Members' News

26
Aug

Fastest ever Elise launched

To mark the 50th anniversary of the company’s famous Hethel home, Lotus has revealed the latest addition to its collection: the exclusive Elise 250 Special Edition. The new Lotus Elise 250 Special Edition offers an outstanding combination of performance and panache, with a supercharged 243 hp engine, a 0-60mph time of 3.9 seconds, and a unique, hand-finished interior. Tipping the scales

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10
Aug

Fleetwood Max

A winning team of products from Senior Architectural Systems, including the new thermally efficient PURe aluminium window system and  SF52 aluminium curtain walling, has been installeas  part of the ambitious redevelopment of the training ground at Fleetwood Town FC in Lancashire. The club’s new training complex at Poolfoot Farm comprises new grass pitches and a pavilion style

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2
Aug

JLR - The Circular Economy car company

Britain’s largest automotive manufacturer, ALFED member Jaguar Land Rover is now using up to 50% recycled aluminium in new cars as a result of REALCAR, a project that is bringing significant benefits to JLR and its suppliers. One of the partners in the REALCAR project, Innovate UK, has produced a set of four videos: REALCAR video 1: Manufacturing environmentally friendly cars REALCAR

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28
Jul

Fastest Elise unveiled

The latest race car from ALFED member Lotus, the new Elise Race 250 distils the famous company’s engineering expertise into one hardcore, track-orientated package. Eligible for many race series around the world, the Elise Race 250 boasts 243 hp (246 PS) at 7200 rpm and an impressive 250 Nm of torque between 3500 rpm and 5500 rpm. At the core of the new car lies the company’s famous

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25
Jul

Fan-tastic extrusions from Sapa

Sapa Profiles UK recently collaborated with Star Events to create the structure for the one-of-a-kind Hyundai FanDome, home to the innovative Football Heaven screening event for Euro 2016 at Kings Cross, London.   The FanDome screened every game of the football championship and gave fans the opportunity to enjoy the games via a world-first reactive, 360-degree, audio-visual experience.

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13
Jul

Olympic success for Powdertech

The 2012 London Olympic village and stadium is currently undergoing a transformation to become the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. With the majority of the site under public ownership, there are important requirements for sustainable development and realistic budgets. Powdertech Corby has recently demonstrated that it can meet these constraints. Car park aluminium screening panels, designed as a

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29
Jun

Sapa helps Kestrel to fly

          Leading extruder Sapa Profiles UK has strengthened its relationship with fenestration industry supplier Kestrel Aluminium Systems. All Kestrel products use aluminium extrusions from Sapa Profiles and today Sapa supplies Kestrel with approximately 500 tonnes of aluminium each year. Kestrel Aluminium Systems managing director, Steven Shute, said:

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22
Jun

Aluminium windows give new London resi-tower a capital view!

As well as offering its residents some of the most spectacular views across London, the energy-efficient windows of the latest phase of the Pavilions development in Tottenham Hale also provide some of the lowest U-values available thanks to the use of Senior Architectural Systems' new PURe system. The windows are the first on the UK market to benefit from an enhanced thermal barrier

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