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Morley Glass Goes Large To Boost Deliveries And Glass Recycling Volumes

Integral blinds manufacturer Morley Glass & Glazing has taken delivery of six new Luton vans which not only boost its nationwide delivery capacity as demand grows, but greatly increase the amou... 

Kawneer Introduces An Enhanced +/- 5mm Expansion Joint To Its High-Performance A...

One of the main complexities in designing a glazed façade is the accommodation of slab movement/deflection, and due to the extension of structural spans seen in contemporary building designs, slab... 

New Design Options For GRiPCORE

GRiPCORE, the new solid core composite door from DOORCO, is now available with an exclusive design portfolio which includes new and updated door styles, 25 new colours and 7 exclusive glass choices... 

greenteQ Mirage Fingerprint Padlock

Forget about keeping a key for your padlocks. Mirage is a robust short shackle padlock that uses fingerprint recognition rather than a key for locking and unlocking.

Sioned Roberts, AluK Will The Industry Find A Way?

Within a year, we’ll see the first changes to Part L of the Building Regs, in line with the requirements of the Future Homes Standard. In June 2022, U-Values for windows and glazed doors in new b... 

Sheerline Adds New Gloss HIPCA White To Stocked Range

In response to customer demand, Garnalex has introduced a new gloss finish, HIPCA White, to its range of stocked colours for Sheerline windows and doors. 

Bedfordshire Windows Continues To Invest With Haffner

Trade and retail fabricator Bedfordshire Windows has invested in a new SMR-4 Four-Headed Welder and TT425 Double Mitre Saw from award-winning machinery experts, Haffner. 

Werbar Sales Are Soaring Says Widgets

With supplies of steel across all manufacturing sectors still not yet stabilised from an availability perspective along with several price hikes, Window Widgets have experienced a surge in demand f... 

New Homes Feature Freefoam Fortex Embossed Cladding

Freefoam are delighted to release a new case study featuring Fortex embossed Double Shiplap  PVC cladding on four new homes in Stourbridge. 

Yale Patio Door Lock Supplied By Carl F Groupco

The Yale Patio Door Lock, supplied by door and window hardware distributor Carl F Groupco, is becoming increasingly popular, steadily gaining positive attention since first appearing in the range i... 

Andy Jones Steps Down From Victorian Sliders

Well respected Andy Jones, has stepped down as Group Managing Director at Victorian Sliders, to pursue new opportunities. 

Yale Launches Vertex The Comprehensive Hardware Range For Sash Windows

Yale has launched its complete Vertex range of vertical sliding hardware for the easy opening and closing of sash windows – the result of months of intense development by the company’s technica... 

ALuK Launches New Colour Collection

AluK is transforming its colour offering with the launch of a brand-new colour collection which it says will help trade customers win more business with stronger, more sustainable margins.

Tapes And Labels

With over 40 years specialist experience in the printing and production of self-adhesive labels  Links Labels & Tapes has the expertise to provide top quality label solutions to suit you. ... 

GQA Grows Its Field Of Influence

2021 marks the 20th year of operation of GQA Qualifications. During the past twenty years, the organisation has been humbled and honoured to find its influence growing amongst a broad range of key ... 

Exceeding Customers’ Expectations With BM Software

The declared Modplan ‘Mission’ is ‘to continually exceed customers’ expectations’, so, when they invested in a complete Business Micros’ Evolution and EvoNET software package, its aim w... 

Bohle Launches New Vetromount Option

Bohle has added a third profile option to its highly innovative easy-fit balustrading system, Vetromount.  

Everglade Windows Add Timber-Look Weld To Flush Upvc Range

Everglade Windows’ trade customers can now offer homeowners timber-look joints on Flush uPVC windows, after a significant investment in a new Quad Welder.

All Square For Further Residence Growth

R2, from The Residence Collection, is experiencing a surge in demand as both consumers and trade partners look to embrace the ultimate aluminium alternative window and door system, packed with uniq... 

Thanks Rishi!

The chancellor’s much heralded Super Deduction Tax gives businesses a capital allowance of 130% in the first year on any investments they make in qualifying plant and machinery.

Aluk’s Consumer Focused Website Goes Live

AluK said from the beginning of the first lockdown that it would use its considerable resources to support customers throughout the crisis. 

Granada Secondary Glazing Unveils New Website

Granada Secondary Glazing has launched its new, state-of-the-art website to improve and simplify the online journey for homeowners, trade customers and commercial partners alike.

Thermoseal Group to Sponsor the G21 Awards Champagne Reception

Thermoseal Group will again sponsor the Glass and Glazing Industry’s G-Awards Champagne Reception, hosted at the prestigious London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel.

FIT Show 2021 Lineup Sees Uplift In New Brands

Visitors to FIT Show 2021 can expect to see more new brands than ever before when the UK’s flagship event for the glass and glazing industry returns to the NEC this September (26-28, 2021.)

GQA In Offender Rehabilitation Support

GQA Qualifications is working closely with Novus to deliver training programmes that raise the aspirations of offenders, increase their employability skills and opportunities to find sustainable em... 

Half A Mile Away

Stuga Machinery Group has moved to new premises around half a mile from their previous location. 

