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News stories 2013

Lorient at Big 5 – a triumph

On the 25th-28th November 2013 we exhibited at the largest construction event in the Middle East – The Big 5 International Building and Construction show at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The exhibition floor was bustling with over 60,000 visitors from both local and international companies across four days; and served as the ideal networking platform for the Lorient global team. December 2013.

Lorient appoints new distributor for India

We've recently appointed a new exclusive distributor for India – Madras Malabar. Founded in 1992, Madras Malabar offers sound product knowledge and expertise; and has a proven track record promoting our comprehensive range of acoustic, smoke and fire sealing products. November 2013.

Double awards win for Lorient star Apprentice

Lorient fully supports the Government’s STEM initiative to help create a strong supply of scientists, engineers, technologists and mathematicians to service the UK manufacturing industry in the future. As part of this – we have committed to supporting Apprenticeships. November 2013.

Lorient Group to exhibit at The Big 5 in Dubai

We are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at The Big 5 International Building and Construction show at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 25th – 28th November 2013. October 2013.

Lorient at RIBA Roadshow London - 05/12/13

Lorient will be presenting the highly popular ‘Performance Door Design: The Basics of Sound Reduction’ CPD seminar at the RIBA CPD Providers Network Roadshow event in London at the *RIBA Headquarters*, on the 05/12/13. October 2013.

Lorient supports Fire Door Safety Week 16th - 21st September

We are delighted to support 'Fire Door Safety Week' which runs from 16-21 September 2013 and aims to raise awareness of the critical role of fire doors and encouraging building owners and users to check the operation and condition of their fire doors and to report those that aren't satisfactory. September 2013.

Architectural seals reimagined

Lorient is today unveiling its new and exciting range of architectural seals – under the brand name of AURA®. A select and discerning range of architectural seals with strong design accents. Sensitive to the choices an Architect has to make and aiming to minimise the design conflict of form over function, AURA delivers something different. August 2013.

Lorient at RIBA Roadshow Birmingham -19/9/13

Lorient will presenting the highly popular ‘Performance Door Design: The Basics of Sound Reduction’ CPD seminar at the RIBA CPD Providers Network Roadshow event in Birmingham at the Crowne Plaza, NEC on the 19th September 2013. July 2013.

RRO CPD seminar now RIBA approved

Lorient offers a range of informative RIBA accredited learning materials for architects and construction professionals, find out what we have to offer... July 2013

Lorient launches CE marked Intumescent Sealant

Lorient introduces new CE Intumescent Acoustic Acrylic Sealant, which is designed to cover the CPR requirement for linear gap seals and penetration seals. June 2013.

Maria Simmonds, MD of Lorient appointed GAI Vice President

The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) has appointed a new President; John Jefferies, CEO of Laidlaw Interiors Group. John is joined by his new Vice President - Maria Simmonds, Managing Director of Lorient – a respected designer and manufacturer of architectural door seals. May 2013.

Global excellence award for Lorient

Lorient, respected designer and manufacturer of acoustic, smoke and fire seals for door assemblies was very proud to have been announced as regional winner of the HSBC Global Connections Award at the end of 2012. May 2013.

Noberne Seals - new preferred distributor

Lorient, designer and manufacturer of high performance door sealing systems is pleased to announce the appointment of Noberne Seals Ltd as a preferred distributor. May 2013.

Lorient launches Testing & Technical Services division

Lorient, manufacturer of high performance door sealing systems for acoustic, smoke and fire containment is delighted to introduce a new division – Lorient Testing & Technical Services. April 2013.

New ‘Acoustic Search’ tool from Lorient

Lorient, respected designer and manufacturer of acoustic, smoke and fire seals for door assemblies has launched a new ‘Acoustic Search’ web app. Designed with speed and flexibility in mind, it provides access to a wide range of tested acoustic sealing systems on a variety of popular door constructions and configurations. April 2013.

Lorient announces RIBA CPD Roadshow dates for 2013

Leading door seal manufacturer Lorient is delighted to announce its forthcoming appearances at the RIBA CPD Providers Network Roadshow 2013. January 2013.