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Senior and ALFED raise awareness of aluminium industries

  • 30 Mar 2016

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Fenestration designer and manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems and the Aluminium Federation (ALFED) host visit from Don Valley MP Caroline Flint to highlight issues facing the aluminium sector including energy efficiency targets, overseas competition and skill shortages. 

Visit and tour of Denaby facility

1-Caroline Flint MP visits Senior's factory

left to right – Councillor Nigel Ball, Shaun O’Brien (director, Coalfields Regeneration Trust), Peter McNestry MBE (chair, Coalfields Regeneration Trust), Jonny Greenstreet (business relationship manager, Senior Architectural Systems), Mark Wadsworth (managing director, Senior Architectural Systems), Mark Wheatley (technical director, Senior Architectural Systems), Caroline Flint MP, Ian Oliver (marketing & communications manager, ALFED) and Mark Burton (production manager (Senior Architectural Systems).

The briefing at Senior’s factory enabled Ms Flint to discover more about the innovations and investments into the UK manufacturing.

Senior Architectural Systems are the UK’s largest privately owned supplier of complete glazing solutions to the construction industry.

Senior was joined by Peter McNestry MBE, chairman of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, to highlight the support for local companies, to helping to bring back industry and employment opportunities in the former mining communities.

Senior energy saving initiatives

  • installation of a waste reducing powder coating line
  • new biomass boiler which generates enough energy to provide free heating throughout the factory
  • new PURe® range of aluminium windows with polyurethane thermal barrier that gives ultra-low U values  

Mark Wadsworth, Senior Architectural Systems managing director: “Although we operate on a national level, we are extremely proud of our South Yorkshire roots.  This is an area that has a rich heritage of manufacturing and we are always delighted to fly the flag for the local business community and the wider industry.  Attracting, nurturing and retaining a local labour force is a key strategy to our future growth, as is our commitment to developing new products and manufacturing processes that are truly sustainable.”

For more information about Senior, visit www.seniorarchitectural.co.uk

Contact:

Senior Architectural Systems,
Eland Road,
Denaby Main,
Doncaster,
United Kingdom,
DN12 4HA

Phone: 01709 772600
Fax: 01709 772601

Visit the Senior Architectural Systems website

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