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Standards Bodies Give Zaun Bill of Health

Last updated: Monday, February 11, 2019

Production and customer processes at a leading steel fencing systems manufacturer have been through the mill of audits in recent weeks – by customers, the security ratings standards body and an international certification agency. Firstly, Zaun’s processes have been re-certified to the 2015 standard of ISO9001 by Bureau Veritas. The 2015 standard puts more emphasis than […]

Van Merksteijn UK Management Changes

Last updated: Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Van Merksteijn has announced changes to its UK management team. Steven Juszczyk, who has been part of the team for the past five years, has taken over as managing director of the fast expanding operation based at Crewe. Both Shaun Clarke and Lawrence Thomason,  who had been UK managing director and UK sales director, have […]

Design Software Avoids Costly Mistakes

Last updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A revolutionary real-time design tool that delivers free quotes and detailed drawings in minutes has been launched. FH Brundle has designed Liveconfigurator to cut out costly mistakes and save fabricators, designers, installers and architects valuable time. Marketing manager Paul Smith said: “Liveconfigurator is simple to use and will generate a quote for our stainless steel and glass balustrade systems […]

Olympic & Orient Welcome for Leyton Sports Centre

Last updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

An Olympic Gold medallist and two products of the Leyton Orient youth system have opened a new pavilion and sports centre at Ive Farm Sports Ground in East London. Hockey midfielder Helen Richardson-Walsh MBE opened the Feel Good Too sports centre alongside Orient defender Sam Ling, goalkeeper Charlie Grainger and ribbon cutter Clare Coghill, the […]

RDS Innovations Add Flexibility

Last updated: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Two new innovations have made the premier rapid-deploy perimeter protection system even quicker to install. Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun Limited has designed a new QuickFit post system for its multi award-winning Rapid Deployment System (RDS), that was first created for political conferences and forms part of the National Barrier Asset. And they have pre-assembled a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]