Company News

Going Green in 2020

[09.01.2020] Back in the August 2015 edition of Water Matters, I wrote this article to share the news of Graf Ireland being well & truly open for business.

The Graf UK Swag Store

[06.11.2019] A few months ago we took our Operations team for a tour of the Amazon Fulfilment Centre in Coventry and it didn't disappoint.

New Nationwide Campaign - #H2O Safe

The hottest August bank holiday on record and burning fires in the Amazon Rainforest dominate the headlines and we plan on changing that.

The Great Graf Bake Off

[30.10.2019] Do you follow us on social? Have you seen any of our weekly episodes of the inaugural GREAT GRAF BAKE OFF?!

How do you motivate your players?

[25.02.2019] If you are a Manchester United fan, I’m sure you’re starting to enjoy watching football again. A change of leadership has given the team a new look...

Rainwater harvesting on a budget!

[18.02.2019] It is our experience that many people think rainwater harvesting systems are more expensive than they actually are.

The Secret to Achieving Your Goals

[11.02.2019] We all have goals. We all have hopes and dreams that some day we want to become a reality. No matter how farfetched they may be.

What would you use harvested rainwater for?

[04.02.2019] This may seem like an obvious question to have answered before installing a rainwater harvesting system to your home, or a new development of homes, depending on your situation, however there’s more to this than you may think.

Do you love Mary Poppins?

[28.01.2019] On this day 3 years ago, I wrote the following morning email - as part of my daily email series - to all staff in our Company...

Sprint today!

[21.01.2019] Thomas Edison once wrote, "My success is due more to my ability to work continuously on one thing without stopping, than to any other single quality."

Joining the 5am club.

[14.01.2019] I read a fantastic book over Christmas. In fact, I would go so far as to say it's one of the best books I've ever read, and definitely makes it into my top 5 of all time.

Change is inevitable, except from vending machines

[07.01.2019] The new year, as always, is a great trigger for change. Whether it’s new diets, new exercise regimes, new time-keeping strategies, new hobbies, new wardrobes, or new habits, it’s a time of year when change is accepted.

Lessons learnt at a Banbury United football match

[17.12.2018] If you'd have asked me ahead of my first ever Banbury United football game, do you think you'll learn anything meaningful tonight? I'd have undoubtedly said, "No". However, I'd have been completely wrong.

An Office Full of Superheroes

[10.12.2018] On Wednesday 14th November our team of superheroes decided to dress up as characters from the movies to raise money for JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Ltd). And don our superhero pants, capes and masks we did!

If God would have thought of 5 & 2...

[3.12.2018] We started December with an early one on Saturday morning. 6am saw a small team of us in the office on Saturday 1st December, ready to do our annual stock take whilst there were no distractions during a busy working day.

The key to having a plan, is in the planning.

[26.11.2018] Plans always change. Things rarely go to plan. Even the greatest plans must be flexible to change. But that doesn't matter. The key to having a plan, is in the planning.

It's all about Harrogate (for some reason?!)

[05.11.2018] This week's Matt's Monday Message talks about how active Graf UK have been in Harrogate, Yorkshire over the past week and if we can learn a few lessons from it.

Catching worms

[29.10.2018] In this week's edition of Matt's Monday Message, Matt encourages us all to make a competition out of everything in life in order to get the best results.

Want to join my book club?

[15.10.2018] This week's edition of Matt's Monday Message questions how you spend your time and whether it can be spent more wisely to learn new things.

Girl Power!

[8.10.2018] In this week's edition of Matt's Monday Message, Matt sends a warning out to every man reading this post because women are taking over the world – have you noticed?

2020 General Binding Rules: Are you compliant with the latest septic tank regulations?

If you own, live in, or are building a property off the mains sewage network it’s important you’re aware of changing legislation around septic tanks.

Water specialist eyes further UK growth with 30% expansion

GRAF UK – one of Europe’s leading water management specialists – has increased its workforce by a third, in a bid to further expand its nationwide reach.

Graf exceeds sales of €100 million for the first time

Another record year: Teningen-based family-run business doubles turnover and workforce in ten years

All back together again...

Since April this year we’ve been operating on two different sites within Banbury but now we're pleased to announce we are operating out of our new warehouse at Regen House.

GRAF to invest over €30m in a new location

Otto Graf GmbH of Teningen is evolving worldwide into one of the leading manufacturers of rainwater management and wastewater treatment solutions.

GRAF establishes a sales office in China

In recent years, Graf has continuously expanded its activities in the Asia region.

GRAF saves electricity for 90 households

Thanks to state-of-the-art production facilities, the plastic products are produced in an energy-efficient way, using high-quality recycled raw materials.

Waterwise efficiency award for GRAF UK

We're proud to announce that GRAF UK has been named a winner in the first ever Waterwise UK Water Efficiency Product Awards, with our market-leading Platin rainwater harvesting package.

New Premises for GRAF UK as business expands

In line with rapid company growth and further plans for expansion, leading European water management specialist GRAF UK has upsized its UK headquarters in Oxfordshire.

GRAF continues to grow in Europe

The GRAF Group, Teningen, is taking over the company Sotralentz in Skierniewice, Poland. The company will operate under the name GRAF Polska.

GRAF UK celebrates awards season achievements

With the 2016 industry awards season in full swing, it's been a busy time for us here at GRAF UK.

Water specialist GRAF UK branches into Ireland

After experiencing considerable growth, water management specialist Graf UK has expanded its operations to Ireland.

GRAF acquires production companies in Australia

GRAF has had a representation in Australasia ever since it acquired its Australian subsidiary over seven years ago.

GRAF receives ISO 50001 certification

GRAF has achieved another milestone as its energy management system is certified in accordance with DIN ISO 50001.