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Clean Air Day: New report uncovers environmental impact of petrol

Clean Air Day: New report uncovers environmental impact of petrol tools Emissions tests uncover damning impact of UK’s most widely used outdoor power tools Leaf blower emissions proven to exceed permitted levels of cars More than 1,200 survey respondents shared views on climate change   The UK’s most widely used petrol-powered outdoor power tools have […]Read More

APF 2021 & The Fencing Village

As you will be aware APF 2020 had to be postponed until next year.   APF 2021 will now take place on the 23/24/25thSeptember 2021 and is very much Open For Business.   We will be using the same site and layout at Ragley Estate, Warwickshire as planned for APF 2020. The twelve month delay has given […]Read More

Wood vs MDF

Wood vs MDF : Why MDF Has Become So Popular Option for Cabinet Doors Homeowners have trouble deciding between solid wood and MDF, not only for their cabinet doors but also for most of their renovation projects. The popular belief is that wood is solid and durable, while MDF is less durable and flimsy. While […]Read More

SECURITY DELIVERED WITH BIRKDALE

In a move that reaffirms the company’s position as a leader in advanced gate and fencing hardware, the nation’s foremost gate and fencing accessory supplier, Birkdale, has been awarded full product patents for the single and double locking versions of its innovative GATEMATE® Euro Profile Long Throw Lock.   Designed to provide superior gate security […]Read More

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