Fire

Turning a potential disaster into a manageable inconvenience.

A well-known ski and mountaineering equipment retailer uses a large warehouse as its central source of supply to its retail outlets, as well as servicing its online business. An electrical fault in a delivery vehicle started a fire during the company’s peak season.

Climate

Going analogue in a digital world

In the autumn of 2015, Polygon was contacted by the American embassy in Oslo, Norway. They were planning new construction in their enclosed area. As a result of the rigorous security regulations at the embassy, the client had several rather unusual requirements for how the work would be carried out. For example, no digital equipment was permitted.

Technical reconditioning

The Atlantic axis

Luxfer Group is one of the world’s largest providers of high-performance materials and components for demanding customers. To improve production structure, they had decided to close down their factory in Ratingen, Germany. In 2015, they needed to move a large amount of equipment from the German plant to their premises in Calgary, Canada. However, the machines were in bad condition due to operational dirt and abuse during operation. now Luxfer wanted them to be cleaned professionally before the new start-up in Canada.

Fire

Going through fire and water

In 2015, one of Europe’s leading printing houses located in the southeast Netherlands suffered major damage. One of their presses was severely damaged by fire. Not only was this a serious disruption to their operations, it was also in the midst of the summer holiday season. How could they find companies with available capacity to handle a clean-up and salvage job?

Water, Climate

Play it cool

During work on the new terminal at Norway’s largest airport, Gardemoen, the general contractor made an alarming discovery in the spring of 2015. The building features a special roof structure. Unfortunately, the plywood that had been used under the roof had suffered mould damage as a result of the wet spring weather.