-- 1992 -- 1993 -- 1994 -- 1995 -- 1996 -- 1997 -- 1998 -- 1999 -- 2000 -- 2001 -- 2002 -- 2003 -- 2004 -- 2005 -- 2006 -- 2007 -- 2008 -- 2009 -- 2010 -- 2011 -- 2012 --

1992

Approached by Lafarge (Formally Redlands) to produce driver restraint system for mobile plant. The brief was to develop a retro-fit system for restraing operators in a rollover situation. Working closely with the HSE a full harness rollover restraint system was developed

Approached by Wimpey Mining PLC to improve visibility on haul trucks working in Ffos Las South Wales.

1993

Working with Creswell Scientific UK and Orlaco Netherlands the first Convex mirrors and industrialised rear view camera systems were installed at Ffos Las.

1994

Allroundvision and ARV brands first introduced to the industry.

Tarmac and RMC Quarries start fitting ARV convex mirrors onto Wheeled Loaders

First excavator fitted with ARV convex mirror to see behind counterweight.

1995

ARV Convex mirrors launched at Hillhead exhibition.

1996

Identified a need for an industrialised, high quality, bespoke colour flat screen rear view systems. First Optronics colour rear view system installed for RMC, still working today and interchangeable with any Optronics colour rear view part.

1997

For recognition for work at Ffos Las the Cardiff Times awarded Spillard Plant Ltd with an Award of Merit for services to industry.

1998

Name changed to Spillard Safety Systems Ltd

As part of Minerals 98, Vic Spillard drives a Terex 2566C from Land's End to John O'Groats raising money for Two Charities, Children 1st and MacMillan Nurses, promoting the quarrying industry along the way.

Convex half mirror list price increases to over £200.00 - New manufacturer of convex mirrors sourced, half mirror visibility improved and list price slashed to less than £100.00 -

Sign exclusive European distributor agreement with Mirror Lite of America.

MOD award contract to supply visibility aids for new Duece and HWT tractors.

1999

All Round Vision website launched. Visibility studies can now be downloaded from the internet all be it very primitive.

Invited by Finning UK Ltd to produce visibility assessments and improvement packages for Wheeled Loaders and Dumptrucks.

Finning contract awarded to Spillard Safety Systems. - HSE Acknowledge Finning visibility improvement programme

2000

HS SiteScan object detection project started in collaboration with Hanson Aggregates.

2001

QNJAC Safety award presented to Finning for their contribution to improving safety within quarries by the installation of all-round vision products ensuring drivers having the best vision that technology allows.

Approached by G Wimpy Homes and UK Forks to investigate the feasibility of installing a combination of convex mirrors to improve visibility on telehandlers.

Approached by G Wimpy Homes and UK Forks to investigate the feasibility of installing a combination of convex mirrors to improve visibility on telehandlers.

Approached by CAMBBA to produce a complete visibility assessment for all mobile plant working on the BNRR (M6 Tol)

2002

JCB fit ARV convex mirror on telehandler at SED 2002

2003

Due to the influx of Chinese copied mirrors a genuine product logo was launched

2004

Spillard Safety Systems awarded special commendation at SED2004 for object detection radar

Type Approval, E and CE marking completed on NC100, SC010 and BB052.

2005

Exhibit at Commercial Vehicle show 2005 - Launched M-Series systems for CV market. -

 

Acquired the rights to design and manufacture an industrialised ultra sonic detection system for mobile equipment - VCAS

2006

Re-Branding and brand awareness program started with launch of Solutions newsletter and Safety forum.

Sponsorship of Hydrex Honda superbike and Racing truck. .

Spillard® now registered trademark

 

Launched third generation RollOver restraint seat and harness

 

Optronics rear view system tested at MIRA exceeding requirements of ISO 13766:2006 Electromagnetic compatibility for Earthmoving Equipment.

2007

SSS Winner of 2007 SED award of excellence for VCAS.

ESP Launched, wireless systems developed.

Optronics® registered trademark of Spillard Safety Systems Ltd.

SiteScan project resurrected

2008

Relocate Head Office to purpose designed 14000sq ft facility

- VCAS 200 developed to address forward visibility issues associated with forward tipping site dumpers.

VCAS 200 developed to address forward visibility issues associated with forward tipping site dumpers.

2009

Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering introduces mandatory VCAS installation policy.

2010

Optronics OPT5600 upgraded and tested, further exceeding the requirements of ISO 13766:2006 Electromagnetic compatibility for Earthmoving Equipment.

2011

 

2012

Optronics 360 launched a Hillhead 2012 a 360 degree surround view camera system for on and off highway vehicles.

AN Supports, automated pnuematic trailer legs launched at CV Show 2012





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