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Returner Adds to Sales Drive

Last updated: Friday, December 14, 2018

An expanded metal mesh specialist has appointed a new business developer and launched an e-commerce website to support its long term growth strategy. The Expanded Metal Company has re-appointed Paul Whitton to the post of business development manager. He is an experienced sales professional in the manufacturing industry not least at the Hartlepool business where he […]

Original Temporary Electric Fence now Deploys Faster

Last updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The original anti-vehicle rapid-deploy temporary electric fence system – first used in tandem on the London 2012 Olympics – is now even quicker and easier to roll out with a pre-configured ‘ends’ to pulse-protected ‘zones’. Three leading names in perimeter security have collaborated to incorporate the new temporary electric fence technology into the established SecureGuard HVM […]

CLD Aids Greenwich Gateway

Last updated: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Security at a new £45 million all-through school on the Greenwich Peninsula has been aided by manufacturer CLD Fencing Systems. Catering for up to 1,646 children from Nursery to Sixth Form ages, work was completed by BAM Construction on Phase One in November 2018. The site spans approximately two hectares of land at the base […]

Remembrance Day Poppy Railings

Last updated: Monday, November 12, 2018

A Bedfordshire council has commissioned bespoke poppy railings to honour the dead in the refurbishment of its village war memorial. Langford Parish Council contacted Huthwaite-based Alpha Rail to supply its renowned poppy style railings for war memorials in time for its celebrations to mark the 100-year anniversary since the end of World War One. Alpha Rail supplied and installed […]

AFI Joins Up with Gate Safe

Last updated: Saturday, October 20, 2018

The Association of Fencing Industries (AFI), the industry’s trade association, is publicly backing the Gate Safe initiative by becoming an official Gate Safe supporter. AFI members currently number 200 and includes fencing contractors, manufacturers and installers, in addition to the specialist sub-groups the Electric Security Fencing Federation and the Electric Fence Association, all of whom […]

Fencex Helps Safety Message

Last updated: Thursday, October 11, 2018

DHF (Door & Hardware Federation) is preparing to focus on the issue of ‘gate safety’ at this year’s Fencex, where it will host a joint presentation with Easygates. DHF’s senior training and technical officer, Nick Perkins, will join Easygates’ Stuart Roddy on 17th October at 11:30, in the Seminar Theatre, to ‘dispel the myths’ associated […]

Hadley Completes Steel Framing Buy

Last updated: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

A manufacturer of cold rolled steel framing products has been fully brought into the steel solutions empire of Hadley Group. Hadley Group originally acquired a 50% stake in Hadley Steel Framing Ltd (HSF) ten years ago.  Now it has bought the other 50%. HSF will continue to operate as a stand-alone business but will enjoy the […]

Nine in 20-Year Club

Last updated: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Staff loyalty is spreading at a Nottinghamshire-based metal railings and gates manufacturer. A ninth employee in recent months has passed the 20-year milestone working with Alpha Rail in Huthwaite. Colin Moore from the finishing department joins a band of eight employees who over the last two years have been at Alpha Rail for more than two decades – […]

Zaun Sells Palisade

Last updated: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Pioneering perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun has entered into a previously-untapped market for the Wolverhampton-based business by introducing Palisade fencing to its extensive product portfolio. The facility in Wolverhampton now boasts the most modern Palisade rolling line in the UK, which runs 24 hours a day. Zaun sales and marketing director Chris Plimley said: “This is […]

Harper Chalice Lures Binns to Dealership

Last updated: Monday, October 1, 2018

The UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic and electrified perimeter security systems has added to its dealer network with what it describes as ‘one of its most prestigious signings to date’. Harper Chalice has secured premier prison perimeter systems installer Binns Fencing as an authorised dealer of its high security defence and detection systems and complementary […]