About us

Our Story

Since 1984 Beaverswood® has been involved in the design, manufacture and development of alpha-numeric labelling systems for quick and easy identification of products and locations. Beginning humbly in a small bedroom – with just one product – our self-adhesive numbers and letters.

Beaverswood® is Founded by Rodney Bevis

A man with a single product (our Numbers and Letters labels, which are still a top seller to this day) and a dream – to manufacture simple visual management products that deliver BIG results!

ISO 9001 Quality Management Accreditation

We become certified to ISO 9001, highlighting our commitment to continuous improvement, and providing products that meet and exceed customer expectations

Manutan Becomes a Reseller of our Products

Manutan, a European leader in B2B e-commerce, becomes a major reseller of our products. It’s the start of a strong partnership that continues to this day!

Beaverswood® moves to Toutley Road

We acquire our first premises in Unit 8, Toutley Road, Wokingham

First £1 million sales achieved

We reach an EPIC milestone by reaching £1 million sales in ONE year!

Expansion into Units 9-10

Due to continued growth and the need for more storage space, we acquire Units 9-10, Toutley Road

Beaverswood® achieves 50% sales to Europe

Our busy beavers continue to support our clients across the pond, bringing our total sales to Europe up to 50%

First recorded online sale
First recorded online sale

Beaverswood® goes digital, launching a new website and recording our first online sale

racksack® launches

We launch the original waste segregation solution for the workplace – racksack®, making the organisation of waste materials a breeze

frames4docs® launches

Fresh off the success of racksack®, our innovative team bring frames4docs® to market, providing a colourful and easy way to display information

30 years’ experience in visual management solutions

We reach our 30th birthday, giving us a wealth of knowledge and experience to draw on in the years ahead

Unit 14 acquired

We expand our premises again, acquiring Unit 14, Toutley Road, which gives us 11,000 square feet of office and storage space in total

Change in Ownership

Rodney Bevis retires, with Jeroen van den Berge and Tim Lacey taking up the reigns as new owners of Beaverswood®

Modulean® launches

We take away the need (and headache!) for custom shadow boards by creating a genius range of standard boards that are widely used across the workplace

New Beaverswood® Logo
Beaverswood Logo

Our beloved beaver mascot, Chipper, gets a facelift and a new lick of paint as part of our new and improved logo

We Become Part of the IWS Group Family

Beaverswood® is acquired by IWS Group, a growing network of manufacturers and service providers of the world’s industrial sectors

New Managing Director – Stephanie Gentle
New Managing Director – Stephanie Gentle

A new beaver takes the helm as we welcome Stephanie Gentle as Managing Director

Relocation to Goldoak House
Goldoaks House - Beaverswood Relocation

Beaverswood® relocates to Goldoak House in Wokingham in order to upgrade operations and provide even better service

Meet the Beaverswood Team

As Aristotle himself once said - "Enjoying your work leads to perfection".

So, it's handy we've got a great team of people who all love what they do! And with a combined 100+ years of experience, you could say delivering visual management solutions is in our DNA.

Steph Gentle

Managing Director

Chris Bevis

Business Development Manager

Kirsty Rogers

Sales Manager

Francesca Giordano

International Business Development Manager

Danni Turney

Business Development Executive

Jim Roberts

Commercial Manager

Lizzie Allen

Marketing Manager


Beaver Mascot

We have four value pillars at IWS Group…

Four Pillars

These values are underpinned by
two foundational values…

We Do It For The Customer

We Work Together

IWS Group of Brands

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Meet Beaverswood

We make the workplace work smarter with our range of visual management products, suitable for lean manufacturing and 5S - or any workplace that needs to be safe, productive, and in order.

The beauty of our products is their quality and simplicity - simple to install, simple to use, and simple to sell (if you're a reseller!) - enabling optimal performance.



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Meet Rack Group

Rack Group is the UK's leading provider of warehouse racking solutions that focus on prolonging the life and safety of racking.

Throughout their forty years in business, they've been providing time and cost-saving racking services to many of the biggest household names across the UK. They've built a market-leading reputation for being fast and responsive while ensuring their customers remain safe, operational, and compliant.


Meet Brandsafe

Europe’s leading provider of high visibility impact protection and safety solutions for the industrial workplace. Brandsafe is setting new safety standards across industrial buildings worldwide, such as warehouses, manufacturing sites and logistics hubs.

Brandsafe is continuously developing an innovative range of traffic safety and management and pedestrian safety solutions, designed to sustainably prevent and protect people, products and property from impact damage.

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Meet Anco

Exclusively through its trade-only distribution channel,  Anco offers an extensive range of over 7,000 variations of products, covering all kinds of applications from industrial racking, multi-tier projects and mezzanine flooring, to office archive storage and modular shelving.

Anco stores over £3M worth of stock in their warehouse to facilitate quick turn-around times on orders.