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Traffic control system specialists continue commitment to the environment in 2020

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Green road with a caution sign for oncoming traffic

TWM is part of the Pilot Group, who believe in using technology to make the places we live and work smart, safe and sustainable. TWM is a market leading manufacturer of LED integrated traffic control systems. Established in 2002, the company is a key provider of signs, signals and traffic control systems to local authorities, parish councils, traffic management companies and contractors. Over the years, the brand has become renowned for its precision manufacturing expertise, and its pioneering product developments have helped guarantee safer highways.

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"In 2020, TWM promises that at least 75% of traffic signs supplied will be environmentally friendly."

The UK’s most innovative traffic control systems specialist, TWM, is continuing to commit to a more sustainable future after posting record sales of environmentally friendly traffic signs in 2019. Following this news, a commitment has been made by TWM to ensure that at least 75% of traffic signs and signals in 2020 are powered by either wind or solar energy as they continue their pledge for a more sustainable future

In addition, TWM, who specialise in designing, manufacturing and installing innovative traffic control systems has also introduced signage that can be powered by lithium ion batteries, another more environmentally friendly alternative to 230 V power. An example of where these sustainable signs are already making an impact is in North Yorkshire County Council, where TWM redesigned the current signage to ensure that there was a minimal impact on the environment. As well as developing air pollution sensors, TWM are also developing sensors that can detect floods in high risk areas, these sensors will sit alongside their current available ones that include monitoring road and air temperatures.

TWM is a key provider of signs, signals and traffic control systems to local authorities, parish councils, traffic management companies and contractors. Products include speed display signs, vehicle activated signs, hazard warnings, pedestrian crossing solutions, school warning zones, bespoke signage, and data collection systems.

Kevin Marshall, Company Director

at TWM said: “Sustainability is at the heart of what we do at TWM and we are always looking for the next way to make our products more environmentally friendly. We’re delighted that we supplied more wind and solar powered signs than ever before in 2019 and
we’re already looking forward to eclipsing this achievement in 2020. At TWM, we have a passion for developing equipment that brings enhanced road safety to both drivers and pedestrians. Currently, we are in the process of developing new technology that will mean that we can monitor the air pollution where our signs are based, giving us invaluable data.”