04 Mar 2020

Lowe & Fletcher Expands into the US Market with a New Manufacturing Facility

The Lowe & Fletcher Group is investing in the USA with the opening of its new manufacturing facility in Norton Shores, Michigan. Until this investment, Lowe & Fletcher has served its global customer base via manufacturing sites in Europe. Nigel ...
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16 Dec 2019

BLE Lean Six Sigma Achievement

BLE is celebrating the success of Business Systems Manager - Yildiz Balcioglu, who recently achieved Six Sigma Black Belt status. Lean Six Sigma is a methodology designed to eliminate problems and remove waste and inefficiency for process improvement within a ...
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04 Dec 2019

Celebrating Long Service with BLE

Today, Denis Naylor retires from BLE Smoke and Fire Curtains after a 42-year career with the business. Denis first joined Simpkin Machin, a business later purchased by BLE, as a trainee estimator and over his 42 years of service has ...
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25 Nov 2019

Join us this week at the largest construction show in the Middle East

BLE is at the Big5 construction trade show this week. From Monday 25th – Thursday 28th November 2019, BLE is exhibiting at the World Trade Centre in Dubai for the largest construction show in the Middle East. The event features ...
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20 Nov 2019

November - A Month of Tradeshows!

The BLE team had a busy start to November in Paris at the bustling Batimat Tradeshow. Batimat is a major trade show for the construction sector and gave visitors the opportunity to discover a record number of exclusive innovations, take ...
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15 Oct 2019

BLE Exhibition at Batimat in Paris

We're excited to be exhibiting at Batimat, one of the largest building and construction shows in Europe from 4th-8th November 2019. Batimat features over 1,700 exhibitors from across the construction industry and over 100 conferences and workshops throughout the week. ...
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03 Jul 2019

BLE First-to-Market Launch of Certified Fire Curtain with Window

When fire safety curtains are deployed in the event of fire, the compartmentation they create helps to reduce the spread of fire throughout the building. Whilst this gives the fire service a much greater chance of tackling the fire in ...
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28 Mar 2019

Celebrating 10 Years of Service - Tom Elliott

Congratulations to Production Operative Tom Elliott, who this year celebrates more than 10 years working at BLE Smoke & Fire Curtains. In honour of his long service, a special awards dinner was arranged at the aptly named Milestone Restaurant in ...
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22 Mar 2019

Meet the Team - Chris Carratt

To give you a glimpse of the people behind the curtains, each month we'll be interviewing a different member of the BLE Team. This month we talked to UK Contracts Coordinator Chris Carratt. Chris joined BLE in September 2016 and ...
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19 Mar 2019

BLE Achieves BS8524 Standard with New FC8 Fire Curtain

BLE Smoke & Fire Curtains are now certified to supply BS8524 compliant automatic fire curtains. Dubbed the ‘FC8’, the curtain has been developed in response to a growing industry need for fire curtains that meet the latest BS8524 British Standard. ...
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