ALBUM Meeting

FCL Organisation hosted the Association of Local Bus Company Managers (ALBUM) Meeting on the 26-27th January at their Head Office in Northampton. The two day meeting organised by Ken Hawkins of Thamesdown Transport was attended by over 30 Directors and Senior Staff of bus companies including Go Ahead London, Nottingham City Transport, Ipswich Buses and Reading Buses and key OEMs including Volvo, Scania, Wrightbus and ADL. The meeting provided a platform to allow committee members to discuss legal and commercial [...]

February 5th, 2016|Company, News|0 Comments

FCL Teams Up With Coach USA

Filtration Control Limited are pleased to announce that from the 1st February 2016 we will be supplying Donaldson Filters to Coach USA, the second-largest motorcoach operator in the US and Canada.  The Coach USA contract is the biggest win to date for FCL in the US market and brings another company from the Stagecoach Group into our ever-growing customer base (Coach USA is a subsidiary of the Stagecoach Group). Coach USA owns over 20 local companies in North America that operate [...]

February 4th, 2016|Filtration Control Ltd|0 Comments

In the Spotlight: Customer Account Manager – Mike Curran

When and Why did you join FCL Organisation? I joined the FCL Organisation back in 1997, fresh out of school and I was not really sure what I wanted to do with my life. I had always had a passion for engineering, motorsport and motorcycles in particular, so when I was passed on details of a vacancy at Pipercross Performance Air Filters manufacturing facility in Northampton I applied thinking it would be the perfect 'stop gap' job whilst I decided where my [...]

February 3rd, 2016|Company|0 Comments

In the Spotlight: Marketing Assistant – Jack Gardner

When and Why did you join FCL Organisation? I joined FCL Organisation in August 2015 after completing my A-Levels in Business and ICT.  I had always planned to take a year out to gain experience in a work environment before moving on to higher education. However I have enjoyed the work environment so much I have decided to continue progressing my career within the company. I have always had an interest in Business and Marketing and when an opportunity arose [...]

February 2nd, 2016|Company|0 Comments

New Biodegradable Coolant from FCSL

The GXLC5 by Haltermann Carless is the renewable alternative coolant brand new to the market available for the most competitive prices at FCSL.  Unlike traditional engine coolants that are based on glycol, a synthetic material derived from fossil fuels, GXLC5 is based on glycerine, a natural material that is a by product from bio-diesel production and is derived from renewable resources. GXLC5 is non-toxic to both humans and animals, is non-hazardous to the environment and is readily biodegradable. GXLC5 is a ready to use product that does not [...]

January 27th, 2016|Bus, Coach, Company, Coolant, Environment, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

UMA Motorcoach Expo – Atlanta, USA

Next Sunday is the start of the UMA Motorcoach Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.  The expo runs from 31st January to 4th February and will provide exhibitors and visitors an all-inclusive access to top-of-mind topics in education sessions, the latest products and services in the exhibit hall and networking opportunities with industry peers and colleagues. Catch all the highlights from last year’s show here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE5coXudcbE FCL Group Managing Director Stacy Norville and Sales and Marketing [...]

January 25th, 2016|Bus, Coach, Events|0 Comments

CPT Annual Dinner 2016

The Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT) will be holding its annual member only dinner on Thursday 28th January at the Lancaster London Hotel. CPT is recognised by Government as the voice of the bus and coach industry, and the focus for consultation on national and international legislation, local regulations, operational practices and engineering standards. This year’s dinner will be attended by FCL Organisation Group Managing Director, Stacy Norville, Sales and Marketing Director, James Hudson and Business Development Manager, Laura [...]

January 21st, 2016|Company, Events|0 Comments

Autosport Annual Review

High expectations were set for Autosport 2016, with the previous year generating an attendance of over 80,000 over the four days. This year was no exception with both public days selling out. The Performance Company, a partnership company to FCL Organisation were exhibiting at Autosport as Liberty Walk UK and The Performance Company, their presence at this year’s show was their biggest ever, with two stands across the four day event. Liberty Walk a well known brand for creating extravagant [...]

January 20th, 2016|Events, The Performance Company|0 Comments

FCL Organisation Opens New Office in Cheshire

FCL Organisation are pleased to announce the opening of our Northern office in Cheshire. Located in the semi-rural location of the former Well House Farm and in close proximity to the Broughton Retail Shopping Centre, the Hawarden Airfield facilities including Airbus and a number of private jet manufacturers, as well as the Hawarden Industrial Estate. Sales and Marketing Director Mike Byrne has said “The opening of our Cheshire office is a strategic move for FCL, and is part of our [...]

January 19th, 2016|Company, News|0 Comments

Environmentally Friendly Antifreeze is Soon to be Released for Sale in the UK Bus Industry

Unlike traditional engine coolants that are based on glycol, a synthetic material derived from fossil fuels, GXLC5 is based on glycerine, a natural material that is a by-product from bio-diesel production and is derived from renewable resources. The use of glycerine as a heat transfer agent dates back as early as 1920, but was eventually replaced by Ethylene Glycol in the 1930’s due to cost considerations. Stacy Norville, Group Managing Director commented, “We are excited to announce the launch of [...]

January 18th, 2016|FCSL, News|0 Comments