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Working in the new normal

Working in the new normal

This year has brought about many changes, one being the “new normal” and it’s making everyone review the way of working. To minimize contact governments around the world introduced the “1,5 meter or 6 feet society”. How do we work in this new normal? Bigger office...

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A big thank you to all the heroes

A big thank you to all the heroes

During these difficult times we would like to take a moment to thank all the people that are working tirelessly to keep us as save as possible. I think everyone will agree that these people are true heroes! Health care heroes People in health care like doctors and...

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Welcoming The Community Into Your Museum

Welcoming The Community Into Your Museum

I want to share with you today how and why a local community can engage with their museum. It is about removing barriers from museums, turning them into places, is not just places people come to visit, but where you can interact actively, where you can connect with...

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How To Open Up Your Museum Collections

How To Open Up Your Museum Collections

With many museums and galleries holding up to 90% of their collections in storage we show you how to open them up.Bram Janssens is responsible for the Museum Aam de Stroom, storing and accessing objects from the store rooms. Our main challenge was to have a large part...

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Advanced Primefact training Dubai

Advanced Primefact training Dubai

Bruynzeel Middle East organized an “Advanced PF Training “  to the PF users in the Middle East who are working for our authorized dealers there ( 9 attendees from different countries in the region ) , this toke a place in ahotel in Dubai city in UAE  ( 4th & 5th )...

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Indonesia Dealer Visit

Indonesia Dealer Visit

Last week we have visited our distributor in Indonesia and awarded them with the authorised distributor certificate.   With the successful recruitment of a new sales employee, who will be completely focused on the business development for Bruynzeel products in the...

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Unoiled cold rolled steel: zero chemical waste

Unoiled cold rolled steel: zero chemical waste

As a manufacturer of steel storage systems we use high grade steel every single day. Manufacturing over 2500 kilometer of steel products every year we can encircle the earth with the products we manufactured in the last 16 years. Let’s roll...

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Universities’ Smart Storage of the Future

Universities’ Smart Storage of the Future

With increased intake and greater competition for students, smart storage can give universities the edge when building or refurbishing their estate. Bruynzeel are a Dutch manufacturing company who design and install specialist storage systems – what we call smart...

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Squaring the Circle in Archive Repositories

Squaring the Circle in Archive Repositories

For many people, part of the attraction of visiting an archive is the chance to see real, physical historic documents – especially ones that have family meaning or significance. I visited an archive recently on business and during an informal discussion...

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Can Archivists Avoid Working at Height?

Can Archivists Avoid Working at Height?

Looking through my back issues of ARC magazine (December 2016 ‘New Professionals’) I was immediately drawn to the wonderful illustration on the cover by Peter Morphew from the University of Glasgow Archive, reproduced here. This article is written by Rob Dakin. Rob is...

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Inspiration for a new type of museum store

Inspiration for a new type of museum store

The Friesland Collections Centre – or “Kolleksjesintrum Fryslân” – houses the collections of five regional museums under one roof: the Friesland Museum; Tresoar (Friesian History and Literature Centre); Friesland Museum of Natural History; Friesian Maritime Museum;...

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Visit us at Exponatec 2017

Visit us at Exponatec 2017

We believe there is a storage solution for each and every kind of collection. Whatever your requirements, we will find a suitable storage solution that guarantees safe, accessible storage for your unique collection. Visit our stand, have a cup of coffee and talk to us...

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Blueprint for a new kind of public library

Blueprint for a new kind of public library

The opening of The Word, the National Centre for the Written Word, was a welcome fillip to the UK public library sector after years of underinvestment. Is South Tyneside Council’s new cultural centre a sign of things to come? The Word opened to national acclaim in...

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National nuclear archive opens in Wick

National nuclear archive opens in Wick

A high-tech repository to hold the national archives of the civil nuclear industry has opened on the northern coast of Scotland. Designed by Edinburgh-based architects Reiach and Hall, the futuristic, shard-like building was constructed on the site of a former RAF...

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Orgatec – new visions of work

Orgatec – new visions of work

ORGATEC, the leading international trade fair for modern work environments, opens its gates in Cologne, Germany, from 25-29 October. Over 50,000 visitors are expected to attend the biennial event. What can you expect? Explore what kind of office environments, work...

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Special collections: engagement versus preservation

Special collections: engagement versus preservation

The CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group Conference 2017, held at the University of Sussex, had ‘Collections at Risk’ as its theme. Over the course of the three-day conference we heard a fascinating selection of talks from people working with rare books and...

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BIM deadline day

BIM deadline day

From 4 April 2016, any firm wanting to be considered for large scale public sector construction work in the UK will need to be BIM level 2 compliant. This means that all project and asset information, documentation and data must be held in electronic form. Back in...

