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Press Releases from Marsden Weighing Group (14 total)

‘Revolutionary’ weighing scale will have ‘huge benefits for patient outcom …

A ‘revolutionary’ new weighing scale, invented by an NHS nurse and the first of its type in the world, will have ‘huge benefits’ for patients, according to a member of the senior team at NHS Lanarkshire. The Patient Transfer Scale, which will be launched later this year, is designed to weigh immobile patients faster and more easily than current solutions. An accurate weight reading is important when drug dosages need to

New guide aims to help waste management companies avoid ‘heavy’ fines

UK-based weighing scales manufacturer, Marsden Group, has launched a new white paper aimed at supporting waste management businesses in meeting weighing legislation. The waste management industry is heavily regulated, in order to minimise or eliminate the dispersal of waste materials into the environment. The legislation states that records should be kept relating to the weight of waste materials handled. Michael McLarnon of ISL Waste Management and a contributor to the white paper,

Marsden’s first fully waterproof pallet truck scale can be built to customer s …

British weighing scales manufacturer Marsden Group has launched its first fully waterproof pallet truck scale - and it can be built bespoke to customers’ needs. The stainless steel PT-450 is IP68 rated, and Marsden say it’s been built with some of the most challenging environments in mind. The PT-450 is a result of enquiries from customers, who wanted a pallet truck scale that could be used outside or in damp environments,

New free guide for weighing young people aims to help combat childhood obesity

British weighing scales manufacturer Marsden Group has launched a new free guide with the aim of highlighting the importance of weighing young children and reducing childhood obesity. The guide strives to make the weighing process clear, safe and easy to follow. It covers areas from preparing to weigh, carrying out the procedure and recording the weight reading afterwards. A Government report in 2016, reported in the Daily Mail, found more than one

Marsden aims to cut human error and business costs with new weighing scales

UK weighing scales manufacturer, Marsden, are aiming to streamline how factories and warehouses work - with a brand new range of multifunctional industrial weighing scales. The new weighing scales are designed to automate processes such as filling, batching, recipe formulation and loading, and this, Marsden says, will help reduce user input and relieve operatives for other duties. The range features two stainless steel indicators - the I-500 and the I-550 - which

Free guide launched to help pet owners combat obesity in dogs

Weighing scales manufacturer Marsden has launched a free downloadable guide to help pet owners combat animal obesity. According to the 2014 PDSA Animal Welfare report, one in three dogs in the UK are currently overweight. The guide, titled ‘Keep Your Dog Fit & Healthy’, includes diet tips, causes of obesity and the negative effects obesity can have on a pet. It can be downloaded from Marsden’s website. Marsden Managing Director, Richard Black, said:

New Marsden scales with BSA calculation believed to be an industry first

British weighing scales manufacturer Marsden Group has launched a new range of weighing scales with a unique Body Surface Area (BSA) calculation function. And Marsden believes it is the first time BSA calculation has ever been made available on a weighing scale. Body Surface Area is a calculation used to help determine the amount of fluids to be administered intravenously, and the correct drug dosage for a patient, such as drug dosage

New, free guide supports challenge to reduce food waste

UK-based weighing scales manufacturer, Marsden Group, has launched a new white paper with the aim of raising awareness about the costs of food waste. Food waste is costing the global economy $1 trillion, with a third of all foods failing to reach our forks. The white paper, Reducing Food Waste With A Weighing Scale, explains how food waste can be reduced in the home, in the food industry and in restaurants, reducing

Free brewery weighing guide launched ahead of SIBA BeerX

UK-based weighing scales manufacturer, Marsden Group, has launched a free guide for brewery weighing. The guide features information about stages in the brewing process where weighing takes place, quotes from the breweries who use Marsden scales, and full details of suitable weighing solutions. The launch of the guide coincides with SIBA BeerX - the largest trade exhibition in the UK to the beer industry - taking place 16th-18th March in Sheffield. Marsden’s Marketing

‘Entry-level priced’ scales will allow weight readings to be seen in dark pl …

UK-based weighing scales manufacturer Marsden Group is aiming to make weighing easier in dimly-lit environments with the launch of a new range of weighing scales. The scales, which feature a 32mm red LED weight display, can be purchased as bench, platform or pallet truck scales. Drive-through scales and weigh beams are also available. A wall bracket for the weight indicator, a rechargeable battery providing 50 hours’ use and functions like Hold (to

Top selling waterproof weighing scale “even more portable”

UK-based weighing scales manufacturer Marsden has launched a new version of its best-selling bench scale, the B-100 - aimed at fruit pickers, mushroom growers and farms. The stainless steel, IP68-rated waterproof scale can now be powered by replaceable batteries, whereas the original model was a rechargeable unit. Marsden has introduced the scale as a response to various industries needing a scale that doesn’t require recharging regularly. Mark Coates, Marsden’s Operations Director,

Two thirds of GPs see more than four cases of obesity every day, according to su …

A survey has revealed that 66% of GPs and pharmacies see more than four obese patients per day - despite a third of patients understanding the health risks of being overweight. And as many as 40% of all patients seen by doctors are clinically overweight. The survey, conducted by Rotherham based weighing scales manufacturer Marsden, asked 6000 GPs and pharmacies for their thoughts on how the obesity crisis is affecting them and

Scales donation helps support military veterans with service-related mental heal …

A Sheffield scales manufacturer has donated a large veterinary weighing scale to a charity providing dogs to ex-servicemen suffering from the effects of mental health. South Yorkshire based Marsden gave the V-250 Veterinary Scale to Veterans With Dogs, a UK registered charity who provide dogs to British veterans with ‘invisible injuries.’ The V-250 is a scale used by veterinary surgeries in the UK and worldwide for administering treatment and ensuring dogs

Popular, waterproof bench scale available with greater capacity, following custo …

Weighing scales manufacturer Marsden is aiming to make life easier for food retailers with an upgrade to its most popular bench scale. The Marsden B-100 Bench Scale has an IP68 rating, meaning it is fully waterproof and can withstand punishing environments. The stainless steel housing means it can be easily hosed down and kept hygienic. Now, following feedback from customers, the B-100 has now been made to withstand capacities of up