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Thursday 13 May, 2021

Vulcan Industries

Orca Doors update

RNS Number : 4167Y
Vulcan Industries PLC
13 May 2021
 

13 May 2021

 

Vulcan Industries plc

("Vulcan" or the "Company")

 

Contract Win and Update

 

Vulcan Industries (AQSE: VULC) is pleased to announce new contract wins for Orca Doors.

 

Orca Doors Limited ("Orca Doors"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Vulcan, has recently completed a £100,000 contract for Hobson & Porter, an award-winning construction firm.

 

The business has also won a contract for the supply and fit of a significant number of fully encapsulated hospital doors specifically designed to limit the spread of Covid-19 and MRSA for the North Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation trust.

 

Orca Doors has agreed a strategic alliance with 123 Fire Doors for the supply of all doors for Manchester railways stations and an additional 300 door project in Leeds. These orders give the business a six months window at full capacity.

 

Orca Doors is now adding additional shift patterns and investing in an additional CNC Machine to expand capacity to meet increasing demand while adding product lines including a range of anti-ligature doors designed in-house in partnership with Daubneys.

 

Orca Doors' skilled craftsmen and their attention to detail have enabled the Company to develop strong relationships with key partners and potential new customers to ensure all contracts are fulfilled with strict adherence to design briefs, quality and environmental standards.

 

Ian Tordoff, Chairman, commented ; "We have been impressed by the turn-around at Orca Doors after a difficult 18 months trading with the sales and production teams now working extremely well. The volume of new orders is testament to the quality of the products we produce and the planned investment in new machines will help develop our capacity at this site."

 



 

 

For further information, visit: https://vulcanplc.com  

Contacts

Vulcan Industries plc

Via Vox Markets

Ian Tordoff, Chairman


John Maxwell, CEO




First Sentinel Corporate Finance Ltd (AQSE Corporate Adviser)

+44 7876 888 011

Brian Stockbridge


Gabrielle Cordeiro




Vox Markets (Media and Investor Relations)

[email protected]

Kat Perez

+44 7881 622 830

Paul Cornelius

+ 44 7866 384 707

 

 

About Vulcan

Vulcan seeks to acquire and consolidate traditional but historically profitable engineering, manufacturing and industrial SMEs for value and to enhance this value in part through group synergies, but primarily by unlocking growth which is not being achieved as a standalone private company. Learn more at Vulcan Industries on Vox Markets .

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