Cycling for Bloodwise
at Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
15 May 2017 14:49:56



Le Tour D'Ouest Lancashire has been successfully completed by 15 cyclists at Unipart Dorman, Southport. The team undertook the challenge to raise money for Bloodwise. ...
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Unipart Rail Crewe wins 'Best in Group'
At this years Unipart Way Awards

By Laura Bennett
02 May 2017 16:44:05



Unipart Rail in Crewe has been recognised as Best in Group at this year's Unipart Way Awards which were held on Thursday 27th April....
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Taking on the London Marathon for Queenscourt Hospice
Will raises a fantastic £1500 for the charity

By Laura Bennett
27 April 2017 08:47:34



Back in March we published a story about one of our employees, Will Cookson, Commercial Account Manager at Unipart Dorman, who was planning to run the London Marathon in aid of Queenscourt Hospice in Southport. ...
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Manufacturing Excellence
at Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
19 April 2017 13:26:32



Safety has been built into our traffic product portfolio since its introduction over 50 years ago. This key principle of everything we do at Unipart Dorman starts with understanding the customer need .......
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Unipart Dorman achieves ISO 9001:2015
Quality Management System Certification

By Nicola Holt
14 March 2017 09:49:22



Unipart Dorman are pleased to announce they have achieved the latest ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System standard....
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Going the Extra Mile (or 26...)
for Queenscourt Hospice

By Graham Scott
13 March 2017 11:38:02



We often hear about people going the extra mile for charity, but in the case of Will Cookson who is the Traffic Sector Commercial Account Manager at Unipart Dorman, it should be ‘goes the extra 26’ as Will is in training for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon to be held on 23 April 2017....
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“Shine a Light"
on Work Zone Safety at ATSSA

By Nicola Holt
03 March 2017 09:48:39



Five Unipart Dorman lamp designs were featured in Phoenix this month, alongside our award winning Synchro lamp range....
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Patrick Beecroft joins our Traffic Sales Team
at Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
13 January 2017 13:40:52



We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Beecroft as Sales Manager for Unipart Dorman UK Traffic Division. ...
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New Graduate intake begins
We are looking for our next stars of tomorrow.

By Dave Tilmouth
29 December 2016 10:48:54



Unipart Rail currently has over 25 graduates who are making valued contributions to the advancement of our business and our customers. New applicants are now being sought....
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The dedication to raising funds for Charity continues
during 2016

By Nicola Holt
19 December 2016 15:08:41



The Unipart Dorman team are passionate about supporting people less fortunate than themselves....
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Unipart Dorman releases the latest edition of the Lightweight Signalling E-Handbook
A complete guide to our Lightweight Signalling range.

By Nicola Holt
15 November 2016 21:11:27



We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Lightweight Signalling E-Handbook - an online flip-book of our complete Lightweight Signalling Range of products....
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Supporting Banbury Resignalling Programme
with iLS and CLS LITE

By Graham Scott
08 November 2016 14:55:09



Unipart Dorman is proud to have played a significant part in the huge success that Siemens Rail Automotive made of the recent Banbury Resignalling Programme. ...
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Celebrating 50 years of Road Safety Improvements
from the Dorman Smith TrafiLAMP to the ConeLITE Synchro

By Graham Scott
24 October 2016 14:43:21



2016 sees a milestone achievement for Unipart Dorman and its journey in the development and use of road safety lamps for the last 50 years.

The Dorman Smith TrafiLAMP was the first lamp of its kind to be used across the UK infrastructure back in 1966 along with many other firsts......
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Technology and Supply Chain Optimisation
Another successful Innotrans

By Dave Tilmouth
23 September 2016 12:29:16



The four day show has been a great success for us - both for new contacts and for meeting with existing partners....
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OAFC Prize Winners Centre Wellington Pleasantly surprised as Firefighters show belief in ConeLITE Synchro
as Firefighters show belief in ConeLITE Synchro

By Nicola Holt
21 September 2016 11:55:26



Earlier this spring, Unipart Dorman made their debut appearance at the annual Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs exhibition to showcase the newly launched ConeLITE Synchro wireless sequential taper guide warning lights. ...
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Unipart Dorman announces a recent competition winner
from the SASHTO annual meeting

By Nicola Holt
13 September 2016 16:49:32



Tom King of the state of Mississippi is the lucky winner of a set of 5 ConeLITE Synchro lamps....
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Is 20 Plenty?
How can we increase safety and reduce speed?

