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Continuing The Long Tradition Of Working With Rope On The Humber Bank

A few miles up the road from our home on the south coast of the Humber Bank is a little town called Barton-upon-Humber. It holds interest to us here at Renco Nets as nearby you can find something called The Ropewalk Museum. As a company who work with rope everyday – and have done for more than thirty years – we’re glad to see the museum continues to celebrate the rope-making factory that was once housed on its premises. If you’ve...

A Life In Nets: An Interview With Renco Founder, Rene Jorgensen

In the thirty years we’ve been in business, Renco has come a long way. From a tiny one-man operation providing nets to the local fishing industry to one of the biggest suppliers of soft play netting in the UK, we’re very proud of our history. It’s why we thought it would be a great idea to sit down with the man who started it all – our founder, Rene Jorgensen – and dig a little deeper into the history of...

Keep Those Pests At Bay: How Renco Nets Is Helping To Protect Agricultural Businesses

If you’ve ever tried to grow fruit or vegetables in your garden, you’ll know keeping annoying animals and bothersome birds at bay can be a real challenge... But if you work in the agricultural industry, you’ll understand the problem steps up to a whole new level. Whether it’s mice, rats, birds or bugs...keeping pests off your crops is essential to the success of any agricultural business. Thankfully, here at Renco Nets, we have plenty of experience providing anti-vermin netting to a...

Knowing Your ‘Twine’ From Your ‘Knotless Polypropylene’: Four Key Terms In Netting

Figuring out the difference between knotted polypropylene and braided polyethylene can seem complicated. But it needn’t be. There are really only a limited number of key phrases you need to know when it comes to choosing which type of material you need. Of course, if you’re ever unsure of what type of material would best suit your specific needs, we’re more than happy to talk it through with you and figure out the best option. Just give us a call...
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Hit For Six: How Netting Is Used In Sport

When it comes to the use of nets in sport, you’d be surprised at how many different ways they can be used beyond the typical image of a criss-cross white net strung up between goal posts. Here are six other sports we provide netting for: 1. CRICKET NETS After football, this is probably the most obvious candidate. Most often nets are used in cricket for practice areas, so players can swing for six without some poor fielder having to run to the...

A Net For Everyone: How Renco Nets Helps Different Industries

You’d be forgiven for thinking netting is a pretty simple business. A net’s a net, right? Wrong. You’d be surprised just how many industries we work across here at Renco Nets. Whether you’re a Sunday football team in need of nets for the goals or an international construction company looking to keep your site safe… it could be one of our nets you’re looking for. Here’s a look at the five key industries we work across today: FISHING Once upon a time, when you...

A Family Business: Why The Personal Touch Puts Renco Nets Ahead Of The Competition

To be successful in any industry, you’ve simply got to go the extra mile to make sure your customers feel special. It’s why, here at Renco Nets, we always strive to provide the personal touch for all our clients. When we started out, there was rarely an industry event we didn’t attend. As often as we could we’d drop into exhibitions all over Europe to say hello and introduce ourselves in person. Doing so helped us build up a loyal...

Same rope, new techniques: How the netting industry has developed over the years

We’ve seen a lot change in the 30 years we’ve been manufacturing netting here at Renco Nets, but one thing has remained constant throughout…our rope. Though we’ve seen demand for different types of netting change, from coarse nets for fishing to soft nets for children’s soft play, the types of rope we use have largely stayed the same. We’ve been working with four key types - polypropylene, poly hemp, yarn construction and nylon – for over three decades. But it’s certainly...

30 Years On And Still Going Strong, Happy Birthday To Renco Nets

When our Managing Director, Rene Jorgensen, first landed on the shores of the Humber Bank back in 1988, he hardly expected to be heading-up one of the UK’s most highly-respected netting manufactures all these years later. But, as we prepare to celebrate our 30th birthday this month, Rene – and everyone here at Renco Nets – are delighted to still be leading the industry forward. And more importantly, we’re so excited to see what the next 30 will bring. How it...

We’ve been striving to master this ancient craft for over 25 years

Net making is an ancient craft that goes back thousands of years. From the earliest rudimentary branch nets used for fishing to the modern polyethylene meshes used to shield crops…it’s a craft that takes longer to master than you might expect. Indeed, we’ve been practicing our craft here at Renco for over 25 years now and we’re constantly exploring new techniques and materials to make sure we stay at the cutting edge of the industry. It’s why we were the...