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Our CNC cutting/routing machines are capable of cutting and machining many materials

Panel Manufacturing – A Material World

The extensive capabilities of our 3 and 5 axis CNC equipment means that we are able to provide more accurate and complex patterns and shapes in materials than ever before.  The range of materials that we are able to work with is also more diverse and can include HDPE plastics, solid grade laminates and also […]

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Thermhex can reduce weight and emissions in marine vessels, large and small

Plain Sailing with Thermhex

Here Panel Systems looks at how Thermhex can reduce weight and emissions in marine vessels, large and small. “Shipping currently accounts for 2-3% of global greenhouse gas emissions, but according to research conducted by the United Nations in 2014, increasing trade could up the sector’s carbon footprint by as much as 250% by 2050. In […]

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Styroloft is manufactured from birch plywood, which is bonded to both faces of Styrofoam

Insulate to Keep the Cold out This Winter

With winter just around the corner, most homeowners will turn up the heating, however if the house isn’t properly insulated, this could be a huge waste of energy and money. In winter, the air surrounding a home and the foundations on which it stands are always at a much lower temperature than the building so, […]

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Revostage®, provides an ideal, temporary stage for any festive event

Take To the Stage This Festive Season

The adverts have gone live, the light switch-ons are taking place and the songs are playing throughout the shopping malls – the countdown to Christmas has begun. With it comes a variety of seasonal events and festivities to get people across the country feeling ‘in the spirit of things’. From Christmas parties to school pantomimes, […]

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Panel Systems invests in own fleet

Panel Systems Hits the Road with Latest Investment

Panel Systems has invested in its own fleet of commercial vehicles, as part of its ongoing commitment to customers. The investment in two new trucks and a drawbar, which totals £200,000, means that Panel Systems will now be able to manage its own deliveries in-house from its dedicated transport division, located at Waleswood near Sheffield. […]

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Creepy Craftfoam Creations to Try This Halloween using Craftfoam

Creepy Craftfoam Creations to Try This Halloween

The spooky season is upon us and people up and down the country are getting ready to welcome trick or treaters or preparing to host a party in celebration. To help you get into the spirit and turn your home into a house of horrors, we’ve been pulling together few ideas on what creepy creations […]

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Thermhex is suitable for a range of applications including automotive, truck bodies, the marine industry, OEM, industrial equipment and leisure vehicles

Panel Systems Reports Increasing Demand for Weight Saving Panel

Panel Systems has seen an increase in demand from the commercial vehicle market for Thermhex, the innovative polypropylene honeycomb core material, for applications where weight is an issue. Thermhex is over 80% lighter than a like-for-like thickness of plywood, yet is extremely strong and rigid, all properties that make it appealing to the leisure and […]

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Craftfoam competition

Win £100 Worth of Craftfoam!

We’re giving one lucky follower the chance to WIN £100 WORTH OF CRAFTFOAM! Popular with crafters as it can be easily cut, shaped, moulded and modelled, Craftfoam is perfect for arts and crafts projects that require a strong, rigid and versatile material. Craftfoam is also great for use in modelling and Cosplay costume creation, as […]

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Trespa external cladding is ideal for schools

Trespa for Schools

The £50m Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has recently announced the suppliers on its framework agreement, which is set to kickstart the design and build of a number of new schools, academies and educational facilities. With the trend towards colourful facades for education buildings, there is a predicted increase in demand for Trespa® Meteon® […]

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ThermHex is popular with OEMs

A Lighter Way to Build with Thermhex

In many industries, but particularly commercial vehicles and caravans, there is a need to take weight out of panels in order to improve vehicle efficiency and reduce emissions. Lighter vehicles obviously use less fuel and the search is therefore on for materials that are light in weight but equally as strong or stronger than traditional […]

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