Zaun Ltd News

Fastline and Zaun reap benefits from the recent shareholding investment by the former

‘Fantastic synergies’ and a fresh driving influence mean that Fastline and Zaun are already experiencing benefits since the recent shareholding investment by Fastline and appointment of Fastline’s Mike Fellows to the Zaun board of directors. Fellows and Zaun co-founder and owner Alastair Henman see this as only the start of the creation of a united powerhouse for the UK and international fencing market; to be achieved through close collaboration, combined sales efforts, joint...

Zaun adds Palisade fencing to its extensive product portfolio

Pioneering perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun has entered into a previously untapped market for the Wolverhampton-based business by introducing Palisade fencing to its extensive product portfolio. The facility in Wolverhampton now boasts the most modern Palisade rolling line in the UK, which runs 24 hours a day. Zaun sales and marketing director Chris Plimley said: “This is a really big leap for us as we’ve not previously ventured into the Palisade market. We believe that adding th...

Zaun hosts Made in Britain workshop to highlight the community spirit of the British manufacturing

A 1,000-strong manufacturers’ organisation that promotes the value of British manufacturing as a differentiator is coming to Wolverhampton for its first sales and marketing workshop of the new autumn season. Pioneering steel fencing systems manufacturer Zaun will host the Made in Britain workshop, focused on marketing, sales, exports and PR. Delegates will hear about digital marketing for manufacturers and receive a marketing masterclass from Young’s Seafood’s marketing team....

Zaun's ArmaWeave fencing raking installation method installed at a high security site

Accredited ArmaWeave installer, Crime and Fire Defence Systems carried out the installation at a high security site, where the fence climbed a 50m-long 25° slope using full width panels. Zaun owner and co-founder Alastair Henman said: “The raking powers are such a big benefit over 358 and could help protect so many high security sites.” Manufacturer Zaun developed the raking installation method to make best use of the properties of the high security fabric, which is the most in...

Fastline Steel Services Ltd and Zaun Ltd collaborate to maximise their productivity in the international fencing market

Two giants of the UK perimeter solutions market are joining forces. Fastline Holdings has taken a small shareholding in Zaun Ltd by investing and Fastline owner Mike Fellows has joined the Zaun board. Synergies between the two businesses Zaun owner Alastair Henman said: "I am delighted that we managed to put this deal together after extensive negotiations and am excited to be welcoming Mike to the Zaun board." Fellows added: "There are tremendous synergies between the two businesses. Our comb...

Cova Security Gates installs perimeter technology for Nigerian construction company Julius Berger

A landmark mixed-use development in Nigeria has been secured by the latest British perimeter technology. Crash-tested bi-folding speed gates with inlaid SR security-rated mesh panels have been installed at Nestoil Towers on Victoria island, Lagos, along with crash-tested bollards and blockers. Cova Security Gates from Crawley – creators of the crash-tested speed gate – won the contract to supply and install from Nigerian construction company Julius Berger. Nestoil Towers is a 15-s...

Zaun allows installers to fix ArmaWeave fencing panels to palisade posts and horizontal rails

Steel mesh manufacturer Zaun has created an innovative high-security weldless mesh panel upgrade to steel palisade fencing. Research and Development Manager Adam Christie has devised an ingenious fastening method to allow installers to fix Zaun’s ArmaWeave fencing panels to existing palisade posts and horizontal rails. So long as the existing palisade posts were installed to British Standard 1722, they are sufficient to support the ArmaWeave upgrade as the wind loading is almost identical....

Zaun acquires EyeLynx to offer security software solutions with perimeter protection

Zaun Limited has acquired all the intellectual property rights (IPR) and assets of EyeLynx Limited after the voluntary liquidation of its former subsidiary.  Zaun will continue the business under the trading name of Zaun Technology, which will be part of the multi-award-winning perimeter protection systems, Zaun Group. The EyeLynx range of security software services and products – including its iconic SharpView CCTV solutions and much-vaunted EPR-500 radar – will be part of th...

Zaun’s demountable fencing secures EDF Energy’s underground gas chambers

Perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun Limited has supplied more than 500 metres of 2.4m-high Duo8 steel mesh fencing panels to the energy giant, EDF Energy. The demountable fencing to secure huge underground gas storage chambers has been created for one of EDF Energy’s facility site in Cheshire.  Each panel incorporates a 600mm crank above and sits on fencing posts slotted into sockets, allowing the fence line to be demountable. The site near Crewe incorporates 11 huge gas storage cham...

Zaun appoints Mark Lewis as Operations Manager for fencing expertise

Steel fencing manufacturer, Zaun has appointed a champion of production management and fencing to be its new operations manager. Mark Lewis takes on responsibility for operations including production, purchasing, logistics, engineering and health & safety. His brief is to ensure that Zaun is a world class production business with the appropriate standards of quality and efficiency to compete in the global market. He said: “My focus will be on the processes and systems used in the busi...

Zaun's Rapid Deployable System fencing secures London's electrical installation project

A rapidly-deployable temporary fence line has helped a construction giant deliver a key installation for National Grid to help meet London’s increasing energy needs. A new 400kV Gas Insulated Switchgear electricity substation has been constructed as part of the EAN Framework and connected to a £1bn 32km electricity superhighway deep below the capital. Perimeter security mesh manufacturer Zaun Ltd provided 155 metres of high-security Rapid Deployable System (RDS) fencing for temporar...

Zaun's fencing solutions protect Thames Water site for Walthamstow Wetlands project

An £8.7m visitor centre to open up access to one of the East End’s ‘open-air lungs’ has been completed at a strategic 500-acre Thames Water site. The Walthamstow Wetlands project allows visitors to enjoy and learn about the Walthamstow Reservoirs’ distinctive built and natural heritage, which is unique in London. Because the area includes water treatment stations and other operational sites, it needed protection to separate public areas from CNI zones, for which Th...