Franke News

With Franke Water Systems, you are always up-to-date. Here you will find all the news about our products, system solutions and current industry trends.


2017

NEW Digital Catalogue

Have you seen our new digital catalogue?

July 2017

View our NEW digital catalogue! With enhanced features & search functionality, everything you need is in one click! You can also view and book CPDs online throughout the catalogue, view product information with links through to our website and search through our range of literature. For any more information contact a member of our team!

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NEW Bathroom accessories!

NEW Bathroom accessories

March 2017

Although they contribute to only a fraction of a bathroom, no bathroom is complete without accessories. Unlike many ranges on the market, Franke’s assortment of accessories are manufactured from grade 304 stainless steel, making them particularly robust, high quality and will last for years to come. Each range is created with different styles in mind, making it easy for a designer to integrate these accessories with almost any kind of design concept...Read more

NEW DRYX500 Hands in Dryer

DRYX500 Hands-in Hand Dryer

February 2017

The DRYX500 High Speed "Hands-in" hand dryer with a drying time of 7-10 seconds. Complete with HEPA filter and manufactured from antibacterial ABS plastic. Cost effective with optionally warm or cold air and auto shutdown after 25 seconds...Read more

2016

Brand new features on franke.com!

December 2016

Product explorer - Faster and easier to search for products by category, product line and application group.

Product favourites tool - For easier access when reviewing and recalling information.

Product comparison tool - Compare information between selected products, allowing easier differentiation.

Franke App - Showcasing our offer for Hotels, Offices, Stadia and Education

Optimised for any device - Easy to view on either a PC, tablet or mobile!

Franke Appoint New Business Development Manager - North

August 2016

Franke Sissons have appointed James Roberts to their sales team as Business Development Manager for the North of England. James, from Warrington, Cheshire has spent the last sixteen years working in the bathroom and kitchen sectors covering specification and sales in the public and private sector, housing associations and the national merchant groups.

“I was attracted to the role of Business development manager for Franke as I am always looking for the solution to achieve the goal, utilising all available sources - which ties in well with the Franke Group and the washroom solutions they deliver globally."

We're moving! Franke Sissons new address

July 2016

From Monday 25th July, our new correspondence address will be as follows:

Franke Sissons Ltd
14 Napier Court
Gander lane
Barlborough Link Business Park
Barlborough
Derbyshire
S43 4PZ

There will be NO CHANGES to our current telephone numbers, fax numbers or email addresses.

Franke Sissons appoints new Managing Director

June 2016

Franke Sissons, has appointed Michael Saunders as Managing Director. Leading the UK Sales and Marketing team, Design and Customer Services functions, Michael officially takes over the reigns from 1st July 2016, following the departure of former Managing Director of 7 years, Andy Dukelow.

Michael joins from Dixons Carphone, where he was General Manager. Prior to this; he has worked in leadership positions at companies such as Minelab, Dyson and Maytag International.

“Offering a complete washroom solution is key”, said Michael. “Franke is a brand name that stands for quality and service and I’m keen to maintain and build on that ethos, as well as developing our product offering and our promise to ‘Make it Wonderful’ for our customers.”

VARUIScare single washbasins

VARIUScare washbasins from Franke

January 2016

Barrier-free washbasins with shape and functionality which take into account the needs of people with physical limitations.

Franke Sissons continue support for wounded soldiers charity

January 2016

Following on from the sponsorship of their gruelling Yukon kayaking expedition in Canadian Alaska, Franke Sissons have once again pledged their support for the Pilgrim Bandits Charity by making a £500 donation through their Justgiving page. Franke Sissons have been avid supporters of the charity for a number of years; sponsoring some of their key events.

Pilgrim Bandits’ extreme expeditions are designed to push men and women from the Army, Navy, RAF, Police, Ambulance and Fire services to the absolute limit. Having sustained horrendous injuries either in the line of duty or during the time of their service in some other capacity, these challenges rebuild confidence and self-esteem, by requiring participants to use a huge range of professional skills gained in service.

2015

PLUS X Award for EXOS.

PLUS X Award for EXOS.

2015

The current EXOS. washbasin and accessories line made from Franke was given the PLUS X Award seal of quality in January 2016 in three categories at once.

A jury of distinguished specialist journalists and industry experts awarded the EXOS. line a prize for exceptionally good product properties in the award categories High Quality, Design and Functionality.

With EXOS. Franke creates innovation in the washroom

2015

Completely coordinated washbasins and accessories characterise the new EXOS. line from Franke Water Systems. Depending on the space and colour concept, it is possible to select between different front panels for soap dispensers, paper towel dispensers and waste bins. There is also a large selection of washbasins.

Washrooms in semi-public and public areas of applications such as in hotels, restaurants, offices or receptions are equipped with a wide range of components. With EXOS., Franke Water Systems is launching a product line with fully coordinated washbasins and accessories.

The line is set apart by its clean forms, uniform design and a classic and timelessly elegant appearance. It is modularly designed and can be expanded, the high-quality components are easy to clean and durable. The EXOS. programme offers many variants for new constructions as well as modernisation projects. Depending on the space and colour concept, the system components in the product line make many individual solutions possible. See more

Franke sponsors specialist clothing for injured soldiers for expedition in Alaska.

2015

Franke Sissons, Chesterfield has sponsored the specialist clothing for four severely injured soldiers to kayak 465 miles down the Yukon River in Canadian Alaska, September 2015 with Pilgrim Bandits Charity. 

Pilgrim Bandits’ extreme expeditions are designed to push men and women from the Army, Navy, RAF, Police, Ambulance and Fire services to the absolute limit. Having sustained horrendous injuries either in the line of duty or during the time of their service in some other capacity, these challenges rebuild confidence and self-esteem, by requiring participants to use a huge range of professional skills gained in service.

Andy Dukelow, managing director of Franke Sissons in Chesterfield, an ex-soldier himself explained the company’s involvement. “We have supported the Pilgrim Bandits on a couple of occasions in the past but this expedition is incredible, we will look forward to welcoming some of the team to our factory in Chesterfield after the event.”

Franke support local youth cricket team

2015

Local company, Franke Sissons have once again showed their support for the local community and in particular local youth sport by sponsoring the Youth Section of Langwith Cricket Team and providing them with branded training tops.

Langwith Cricket Club is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year and currently plays in the Mansfield and District League with Sunday fixtures throughout Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire.

Speaking of the sponsorship, Mark Wakeling, representative for Langwith Cricket Club explains “Everyone at the club is over the moon with the kindness shown by Franke Sissons. We have not had a junior section at the club for over a decade and as the sponsorship proposal will allow us to build one.