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Filplastic to rebrand as FIL

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LEADING racking and storage specialist, Filplastic, has undergone the first major rebrand in its 25-year history. The company, based near Howden in East Yorkshire, has changed its name to Fil to reflect the vastly expanded product and service range it has brought to market since launching in the 1990s. Along with the name change, the company has updated its visual presence to match, with a bold new corporate colour scheme of mint green and blue. The new branding has been designed to pay homage to the company’s roots, while at the same time, setting Fil up for future years of..  - Read More

West Building Supplies teams up with Filplastic

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West Building Supplies has announced it has expanded outside its native Bridlington for the first time with help from Filplastic UK. The business, which has three depots in Bridlington, launched a new, purpose built-branch in Scarborough earlier this month. The move is said to make West Building Supplies one of Yorkshire’s largest independent builders’ merchants. Oliver West, Director of West Building Supplies, said the new branch was strategically positioned on the outskirts of the town, enabling the company to maximise opportunities in Scarborough and along the A64 corridor. The branch, which sits on a 1.34 acre site on Thornburgh Road,..  - Read More

Filplastic helps PC Building Supplies turn vision into reality

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Filplastic has helped a Hampshire builders’ merchant turn its vision of a new depot into reality with a £70,000 contract. The Yorkshire-based racking specialist helped PC Building Supplies design and create a bespoke base as the new flagship building at the front of Hardley industrial estate. The merchant moved from a 1.1-acre site in the centre of Hythe to a 2.5-acre plot on Hardley Industrial Estate where it has extended its operations to include a shop and trade counter, showroom, warehouse and yard. Filplastic worked with the merchant to design the layout and interior of the new site, as well..  - Read More

Christmas Opening Hours 2018

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Our offices and warehouse will close for Christmas at 4pm Friday 21st December and we will be re-opening at 8am on Wednesday 2nd January.   Deliveries placed between Thursday 20th and Friday 21st will still be despatched before we break off for Christmas but delivery may be delayed due to the working hours of our couriers over Christmas.   Deliveries placed after December 21st will be processed and sent out when the office and warehouse reopens on Jan 2nd. We apologise for the inconvenience.    - Read More

Filplastic appoint new North West Business Development Manager

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Filplastic’s new Business Development Manager will enable the company to focus on its North West customers. The Yorkshire-based commercial storage and display solutions company has recruited Kerri Shepherd, who brings nearly 20 years of experience in shelving and racking industry to the role, to cover the region. Her patch extends from Shrewsbury and Telford in the south to Preston, Blackburn and Burnley in the north, and west into Wales. According to Managing Director Paul Taylor, North Wales and the North West has historically been one of the company’s most productive patches, but in recent years the company has not been..  - Read More

15 year old Wire Storage Baskets still going strong!

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Filplastic has received images of our wire storage basket range ‘Filplastic Baskets’ still in use by one of our customers.  From a distance, you may be mistaken that these are brand new but the baskets were sold in June 2003, making them 15 years’ old! Whilst there’s obvious wear and tear to the baskets after 15 years of use, the vast majority of the baskets are still in excellent condition and fit for purpose. The images below are of the C2DS range. In this instance, the baskets have been used for storing building plastics in a warehouse. Whilst some might..  - Read More

Filplastic retain IIP accreditation until 2021

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Filplastic is delighted to announce that we have successfully retained Investors in People (IIP) accreditation until 2021. IIP are a Community Interest Company, who lead the drive for better leadership and better workplaces. Having started out as a UK Government project, IIP is now an independent, not-for-profit company that helps thousands of organisations to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results. Alison Taylor, Personnel Director for Filplastic commented “This is such an important accolade and reflects what a fantastic team we have at Filplastic.”   - Read More

JTD gets Filpastic helping hand

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Racking specialist, Filplastic has delivered a £75k contract to help growing merchant, JTD Building Supplies establishing a new base. JTD moved from its original location in Meltham near Huddersfield to Brockholes near Homfirth in July this year, after extensive design and fit out work carried out by Filplastic. The regional business saw off competition to win the contract in a competitive tendering process. Filplastic designed and fitted out the trade counter, shop warehouse and yard, supplying display plinths and shelving, and pallet, cantilever and pigeon hole racking as part of the contract. JTD Building Supplies was established in 2011 in..  - Read More

Transform your shed!

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Transform your shed! Note: Prices may have changed since post was published You often see Blogs and Pinterest posts utilising creative ideas to declutter and enhance your shed storage options. Whilst there are some absolutely fantastic ideas out there, sometimes you just don’t have the time and resources to utilise these projects fully. Therefore, we set up a quick task to see if we could transform this shed... The shed in its original state (see image below) is probably a familiar site across the country… Cardboard boxes used to ‘store’ small parts (including paint brushes, screws, and spare plug sockets..  - Read More