East Midlands Forklifts

When it comes to choosing a reliable Resin Flooring company, you can be assured that IRL Group Ltd is here to stay. In fact, we've been here since 1976 and since our incorporation in 1976 have grown steadily from a single gang to a trusted team with a turnover of £3m today. With over 30 employees and an ongoing portfolio of projects up to £1.8 million, we are the partner of choice for anyone looking for a successful and proven contractor.

Over 39 years’ experience in Resin Flooring Techniques.  We are also honoured and proud to have been a member of FeRFA for over three decades, FeRFA, the Resin Flooring Association, represents the major product manufacturers, specialist contractors and surface preparation companies, raw material suppliers and specialist service providers within the UK.

Our workforce is the key to our success. Our Management team are always quick to respond, extremely technically aware, proactive, professional and flexible. We employ and train our own operatives because we believe this is the only way to deliver the quality that our clients expect. We are proud to say that, within our field, we employ some of the best people in the country.

How we do things at IRL Group Ltd is important to us. We know that our customers work with us because of our excellent service, our professional approach and flexible style, providing long-term solutions to specialist problems for a wide range of clients.  We also pride ourselves on having a commitment to working with other local companies.

East Midlands Forklifts are industry leaders in forklift truck and material handling solutions. They have over 20 years’ experience with their head office based in Loughborough.

So when they were looking to move to a new unit on Bakewell Road in Loughborough IRL were brought in to provide a Two Coat High Build Epoxy Resin Floor Coating to 340m2.  We appreciate Clients working to specific budgets and help to arrive at realistic target costs through value engineering. With this in mind the system chosen was Sikafloor 264 Thixo, which is to FeRFA Type 3.

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Sikafloor®-264 Thixo is a two part, economic, coloured epoxy resin, with some its uses being;

• Coloured, textured roller coat for concrete and cement screeds with normal up to medium heavy wear.
• Textured roller coat for areas, where slip resistance and easy clean ability is required.

And its Characteristics /Advantages:

• Good chemical and mechanical resistance
• Easy application
• Economical
• Liquid proof
• Gloss finish
• Easy cleanability
• Slip resistant surface possible

With no major issues or difficulties incurred IRL were able to complete the project on programme and within budget. All parties were delighted with the finish.


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IRL are experts in industrial flooring, floor markings, industrial painting and industrial roofing. We will guide you throughout the entire process from preparation, to liaising with your Health and Safety Officer. Get in touch and we will advise you on the best solution for your project.

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