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Europe’s largest producer of high pressure laminates. Over 800 designs and colours are offered in standard, postforming, FR and compact grades, and in more than 18 surface textures.
An industrial company in constant evolution, a multinational with Italian roots and an unrivaled technological reference point for the wood materials sector: ALPI was the first company in the world to industrialize the production process of composite wood. From a workshop of fine cabinet making the company rapidly evolved into an industrial leader in the production of decorative surfaces. Its story is a vibrant tale of a manufacturing tradition focused on excellence and of the Alpi family, still at the helm of the firm today, through three generations, starting with founder Pietro Alpi since 1919.
ALPI uses Poplar, Lime Wood or Ayous, broken down and reassembled in infinite varieties, finishes and decorative effects. A unique range of offerings, with superior quality characteristics, free of the typical defects of traditional wood, providing unlimited solutions, in the catalogue or in custom creations, always with uniform colors and sizes, ready to be reproduced over time, for multiple application areas, on horizontal and vertical surfaces.
Arnold Laver have been a major force in the timber industry for over 90 Years. Operating from twelve strategically located depots; we provide one of the most comprehensive ranges in the UK.
We are timber experts and as such specialise in the supply of hardwoods, softwoods, panel products, joinery, flooring and decking, mouldings, decorative services, cladding, form-work and site hoardings, together with services that include timber treatment and panel / component manufacture.
Our focus is on great service and making it easy for our customers, whilst supporting a strong commitment to sustainability and the environment.
Arpa has been manufacturing decorative high pressure laminates (HPL) since 1954 for application in a number of fields such as interiors design, furniture, flooring, building construction, ship and railway interiors.
Thanks to its advanced technology, research and experimentation in design and decorated surfaces, Arpa has become one of the world leading companies. Arpa offers designers in these fields a continuously evolving product range of over 500 decors, 30 surface textures in various sizes and various formats such as standard, postforming, FR, compact and magnetic, to which custom solutions such as digital print can be added.
Our decorative laminate division offers Abet, Alpi, Altofina, Egger, Formica, and Oberflex decorative laminates and Staron solid surfacing products from our modern 60,000 sq. ft. premises, which is centrally located in the West Midlands.
We have a modern fleet of 25 satellite tracked commercial vehicles delivering across the UK.
To provide the best level of service and value in the UK for the construction and furniture industries we continuously invest in high stock levels, staff training, creative marketing initiatives, the best material handling and other equipment in order to do our job successfully.
Brent Plastics are a bespoke fabricator working to high quality standards.
Bridgewater Laminate products have been manufacturing high performance washroom systems for over 20 years with our competitive product lines with good value for money without compromising the quality of our products.
Bridgewater is also committed manufacturers of health care furniture to HTM specification along with high quality educational and laboratory furniture.
As part of the manufacturing process a division of the company offers a bespoke service, including door and frame sets, post-formed panels, worktops, flat bonding and Corian fabrication.
C&B Systems have been trading in the UK for over 20 years.
Mediserve Hospital Products, wash/change/cloakroom products:
C&B Systems design, assist with design, manufacture and install pre-plumbed Mediserve sanitary assemblies and washroom, changing room and cloakroom products, with or without the sanitary ware.
The designs meet and exceed current legislation and guidance notes for hospitals. Mediserve sanitary assemblies are installed in many UK hospitals, both large and small.
Other Market Sectors:
Schools, Leisure Centres, Hotels, Office Interiors, Airports, Stations, Shipping, Golf Clubs, Camp Sites and all commercial areas.
Changing, WC Doc M and Assisted, shop fitting rooms, sunbed cubicles and all other cubicle locations.
Mr Malcolm Thompson
Tel: 07966 249508
We pride ourselves on the fantastic reputation we have with our customers. They trust us to manufacture exceptional products on their behalf. Over 35 years experience go into producing these high-quality products. Knowledge of materials, machinery and processes mean we are experts in commercial joinery.
Our factory provides a controlled environment for manufacturing to a consistent quality. From West Yorkshire, we deliver to sites throughout the UK. We manufacture for many different sectors. Including, healthcare, education, retail, offices and accommodation.
