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Taking Care Of The Commercial Sector With R7

R7 windows and doors from The Residence Collection were recently supplied by their manufacturing partner, Frametrade and installed by The Nottingham Window Company at Graysford Hall, a new luxury c... 

Endurance Reaffirms Its 3mm Bowing Guarantee

Following on from the announcement in September 2020, Endurance Doors have reaffirmed their 3mm bowing guarantee for their range of solid core composite doors, despite recent weather.

Step Up In Style With Tuffx

A stunning home renovation in Winchester was finished off with a dramatic entrance hall featuring a staircase with laminated toughed glass supplied by TuffX. 

Team Strengthened

FIT Show organisers have announced a key appointment to its  marketing team with the appointment of Zoe Wooster as portfolio marketing manager. 

Success 'Through The Roof' At Premier Roof Systems

A fast-growing fenestration firm, which marks its 10th anniversary this year, is going from strength to strength following its first acquisition.

Successful Refurbishment: Academy Of Fine Arts, Nuremberg

Heritage conservation requirements often make the refurbishment of buildings that no longer meet contemporary standards a challenge. 

Trevor Cossins MD, P C Henderson 100 Years Of Sliding Success For P C Henderson

Sliding door gear manufacturer, P C Henderson, is proud to celebrate its 100th year in business - signifying an entire century of high quality manufacturing, product innovation and a dedication to ... 

New Amazon Distribution Centre Opts For Brandsafe Impact Protection

New electric vehicle (EV) charge point protectors are part of a package of safety and impact protection equipment from specialist Brandsafe that have been specified for Amazon’s new North East wa... 

BGF invests to help Brisant step up to the next level

Brisant-Secure announced in April that it has secured an investment from BGF. The investment will secure their ambitious long-term growth plans, and enable the company to develop further innovation... 

VEKA Compounds Sponsors PVC 2021

VEKA Compounds, the polymer division of VEKA Recycling Ltd, is supporting the forthcoming PVC 2021 event as part of what the firm’s Managing Director Simon Scholes calls ‘positive engagemen... 

Dekko Customers Sell More ‘Smart Doors’ Thanks To Kubu Product Samples

There has been a lot of buzz around ‘smart’ windows and doors over the last few years, and one company that has fully embraced this new technology is premium product fabricator Dekko Window... 

New Head Of Member Services For Certass

Danelle Kaukau has been named Head of Member Services at Certass, in recognition of her impressive work to support installers and their businesses.

Website Designs Available From BM Touch Store

Installers who want to boost their online presence using the Business Micros TOUCH Vendor lead generation and quoting software can now go one step further and get their website redeveloped as well.... 

New Guide To Conformity Marking And Third-Party Testing Published By GAI And DHF

A new technical briefing has been launched to keep door hardware professionals at the forefront of changes to conformity marking.

Morley Set To Make Big Impession At FiT Show 2021

Integral blinds manufacturer Morley Glass & Glazing is set to make a big impression with its 110m2 exhibition stand at the FIT Show in September.

AluK Research Reveals Post-Covid Opportunities

Almost 70% of architects in a recent AluK survey said that they had changed their approach to residential design as a result of the  pandemic, and more than 30% said that it had specifically a... 

Swisspacer UK Launches La Defender Balustrade Range

Warm edge spacer bar supplier Swisspacer has extended its range of innovative solutions for glass with the launch of La Defender, a suite of high performance balustrade systems designed for res... 

Planet Roofing Has Moved!

Having been around for over twenty years now,  Planet Roofing  have been through their fare share of growing pains.  One of the problems with growing is how to expand. Paul Rickman, ... 

Monmouthshire Window Company Reframes The Question With New Modern Offering

Despite the forced closure of its three showrooms during lockdown, the team at The Monmouthshire Window Company have been busy behind the scenes over a bumper 12 months for the firm.

BetweenGlassBlinds Creates Your Perfect Garden Room

Garden Rooms are a hot topic at the moment. Everyone from Ideal Homes to The Sunday Times has been extolling the virtues of having a dedicated space away from the house to work, surrounded by natur... 

Tommy Trinder’s Magic Paintbrush - A “Game Changer” When Modelling Colour Option...

Long gone are the days when windows were white or woodgrain. But since colour exploded onto the scene installers have struggled to find ways to demonstrate the burgeoning range of options that are ... 

Social Selling, All You Need To Know From Freefoam

Freefoam Building Products has released a new document of guidelines to help roofline and cladding installers promote their business and services on social media.

Bi-Folding Door Evolution

With a host of brand-new Innovations MFT brings a premium bi-folding door into the market at a price point to make it the buyers “natural selection”

Neil Evans Neil Evans On His First 50 Days As Veka Md

Just 50 days into his new role as MD of VEKA plc, Neil Evans explains how the company has started the year with record breaking results.

UAP Ltd Unlocks The Door To Celebrations For Its Silver Anniversary

The company maybe more familiar with plated steel, but it will be silver all the way for UAP Ltd in 2021 as the hardware specialist celebrates its silver anniversary after 25 years in business.

