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11th Septemebr 2018
 
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October Home Security Initiative Will Sell More Doors And Windows, Says Quickslide’
 

Sponsored by security brand Yale and supported by leading window and door fabricator Quickslide, National Home Security Month is returning this October in its fourth year, aimed at encouraging homeowners to reconsider every aspect of the security of their properties.

NHSM will cover a different security topic each week including home security measures – predominantly focusing on window and door locks as well as how to safeguard valuables inside a home. And Quickslide,

 
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Carl F Groupco Supplies Vent Solution To Support Scottish Regs
 

Ventilation products are established lines in distributor Carl F Groupco’s hardware catalogue and the company provides a wide ranging product portfolio that meets comprehensive requirements and regulations. In line with this philosophy, the 5000EQA from the Glazpart Link Vent range of plastic injection moulded trickle ventilators was added to the company’s suite of solutions: the vent is a high performance product that meets stringent building standards requirements, including Scottish Building Regulations.

 
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Scorching July Means Sales Record For Teal
 

Teal Products is celebrating after posting record sales figures for a single month thanks to a blistering July.

The Gloucestershire-based firm is one of the UK’s foremost suppliers of window controls, openers and actuators, and its months like July which are driving the company even further forward.

And in a twist of fate, the record-breaking trade figure topped the previous record – July 2017.

 
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Freefoam Product Roundup – To Help Customers Grow.

 

As we enter the final quarter, businesses will probably be reviewing their progress in 2018 and checking out opportunities for next year. Freefoam highlight the updates and additions to its whole product range that have taken place over the last six months.

The roofline range has had a boost with the addition of Anthracite Grey to the Round Rainwater system. With the continuing growth in grey across the window,

 
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GGF Ready For Members’ Day

 

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is all set for its annual Members’ Day with around 100 delegates expected at the Federation’s showcase event of the year, which takes place on Wednesday 12th September at The National Conference Centre (inc. The National Motorcycle Museum) in Solihull, West Midlands.

For the second successive year, former BBC Business presenter, Declan Curry will present his view on the economic and political landscape, with a special focus on Brexit.

 
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Midlands Conservatories Makes The Switch To illbruck’s TP650 Trio

 

celebrated conservatory specialist has become the latest prestigious firm to begin using illbruck’s TP650 Trio installation tape.

Over 25 years, Staffordshire’s Midlands Conservatories has established itself as one of the region’s leading trade suppliers of premium timber conservatories and orangeries, as well as casement and sliding sash windows, French doors, entrance doors and roof windows.

 
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Glass, Plastic, Metal Bonding, One Company Fits All

 

Eighteen years ago, and after five years of research, J&S Adhesives introduced its non-UV glass-bonding system, Safe2Bond, which, unlike competing products on the market at the time, didn’t rely on harmful UV light as the catalyst to ‘cure’ the bond of bevel to glass, but used safe white light instead.

White light is the light you see and experience all around you, while UV light is something that you normally have to protect yourself against, using dark glasses, skin lotions,

 
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Longstanding Spectus Fabricator Switches To Epwin Glass
 

Trade fabricator Universal Trade Frames has just switched to purchasing its glass from Epwin Glass. Managing Director Brian Kruger said: “As a longstanding and loyal Spectus fabricator it made good sense to buy our glass from the same business as our profile supplier. Epwin Glass has seen considerable investment in their business and we were very impressed with their product range and quality of their offer.”

By sourcing its glass from Epwin Glass, Universal Trade Frames says it will benefit from the quality and reliability an Epwin brand brings,

 
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Deceuninck 2500 Aluminium-Alternative Window Ideal For Capital House

 

Deceuninck’s 2500 Tilt & Turn window provides a high-performance alternative to aluminium for Capital House, a bespoke student accommodation complex in Southampton.

Opening in September 2018, Capital House is a £20 million refurbishment of an existing 13-storey office building and the development of 11 four-storey student townhouses, providing living spaces for 423 students. Deceuninck fabricator,

 
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DG Solutions Makes It 13 Million For FENSA

 

It’s 13 million and counting! FENSA has announced that long term FENSA Member, DG Solutions has been recognised for successfully completing the 13 millionth installation through the FENSA self-certification scheme for replacement doors and windows.

Upon receiving the certificate, Thomas Ward Business Manager of DG Solutions commented, “It was marvellous to hear the news that we had processed the 13 millionth FENSA registration.

 
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Freefoam Welcome New Members To Sales Team

 

Freefoam Building Products has announced two new members of its sales team.

Shaw Steve is supporting customers and developing new business in the South Wales, Bristol and Gloucestershire area. With over 20 years experience in sales and 18+ years as a manager and buyer in the heating, plumbing and bathroom industry, Steve brings a lot of knowledge and expertise to the team. Skills such as selling, negotiating and merchandising will mean he is well placed to support Freefoam’s customer base.

