SCOTTISH-headquartered ClearWater Hygiene has launched its new SMART stand to help pubs better control the spread of Covid-19.
The unit, which includes an adjustable infrared temperature camera and integrated motion sensor dispenser, is designed to enable pubs and other public-facing businesses to better monitor customers for coronavirus symptoms to minimise the risk of further spreading the pandemic.
ClearWater has already signed up a number of Aberdeen-based licenced premises looking to implement enhanced safety standards in preparation for re-opening their doors once the existing lockdown in the city is lifted.
The SMART stand was developed through the company’s own IP and is designed and manufactured in the UK.
The Edinburgh-based company’s supply chain is completely UK-based with its product made at a number of Scottish distilleries including, Deeside Gin Distillery in Banchory, Aberdeenshire, and bottled in Preston, Lancashire.
Since beginning trading four months ago, ClearWater is on course to generate more than £30m in revenue after securing a raft of significant corporate contracts across the UK.
Andrew Montague, ClearWater Hygiene chief executive officer, said: “The SMART stand launch has been expedited to help pubs play a greater part in minimising the spread of Covid-19 and prevent further lockdowns as we’ve seen in Aberdeen.”
Among the Aberdeen premises which will be using the SMART stand when they reopen their doors is Nicky Turnbull, who runs Cognito on the Corner in the city’s Mid Stocket Road.
She said: “We need to ensure that when Aberdeen premises reopen for business they have the means of suitably managing further spread of Covid-19.
“Having automatically dispensed hand sanitiser and temperature gauging systems is incredibly important in ensuring we can monitor both customers and staff and prevent further lockdowns.”