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Fastline and Corbetts Agree Major Deal as Platform for the Future

Last updated: Tuesday, March 9, 2021

A Midlands manufacturer has teamed with a Shropshire company to deliver what is being described as a  ‘galvanizing’ first. Fastline Steel Services has signed a multi-million pound agreement with galvanizers Corbetts  to exclusively use Plant A at its Telford site, guaranteeing over 15,000 tonnes of perimeter steel fencing will be galvanized there every year. The […]

First Fence Investment Focus

Last updated: Friday, February 19, 2021

First Fence has made a major investment in its transportation capacity as it continues to invest in product and up its management systems. The Swadlincote based company, with five depots around the UK, has added three 32-tonne artics together with Moffett forklifts to its fleet of 48 vehicles which will further increase in April with […]

Warranty Scheme Hope

Last updated: Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Findings of a fencing industry survey that aims to put an end to the protracted row over timber treatment have been submitted. The Association of Fencing Industries has handed details to executives the Wood Preservation Association hoping that it could lead to the introduction of some form of warranty scheme. Over 200 contractors from around […]

Buyout Provides Springboard

Last updated: Thursday, November 26, 2020

West Yorkshire based welded steel mesh manufacturer Siddall and Hilton Products has reported a ‘resilient performance’ in its first year since a management buyout. The company says that it has seen turnover remain steady year-on-year, with rising profits and a healthy order book going forward since the MBO in August 2019 Latest financial results for […]

Duralock Equestrian Appointment

Last updated: Thursday, November 26, 2020

PVCu fencing specialist Duralock has appoionted David Attwood to head up the company’s new racing and equestrian operations. He boosts the company’s specialist knowledge in the equestrian market and will be responsible for offering pro-active tailor-made solutions for today’s racecourses. With a wealth of experience from his time as operations executive for the Jockey Club […]

Naylor Promises Wider Range

Last updated: Monday, September 21, 2020

Naylor Concrete Products has acquired the business and certain assets of concrete fencing manufacturer Procter Fencing for an undisclosed sum. Procter Fencing is a manufacturer and supplier of concrete fence posts and ancillary products. The business has a turnover of £3.3m, is based in Garforth and employs 32 people; Procter director Keith Kirwin will be […]

Birkdale Locks in Patents

Last updated: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In a move that reaffirms the company’s position as a leader in advanced gate and fencing hardware 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 avanced gate security across all types of applications, the GATEMATE® Euro Profile […]

Management Buyout at Procters

Last updated: Thursday, September 3, 2020

A management buyout has been completed by one of the UK’s oldest fencing companies, Welsh based Procter Brothers which can trace its family roots back to 1740. The Caerphilly-based manufacturer and service provider, has made the move that will ensure the future of Procter Machine Safety and Procter Contracts. Over the yerars Procter Brothers benefits […]

Fencex Postponed to October 2021

Last updated: Friday, June 12, 2020

FENCEX, the UK’s only dedicated perimeter protection, access control and fencing industries exhibit, is being postponed by 12 months. The show was due to be staged in October of this year but has now been moved to October 13th, 2021 because of the situation surrounding Covid-19. ‘Yes, we are disappointed because Fencex is such a […]

DHF Training Starts Again

Last updated: Monday, June 1, 2020

Face-to-face training is beginning again at the DHF Academy headquarters in Staffortdshire The trade organisation started class operations on June 2nd. This is the first time it has offered the facility since the lockdown measures were put in place in March and places are being restricted to six each day. “From the start of lockdown, […]