Latest news from the world of construction product manufacture

Following its recent rebranding, RigiSystems has produced a product compendium with information and technical details on its full range of products, including its Ziplok standing-seam profile as well as the range of aluminium and steel-profiled cladding, its Corogrid bar and bracket support system and the complete range of structural decking.

Eurocell Building Plastics has acquired the Deeplas brand and foam roofline product range from Deceuninck. Under the deal Eurocell will manufacture and supply the range to existing Deeplas distributors across the UK and Europe.

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Monuments has published a pamphlet looking at the manufacture and use of handmade clay tiles – most commonly seen in Kent, Sussex and Surrey. Aimed at contractors, architects and conservation specialists, it considers regional traditions of roofing and explains the use, where appropriate, of modern peg tiles and underlays.

A website has been launched giving information on Spanish slate. offers a range of advice regarding the origins, regional and technical characteristics of the slate as well as guidance on what to look for when specifying slate and quality controls and standards that apply to natural slate.

A website has been launched for Keymer, the manufacturer of handmade clay tiles. It features a gallery of images and a simple search function to find details on specific tiles and projects.