Thursday, 18 October 2018
Mallatite will proudly be attending the Traffex RoadExpo Scotland from 31st October to the 1st November. You can find us on stand F27 at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland. Our expert’s will be on hand to offer information and to discuss any lighting or traffic solutions to suit your requirements. Traffex gives you the
Thursday, 02 August 2018
The primary bollard is a School Zone bollard that can be used in a multiple of ways and can be used to display all types of signs or messages in the school and in the surrounds of the premises. These bollards are designed to look like traditional pencil crayons.
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
As the school holiday period is upon us, we are gearing up for a busy few weeks supplying our Twin Amber Flashing Light Unit (TAFLU). In the busiest time for road safety projects at schools, orders have already been coming through on a daily basis throughout July, with this set to increase as schemes get
Friday, 13 July 2018
The government’s new ‘Road to Zero’ policy launched in July is a positive move towards implementing charging infrastructure on a large scale and we have the ideal solution to help councils and local authorities meet the measures set out in the new strategy with our EV Charging Column.
Monday, 25 June 2018
There are many young people outside schools daily at the start and finish times. Where 20mph speed limits outside schools exist.
Friday, 22 June 2018
We are extending our offering beyond the manufacture and supply of traffic management and street lighting products, to provide Unmetered Supplies (UMS) testing services to manufacturers with UMS inventories, through our accredited (UMS) test house. An Unmetered Supply refers to any electronic equipment that draws a current and is connected to the Distribution Network without
Thursday, 07 June 2018
With close to 30 years’ experience in technical plastics, Rolf Jernström founded Jerol Industri AB in 1999. Today, Jerol is at the forefront of the production and development of composite utility poles through our successful pairing of Swedish concern for safety and technological development. Environmental responsibility and individual safety are the common threads throughout our
Monday, 14 May 2018
Edge and centre delineation treatments help drivers keep aligned with the road, and provide information about conditions ahead. Delineation treatments are extremely helpful when visibility is poor (for example, due to fog, rain or darkness) or on tight bends.
Tuesday, 03 April 2018
Wherever cars and people are near, safety is of high concern. Near schools and play grounds, in car parks and multi-use areas, aggressive driving is a serious risk for pedestrians. Speed reduction is one key way to protect people in these areas. The slower the traffic speeds the less likelihood of an accident and the
Monday, 05 March 2018
Starting in the early 17th century, old cannons no longer useful as weapons would often be utilized and then used as bollards for aiding ships to moor alongside quaysides. They would bury the cannon in the ground muzzle-first, approximately up to two-thirds of their length which would leave the rear end (breach) protruding above the
Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Mallatite Plastics was formed in 1982 as a small plastic coating business and was acquired as a going concern by John Bowden in the mid-eighties. The business focus turned to the lighting columns and signposts in the late eighties, pioneering innovative products and new coatings which were becoming available. Alliances developed with Dupont who were offering
Monday, 04 September 2017
Mallatite has supplied aluminium lighting columns and LED road lanterns as part of the Erskine Bridge Lighting and Electrical Refurbishment Project for Transport Scotland. The project has enhanced night-time driving visibility and reduced energy consumption by up to 80% through the use of dimming. The A898 Erskine Bridge is a 15-span cable-stayed box girder bridge
Thursday, 17 August 2017
Recently the government have told councils to ‘optimise traffic flow’ and scrap road humps. In the article, shared online at Highways Industry, ‘speed bumps could be removed from UK roads after Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, told local councils to scrap them as part of plans to reduce pollution. ‘https://www.highwaysindustry.com/speed-bumps-could-disappear-from-uk-roads/. Current tarmac road humps
Tuesday, 25 July 2017
The Association of Road Traffic Safety and Management (ARTSM), have published their most recent guidance document, Sign Savings – Replacing Obsolete Road Traffic Signs. The document, available for download, explains that the statutory “savings” period for many signs revoked by the 1994 Traffic Signs Regulations has now expired. This means that it is no longer
Thursday, 13 July 2017
Dave Franklin, Project Manager and also a key member of our TransCalm design team, recently took part in a charity cycling event for The Christie Charity, cycling from Manchester to Blackpool. The event is attended by over 6000 cyclists each year and this year saw another great turnout. This was Dave’s first time participating in
Friday, 09 June 2017
More efficient. More competitive. We’ve just completed the refurbishment of our traffic sign production facility at our Oldbury site and are excited to introduce the Traffic Jet 1638X Printer and Mistral Laminator. The Traffic Jet prints the signs directly onto the reflective material making production more efficient, and enables us to offer you much shorter lead times.* This investment also allows for very