With a vision to become the first independent specialist roofing materials distributor, David Proos began trading in the roofing industry in 1970 and has been the managing director of Rinus Roofing Supplies since 2002.
Archive for January, 2011
SpellerMetcalfe is a privately owned building contractor with offices in Malvern and Gloucester, from where they provide a construction, refurbishment and design build service in the Midlands and nationally to meet individual client needs.
Undertaking a broad spectrum of works within the asbestos industry, from site samples, surveys and management plans through to full licensed removal of asbestos products and the associated analytical works, Solent Environment was founded in 1984 in response to the asbestos legislation of the late 70s.
With the Government placing more and more emphasis upon ‘Care in the Community’, there is a growing recognition that more needs to be done to enable people of all ages with physical disabilities to lead a normal life in their own home. In many cases in the past, this has meant major reconstruction and alteration, but now there is a company that is offering a professional design and adaptation programme that would seem to be much more efficient.
Creating great architecture and interior design is a passion, a calling; as well as a science and a business.
It has been described as a social art and also an artful science, and at Newry-based P. O’Hagan and Associates they use this wide-ranging expertise to bring into being imaginative design solutions which are creative in their response to the client’s aspirations and appropriate to the client’s needs.
Some thirty years ago, an entrepreneur with a background in Perlite and a leading horticulturist got together to launch a company with a future as they saw it more allied to horticulture than to construction.
First opening its doors for business in 1988, initially as Brough Plant Hire, Preston-based Brough Construction is today one of the north-west of England’s most sought after and respected groundwork and civil engineering contractors.
Formerly based at Aylesbury, Bucks, Red Rhino’s presence in the marketplace was probably best described as ‘loud’, its marketing was clearly well structured and successful on a scale many other businesses would have envied.
After a quick discussion, the management at Thames Roofing & Paving decided that in direct contrast to many of its competitors it would NOT be taking part in the current recession.
This means it has not been cutting costs; it has not been cutting jobs; it will not be complaining about the cost of fuel; and it will not be offering silly discounts in order to bribe new customers. The company has, however, expanded, opening two new branches, in Enfield and Rainham, in addition to purchasing three new vehicles.
Normally when we walk around, we do not tend to take much notice of the gratings and manhole covers in the roads and pavements. However, for one company, Fabweld Steel Products (FSP), of Madeley, Telford, they have proved to be the key to an extremely successful business.