Listed below are useful links to companies, associations and organisations spanning the Pneumatic and Tyre related industries
British Compressed Air Soceity (BCAS)
UK trade association providing support, advice and training for manufacturers, distributors and users of compressed air equipment and services.Visit the BCAS website
British Fluid Power Association (BFPA)
Promote the techincal, trade and commercial interests of British Manufacturers and Suppliers of Hydraulic and Pneumatic equipment.Visit the BFPA website
British Standards Institution (BSI)
BSI British Standards is the National Standards Body of the UK, with a globally recognized reputation for independence, integrity and innovation in the production of standards that promote best practice.Visit the BSI website
Compressed Air and Gas Institute (CAGI)
The US association representing manufacturers of compressed air system equipment, including air compressors, blowers, pneumatic tools and air and gas drying and filtration equipment.Visit the CAGI website
The Carbon Trust was set up by the UK Government in 2001 as an independent, not for profit company.
Their mission is to accelerate the move to a low carbon economy by working with organisations to reduce carbon emissions and develop commercial low carbon technologies.Visit the Carbon Trust website
Garage Equipment Association
GEA membership covers all sectors of the market - manufacturers, importers, distributors, installers, service providers, publishers, finance and training companies, to name but a few.
All are very different but have one thing in common - they share a common interest in the long term future and standards of the garage equipment industry.Vist the GEA website
Health and Safety Executive
HSE's job is to protect people against risks to health or safety arising out of work activities.
This is through research, information and advice, promoting training, new or revised regulations and codes of practice, inspection, investigation and enforcement.Visit the HSE website
National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA)
The NTDA is a strongly proactive trade association representing and promoting the interests of the tyre wholesale, distribution and retail sectors of the automotive aftermarket industry.Visit the NTDA website
Pneurop is the European committee of manufacturers of compressors, vacuum pumps, pneumatic tools and allied equipment, represented by their national associations.
Pneurop speaks on behalf of its members in European and international forums regarding the harmonisation of technical, normative and legislative developments in the field of compressors, vacuum pumps, pneumatic tools and allied equipment.Visit the Pneurop website
Society of Motor Manufactures and Traders (SMMT)
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) exists to support and promote the interests of the UK automotive industry at home and abroad.Visit the SMMT website
TyreSafe is a not for profit, non commercial organisation set up to promote tyre safety and raise the awareness of the dangers of driving on defective or badly worn tyres.
Illegal or worn tyres are a contributory factor in many road collisions, particularly in the wet and 12% of cars and vans on UK roads have at least one tyre below the 1.6mm legal minimum tread depth. TyreSafe campaigns for good tyre husbandry – look after your tyres and your tyres will look after you.Visit the Tyresafe website
Part Worn Tyres
Thinking of buying Part Worn Tyres?
Tyres are your vehicle’s primary safety feature. Choosing part worns could be safety risk and false economy.
A TyreSafe survey found:
98% of part worn tyres were being sold illegally
34% being offered for sale had dangerous, potentially life-threatening, defects.