Crittall’s galvanizing know-how wins plaudits

Leading steel window manufacturer Crittall has had its expertise in ‘Duplex ‘galvanizing protection -where paint is factory applied as a topcoat to a galvanized product -recognised with an award from The Galvanizers Association.

Crittall won ‘ Best Duplex ‘ in the Association’s 2013 Annual Competition for the hot rolled galvanized steel profiles and cold-formed galvanized steel doors it supplied during the refurbishment of the iconic Falmer House at the University of Sussex.

The building, which houses various University services and the University of Sussex Student Union, was designed by the world renowned architect Sir Basil Spence in the 1960s.

Speaking after receiving the prestigious award Paul Smith Technical Manager at Crittall said

“ At Crittall we pride ourselves on our expertise in working with steel and providing a product that offers outstanding longevity and low maintenance. I’m delighted that this has been recognised by the judges at this year’s awards “