Team LINIAN - 'We are Family'

LINIAN is a proud family business which was established in Glasgow in 2006 by current directors Wes and Jean Arbuckle. The business is named after their two children, Lynne and Ian, who joined the business in August 2015. But let’s go back to the start Wes started his career as a passionate and dedicated engineer with the prestigious Barr & Stroud (now Thales) while Jean was working in banking. Just after Lynne was born, both Wes and Jean left their positions and joined Jean’s family business, a construction wholesalers in the North of Glasgow. This business still exists today, owned by Wes and Jean and is run by a team of people that they have nurtured and developed since Jean’s parents retired in 1999. 60% of the employees have been there for over 10 years. The vision and values of the first family business have been adopted and transferred into LINIAN. These values are underpinned with a focus on rapid expansion, hard work and a feeling that you’re not only working for the family but that the family is working for you. LINIAN’S Managing Director Wes Arbuckle said: ‘At LINIAN, we believe that having a robust and coherent strategy that is focussed on people has been the key to our success and it’s also the key to realising our ambitions for the future. My wife, Jean, is the driving force behind our ‘family first’ approach and actively encourages our children Lynne and Ian to respect and adopt this principal in everything they want to achieve for the business. LINIAN was born when a customer requested available alternatives to the existing, labour intensive P-clip method. After months of hard work and research, the life-saving product – the LINIAN Fire Clip was born. Like everything we do as a business, we wanted this product to be the best in the world so we subjected the product to endless and rigorous testing to make sure it really is the fastest, safest and simplest Fire Clip on the market. We know customers absolutely love our product – the feedback is overwhelmingly positive. Our main challenge is getting it out there to as many people as possible. We really do feel it’s the best kept secret in the construction industry’! About the LINIAN Fire Clip The LINIAN Fire Clip is a time-saving alternative for installing fire resistant cables on brickwork, concrete, masonry, wood studs and wood beams compared to conventional methods. Perfected through years of development, this exceptional innovation looks simple – and it is. Expertly designed to save time, money and lives, this extraordinary evolution of a vital building component can ensure that every job is neater, tidier and more effective than ever. The LINIAN Fire Clip is:
  • Three times faster to install than traditional methods
  • Expertly designed to save time, money and lives
  • Compliant with the recommendations for Fire Rated Cable Fixings BS 7671 Amendment 3
The LINIAN Fire Clip also meets the following standards:
  • Compliant with BS 5839
  • Independently fire rated tested to 120 minutes (British Standard) and 90 minutes (EU)
  • Burn tested with a melting point of >1000 degrees celsius
  • Pull out or tensile load equal to 244 newtons = one bag of cement
Want to find out more? If you are interested in finding out more about this innovative product or becoming a distributor, please contact: Ian Arbuckle, Technical Director at LINIAN Lynne Jhangeer, Sales and Export Director at LINIAN