 
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Richard Fraser Joins Window Ware

 

Richard Fraser has joined door and window hardware supplier Window Ware as its new Business Development Manager (Aluminium).

Richard will be calling upon over 30 years’ industry experience to strengthen the Window Ware sales team with specialist knowledge and expertise that ensures UK customers in the aluminium fabrication sector get the very best advice and proven hardware solutions.

 
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Kingfisher’s New Sweet Standard

 

Kingfisher Windows have become one of the first installation companies in the UK to offer the revolutionary Sweet door furniture range as standard, thanks to its innovative design, longevity and unique consumer warranty.

Sweet has achieved over 8,000 hours in a salt spray chamber, equivalent to 33 times more than the current 240 hour standard. There’s also the offer of a direct to consumer 10-year warranty, so there isn’t the worry for manufacturers or installation companies such as Kingfisher Windows, having to address ongoing pitting issues.

 
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Keswick Superglaze Delivers First-class Installations with Icotherm

 

For Cumbria-based installer, Keswick Superglaze, working with Icotherm Roof Systems helps them to deliver a first-class installation for homeowners.

Craig Robinson, Account Manager at Keswick Superglaze said: “At Keswick Superglaze, we aim to make choosing the right conservatory, orangery, double glazed replacement windows, doors or roofline products an absolute pleasure, but we are only as good as our suppliers.

 
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Extrudaseal To Showcase Its Product Offer For The First Time At The Build Show 2018

 

Extrudaseal will join leading fenestration businesses at the Doors, Windows & Glass Show, part of this October’s The Build Show.

Held at the NEC from the 9th to 11th of October, The Build Show is held to coincide with UK Construction Week, profiling the latest innovations in construction and building.

 
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Trade News

Reliable Passive Fire Protection Can Make Every Week A ‘Fire Door Safety Week’

Fire, thermal and acoustic insulation manufacturer Promat UK is urging fire door producers and specifiers to use the focal point of the 2018 Fire Door Safety Week to take a fresh look at the design of their doors,

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Housing Associations and Local Authorities Get More With Sidey

Sidey has again proven its credentials for social housing partners with its place on the Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) for all categories of windows and doors.

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Product News

aluplast Launches New Modular Flush-Fit Casement Sash

aluplast has continued its investment in the UK window and door industry with the launch of a new slim-sightline and modular PVC-U flush casement.
Defined by a slim-sight line chamfer to the IGU, the new aluplast flush sash maximises the glazed area of the window.

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Coastal Group Launches HS Portal SSC Lift And Slide System

Hardware specialist Coastal Group has launched a new straight sliding door system – HS Portal SCV Lift and Slide System – which they say not only makes manufacturing easier and quicker but comes with a dedicated full technical support package.

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The Computer Says Yes

All too often, it was a case of ‘the computer says no’ for Cumbernauld based CMS Window Systems when it was dealing with its previous software supplier. It was refreshing then for it to switch to Business Micros and benefit from what CMS describes as a ‘truly customer orientated approach’.

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A Helping Hand For BM Aluminium’s Helpdesk

BM Aluminium’s customers are benefiting from its investment in a new SharePoint intranet platform.

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Guardian Glass Europe Launches A Double-Silver Coated Solar Control Glass With A Neutral Grey Appearance And Enhanced Performance

Guardian Glass has introduced a new double-silver coated solar control glass with a grey, neutral appearance that meets current architectural trends for glass facades and windows.

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People

Vickie Brown Receives Top Marks As Chartered Director

With just over 1500 chartered directors operating across the world, achieving the Institute of Directors’ most prestigious qualification is no simple task, and one attempted by very few.

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Expert Technical Advice From Yale

When choosing new hardware to complement your door or window portfolio you want to be confident that it will meet agreed standards for safety, reliability and quality.

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Machinery

Super-Size’ Manufacture Defining Trend At This Year’s Glasstec

Capacity to manufacture on increasingly large scale is one of the defining trends at this year’s Glasstec, 23-26th October, Düsseldorf, according to machinery specialist, Promac Group.

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On-Site

Senior Delivers A Hybrid Solution To Harrogate

The attractive new offices of Harrogate Borough Council in North Yorkshire have benefitted from an innovative mix of timber and aluminium thanks to use of Senior Architectural Systems’ Hybrid windows, doors and curtain wall.

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‘Aluprof Reaches For The Stars’

A stunning new curtain wall facade has been installed by Aluprof customer, Britplas, at Jodrell Bank Observatory. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation have set up their new global Headquarters at the world famous location.

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Awards

Full House Proves A Winner For Rowley Aluminium

A full house of popular AluK Optio products by Rowley Aluminium was crowned the August winner of AluK’s Installation of the Month competition.

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Charity

Bennetts Brewing Up For Macmillan Coffee Morning

Aluminium glazing specialists Bennett Architectural are supporting this year’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning from Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday 28th September.

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