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system, they added Synseal’s PVC-U aluminium hybrid, Warmcore in June this year.
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Supplied by the Promac Group, this new product offer is underpinned by a six-figure investment in the Graf welder and the high-volume and high precision, FOM LMT65 aluminium machining centre.
Abcell has completed the installation of a Graf Synergy SL4FF seamless corner welder and FOM LMT65 aluminium machining and cutting centre.
Manufacturing conservatory roof systems from Global and the Guardian solid roof, Warmroof
Paul Ford, MD, said: “We have been really pleased with the precision that you get out of it is incredible. It maximizes outputs and minimizes waste. It’s incredible.
“The SL4FF gives us a great end-product, with a far stronger welded corner and precision finish. It’s what people want”
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General All-Purpose Plastics Ltd (GAP) has announced the acquisition of SIG Building Plastics and SIG Windows from SIG UK Exteriors.
The deal includes 66 depots and business units plus their staff and the sales and marketing teams that support them directly.
success to hiring and retaining amazing staff. Anyone who takes pride in putting customers at the centre of their working day and who thrives in a friendly, supportive, lively and fun environment, will enjoy being part of the growing family.”
The companies are made up of four specialist areas of Drainage, Sheet Materials, Windows and Roofline. They include Scotplas, Omnico, CFS, PBM-DQS, Summers, Armour, Roplas, Toogood, Drainex, Plastics Pipe Supplies and Project Plastics. SIG’s Formerton Sheet Sales and Specialised Fixings businesses are also included in the deal. Ownership of all the brand names and trading styles transfers to GAP.
Group Sales & Marketing Director Paul Sowerby, added: “From the first meeting with SIG we saw a well-organised, profitable business. Their network of busy depots is particularly strong in the South of England and so provides us with reach but limited overlap with our own existing network. It all makes for a perfect fit.”
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Launched 24 years ago by Simon Bird and Charles Greensmith, GAP meets the needs of its 31,000 customers nationwide through two large factories and its 46 depot network; which it has been extending at the rate of one new facility per month.
SIG UK Exteriors MD Andrew Wakelin said: “The business environment is highly competitive and constantly changing. This means companies need to be agile, flexible and responsive to the needs of customers. This move is a positive affirmation of those principles and absolutely in line with our commitment to the development and success of our business.”
midland vision - september 2017
Simon Bird said: “Charles and I set out to build a business based on passion and people, and we remind ourselves every day that we owe our

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