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  • Runners Sliding Door Systems: Runners Sliding Door Systems launches new website
    Runners Sliding Door Systems launches new website
    Runners Sliding Door Systems
    Sliding door solutions specialist Runner Sliding Door Systems has launched a brand new website. Visit today and get an exclusive 5% discount on any order place through the site using code SUMMER5. A comprehensive collection of products includes the Tommafold range with a patented hinge design, the perfect choice to create a stunning, modern look...
    09 August 2019
  • GEZE UK: GEZE UK sets new standards
    GEZE UK sets new standards
    GEZE UK
    GEZE UK is setting new standards having achieved the ISO 45001:2018 accreditation for Health and Safety, one of the first in the industry to gain the new award and the first of GEZE’s worldwide subsidiaries to gain the accreditation. ISO 45001 is an international standard that specifies the requirements for a management system that uses robust and...
    14 June 2019
  • TORMAX United Kingdom: Medical access solved
    Medical access solved
    TORMAX United Kingdom
    As you would expect, a busy doctor’s surgery has a wide range of needs when it comes to patient access. Providing a clear and easy entry and exit system for the new extension at the Haden Vale Medical Practice was a priority and TORMAX was contracted by the Cameron Butcher Group to install two automatic sliding door systems to the main entrance...
    07 June 2019
  • GEZE UK: New SGG Solutions for Toughened Glass brochure from GEZE
    New SGG Solutions for Toughened Glass brochure from GEZE
    GEZE UK
    GEZE UK has produced a new product guide and price list for toughened glass. SGG Solutions for Toughened Glass is a comprehensive guide to an extensive range of products available for fitting frameless toughened glass doors. The brochure includes full glass preparation diagrams and technical performance information and is designed to enable...
    05 November 2018
  • GEZE UK: Cockpit launched to control access and safety systems
    Cockpit launched to control access and safety systems
    GEZE UK
    GEZE Cockpit is being launched by GEZE UK at the Smart Buildings Show at the Barbican, London from 7-8 November 2018. GEZE cockpit is a smart hub that lets you take control of door, window and safety systems - intelligently integrating door, window and safety technology into building management systems – and giving building designers greater...
    01 November 2018
  • Runners Sliding Door Systems: Why Series 50 door gear is popular for stable doors
    Why Series 50 door gear is popular for stable doors
    Runners Sliding Door Systems
    50 Series sliding door gear is often ordered for stable doors - here are some fantastic reasons why: robust gear for active use in an agricultural environment; compact top track, producing a neat profile once installed; easy to install, with fully adjustable rollers; ball bearing wheels with hardened steel tyres and stainless steel bearings...
    31 August 2018
  • TORMAX United Kingdom: A new standard for secure, automatic sliding doors
    A new standard for secure, automatic sliding doors
    TORMAX United Kingdom
    Security and energy efficiency in automatic sliding doors now have a name: TORMAX Secure+Therm. This recently launched product from TORMAX offers certified burglary protection to resistance class RC 2, whilst using a slender, thermally separated door profile which ensures an aesthetically pleasing finish and energy efficiency. Fitted with the new...
    02 May 2018
  • TORMAX United Kingdom: Fife offices open for business with TORMAX entrance
    Fife offices open for business with TORMAX entrance
    TORMAX United Kingdom
    As part of a significant refurbishment project, TORMAX was contracted to install a sustainable combined automatic entrance solution to Iona House in Kirkcaldy, Fife. Effectively minimising heat loss from the reception area of this premium office building, the 4-leaf automatic revolving door allows smooth access for employees and visitors whilst...
    13 December 2017
  • Runners Sliding Door Systems: Tommafold bifold door hardware is now passivated
    Tommafold bifold door hardware is now passivated
    Runners Sliding Door Systems
    Tommafold bifold door hinges are manufactured from high grade stainless steel which has passed stringent 240 hour salt spray testing. Recently we have introduced a further enhancement with a passivation process. This removes any tiny particles or residue on the surface which could potentially corrode in exposed or coastal areas. This type of...
    04 December 2017
  • Runners Sliding Door Systems: Tommafold bifold door gear now available in black
    Tommafold bifold door gear now available in black
    Runners Sliding Door Systems
    Tommafold is a unique, patented folding door system, providing all the components required to create a premium result for bi-fold doors. Tommafold is often used to open out a room, offering increased light during summer months joining inside space with outside living. Tommafold, predominantly working with timber frames, can also be used to create...
    23 November 2017
  • Stemko Group Ltd: How to choose the right internal door
    How to choose the right internal door
    Stemko Group Ltd
    What makes for the ideal interior door? Different people will answer this question in different ways. Fortunately, we have put together an easy-to-follow guide to help you choose the perfect interior door. There are several things to consider before you select the right door. Will it be exposed to extreme traffic, what sort of traffic flow will it...
    18 September 2017
  • TORMAX United Kingdom: TORMAX opens doors to learning
    TORMAX opens doors to learning
    TORMAX United Kingdom
    Working with BSL Interiors of Glasgow, TORMAX was contracted to install an automatic entrance to the Robertson Trust Library and Learning Resource Centre at University of the West of Scotland’s Paisley Campus. Creating an impressive frontage to this important building, a Classic 5251 TORMAX 3-wing revolving door is powered by a precision...
    08 September 2017
  • Westgate: Structural changes for car manufacturing facilities?
    Structural changes for car manufacturing facilities?
    Westgate
    The government has announced that Britain is to ban the sale of all new diesel and petrol cars by the year 2040. The ban is intended to tackle the issue of poor air quality in Britain, which is believed by ministers to be the biggest environmental public health risk, costing the country £2.7bn in lost productivity each year. The UK is following in...
    29 August 2017
  • Westgate: Westgate gets Achilles BuildingConfidence Accreditation
    Westgate gets Achilles BuildingConfidence Accreditation
    Westgate
    We’re proud to announce that we recently achieved Achilles BuildingConfidence accreditation for the third year running. Achilles is the global leader for supply chain risk and performance management in Natural Resources, Industrials and Infrastructure sectors. It specialises in providing pre-qualification programmes, industry audits and risk...
    16 August 2017
  • Runners Sliding Door Systems: Tommafold bi-fold door gear Secured by Design accredited
    Tommafold bi-fold door gear Secured by Design accredited
    Runners Sliding Door Systems
    Tommafold bi-fold door gear has attained SBD’s Police Preferred Specification status following a review of Tommafold’s PAS 24:2016 test report evidence and Tommafold’s safety features. Years of development have produced an extremely durable and secure product that is easy to install...
    08 August 2017