FLEX-R Update on COVID-19

Dear Valued Customer, Firstly, I wanted to thank you for your continuing support. Secondly, I wanted to share with you a recent decision, that hasn’t been taking lightly. It has been decided that we temporarily cease trading at midday on Monday 30th March 2020 for an initial period of four weeks. This decision was taken…

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Covid-19 News Update

To our valued customers, Firstly, thank you for your continuing support throughout this challenging time. Following the UK Prime Minister’s announcement last night, I’d like to update you on what we’re doing to support both you and our people. Under Government guidelines, we’re currently categorised as a provider of essential goods and will therefore remain…

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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 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 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 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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Flex-R launches new silicone liquid coating product, GE Enduris

Flex-R has launched a new silicone liquid coating product that we believe could be a ‘game-changer’ for the flat roofing industry, after signing a deal with General Electric Silicones (GE Silicones) to bring GE Enduris to the UK market. Our Trading Director Duncan Winter is confident that GE Enduris will carve out a niche in…

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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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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

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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