Ian Short Morley Glass And Fenex Virtual Showrooms Prove A Great Success

During the pandemic, Morley Glass and Glazing have with the help of videoproduction4, the National Fenestration Awards and FENEX, funded, created and given away virtual showrooms to 50 companies.

Keeping Customers Comfortable In Style With Tuffx

As views go, Dylan’s restaurant, in the charming Victorian Welsh coastal town of Criccieth, must have one of the best. Right by the sea, it looks out across the bay towards Criccieth’s medieval... 

Tri-Tec Windows Turns To Haffner For New Machinery

Tri-tec Windows in Chelmsford has just purchased an SMR-5 Five Head Welding Machine from Haffner and the machine is already making a big difference to the company.

Window Warehouse Join The Kubu Smart Revolution

Now in its 35th year of business, Window Warehouse has become the latest manufacturing company to adopt Kubu smart-sensor technology in their residential doors.

#FilmFanFriday

Sarah Ball, Client Strategy Director at Balls2 Marketing and social media expert for the glazing industry, says use popular conversation topics for results on social media.  

Dan Holliday, MD New Kids On The Block

Essex-based White Storks Windows and Joinery Ltd has only been trading since the beginning of 2021, and is already looking forward to expanding into larger premises thanks to the relentless drive t... 

Paul Sullivan, Anglo European Group Industry Needs A ‘Reality Check’ Warns Anglo European Boss

Paul Sullivan, CEO of Anglo European Group, the UK supplier of steel and aluminium frame reinforcement for window and door fabricators, has warned that the widely reported increasing prices for ste... 

VEKA Plc’s Technical Director, Paul Kennington The Issue Of The Trickle Vent

As consultations around the Government’s new Future Buildings Standard close, VEKA Plc’s Technical Director, Paul Kennington, applauds plans to make homes more energy efficient but questions wh... 

£2,000 Guarantee Endurance Enhance Security Offer With £2,000 Guarantee

Endurance Doors boast arguably the most secure composite door, thanks to a number of product innovations and now the security guarantee from their own branded ABS, dimpled key 3-Star cylinder has b... 

Knock, Knock…Who’s There? The Little Pink Book Of Jokes

As 21st birthday celebrations continue, Window Widgets have launched a fun and exciting charity campaign to help collate content for their Little Pink Book of Jokes, which everyone has the opportun... 

Endurance Enhances Its Lead Generation And Google Credentials

Continuing their investment in brand, lead generation and marketing, Endurance Doors have delivered improvements in their Google rankings for over 800 search terms and with it increased their lead ... 

Morley Glass And B&P Windows Team Up For Glass Recycling

Integral blinds manufacturer Morley Glass and Wakefield-based B&P Windows have teamed up to reduce their carbon footprints further by supplying all post-consumer glass products to Morley Glass ... 

Veka Launches State Of The Art Uk Virtual Tour

Veka plc has introduced a state of the art virtual tour allowing fabricators to view the factory, including the new Lamination building.  

 Lee Shellam & Marc Goodwin New Designhaüs Directors To Spearhead Business Growth

After a hugely successful first quarter, DesignHaüs, a double glazing home improvement and commercial glazing specialist, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of two ne... 

Sage Green With Envy!

Freefoam Building Products recently visited a homeowner to see how PVC cladding has both updated the property and ensured it is warm and comfortable for years to come. 

Kenrick Joins Joinery Network

Hardware supplier Kenrick has joined the Joinery Network as an affiliated partner. The West-Bromwich based firm is among a select few carefully selected businesses to join the network, which was es... 

Morley Glass Delivers Darkness On Demand With New Pleated Blackout Blinds

Morley Glass & Glazing is delivering darkness on demand with its launch of a new and exclusive blackout system for pleated integral blinds.

Demand For Colour Fuels 40% Growth For Deceuninck In Q1 2021

Deceuninck has reported growth of 40%, year-on-year, for the first quarter of 2021, following high levels of activity in the retail sector and strong demand for premium products including flush cas... 

Just One Look

As home improvement sales go through the roof, the latest improvements to the AdminBase installer management system make reporting as easy as looking at a car dash.

Veka Recycling’s Andy Burns Celebrates Ten Years’ Service

Andy Burns is set to celebrate ten years as a driver for VEKA Recycling in July.  Based in Burnley, Andy joined the company on 4th July 2011, making collections of PVC-U windows for recycling ... 

Your Machines Are Amazing!

Alongside their Ashton fully automatic arrissing line, leading Abu Dhabi manufacturer Google Process Glass Co has now installed an heavy duty manual arrisser.

Creating Beautiful Spaces – RoofWright Announces Launch Of Garden Room Software...

If you already sell and install Garden Rooms or are thinking about getting involved in this booming area of the market, RoofWright has the software to enable you to create beautiful designs for you... 

The Mila Hardware Edit

Hardware specialist Mila has spent lots of time and money since the start of the first lockdown making sure that its web presence does exactly what busy customers need it to do.

Online Investments At Alufold Direct Set To Drive Growth For Customers

A lot has been happening behind the scenes at the Blackburn-based aluminium fabricator AluFold Direct since last May, when Russell Yates was appointed Managing Director.

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