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Barkers Appoint New Director

Last updated: Friday, April 23, 2021

Fencing and gate manufacturer Barkers Fencing, have appointed Adam Savage (pictured) to the post of  marketing and sales director. Joining the Stoke based company in 2000, he was promoted to UK sales manager in 2007 and more recently took on responsibility for exports. Over the past 21 years he has gained extensive knowledge of the […]

Tornado Get Gold Accreditation from IIP

Last updated: Thursday, April 22, 2021

Manufacturer Tornado Wire has won gold going into the top 20 of companies in the UK for Inverstors in People. With operations in Warwickshire, Cumbria (pictured) and Perthshire, the company has once again put itsself through the hoops of the accreditation process and come out with a shining to gain We invest in people, gold […]

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 […]

Planters Offer Instant Protection

Last updated: Monday, March 8, 2021

Safetyflex Barriers, a Warwickshire based manufacturer of anti-terrorism bollards and barriers, has added a uniquely designed surface-mounted product to its crash-rated range of street furniture that can stop vehicle threats in public places. The surface-mounted barriers do not require any foundations or ground fixings, offering instant protection on a permanent or temporary basis, and are […]

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 […]

Bracket Takes the Mesh Strain

Last updated: Tuesday, January 26, 2021

A problem-solving mesh installation bracket is part of a number of lifting options aimed at easing installation, maintenance and access. The patented QAB bracket is the brainchild of Chris Johnstone , managing director of Scottish based WCC Westcoast, which has been involved in high security mesh contracts since the company was established twenty eight years […]

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 […]

Borg Launches Covid Beating Lock

Last updated: Monday, October 19, 2020

Locks and lock handles are a potential high-transmission surface for the coronavirus but an Essex lock manufacturer has come up with a solution specifically designed to limit the transmission of COVID-19. Borg Locks has patented a physical copper alloy shield for their digital push-button combination locks which they hope will ‘lock the door’ against COVID-19. […]