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Another Marketing Masterclass From The Residence Collection

Following the announcement from The Residence Collection of several educational e-mail bulletins, the influential consumer brand has now developed a number of product system overviews for R2, R... 

Expertise And Innovation For Over Two Decades

Morley Glass & Glazing has spent 22 years becoming a respected specialist in the fenestration industry, thanks to its huge amount of expertise and experience in manufacturing Uni-Blind sealed u... 

Rhonda Ridge Shares The History of AB Initio System's

Rhonda Ridge, Managing Director of AB Initio Systems Ltd and creator of the AdminBase Installer Business Management System shares her company’s history.

Profile 22’s Optima Flush Casement Windows Fitted In New Homes In A Conservation...

Over 100 Optima Flush Casement windows, by Profile 22, have been fitted in the first phase of a new residential development consisting of 14 new build red-brick town houses in the historical Houlds... 

Coastal – Webinar for Door and Window Manufacturers

Coastal are running a free webinar for all door and window manufacturers.

uPVC Initiatives Align with LETI Design Guide Actions

Following the launch of Climate Emergency Design Guide from the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI), REHAU is highlighting the ongoing initiatives in uPVC technology that will effectivel... 

Plimsoll Praises Everglade Windows

Kicking off its 40th year in style, Everglade Windows shines bright in the latest Plimsoll Analysis report. With a 21 percent growth rate, Everglade Windows are among the fastest growing companies ... 

The Consultancy Delivers Fast Payback For Hurst Doors

Hurst Doors’ new ‘Your Hurst’ online customer support package, created in partnership with The Consultancy, is on track to achieve meaningful payback in just a few months. 

5K A Day In May

Business Micros’ Business Development Manager Nick Bailey is running 5K a day for the whole of May to raise money for the Hope House Children’s Hospices. 

Garnalex Invests In Combilifts To Achieve Maximum Manufacturing Efficiency

Garnalex has invested in three Combilift multidirectional forklift trucks to achieve maximum efficiency in its state-of-the-art aluminium extrusion factory. 

The ‘Beach Hut’ - Reinventedy RIBA Award Winning Architects’ practice

The British seaside. Think promenades, ice creams, fish and chips (probably rain!) -  and of course, the defining architectural feature - the beach hut.

ISO Chemie’s ISO-BLOCO ONE Sealant Tape Gains BBA

Foam sealants specialist ISO Chemie’s ISO-BLOCO ONE self-adhesive weather tight tape for window frames has gained British Board of Agrement (BBA) product approval certification.

Garden Room Designer

The Consultancy has used all its expertise in developing window and door designers to produce its first ever online, 3D product configurator for garden rooms.

ERA’s Surefire Multi-Point Lock Provides Extra Stability For Force 8 Composite D...

The auto firing multi-point lock, SUREFIRE, from security experts ERA, has helped Force 8, a leading window and door manufacturer to offer their customers a superior range of composite doors.

West Port Appoints New Sales Director 

Lake District based timber window and door specialist West Port have recently announced Ian  Newey as the new Sales Director.

Letter from Rob McGlennon, Deceuninck MD

Over the past two weeks, with Government encouragement, the construction industry has started to return safely to work. A survey by Build UK (29 April) of major contractors reported close to 70% of... 

Margin ‘Lost’ In 90% Of Bi-fold Sales

Specialist integral blind manufacturer, Hitech Blinds, has released figures which suggest the industry is missing out on higher margin sales by failing to exploit opportunities to up-sell glass spe... 

Door & Hardware Federation will Debut at FIT Show 2021

The Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) is set to make its FIT Show debut at the NEC next May.

GGF Provides Greater Clarity On Covid-19 Guidance

Following reported confusion in the Glass & Glazing industry last week around the issue of whether or not companies can work in domestic properties, the GGF contacted the Government with some o... 

Should UK Construction Be Returning To Work

Confused about whether you should or could return to work?  We’re now in the third week of shutdown (at the time of writing.) It’s been a difficult time for us, our customers and our suppl... 

Sidey Windows Get Energy Saving Trust Endorsed

Scottish fenestration company, Sidey, are now Energy Saving Trust Endorsed, reinforcing the thermal efficiency levels of their windows.

Horses For Courses

Although the consideration of whether web or desktop based applications are the best for business IT requirements might not be at the top of your daily to do list, it may be something you will be a... 

New Distribution Deal In Canada For Regalead

RegaLead, UK manufacturer of decorative glass components, glazed units and specialist coatings for the fenestration sector, has signed an exclusive sales and distribution deal with Door Com Product... 

Full Speed Ahead For New MG Dealership Thanks To Glasshouse Ltd And CDW Systems

CDW Systems, the specialist aluminium fabricator recently helped one of its installer customers add the finishing touches to a brand-new car dealership in Cardiff. 

Widgets And Glazerite Provide NHS Product Support

When Jason Thompson, MD of Glazerite UK Group, asked for some product assistance to support a family member operating on the frontline at St Helier Hospital, London, Window Widgets were quick off t... 

