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Estimator Clocks up 20 Years

Last updated: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A senior estimator has  celebrated his 20-year anniversary at Alpha Rail. Paul Johnson joined the Huthwaite-based metal railings and gates specialists in 1998, when the firm operated out of its old factory on Urban Road in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.   His duties have included pricing projects and liaison with architects and clients over initial enquiries.  During his tenure, he […]

Safeplay Helps Zaun Break Norwegian Turf

Last updated: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Norwegian artificial turf experts have turned to a British steel fencing manufacturer to support their move into installing MUGAs (multi-use games areas). Safeplay of Torvastad in Rogaland county has become Zaun Limited’s reseller in Norway after it won the order to install a MUGA at a new upper secondary school in Bremnes. Bremnes is a small […]

Nordic Market Leader in Fastening ESSVE Enters UK

Last updated: Thursday, April 5, 2018

After 50 years in business, ESSVE took a giant leap five years ago with the launch of the ESSBOX system, an integrated fastening system developed in close co-operation with professional craftsmen to make their everyday life more efficient. Now the system is going global. One of the reasons behind ESSVE´s strong growth is its close […]

Zaun Rocks on First Gibraltar Order

Last updated: Tuesday, April 3, 2018

British steel fencing manufacturer Zaun is celebrating a first order to Gibraltar – to surround a new play park for military families. Zaun supplied 350m of its Bow Top railings and five single gates – totalling about six tonnes – for the Four Corners play park, commissioned by the Government of Gibraltar and built by […]

Heald’s Matador Takes Terror Award

Last updated: Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Heald’s sliding bollard system, the Matador, has won the Perimeter Protection Award at the Counter Terror Awards 2018. The ceremony, which took place during the Security & Counter Terror Expo at the Olympia in London, was presented by Rt. Hon Sir Michael Fallon. The Counter Terror Awards seek to recognise the efforts of both public […]

Locinox in Access Keypad First

Last updated: Monday, April 2, 2018

Locinox is taking its first steps in the outdoor electronic access control industry with the launch of its SlimStone keypad. This latest addition to its range is seen as an important step in product development. As one of the trendsetting players in the fencing business, the strategy to develop a high quality keypad is actually […]

Stockdale Moves into Digital Age to Up Sales

Last updated: Sunday, April 1, 2018

Cheshire-based Stockdale Fencing, has seen sales increase after expanding its online presence and growing its digital skills set thanks to a business course at Reaseheath College. The Knutsford-based business, which supplies agricultural, equestrian and domestic fencing, developed expansion plans for 2018 after purchasing ‘Cheshire Trailer Repairs’ which offers restoration services for all types of trailers, […]

EasyGates’ Free Offer on GTE Force Testers

Last updated: Saturday, March 31, 2018

EasyGates Direct, the electric gate automation, access control and safety supplier are offering discounted KMG series force tester re-calibrations during April 2018. Following the successful launch of EasyGates Direct re-calibration service in July of last year for both the GTE KMG-LITE and KMG-2000 force testers, the West Midlands company is now an additional discount of […]

Axalta Adds to Coatings Range

Last updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

A leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings has added to its portfolio of thermoplastic powder coatings via acquisition. Axalta Coating Systems has bought Plascoat Systems Limited and will exhibit its combined range for the first time at this year’s Wire (hall 14, booth F06). The world’s most important trade fair for the wire and cable industry […]

PSSA Joins Fight against VAW

Last updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

A trade body has launched a new online source of help and information about hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) in conjunction with a division of the Home Office. The Perimeter Security Suppliers Association (PSSA) has developed the HVMHub with the support of the Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC) in direct response to the dramatic increase in the terrorist use […]