IT infrastructure in 17,000 m2 premises future-proofed by Central engineers

Client: Aflex Hose
Industry: Manufacturing
Project: Site move
A smooth transition to updated IT infrastructure allows world-leading manufacturer, Aflex Hose, to improve internal communications across its large site with a future proof and fit for purpose integrated ICT suite.
"Everyone has fobs for the doors because we completely trust Central engineers as we do our employees, so an outsider can't tell the difference between the Aflex people and Central people — we are just working together."
Ian Eskriett, IT Manager, Aflex Hose

Consolidation to a single ICT provision resulting in increased network speeds

Large-scale fibre network implementation ensures no single point of failure

Fully integrated, resilient IP telephone and DECT network keeps entire organisation connected

Aflex Hose is the world’s leading manufacturer of PTFE lined hosed products and is part of the Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group via its parent company, Spirax Sarco Engineering plc. Operating for over 40 years, the manufacturer is the supplier of choice for biotech, pharmaceutical, and chemical companies as standard, and its patented products are also used across a wide range of industries, including automotive manufacturing.

The company’s UK headquarters are based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, but it also has offices globally.

In 2018, Central won a tender to support the internal IT team at Aflex Hose with its service provision. Central were referred to Aflex Hose by VMware, when asked for a referral to a VMware Horizon Enterprise Solutions Partner.

Aflex Hose Infrastructure