By Graham Scott
07 September 2016 10:39:38



Many UK local authorities have implemented 20mph limits in residential areas as best practice for protecting the vulnerable road user and to deliver safer, healthier, people-friendly streets. ...
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NESTLE Canada VATCS goes LIVE!
Posted Speed Series VATCS

By Nicola Holt
01 August 2016 11:24:33



As mentioned in an earlier blog from this year Unipart Dorman were delighted that Nestle Canada had selected our Posted Speed Series VATCS to be deployed to calm traffic at the Airport Road, Brampton location....
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Raising funds for Bliss
supporting families and babies who are born too soon..

By Nicola Holt
20 July 2016 09:25:48



Bliss was founded in 1979 by a group of concerned parents who discovered that no hospital had all the equipment it needed to safely care for premature and sick babies.



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Supporting Scotty’s Little Soldiers
Our chosen charity which provides opportunities for armed forces children

By Graham Scott
18 July 2016 14:49:50



Unipart Dorman is proud to have the charity ‘Scotty’s Little Soldiers’ as its supported charity for Q3 2016. The charity provides opportunities for armed forces children who have lost a parent in action such as holidays at one of its Scotty Lodges and by providing gifts or special experiences to hel...
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We've added Roundabout Advisory W2-6 VATCS to our USA portfolio!
Creating safer intersections

By Nicola Holt
13 July 2016 15:47:27



Most people associate circular intersections with European road applications, the first roundabout was built in the United States in 1990 and by 2010 all 50 states and Washington D.C. had a roundabout in operation - this innovative safety trend is continuing to grow. ...
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Success at Grapevine, Texas
RSSI Exhibition 2016

By Nicola Holt
13 July 2016 11:14:00



Unipart Dorman would like to thank all visitors to our booth during the recent RSSI exhibition, we had a great time exhibiting at the show, meeting new and existing customers....
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Unipart Group scoops coveted wellbeing award at Responsible Business Awards
for Unipart WorkWell

By Laura Bennett
12 July 2016 12:33:02



Unipart Group, was last night named the winner of the Bupa Wellbeing at work award in Business in the Community’s 2016 Responsible Business Awards held at the O2 in London....
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Taking on the Delamere Commando Trail!
Raising money for the Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline

By Laura Bennett
11 July 2016 09:52:43



Anna Jones, Assistant Accountant at Unipart Rail is currently training hard for the 10k Delamere Commando Trailchallenge, which is taking place on Sunday 17th July....
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Supporting the Broughton Castle Sportive
and raising money for Breast Cancer Now

By Laura Bennett
06 July 2016 12:19:28



Paul Bentley, Logistics Space and Planning Manager at Unipart Rail is taking part in the ‘Broughton Castle Sportive’ this weekend - a 50 mile bike ride around the Oxfordshire Countryside on Sunday 10th July....
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Africa Rail 2016
Did you find us on the Gear Group Stand

By Laura Bennett
29 June 2016 13:02:42



We had a successful show at Africa Rail, taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg....
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A Royal Appointment
Unipart Manufacturing Group MD appointed as Ambassador for Industrial Cadets

By Laura Bennett
27 June 2016 10:20:54



Six prominent industry leaders - including Unipart's Manufacturing Group MD - have been appointed by HRH The Prince of Wales as Ambassadors for the Industrial Cadets initiative, a workplace experience accreditation which assists the future skills supply to UK Industry, especially the manufacturing a...
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New LED retrofit solution for mechanical searchlight wayside signals
will be demonstrated at RSSI

By Nicola Holt
24 June 2016 11:59:47



Visit Unipart Dorman on Booth 834 at the forthcoming RSSI Exhibition from 28th - 30th June, Grapevine, Texas...
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Our latest Unipart WorkWell Event
Supporting the Health & Wellbeing of our Employees

By Laura Bennett
23 June 2016 11:21:09



he latest Unipart WorkWell Health and Wellbeing Event event was held at our Crewe site on Thursday 16th June.

