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Mini Room Marketing For Garden Rooms

Making Your Space have just launched Mini-Room, a showroom sample of their impressive Garden Room system that’s been designed to make installation quick and easy thanks to the adoption of the lat... 

Seize The Day With New Agate Grey

In line with their strategy of helping customers grow Freefoam have announced the launch of a new colour, Agate Grey, to their foiled range. 

Sarah Pedals For Pounds In Support Of We Mind And Kelly Matters

“When I am finishing mile 42 of a training ride, it’s easy to question why I said yes to the latest cycling challenge,” says Balls2 Marketing’s joint MD Sarah Ball. “But it doesn’t take... 

Fabricators Call For An Alternative Approach To Pushing Price Rises Down The Hom...

Six fabricators of products to the home improvement sector have called for a halt to the ongoing practice of pushing price rises at the top down the supply chain.

Window Warehouse Goes From Strength To Strength - Remi Cake, Operations Director

In recent years, the team here at Window Warehouse has gone from strength to strength. In the face of the pandemic we adapted, evolved and continued to grow. Our company is now at new heights, havi... 

Pyramid Aluminium Launch New Easy-Click Glazing Bead

Pyramid Aluminium are helping make installers’ lives easier with their new easy-click glazing bead. SlimFold, the innovative new bi-fold door with 100mm sightlines, features the new bead system w... 

New Easy To Use Ordering System

Glassinfo are pleased to announce the 2022 version of Glassinfo, a cost effective software system that makes it easy to order sealed units, window frames or both.

Customers Flock To FIT Around Korniche Displays At The NEC

Huge interest and large crowds were on hand to see Made For Trade’s innovative range of Korniche products, as the North East-based company returned to the FIT Show in Birmingham after a three-yea... 

Freefoam Team Celebrate 60 Years Of Long Service

Freefoam Building Products are delighted to award Long Service awards to five team members. Four have been with the company ten years, and one for 20 years – an amazing achievement – making a t... 

Tuffx Launches The UK’s Most Energy Efficient Rooflight

Glass specialist TuffX has announced the launch of Infinity Ecolite, which they claim is the UK’s most energy efficient rooflight. 

Carl F Groupco Has The Hardware To Meet Flush Casement Window Demand

With the rise in demand of flush casement windows, it’s never been more important for fabricators to partner with a hardware supplier that can offer the full range of hardware solutions for this ... 

TWC Set To Unveil £250,000 Home Improvement Showroom

TWC, one of Wiltshire’s leading home improvement specialists has officially opened the doors on its new £250,000 Swindon showroom.

Time To Act In Everyone’s Best Interests

Open letter from the Chair of the Cornwall Group, Mark Mitchell, about why the current pricing model is broken.

First Touch Portal Ordering System Goes Live At Endurance Doors

Endurance Doors has launched the UK’s first TOUCH Portal live online ordering system, in partnership with the Business Micros Group.

Modplan Adds New Leka Ecotech Roofing System To Its Portfolio

Trade fabricator Modplan has just extended its Leka roofing products by adding the new Leka ecotech roofing system to its portfolio. 

Done Deal for GAP Dundee

GAP, the trade specialists in low maintenance building products, have opened their 9th depot in Scotland. 

“We Must Prepare Ourselves For The Future”

“It is only a matter of time until window manufacturers and window makers will have to engage more with life cycle assessments, including in the DACH region,” says Mario Kindler, product manage... 

NEW Timber Fixing Plate for Frameless Glass Balustrade by Pure Vista

With the majority of houses being of timber framed construction this new fixing allows the design of a building to incorporate the correct sized framework is included for the installation of a glas... 

Time for a Close-hup!

Ultraframe has announced the opening of a brand new showroom at its Clitheroe HQ, dedicated to the new hup! building system.

A Bond For Life

Jack Aluminium’s JD47 system has once again showed its incredible versatility, being used for a bonded double door set at the headquarters of one of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies... 

Shepley Launch New Composite Door Range

Trade fabricator Shepley has expanded its collection of composite doors with the launch of the new Modernist range.

New CAD Service From Premier Arches Set To Help Fabricators Get Ahead

Within the arched frame market, it can often be difficult to envisage what the exact product will look like before it’s been made, which can sometimes lead to misunderstandings between fabricator... 

Burg-Wächter's Secure Communities Scheme Keeps West Mids Community Centre Safe

A community centre in the West Midlands is benefiting from Burg-Wächter UK's 'Secure Communities Scheme'. The security specialist swung into action upon hearing about the need for Pelsall Communit... 

Walsall Glass Firm Investing To Maximise Window Of Opportunity

Brownhills Glass has invested over £160,000 in two new high-quality machines to bolster its glass processing division, thanks to hire purchase facilities provided by Lloyds Bank.

GGF Tackles Skills Shortage

The first cohort of apprentices to join the Glass & Glazing Federation’s Skilled Pathways Scheme, recently completed a 5 day induction course at the Milton Keynes site of GGF scheme partner T... 

