Flex-R appoints new Specification Manager

Flex-R appoints new Specification Manager

Flex-R has made another key addition to its growing team with the appointment of Sunny Lotay as Regional Specification Manager. Sunny joins the company – which is the UK’s largest supplier of EPDM products and has dedicated training facilities in both Huddersfield and High Wycombe – which has its sights set on continued growth after recently being…

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Flex-R Highly Commended at SPRA Awards

Flex-R Highly Commended at SPRA Awards

Flex-R is celebrating after receiving a Highly Commended at the SPRA (Single Ply Roofing Association) Awards 2019. We received the commendation in the Best Refurbishment category for the Leigh Spinners Mill project in Lancashire, where roofing contractor Permicoat installed our RubberBond® FleeceBack™ single ply. Leigh Spinners Mill was opened in 1915 and was entered into…

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Flex-R continues investment in technical support

Flex-R continues investment in technical support

Flex-R is increasing the Technical Team with the appointment of Graham Glew. Graham will be based at our facility in Huddersfield, where he will run training courses for our Specialist Registered Installers (SRIs) so that they are fully skilled and confident installing products including RubberBond, Sure-Weld, LQD-R and the newly launched Enduris. As well as delivering…

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Wright person for new Flex-R role

Wright person for new Flex-R role

Flex-R has appointed Brian Wright as an Area Sales Manager (ASM) after identifying Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland as areas for growth opportunities. Brian has hit the ground running developing opportunities to showcase Flex-R’s range as the right choice for flat roofing projects of all sizes. He brings more than 20 years’…

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Why Permicoat chose RubberBond EDPM for Grade II listed project

Why Permicoat chose RubberBond EDPM for Grade II listed project

The first phase of the restoration of the roof of Leigh Spinners Mill, a Grade II listed building in Greater Manchester, was to install new flat roof areas between the pitched bays. Permicoat’s Commercial Director James Mattison explains why the company specified Flex-R’s RubberBond® FleeceBack™ for the six-month-long project. Spinners Mill is one of the…

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Cold-applied flat roof system awareness heating up

Cold-applied flat roof system awareness heating up

The UK construction industry’s awareness of cold-applied flat roof systems is on the rise – but there’s still work to do to overturn hot-melt systems being seen as the ‘default’ for use on many new builds and renovation projects with flat roofs. That’s the main finding from Flex-R’s review of our continuous professional development (CPD)…

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Moses’s appointment completes Flex-R’s trio of Specification Managers

Moses’s appointment completes Flex-R’s trio of Specification Managers

Flex-R has appointed its third Regional Specification Manager to complete a newly created team to support architects and specifiers across the country on roofing projects. Moses Adelowokan originally trained as an architect, achieving his BSc, but saw more opportunities for progression in the roofing industry more than a decade ago – initially working as a…

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Flex-R supports youth football

Flex-R supports youth football

Flex-R is proud to support grassroots football with the sponsorship of a youth league football team. We are sponsoring Tiptree Jobserve U14s, who play in Division A of the Colchester & District Youth League. Our sponsorship for the 2018–19 season has seen the purchase of a new team kit for the club – which carries…

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Flex-R signs General Electric deal

Flex-R signs General Electric deal

Flex-R has reached an agreement with American giant General Electric (GE) to be one of the first companies in Europe to act as a supplier of its silicone liquid coating product. We saw GE’s Enduris roof coating at the International Roofing Expo in the US earlier this year and wasted no time in striking a…

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