APRIL 2013: KCC ARCHITECTURAL GAI AWARDS
KCC are delighted to announce that five more of their staff has been awarded Diploma’s from The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers. Our new diploma holders are Paul Webb (Dublin branch), Ricky McClean (Belfast branch), Brian Hennessy (Cork branch), Justin McKeown (Dublin branch) and Andy McMeekin (Belfast branch).
This Diploma is the culmination of three years of study and certifies that that the holder has a broad knowledge and understanding of ironmongery and the European Standards which enables them to discuss ironmongery requirements for projects with architects, building/joinery contractors, building managers and even homeowners.
No other scheme offers such a broad knowledge and understanding of ironmongery which is why it is the most recognized qualification in the industry.
APRIL 2013: KCC ARCHITECTURAL INTEGRATED ACCESS CONTROL - Downshire Civic Centre Project
MARCH 2013: IT'S MY HOME - A NEW DIVISION OF KCC ARCHITECTURAL
IT’S MY HOME is a Telecare company specialising in a wide range of telecare products and services designed to help, support and enhance the opportunity for people to continue to live in their own home and/or maintain an independent lifestyle with an appropriate level of support as needed.
We offer a wireless system that is easy to install and use, in addition to the initial range of alarm buttons we offer extra sensors in our product range such as flood detector, gas and carbon monoxide detector, heath detector, bed, chair and match sensors and a many other products which offer a higher level of monitoring and support and can be installed with the minimum of interruption to the customer. As the system is wireless it also means that if a customer moves home they can bring the complete unit with them to their new home.
APRIL 2012: TITANIC BELFAST - KCC ARCHITECTURAL
As the commemoration of the Titanic reached a crescendo in April, the Belfast docks where the ship was built saw the opening of the impressive new Titanic Belfast visitor centre. Built at the heart of the 75 acre former industrial area now known as the Titanic Quarter, the new building tells the story of the design, construction and tragic demise of the great ship and its enduring legacy as probably the most famous ship that ever sailed. Designed by Eric Kuhne, the £93m building provides the centrepiece for the redevelopment of the whole waterfront area.
APRIL 2012:KCC ARCHITECTURAL is bringing to the market a highly versatile, aletromechanical swing door drive for internal doors, enabling barrier-free access for all.
JANUARY 2012: KCC ARCHITECTURAL is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Gaynor as General Operations Manager to their Dublin and Cork offices.
Tony has over 25 years experience in the construction industry. He is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor who started his career with Davis Langdon in the UK. After ten years as a surveyor, Tony moved to the contracting side of the Industry, working initially as a QS and Contracts Manager with Michael McNamara & Co and more recently as Managing Director with RS Finishing Systems Ltd, Dublin, a specialist building envelope contractor.
During his career Tony has worked on several prestige projects including the Dundrum Town Centre, IBM Campus facility and several projects at Dublin Airport, including Pier D.
Prior to joining KCC he worked as a consultant surveyor whilst undertaking an MBS in Strategic Procurement in DCU.
We look forward to leveraging Tony’s expertise to further enhance the services and solutions we can offer our clients.
OCTOBER 2011: KCC ARCHITECTURAL – TAKES ITS DEPENDENCY OFF THE IRISH MARKET WITH NEW BRANCHES IN LONDON AND QATAR.
KCC Architectural, Ireland’s leading supplier of the widest range of integrated architectural products and services, has recently launched the eTigris®|ONE; the only security device on the market that integrates mechanical and electronic security in just one credential. This device uses RFID Technology to control access authority to any type of electronic locking mechanism (i.e. electromagnet, electric strike, solenoid bolt etc).
KCC ARCHITECTURAL LAUNCH A NEW REPAIR & MAINTENANCE DIVISION - A MAJOR BENEFIT TO COMPANIES LOOKING TO CUT COSTS
With construction related companies hit hard by this recession, budgets and cost cutting exercises are on the top of every company agenda. In response to this, KCC Architectural, Ireland’s leading suppliers of integrated products and services, has just launched a new Repair and Maintenance Division.
October 2009: €20 MILLION PROJECTED TURNOVER FOR 2009
In a construction market that was worth €30.5 billion in 2008, with estimates that this will drop to approximately €20 billion this year, it is encouraging to see an Irish company achieving ambitious turnover figures. KCC Architectural has just announced it is on target for a projected turnover of €20 million in 2009. As a leading supplier of the widest range of integrated architectural products and services, KCC Architectural demonstrates that by constantly adapting and diversifying, success can be achieved, even in the most difficult markets.
June 2009 Introducing KCC Architectural
As of June 1st 2009, we are proud to introduce KCC Architectural. The launch of KCC Architectural brings together the strength and expertise of 3 significant Irish companies – KCC Door Hardware & Security Solutions, MMF Architectural and Skelly Opening Solutions. The company has been divided into 4 divisions, each specifying in the highest quality products.
- Hardware & Access Control
- Facades, Partitions and Doors
- Stainless Steel Fabrication
- Automatic Doors
This re-organization will enable us to provide our clients with better and more integrated solutions for all their opening and security needs.
May 2009 Relocation of Skelly Opening Solutions
As of May 18th 2009 the sales and estimating departments of Skelly Opening Solutions will relocate from their current premise in Damastown, Dublin 15 to KCC Architecturals head office in Unit 1 Westgate Business Park, Ballymount, Dublin 24. This move coincides with the rebranding of the company. The contracts department and production will remain in the Dublin 15 office until later in the summer when they will join the staff in Ballymount.
April 2009 KCC Architectural secures contract for National Conference Centre
KCC Door Hardware & Security Solutions secured the contract for the supply of ironmongery for the new National Conference Centre on Spencer’s Dock, Dublin 1, which is currently under the constructions with John J Sisk and sons building contractors. Sister company Skelly Opening Solutions has also secured the contract for the supply and installation of a large number of acoustic movable walls.
April 2009 David Skelly announced as Sales Director for KCC Architectural
KCC Architectural is pleased to announce the appointment of David Skelly as Group Sales Director for Southern Ireland with effect from April 1st 2009. David has 25 years experience in the Construction Industry. He acted as Sales Director for Skelly Opening Solutions up until his appointment as Sales Director for KCC Architectural. With his extensive knowledge of the industry combined with his talents in specifications and sales, David will greatly enhance the strength of our sales organisation throughout the group.
March 2009 Relocation of MMF Architectural
KCC Architecturals Mullingar office (MMF Architectural) has moved location. We are now operating from Unit 29c Clonmore, Mullingar Business Park, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. The same phone and fax number still apply.