8th May 2018
 
Mila Launches New Cost Effective Tilt And Turn Hardware Range
 

Mila has partnered with the award winning European hardware manufacturer AXOR to bring a brand new range of tilt and turn hardware to the UK market.

Suitable for windows from 400mm to 1520mm wide and 370mm to 2390mm high, the new range gives fabricators a cost effective alternative to the Siegenia tilt and turn hardware which Mila already distributes, and widens the choice available for Mila customers.

 
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CORGI Fenestration To Sponsor “Building Our Skills”
 

CORGI Fenestration has announced its sponsorship of the new Building Our Skills initiative from GQA Qualifications. Building Our Skills is a strategic initiative designed to help bridge the widening skills gap which is developing in the fenestration industry. Its primary objective is to encourage new entrants to join the industry, and to develop their skills through qualifications and training.,

 
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Dear Gerald: Fire Safety Is Far More Than Just Fire Doors
 

Dear Gerald,

The tragedy of the Grenfell Tower disaster last year has quite-rightly put fire safety back at the top of the industry’s agenda where it belongs. Since these devastating events last June, manufacturers, suppliers, installers and end-users have all been questioning not only the quality of their fire-rated products, but also their performance.

 
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“The lightest Tiled Conservatory Roof On The Market” – Says Universal Trade Frames

 

Trade fabricator Universal Trade Frames claims to offer its customers the lightest tiled conservatory roof on the market by supplying Ultraroof from Ultraframe. But for Managing Director Brian Kruger, that’s just the start. “The Ultraroof allows our customers to capitalise on the growing trend in solid-roof conservatory solutions. Not only is it the lightest tiled conservatory roof on the market, it’s also one of the strongest, the brightest, the warmest and the fastest to fit.”

 
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Aluminium Windows Replace PVC-U In ALUK’s Winning Project For April

 

The Milford Window Company has won AluK’s April Installation of the Month competition with a project which perfectly demonstrates the versatility of its aluminium window and door systems

The Godalming based installer completed a stylish makeover on a 1930s property, replacing white PVC-U windows and doors with sleek

 
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Everglade Windows Set To Help Customers Adapt To Challenging Market At 2018 Conference

 

“There aren’t many events where you would find the latest industry insight, real business support, dispute management advice, new product launches and a talk about the rise of the robots,” says Jay Patel, Sales & Marketing Director at Everglade Windows. “But, we like to do things a little differently here.”

The Everglade Trade Customer Conference is back for its 12th consecutive year, and London’s No.1 fabricator has arranged

 
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The People Behind The Product

 

Freefoam has announced the launch of three new short videos to promote the business online and through social media. Showcasing the faces behind the product and the production and distribution facilities located in Northampton, all three give a real insight into how pvc building products are made and distributed from start to finish.

With social media becoming an essential part of any companies marketing strategy Freefoam are committed to producing high quality,

 
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All Pane And All Gain

 

Frame Fast UK has smashed its own goals with glass unit production, as it’s now manufacturing more than 1,300 insulated glass units every week.

“Opening the glass factory has been a big benefit to customers,” says Nigel Leivers, Director at Derby based manufacturers Frame Fast. “We have seen production continue to grow as demand has continued to rise. In fact,

 
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New Website From BM Aluminium

 

BM Aluminium has launched a brand new website at www.bmaluminium.co.uk  highlighting both its LogiKal aluminium processing software and its new associated MES barcode scanning and factory management system.
According to the company, the website illustrates the key features which make LogiKal the number one software choice in the aluminium sector – from inputing elements and estimation, to fabrication

 
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New Technical Manager For The Residence Collection And Window Widgets

 

Mike Hart has joined The Residence Collection and Window Widgets as their new technical manager, bringing with him considerable experience from one of the leading German systems companies, where he enjoyed a distinguished 14-year career.

With a degree in Product Design and Engineering, coupled with his unrivalled experience as a design engineer and technical manager,

 
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Become A Winner – Literally – With The Help Of Glazerite

 

Last November The Glazerite UK Group won the coveted Fabricator of the Year category of the G Awards, the glass and glazing industry’s awards event, which is presented at a glamorous ‘Oscar’-style ceremony at the prestigious Hilton Hotel in London’s Park Lane each year. And Glazerite has pledged to offer support to any of its customers that believe they too deserve to be recognised by writing their entry for them.

