06 Oct 2017

Retirement Notice

Congratulations to Terry Walton (pictured above, centre) on his retirement from BLE Smoke & Fire Curtains after 47 years of service. Terry joined the BLE group in 1970 when he was 16 and has since worked in various factory roles ...
25 Jul 2017

BLE Scores Hole in One with Open Event

Last weekend BLE Smoke & Fire Curtains invited a number of selected distribution partners to a special day of golf and networking at ‘The Open’. Following an enjoyable stay at the MacDonald Tickled Trout Hotel in Preston, guests were taken ...
30 Jun 2017

Retirement Notice

BLE Smoke & Fire Curtains would like to wish Craig Elliott a very happy retirement. Craig, who first joined the BLE Group as a Panel Wirer in 1978, retires today (30/06/17) after 39 years. In his most recent role as ...
12 Jun 2017

New Cutting Machinery Set to Further Boost Productivity

This April BLE Smoke & Fire Curtains invested in a brand new Bomar Semi-Automatic Two Way Mitre Bandsaw. Prior to the investment, all cutting was done using manual equipment. As well as being time consuming, this also generated lots of ...
31 May 2017

BLE Raises Money for Teenage Cancer Trust

Members of the BLE team were proud to take part in a charity football tournament raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. The event took place at Handsworth Grange School, Sheffield and was organized in memory of Tom Flack. The ...
22 May 2017

New Technical Manual (EU standards) now available

The latest version of BLE's European Standard Technical Manual is now available. The manual details technical information required for standard EU curtain installation, plus guidance on routine testing and maintenance. To download your copy, click here.
03 May 2017

BLE Completes Horizontal Installation

In March 2017 BLE successfully completed installation of a horizontal fire curtain at the newly developed Preston Court, Newcastle. Facilitated by North Tyneside Council, the building provides sheltered housing for the elderely community in the area. The horizontal curtain was ...
06 Apr 2017

Celebrating Local Success

BLE were honoured to attend the annual Made In Sheffield dinner which took place on Wednesday 5th April at Cutlers’ Hall, Sheffield. The event brought together local business leaders who are all part of the Made In Sheffield family. Consisting ...
10 Mar 2017


The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) represents & supports the activities of the fire industry in relation to all forms of built in fire protection. Dedicated to the protection of life, property and the environment, the Association strives to ...
13 Feb 2017

CNC Investment Gives BLE The Cutting Edge

In September 2015 BLE Smoke & Fire Curtains invested heavily in brand new CNC cutting and bending equipment. Both a Trumpf TruPunch 1000 and TruBend 3100 were purchased as part of the investment, as well as computer aided design (CAD) ...


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