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Heras Puts Focus on Simplified Range to Drive Growth

Last updated: Monday, January 24, 2022

A move towards a simplified range of permanent perimeter protection and entrance control solutions will be the platform from which Heras can achieve strong growth in 2022. The company – which was founded in 1952 and has grown to become Europe’s leading end-to-end supplier of permanent and mobile perimeter protection solutions – has been undertaking […]

DHF Set to Build on Past Year

Last updated: Monday, January 10, 2022

The Door & Hardware Federation (DHF), has hailed 2021 one of its most successful and constructive years having overcome the pandemic problems. At a time when the industry has been required to wade through the collaborative headache of Covid-19 and Brexit, the federation has continued to offer support, information and assistance to its members and […]

Five Year Training Plan for DHF

Last updated: Sunday, October 3, 2021

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced that it has embarked upon a new five-year training strategy, taking its training offering and initiatives into 2026. The Staffordshire-based trade association has set its sights on ‘planning ahead’ in terms of how best it can serve the industry, and having presented its strategy to the board, plans […]

Heras Launches Updated PIDS

Last updated: Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Heras has launched its next generation of perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDSs) into the UK market as it looks to up its product line-up. The company is building on the first generation of PIDSs with significant innovations that have resulted in a new, simplified portfolio with next-generation capabilities. Its new GeoMic and GeoPoint systems – […]

Fastline and Corbetts Agree Deal

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 […]