Unipart WorkWell is designed to help our people take personal responsibility for their own health and wellbeing and to improve quality of life and promote health and wellbeing across the wo...
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Visit us at OHLEX 2016
Overhead Lines - Working at the Heights of Safety

By Laura Bennett
08 June 2016 08:03:52



We are exhibiting at OHLEx 2016 - The UK's Overhead Power Line & Working at Height and Safety exhibition....
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This is Sparta!
Our portable relay test unit receives Network Rail approval

By Laura Bennett
07 June 2016 13:15:00



We are delighted to announce that Sparta by Unipart Rail has now received Network Rail approval.

Sparta – Standard Portable Automatic Relay Test Apparatus - is an innovative relay Portable Test Unit, which is designed to allow preliminary testing of a wide range of BR930 line and track signalling r...
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The Latest in Signal Mounting Technology is Delivered
Assisted Lift Trunnion from Unipart Dorman

By Graham Scott
07 June 2016 16:07:36



The first deliveries of the new Unipart Dorman Assisted Lift Trunnion (ALT) were recently made for re-signalling works at Banbury in Oxfordshire....
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Bubble Rush Fun Run!
Raising money for St Luke's Hospice

By Laura Bennett
23 May 2016 10:07:34



Gemma Taylor, Assistant Commercial and Administration Manager at Unipart Rail, recently took part in the Oulton Park Bubble Rush in Cheshire - the fun run through bubbles!...
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Best in class!
Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman win at the Unipart Way Awards

By Laura Bennett
19 May 2016 15:27:27



At this year’s Unipart Way award ceremony, which took place on Tuesday 17th May, both Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman were delighted to win a number of awards across multiple categories....
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The latest challenge from the Unipart Dorman Wheelers
67 mile bike ride to raise money for Bliss Charity

By Laura Bennett
16 May 2016 15:52:52



The Unipart Dorman Wheelers completed their latest challenge this weekend, cycling from Southport to Blackpool (and back again) – all to raise money for the charity Bliss. 15 cyclists and 2 support crew completed the 67 mile journey from the Unipart Dorman site in Southport to Blackpool and back on ...
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ConeLITE Synchro winner is announced
at OAFC 2016 Toronto

By Nicola Holt
10 May 2016 14:13:47



Karen McDonald of Centre Wellington Fire and Rescue wins a set of 5 ConeLITE Synchro lamps at the end of the show....
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DF15 Units Go Mobile
in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

By Nicola Holt
04 May 2016 15:24:10



The city of Mississauga has upgraded its fleet of solar powered, trailer mounted traffic calming displays with DF15 driver feedback signs from Unipart Dorman....
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Dynamic Curve Warning VATCS goes Live in Pennsylvania
on I-81sB Exit Ramp

By Nicola Holt
03 May 2016 16:06:37



Pennsylvania DOT are evaluating the effectiveness of the Unipart Dorman Dynamic Curve Warning Series VATCS on an exit ramp from I-181 SB to 581EB as part of an FHWA approved work plan to assess potential for reducing rollovers and crashes. The location is in Cumberland County near Harrisburg....
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ConeLITE Synchro to debut at Ontario Fire Chiefs Show
1st - 2nd May - Toronto

By Nicola Holt
28 April 2016 13:04:20



ConeLITE Synchro, the only cone mountable wireless sequential warning light to have met both the FHWA, MUTCD ITE Optical and HSST/WZ-339 crash test and evaluation criteria of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Official's Manual for assessing Safety Hardware (MASH) makes its...
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More interest at Infrarail
The Unipart Dorman Assisted Lift Trunnion was a show highlight

By Dave Tilmouth
22 April 2016 11:18:34



We demonstrated the Assisted Lift Trunnion, Unipart Dorman iLS, CLS Lite, SPARTA Relay Test Unit and the Level Crossing in Box...
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Improve Your Work Zone Safety
with Intellicone

By Nicola Holt
23 March 2016 15:00:55



Increasing Work Zone safety is paramount to both Unipart Dorman and Highway Resource Solutions (HRS). The combination of Unipart Dorman’s market leading Road Safety Lamps ( ConeLITE & ConeLITE Synchro) and HRS’ Intellicone® incursion mitigation system is proven to deliver safer worksites, increase ...
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Innovation from Unipart Dorman creates 'Big Interest' in the 'Big Easy'
at ATSSA National Traffic Expo 2016

