Awards celebrate business and community partnerships

Leading supermarket CEO Malcolm Walker has praised a pioneering project that has helped to create lasting business and community partnerships across North Wales.   Speaking at the Business Supporting Communities (B2C) Awards on Thursday evening (January 29) the Iceland Foods founder and CEO said: “I am delighted to support these awards because Iceland has always been a passionate ... [More]

Kestrel increases marketing support for registered installers

Leading building products manufacturer Kestrel is boosting the marketing support it offers registered installers. The PVC-UE roofline, fascia and clad ding company has launched a new tri-fold leaflet that installers can use when canvassing potential customers. Kestrel sales and marketing director Simon Reynolds explained that the leaflet is a scaled down version of the installer ... [More]

Reading builder’s merchant expands online

Reading-based independent builder's merchant Peppard Building Supplies is strengthening its web presence after reporting a sharp rise in traffic. The builder's merchant re-launched its website at the beginning of 2013, and has since seen significant growth in online visitors and enquiries. Ru Butler, sales and marketing director at Peppard Building Supplies said: “We were impressed with what ... [More]

Public sector turbo-boost for fast growing business

The power of the public sector to boost home-grown businesses is being heralded by a leading North Wales accountancy firm. Keith Barker of Williams Denton is congratulating the Isle of Anglesey County Council for its role in supporting his client Round Electrical Distribution, recently named as one of the fastest growing businesses in Wales. Set up by Ian Round in 2008, the Gaerwen-based ... [More]

Kestrel-BCE announces 25th anniversary investment

Leading PVC-U and PVC-UE building products manufacturer Kestrel-BCE has announced it is preparing to invest more than £500,000 in its Scunthorpe Factory. The investment – which marks the 25th anniversary of manufacturing cellular PVC at the Scunthorpe site – will see £350,000 spent on new tooling. A further £150,000 will be put into extrusion machinery, along with a significant investment in ... [More]

More customers set to benefit from Kestrel quality

Wakefield-based suppliers BC Profiles are among the latest stockists of high quality roofline products from leading PVC-U and PVC-UE manufacturer Kestrel. The West Yorkshire firm, which distributes nationwide, recently placed its first, substantial order for a range of Kestrel products. BC Profiles’ Ian Cooper has more than two decades experience in the industry as both supplier and ... [More]