23rd November 2017
 
ER Certification Ltd Achieves Corgi Fenestration Audit Centre Accreditation
 

ER Certification Ltd has won recognition for its commitment to trust, reliability, expertise and quality by attaining CORGI Fenestration registration. CORGI Fenestration has been established to acknowledge the best in glazing company management, customer service, qualifications, the best qualified staff and their continuing professional development.

 
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Shepley In The Top 100
 

Solid sales growth in high-quality PVCu products and composite doors, has placed Shepley Windows in the top 100 fabricators/installers in the industry, reinforcing its position as a leading PVCu fabricator.

As the largest sole REHAU manufacturer, Shepley has flourished in a consolidated PVCu market.

 
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Excellence As Standard’s NVQ Support Helps Boost Skills
 

One of the biggest concerns in the industry at the moment is the impending skills gap. It’s a concern Epwin Window Systems is acutely aware of, but Sharn Samra, the company’s Marketing Director, says it is taking steps to tackle the issue. “We know that fabricators and installers are concerned about finding skilled workers and it’s something that Excellence as Standard,

 
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Fire Resistant Glass Specialist Promat UK Completes Major New Factory Programme

 

Promat UK, one of the country’s leading manufacturers of fire, thermal and acoustic solutions, has completed its multi-million pound development programme to create a new headquarters and manufacturing plant in Lancashire.

 
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A Smart Space To Sample Yale Smart Living

 

Yale’s Smart Living range has grown from strength to strength and to reflect this, a recent revamp and extension in the Yale offices has taken place to create a Smart Living showcase suite. The new space has a brickwork exterior to give the illusion of a house with roofline, CCTV, Alarm completed with a Conexis® L1 Smart Door Lock on the front door.

 
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Epwin Window Systems’ Katrina Earl appointed to National Sales Manager

 

National Sales Manager, Fenestration Division. In her new role, Katrina will report directly to Paul Lindsay, Sales Director and will be responsible for the development of sales within the Fenestration Division working across both Epwin Window Systems and the soon to be launched, Epwin Glass business.

 
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More Winners Than Ever At Gala G17 Awards

 

What a night it was at the G17 Awards with more trophies than ever to celebrate even more world-class products, people and initiatives when the industry gathered at the London Hilton on Park Lane to recognise the very best achievements throughout the year.

 
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Mila Wins Component Supplier Of The Year At The G-17s

 

Mila was named the Component Supplier of the Year at the G-17 Awards, in recognition of its outstanding work in tackling the industry wide issue of hardware corrosion, and its decision to deliver a new programme of Smart Hardware, Simple Guarantees to customers.

 
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Deceuninck Heritage Flush Sash Wins New Product Of The Year

 

Deceuninck’s Heritage Flush Sash, which forms part of the company’s Heritage Window Collection, has won the prestigious category of New Product of the Year at this year’s G-Awards. It’s not often we see something genuinely innovative in our market, but the Flush Sash from Deceuninck has delivered something new that provides

 
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The Swish Flush Casement Window Offers Stylish Versatility

 

The Swish Flush Casement Window offers quintessentially British style. It has the trademark aesthetics of the traditional nineteenth century window, but as Gerald Allen, Swish’s Marketing Manager points out, it isn’t only period homes that benefit from its charming aesthetics.

 
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‘Aluprof Expand London Office’

 

As the demand for Aluprof systems and solutions continues to grow the company has recently appointed Przemyslaw Federowski as Facade Engineer in their London office. The new post at the London office follows the recent appointment of two new Project Consultants at the company in August.

 
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ADM Windows Uses Spectus Flush Casement Windows To Recreate Traditional Aesthetics In A Farmhouse
 

Sheffield’s ADM Windows has just given a stone farmhouse in Maltby, South Yorkshire, a new lease of life by installing 17 Spectus Flush Casement windows and one bay window.

Aaron Fountain, Director of ADM Windows, said: “Our customer wanted to replace the ageing timber windows of his farmhouse and replace them with high quality windows that would

 
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Global Glass Named Glass Company Of The Year
 

Global Glass, the specialist IGU division of Synseal Group, has been named Glass Company of the Year at the G17 Awards.

The award was independently judged by the Glass and Glazing Federation’s Technical Officer, Richard Kells, who cited quality and growth as the key reasons the Global Glass entry stood out.

 
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Smartlink – The Clever Way To Build A Bay
 

Smartlink, the new aluminium bay and coupler system is the smarter way to build a bay says its manufacturer Anglo European. It’s compatible with all PVCu window systems and offers a ten-year warranty.

The Smartlink system includes square baypoles and couplers with variable angles to suit different window designs.

 
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G17 Victory For Real Aluminium
 

It was a victorious evening for REAL Aluminium when it clinched the winning trophy for ‘Promotional Campaign of the Year – Trade’ at the G17 Awards.

