Members' News

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Dec

Landscape art for Powdertech Corby

Earlier this year Powdertech Corby launched its Landscape range  - a collection of high performance architectural polyester powder coatings with shades and textures reflecting those found in our natural surroundings. For the designers of the 'Justice Court' collection of retirement homes in Cromer, Norfolk, Landscape has offered a perfect solution for coating the aluminium guttering and eves

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18
Nov

Grand Designs for aluminium windows from SAS

For two weeks in a row, the self-build property featured on Channel 4’s Grand Designs showcases products from leading fenestration supplier Senior Architectural Systems. On 12th October Grand Designs saw Senior’s thermally efficient aluminium SCW+ curtain wall, PURe® windows and SPW600 doors installed into a sleek, black clad, three-bedroom house and artist studio in Essex. In

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17
Nov

Impression Technologies profiled

Coventry-based Impression Technologies, pioneers of Hot Form Quench technology, which combines the pressing and heat treatment of aluminium parts, is profiled in the current edition of Automotive Manufacturing Solutions.

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4
Oct

Sapa launches new Profile Academy for designers and architects

Sapa, the world’s largest aluminium extrusion company, with widespread operations in the UK, has launched a new one-day workshop aimed at designers and architects. The company produces aluminium extrusions, also known as aluminium profiles, for virtually every industry, including a wide range of solutions for the automotive industry, architectural products, furnishings, and consumer goods.

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21
Sep

Senior shines new light on Edinburgh’s buried treasures

Confined to darkness for decades, the once abandoned Waverley Arches in Edinburgh have been given a new lease of life – and copious amounts of daylight - thanks to an ambitious restoration programme and new glazing package from Senior Architectural Systems.  Developed and delivered as a design and build scheme by Union Projects, the C-listed railway arches which date back to 1878

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2
Sep

ALCOA celebrates Brazil win

Alcoa has announced a long-term contract with Brazilian company Embraer – the leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats – valued at approximately $470 million. Alcoa will supply aluminium sheet and plate for Embraer’s new E2s, a narrow-body medium-range jet airliner that is scheduled to enter service in 2018. Embraer chose Alcoa’s proprietary alloys for the

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26
Aug

Fastest ever Elise launched

To mark the 50th anniversary of the company’s famous Hethel home, Lotus has revealed the latest addition to its collection: the exclusive Elise 250 Special Edition. The new Lotus Elise 250 Special Edition offers an outstanding combination of performance and panache, with a supercharged 243 hp engine, a 0-60mph time of 3.9 seconds, and a unique, hand-finished interior. Tipping the scales

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10
Aug

Fleetwood Max

A winning team of products from Senior Architectural Systems, including the new thermally efficient PURe aluminium window system and  SF52 aluminium curtain walling, has been installeas  part of the ambitious redevelopment of the training ground at Fleetwood Town FC in Lancashire. The club’s new training complex at Poolfoot Farm comprises new grass pitches and a pavilion style

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