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Duraweld Takes Part in £19m Macmillan Fundraiser

logoThroughout the day tea, coffee and homemade cakes were available for sale in the Duraweld canteen as part of the World Biggest Coffee Morning by Macmillan Cancer Support.

In total, the annual event looks to have raised around £19m, with Duraweld contributing £132. Macmillan will use the money to support the 2.5 million people in the UK currently affected by Cancer.

30th September, 2016 at 8:57 pm | News | No comment

Retail Signage Options Available from Duraweld

Duraweld offers a range of four substrates to retail customers for their display signage, point of sale and directional signage. We can take your digital artwork files as pdf or prepare your artwork in-house for a small fee. And the maximum thickness we can print is 48mm – so the possibilities are endless!

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13th July, 2016 at 7:22 pm | Blog, News | No comment

Summer 2016 Duraweld Newsletter

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20th June, 2016 at 10:58 am | News | No comment

Running to send aid to Equador

Hannah TrainingOn the 16th April a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit the coast of Ecuador, a disaster which has taken at least 650 lives in that country and done enormous damage to its infrastructure. This is a country which, although developing, still had an estimated 35% of the population living in poverty before the disaster hit.

 

The Duraweld Management team were in Ecuador in March on business, and our representatives in Santo Domingo are okay, but are working hard to help their communities cope, and begin to recover.

 

Duraweld’s team in Scarborough and Nottingham have raised large donations of clothes, nappies & other essentials to send to them, but the shipping company would only ship them at cost.  So we needed to raise around £500. To raise the money needed, company director, Hannah Senior ran her first ever 10k race on May 15th, aiming to achieve it in under an hour, in return for sponsorship from her colleagues, family and friends.

 

Hannah completed the run in 58mins 47seconds, despite jet lag from a trip to the States the day before. Hannah claims, “I finished in my target time, despite having got back from America just 24 hours before, and the race being at about 4.00am according to my body clock.  Apparently the winner did it in 35 minutes, and obviously the only reason I didn’t beat him was jet lag.” There’s always next year Hannah!

 

The shipment fund currently stands at £450 – with just another £50 needed to meet the target and send the shipment to Equador. There is still time to donate at: https://www.gofundme.com/runningforecuador.

 

 

 

 

20th May, 2016 at 10:34 am | Blog, News | No comment

Want to print in white….? On coloured material….?

Well now you can! Thanks to a recent investment, here at Duraweld  is now offering customers the facility to digitally print onto any coloured media – rigid or flexible – thanks to our brand new Océ Arizona 480 GT flatbed digital printer.

  Logo contains white? – no problem!

 Want to print a photo on coloured polypropylene? – easy!

 Want personalised short-run ring binders? – simple!

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5th May, 2016 at 12:23 pm | Blog, News | No comment

Duraweld invests to meet print industry demands

 

HSV50-20_webPresentation Stationery and packaging manufacturer Duraweld this week invested in an in-line machine for their paper-over-board line. The £80,000 extension more than doubles the volume the company can manufacture whist maintaining competitive pricing. The company has chosen a Heliomat to compliment their existing CMC kit.

 

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18th March, 2016 at 12:21 pm | News | No comment

Everything You’ll Ever Need To Know About Ring Binders

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Ring binders are wonderfully simple pieces of stationery, so you might not think there’s all that much to say about them, but if you’re responsible for making a big order of ring binders you’ll want to know why 2 rings might be more suitable than 3, or why you should be storing your binders at the right temperature.  So, we’ve put together a comprehensive post on everything you need to know about ring binders.  There’s also a lot of information in our resource centre, which goes into even more depth.  (more…)

11th March, 2016 at 11:00 am | Blog, News | No comment

Introducing ….

Tennant VariPack DuraweldThe more observant amongst you will have noticed the addition of a new logo onto our website. Well – it’s been going on for a while now – but we’ve created an alliance with Tennant Varipack in Nottingham. And I think we know them well enough now to introduce you….

 

 

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1st February, 2016 at 10:20 am | Blog, News | No comment

Top Tips for an Effective Conference Season

Most B2B companies exhibit at least one or two trade events each year; it just makes sense.  But do they maximise the effectiveness of these events every time?  These tips will help you to make the most of your events calendar.

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11th July, 2015 at 11:42 am | Blog, News | No comment

Summertime food – what’s on the menu?

As the sunniest spring on record, develops into a promising summer, our minds turn to lazy days and alfresco dining. There are few pleasures in life which measure up to sitting outside in the UK’s temperate climate and enjoying someone else cooking a meal for you.

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27th May, 2015 at 9:21 am | News, Stationery Sage | No comment

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