Steel and aluminium glazing supplier Wrightstyle is this month celebrating its twentieth anniversary.
Over the past two decades, the company has developed an extensive range of internal and external glazing systems for curtain walling, doors and screens. Its systems are most commonly specified to protect building’s against fire, providing up to 120 minutes of insulation and integrity.
However, in recent years Wrightstyle systems are becoming increasingly popular for their resilience against bomb attacks, having successfully been subjected to live testing against 500kg of explore detonation.
In 2007, Wrightstyle went from being a stock supplier into manufacturing, creating its own fabrication unit and recruiting fabricators and welders. By 2010, the company established a fully project-managed installation service and, in 2012, expanded into an additional production unit.
Wrightstyle systems are certified in Europe, the USA, Hong Kong, mainland China and Singapore. In the UK, the company is CHAS accredited and certified to BSI ISO.
Wrightstyle is currently working on a landmark project in east London, transforming the media centre of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games into a new hub for entrepreneurship and learning. The company also worked on the main stadium and the adjacent ArcelorMittal Orbit.
Other notable projects include the Athens Olympics and a major bomb-proofing project in Doha before the 2016 Qatar Asian Games. The company has also provided its bomb-resistant screens and roof glazing for a major data hub for HSBC in Hong Kong.
Wrightstyle has also supplied its products to a number of transport projects, including the Dubai metro, London’s King’s Cross station and the refurbishment of both of Cardiff’s stations. It has also supplied to education and healthcare projects, including schools in England and Wales, Malta University and healthcare facilities in Hong Kong.
Tim Kempster, Wrightstyle’s managing director, commented: “We have also been committed to research and development to ensure that we keep pushing boundaries – to keep pace with the design demands of architects and specifiers.
For example, we were the first company to design and market an unlatched fire resistant door system – a hugely innovative system that designers had been asking for, and which are now in place in educational, commercial and healthcare facilities.”
Wrightstyle has recently been appointed by leading Italian system designer Secco System as a fabricator and supplier of its systems in the UK. It is currently working on a number o major commercial and regenerative projects with Secco Sestemi systems.
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