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ZAUN UPLIFTS SR RANGE TO LATEST BRE STANDARD

High security perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun has uplifted all of its Security Ratings (SR) range to the latest certifications from the Buildings Research Establishment (BRE). BRE has revised its SRs to Loss Prevention Standard (LPS) 1175 as certified by the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) and listed in their Red Book. The latest revision of LPS1175 to issue 8.0 sets out the […]Read More

Need for speed: satisfy “we want it now” consumers with

Paul Smith, Head of Marketing at long-standing F.H. Brundle, which has been serving tradespeople for over 130 years, explains how lead times can make the difference between an order won and an order lost. Smartphones and social media have helped create a “we want it now” consumer culture that many businesses struggle to satisfy. We […]Read More

GREAT YORKSHIRE SHOW GOES VIRTUAL FOR THE FIRST TIME

England’s premier agricultural show, the Great Yorkshire Show, is going online for the first time in its history to make sure farming, food and the countryside enjoys the spotlight this summer. Taking place over the show’s original dates, from Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 July, and organised by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, the Great Yorkshire […]Read More

TIME TO INSTALL DURAPOST®

Father and son team, Brian and Matthew Metcalf of Metcalf Fencing recently completed a fencing installation time trial, comparing Birkdale’s DuraPost® by FENCEMATE to traditional concrete and timber fencing materials. The comparison illustrated the benefits of using DuraPost® in terms of both ease of handling and speed of installation, with the innovative galvanised steel product […]Read More

BULK SOFTWOOD PEDESTRIAN & HAND GATE SUPPLIES

Over recent years at Suffolk Timber Products we have recognised that the UK market for manufacturing and supplying standard size pedestrian and hand gates has grown more increasingly competitive along with the generally quality of products falling. Having manufactured these gates ourselves for several years, the demand for quantity, quality and a competitive market price […]Read More

KWIKPAC WEBSITE SHIPS TO MORE THAN 240 TOWNS AND CITIES

Family-run packaging supplier, Kwikpac, launched their new website in October of 2018 and throughout 2019 alone the company received orders from 240 towns and cities across the UK and Ireland. This saw the company expand its reach beyond its regular offline customer base and welcome many new clients. Last year Kwikpac also reached a milestone for […]Read More

INSTALLER FINED FOLLOWING SCHOOL FALLING GATE INCIDENT

  INSTALLER FINED FOLLOWING SCHOOL FALLING GATE INCIDENT March 2020: The company responsible for the installation of a manual sliding gate at a primary school, which fell on a nine-year old girl, has been handed a £18,000 fine and ordered to pay court costs of £1,147. The incident occurred in May 2018 at a school […]Read More

BAYRAM TIMBER BOOST CROSS- CUTTING PRODUCTIVITY WITH SALVADOR FROM DALTONS

Bayram Timber are market leaders in bespoke timber products supplying a range of industries including fencing, garden furniture, joinery, packing and timber frame buildings to name but a few. Strong growth in the company has prompted Bayram to future proof their machining capabilities, in particular with a focus on crosscutting. In 2019 they invested in a Salvador SuperAngle […]Read More

SAYING IT WITH CHESTNUT!

There’s a lot to be said for saying it with wood! Toby Allen and partner Aly May established their business ‘Say it with Wood’ in deepest Herefordshire almost twelve years ago and since then they’ve been focused on providing rustic fencing solutions using predominantly chestnut for customers right across England and Wales. Aly explained: “We met in 2004 […]Read More