By Nicola Holt
11 February 2016 15:05:56



Unipart Dorman featured 4 new road safety lamps with Dicke Safety Products....
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How Air Alkaline Batteries contribute to Road Worker Safety
Improving road lamp performance

By Graham Scott
03 February 2016 14:26:01



When a cold snap hits, the first thing that Traffic Management companies notice is the increased frequency of battery changes in road danger lamps needed to maintain their effectiveness....
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VATCS continues to be Halton Hills preferred choice of Display Based Traffic Calming
in Ontario

By Nicola Holt
03 February 2016 09:30:20



Unipart Dorman are delighted that The Corporation of the Town of Halton Hills are continuing to put VATCS first when it comes to display based traffic calming in their community....
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Ontario region of Niagara expands its deployment of VATCS
with Posted Speed Series VATCS from Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
02 February 2016 15:57:34



Unipart Dorman are delighted the The Regional Municipality of Niagara has decided to expand their deployment of Posted Speed Series VATCS....
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Roadsafe Trafic Systems Pilot SynchroGUIDE
in Indiana WorkZones

By Nicola Holt
02 February 2016 14:47:35



Roadsafe Traffic Systems have set up a number of pilot installations of the Unipart Dorman SynchroGUIDE - our award winning wireless sequential LED work zone taper guide. ...
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Unipart Dorman Innovates New Safety Lamps
in partnership with Dicke Safety Products

By Nicola Holt
29 January 2016 14:27:05



Unipart Dorman have been delighted to support our long standing partner Dicke Safety products with the development of new products to expand the range of LED work zone barricade lamps....
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VDOT choose Dynamic Curve Warning VATCS
for University Study

By Nicola Holt
27 January 2016 13:39:13



Virginia DOT in conjunction with Virginia Tech Transportation Institute have chosen to evaluate Unipart Dorman Dynamic Curve Warning Series VATCS as part of a study into different treatments for advance warning to drivers of the hazards of unsafe speed at horizontal curves....
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New VATCS project
on Main Street, Brampton, Ontario

By Nicola Holt
27 January 2016 11:59:26



The City of Brampton are to feature Posted Speed Series VATCS on a new traffic calming project on Main Street. ...
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Nestle Select Unipart Dorman VATCS
in Canada

By Nicola Holt
27 January 2016 11:32:14



Nestle Canada have selected Unipart Dorman Posted Speed Series VATCS to be deployed on a pilot traffic calming project at the Airport Road, Brampton location....
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ConeLITE Synchro Guide Showcases at ATSSA 2016
January 31 - February 2 2016 New Orleans

By Nicola Holt
13 January 2016 12:12:58



The Unique ConeLITE Synchro design now allows sequential light taper guide deployment to be virtually simultaneous with the deployment of the cone taper....
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Charity Fundraising Reaches the Next Level
from the team at Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
12 January 2016 11:53:48



Well done to all our team members who have raised an impressive £3800 for local charities....
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Unipart Rail acquires Park Signalling
Synergies will drive growth

By Dave Tilmouth
30 December 2015 13:45:40



We are pleased to advise that Unipart Rail has acquired the entire share capital of Park Signalling Limited as of 31st December 2015. The Company will continue to trade as Park Signalling Limited....
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Fund Raising for Alder Hey Hospital
with Christmas Jumpers at Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
16 December 2015 15:33:33



The team at Unipart Dorman have been celebrating the festive season today, whilst remembering those less fortunate by taking part in our Christmas Jumper day and joining in the company Christmas raffle. ...
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Unipart Dorman supports Sheffield’s new dual voltage SuperTram Network
with iLS

By Nicola Holt
09 December 2015 09:38:00



Unipart Dorman has been working with Carillion and have supplied 5 iLS (integrated Lightweight Signals) to the network. This represents a key milestone for Unipart Dorman as this is the first installation of our iLS on a ‘light railway network’....
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We make the RIA shortlist - for 3 awards
Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman are shortlisted

By Laura Bennett
18 November 2015 15:58:31



Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman have been shortlisted for 3 awards at the UK Rail Industry Awards 2016....
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Delivering Information Sessions for..
Integrated Lightweight Signal Post Lifting Winch