The prize was awarded to REAL Aluminium for its fully integrated campaign – ‘as easy as child’s play’ – which achieved incredible results in its first year.

 
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VBH Nominated For Best Hardware Company
 

VBH has been nominated for Best Hardware Company in the National Fenestration Awards (NFAs). Established in the UK for over 35 years, VBH is a leading distributor of window and door hardware products. It supplies well known hardware brands such as Yale, Maco and Roto as well as its own branded suite, greenteQ.

 
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Conservatory Outlet Ltd Get Creative For Cancer Research UK
 

Staff at uPVC fabricator Conservatory Outlet Ltd have gathered together in their finest fancy dress to create a charity fundraising calendar in aid of Cancer Research UK.

The idea of a fundraising calendar was suggested by factory and office staff in a recent staff forum event and has since captured the imagination of staff from all departments across the business.

 
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Trade News

Lowering VAT Threshold Would Drain Small Firms Of Time And Money

Small businesses across the UK are spending a working week every year complying with their Value Added Tax (VAT) obligations, according to new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

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Carl F Groupco’s Successful Year For Hardware Supply

A successful year for Carl F Groupco has affirmed the company’s position as a leading UK hardware supplier. Landmark achievements in 2017 have included the launch of a new catalogue. Featuring over 7,000 product lines,

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Major Industry Survey Shows How ‘Brexit Resistant’ Glass And Glazing Industry Is

A major survey of glass and glazing installers has revealed how the industry is reacting to the current economic and political climate.

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Edgetech And Sternfenster Hit The 1m Mark

Fabricator Sternfenster are celebrating a major manufacturing milestone.

Over ten years of partnership with Edgetech, Sternfenster have produced over one million IG units using Super

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Product News

Deceuninck Offers Aluminium Alternative

Hot on the heels of the announcement of its new grey substrate, Deceuninck UK has revealed a Smooth Matt Anthracite foil that along with its grey substrate provides a very real alternative to aluminium, says the company.

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Astraseal Advances Fire Door Range With New Winkhaus FD60 FireFrame

Astraseal has become the first fabricator in England to manufacture fire doors using FireFrame, the new, high-performance 60-minute fire door frame from Winkhaus.

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Yale Launches Flush Sash Shootbolt

The security specialists at Yale have launched a new Shootbolt lock to fit modern flush sash systems that offers the usual security credentials you would expect from Yale, with the additional convenience of a night vent facility.

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P C Henderson Release New Range Of Kit Packs Catering For Doors Up To 250kg

Sliding and folding door hardware manufacturer, P C Henderson, is pleased to announce that one of its most popular sliding door hardware products – Soltaire – is now available in a range of four different kit packs.

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People

Senior Operations Manager Sets The Scene For Future Growth At Roseview

Sash window specialists Roseview have boosted their factory team with an experienced new appointment.

Simon Liversidge joins the fast-growing fabricator as Senior Operations Manager,

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On-Site

‘Aluprof on the Square’

Built in 1772, ‘Square Chapel’ is a red brick built Georgian Chapel and one of only few square churches ever built. Almost thirty years ago, in 1988, the Square Chapel Trust was set up to save the Grade II listed chapel to convert it back into a place of worship and a performing arts centre in Halifax.

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Jackloc Specified For Upcoming Luxury Hotel In Iconic Dubai Hotspot

Fresh from securing approval from the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, Queen’s Award-winning restrictor specialists Jackloc® have been specified for a luxury hotel under construction on The Palm in Dubai.

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Training & Develpment

Fire Door Training From Bluesky Certification At Cambridge Fire Research

With all the publicity surrounding fire doors, Bluesky Certification is offering a one-day training course about fire doors at Cambridge Fire Research on Tuesday 13 March 2018. “The aim of the day is to give delegates an insight into what is important when specifying,

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Brochures

URBANroom Design Now In Print

Prefix Systems have just launched a new 8-page URBANroom brochure, which details the features and capabilities of this new contemporary glazed extension to the home.

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Awards

Glassolutions Wins G17 ‘Customer Care’ Award

GLASSOLUTIONS has won the ‘Customer Care’ category of the G17 awards for its commitment to quality customer care with the further development of its innovative and user-friendly e-commerce app.

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Victoria Gate Triumphs At World Architecture Festival

Victoria Gate in Leeds has scooped the Retail Project of the Year at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin.

This completes a perfect week for the retail outlet, having won two awards

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Charity

Icotherm Becomes Team Pudsey For Children In Need

The Icotherm Roof Systems’ team donned fluffy, yellow onesies on Thursday 16 November, to become Team Pudsey and raise money for Children in Need. Overall, the team raised £491.00 with donations from customers, suppliers, friends and family.

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SEH BAC Wins NHIC Community Benefit Award For West Cliff Theatre Transformation

After the successful transformation of the West Cliff Theatre in Clacton-on-Sea, established installer SEH BAC has won a prestigious award from the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC).

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