OCT 00] COVENTRY
CENTRE FOR INVESTMENT NEWS
New Valve Releases Pressure On Environment
airbag which stops pollution from leaking into the country’s
waterways has been launched by two Warwickshire businessmen.
is being tested by Jaguar Cars and is now being marketed across the
airbag can be inflated when a chemical leak from an industrial unit
threatened the outside environment, containing the spillage.
DAVE COLE, RICHARD
HEGINBOTHAM AND PETER STARLEY WITH THE ENVIROVALVE
is the brainchild of Leamington inventor Dave Cole, who is being
backed by Exhall businessman Peter Starley.
Starley was looking for a similar product, and was so impressed by the
Envirovalve airbag that he decide to back it himself.
is now being marketed with help from Coventry Centre for Investment.
manufacturing excellence officer Richard Heginbotham said:
has invented a fantastic product and with Peter’s backing, they
have been able to develop the idea to the point where it has become
manufacturing team at CCfI has been able to offer them practical
business advice on how to market Envirovalve to a wider audience,
and the future for them and their product looks very promising.”