November 2010

Sleep Event 2010

November 30, 2010
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The Sleep Event is a major show aimed at those involved in the design, architecture and development of hotels.  It is held in the wonderful Business Design Centre in Islington every November.  The show has an eclectic range of exhibitors, covering furniture, textiles, bathrooms, LED TVs, access controls amongst many others.  The show is spread […]

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National School of Furniture launched

November 26, 2010
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Maintaining a stream of talent into the furniture industry has long been a key challenge for the industry.  November saw a great step forward as two of the major educational organisations providing courses in this area joined forces to launch the National School of Furniture.  This new partnership between Bucks New University in High Wycombe […]

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Winter Sale Preview

November 18, 2010
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Friday 26th to Sunday 28th November sees our Winter Sale Preview at our Princes Risborough showroom.  Get into the Christmas spirit with mulled wine & mince pies, a free light lunch, factory tours and expert advice. Invitation only. For an invite contact Julie Anstey on 01844 271800 or participating retailers: Bentalls of Kingston, Collingwood Batchellor (Horley), Fishpools […]

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ercol in Tokyo

November 12, 2010
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October saw ercol taking part in the British Design Week in Tokyo.  The week aimed to showcase the best of British designers and design, with the highlight being an event at the British Embassy.  The embassy kindly let us use one of their wonderful rooms to display our furniture, in collaboration with our Japanese distributor […]

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1999

November 11, 2010

Cast your mind back to 1999.  The dawn of the new millenium and the end of a century of dramatic innovation and human endeavour.  These themes were reflected in ercol’s 1999 TV advert, which featured a sample of innovation milestones superimposed on a timeline drawn from the annual rings of a tree, the raw material for […]

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Lord Henley visits ercol

November 5, 2010
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Friday 5th November saw ercol welcome DEFRA minister Lord Henley to the ercol factory and showroom in Princes Risborough. Lord Henley was interested in seeing the air quality and environmental features of the ercol factory.  These included our dust extraction system which collects all the sawdust from the factory for use in our biomass boiler […]

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