In the rapidly evolving world of business, where technology and innovation take centre stage, it's easy to overlook the most critical element of any business: its people. At the heart of every successful company lies a workforce that embodies the values and culture that propel it towards success. Treating people as a fundamental company value is not just a buzzword but a philosophy that fosters innovation, loyalty, and sustainable growth. As the next blog in our values series, we explore why this philosophy is so important to Barum & Dewar.
Nurturing a Positive Culture
Company values are the guiding principles that shape the behaviour and actions of employees. By embracing people as a fundamental value, we are able to cultivate a positive culture that values employees' well-being, growth, and diversity, creating a nurturing environment where our team feel motivated, appreciated, and supported.
Empowering Innovation and Creativity
People are the driving force behind innovation and creativity- two important principles required in our day-to-day business. At Barum & Dewar we encourage open communication, collaboration, and risk-taking, which are essential elements in fostering innovation and members of our team are not just seen as employees but as valuable contributors whose ideas can shape the future of our business.
Enhancing Customer Experience
Putting people first doesn't end with internal interactions; it extends to customer interactions as well. Employees who feel appreciated and valued are more likely to provide exceptional customer service, going the extra mile to meet the needs and expectations of clients. A satisfied and loyal customer base is a direct result of a workforce that understands the importance of building meaningful relationships with customers.
Sustaining Business Resilience
In times of uncertainty and change, companies with a strong people-oriented value system are better equipped to navigate challenges. When employees are engaged and committed, they are more willing to adapt, learn, and persevere during difficult times. A resilient workforce is crucial for a business to thrive in the face of adversity and remain competitive in a dynamic market.
Valuing people as a core company value goes beyond merely acknowledging their existence; it involves understanding and embracing their potential to transform businesses. The success of our business is profoundly intertwined with the well-being, growth, and happiness of its employees. By fostering a culture that puts people first, we are able to create an environment that sparks innovation, strengthens customer relationships, attracts top talent, and drives sustainable growth.
The Barum & Dewar team is delighted to be attending Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2021 between 12-15 September 2023 at ExCel London. The event creates the opportunity for the defence industry to connect in full force, through bringing together the defence community and supply chain to network and build business relationships.
DSEI 2023, in the most significant and largest iteration of the show in its 24-year history, will tackle the theme of ‘Achieving an Integrated Force’. Highlighting the pertinence of integrating across the five operational domains of Air, Cyber, electromagnetic activities (CEMA), Land, Sea and Space. Key themes being addressed at this year’s event include Agile Acquisition & Rapid Delivery, Supplier Engagement, Technology Innovation to Deliver Integrated Capabilities and Training and Talent Management.
David Frame, Managing Director, commented, “DSEI 2023 presents a fantastic opportunity for the industry to come together to discuss the most pressing issues facing us right now. The team and I are looking forward to re-connecting with contacts, visiting exhibition stands, attending the engagement forums and making new connections”.
The team will be at the conference from Tuesday to Thursday and would be delighted to meet with our valued clients and contacts. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a meeting.
Barum & Dewar is pleased to confirm the successful completion of phase one of a major contract with DTC.
The project began with a detailed design consultation to fully understand the requirements of the project and to ensure the best fit possible was carried out with the support and input of both parties' commercial teams.
The result of this collaborative and iterative design process has been the delivery of the first batch of cases and foams, all of which were subjected to a thorough test fit of all components being packaged to ensure a “right first time” solution that the client can now pass on to their international customer.
Utilising a selection of Peli Storm rugged protective cases, the contents are housed in bespoke dual-colour foam inserts, finished off with a laser-engraved logo inside the lid, resulting in an eye-catching and professional appearance to really demonstrate DTC’s pride in their products and to ensure they have the highest level of protection.
Barum & Dewar has been thanked for our efforts for our ability to turn this first phase around exceptionally quickly and also for the service levels and customer care that we take pride in delivering to all of our clients.
Barum & Dewar secures major contract win with leading International communication technology business
Barum & Dewar is delighted to have been selected as the protective packaging suppliers of choice by communication technology innovators Domo Tactical Communications (DTC). As a global leader of secure wireless communications, DTC works with military, law enforcement, counter-terror units, governments, robotics and autonomous operations and system integrators on key surveillance and communication challenges – all sectors the Barum & Dewar team has a strong understanding and expertise of in the requirements for complex protective packaging.
Building upon a solid existing relationship, forged through our commitment to service and quality, Barum & Dewar has recently been awarded as DTC’s packaging partners for the supply of a suite of cases with bespoke foam inserts to enable the safe and secure delivery of an array of high-tech equipment.
The first phase of manufacture to meet a very urgent deadline is underway right now and the Barum & Dewar team is extremely proud to be working alongside a sector leader and innovator.
Barum & Dewar is pleased to confirm another successful contract win for Airbus Defence and Space in Portsmouth. Airbus Defence and Space is involved in various space-related projects, including the design, manufacturing, and launch of satellites, satellite systems, and space exploration missions. They provide services to both governmental and commercial customers, offering solutions for communication, earth observation, navigation, and scientific research purposes.
Our expert team has been asked to produce design options for three large equipment containers to provide protective packaging solutions for their high value and sensitive equipment. Each container is a different design including one with a single bay unit, one a double bay unit and a fully bespoke unit requiring additional shock mounts due to the equipment it will be transporting.
For this solution the Barum & Dewar design team has specified a Delta case solution, known for its flexibility and durability as well as ease of adding custom elements, providing a truly bespoke solution for the client.
This contract win is testament to the long-standing relationship Barum & Dewar has with Airbus Defence and Space and we look forward to collaborating once again with the team on this project.