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8th November 2018
 
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Epwin Window Systems Joins Made In Britain Campaign
 

Epwin Window Systems has just announced it has become an official member of the Made in Britain campaign. Gerald Allen, Marketing Manager at Epwin Window Systems, said: “Naturally, we are proud to support British innovation and technology and we’re delighted to be part of the Made in Britain campaign.”

The Made in Britain campaign aims to bring together the entire manufacturing community in Britain so businesses can benefit in sales, marketing, exports and PR. It encourages buyers, specifiers and consumers to treat the Directory as the procurement site for British-made goods and an invaluable way to find new suppliers and buyers.

 
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Lest We Forget

 

AluK’s Senior Product Marketing Manager Dave Prout has been responsible for a truly fitting and inspirational memorial marking 100 years since the end of the first World War.

He has created a stunning tribute to all those who fought and died in the war at the Full Fathom Five sculpture overlooking the sea in his home town of Portishead, Bristol.

Dave has invited businesses, organisations and individuals to sponsor one of 100 oversized poppies which he has placed on each of the individual granite columns which make up the contemporary artwork.

 
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Record Supporters For Fire Door Safety Week Campaign
 

The award-winning Fire Door Safety Week campaign reached a new high in 2018, gaining support from more than 350 individuals, organisations and businesses, and reaching millions through press coverage and social media activity.

The week is run by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF), the Fire Door Alliance and the Fire Door Inspection Scheme, in partnership with the Home Office’s National Fire Safety campaign. It aims to stamp out the legacy of neglect of fire doors across the UK, while raising awareness of the crucial role that fire doors play in protecting lives.

 
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Quickslide Bosses Take 39 For The Team

 

Recruit, retain, repeat. This is the mantra it would seem bosses at award-winning manufacturer Quickslide have lived by for the last six months, after successfully taking on 39 new members of staff since April.

Applicants who showed a natural aptitude for integrity alongside their own practical skills have filled positions in all areas of the company, including three Sales Account Managers and 26 Fabricators. The cohort is a combination of individuals both from within,

 
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Listers Announce New MD With Exciting Appointment

 

Listers Central Ltd have announced the exciting appointment of Steve Gardiner to the role of Managing Director.

The prominent Stoke-based fabricator is looking to continue its growth in 2019 after what has been a hugely successful year, which included sales figures hitting £1m for the month of August.

Steve has an impressive CV in the industry and brings a wealth of experience to the role. He joined Everest in 1999 as Operations Director and helped grow the company from £80m-£165m in his 12 years there before leaving in 2010.

 
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Titon Acoustic Vents Set The Tone For Fairview Homes In London

 

Over 2,000 SF Sound Attenuator (SFSA) Xtra 2500EA vents and canopies from Titon have been installed throughout a variety of Fairview New Homes’ newly built houses and apartments in Greater London. These include new developments in Camden, Hornsey, Greenwich, Croydon and Cricklewood, each of which had precise air flow and acoustic specification requirements.

Titon’s products were incorporated into the windows fabricated by Dungiven-based Compass Windows & Doors, Ireland’s premier manufacturer of PVCu windows and doors.

 
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Glazerite And D&M Windows Team Up On Office Installations
 

Oldham-based D & M Windows and Doors Ltd has recently completed two large commercial installations using windows and doors fabricated by The Glazerite UK Group Ltd.

VEKA-approved installer, D & M Windows, was appointed by contractors Brown & Bancroft to work on the Siemens office building in Congleton, Cheshire, thanks to their extensive experience across the North West. The transformation of the building took three months to complete and involved the installation of 200 VEKA M70 windows, in White, over four floors.

 
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Emmegi Satellite XT Proves Perfect Choice For Clarke Facades

 

When Clarke Facades in Ballymena opened a dedicated fabrication side to their business last year, they chose an Emmegi Satellite XT 5 axis machining centre to give them the performance and capacity they needed to match their ambitions.

