A quick thanks to our girls for their hospitality and the time taken to look after our visitors from Spain a few weeks ago. Marta, Elia & Saray from our Spanish business Graf Iberica, came over for a couple of days at the beginning of the month to see how we do things and hopefully pick up some tips...

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Three days of sustainable construction materials and methods packed in to seminars, conferences and exhibition stands at Excel London has been and gone again as we look back on yet another Ecobuild.

Three highlights, in no particular order; 1) seeing the real Dulux dog! (well, I guess they...

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Graf has had a presence in Scotland for over 3 years now. We’ve held a stock of our septic tanks and wastewater treatment systems at a remote location not too far from Glasgow for the past few years to service this growing part of our business up there. Eric & Flavia, our Team North, have been...

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It’s all been happening over in Ireland for us in 2016 so far. We’ve had more activity over there in the first three months of this year than we did in the whole twelve months of 2015! The most recent of which being a trip for 3 over to Belfast to work on our stand at the Belfast Self Build Show.

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I spent a week over in Germany in January for our annual International Sales Meeting and Board Meeting and a few workshops etc. It was good. Very cold but a really good week! I don’t get over to our German office very often. We regularly send staff over for training and learning and the occasional...

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As we look back on last year, it seems that all we’ve installed over the second half of 2015 is stormwater tank after stormwater tank. It’s good, because repetition is the mother of skill, so we’re getting pretty darn good at it, which is reflected in the timescales of the more recent jobs and also...

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We decided back in late November that we needed to future-proof our office for the next 18 to 24 months whilst we’re still in our current location. Considering I’ve recently declared 2016 as the year of Growth for Graf UK, we needed to make sure that we’ve room to fit new people in when they join...

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In the first couple of weeks in December we took two small groups of customers over to Germany to visit our factories in Dachstein, France and Teningen, Germany. It’s something we’ve done a few times before but on reflection, we really don’t do it enough. It’s challenging for our customers to truly...

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I’m sure you’ve had this situation. That time when you’ve got so much on your plate that you could really do with being in two places at exactly the same time! Sometimes if the places aren’t that far apart you’ll find a way to almost manage it. But what do you do when you need to be on site in...

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We had the pleasure of looking after our colleague from Graf Australia a few weeks ago Luc Maingard, Director of Graf Australia based in Perth. Luc spent three days in our office in Banbury before flying up to Edinburgh to spend a couple of days with Eric and some of our customers in Scotland. It’s...

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