DoorCo has announced the addition of a new door to their composite door portfolio that is being manufactured in their new Doncaster facility. Revealed as Britdor, the new timber core composite door is said by the company to represent the new brand’s classic British origins. DoorCo’s marketing manager, Ellie Pool, said: “This is the first product to be manufactured out of our new Doncaster factory, as opposed to our current overseas facilities and therefore we wanted this brand to have classic British heritage at its core.”

In other news, represented by the acronym CASH – Capacity, Accuracy, Speed, and Holding stock – AluFoldDirect says it is sending a message of confidence to customers entering into commercial projects with its commitment to speed, size, quality and cashflow; Anglian Home Improvements has today completed a transaction which sees it acquire the customer order book, brand and intellectual property, and certain other assets from Everest 2020; and trade fabricator Unique Window Systems has rebranded, unveiling a new identity which the company says will help to position it for further evolution and expansion.

Elsewhere, the newly appointed plant manager at Rehau’s PVCR polymer recycling site is looking to increase the share of recovered PVC in the company’s new frames to 70% by further enhancing the facility’s processing capacity; New World Developments, parent company of well-known industry brands Apeer and Silka, has announced the appointment of 33 new members of staff across every department at the Ballymena, Northern Ireland-based firm, representing an increase of around 20% of its workforce; and Steel reinforcement and profile roll-forming specialist Anglo, has launched a new campaign to drive up standards in the supply of galvanised steel.

Gerald Batt