 
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ISO CHEMIE Tape Has New Low Carbon Homes Sealed

 

ISO-CHEMIE’s expanding foam sealing tape has been specified for a low carbon housing project, which incorporates the latest developments in sustainable building technologies.

More than 240 properties at Little Kelham on Kelham Island, on the banks of the River Don in Sheffield, feature ISO BLOCO ONE tape, which provides a high performance airtight, acoustic and thermal seal

 
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Birmingham Conservatoire Named Project Of The Year At RICS Awards

 

The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire was named as Project of the Year at the RICS West Midlands Awards at Grand Station in Wolverhampton.

The ceremony celebrated the most impressive and community beneficial property schemes, with the Conservatoire also taking home the Design through Innovation award.

 
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New Operations Director For Borough IT

 

The GGF Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Linda Wood as Operations Director for Borough IT – the Group’s IT Company.

Linda has worked in IT from the age of 16 and has developed her skills extensively. Kick starting her career as a PC Engineer and gaining experience across infrastructure projects,

 
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New Texting Initiative From The Window Company (Contracts)

 

The Window Company (Contracts) has introduced a new texting reminder service to ensure residents don’t miss out on important appointments scheduled during their window or door replacement programme.

The award winning social housing specialist, working on projects across London and the South East, phones and then sends out letters to residents to confirm when they can expect their new windows

 
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Trade News

Dear Gerald

I notice no one has replied to Ian Cocken’s letter (is Foil Base Surface Stability A Ticking Time Bomb, 20 March 2018).

Ian comments on reports of failures caused by surface stability of foiled products,

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Roseview Makes 100th Appointment After Milestone Year

Sash window specialists Roseview have kicked off the year with another important milestone.

Having already celebrated forty years in business last year, and made a landmark Fensterbau debut in March,

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Between Glass Blinds Joins The GGF

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is pleased to announce that Between Glass Blinds (BGB) has joined the Federation.

Between Glass Blinds is a leading manufacturer of double-glazed units

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GAP Becomes The Latest SupaLite Roof Supplier

With increasing demand for their tiled roof systems, manufacturers SupaLite have announced a new supply partnership with GAP, one of the UK’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of building products.

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Product News

Carl F Groupco Confirms Growth Of High Spec Hardware

Hardware distributor Carl F Groupco endorses the findings of the ‘Door and Window Fittings Market Report - UK 2018-2022’ produced by AMA Research Ltd.

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AluFoldDirect Launches AluK’s Infinium Minimal Frame Glazing

Infinium is now available from AluFoldDirect, so installation companies can make the most of the premium domestic market for minimal frame glazing.

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Glass & Glazing

Doorco Offers Glazing Service To Give Customers The Bespoke Edge

In response to customer demand, DOORCO has invested in a specialist glazing service to better support customers in the rising popularity of the contemporary composite door.

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On-Site

Fenestration Fit For Purpose At New London Sports Centre

A new sports centre situated within the Royal Borough of Greenwich’s Sutcliffe Park Nature Reserve is making the most of the natural beauty of its surroundings with a high performance aluminium fenestration package from Senior Architectural Systems.

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Internet

Discover The Hub!

REHAU has launched Discover, a new digital campaign designed to promote its specification office in London to customers and industry partners.

The REHAU Hub provides education, training and sales services,

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Automated Order Monitoring From Business Micros Maximises Fabricator Efficiency

Business Micros has added a clever new module to its EvoNET business management software which makes sure that every order is kept on track.

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Marketing

The Climatec Group Are Celebrating Their 25Th Birthday, With A Brand-New Look And New Websites To Suit!

What a difference 25 years make! Back in 1993, in a small factory unit of 3,000ft² in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, Climatec Windows fabricated their first Rehau S706 uPVC window. Fast forward 25 years,

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Events

Global Chief Economist To Speak At The Glazing Summit

The Glazing Summit stepped up a gear this week with the announcement of Walter Boettcher PhD as a keynote speaker.

Walter is the Chief Economist at Colliers International,

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Fensa Celebrates Sweet 16Th Birthday

FENSA staff celebrated in style as the Competent Person Scheme kicked off its 16th anniversary celebrations at its London offices.

FENSA, one of the largest and longest established Competent

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