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BP 10 October 2016

SHOWCASE | COMPANY NEWS SHOWCASE COMPANY NEWS Improving the image of construction As part of its efforts to tackle key industry issues, the FDS Group is now an official partner of Construction United.Fire Design Solutions FDS Consult, the FDS Group will work with Construction United on the initiative’s three main objectives; improving the overall image of the sector, tacking the skills gap and raising awareness on mental health in the workplace. Over the coming months, the FDS Group will collaborate with a number of Construction United’s partners –including SIG, Morgan Sindall, and the Construction Industry Council (CIC) – as they look at some of the most pressing issues facing the industry today, whilst also raising money for its charity partners. Gerard Sheridan, Chairman at the FDS Group, said: “By working together as an industry, and improving how the public view the entire sector, it will have a snowball effect and the issues that we’re currently facing could be removed completely, which is why we’re very proud to be a part of Construction United. “ www.firedesignsolutions.com 56 BUILDING PRODUCTS | OCTOBER 2016 Brochure offers building solutions The recently launched 12-page brochure from Willerby Innovations is designed to shine a spotlight on its approach to the manufacture of high specification, off-site modular timber frame buildings. The brochure demonstrates with recent case studies, how Willerby Innovations can help both social and private housing providers to achieve better returns, earlier occupancy and satisfied customers through a combination of higher quality and reduced programmes. www.willerbyinnovations.com 01482 713826 Product information at your fingertips Using the power of the web Freefoam Building Products put in place a range of tools to make choosing building products easy and getting home improvements completed a simple straight forward process. Mycladding.com is the latest innovation. Designed to meet the growing demand from consumers for exterior cladding products the site acts as an online portal to share product information about PVC cladding, offer ideas and inspiration for homeowners and give quick and easy access to a FREE no obligation fitting quote from a local installer. Finding a reputable local installer is also available via Freefoam’s website. www.mycladding.com Britain’s best cafe Local cafes around the UK are vying for the title of Britain’s Best Cafe, in a national competition where everyone will get the chance to vote for their favourite. The national competition is being organised by SIG Roofing and its 120 local branches will be supporting the cafes in their bid to win the title. When votes are counted at the end of October this year, 14 regional winners will be announced and cafe owners and their guest will receive a celebratory lunch in London’s Chiswell Street Brewery in November. There, Andrew Wakelin, SIG Roofing managing director will announce the national title holder of Britain’s Best Cafe and the winning cafe proprietor, who will be head for a four-day trip to New York City. www.britainsbestcafe.co.uk


BP 10 October 2016
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