By Graham Scott
17 November 2015 10:41:55



As part of Unipart Dorman's commitment to providing excellent through-life support on the full range of its products, a number of informative product demonstrations have recently been delivered both at customer training centres and at the Unipart Dorman factory in Southport, Merseyside....
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Lightweight Signals from Unipart Dorman are endorsed 'Self Cleaning' by Network Rail
Unipart Dorman Lightweight Signals, iLS and CLS LITE have now been designated ‘maintenance free’

By Nicola Holt
09 November 2015 10:08:30



Our most recent innovation, has been recognised by Network Rail in the ROSE report - September 2015 NR/SIG/10665/Mod 001, using cutting edge materials technology and design, the Unipart Dorman Lightweight Signals, iLS and CLS LITE have now been designated ‘maintenance free’.



We are delighted wi...
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Improving Rural Road Safety
with VAS signage from Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
28 October 2015 13:00:23



Three people died on country roads every day last year....

With over 1000 people killed and over 9000 seriously injured on our country roads in 2014, highlighting the dangers ahead and making our roads safer is paramount*....
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Unipart Dorman Exhibited at Railway Interchange 2015
On show in Minneapolis

By Nicola Holt
23 October 2015 09:51:13



Leading the way with Zero Maintenance LED Signalling Solutions.....
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Staying Ahead of the Curve
British Columbia pilot directional LED Chevrons

By Laura Bennett
19 October 2015 10:51:20



The British Columbia Ministry of Transport are piloting a new dynamic curve warning system using Unipart Dorman's directional LED Chevrons. The chevrons combine steady burn LED visibility enhancement techniques for the driver with radar speed detection of approaching traffic, to provide drivers with...
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Celebrating our commitment to continually improving road worker safety
Unipart Dorman ConeLITE is 21...

By Graham Scott
14 October 2015 15:24:27



A 21st Birthday is usually something most people celebrate, but chances are you won’t be raising a glass to the Unipart Dorman ConeLITE as the only time you notice them is when you are crawling through roadworks....
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SynchroGUIDE continues to improve safety
Our technology features on Work Zones in Phoenix

By Laura Bennett
30 September 2015 10:22:46



Our strategic partner Roadsafe Traffic Systems, have deployed SynchroGUIDE sequential hazard warning lights on work zones on loop 101 near Scottsdale....
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Pennsylvania SynchroGUIDE Pilot receives positive feedback
Our innovative technology has an immediate impact

By Laura Bennett
28 September 2015 16:00:01



Over the summer we featured a story on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission who were piloting our SynchroGUIDE technology on the westbound I76 turnpike Susquehanna River Bridge project.

The pilot was set up with support from our strategic national partner Roadsafe Traffic Systems.

We are delighted t...
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Demand for Unipart Dorman DF15
King Township introduce more signs to solve speeding problems

By Laura Bennett
07 September 2015 10:05:17



Councillors in King Township have requested for more Unipart Dorman speed feedback signs to be installed to solve their speeding problems. Signs have already been installed in Nobleton and King City as a result of residents complaining about excessive speeds.

Kingscross and Hazelbury Drive in Noblet...
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Unipart Dorman VATCS – Proven to reduce speeding
Our unique approach continues to deliver results

By Laura Bennett
18 August 2015 11:12:56



Unipart Dorman’s approach to LED based vehicle activated traffic calming with VATCS is unique in North America.

The consistency and clarity of our approach and the long term benefits are something that we are very proud to be able share with our continually expanding client pool. Since introduction ...
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Working in partnership with Roadsafe Traffic Systems
Our commitment to improving road safety with SynchroGUIDE

By Laura Bennett
29 July 2015 11:41:32



Unipart Dorman are delighted to have signed a national strategic partner alliance with Roadsafe Traffic Systems. The partnership will support the promotion of the SynchroGUIDE, our innovative Work Zone taper wireless LED sequential warning light system.

The technology is already an established bench...
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Supporting Cyclists Fighting Cancer
The team present a cheque for £2015 to the charity

By Laura Bennett
20 July 2015 10:24:59



Over the last 3 months, Unipart Dorman have been raising money for Cyclists Fighting Cancer through a variety of activities including a bike ride, a blind auction and a number of raffles.