They wanted to be able to manufacture more of the curtain walling and bespoke architectural elements which they install on large scale building envelope projects across the UK and Ireland;

 
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Mighton Broadens Its Sash Security Offering
 

To many people, changing the clocks at the end of October signals the onset of cosy evenings, comforting casseroles and months of Saturday night singing. But the various upcoming festivities can also mean empty houses containing expensive gifts, and darkened evenings during which it’s easier not to be seen.

Amongst everything else, it’s the perfect time of year for burglars.

 
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Pilkington UK Delivers Glass Centrepeice In Aldi HQ Makeover

 

St Helens based glass manufacturer Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has helped to create a three-story structural glass cube as part of a makeover and extension at Aldi’s UK headquarters.

Aldi’s £70m investment in the site has added new architectural features to the building’s exterior and created 14,000 sqm of new space. Pilkington, working with Stoas Architects and Bennett

 
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New Planning And Conservation Guide From The Residence Collection

 

A new and detailed Planning and Conservation Guide has been published by The Residence Collection for trade partners, installers, architects, planners and homeowners, covering all aspects of timber casement alternative window design and specification.

The new 12-page guide is available as a download from the consumer facing website at www.residencecolletion.co.uk and on the dedicated trade website at www.residencecollectiontrade.co.uk,

 
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Thermoseal Group Gains Worldwide Interest At Glasstec Düsseldorf

 

Thermoseal Group reports a successful attendance at the Glasstec Exhibition in Düsseldorf 23-26 October 2018, both through enquiries at the Group’s 50m² booth and also at its highly successful after-show party hosted at McLaughlin’s Irish Bar aka. The ThermoBAR in Düsseldorf’s Altstadt.

The team at Thermoseal Group are now responding to the multitude of leads from distributors and sealed unit manufacturers in 47 countries

 
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Tradesmith’s New ‘Why Tradesmith?’ Brochure

 

Tradesmith, the Hailsham-based trade fabricator of finely-crafted windows and doors serving the South East, has introduced a ‘Why Tradesmith?’ brochure. The new brochure is designed to help installers sell more to the fast growth sectors in the market.

At the start of 2018, Tradesmith reviewed the market to identify strong growth sectors, such as homeowners whose homes have risen substantially in value over the years,

 
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Hodgson Seal A Golden Anniversary

 

This year Hodgson Sealants has celebrated their 50th year in business after the company was founded in 1968 by Peter Hodgson and today remains a family business, managed by Charles Hodgson, the current managing director.

Over the last 50 years the company has seen fundamental changes in glazing and the way in which sealants are used in manufacturing and installation processes.

 
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One Of The West’s Best Fabricators Launches Smarts’ Slimmest Bifold

 

One of the West’s best fabricators has become among the first to offer a ground-breaking bifold door.

For over forty years, Bristol’s West-End Windows has been at the forefront of fenestration in the region.

The respected business has decades of expertise in both uPVC and high-end aluminium – with an extensive product range that now includes the Visofold 6000 door from Smarts.

 
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New Cordless Impact Drivers From Bosch For Professionals

 

. Connectivity for easy personalisation and maintenance
. Best performance-to-size ratio compared to competitor models
. Making the pro more efficient with three pre-set speed settings
. Two models: GDR 18V-200 C Professional Impact Driver and GDX 18V-200 C Professional Impact Driver/ Wrench

Flexible and efficient in confined spaces and hard-to-reach areas is what the new 18-Volt cordless impact drivers from Bosch Professional stands for.

 
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More Support For Demelza From The Window Company (Contracts)

 

Just twelve months after it installed windows and doors in a brand new extension at Demelza Hospice Care for Children’s Eltham hospice, The Window Company (Contracts) has been helping the charity out again by repairing and refurbishing all of the fire doors at its hospice in Sittingbourne, Kent.

Demelza provides specialist care and emotional support for children with terminal conditions, whether in family homes across East Sussex or in the family hospices in Sittingbourne and Eltham.

