, at the age of 18, buying the company at the age of 32. Since then the company has enjoyed phenomenal growth and now installs air system solutions throughout many recycling and manufacturing companies across the UK, Europe, Japan, Russia and the US. He comments on the relocation: "The recycling industry is experiencing exponential growth right now – it’s worth over £25 billion in the UK alone. And growth means more demand for the systems and service that we provide. It’s a dynamic industry, but it still has a long way to go, and it’s services like ours that are helping to innovate and develop breakthrough technology – it’s an exciting time."
Nick and his team of 30 has relocated to a two-storey building with a 2900sqft warehouse, which is now home to its Parts Replenishment Department and most importantly a new and improved Recycling Test Facility, where customers can bring samples of their materials to be separated and can ‘try before they buy’.
Nick believes the Recycling Test Facility has played a huge part in the company’s recent success: "Our new recycling test facility enables us to run regular waste management trials, which ultimately lead to a satisfied customer and a new installation. Aside from the commercial benefit of this, it also means more and more recyclable materials are being recovered, saving thousands of tonnes of landfill per system installed."
The larger premises also provide the opportunity for further product development and Impact have many new ideas in the pipeline.