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News stories 2016

Fabulous Big 5

Lorient, leading designer and manufacturer of sealing systems for door assemblies exhibited at the largest construction event in the Middle East – The Big 5 at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 21st-24th November 2016. A new floorplan with dedicated product sectors proved popular and provided a focused visit for over 70,000 attendees. November 2016.

Lorient - proud sponsors of the GAI Education Awards 2016

Lorient respected designer and manufacturer of architectural door seals is proud to sponsor this year’s prestigious Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) Education Awards. The eagerly-awaited event will be taking place on 2nd November, at the Lancaster Hotel situated in the heart of London. October 2016. 

Refreshed RIBA accredited Fire + Smoke CPD seminar

Lorient, leading designer and manufacturer of sealing systems for door assemblies has refreshed and improved one of its popular RIBA accredited CPDs: ‘The Role and Performance of Fire and Smoke Resisting Door Assemblies’. September 2016.

Lorient supports Fire Door Safety Week

Lorient is delighted to support this year’sFire Door Safety Week (26th September – 2nd October) – a campaign that raises awareness of the critical role of fire doors, drawing attention to specific issues such as poor installation and maintenance. It also encourages building owners and users to check the operation and condition of their fire doors and understand the legal commitments they have. August 2016. 

New LAS8002G drop seal for glass doors unveiled

Lorient, leading designer and manufacturer of architectural seals for door assemblies has unveiled a new face-fixed drop seal suitable for glass doors. July 2016.

New heavy-duty drop seals

Leading door seal manufacturer Lorient has launched two new heavy-duty drop seals designed for optimum acoustic performance. June 2016.

More Data Less Noise - marketing campaign

We're delighted to unveil our latest Marketing Campaign that embraces our comprehensive acoustics package. Renowned internationally for designing and manufacturing a premium range of sealing systems - this campaign underpins a number of recent developments within the Lorient Group. May 2016.

Lorient Gulf in the Middle East – open for business!

In a move to better service our valuable customers in the Middle East, we have great pleasure in announcing that Lorient Gulf Building Materials Trading LLC is now formally open for business! April, 2016.

Lorient supports Sport Relief

On Friday 18th MarchSports Relief, the Lorient team will be taking part in a Lorient sponsored walk; to help raise money for a very worthwhile cause. Throughout the day, the Lorient torch will be kept in motion as members of the Lorient team take it in turns to walk the three quarters of a mile lap. March 2016. 

Lumsden to head up Lorient Gulf LLC

We recently advised of the imminent establishment of our newest operation in Dubai. We are now delighted to announce that Mike Lumsden has been appointed as our General Manager of Lorient Gulf Building Materials Trading LLC. January 2016. 

New Lorient Group Company in Dubai

Lorient will shortly be opening a new group company in Dubai. For many years we have worked through distributors in the GCC, most recently with Laidlaw Gulf LLC. These arrangements have served us well but we now believe we can better look after our Middle East customers through our own direct operation. January 2016.