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Addressing the skills shortage: Avantek Machinery takes the lead

Addressing the skills shortage: Avantek Machinery takes the lead

It’s a common theme throughout the industry – there just aren’t enough young people learning a skilled trade, which will have a major impact on us all in years to come. Recruitment is already difficult and employment costs are rising across the sector. Innovative...
Avantek appoints Bishop as new MD

Avantek appoints Bishop as new MD

Avantek Machinery has announced that Nigel Bishop has been promoted to Managing Director, assuming full responsibility for the day-to-day operation and strategic direction of the company. Nigel has been with Avantek as Sales Director since early 2016, and has made a...
Avantek unveils UK’s first machinery showroom

Avantek unveils UK’s first machinery showroom

Avantek Machinery has unveiled the country’s first comprehensive working machinery showroom, giving customers the opportunity to see potential purchases in action before committing to buy. The showroom was revealed as part of the Grand Opening of Liniar House, an...
Avantek moves towards even better customer service

Avantek moves towards even better customer service

Avantek Machinery is continuing its programme of growth by moving operations to bigger and better premises, with additional room to expand further still in the future. Formerly based in Riddings, Derbyshire, with an office in Bolton, Avantek has now relocated all...
Fabricator benefits as brands band together

Fabricator benefits as brands band together

When the Flamstead Group, owners of HL Plastics, purchased Wegoma GB back in 2014, many industry eyebrows were raised. How would a well-established uPVC systems house such as Liniar integrate well with a machinery company? Fast forward three years – with a name change...

Avantek all set for FIT Show 2017

The FIT Show makes it NEC debut in May and Avantek Machinery will once again be in attendance at the window industry’s biggest event of the year. “The show gives us the opportunity to have a range of machinery to show visitors,” says Avantek Sales...
BSW Systems grows with Avantek Machinery

BSW Systems grows with Avantek Machinery

Considerable investment and reorganisation over the last two years has helped a Peterborough firm become one of the UK’s leading fabricators – with the help of the biggest conservatory roof Liniar has ever produced. Specialising in supplying to the trade, BSW Systems...
FIT Show success for Avantek

FIT Show success for Avantek

Nigel Bishop, Avantek’s National Sales Manager: “I don’t really know where to start – I’m still catching my breath after a frantic and incredibly successful show! “There was an obvious increase in visitors since the last event with more fabricators...
Iron man challenge for homeless charity

Iron man challenge for homeless charity

A chance visit to the doctor 18 months ago has transformed Dave Phillips from couch potato to fitness fanatic, training intensely to compete in the Ironman European Championship in July to raise money for a Rugby homeless charity. Dave, Technical Director at Avantek...