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Museum storage seminar at the British Museum

Museum storage seminar at the British Museum

The Museums Association is hosting a one-day museum storage seminar at the British Museum, London, on 17 March. Off the Shelf: Making Storage Work for You will explore some of the new and emerging approaches to designing and utilising museum stores. During the...

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Thinking, doing and daring

Thinking, doing and daring

Did you listen to what your mother told you?…. “Learn to think.” Your parents will have encouraged this in you from the day you were born. Learn from the world around you to solve the problems you face. And, after that, act. Take the necessary steps and finally,...

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The seasonings for modern office design

The seasonings for modern office design

You are sitting at your desk, staring at your computer screen. On the desk opposite a colleague is speaking on the phone with a customer. Next to you, close by, other colleagues are busy looking for a free desk space to work today. Concentration is almost impossible....

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Young designers prepare for prize trip to Shanghai

Young designers prepare for prize trip to Shanghai

Earlier this year, Bruynzeel Storage Systems staged an international competition to design the office storage system of the future. On Friday 3 July Roland van der Velden, Manager Innovation and Development at Bruynzeel Storage Systems, presented the prizes for the...

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Stunning library at St Patrick’s College Dublin

Stunning library at St Patrick’s College Dublin

A brand new library building opened this week at St Patrick’s College Dublin, in advance of a merger between two leading Irish colleges. St Patrick’s College Drumcondra, a teacher training college with strong ties to the Cathlolic Church dating back to 1875, had...

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Bruynzeel joins Deloitte best managed companies list

Bruynzeel joins Deloitte best managed companies list

Bruynzeel Storage Systems has been recognised by Deloitte and ING as one of the best managed companies in the Netherlands for 2014. For the first time, Bruynzeel Storage Systems joined the list of approximately 75 Dutch companies selected as part of an annual Best...

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A 25-year journey to the paperless office

A 25-year journey to the paperless office

This article is written by Igor La Vos, former employee Bruynzeel Storage Systems. When I joined Canon in 1986, the paperless office was already being discussed during sales training and was expected to become a reality sometime in the 90s. In 1986, the first laser...

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Me Ltd

Me Ltd

From Input to Output and Outcome It did not take long to write this down and I can already hear the CEO say: “We assess our people on their performance and not the hours they work”. And in accordance with the terms of every collective bargaining agreement: the number...

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Trends in Lockers

Trends in Lockers

Help, is anything still mine? In traditional offices, you have your own desk with your personal items, but in an office based on the New Way of Working, you have a locker for storing your personal items.  The location of your locker depends largely on the...

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Where does the modern office worker keep things?

Where does the modern office worker keep things?

You may claim one place where you can store your personal items under lock and key – your own locker. You can of course leave personal items at home. Everything else in the office belongs to the employer. Personal items that are physical in nature (coat, motorcycle...

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Safe | Store | File | Retrieve

Safe | Store | File | Retrieve

Keywords in modern storage Bricks or clicks In our digital world, we normally think of storage in terms of gigabytes or terabytes as opposed to a physical location. The Cloud has become today’s filing cabinet. It is a fact that modern offices need increasingly less...

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M² – usage per office worker

M² – usage per office worker

Squeeze the footprint or choose from 10 workplaces Squeeze the footprint If office costs have to be cut in expensive cities in the US, facility managers are promptly instructed to squeeze the footprint. The result: another slice off the cubicle. A statement I once...

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The home office

The home office

Glorified and reviled E-working? Teleworking? Working from home? Just like other areas of knowledge that are currently being explored, the science behind the New Way of Working contains several confusing definitions. E-working is something you can do anywhere; it is...

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Clean Desk Policy

Clean Desk Policy

Doomed to failure in traditional offices; an essential requirement in the New Way of Working The luxury of a clean desk Montessori once said: “An untidy desk is a sign of an untidy mind”. Yes, but I can always find everything. Oh, and can your co-workers find the...

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Your personal meeting place

Your personal meeting place

An indispensable element in modern office communication – birds of a feather flock together Traffic jam flirting No, not flirting with co-workers behind the filing cabinet, but a moment of frivolous relaxation on the way to or home from the office. People used to have...

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Change Management

Change Management

Trends in modern office outfitting The initial outfitting concepts for the New Way of Working were based on carefully analysed processes that took place at clients’ business locations. These days, you often see these processes copied indiscriminately by companies so...

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The New Way of Working

The New Way of Working

Hype, trend or social development? Fourteen years ago, KPN took the Kermit network (which later became Greenhopper) off the air. It had – in response to the expensive car telephone – become obsolete because you always had to take your telephone to a ‘Green Point’. Now...

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Bruynzeel awarded during Orgatec

Bruynzeel awarded during Orgatec

Bruynzeel Storage Systems presented a world first in the field of ‘flexible office surroundings’ during the Orgatec 2012 exhibition. We proposed a new perspective on the shape and functions of offices, by demonstrating a multifunctional and space-saving office unit....

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