(PRWEB) July 25, 2008
A. Algeo Ltd based in Liverpool, UK - a distributor and supplier to the podiatry, orthopaedic, prosthetics, physiotherapy and footwear markets are pleased to announce that the company is now a member of SATRA.
SATRA is the world's leading research and technology centre. The centre employs more than 180 scientific, technical and support staff across two sites in the UK and China.
SATRA was formed in 1919 to serve the footwear industry but has since expanded to serve other consumer industry sectors including furniture, safety products, clothing, floorcoverings, leathergoods and fabric care.
SATRA is also a Notified Body for the EU Directives on personal protective equipment, toys, medical devices and construction products. The centre's activities include research, material and product evaluation, management systems and consultancy, international quality systems, quality assurance, publications, information services and the production and sale of test equipment. SATRA's membership now covers 1,600 companies in over 70 countries.
For Algeos, being a member of SATRA underlines the company's commitment to quality and technical support. In the future, SATRA tests will be carried out on selected Algeos materials including: leathers, textiles, rubbers, plastics and EVAs. These can include tests on properties such as strength, durability, flexibility and even comfort.
Due to SATRA's highly developed understanding of materials they can advise Algeos on the best materials and material compositions for specific applications.
SATRA's recognition internationally will also assist Algeos in establishing worldwide acknowledgement for its services and quality of products, but more importantly it will allow the company to provide its customers with high quality goods which match 'the customer's' specifications.
Algeos range of products and capabilities can be viewed online at http://www.algeos.com, alternatively you can request our brand new 172 page product catalogue - an essential reference tool that covers a wide range of specialist medical professions including: Orthotics, Prosthetics, Footwear, Podiatry, and Physiotherapy.