The team raised a fantastic amount through personal donations and via the justgiving webpage and were delighted ...
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Counting the difference with Armadillo
The Township of King see immediate results

By Laura Bennett
14 July 2015 11:27:39



The Township of King in Ontario were experiencing reliability and vandalism issues with their tube based counters. As a result of this, they were looking for a radar based solution that would be safer, more efficient and could be utilized year round for counting traffic and assessing speeding concer...
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Unipart Dorman hits the press again
Speed feedback signs installed in Spalding

By Laura Bennett
09 July 2015 09:17:32



Two new Unipart Dorman DF11 Speed Feedback signs have been installed in Spalding as part of our affiliation with the Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership.

The installation has been featured by the Spalding Guardian and the article highlights the benefits that the signs can deliver in terms of increa...
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Raising the ‘BIKE’ with Fundraising
£2015 raised for Cyclists Fighting Cancer

By Nicola Holt
08 July 2015 15:09:54



During the first half of 2015, Dave Jones our Production Engineering and Product Assurance Manager took up a fundraising challenge.

Dave identified Cyclists Fighting Cancer as a charity he’d like to support and created a plan of a number of activities that could be arranged to raise funds for this w...
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Increasing Safety with Posted Speed Limit VATCS
Pennsylvania State DOT commence field evaluation

By Laura Bennett
06 July 2015 10:03:17



The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation have recently kicked off a field testing performance evaluation of the Posted Speed Limit VATCS in Allentown, PA.

Unipart Dorman were in attendance at the installation event of 2 new signs on Basin Street, supported by our local partner Traffic Calming U...
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Turning a problem into a solution in less than 24 hours
Unipart Dorman rise to the challenge

By Laura Bennett
30 June 2015 10:29:41



When one of Unipart Dorman's customers realised they needed a critical piece of equipment, the team rose to the challenge and pulled out all the stops in order to deliver trackside within 24 hours.

A major customer of Unipart Dorman, one of the UK's leading LED signalling and information systems pro...
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Pro B LITE to feature on Firestore.com
Innovative technology designed to increase safety

By Laura Bennett
23 June 2015 13:19:49



1996 - the Dawn of e-Commerce: The explosive growth of Witmer Public Safety Group, Inc. began when firefighter Jim Witmer and his family launched HelmetPartsSource.com - one of the first online stores specifically for firefighters.

Before long they launched TheFireStore.com and began to change the w...
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SynchroGUIDE - Changing the face of Work Zones
Pennsylvania Turnpike pilots sequential work zone tapers

By Laura Bennett
22 June 2015 11:41:33



Following the successful achievement of Bulletin 15 product approval status for the SynchroGUIDE with Pennsylvania DOT, Unipart Dorman were delighted to hear that the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission are to pilot the sequential warning light technology on the westbound I76 turnpike Susquehanna River...
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Counterfeit Exposed
What is the true cost of buying counterfeit?

By Laura Bennett
10 June 2015 10:38:19



We have probably all seen the touts ambling down the beach toward us whilst on holiday, adorned in the latest 'Joakley' sunglasses, arms covered in 'TAG Hour' and 'Blightling' watches and draped with 'Hermiss' scarves and 'Channel' belts. Some of them may be very convincing copies, so why not have s...
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Supporting the Queenscourt Hospice
Generous donation presented to the charity

By Laura Bennett
04 June 2015 13:12:22



Unipart Dorman have presented a cheque for £300.00 to the Queenscourt Hospice charity.

The charity provides support for the people of Southport, Formby and West Lancs. Caring for patients with serious illnesses, enabling them to achieve the best possible quality of life at each new stage. Support is...
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Unipart Dorman exhibits at Railtex 2015
Excellent feedback received on new products and innovations

By Laura Bennett
20 May 2015 13:34:43



Unipart Dorman exhibited at Railtex 2015 which took place from 12th - 14th May at the NEC in Birmingham.