We also manufacture Toilet and Shower cubicles through our brand Cubicle Centre. For any washroom product requirements visit http://www.washroomcubicles.co.uk
Coillte Panel Products, owned by Coillte � the Irish forestry board, has brought together two leading European panel products operations: SmartPly OSB and Medite MDF. With turnover standing at in excess of �175,000,000, the Irish-based company has now become a significant and powerful player in Europe�s composite board marketplace.
Both Medite and SmartPly are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified, differentiating them from many competitor and substitute products, and enabling them to meet environmental standards which are becoming increasingly important to designers, specifiers, architects and clients for both public and private projects.
Decolan is a Swiss based leading supplier with more than 20 years of experience in the decorative design industry, offering a great variety of products suitable for both interior and exterior applications. Operating from its headquarters in Chiasso and its warehouse is Balerna, Switzerland, the company can count on an innovative R&D department, fully committed in selecting the most innovative and fashionable decors and in developing the most up to date finishes at the cutting edge of the design trends.
Decor Solutions are a specialist distributor of Laminate, Melamine, Gloss, Veneered and Phenolic decorative wood based panel products. With dedicated warehousing facilities in the South of England, we are able to service any requirement and deliver across the UK.
With over 50 years’ experience in the decorative panels sector we are able to source from key manufacturers across the world and work closely with our supply partners to ensure our ranges reflect the ever changing decorative market.
Decorative Panels Lamination (DPL) produces over 300,000m2 of the highest quality laminated products each week.
The dp-decor and dp-specialist range of surface products is enormous, comprising woodgrains and solid colours in standard papers, Senoplast high gloss acrylics, PP, PET, and LG PVC gloss and matt finishes.
The NEW dp-limitless ranges include HPL, acrylic gloss/matt, faux-leather, real stone and real wood veneer amongst many others.
In addition to a wide range of finishes a variety of substrates are available including chipboard, MDF, plywood and in-house manufactured dp-lite hollowcore board – in total DPL offers over 100 different board sizes.
We supply and install fabricated structures based upon laminates or solid surfacing materials. These include cubicles, vanity units, lockers, wall & duct panelling, column cladding, airport counters, reception desks, restaurant counters, laboratory furniture, health club interiors, bureau-de-change counters, showroom display cabinets, retail display & servery units, control desks, etc.
Established in the North West in 1995, now with regional offices in The Midlands and West Yorkshire, Delta Laminates offer a fully bespoke Design, Manufacture and Installation Service with experienced Contract Managers overseeing projects to completion. They have a modern factory and equipment with a highly skilled workforce and offer competitive rates and high quality products. Delta Laminates are constantly working to minimise the environmental impact of Production and Distribution and source sustainable products wherever and whenever possible.
Duncan Reeds Ltd are one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of bespoke and innovative laminate fabricated products. Supplying a wide range of laminate products and services, from our facilities in Billingshurst, West Sussex (48,000 sq ft), and Trafford Park, Manchester (22,000 sq ft), to a diverse market sector including joinery companies, developers, marine outfitters, shopfitting and construction, cubicle and washroom manufacturing, office and contract furniture manufacturing, laboratory furniture, educational furniture manufacturing, healthcare & pharmaceutical furniture, locker manufacturing, fire door manufacturing, automotive industry, kitchen, bedroom & bathroom industries. All our services are bespoke; that means they can be tailored to meet the diverse and exacting needs of our clients both in the UK and overseas. Our primary focus is maintaining our advanced levels of product and client service without compromise. We are also FSC accredited and our environmental policy is central to the way we operate.
EGGER is one of the leading manufacturers of laminate, wood based panels and edging in Europe with products designed for both domestic and commercial environments. Working closely with architects, designers, fabricators and shopfitters, EGGER are able to offer a complex range of decors that are perfect for any project whether it be a hotel, shop, school or home. The ZOOM� collection with its range of matching products allows the right product to be identified for the right application at the right price due to EGGER�s national network of distributors. Continual investment in product and decor innovations over the last 50 years has led to EGGER taking the Value Engineering concept that one step further.
