Category Archives: Press Releases

Being A British Manufacturer

Contrary to popular belief, Britain is one of the world’s biggest manufacturing nations, the ninth largest according to recent figures with an annual output of £192 billion. Close to three million people work in this sector, which delivers 45% of all UK exports. Warrington based company Twinfix, established in 1990 and described by some as the… Read More »

Twinfix Achieve CHAS Premium Plus Accreditation

We are delighted to announce that we have achieved the CHAS Premium Plus Accreditation. CHAS (The Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Schemes) was created in 1997 to improve health & safety standards across the UK. CHAS Premium Plus is awarded to companies who have “demonstrated compliance with and sound management of current health and safety… Read More »

BIM (Building Information Modelling)

My first thoughts on hearing about BIM (Building Information Modelling) was how is this going to work?  A great concept in theory, but how will the practicalities work and will it help drive efficiencies, or will it just be more work?  We all work in high pressure environments where time is money, and we must… Read More »

Polycarbonate – the new glass?

If polycarbonate had been invented before glass, then it would probably be today’s glazing material of choice. In its solid form it looks like glass and it’s a safe product that offers many benefits for modern day glazing applications.  This sustainable and long lasting material lets the light through, it’s less than half the weight… Read More »

Twinfix gain ISO 9001

Twinfix are delighted to announce that we have been ISO 9001 Quality Management certified by BSI under certificate number FM 594703.  The scope of our certification covers the design and manufacture of roofing products and fabricated structures. Sarah Kench, Director, says “We are really proud to have achieved this prestigeous Quality Management certification.  It demonstrates… Read More »

Station and Depot Roofglazing

A wide range of station and depot roofglazing products are available from Twinfix. These include the well known, modular Multi-Link-Panel, an innovative roofllight with a unique fix and link connection system that makes installation really quick and easy. The preassembled panels, manufactured to size in the Twinfix factory, are delivered to site on a ‘just… Read More »

Twinfix achieve accreditation to Achilles BuildingConfidence

Twinfix are pleased to announce that they have recently achieved the BuildingConfidence accreditation standard, having completed both an online-prequalification questionnaire and been subject to an onsite audit. A copy of the Twinfix certificate is available to download. In 2006 Lend Lease approached Achilles to set up BuildingConfidence as a UK construction community to help them… Read More »

New CPD Seminars: Fast Track Modular Roof Glazing Systems & Fast Track Modular Canopy Systems

Twinfix have two new approved CPD Seminars available. These seminars, provided in the form of a slide presentation, include hands-on demonstrations, and are aimed at anyone who specifies overhead glazing, including rooflights, corridors and glazed canopies or walkways, in factories, stations, schools, warehouses or hospitals. The presentations aim to give specifiers a balanced view of… Read More »