Recognised as the largest rail exhibition in the UK, Railtex provided us with an ideal platform to highlight our extensive capabilities in design, manufacturing and innovation and we received exc...
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Raising funds for the Railway Benefit Fund
Supporting their work with rail employees and their families

By Dave Tilmouth
15 May 2015 08:54:46



During our customer dinner held during RailTex we held a raffle, raising a total of £767. Pictured accepting the cheque on the Unipart Dorman stand at Railtex is Tim Shoveller - Chairman of RBF and MD of the South West Trains/Network Rail Alliance from David Kierton - Director Business Collaboration...
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Success for Unipart Dorman Wheelers
£1,200 raised for Cyclists Fighting Cancer

By Laura Bennett
11 May 2015 23:23:45



On Saturday 9th May, the “Dorman Wheelers” cycling team set off from Crewe at 9am. After a 100km journey (a little bit more for one of the sub-teams who took a couple of diversions!), all 14 riders cycled safely into Southport arriving about 4pm for a well earned refreshment at the Thatch and Thistl...
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Unipart Gets Top Marks in Responsible Business Index
99% score achieved

By Dave Tilmouth
20 April 2015 11:25:31



Unipart Group, one of Europe’s leading private manufacturing, logistics and consultancy companies, is one of only a handful of companies to receive a five star rating in the Business in the Community 2015 Corporate Responsibility Index - the UK’s leading benchmark of responsible business.

Today’s an...
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Traffex 2015
Unipart Dorman recently exhibited at Traffex 2015

By Laura Bennett
20 April 2015 09:36:46



The Unipart Dorman Traffic Team recently exhibited at Traffex....

The most important event this year for the international traffic management, road safety and transport industries, this exhibition provides an ideal platform for us to demonstrate our innovations and capabilities in the Traffic Manage...
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Unipart Dorman awarded distinction in top International Safety Awards
Recognising our commitment to health and safety

By Laura Bennett
16 March 2015 14:27:33



Unipart Dorman has been awarded an International Safety Award with distinction by the British Safety Council, in recognition of our commitment to keeping our workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2014 calendar year.

This fantastic achievement clearly demonstrates our dedication and comm...
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Unipart Dorman DF11 has immediate effect
Busy Road gets Protection

By Laura Bennett
27 February 2015 08:36:19



An article in the Ashbourne News Telegraph has reported that Councillors and residents have noticed immediate effects on driver speeds following the installation of a Unipart Dorman DF11 speed feedback sign.

Shortly after the sign was first switched on, a villager told the News Telegraph: “I’ve been...
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Modular Signalling from Unipart Dorman - setting the standard for the future
Our innovative modular signalling range has been featured in the February edition of Rail Professional Magazine as part of a Signalling Solutions feature.

By Laura Bennett
16 February 2015 10:48:58



Modular Signalling was developed as a result of the challenge posed to the industry by Network Rail, requesting innovative solutions to reduce costs of re-signalling projects for rural railways.

Signalling Solutions, in collaboration with Unipart Dorman, rose to the challenge and are now setting the...
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Our solution to road safety – as seen on TV!
Unipart Dorman’s Road Safety Partnership receives a fantastic response from local authorities and councillors.

By Laura Bennett
03 February 2015 15:33:55



Our Road Safety Partnership initiative in Lincolnshire has received an excellent response from local councillors and residents and it has now hit the headlines, being featured by both the BBC and the ITV as part of a community speed watch initiative.

A press event was held on Monday 2nd February in ...
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Unipart Dorman recognised for innovation
As featured in The Rail Engineer

By Laura Bennett
18 December 2014 16:21:31



Unipart Dorman has been highlighted as one of the best known names in the rail market to be attending Railtex in 2015, as featured in the December edition of The Rail Engineer.

The exhibition, which takes place from the 12th – 14th May at the NEC, Birmingham, is one of the UK’s largest rail exhibiti...
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Road Expo 2014
Unipart Dorman demonstrate innovation in Road Safety

By Dave Tilmouth
30 October 2014 14:14:10



Unipart Dorman exhibited at Road Expo Scotland 2014, which took place on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th November at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.

The show was an ideal platform for us to demonstrate our knowledge and expertise in the Traffic Management and Road Safety Market and we received ...
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Learn at 10 and do at 11 — that’s the Unipart Way
Most money spent on training is wasted, says John Neill, who wants to change that.

By Dave Tilmouth
21 July 2014 08:51:16



John Neill is not only a businessman, he is also dean of a university in a way — the Unipart Way, that is.

Two decades ago Neill decided that staff at Unipart Group needed more development opportunities if the business was to remain competitive, but he was not impressed with the training options ava...
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Unipart Dorman’s lightweight signals strike the right chord
Delivering benefits to the Todmorden Curve project

By Dave Tilmouth
10 July 2014 15:00:04



The benefits of Unipart Dorman’s lightweight signals have been featured in the industry publication ‘the rail engineer’.

