When Redland needed to replace its manufacturing pallets for the Pantile product, it took the opportunity to make some important improvements.
The Fenland Pantile more closely imitates single clay pantiles by introducing a significantly thinner leading edge, effectively 7mm thinner than its previous incarnation.
At the same time, new production facilities allowed Redland to revise its packaging – introducing a new stacking system and secure spin-wrapped packaging in order to minimise damage in transit.
Fenland Pantiles are available in a range of seven colours with the most recent addition being a Black colour developed in response to the very specific requirements of East Anglia.
Building futures for veterans
Can former service personnel help plug the construction skills gap? Total Contractor met up with three finalists from the recent BMI Redland and Icopal Apprentice of the Year competition – all ex-armed forces – to find out.
A soldier’s story
RCI visited a school roof in Somerset to catch up with former serviceman Tom Thompson, Highly Commended in this year’s BMI Redland’s Apprentice of the Year competition.
A true Dutch masterpiece with BMI Redland’s Hollander Clay Pantile
BMI UK & Ireland is setting new standards in interlocking profiled clay tiles with the introduction of the BMI Redland Hollander Clay Pantile.