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May 2016

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Striking Sheffield Office Features Anodised Aluminium Panels

Panel Systems has recently supplied aluminium faced glazing panels for the new 3 St Pauls Place office development in Sheffield. The 10 storey building, which offers spectacular views over the Peace Gardens in Sheffield, features Aluglaze panels in two anodised colours: Bronze and Blue-Grey. In total, Panel Systems supplied over 1,100m2 of insulated panels, with […]

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The Lighter Option for Vehicle Bodies

For many years now, commercial vehicle and caravan manufacturers have been looking at the different ways in which they can reduce the weight, whilst retaining the rigidity and safety of vehicles. Reducing weight is one of the best ways to increase miles per gallon (MPG) leading to better fuel economy. In fact, research has shown […]

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University laboratory refurbishment with Trespa Top Lab

University laboratory refurbishment with Trespa Top Lab

Panel Systems has recently supplied Trespa Top Lab for a university laboratory in the North East of England. The leading panel fabricator supplied 700m2 of Trespa Top Lab, which it machined, routed grooves for sink drainers, cut to size and supplied to meet installation deadlines. The university was undertaking a refurbishment of its facilities to […]

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New sizes for Styroclad Eco

New sizes mean better handling for Styroclad Eco

Styroclad eco, the weather resistant panel that is designed to insulate an upstand or parapet in new or refurbished roofing applications, is now available in a new 4ft x 2ft size to make it even easier to handle. Manufacturer Panel Systems released the new panel sizes in response to demand from contractors and, as a […]

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Five tips for using Craftfoam to make your own stage props

Five tips for using Craftfoam to make your own stage props

  Finding stage props that are affordable with the right design can be a challenge so often it’s easier to make your own. Craftfoam can be used to create spectacular props, from castles to pirate ships and medieval columns to huge brick walls, the possibilities are endless. It is a popular choice for creating stage […]

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Energy efficient insulated panel in demand for conservatories and extensions

Energy efficient insulated panel in demand

Panel Systems, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of insulated panels, has reported a major increase in demand for Styrofloor, a high performance insulation solution for enhancing the energy efficiency of conservatories and extensions. Styrofloor is an easy-to-fit insulated flooring panel that is suitable for use in new build and refurbishment projects. This innovative flooring […]

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Considerations when choosing laboratory work surfaces

Keeping medical and educational laboratories up to date is essential to attract the right calibre of students and staff to an institution such as a university or a research laboratory. Laboratories are continually being upgraded and refurbished to keep up with advances in technology, especially in universities to keep them ahead of the game. Here […]

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Considerations for changing rooms in leisure facilities, gyms and stadia1

Considerations for changing rooms in leisure facilities, gyms and stadiumsPanel Systems lockers

In busy leisure facilities, gyms and stadiums it is important that cubicles and lockers are manufactured from high quality material that will withstand heavy use. Replacing them can be expensive, so here are some important considerations to make when refurbishing changing room facilities. Changing rooms need to be suitable for people of all ages, from […]

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Andrew wins big in Styroloft competition

Andrew wins big in Styroloft competition

The lucky winner of Styroloft boards worth £200 was Andrew Myerscough from Blackburn. Andrew entered a competition run by leading insulated panel manufacturer Panel Systems to win Styroloft boards and was picked at random from over 100 people who entered. Styroloft boards are made from birch plywood that is bonded to a face of Styrofoam […]

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