10th May 2018
 
Half-A-Million-Pound Investment Strengthens Window Ware’s Service
 

With an overriding commitment to first class service, Window Ware, one of the UK’s largest, independent hardware distributors has completed a £500,000 investment in a brand-new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

The Bedfordshire-firm has purchased a powerful online system that combines Window Ware’s sales, purchasing, accounting and inventory management all in one place.

 
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DOORCO Welcomes Ben Aspinall As Technology And Projects Lead
 

With a degree in Business Management and Marketing coupled with industry experience that spans more than a decade, it’s no surprise that DOORCO, the industry’s composite door supplier of choice, is delighted to welcome Ben Aspinall to the team as Technology and Projects Lead.

“I made the move to DOORCO as wanted to challenge myself and progress,” explains Ben. “Having worked with them in my previous

 
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Brexit, Hackitt And The Digital Takeover To Headline Ironmongery Industry Conference
 

Three of the most significant and potentially transformative changes to face UK construction will be on the agenda at next month’s Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) Conference.

Chaired by GAI president, David Stacey, the annual conference will include three experts discussing the financial state of the construction industry, the Hackitt Review and the impact of new digital developments.

 
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Roseview’s Massive Sash Passes PAS24

 

become the biggest to ever pass PAS24 and Secured by Design testing, claims the company.

Measuring a massive 1500 by 3000mm, the impressive product dwarfs anything the fast-growing fabricator has ever tested before – and everyone in the factory!

Company Sales Director Richard Burrells commented: “We’re absolutely delighted that our giant sash passed with flying colours.

 
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REHAU Recognised For Innovation And Workplace Ethos In Regional Awards

 

Ross-on-Wye based business REHAU has been recognised by the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for its innovative and ground breaking products, as well as its commitment to health and wellbeing in the workplace.

The polymer manufacturer was named amongst the shortlist in the two categories for the business awards, and winners will be announced at the Annual Awards Ceremony this summer.

 
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Increasing Demand For Spectus Mechanically Jointed Vertical Slider

 

Spectus launched its mechanically jointed Vertical Slider six months ago and demand is increasing rapidly. Carmen Velilla, Brand Manager for Spectus, said: “The market is moving towards higher value products and the Spectus mechanically jointed Vertical Slider is proving incredibly popular among fabricators and installers wanting to harness the opportunities.”

 
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Major UK Property Developers Visit Deceuninck’s Global HQ

 

Early this March, Deceuninck UK hosted a group of 12 major property developers at its global headquarters in Belgium. The group included several of the UK’s top developers including British Land and Barratt London.

The visit was an opportunity for the key decision makers to learn more about Deceuninck and its sustainable range of high-performance

 
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Carl F Groupco Hardware Supports Liniar Launch

 

Carl F Groupco has been selected as a hardware supplier for Liniar’s new range of reversible windows, available exclusively to fabricators from summer 2018. The established PN by Roto Uni Hinge and Roto TSL Espagnolette fitting options will be sold directly to customers by the hardware distributor. As part of its work promoting fittings to systems companies, Carl F Groupco’s PN-Roto technical

 
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Residor Gets A Powerful Door Designer

 

Residor is a mid-market GRP composite door from Solidor Group and now benefits from a powerful new web-based Door Designer, for use by both the trade and for consumers looking for an accurate visual representation of their proposed new entrance door.

This new interactive Door Designer can be seen at www.residor.co.uk and benefits from the same look and feel of the hugely successful

 
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GGFI Highlights Successful Claims Process

 

GGFi are the dedicated insurance company for the glass and glazing industry and have recently revealed that the majority of its claims made in the last 18 months were actioned successfully, highlighting the company’s smooth claims process.

Ask anyone with any experience with insurance and they will tell you without hesitation – claims are the most important function of any

 
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SupaLite Hits The Road With A Brand-New Exhibition Vehicle

 

Looking to go full speed ahead with their ambitious growth plans, renowned tiled roof manufacturers SupaLite have unveiled their new Roadshow Display Vehicle.

The impressive mobile showroom features examples from SupaLite’s complete range of replacement tiled roof systems for conservatories and orangeries. Hitting the road this

 
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GGF Supports “Building Our Skills” Campaign

 

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is delighted to support the “Building Our Skills in Fenestration” campaign recently launched by GQA Qualifications.

Like many other sectors in construction, the Fenestration Industry is feeling the effects of the skills gap with not enough new young people joining it. “Building Our Skills in

 
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Morley Sponsors Seventh Annual Charity Event

 

Morley Glass & Glazing has sponsored the 7th Annual North Leeds Charity Beer Festival, which this year raised more than £7,000 to fund worthwhile projects in Leeds, as well as nationally and even worldwide.

Organised by the Rotary Club of Roundhay, this year’s annual community charity fundraising festival debuted a gin bar alongside the

 
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Guardian Glass In Europe Launches New Glass Analytics Tool

 

Guardian Glass in Europe has introduced an enhancement to the company’s widely-used suite of web-based software tools, Glass Analytics, improving the ability of European users to demonstrate the advantages of high performance glass in building facades.
With Glass Analytics, users have access to a single online platform (glassanalytics.guardian.com) hosting an array of calculation and visualization tools, including comprehensive configuration analysis,

 
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Atlas Installers On A Roll With Winning Installations

 

Inspiring ideas and innovative products have helped three seasoned Atlas installers to create some impressive installations that show just what can be achieved with an Atlas glazed roof.

Mendip Conservatories, John Knight Glass and Monmouthshire Conservatory Company have created three spectacular, yet very different installations to take the latest winning p

 
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Trade News

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

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,

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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.

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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.

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Product News

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.

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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.

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People

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,

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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.

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Training & Development

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.

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Videos

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,

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On-Site

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.

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Internet

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.

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Events

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

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Awards

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

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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

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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.

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