History

History of QK – 50 years of lightweight honeycomb products

1965
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Quinton and Kaines (Holdings) Ltd. formed

Company founded by Bert Quinton and Colin Kaines as Quinton & Kaines (Holdings) Ltd, with the brand name Quikaboard.
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1980
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Expansion into Leisure Vehicles

QK (Humberside) Ltd established in Engine Street, Brigg to cater for the leisure vehicle industry.
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1987
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Part of Tex Holdings plc

QK became a wholly owned subsidiary of Tex Holdings plc.
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1999
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Work in the Millennium Dome

QK manufactured panels for the ‘Shared Ground’ zone in the Millennium Dome.
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2000
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Brigg Relocation

QK (Humberside) Ltd relocated from Engine Street to a new industrial site at Ancholme Business Park, Brigg.
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2001
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QK Featured on BBC's Tomorrow's World

The company featured in a live broadcast of BBC Tomorrow’s World programme having made a major contribution to the cardboard building at Westborough School in Essex.
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2006
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Rebrand for the Naughties

The company was rebranded and became QK Honeycomb Products Ltd.
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2012
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FSC Certification

QK achieved FSC ‘Chain of Custody’ certification for a range of products – Q10 FSC boards and panels.
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2015
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QK Celebrate their 50th year

The company celebrates 50 years of manufacturing lightweight honeycomb panels and continues to grow, investing in both new technology and workforce to further consolidate its strong market position.
History