Adminbase Extends Popular Dashboard Feature And Enhances Kpi Reporting

AdminBase, the web-based business management software system from Ab Initio, has extended its popular Dashboard feature – and enhanced its KPI reporting function – to make life even easier for ... 

Sheerline Reveals First Launch Partners

Sheerline, Garnalex’ ground-breaking aluminium window and door system is now available from official launch partners. 

Winner Winner

The winner of February’s Custom Fit and Built SeeMore Putter competition is Tim Price from Kingsway Glazing of Tamworth, Staffs.  

Additional Capacity At Modplan Supports Long-Term Growth

Trade fabricator Modplan has made several strategic investments, which has opened up new opportunities and provided additional capacity to support their long-term growth efforts.

Widgets Achieves Zero Landfill Mark

After a two-and-a-half-year waste management programme, Window Widgets has now achieved a zero-landfill mark, as the company looks to build further upon its impressive green credentials.

Cleaner Rebates Are The Stylish Choice, Says The Residence Collection

The Residence Collection has set the design standard in the premium PVCu systems segment for some years now in terms of single and dual colour options, profile shape and also in the way in which th... 

Howells Rallies For Ickworth Squash Court

As part of a major conservation project to repair the roof of Ickworth, which is cared for by the National Trust, Howells Patent Glazing has supplied and installed a replacement glazed roof with ve... 

UK Doors Online Invests In FOM Industrie Adir C CNC Machining Centre From Haffne...

Specialist aluminium door manufacturer UK Doors Online has recently invested in a FOM Industrie Adir C CNC Machining Centre from Haffner Murat. 

Heritage Gets Smarter With Kubu

Shrewsbury-based Heritage Glass has become the latest high profile installation company to become a Kubu installer, adopting their pioneering smart-sensors on a range of doors in a newly refurbishe... 

FUHR Stable Door Gearing Supports Timber And Composite Sectors

Hardware distributor Carl F Groupco, long-standing supplier of the full FUHR door lock range, announces new options of the manufacturer’s stable door gearing. 

Rocal Group Completes Management Buy-Out

Rocal Group, which includes Rocal Insulating Panels, Rocal Indoor, Rocal Foiling, Rocal SIPs, Rocal Extrusions and the Endurance Doors brand, has been acquired by the existing management team from ... 

Thermoseal Group Is An International Fast Track 200 Business!

As published in the twelfth annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table, Thermoseal Group has been ranked no.96 in the league of businesses with fastest-growing international sale... 

Effortlessly Perfect Results With Tuffx

The key to making something look effortless is ensuring there is hard work happening behind the scenes — as in the case of a floating glass staircase recently installed with specialist glass supp... 

The Door Company Stafford Receives Top Endurance Accolade

The Door Company Stafford is the latest high profile installation company to be awarded Installer of the Month for Endurance Doors, the premium solid timber core composite door brand. 

Create Opportunities And Maximise Potential Webinar

I have taken hundreds of thousands of pounds in work out of the LinkedIn platform. I believe it’s very easy to do, I certainly don't believe there is any magical trick. There’s no arguing that ... 

Curo, Emplas And Kubu For A Smarter New Build Standard

Curo Group have become the first housebuilder in the UK to provide PVC doors equipped for Kubu smart-sensor technology as standard on all new sites, in partnership with their manufacturing partner,... 

Dave Thomas, Haffner Murat Haffner Murat Finalises The Largest Ever Stand At FiT 2021

Haffner Murat has announced its presence at FIT 2021 with the largest ever stand in the show’s history, an eyewatering 405 sqm of exhibiting space.  

Tribute to Stephen Byers

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Stephen Byers, co-developer of the ClearShield System and co-founder and MD of Ritec International Limited. 

Google Maps The Latest In A System That Never Stops Evolving

Long term AdminBase user Bradley Scott Windows says Maps are an excellent addition.

Widest Range Of Colour Trims From Edge Building Products

With the home renovations market set to continue growing this year, and a majority of homeowners admitting they plan to stay at home long after lockdown restrictions have eased, the window installa... 

When Time Is Tight, Think Tuffx

A stunning single-storey property in Scotland was given a high-end exterior finish against the clock, thanks to glass supplied in double-quick time by TuffX. 

Three Sets Of Twins

The powerful new TWIN™is a single machine with two opposing throats allowing simultaneous operation from both sides by separate operators, effectively doubling output of arrissed (seamed) glass f... 

Mila’s Website Updated For Lockdown 3

Mila has redesigned its website to help all those customers who are now working remotely again as a result of the latest government restrictions.

Modplan Becomes A Member Of Manufacturing Wales

Trade fabricator Modplan has become a member of Manufacturing Wales, a prestigious association representing the vision and ambitions of manufacturers across Wales. 

New VEKA MD Shares His Strategic Approach To 2021 And Beyond

The newly appointed MD of VEKA plc, Neil Evans, has a clear strategy for 2021 and is leading the business to ensure the company, and its customers, continue to thrive in challenging times, not just... 

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