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How to protect your air compressor in winter

Whether you’re dreaming of a white Christmas or walking in a winter wonderland, spare a thought for your compressor, which may be feeling a little Frosty the Snowman. While maintaining your air compressor and ancillary equipment is important all year round, it’s particularly vital during the winter months. Fortunately, our experienced engineers are on hand to offer expert advice on […]

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Glam and glitter at the 2017 Sheffield Business Awards

It was black ties and posh frocks all round as our team once again headed out to the biggest awards ceremony of the Sheffield City Region, which took place on Thursday 7 December at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre. Now in its 16th year, the Sheffield Business Awards 2017 attracted entries from a record-breaking 150 individuals and organisations and welcomed […]

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Pennine Pneumatic Services sponsored Halifax Courier Business Manufacturing Award

The Halifax Courier Business Awards was a glitzy affair at The Venue in Halifax for our parent company Pennine Pneumatic Services (PPS). PPS were proud to be nominated for a third time for employer of the year and to sponsor the Manufacturing Award. Read what happened here

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Meet Our Suppliers: Camozzi

As the Official Camozzi Distributor for South Yorkshire, we are always happy to shout about the benefits of their products, from efficiency savings to technological innovation. A leader in its sector, Camozzi offers high-quality pneumatic components and fluid power solutions. With its roots in Italy, Camozzi has seen steady growth over the 50 plus years since its inception, and today […]


A guide to the Atlas Copco VSD+ range

Food and drink, engineering, automotive, chemical – these and many other industries rely on a supply of compressed air. But many companies are paying for energy they don’t need by running a fixed-speed air compressor. As a global leader in the design and manufacture of air compressors, vacuum pumps, air treatment equipment and nitrogen generators, Atlas Copco is the name […]


Simm sponsors Sheffield Business Awards 2017

For the second year in a row, Simm will be sponsoring an award at the Sheffield Business Awards. Organised by the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, the black-tie event will be hosted by BBC Look North presenter Harry Gration MBE and comprises a three-course meal and entertainment from stand-up comedian and comedy writer Jo Caulfield, as well as the prestigious awards. […]

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A Quick Guide to Air Dryers

Air dryers – a quick guide If you run air compressors at your place of work, you may benefit from installing an air dryer. Although there will be an initial outlay, a dryer should improve the overall efficiency of your compressed air system. Reasons for installing an air dryer If you’ve experienced premature failure of your air tools or cylinders, […]

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First Connect Sheffield was first class!

Local businesses – including Simm Engineering – were out in force for the first ever Connect Sheffield business conference, held on 18 October at Ponds Forge in Sheffield City Centre Organised by the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, the event was a good opportunity for companies to increase their business profile, showcase their products and generate leads. Simm was represented on […]


A Guide to Chillers

Many industries use chillers in order to release heat generated during processes such as manufacturing. All chillers require a refrigerant, usually water, a water-glycol mixture or a low-viscosity fluid, which travels through a system to cool it down during operation. The two common types of chiller are: Vapour-compression chillers – these pump a refrigerant through a system using compressors Absorption […]

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Come and say hello at Connect Sheffield on Wednesday 18th October – Stand 23

On Wednesday 18 October 2017, Sheffield will be buzzing with business activity as a brand new event on the calendar gets under way. Held at Ponds Forge in the town centre, Connect Sheffield is Sheffield City Region’s Business Conference and Exhibition – the first of its kind. Free to attend, the event runs from 8.45am to 4pm. Organised by the […]

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