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Composite Garden Decking Adds £14.7k to Average Property Values of East of England Homes

April 24th, 2017 | Composite Timber Cladding, Dura Deck Composite Decking, News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

pretty Dura garden 2Leading supplier of composite timber decking and cladding, Dura Composites, and respected East Anglian estate agents, Boydens, have revealed that homeowners typically add a fantastic 5% to the value of their home through the simple installation of composite decking in their gardens. With the average property price in the East of England quoted by Barclays as £294,000, this adds a substantial £14,700 in value.

Homeowners in Colchester could see an uplift of £17.5K, while Chelmsford residents installing quality composite decking can expect to add a healthy £18.1K to their property value. Those in Suffolk can also maximise their property value with houses in Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds bolstered £16.5K and £15.9K respectively by adding composite decking to make their gardens accessible and usable all year round.

With Dura Composites estimating the average decking material cost for a 3-bed terrace for customers in the East of England at approximately £2,126, investing in composite decking such as their market-leading Dura Deck is a sure-fire way to give your property a boost. Given the 5% rise in property value estimated by Boydens, it’s clear that embarking on a simple composite decking installation can provide an almost sevenfold return on investment.

The number of people who stand to benefit is rising, as Dura Composites have also revealed a recorded growth in sales of 367% of its Dura Deck composite decking and composite Dura Cladding over the past 5 years, as customers discover the benefits of this low maintenance, eco-friendly and attractive material.

Managing Director of Dura Composites, Stuart Burns, explains how installing decking can be an effective way of raising the value of a property for those looking to remortgage or for those participating in the Government’s Help To Buy scheme.

“Whilst a property’s value can increase over time naturally, if you’re planning improvements to your home it’s important that you focus on those aspects which can make a real difference should you decide to move on in the future. In this day and age, owning a home is not, in itself, going to earn you enough money to move up to the next price bracket, so you have to take active steps to create that extra value for yourself. Many of those using the Help To Buy scheme look to add additional value to their home where possible in order to release the equity to repay the loan. Installing composite decking is a great way to achieve this. Its natural wood appearance, long lifespan and low maintenance make it an attractive prospect to potential buyers.

“Added to this, is the transferable warranty. At Dura Composites, the warranty that comes with Dura Deck in a residential or commercial application can be transferred during its 10 year period, from the purchaser to the subsequent buyer of the property, thus strengthening its appeal both for the initial purchaser and for subsequent owners.”

Boydens Marketing Manager, Paul Howe, explains further the influence home improvements can have both on a property’s asking price and the mindset of the potential buyer.

“There are several ways people can add value to their homes; from larger projects, such as building an extension or conservatory, to simpler tasks that create a dramatic impact on how you maximise your ability to use all of the space available such as installing decking. Having a well-maintained and presented home and garden maximises the desirability and therefore the ultimate value of your property.

 

What is composite decking and why should you choose it?Dura Strawbs 2

Whilst timber has traditionally been used for decking, the emergence of composite timber over the past 5 years has delivered a host of advantages over traditional materials and has led it to become the number one choice for homeowners looking for an attractive but future-proof solution. Strong and durable, Dura Deck composite decking looks and feels just like natural wood, but provides a longer-lasting solution that is environmentally friendly, easy to install and requires minimal maintenance.

Unlike traditional timber, Dura Deck requires only basic cleaning; the product still looks new after years of use and remains cost-effective throughout its lifecycle, requiring only an occasional wash and scrub to keep it looking at its best. Dura Deck comes in 4 great colours and different widths, will never rot, warp or splinter and doesn’t require any staining, treating or painting over its long lifetime.

 

Once you’ve decided on the right composite decking product for your needs, Dura Deck is available to purchase from specialist distributor, International Timber, who have 4 major UK depots in Stirlingshire, Manchester, Gloucestershire and Essex. Dura Composites products are also available through Jewson stores and a wide network of builder’s merchants across the UK.

Dura Composites and International Timber Donate Composite Timber Dura Deck to deserving family on BBC’s Flagship DIY SOS Programme

March 28th, 2017 | News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

29th March 2017 – Dura Composites and its exclusive UK Distributor International Timber have helped transform the home of a Monmouth woman who suffered a life-changing stroke after giving birth to twins, by donating low maintenance composite timber Dura Deck as part of a dramatic BBC DIY SOS home renovation project.

