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06/05/16 Roperhurst Away Day 2016 - Golf Challenge

In 2013 Martin Whiteley won our day out karting.  Annoyingly he did the same thing in 2014.  So this year, a different challenge...

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24/03/16 Happy 40th Birthday

Roperhurst's 40th Birthday spongeOn 26th March 1976 Roperhurst commenced trading from Collingdon Road in Cardiff, in a formal industrial area now redeveloped as Cardiff Bay. 

Forty years on, and Roperhurst is one of the UK's leading bespoke plastic fabricators and plastic ductwork installers.

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19/03/16 Only one week until our 40th birthday...

...and to thank our staff and customers for their hard work and loyalty, we took out a banner at the Principality Stadium today.

"Roperhurst - Celebrating 40 Years:  Our thanks to customers and staff" was shown on the middle tier of adverts during Wales v Italy to an audience of 74,000 live in the stadium and millions worldwide.

We're particularly grateful to Liam Williams, Jamie Roberts and George North who all contrived to score tries whilst our ad was fully visible on TV!

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16/02/16 Roperhurst completes scrubber installation in Virginia

Our team of specialist installers recently completed the installation of a PVC/GRP fume scrubber and associated pipework at a surface coating plant in Virginia, USA.

The scrubber, originally built by Roperhurst more than 15 years ago, was stripped down and transferred from a mainland European site to the Virginia plant following a restructuring of capacity, and then reassembled by Roperhurst.

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08/12/15 Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Our reception area looks very festive as we celebrate our first Christmas in our new building.

We look forward to 2016, which will be a special year for us as we celebrate our 40th birthday.

Thanks to all our customers and suppliers for your business through 2015, and our staff for all their efforts this year, and we look forward to more of the same next year.

We are closed for Christmas at the end of Wednesday 23rd December and reopen at 8:00 on Tuesday 5th January.

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01/09/15 Four senior staff complete IOSH Managing Safely

Four of Roperhurst's management team have completed the coveted IOSH Managing Safely qualification.

Bob Lane, Angel Ramos,  Martin Whiteley and Phillipe de Wilde all completed the eight modules of the course, passed the exam and submitted a risk assessment-based project.

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28/07/15 Roperhurst invests in 4m butt fusion machine

Roperhurst has taken delivery of the latest stage in its investment programme with the acquisition from INGENIA of a 4050mm wide butt fusion machine. 

This investment follows the move at the start of the year into larger premises and the recruitment of three additional members of staff.

 
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29/05/15 Roperhurst's first-ever employee retires after nearly 40 years of service

On 29th May 2015 we wished Doug Stoneham farewell in his retirement.  Doug was Roperhurst's first employee in 1976, and after nearly 40 years of plastic fabrication 70 year old Doug felt that he had "done his bit".

Doug started in our Cardiff factory in 1976, and relocated with Roperhurst to Barry in 1993.

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21/05/15 Roperhurst completes another PPs laboratory extract ductwork system

Roperhurst has completed a major installation of fire retardent polypropylene (PPs) ductwork into Swansea University's new bay campus.

Drawing on nearly 40 years of experience in plastic fabrication and ductwork installation, Roperhurst fabricated bespoke plastic ductwork sections to install alongside circular PPs duct and fittings

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27/02/15 Six welders complete E-CTFE certification to EN13067

Six of Roperhurst's employees have completed certification under EN13067 for welding with E-CTFE (also know as "halar").  Three of our staff completed the testing for hot gas welding, and a further three completed hot gas welding and additional testing for extrusion welding.

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