WHO ARE HVDS?
HVDS are one of the UK’s and Irelands leading distributors of clean air products and services to the food manufacturing and the food processing industries. As the only professional air filtration, ventilation, extraction and air distribution company in the UK to be dedicated to the food industry they are continuously developing an outstanding reputation for technical guidance, customer understanding and the highest possible quality of service.
HVDS are based centrally in the UK to supply quality air filtration products and managed air handling services to the food industry.
Providing an array of air filtration, ventilation, extraction and distribution products and services, HVDS products and services include:
Air Handling Systems & AHU’s
Food Grade Air Filtration Products
Dust & Fume Extraction Equipment
Industrial Fan Systems
Air Intake Screens and Equipment
Air Handling Accessories and Replacement Products
Air Handling Management Contracts
Air Monitoring Services & Equipment
Ductwork, Extraction & Flue Cleaning
WHAT MAKES THEM DIFFERENT TO OTHER DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES?
Unlike other clean air distribution specialists, HVDS is working towards making food industry air filtration, ventilation, and air handling a better experience. They believe that their products and services provide more than just clean air and air hygiene compliance.
At HVDS they base their mission on their core values of loyalty, honesty, integrity, openness and transparency. Whilst creating and maintaining a principle centred environment of trust and accountability. An environment that allows our customers, suppliers and our team, to succeed. Most of all, enjoying success in business that promotes the conditions for a collaborative team effort of hard work.
WHAT NOTICABLE IMPACT HAVE THEY HAD ON THE INDUSTRY?
The company has spent many hours not just researching, but also working directly with its customers, (food industry engineers, project managers and hygiene managers). They have gained a detailed understanding of food industry working practice, including food safety and hygiene as well as regulations and standards. This ensures that every product and service that they provide meets the expectations and requirements of the food industry.
As a result of their dedicated food industry focus, HVDS have been awarded with BRC accreditation and continue to be involved in the BRC Partner Connection Programme. Involvement with BRC Global partners demonstrates their commitment to a program of continuous advancement to the quality standards of product development and services.
The air quality products, services and advice provided by HVDS have already proven themselves in the food manufacturing industry. HVDS have already helped many companies to enhance their own understanding and awareness of air handling, factory hygiene and food safety as a whole. Nearly 150 of the UK’s largest food manufacturers have turned to HVDS to provide them with air handling and air management solutions. As a result, HVDS has become ‘Your Trusted Partner in Clean Air’ and dedicated air hygiene experts to food manufacturers around the UK and Ireland.
HOW HAVE HVDS ADAPTED TO MEET THE DEMANDS OF THE CUSTOMER AND THEIR INDUSTRY?
HVDS have seen rapid business development over the last 12 to 18 months. Their dedication to providing quality, excellence and outstanding customer service has led to their progression and the demand for the expansion of both their facility and the team
Since 2016 the company has matured consistently. Undergoing considerable investment in their team and has doubled its employee numbers to offer their customers the best technical support, customer service representatives and air handling engineers. As a result of their investments in products, services and resources over the last year, the air handling professionals have also experienced a rewarding 300% increase in its customer base. In response to this increased demand, to ensure its level of commitment to its customers and the food industry, the company have undergone a physical extension expansion of their facility in Stafford.
Mark Stevens, Managing Director at HVDS says, “At HVDS we are committed to providing excellence, attention to detail and a high level of customer service. The HVDS mission is to establish a unique position in the food industry, as air hygiene experts and preferred supplier of air filtration and ventilation products to food manufacturers throughout the UK and Ireland. It’s thanks to the loyalty of our customers and the dedication of our team that we have experienced significant development over the last 12 to 18 months. The expansion of our facility will not only provide a wealth of benefits to our customers, but also for the local area and community that surrounds our existing facility”
WHY SHOULD HVDS BE NOMINATED FOR THE HV&R AWARD FOR WHOLESALER/DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR?
HVDS are building a community of professionals, collaborating towards making food industry air filtration, ventilation, and air handling a better experience.
As a company, they aim to improve the food industry supply chain by reducing cross contamination and implementing a healthier more hygienic working environment, whilst helping manufacturers reduce their energy costs and improve the carbon footprint of the entire food industry by increasing manufacturing efficiency.
The customer and their satisfaction are at the forefront of everything that they do at HVDS. Every member of their team puts the customer’s interests, safety and their compliance first. They continue to develop their standards, best practices and principles. Despite changes and improvements to both the industry and customer demand, there is a core foundation of recognised conditions and standards that we continue to exceed. This provides their customers with a confidence that the business yesterday, today and tomorrow will be the same high-quality standard.