DIY SOS is the BBC’s flagship home improvement programme, and features presenter Nick Knowles and his team of Purple Shirts taking on ambitious builds for deserving families in just a few days.

Charlotte Fairlie, 35, and husband Rob, 40, had been married for two years when Mrs Fairlie suffered a serious stroke minutes after giving birth. Doctors said she had a one per cent chance of survival. Despite being left with right-sided paralysis, brain damage and loss of her short term memory, Mrs Fairlie has slowly taught herself to walk again and can say a few basic words, but her home and garden in Monmouth, Wales badly needed updating to accommodate a live in carer and space for her twins.

225_Charcoal_12The composite timber deck supplied by International Timber and Dura Composites was installed in the garden of the DIY SOS Monmouth build for the Fairlie family. Type 146 Charcoal Dura Deck was a great choice for the family thanks to its low maintenance requirements. The fact that the deck will never need painting, staining, sanding or treating means that the Fairlies and their twins can enjoy an outside deck with excellent anti-slip properties that’s accessible all year round – without the burden of ongoing maintenance.

All tradespeople and suppliers were invited to attend to the Big Reveal, where the family returned to see the house for the first time. Neil Summerell, Project Manager at International Timber was present and commented; “I was delighted to attend the Big Reveal and witness the emotional moment, amongst the rest of team and ‘Purple Shirts’. It was humbling to see how our donation impacted the lives of this family and the stunning transformation of their home. From everyone at Dura Composites and International Timber, we’d like to wish the Fairlie family all the best for the future.”

The Dura Deck composite timber decking range is available in 4 different designs and colours. As well as being ‘barefoot friendly’ and suitable for domestic use, Dura Deck is also ideal for commercial businesses such as Hotels, Pubs, Holiday Parks and Theme Park walkways, where long term durability and safety are important factors.

DIY SOS BBDura Deck is strong, durable and looks and feels just like natural wood. Its unique formula provides a longer lasting decking that is easy to install and requires minimal maintenance. The range is 100% Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC©) certified and is manufactured from up to 87% recycled materials making it the eco-friendly choice.

The Type 146 board used in the DIY SOS programme is available in Charcoal or Teak colours and has a grooved profile on one side and a smooth timber grain effect finish on the reverse, allowing the installer and end client to choose the best finish for their needs.

Dura Deck is available to purchase now through our specialist distributor, International Timber, who has 4 major UK depots in Stirlingshire, Manchester, Gloucestershire and Essex, and stocks a huge range of Dura Deck products including our proprietary composite bearers, sub-surface fixings and end caps. To contact your nearest depot, click here.

Dura Slab FRP Structural Stair Treads Win Top Award for Design Innovation in Recognition of their Durability and Ease of Installation

December 6th, 2016 | News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

Dura Composites has been recognised with a top award for Innovation in Composite Design at the prestigious Composites UK awards in Birmingham.

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Dura Slab Structural Stair Treads 65mm

With over 20 years’ experience in delivering innovative high quality solutions that solve many of the challenges facing today’s industries, Dura Composites recently launched its new Dura Slab Structural Stair Treads which are ideal for both new build footbridges and for essential refurbishment works.

The new award-winning Dura Slab Structural Stair Treads are lightweight, meaning that the treads and landings can be easily fixed into position thanks to their single unit construction.  They feature a built-in riser for rapid installation and an in-built fall to assist with drainage and reduce pooling on stair surfaces. To ensure safety and ease of access for people with limited vision, Dura Slab Structural Stair Treads have DDA and Equality Act compliant contrasting coloured nosings, and provide a slip resistant surface, particularly when wet.

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Dura Slab Structural Stair Treads 90mm

Available in 65mm or 90mm thicknesses, Dura Slab Structural Stair Treads can span up to 2.1m clear open span, achieving the required 5kN/m2 at L/300 deflection, meaning that additional supports can be avoided in most scenarios. The 65mm and 90mm sizes are designed to map to the two most customary timber stair component sizes in common usage, which are 75mm and 100mm,. The Dura Slab Structural Stair Treads in 65mm or 90mm therefore allow for a 10mm adjustment in each case, allowing for easy replacement of degraded timber.

On-going maintenance of the system is not required as Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) will not rot, corrode or even lose colour throughout is design life, and is ideally suited to situations where the footbridge or staircase is located in close proximity to overhead power lines or electrified areas, due to its non-conductive properties.

Commenting on the award win, Stuart Burns, Managing Director at Dura Composites said: “Our new Dura Slab Structural Stair Treads are more durable, safer and easier to install than anything previously on the market, and help save money through lower labour costs, fewer possessions and easier handling. We’re delighted with this award win which recognises our commitment to bringing innovative products to market that are designed for the future.”

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Dura Composites Adds Value to Architects and Specifiers with the launch of BIM objects for its Dura Slab and Dura Grating Ranges

October 12th, 2016 | News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

bim-image1Dura Composites is pleased to announce the availability of BIM objects for its market-leading Dura Slab and Dura Grating product range.

Available free from the National Building Specification (NBS) National BIM Library, the new data-rich Dura Slab and Dura Grating BIM Objects allow specifiers to see up-to-date, accurate data about Dura Composites products and to easily incorporate them into their overall design. Authored to the trusted NBS standard, each BIM Object details the various surface finishes, profiles, sizes and colour options for each product, and provides specifiers and end clients with detailed information on how the products will perform during their expected lifecycle.

With the UK Government stating that the use of BIM will be mandatory on all public sector projects from 2016, Dura Composites has once again strengthened its market-leading service and support by investing in the development of BIM objects to help its customers to streamline the construction process and predict and reduce errors throughout the different stages of design.

bim-image2Those downloading Dura Composites BIM objects in Autodesk Revit format can be confident that each file has been quality checked by the NBS team, catalogued in line with the NBS and includes embedded product information and associated data to support the specification.

Commenting on the launch, Stuart Burns, Managing Director at Dura Composites said: “With the increasingly-important role that BIM is playing in the construction industry, it’s vital for manufacturers like us to support specifiers by providing comprehensive real world information about the products we supply in a consistent and highly useable format. Our BIM objects are the perfect complement to our other extensive technical resources, which include in-house CAD design and Structural Engineering support, Technical Manuals, Real World Test Data, and Anti-Slip Certification”.

For those not familiar with the products, both Dura Slab and Dura Grating are made from high strength and low weight Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP), and offer a durable and low maintenance alternative to wood, concrete and steel.

Dura Slab weighs up to 80% less than steel and concrete and is ideally suited for use as trench covers, offering low installation and servicing removal costs thanks to its more economical transportation, handling and on site positioning.

Dura Grating is a high strength flooring material designed for use on raised or roof walkways, as service riser flooring and for protective screening. It has a long and virtually maintenance free life and benefits from a low lifecycle cost. The gritted anti-slip texture has one of the highest degrees of slip resistance ever measured for a walking surface, making it well-suited to wet or oily environments.

Dura Grating Floor Riser Solutions Shortlisted for Top Construction Industry Award

August 8th, 2016 | News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

London Construction Award 1Dura Grating Floor Riser Solutions have been shortlisted for a prestigious award at this year’s London Construction Awards which will take place as part of the London Build exhibition in October 2016.

The awards recognise achievements by those that have played a defining role in delivering exceptional quality, innovation and service; and in driving the London construction industry forwards.

Dura Composites has been shortlisted in the ‘Innovation of the Year – Materials’ category in recognition of its innovative Dura Grating Floor Riser Solutions which help mitigate the risk of construction personnel or debris falling from height in riser shafts – promoting a safer working environment and saving time and money.

London Construction Award 2Dura Composites has been a market-leader in the manufacture and supply of composite materials since 1996 and has spent the past 12 months developing a comprehensive set of Riser Flooring solutions which are suitable for all types of building construction and are ideal for both multi-storey residential and commercial developments.

The solutions available include Dura Grating panels teamed with a Cast in Permanent Shutter System (which is suitable for both reinforced concrete and metal framed buildings), as well as a Post Fix Channel Frame System which can be adapted for use both before and after the pouring of concrete.

Dura Grating Floor Riser Solutions are manufactured using advanced composite fibreglass technology and feature one of the highest degrees of slip resistance ever measured for a walking surface. The Dura Grating range includes Standard Moulded Grating, Mini Mesh Moulded Grating and Moulded Solid Top Grating, all of which provide immediate protection for riser voids. Dura Grating Floor Risers are lightweight, durable, corrosion resistant, easy to install and can be cut on site with no hot works permits required.

In London, we’re proud that the products have been used in a diverse range of challenging projects including the Athlete’s Village at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the highly acclaimed One The Elephant development, and we look forward to the awards ceremony in October.

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Dura Composites Continues its Worldwide Expansion with New French Marine Distributor, Metalu

August 1st, 2016 | News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

Metalu1Dura Composites is continuing its expansion into Europe with the appointment of a new exclusive French marine product distributor, Metalu. With over 40 years of technical and maritime experience, Metalu are experts in the design, manufacture and installation of marine systems, including fixed and floating pontoons, marinas, gangways and footbridges.

Metalu joins Dura Composites’ established network of exclusive distribution partners in Europe and the Middle East and will be focussed on developing new markets in France for Dura’s popular Dura Grating GRP grating and Ultra Deck composite timber decking products.

The French marine market (with over 800,000 registered boat parks), is one of the biggest and busiest in Europe and is known for its ability to move with the times. With a reputation for innovation, Dura Composites is ideally placed to work with Metalu to provide a wide range of cost effective and low maintenance composite alternatives to traditional materials which will stand the test of time in challenging marine environments.

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Commenting on the new agreement, Dura Composites’ Managing Director Stuart Burns said: “We are delighted to welcome Metalu on board as our exclusive French marine product distributor. They are an industry expert with a strong reputation and an established network of contacts and we are extremely confident that with Metalu representing us, France will prove to be a fertile market for growth for Dura Composites.”

Gilles Pelle, Metalu’s President added; “The quality and range of Dura Composites’ products are second to none and we are sure they will prove popular with our extensive network of customers. Our specialised engineering department is equipped with the latest design and calculation software, enabling us to design any type of dock system for any site configuration. What attracted us about Dura Composites products was their versatility and durability in a wide range of applications, as well as their attractive appearance. We look forward to driving new business with Dura Composites in the coming year”.

Dura Cladding Chosen by DBP Home Improvements for New Purpose Built Showroom in North Wales

July 13th, 2016 | News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

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Dura Cladding Type 200 in Teak gives a stunning result

Composite Timber Dura Cladding has been used to stunning effect at the new purpose built showroom of Welsh-based DBP Home Improvements on the Colomendy Industrial Estate in Denbigh.

The composite cladding in Type 200 Teak was selected on the basis of its low-maintenance properties and durability, and is designed to act as permanent display feature to complement the company’s range of UPVC and Aluminium home improvement products.

Since its launch in 2004, DBP Home Improvements has set the standard for quality across Wales and the border region, thanks to its specialist knowledge and expertise in the supply and installation of windows, doors, conservatories, fascias, gutters, rubber roofing and garage doors.

The Dura Cladding chosen for the front and side elevations of the building was supplied by International Timber through Jewson Denbigh, after a detailed consultation between the customer and Jewson identified it as the ideal material for the dramatic frontage. As a leader in its field, DBP were looking for an attractive, contemporary and lasting cladding solution which would help showcase its range of UPVC and Aluminium Windows, Doors, Rockdoors, Bi-Folding Doors, Conservatories and Guardian Warm Roof and Roofline, and that would stand the test of time.

Dura Composites’ composite timber cladding is produced by combining natural wood flour and high density polyethylene with specially selected additives and a suitable binding agent to create a composite material that looks just like natural wood but doesn’t ever require treating, painting or staining. It is ideal for battling the UK weather and offers a fantastic 25 year life cycle thanks to its durable nature and low maintenance requirements. Dura Cladding also offers excellent eco-friendly properties as the range is 100% Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified and is manufactured from up to 87% recycled materials, making it the ideal choice for DBP Home Improvements.

Speaking about the project, Garry W Jones & Sian Gough-Roberts, owners and directors of DBP Home Improvements said;

“We’re really excited to have moved into our new building. This new site will be of benefit to both us and our customers on a daily basis and we are particularly delighted with the exterior look of the building. Dura Cladding offered all the key things we were looking for in terms of durability, low-maintenance, and a great natural wood appearance that complements our product portfolio. We look forward to welcoming customers old and new and hearing what they have to say”.

Dura Cladding is available to purchase now through International Timber and selected Jewson branches. The products come in 5 designs and 7 attractive colours and appeal to builders, contractors and commercial property developers looking for an aesthetically pleasing, hard-wearing and low maintenance way to finish the exterior of both new and refurbished buildings.

For more information on DBP Home Improvements, please visit the website at http://www.dbphomeimprovements.com/ .

Dura Composites Steps Up to the Challenge for Stanley’s Heroes & Helps Raise Awareness of Muscular Dystrophy

July 6th, 2016 | News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

Stuart Burns, Director of Dura Composites with Stanley Newman and his dad Rob Newman

Stuart Burns, Director of Dura Composites with Stanley Newman and his dad Rob Newman

Leading Clacton-on Sea manufacturing business Dura Composites is holding series of summer events to raise money for a vital new car seat for local boy Stanley Newman who is affected by a rare form of Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD) a progressive muscle wasting disease.

Dura Composites is an award-winning supplier of composite flooring, cladding & structures which can be used to replace concrete, wood and steel in a variety of commercial and domestic applications. Headquartered in Clacton-on-Sea, the company first heard about Stanley’s condition through their daily postman, Stanley’s grandfather Derek.

Stanley was born in May 2012 after a normal pregnancy, weighing a healthy 7lb 10oz.  After turning one, Stanley’s strength started to regress & he became weaker, unable to stand, crawl or walk. After a difficult year of medical tests, eventually doctors diagnosed Stanley’s condition as a very rare form of Congenital Muscular Dystrophy or CMD, called LMNA-CMD. As with all types of Muscular Dystrophy, Stanley’s condition is a life limiting, progressive muscle wasting disease caused by a flaw in his genetic code, and there is currently no cure.

Stanley's Heroes 1To combat the condition Stanley requires daily physiotherapy, has a Bluetooth device inserted in his chest to monitor his heart, and gets most of his nutrition through a feeding tube. With regular medical appointments to attend at both Addenbrooke’s and Great Ormond Street hospitals, Stanley is in desperate need of an adjustable car seat, to help provide adequate support and minimise fatigue and discomfort on the long journeys.

Costing over £3000 pounds, the car seat is out of reach for Rob and Laura, Stanley’s parents, who are dedicated to helping raise awareness of Stanley’s condition and to helping raise funds towards critical medical research into Muscular Dystrophy.

To help support the family, Dura Composites is holding a series of summer BBQ events at their Telford Road HQ to help raise money towards a car seat for Stanley, and to help promote the valuable work of the charity Muscular Dystrophy UK.

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Stanley Newman and Family

Although Stanley’s particular strain of the disease is rare, around 70,000 people in the UK have a muscle-wasting condition, and the severity varies greatly between types of the condition and between individuals.

As well as the summer BBQ events, Dura Composites are also planning to hold a community raffle and are asking asking local businesses to join them in getting involved by donating raffle prizes.

Speaking about the Dura Composites fundraising, Stanley’s dad Rob Newman, a local firefighter in Clacton said; “”We are touched that Dura Composites chose to reach out & offer Stanley their help, they are a big business with a big heart””.

Stuart Burns, Director at Dura Composites added: “As a family run business which has been based in Clacton for over 20 years, it’s always been important to us to have a positive impact on the local community. We employ over 55 dedicated staff who are passionate about making a real difference to our customers and we are keen to harness this momentum to help make positive changes for Stanley and those affected by Muscular Dystrophy across the UK.”

 

To get involved by donating a prize for the raffle, please contact info@duracomposites.com or call 01255 432601.

To make a donation to Stanley’s Heroes please visit the JustGiving page at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Stanleys-Heroes

The Dura Composites Team with Stanley Newman and his family

The Dura Composites Team with Stanley Newman and his family

Dura Deck Low Maintenance Composite Decking Selected for Dramatic Viewing Platform at Sandown Ski Centre

June 23rd, 2016 | News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

Image1Dura Deck Composite Timber Decking has been selected for a dramatic viewing platform at the Sandown Ski Centre in Esher, Surrey. The composite decking in Type 225 Charcoal from Dura Composites was chosen by experienced landscaping contractor, The London Decking Company for their client the Sandown Ski Centre, in recognition of its eco-friendly properties, heavy duty performance and low maintenance requirements.

