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All Aflame

SUMMARY

Name: All Aflame
Location: 72 Camlough Road, Bessbrook, BT35 7EF
County: Armagh
Total Cost: £ 12,936.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : SOAR

PROJECT SUMMARY

To purchase equipment to enable the business owner to bring in house the manufacture of fireplace hearths, a service which is currently outsourced. 

BACKGROUND

Product range includes fireplace hearths, surrounds, wood burning and multi-fuel stoves, gas and electric fires, and other fireplace accessories. Although they primarily sell to the public, they have work with contractors, architects, interior designers, estate agents & property management companies, and other similar businesses.

ACTIVITIES

The applicant is seeking funding of to assist with the purchase of the necessary stone cutting and polishing equipment which will enable him to bring in house the service of offer bespoke hearths and back panels.

All Aflame

SUMMARY

Name: All Aflame
Location: Bessbrook
County: Armagh
Total Cost: £ 12,936.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : SOAR

PROJECT SUMMARY

The purchase of equipment to bring in-house the manufacture of fireplace hearths, a service currently outsourced by All Aflame.

BACKGROUND

All Aflame is a Limited Company established in April 2005.  The product range includes fireplace hearths, surrounds, wood burning and multi-fuel stoves, gas and electric fires, and other fireplace accessories.  Selling primarily to the public they also work with contractors, architects, estate agents etc.  Whilst the fireplace surrounds and stoves are purchased from wholesale suppliers, the hearths, slips and back panels which accompany a surround can be a bespoke product, and in order to meet customer needs, the applicant is required to cut and polish granite to obtain hearths and back panels in various sizes.  Prior to the project the applicant did not have the equipment to cut or polish granite, and the work was outsourced.

ACTIVITIES

Funded under Axis 3, through SOAR, the applicant sought funding to assist with the purchase of the necessary stone cutting and polishing equipment to enable him to bring in house the service of bespoke hearths and back panels.  
Items funded:

  • Manta Eco Saw  
  • Laser for Manta Saw      
  • 350 x 30 mm diamond blade for granite  
  • Flex 1503LW wet polisher 110 volt 1200 watt    
  • Granite wet polishing pads

BENEFITS

The project recruited 1 Part time employee.