Excel Laminating are the leading UK suppliers of decorative laminated plasterboard, plywood and plastisol faced plywood to the Offsite Building Industry.
Excelsior have undertaken the manufacture, supply and installation of bespoke products to all washroom environments since 1978. We provide a wide selection of safe, attractive and reliable systems to suit all levels of durability including schools, leisure centres and hospitals, to meet the end users commercial constraints whilst combining innovation with practicality.
Dedicated and friendly teams of Estimators, CAD Draughtsmen and Contracts Managers are readily available to provide technical assistance and guidance relative to each individual project, complemented by trained and experienced craftsmen to ensure that products selected are presented and installed to the highest levels of quality and workmanship.
Founded in 1989, Express Bonding Services Ltd has become an established name in the laminate fabrication market. We pride ourselves on the service we provide and have continued to meet the demands of all our projects no matter what the specification.
Specialising in flat bonding we are also able provide services such as postforming, wall panelling, vanity units and have recently enjoyed great success producing educational table-tops using our own range of laminates. As a company we continue to invest in the future, our most recent improvement is the introduction of the new PU spray edge for table-tops.
Formica Group globally leads the industry in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative surfacing products for commercial and residential applications.
Formica� laminate is the �original�, with over 95 years of innovation and manufacturing experience. Working closely with architects, designers and specifiers, the company is ideally placed to offer innovative new products and decors which respond to market needs and complement current design trends.
Its products include High Pressure Laminate (HPL) in a wide selection of colours, designs and textures. Other surfacing materials include structural Formica� Compact with its solid laminate core, ColorCore� by Formica Group with the same colour throughout and a specialist Formica� Bespoke digital and screen print service. Specialist laboratory sector products include Formica� Compact Top and Chemtop2� by Formica Group with enhanced chemical resistance.
FunderMax is one of the leading European suppliers of wood based products and decorative laminates (HPL) with a history of over 60 years and 5 units in Austria. Quality, closeness to the market and a strict focus on the needs of our customers characterise the company’s strategy. The continuous improvement of product quality and the regular update of designs to reflect the latest market trends forms the foundation of business activities. The company has a turnover of 330m Euro and employs approximately 1000 people.
Galmay is an established bonding company and is one of the fastest expanding suppliers of bonded boards in the country. We have an established and extensive customer base and our products can be found everywhere from high street stores to hotels to housing projects.
Our experienced team can produce any type of board that our customer requires, from 2mm to 100mm thick and from small panels to 12ft x 5ft sheets. We can turn any piece of laminate into a highly finished product.
Greenlam has become the largest manufacturer in Asia and among the leading global players in the laminate industry with a total annual production capacity of 32 million sq meters. Greenlam as a brand is present in over 65 countries across the world including the UK, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong and UAE to name a few. Our wide range of decorative laminates, with the most innovative and unique textures, will not just reflect the best of eco standards but will also express you truer shades. Greenlam has been awarded ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, GREENLABEL and GREENGUARD. It also meets rigid international quality standards.
Inscape is a market leader in the design, manufacture, plumbing and installation of high performance healthcare, washroom and changing facility panels and furniture. Operating a centralised estimating, design and production facility and coordinating with project managers based strategically throughout the UK, Inscape is able to respond immediately to customer needs and requirements.
Whether you require fully pre-plumbed healthcare CPS units and HTM furniture for healthcare, cubicles, vanity units, lockers and bench seating for schools or commercial environments, or laboratory furniture and solid surface worktops for a dental facility � Inscape delivers on time, first time.
International Decorative Surfaces is the UK’s largest distributor of surfacing materials specialising in flooring, worktops, laminates, panel products and solid surfacing. The company is part of the Saint Gobain Group, recognised as Europe’s leading organisation in building materials.
With a stockholding of more than 12000 product lines, we give you immediate access to an unrivalled palette of design led finishes. Working closely with our supply partners, we bring together a long line of industry and market leading brand names to offer the UK’s most comprehensive product portfolio.