 
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National Trade Sales Manager

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Trade News

Tougher Sentences For Companies Who Fail To Protect Workers - Warning

Companies who are found to have failed to protect their workforce face far tougher sentencing from this month.

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Budget Response

“We were pleased to see some positive measures which will help smaller businesses offer apprenticeships.

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Wage Increases And Underinvestment In Automation A ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ For UK Window And Glass Industry

Promac Group has warned that heading into the new year, the UK window industry faces a perfect storm of wage inflation and declining availability of labour.

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More Sign-Ups To VBH’s Q-Secure Guarantee!

VBH’s Q-secure security guarantee continues to grow strongly with five new fabricators signing up. Tradesmith, Windoworld Leicester, Climatec,

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Product News

Secure Smart Standards

The new TS621:2018 standard, created by the Door and Hardware Federation, has been adopted as the recognised standard for smart locks by the British Standard Institute (BSI), and has received the coveted Kitemark status.

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Universal Trade Frames Flush Casement Window Offering

As the market for flush casement windows grows, Universal Trade Frames has an offering that will add value to installers, claims the company.

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People

Checkmate Fire Appoints New Internal Technical Compliance Auditors

Passive fire protection specialist Checkmate Fire Solutions has announce the appointments of Ash Babb and Andrew Heywood as Internal Technical Compliance Auditors,

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Yale Strengthen Marketing Team with new Marketing Assistant

Yale Door and Window Solutions has appointed Charlie Jones as its new marketing assistant. Charlie will be providing support to the wider marketing and sales team, taking on responsibility for the day-to-day marketing and communications activities.

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CDW’s Mike Davis Joins Cheltenham Town FC’s Former Players Association

Mike Davis, Managing Director of Gloucester-based aluminium specialists CDW Systems has returned to his roots, joining the newly-formed Cheltenham Town Former Players Association.

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Aluminium

Senior Offers More Colour Choices When You ‘Ask For Ali’

Leading manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems is bringing a splash of colour to homes across the UK as the company reports an increase in orders for its popular Ali FOLD aluminium doors and Ali VU aluminium windows

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Slide Aside, Ordinary

AluK says it is providing its trade customers with another opportunity to win profitable new business in the premium sector with the launch of its new Luminia SC156 Lift and Slide door.

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On-Site

Much Ado About Sustainability

REHAU’s AGILA doors have been installed in 12 affordable homes in Shropshire to provide a warm welcome to Housing Association tenants moving into the flagship Passivhaus development in Much Wenlock.

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Social Housing In Liverpool Maximises Thermal Efficiency With Optima Casement Windows From Profile 22.

A £4.6 million project by Liverpool Mutual Homes (LMH) delivered family homes for affordable rent on a neglected brownfield site and featured Optima Windows from Profile 22 as part of a series of measures to maximise energy efficiency.

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Training & Development

Carl F Groupco Leaders Complete Management Course

As part of Continuing Professional Development at Carl F Groupco, the management team undertook a BTEC course in the Principles of Leadership and Management and the Principles of Managing Performance.

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Videos

“Freefoam Are Committed To Working With Stockists To Help Us Grow”

Customer testimonials can be a powerful tool in any company kit bag - with video testimonials being especially valuable. Freefoam Building Products have launched a new video featuring long standing customer Willmotts Plastic Building Products

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Exhibitions

BJ Waller Make An Impressive Debut At The Build Show

BJ Waller made its debut at The Build Show as part of UK Construction Week, launching the exclusive BUVA IsoStone door threshold, and showcasing the Alunova aluclad window system.

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Awards

Select Windows Achieves Constructionline Gold Membership

Profile 22 fabricator, Select Windows, has just achieved Constructionline Gold membership. Nigel Court, General Manager of Select Windows, said:

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G18 Awards

The G-Awards judges have revealed the names of the finalists in this year’s event.

The winners will be announced at the G18 Gala Dinner and Awards event on Friday November 30th at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

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