Preparing For A Return

Further to new guidelines set by the government, Window Warehouse would like to take this opportunity to update you on their activities and plans moving forward.

The Lockdown Is Tough – But Here’s How Installers Could Come Out Of It Stronger...

Who saw this coming? We all knew coronavirus was a serious issue, and heading our way – but I don’t think any of us realised how quickly and radically it’d change the way we live and work.

Another Mila Hero To The Rescue

Mila’s impressive new product development programme for 2020 is now in full swing, with the launch of a new range of universal friction hinges.

Framexpress To Donate 5% Of 2020 Profits To NHS

Framexpress has pledged to donate 5% of its 2020 profits to the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal. The appeal has been launched to raise £100 million to support the amazing NHS staff a... 

Residence Inspires Installers Through Lockdown

While the industry may well be in the latter stages of lockdown, The Residence Collection has continued to inspire installers with several educational e-mail bulletins designed to help installers w... 

Windows Plus Steps Up To Support The NHS

Profile 22 fabricator Windows Plus is fitting infection control doors and privacy screens in Warwick Hospital enabling staff to safely put on and take off protective clothing before entering or lea... 

Liniar Moves Swiftly to Help Front Line Workers

Innovative PVCu systems company Liniar has developed a new supply chain whilst its extrusion facility is temporarily closed – producing protective face visors for front line workers.

Customade Group Signs Widest Ranging SBD Agreement

Customade Group has further underlined its commitment to supply an unequaled range of products and services with news that it has signed, what it claims to be, the widest ranging Secured by Design ... 

Endurance Surge Ahead With Record Number Of New Accounts

Endurance Doors brought on a record one hundred and twenty-three new accounts in quarter 1 2020, as installers across the UK made the change to the highly regarded, solid and secure composite door ... 

Doorco Revolutionises Production With Integrated Barcoding

DOORCO integrates universal customer barcoding into its production, taking another step closer to the UK’s first JIT composite door supply chain. 

Bohle Launches New ‘Smart’ Glass Surface Protection Coating

Bohle has launched BriteGuard  Pro, its new ‘smart’ end-user glass surface protection coating, replacing a three-stage coating process with a single application.

Modplan Donates Its Stock Of PPE To Local Doctors’ Surgery

Trade fabricator Modplan has just donated its stock of personal protective equipment (PPE) to its local doctors’ surgery to help protect NHS staff as they tackle the Covid-19 outbreak. 

Defining Design With The Residence Collection

Most PVCu systems houses are defined by profile shape and colour and while that’s also true for The Residence Collection, they are also expressed through premium hardware, exclusive finishes and ... 

Howells Glazing - Our Story

Walter Howells began Howells Glazing in 1973 from the front room of his home and through sheer dedication and hard work saw the company grow from strength to strength.  As the company prospere... 

Mila Shares Safe Working Guidelines

Mila has just announced a partial reopening of its warehouse to provide a limited delivery service to customers working on commercial contracts.

New Conservatory And Orangery Drawing Service Launched

With many installers reliant on their suppliers for conservatory and orangery drawings it’s become more difficult to obtain these drawings from them due to reduction in staff due to the current p... 

GGF Gets Government Clarification On Essential Workers

The GGF  has been asked by many Member companies for clarification on whether they should or should not remain open for business. 

Fentrade’s New Flush Casement Window Will Open Opportunities For Installers When...

Aluminium trade fabricator Fentrade Aluminium Building Products has announced it will start manufacturing the Optio 58BW Flush window from AluK when the industry reopens. 

A Window Into The Past

With demand for affordable heritage-style windows continuing to increase, fabricators and installers should consider innovative uPVC solutions designed with this trend in mind, says a leading polym... 

Radical, Trad, New-Build Or Retrofit?…One Site Shows It All For Lumi

Radical, Trad, New-Build Or Retrofit? Apeer now has had the unique opportunity to showcase all four of these on one single site.

What Does Covid-19 Mean For Uk Industry?

With the Coronavirus pandemic escalating day by day and businesses being forced to suspend operations a new industrial revolution may be upon us. David Leng, Group Chief Executive at Customade Grou... 

GQA To Sponsor National Fenestration Awards 2020

GQA Qualifications, a fenestration industry awarding body, has announced its sponsorship of the National Fenestration Awards (NFA) for the fifth year running.

Trade Customers Say G19 Winner Nolan’s Service Is ‘Exceptional’

Deceuninck fabricator and G19 winner, Nolan uPVC has been praised by trade customers for outstanding service and support.

Customer Service Excellence From Endurance

Over the last 18 months, Endurance Doors have invested considerably in the way in which they communicate and interact with their customers, with the mantra of ‘Customer Service Excellence’ reve... 

Prefix Launch #100%WARM Campaign

Prefix Systems have just launched a #100%WARM campaign, to help communicate to the trade and consumers the fact that their WARMroof has been designed and engineered throughout to be a true ‘warm ... 

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