Established in 1757. AIM listed PLC. Operating from 10 inland sites and 2 port locations. The widest range of wood based panel products in the country available ex stock. Exclusive distributor for LG HI-MACS. Suppliers of FD30/FD60, fire, thermal and acoustic door blanks. Large range of products fully compliant with EUTR 3/3/2013. First signatories to the TTF RPP
A leading producer of decorative HPL laminates, compact boards and furniture edge bandings, Kronospan HPL has belonged to Kronospan Group since 1996. At that time the modernization of running laminates production was started. Due to investments a new production factory was founded where the most modern technological and technical solutions were implemented. Laminates and compact boards are available with individual digital printing which are used for furniture, door, advertising production etc. Kronospan HPL is also producer of high quality furniture edge bandings
Quality Management System Certificate ISO 9001:2000
Environment Management System Certificate ISO 14001:2004
Wedd Joinery has a dedicated and highly skilled in-house team, with over 450 years of combined industry experience. We can assure you of the very highest levels of expertise at every stage.
Our estimators scope out projects to meet your specification, budget and deadlines.
Skilled CAD and CNC technicians create accurate computer generated designs, which our talented joiners and machinists bring to life. These are perfected by our polishers and spray booth technicians. Delivered by our own drivers and installed by our team on site if required.
Specialist fabricators of cubicles; vanity units; and access duct panelling for the construction, leisure and shop fitting industries. Manufacturers of wet room wall lining panels; column casings; furniture components; laboratory worktops; and accessible duct panelling for science, education and medical environments. All laminate applications considered. ISO9001:2008 and CHAS accredited.
We are machinery suppliers/engineers to the postforming/laminate industry. As a family business established in the 1980’s, we have successfully worked with some of the major laminate fabricators in the UK and Ireland. As sole agents for Turanlar UK, we can provide through-feed postforming solutions as well as manufacturing our own static postformer which can also postform compact laminate. We can offer repair, service and refurbishment work on a range of woodworking machinery specific to the laminate industry.
Panel Systems specialise in the fabrication of Compact Grade Laminate from 3mm to 25mm. Our fabrication service includes in-house CAD/CAM facilities with the ability to CNC components up to 3500mm x 1500mm. Our range of panel products include lightweight panels with laminate finishes with foam or honeycomb cores. We also fabricate sheet metal including steel and aluminium with welding and CNC punch capability.
Panelock Limited works extensively in a number of specialist markets that require expert fabrication skills as well as an understanding of many complex standards. This experience comes from working in these key areas for many years.
Panelock�s products and services meet the most exacting requirements of many commercial customers, and our knowledge of specialist sheet materials enables us to meet the highest quality assurance and statutory regulations. Panelock work in the following markets:
1) Laminate and Melamine Furniture Components ( desktops, modesty panels, etc)
2) Wall Lining Systems (Fire retardant composites etc)
3) General Fabrication Services
4) Toilet Cubicles and Washrooms
The Pfleiderer Group is one of the european leading manufacturers of engineered wood and surface finished products.
Our products are everywhere: at home, at work, in public buildings and spaces – wood lives with us and creates a special atmosphere in all of our lives. Discover the wide range of possibilities offered by this natural material!
The company and its approximately 3,100 employees operates 8 locations in Western and Eastern Europe. Pfleiderer is the preferred partner of the furniture industry, specialist and home improvement stores, and interior design suppliers. The company delivers its comprehensive range of core materials and surface-finished products to customers in over 80 countries.
Major European HPL manufacturer, Polyrey offers a rich palette of decorative solutions for specifiers and interior fitters to enhance new builds, home interiors or public areas. Polyrey provides a complete service from quick availability, to reliable, durable products that are in line with new trends.
Pressbond Fabrications Ltd was formed in 1986 and during this time, we have managed to firmly establish ourselves as one of the leading specialists of fabrication in the Midlands. Our ability to diversify in such a demanding and competitive market has enabled us to remain and expand where others have failed. The extra space created by our recent expansion means that we are able to accommodate the needs of our customers and offer a fully comprehensive service that is second to none.
