Our First Company News this Year!


Our first company news this year – we are delighted to share that BOF received confirmation of its ‘Acclaim SSIP’ audit accreditation.

It’s great to be able to give existing and new customers further assurance of our quality and service.



Acclaim SSIP is a scheme that assesses health and safety arrangements, policies, and qualifications. Many major clients recognise the scheme and accept the Acclaim SSIP certificate as confirmation of competency in health and safety practice.

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CMD is Still Making Homes Work

With fresh working from home guidance in place, CMD is encouraging employers to provide their teams with the right equipment to work efficiently and safely at home.


CMD’s Vision H ergonomic workstation is quick and easy to install and users can choose from a single monitor support, a dual monitor support or a single monitor and laptop support. The ergonomic solution can be supplied with an optional workstation power module offering 3x power sockets and 1x USB Type A/C charger to enable those working from home to plug in, charge up and work effectively with improved posture at home or in the office.

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48 Hour Lead Times for Betatrak®

CMD’s 63A Betatrak® powertrack power distribution system is the ideal choice for flexibility in office environments. And now the company can offer a lead time of just 48 hours on Standard Earth and Clean Earth (C/E) low noise Betatrak powertrack and feed units. (maximum 25 feed units and 50 track lengths)


Available in lengths of 1.2m, 1.8m, 2.4m, and 3.6m, Betatrak enables rapid and robust installation or power distribution networks within the floor void. It is the perfect choice for making offices both adaptable and scalable as occupiers’ needs change.

Please contact CMD for more information – Terms and conditions apply.

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CMD Ltd puts University of Birmingham’s News School of Engineering on Track for Future Flexibility

CMD Ltd, the specialist in workplace connectivity and ergonomics, has supplied the power distribution and workstation power modules for the University of Birmingham’s £47 million School of Engineering.

The showpiece development will create a centre of engineering excellence for the university, with pioneering facilities that will drive interdisciplinary study and collaboration between the university and private sector companies. The facilities include an anechoic chamber for specialist experiments, and a laboratory environment designed for research into digital railway engineering, complete with a rail cab and hydrogen powered train track.

CMD Ltd has supplied more than 1km of its ‘plug and play’ Betatrak® busbar powertrack system to enable the installation of an agile power distribution network throughout the building. The 63A Standard Earth Betatrak® system offers effective futureproofing for the state-of-the-art facilities, with ease of reconfiguration and the capacity to add or alter the position of tap-offs every 30cm.

Alongside the Betatrak® system, CMD Ltd has also supplied more than 1000 of the company’s Conti under desk workstation power modules and the same number of 210mm cable grommets, enabling the workstations to connect to the underfloor power distribution network. Working with the client to tailor the under desk workstation units to the requirements of different areas of the building, CMD Ltd provided more than 20 Conti configurations, comprising power and prewired data configurations, along with 16A RCBO protection.

CMD Ltd was also responsible for the supply of on desk workstation power modules. The company provided c.1500 Contour on desk modules in anodised silver with white fascias to complement the high tech research environment. Each of these modules combines two 13A power sockets with twin 5A Type A chargers.

For the lab areas, CMD Ltd also supplied the company’s surface workstation power modules, providing power and twin 5A Type A charging for workstation locations.

A number of 20 Series Fast Fit Floor Boxes and Cleaners’ Hives were also supplied by CMD Ltd.

John Archer, Area Sales Manager at CMD Ltd commented: “This project continues our enviable track record in the higher education sector in an environment designed to combine commercial R&D projects with pioneering education and research.

“We were able to offer a complete solution to take power distribution from the switchboard to the point of use at each workstation, with sufficient resilience and flexibility to continue adapting to changing needs in a fast-paced, high-tech setting.”

Making Agile Working Easy with Contour

Plugging in and starting work in the agile office is quick and simple with CMD’s Contour on desk power module.

Available with a plastic or metal body, with no visible fixing screws, Contour can be fixed to the desk top, slatwall or tool rail and is available in a choice of white, black or grey to complement any interior décor scheme.

The versatile power module conveniently provides a variety of power, USB charging, data and media sockets, just where the user needs them most.

Launch of Virtual Technology Event


Technology in the hybrid workplace – VIRTUAL EVENT IS NOW LIVE!

Did you miss the technology event at the Frem London showroom in October? Never fear, the virtual event is available to find out about technology for the rapidly changing environment.

Making Homes Work

CMD is helping to transform everyday spaces with the company’s homeworker product bundles, making homes work across the country.

Product Bundle 3 includes a Contour on desk power module with 2x UK sockets with 3.15Amp individual fuses, 1x twin port 5Amp USB charger, 1x Contour fixing C clamp, an Elite+ under desk power module with 4x UK sockets with Individual 3.15Amp fuses and a 3m UK plug to Wieland 3-pole GST connector starter lead. Everything Homeworkers need to keep them safe, productive and connected at home.

BOF Project Highlight


BOF Project Highlight.
Offering students more choice when it comes to Education!

Excellent to be part of the redevelopment Blackburn College (UK) – we provided the best possible furniture for students ensuring they have everything needed in one place – creating an inclusive learning environment.


Working with the Blackburn Project team we provided a smart, agile experience that adapts. Flexible furniture was installed which can be used in different ways to help boost productivity and engagement.



An impressive Sixth Form Student Social Space – so exciting to see this fantastic result!

Job Vacancy – Bespoke Furniture Sales Designer

Bespoke Furniture Sales Designer

Frem Group Ltd – Showroom, Farringdon, London.

Salary: £30k+ with benefits

Who We Are

Frem are a leading UK and US manufacturer of innovative office, reception and meeting room furniture, storage solutions and library furniture. We create spaces that are not just offices, libraries, or schools: they are places where life happens, and people connect.
About the role

We are looking for someone who wants to work in a client facing, dynamic environment, meticulous and creative. You will be conceptionally decisive with a passion for design and great people skills. You will have minimum of three-year experience within design/sales, with a passion for commercial interiors with proven sales records.

You will be responsible for converting incoming leads to sales through developing highest quality designs and presentations. Handling tailored furniture and workplace interior designs from concept, technical drawings for production to completion. Working closely with Head of Design and Sales Director. Your work will need to demonstrate your abilities through all project stages.

Who You Are
• highly empathetic, able to research design problems and communicate solutions;
• have a creative portfolio demonstrating a clear design process and different approaches to problem solving;
• present designs in clear and concise manner, also to non-designers;
• have a good eye for detail;
• very curious and constantly feeding your intellectual and visual curiosities;
• comfortable expressing your point of view in a collaborative environment;
• work quickly and effectively through concept explorations;
• are also a nice person, willing to travel in the region.

• bachelor’s degree or higher in furniture design and/or related field;
• 3+ years design/sales experience in related field;
• familiarity designing interiors, not a must but an advantage.
• responsible for accomplishing all phases of design projects from inception to typical layouts and visuals;
• proficient in Auto Cad, Sketch-up, and Adobe Creative Suite. Fusion 360, Solidworks + 3DS Max rendering is a plus.

If you want to be part of our Design team, send us your application! We would love to see some examples of your previous works so please attach your creative portfolio and a complete CV to your application and apply: