The team at Dura Composites are excited by the roll out of 100% FSC as standard

October 29, 2012

You may have heard, earlier this year, that we were confirmed as the world’s first timber composite supplier to become FSC ® 100% certified, establishing our position as a global pioneer in the industry. Well, the first pallets have arrived and we are so excited that we can help our customers demonstrate a commitment to the environment. We…

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MCProducts becomes approved installer

September 6, 2012

MCProducts, part of the MCP Marine Group, has visited the Dura Composites headquarters in Clacton today to learn more about our innovative range of marine decking products. Alongside a product presentation, tour around the facility and an introduction to our team, delegates from MCProducts successfully completed the Dura Composites installation training to become ‘Approved Installers’. MCProducts…

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Dura Composites Celebrates Arnold Laver Deal

August 17, 2012

The great news from Dura Composites today is that we can confirm a major distribution deal with national timber importer and merchant Arnold Laver. The company's Group Hardwood Buyer, Peter James (pictured centre) and Senior Sales Executive, Chris Rose (pictured right)  joined me (pictured left) at our UK HQ earlier this week to put the finishing touches to our deal.…

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FSC ® world first for team at Dura Composites

July 23, 2012

Dura Composites has been confirmed as the world’s first timber composite supplier to become FSC ® 100% certified - further enhancing our sustainability credentials. We already knew we were the first UK supplier to achieve certification, but this just underlines our position as a global pioneer in the world of timber composite. FSC ® 100% chain of custody certification…

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Dura Cladding set for TV appearance

July 20, 2012

Our timber composite product Dura Cladding could soon be seen on TV screens across the country after being used in the construction of an eco-friendly dream home being filmed for the new series of a popular national lifestyle programme. We can't say which programme it is yet, but watch this space and we'll let you know more as…

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Dura Cladding adding value at Lanswoodpark

July 17, 2012

We’ve teamed up with fellow Essex firm Lanswood Ltd to help build Lanswoodpark – the perfect example of a truly sustainable business park. Our 87% recycled timber composite product Dura Cladding is a main feature of the project, which has recently reached phase one completion in the shape of a two-storey office development at Elmstead Market, near Colchester.…

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Dura grows with Australian acquisition

June 25, 2012

Our footprint in the fast-growing Australasian market is a good few sizes bigger this morning thanks to the acquisition of Melbourne-based business Composite Engineering (CE) by our Perth-based distributor Dura Composites Australasia (DCA). Established eight years ago, CE is a highly-respected supplier of a wide range of fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) composite products and will fit very well with…

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Dura Deck nursery donation – new video

June 15, 2012

Regular readers of this blog will remember a previous entry a few weeks ago telling you how we'd installed a donation of our Dura Deck product at a local nursery. The donation has been much appreciated by all at St Clare's Day Nursery in our home town of Clacton. You can find out more about why…

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