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Project1_Layout 1 07/05/01992 COMPANY NEWS Customers at heart of Knauf Insulation’s new brand identity RCM, a supplier of building boards and façades, has announced that it has recently moved offices and its warehouse location to a bigger facility. The new buildings reportedly sit just across from the old offices and MARCH 2 0 1 8 Zink Copper Stainless 801927 www.almhm.co.uk partner, providing high performance, smart insulation solutions and services for a better world. “By challenging conventional thinking and working in real partnership with our customers The Sika employees are from the technical services, sales and marketing divisions warehouse facility, and the address has largely remained the same, except the company now occupies units 25 and 26, instead of 27. 012 RCIMAG.COM It is said that the new, muchneeded space will allow RCM to expand its cutting facilities and therefore provide additional support to its customers. With RCM staff numbers expected to increase and an ‘expanding portfolio’, the larger offices will provide extra room. RCM moves offices Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland has been named as a Top Employer in the UK for the sixth year running, and in Ireland for a third consecutive year. The accolade, awarded annually by the Top Employers Institute, globally certifies excellence in the conditions that employers create for its employees and the highest standards in human resources. Working conditions, learning and development opportunities, career and succession management, and the overall culture of the organisation are all independently audited during the annual process. Mike Chaldecott, chief executive Originally established in 2004, RCM is a supplier of complete through wall solutions. It supplies specialist building boards, façades, breather membranes and airtightness solutions officer of Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland, said: “I’m delighted that Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland has been recognised as a Top Employer for the sixth year in a row, with our Ireland business being certified for a third consecutive year. “As a business, we believe that building an open and engaging culture is key, and we’re proud to provide employees with a stimulating environment in which to thrive. We hope to continue with this success throughout 2018 and beyond.” For a third year in a row, Saint- Gobain has also been certified Top Employer Europe, recognising the exceptional employee offerings Saint-Gobain provides in its companies across the region. Knauf Insulation has launched a new brand identity: ‘challenge. create. care’. The move is designed to underpin its customer-centric approach and commitment to driving innovation in the built environment. The new brand identity, which is being rolled out globally, reflects the business’ expanded aspirations and ambitious vision for the future, building on its successful past. Vanessa Rae, marketing director at Knauf Insulation Northern Europe, said: “Our aim is to be the world’s most trusted insulation A group of customer-facing Sika Roofing employees has completed an intensive, technically-driven training course, developed by the Institute of Roofing (IoR), in partnership with the manufacturer. The 20 employees undertook the redesigned IoR associate level course, consisting of five days in-depth training, followed by examinations. The group’s success now means that all of Sika Roofing’s customer-facing members of staff, working across the Sika-Sarnafil, Sika-Trocal and Sika Liquid Plastics product ranges, hold an industry accreditation. Pete Manning, marketing manager for roofing, said: “Sika is committed to both employee development and delivering excellent customer service. As part of this commitment, we wanted to bring all of our customer-focused employees’ technical knowledge to a consistent level, meaning they are able to confidently discuss general roofing and industry associated practices with our customers. “I am proud to say that all of my colleagues successfully completed the intensive course and passed the IoR exam, which now guarantees a certain level of technical understanding across all of our customer-facing roofing divisions.” The IoR associate member training course provides a professional qualification to anyone wishing to develop a greater working knowledge, and understanding across all roofing industry sectors of contracting, manufacturing or distribution. Sika Roofing staff set the standard Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland is named as a Top Employer and stakeholders, we will create innovative insulation solutions that go beyond energy efficiency and really change the way we live and build. We’re committed to leading this change across the industry; the new brand identity underlines our position and is a clear statement of intent.” To support the introduction of its new brand identity, Knauf Insulation has updated and rebranded its website, which contains the latest information and documentation to support customers, and is also easier to navigate.


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