Flex-R plans growth with new appointment

Flex-R plans growth with new appointment

At Flex-R, we are increasing our team that works with merchants to showcase our range of products to contractors with the appointment of Emma Butterworth-Day. Emma joins with a brief to increase the amount of stockists of our range of products, including its single-ply EPDM ClassicBond, and to back this up with in-store training and…

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Flex-R appoints new Specification Manager

Flex-R appoints new Specification Manager

Flex-R has made another key addition to its growing team with the appointment of Sunny Lotay as Regional Specification Manager. Sunny joins the company – which is the UK’s largest supplier of EPDM products and has dedicated training facilities in both Huddersfield and High Wycombe – which has its sights set on continued growth after recently being…

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Flex-R Highly Commended at SPRA Awards

Flex-R Highly Commended at SPRA Awards

Flex-R is celebrating after receiving a Highly Commended at the SPRA (Single Ply Roofing Association) Awards 2019. We received the commendation in the Best Refurbishment category for the Leigh Spinners Mill project in Lancashire, where roofing contractor Permicoat installed our RubberBond® FleeceBack™ single ply. Leigh Spinners Mill was opened in 1915 and was entered into…

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Flex-R continues investment in technical support

Flex-R continues investment in technical support

Flex-R is increasing the Technical Team with the appointment of Graham Glew. Graham will be based at our facility in Huddersfield, where he will run training courses for our Specialist Registered Installers (SRIs) so that they are fully skilled and confident installing products including RubberBond, Sure-Weld, LQD-R and the newly launched Enduris. As well as delivering…

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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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Nobu Hotel case study

Nobu Hotel case study

Project at a glance Project name: Nobu Hotel, Shoreditch, London Project type: New development Roofing contractor: G.S. Moore Roofing Contractors Ltd. Flex-R System: RubberBond® FleeceBack™   The project Nobu Hotel is a new development in Shoreditch, East London, and was opened by Hollywood legend Robert De Niro and Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa in May 2018….

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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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Leigh Spinners Mill case study

Leigh Spinners Mill case study

Project at a glance Project name: Leigh Spinners Mill, Leigh, Lancashire Project type: Renovation Main contractor: Permicoat Flex-R products: RubberBond® FleeceBack™   The project Leigh Spinners Mill is a Grade II listed building and one of the finest examples of a working mill in the UK. It was opened in 1915, and the ground floor…

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