The Sandown Ski Centre caters for both beginners and experienced pros and is famed for its steep slope and excellent views of the surrounding countryside, including the ability to catch a glimpse of the horse racing on race days. The site has a number of different facilities including squash courts and a well-equipped gym offering general fitness programmes, personal training and a range of aerobic activities such as yoga and boxercise.

The London Decking Company was selected to carry out a number of projects at the site, including replacing the degraded existing timber terrace with a heavy duty, long lasting composite deck surrounded by steel balustrading, as well as constructing a new ski jump. The new composite Dura Deck comes with a 10 year warranty and has an expected design life of 25 years.

Dura Deck Type 225 Charcoal composite timber decking was chosen for the viewing terrace on the basis of its suitability for high traffic areas and for its excellent environmentally friendly properties.

Image2The Dura Deck composite timber decking range is available in 4 different designs and colours. As well as being ‘barefoot friendly’ and suitable for domestic use on terraces and balconies, Dura Deck is ideal for commercial businesses such as Hotels, Pubs, Holiday Parks and Theme Park walkways, where long term durability and safety are important factors.

Dura Deck is strong, durable and looks and feels just like natural wood. Its unique formula provides a longer lasting decking that is easy to install and requires minimal maintenance. The range is 100% Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC©) certified and is manufactured from up to 87% recycled materials making it the eco-friendly choice.

The Type 225 board used at the Sandown Ski Centre is available in Charcoal or Teak colours and has a grooved profile on one side and a smooth timber grain effect finish on the reverse, allowing the installer and end client to choose the best finish for their needs. To view a short timelapse video of how the deck transformation took place, please click here

Dura Deck is available to purchase now through our specialist distributor, International Timber, who has 4 major UK depots in Stirlingshire, Manchester, Gloucestershire and Essex, and stocks a huge range of Dura Deck products including our proprietary composite bearers, sub-surface fixings and end caps. To contact your nearest depot, click here

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A Skier takes to the dry slope at Sandown, Esher

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Dura Deck Type 225 in Charcoal in use on terrace

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The dramatic terrace overlooks the slope

Dura Composites Cements Distributor Partnership with 4KBM Qatar at Successful ‘Project Qatar’ Exhibition

May 16th, 2016 | News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

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Elias Karam, GM of 4K Building Materials Qatar

Leading Global Composite Timber manufacturer Dura Composites has further cemented its successful distributor partnership with 4K Building Materials Qatar at the country’s leading construction exhibition, Project Qatar.

Project Qatar 2016 took place between 9th and 12th May at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) and saw in excess of 35,000 visitors from 37 countries. The show was officially inaugurated by His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce, and has the aim of bringing together a large number of local, regional and international decision makers and industry professionals from across the construction industry.

4K DubaiKey exhibitor 4K Building Materials Qatar was established in in 2007 with a focus on large scale projects and the retail sector and now has a strong presence across the Middle East region, with operations in Qatar, UAE, Oman, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain.

The addition of the Dura Composites Wood Plastic Composites range to 4K’s portfolio allows the company to offer consultants and fit-out companies a high quality solution for both internal and external decking that is well-suited to the environmental conditions of the Middle East and has excellent UV stability and virtually no maintenance requirements.

4K Qatar3For Dura Composites, being present at Project Qatar in partnership with 4k has further bolstered the company’s strong presence in the region. Qatar has one of the world’s best economic and investment climates and was recently ranked first in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and 14th in the world in the Global Competitiveness Report issued la by the World Economic Forum.

Speaking about the Project Qatar exhibition and the burgeoning relationship with 4K, Paul Fletcher – Sales Manager for WPC & Global Distribution said; “It’s great to have participated in Project Qatar and to have seen the growing demand here for innovative construction materials and technologies such as our composite timber (WPC) cladding and decking. It’s clear that there is a high level of investment throughout Qatar and we are delighted to be working with such an experienced distributor as 4K to help meet the needs of the market. “

Elias F Karam, General Manager of 4K Building Materials Qatar also commented; “Project Qatar has once again proven itself as a valuable exhibition and we are looking forward to embarking on a range of exciting new projects as a result of the show. Qatar’s National Vision 2030 serves as a clear roadmap for Qatar’s future, and we feel that the inclusion of Dura Composites’ composite timber solutions to our portfolio means we are well-placed to deliver the high quality products and services that customers in Qatar have come to expect.”