New Service Manager for SAS Microbial Monitoring Equipment

By Gill Power

Experienced Electrical Engineer to further enhance Cherwell's customer servicing


Bicester, UK, October 2013:  Cherwell Laboratories, leading supplier of microbiology media and instruments for pharmaceutical and related industries, is pleased to announce the recruitment of Iain Wren as its new Service Manager. Iain takes up the reins of Cherwell's Engineering Department which is responsible for routine servicing and calibration of customers' SAS microbial air monitoring equipment, plus Cherwell's own manufacturing equipment and cleanroom services. Following a user survey, this department was recently commended by Cherwell's SAS customers for excellence in customer support and high standards in product and service.

The Cherwell Engineering Department is responsible for the routine service and calibration of customer equipment, such as SAS air samplers, primarily within its own on site workshop, but also increasingly at customer sites. Cherwell's engineers ensure fast turnaround times for service and calibration, therefore minimising SAS air sampler downtime. In his new role, Iain will be seeking to further enhance Cherwell's servicing options for customers.

An extremely experienced electrical engineer educated to degree level, Iain joins Cherwell after 22 years with the RAF. Here he served in 55 countries, initially as a Ground Electrical Engineer, before spending 12 years as an Engineering Manager and then 5 years sharing his expertise teaching. As well as degree level electrical engineering/electronics, Iain also holds qualifications in electrical installation, design and inspection, with broad experience ranging from generators and air conditioning systems through to x-ray systems and vehicles.

Iain replaces Martin Saunders who is retiring after 12 very successful years with Cherwell. "I would like to thank Martin for his dedication and commitment to Cherwell over the past 12 years and wish him well in retirement.  As Iain takes over as Service Manager, I'm sure our business will benefit from the wealth of experience and skills he has amassed from his time in the RAF as an Electrical Engineer and Engineering Manager," said Andy Whittard, Managing Director, Cherwell Laboratories.

Cherwell has been supplying the UK market with the SAS range of microbial air samplers for over 30 years. The range includes a wide selection of portable hand held units, a compressed air sampling device and an isolator specific unit, all of which provide benefits for specific environmental monitoring purposes. Cherwell's expertise is primarily focused within the pharmaceutical and related industries; however, microbial air monitoring is increasingly being used for evaluating hospital operating theatres, office ventilation space and food manufacturing.

For more information on SAS air sampler service and calibration please contact us.


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