New Trucks For New Sites For Window Recycling

National UPVC Recycling company CNC Recycling are delighted to have taken delivery of the first of two new brand new IVECO S-way tractor units.

BetweenGlassBlinds Launches the Vision Fund

BetweenGlassBlinds is dedicated to being an active member of both our local community and the glass and glazing network. As such, we have created the Vision Fund, our way of giving back and support... 

CRL Brooklyn: Sliding Doors With Style

Suitable for both residential and commercial projects, the CRL Brooklyn frame system brings style and timeless elegance to sliding glass door partitioning thanks to its striking matte black finish.... 

New HR Director Joins Aluk UK Board

Six months after joining AluK in the newly created role of HR Business Partner, Kirsty Parker has been appointed to the UK board as HR Director.

ERA Delivers High Security With New 2* TS 007 Door Handle

ERA, home security and fenestration component provider, has extended its premium range of Fab&Fix suited hardware with the launch of its new Berwick High Security 2* Door Handle.

New Premier Arches Website Goes Live

Following a record breaking year, arched and angled frame manufacturer Premier Arches has launched an innovative new website. 

Rockdoor Build On Successful FIT Show

Rockdoor, the original composite door manufacturer, have announced that their Trusted Installer network has increased by a record amount in the month of June as a result of a very successful first ... 

Supalite Launch Flat Roof Orangery System

SupaLite, the Preston-based tiled roof specialists, has added a brand-new flat roof orangery system to its existing portfolio of products.

A Garden Room Village Of Inspiration

If homeowners need any convincing about the lifestyle benefits of investing in a premium garden room, then the new village at Carr Gate Garden Centre near junction 41 of the M1 in West Yorkshire is... 

Freefoam is top pick for C & A Building Products

One of the largest independent UK stockholders of plastic building products, C & A Building Products, has seen such an increase in sales of Freefoam, that its range of products now accounts for... 

Modplan Further Strengthens Their Sales Management Team

Trade fabricator Modplan has further strengthened its Sales Management team with the recruitment of two new Business Development Managers, Gareth Burgess and Matthew Davies.

In The Frame With Glass Balustrade Systems

Glass balustrades are increasingly being chosen to enhance the visual appeal of a structure’s exterior and interior too. 

Worth Waiting For? Ian Latimer - Managing Director Emmegi (UK)

Anyone who’s had any building work done on their home or tried to order a new car over the past year or so will be very familiar with the supply chain issues which are impacting the whole of the ... 

Part L Changes Likely To Prompt Surge In UKCA Testing Demand For Door And Window...

Incoming changes to Part L of the Building Regulations are likely to intensify testing demand in the run up to the December 31 deadline for UKCA certification.

Building Our Skills Launches Action Plan for 2022-23

Building Our Skills - Making Fenestration, Glass and Glazing a Career of Choice has launched its action plan for the next twelve months. 

Carl F Groupco Stocks New Patented Release And Turn Handle

Independently-owned hardware distributor, Carl F Groupco has further expanded its product hardware inventory with the introduction of the new patented Release and Turn (RT) handle by J Banks & ... 

New Branding Highlights A Sharper Focus In Made For Trade’s Next Chapter

Made For Trade was delighted to reveal a refreshed and reimagined corporate identity for the parent company at the Fit Show.

Wayne Heath Aluk Appoints Retail Specialist In New Sales Director Role

AluK has appointed retail sales specialist Wayne Heath as Sales Director for the trade and residential side of its operation. This is a new position and reflects AluK’s commitment to putting its ... 

Versatile

Vision magazine takes a closer look at the newly-launched Ultraframe Flat Roof system with Alex Hewitt, Ultraframe Marketing Director, to find out more about the system and how a Flat Roof can be m... 

Band Of Builders Charity Appoints First CEO

Band of Builders has appointed its first Chief Executive Officer as part of ambitious plans to significantly increase the registered charity’s ability to help members of the UK construction indus... 

Yale Slotvents Now In Stock At Mila

Mila has added the new Yale SlotVent contemporary styled trickle vents to its range, making it easy for customers to comply with the ventilation requirements in Approved Document F. 

Aluk Leading The Way With Its Response To Part L

AluK’s latest initiative designed to cut through all the confusing industry noise around the upcoming changes to Part L was a highly successful Customer Forum held at Aston Villa’s Villa Park s... 

Get Trained hup! For The Building Revolution

Those wanting to learn how to build the better way can now get ‘hup! close and personal’ with the revolutionary hup! building system at a series of free of charge, hands-on training sessions at... 

Avocet’s New Products Were The Perfect FIT

The dust has settled. The stands broken down and mothballed. Sales staff are busy working through the leads and reaching out to customers. FIT Show 2022 has finished…and now the hard work starts!... 

Summer Garden Giveaway

Our great British summer has finally landed, and to celebrate the fine weather, Edge Building Products are giving their customers the chance to win a selection of fabulous garden-themed prizes thro... 

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