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Heras Appointment to Focus on Servicing

Last updated: Monday, January 29, 2024

Heras has appointed Janet Shelley MBE as a business development manager for the company’s servicing and maintenance department. She will cover the south of the UK and will focus on getting the ‘servicing’ message across to owners and landlords of public spaces, manufacturing plants, engineering sites, sports stadia and distribution hubs. The company is continuing […]

Professionals Optimistic – Says BFT

Last updated: Monday, January 29, 2024

Professional installers have a positive outlook on the market for automation projects in the year ahead, according to the latest customer survey by BFT Automation. The survey of installers found that 81% believed the market for new installations is still growing, with 63% of responders reporting that the automation element of their business was either […]

Surveys Uncover Swing Gate Design Flaws

Last updated: Monday, January 29, 2024

Gate Safe, which campaigns for improved standards in automated gate safety, has revealed research findings that highlight the most commonly found errors responsible for creating an intrinsically unsafe swing gate. Following surveys on 49 gates, Gate Safe focused design errors which, it claims, will play a part in compromising gate safety, potentially leading to serious […]

Beninca Put Themselves on Show

Last updated: Friday, September 29, 2023

Automation specialists Beninca have put themselves on show with their latest open day.I It is the company’s first in four years and gave the company a chance to update on the latest products plus the company services. Focus for the day was ‘Power of Connection’ as visitors were given a tour of the Beninca UK […]

Sleeve Claims to Keep Posts

Last updated: Friday, July 28, 2023

Postsaver, a wood life extension specialist company, has developed Postsaver +Plus, a new protective sleeve for wood fence posts and fruit supports. Postsaver +Plus, developed for the professional specifier market, is based on technology that is proven to protect critical utility infrastructure like power and telecom poles from rot under various environmental conditions around the […]

Audit Questions Gate Safety

Last updated: Friday, July 28, 2023

A audit of  swing gates has shown that 75 per cent of those checked did not meet the safety guidance. Part of its Gate Safety by Design campaign, the charity Gate Safe undertook the audit of 86 automated swing gates to assess a critical safety issue directly attributed to poor design. The gates in question […]

Brundles Redesigns Website

Last updated: Friday, July 28, 2023

Component suppliers FH Brundle has unveiled a state-of-the-art new website. The family-owned company, which will celebrate its 134th birthday in 2023,  has designed the new website to make searching and ordering from its range of fencing systems, stocked gates and handrailing systems easier. Embedded with the latest AI technology, it aims to deliver accurate and […]

EasyGates Puts the Focus on Product and Training at Open Day

Last updated: Wednesday, June 14, 2023

  EasyGates is opening the doors of its West Midlands based Smart and Secure Centre  to showcase the latest technology coupled with training. The open day on June 30 is the first at the centre since it opened some three years ago. As well as being able to see the latest technology, visitors will be […]

Championship First

Last updated: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

A total of 21 points separated the first three teams in the first ever British Open Fencing Trophy Championships staged in Midlands. There were 12 two-man teams entered in this first contest of its kind and it was Morgan Fencing and HVB who came out top 18 points ahead of PDR Contracting and SRM Fencing. […]

Siddall and Hilton Invest Further

Last updated: Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Welded mesh manufacturer Siddall and Hilton Products has opted to invest further as part of its growth plans. The two automation projects are aimed at further streamlining processes. The Yorkshire-based business has partnered with Sewtec, a global player in bespoke machinery and automation, to develop a robot to automate the process of packaging and banding […]