Dura in the Premier League

March 30, 2012

We've always believed our products are in the Premier League - now the evidence is clear for all to see! Find out more in the clip below and look out for the full video next week.

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Mission accomplished for Dura at Ecobuild

March 23, 2012

Successfully exhibiting on two continents within the space of 10 days is no small feat, but that’s exactly what the team from Dura Composites has achieved this month and it makes me extremely proud.  Huge credit for our success at Ecobuild this week goes to Antony Theobald, Sales Advisor at Dura Composites.  His faultless planning and preparation and the…

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Dura is big news as curtain falls on Big 5

March 13, 2012

  It wasn't just our products in demand as Big 5 Saudi drew to a close today - Dura Composites has also been attracting international media attention. First we featured in a Big 5 round up piece on Middle East business website AMEinfo.com. Asked our opinion on the importance of green products in Saudi, you can read my…

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Dura considers Saudi distribution partners

March 12, 2012

Day three at Big 5 Saudi and more great reaction from senior procurement officers and general managers keen to better understand our innovative wood plastic composite decking, cladding and pergola products. The fact that our WPC technology is already used extensively in the Gulf, across Europe and in Australia seems to be giving the contractors and end clients we've met the…

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Big 5 starts with a bang for Dura team

March 11, 2012

  The first two days at Big 5 Saudi have proved to be a great success for the Dura Composites team. We were overwhelmed by the interest generated by our products on day one, with around 40 visitors showing serious interest. Day two has been just as interesting with a number of highly-influential contractors and specifiers from the Saudi region paying…

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Dura Composites heading off to Big 5 Saudi

March 7, 2012

Hi, I’m Stuart Burns, Managing Director at Dura Composites. I'll be sharing news and giving you my views on aspects of our industry and anything else important via this blog. Please do get in contact with me if you have any comments or just want to share your own thoughts on all matters GRP or WPC, and/or related to…

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Charities offered chance to get all decked out thanks to local company donation

February 25, 2012

Charities across Clacton are being offered the chance to make use of reusable building materials worth more than £2,000 thanks to an environmentally-friendly donation from local firm Dura Composites. The company – a global supplier of composite products for industry & leisure – wants to hear from any local charity that can suggest a worthy use for the Dura…

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Press Release – Exhibitors Being Urged to Stand up For Charity

February 20, 2012

Ecobuild exhibitors are being asked to ‘stand up for charity’ and donate reusable building materials from their stands to a worthy cause. Dura Composites has already pledged to donate all the wood composite decking from its 9m x 4m stand and is inviting charities local to its Clacton offices to propose suitable uses. Stuart Burns, CEO, Dura Composites said:…

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Press Release – Dura Composites Sets New Standards For Sustainability

February 20, 2012

Dura Composites, a leading manufacturer of wood composite products, will announce at Ecobuild (March 20-22) that it has secured Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) sustainability accreditation and established the sustainability credentials of its market-leading wood plastic composite (WPC) products such as Dura Deck. In the first of two initiatives Dura Composites has secured FSC chain of custody certification, guaranteeing…

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New Job Opportunity at Dura Composites – Assistant Accountant

February 14, 2012

Assistant Accountant Are you Positive, Enthusiastic and Accurate? Are you described as committed, practical and a great team player? Will you thrive on change as we adapt systems and processes to accommodate huge growth?? You’ll be responsible for helping develop the current set up and then maintain new systems that deliver class leading management information alongside the Management Accountant, Book…

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Dura Composites are Exhibiting at the Big 5 Construction Show in Saudi Mar 10-13

February 2, 2012

The Dura Composite team is looking forward to exhibiting at Big 5 Construction Show in Saudi Mar 10-13. We aim to establish a route to market for this territory through close relationships and by creating value for partners via our innovative range of composite building products. The preparation is well under way in the UK and also at our…

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Dura Composites Middle East Distributor in Dubai Extend Offices to Cope with Increasing Business

February 2, 2012

Dura Composites Middle East distributor in Dubai (www.duracomposites.ae) have just extended their offices to cope with the increasing business that the Dura Composites distributorship is winning. They have gone ‘in-house’ using Dura materials to create an incredible balcony structure with Dura Pergola and attractive floor decking with Dura Deck . Not only do they look great, but…

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Ten Reasons to Choose GRP Over Steel For Construction

January 28, 2012

Everyone knows and understands steel in the construction world – it’s been used for hundreds of years and was invented thousands of years ago. And now there’s a new kid on the block – glass reinforced plastic (GRP) GRP is well known in the boat-building, light aircraft and automotive industry. It’s lightweight, strong and non-corroding and can be moulded…

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Composite Decking: Low-Maintenance, High-Enjoyment Decks!

January 3, 2012

With a great many decking materials, one common factor when thinking about investing in a deck is the amount of maintenance required. With composite decking, made from recycled materials, the beauty of this low-maintenance deck is rivaled only by its even, smooth surface. Composite decking has been designed to withstand all of the stresses that are placed upon…

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New ‘Superstrong’ Composite Timber Decking a World’s First

December 9, 2011

A new heavy-duty composite timber decking that could transform public walkways has been launched by Dura Composites. The new decking product, Dura Deck 225 HD (Heavy Duty), is stronger than anything else on the market, with a unique below surface high capacity fixing system. So it’s quicker to lay, safer to walk on, withstands greater loads and lasts…

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Dura Composites are visited by Lord at Big 5 Exhibition in Dubai

November 23, 2011

UK Minister Lord Marland takes time out of his busy UAE visit schedule to speak with Dura Composites management team at the major Construction Exhibition held in Dubai called the Big 5. The meeting at the stand was organized by UKTI and is a practical demonstration of the UK government’s support for UK businesses abroad.

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Dura Slab Has British Safety Standards Appoval

October 26, 2011

Dura Slab BS EN124 Approved Dura Slab is BS EN 124 approved. This European standard applies to gully tops and manhole tops for vehicular and pedestrian areas. In order to reach this approval a Dura Slab panel of 74mm thickness and 1280mm span was subjected to a load equivalent to two thirds of the Class B test load, 83.3kN, and…

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New Job Opportunity – Fork Lift Driver

October 11, 2011

Responsible for accurate storing and picking of fragile palletised stock. Must relish the challenge of working in confined spaces and planning ahead to minimise movements. Will need to be able to turn hand to other works including cutting panels to size and/or fabricating structures according to shop drawings. This job requires applicants to lifts heavy panels. Required Previous job references…

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New Job Opportunity – Warehouse Crew

October 11, 2011

Responsible for cutting panels to size and/or fabricating structures according to shop drawings. Will involve use of forklift truck to store and pick stock. This job requires applicants to lifts heavy panels throughout the working day. Required Previous job references Lives locally DIY skills Ideal Valid Counterbalance Forklift Truck license Carpentry experience Fabrication experience working from CAD drawings Contact Information…

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