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Time to bag a bargain!

Iris-Mec
The strong £ gives an opportunity for those buying European based equipment such as Iris-Mec.
They say every cloud has a silver lining and none of us could miss the sorry position that Greece has got itself into, nor could we miss the effect the strong pound and weak metals prices are having, but it isn’t all doom and gloom.


It’s true that anyone exporting at the moment is in a hard place, but the opposite is true for those companies wanting to sell into the UK, particularly from the euro zone.

This was brought home recently when we were talking to CIS’s managing director, Robin Davie. Just in case you weren’t aware, apart from Holmatro cat cutters, CIS has been the UK agent for Italy’s Iris-Mec range of depollution equipment for the last few years, one of the main suppliers across Europe.

Robin explained, “The price of our depollution and ancillary equipment has been significantly reduced thanks to the £/Euro relationship which has allowed us to pass on considerable savings to our customers”. He continued, “Iris-Mec are one of the largest suppliers to ATF’s all over Europe, but due to us not being in the Euro, the UK currently has a real price benefit.”

They also launched BlastBox, an impressive airbag detonator last year with regular updates. With so many airbags appearing in vehicles these days, making sure your detonator recognises all devices. and that they’re all safely detonated can be a problem. CIS Ltd’s Blast box © airbag detonator should overcome these issues, making life very easy for the vehicle processor. You can see the Blast box article here.

So every cloud does have a silver lining. If you want to ‘bag a bargain’ then now looks the time to do it. Who knows what the situation will be in the future, but history shows that these situations never last for long. If you want to know more, then call CIS on 01604 642020, email them or visit the website.

August 2015

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