Tensor is a globally recognised brand of industrial contact adhesives. When product efficiency is your foremost consideration, the TensorGrip range of spray canister adhesives are the perfect solution. Covering nine industries, these high performance adhesives give greater control than other adhesives, and are fast drying so they won’t hold you up
TensorGrip is available for the following industries: Aerospace, Composites, Construction, Foam and Upholstery, HVAC and Insulation, Marine, Oil and Gas, Joinery and Transportation.
Tensor is manufactured by Quin Global, an international manufacturer of adhesives and tool systems. Keeping the end user in mind, Quin continues to create innovative and market leading products, many unrivalled by our competitors. Through a global distribution network, in-house manufacturing and the best customer service in the industry, Quin has created a truly reliable service with consistently high quality products.
Quin Global also offer a bespoke service: simply get in touch with our sales team and if we can’t offer you a product already on the market, our experienced chemists will make you one!
Rex Bousfield has over 50 years experience in the manufacture and fabrication of specialized materials. Taught by experience and an essentially unrivalled knowledge of materials and finishes, Rex Bousfield is uniquely placed to meet the needs of highly specialised markets.
Rex Bousfield work extensively within the following markets:
1) Mass Transit
2) Marine Products
3) Laboratory Components
4) Office Environments
5) General Fabrication
Whatever the application, we can supply a range of products and services that can be tailored to your specific needs.
Sika Limited, the UK subsidiary of the worldwide Sika Group was established in 1927 and produces and markets a wide range of state-of-the-art systems. This activity is underpinned by unrivalled innovation in product development, the highest standards of manufacturing and renowned technical advice and in-situ guidance. Pioneers of a fully integrated service, the company is acknowledged in providing for end users or their specifiers, be they clients, designers, engineers, producers, distributors, merchants and contractors.
Within the UK, as in all other group locations, Sika operates to optimal levels of performance, demonstrated through possession of EN ISO 9001 certification for quality control and EN ISO 14001 for environmental management. Wherever possible products are manufactured to European and British Standards, are approved by the British Board of Agrément or provide unique and superior properties.
Sonae Indústria is one of the largest wood based panels producers in the world. The products range includes:
Particleboard; MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard); Hardboard; OSB (Oriented Strand Board); Production and sales of value added products and services – components, solutions and systems – for the furniture, building, decoration and DIY industries and also: Production of high pressure decorative laminates and Production of chemical products (formaldehyde and formaldehyde based resins).
TBS Fabrications Ltd manufacture quality assured products to ISO 9001 standards and they offer innovative/competitive product lines, bespoke product solutions, professional sales/estimating service, an in-house design facility, professional CAD/IT drawing facilities, comprehensive/efficient production facilities, dedicated specialist installation teams offering a nationwide service and export facilities to Ireland, Europe, USA and the Far East.
Founded in 1942, Timbmet has one of the UK’s most extensive timber and panel product ranges, complemented by a range of manufacturing services. We are dedicated to sourcing innovative timber and panel products from around the world, driven by the demands of our customers.
Our product range includes:
• Timber; in a wide range of species, both in packs and loose
• Panel products; including the Egger and Kronospan brands.
• Compact and HPL laminates from Greenlam
• Doors, Worktops and Flooring
• Cladding and Decking
• Engineered Timber
• Profiles and Mouldings
Visit our website for full details.
Westag & Getalit AG is a leading European manufacturer of wood and plastics products based in Rheda-Wiedenbr�ck, Germany. Our three divisions Plywood/Formwork, Doors/Frames, Laminates/Elements offer customised solutions from a single source. Our flexible, state-of-the-art production and sophisticated logistics enable us to meet our customers� demand for affordable, high-quality products with short delivery times.
Willis Systems have over 30 years experience in manufacturing and installing all types of IPS panel systems, vanity units and toilet cubicles to new washroom schemes as well as refurbished toilet blocks.
We can offer a fully bespoke product, with an option to pre-plumb any type of sanitaryware items to a modular panel unit, all fully manufactured from our purpose-built factory in Cardiff. The company is committed to service, quality and competitive pricing, offering a package which follows the contract through from the early design stage to the final fixing and commissioning on site.
Our installation experts have fitted our toilet washroom systems to buildings nationwide, including hospitals, schools, hotels, leisure, offices, industrial and commercial premises.