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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New Flex-R Specification Manager eyes flagship projects

New Flex-R Specification Manager eyes flagship projects

Flex-R has made the latest in a series of key appointments this year with Simon Blackham joining the growing team as a Regional Specification Manager. Simon has already hit the ground running for the company as he looks to get Flex-R specified on some flagship projects. He brings more than 15 years’ experience to the…

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Flex-R makes another key appointment

Flex-R makes another key appointment

Flex-R has further strengthened its growing team with the appointment of Barry Shorrock as Area Sales Manager for the North of England. It’s a newly created role for the company in the region, and Barry eyes opportunities for Flex-R products to be the roof covering of choice for simple domestic projects right up to larger…

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Flex-R opens second depot along M62 corridor

Flex-R opens second depot along M62 corridor

Flex-R has opened a second UK depot in Huddersfield as part of ambitious growth plans to increase both its capacity to train roofing contractors and the availability of flat roofing materials. We have opened the new depot on Old Fieldhouse Lane on the outskirts of the town, as it is ideally positioned along the M62…

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Flex-R creates Specification Manager role

Flex-R creates Specification Manager role

Flex-R has kicked off the first of a series of new appointments in newly created roles within the business as part of ambitious growth plans. Michael Iddenden-Smith has joined as Specification Manager for the South of England, and he will be responsible for developing the specification side of the business. His role will encompass two…

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