The feature focuses on the Todmorden Curve project, a £9.6 million initiative to relay the curve which was originally severed in 1972. This project is being run via a joint collab...
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Unipart Group Unaffected by Unipart Automotive Announcement
Group Statement

By Dave Tilmouth
09 July 2014 09:37:57



Unipart Group has released a statement regarding recent media activity referring to Unipart Automotive – the car parts and accessories company that it sold in 2011.

Unipart Automotive, the branch network which was previously known as Partco, was sold by Unipart Group to a company controlled by H2 Eq...
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Unipart is still saying 'Yes'!
Unipart gives a new look to its famous 'Yes' Campaign

By Dave Tilmouth
01 July 2014 11:16:17



Unipart Group, one of Europe’s leading manufacturing, logistics and consultancy

providers, is launching a new advertising campaign that revitalises its famous ‘Yes’

campaigns of the 1980s.

When Unipart launched its now famous “The Answer is Yes, Now What’s the

Question?” campaigns, they had a strong...
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Busy days at Rail Live
Good weather prevailed for the two-day event

By Dave Tilmouth
20 June 2014 09:32:41



If you were at Rail Live 2014, then you'll share our excitement at this brilliant new addition to the rail calendar.

The event was massive, and because it was a technology event rather than an 'exhibition', many of the displays were hands-on and interactive. On our stand, we had the new OLE aluminiu...
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Unipart Dorman Exhibited at InfraRail
Did you see us at Earls Court 2, London

By Dave Tilmouth
15 May 2014 10:08:39



The UK's definitive rail infrastructure event took place at Earls Court 2, London from 20th and 22nd May 2014.

Now in its 10th edition InfraRail is a unique opportunity for the market to gather, discuss innovations, network and learn about what is on the agenda for the industry.

Unipart Dorman demon...
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Unipart Dorman Head to the States
Unipart Dorman Attending RSSI between 29th Sept & 2nd Oct 2013

By Nicola Holt
13 September 2013 11:05:41



We are delighted to announce that Unipart Dorman will be attending the 53rd Annual RSSI CS Exhibition. The 2013 exhibition will be taking place between 29th September and 2nd October in the Indianapolis Convention Centre, Indianapolis home of the world famous Indy 500.

For 53 years, RSSI has establi...
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Simpler, Speedier, Superior Solutions for Signalling
CLSLITE- Third Generation Signalling Technology

By Nicola Holt
26 June 2013 11:17:57



In this month's edition of Rail Infrastructure there is a feature on the latest generation of Unipart Dorman signalling - the CLSLITE.

Stepping up to Network Rail's challenge to accelerate innovation is the core focus of Unipart Dorman, delivering significant technological developments technological...
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Traffic Solutions Reference Guide by Unipart Dorman
Order your copy now!

By Nicola Holt
19 March 2013 16:49:31



We are pleased to make available the new Traffic Solutions Reference Guide, providing information about our Vehicle Activated Signs and their applications.

Promoting a safer driving culture and tackling problem areas in your community is important, to find out how we can help you, download the new T...
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Innotrans Innovation
Unipart Rail at Innotrans 2012

By Dave Tilmouth
04 October 2012 15:14:05



As usual, Innotrans was bigger and more impressive than ever and we have returned, a little footweary, to make progress on the new business opportunities we have identified there.

There was plenty of interest in our stand with both the refurbished Bogie and impressive new iLS Signal attracting rail ...
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New Unipart Dorman LED Signalling Handbook
An Essential for any Signalling Project

By Nicola Holt
27 September 2012 10:00:18



LED signalling and indication has taken the rail industry by storm, and the use of LED is now the norm. Unipart Dorman has been at the forefront of the development of the technologies since 2001. We have now created Issue 10 of the Unipart Dorman LED Signalling Handbook, packed with useful LED Signa...
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Signalling for the Future
The Unipart Dorman iLS

By Nicola Holt
31 August 2012 13:50:21



Unipart Dorman, the leading LED signal innovator, has received Network Rail acceptance on its revolutionary integrated Lightweight Signal (iLS). The signal has been developed in close connection with the industry by the design engineering team at Unipart Dorman, and represents a significant technolo...
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