13th February 2018
 
Lock Lock Carries The Sold Secure Standard
 

Brisant Secure says its Lock Lock is the only security door handle with the coveted Sold Secure certification, that’s issued by the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA).

Sold Secure is a premier testing and certification house for security products, operated by the MLA and so the independent testing undergone on Lock Lock has been considerable. Now listed on www.soldsecure.com as the only entrance door handle to achieve this important certification, door manufacturers, installers and

 
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Universal Trade Frames Upgrades Door Locking System For Value-Added Performance
 

Trade fabricator Universal Trade Frames has introduced a new 7-point security locking system to its door products as standard. The Elite Security 2 hook, 4 roller lock is a high security extending door lock which has been designed to meet the requirements of PAS 24 and Document Q. Brian Kruger, Universal Trade Frames’ Managing Director, said, “Quality and security is extremely important to us and

 
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Launch Of CORGI Fenestration Installer Scheme With Self-Certification – (Statement from CORGI Fenestration)
 

The unique CORGI Fenestration Installer Scheme is here. It combines the CORGI Fenestration quality mark with notifications across windows, doors and other fenestration products, including self-certification of replacement windows and doors. Then it adds a ‘TripAdvisor’ type consumer ratings function and recognition of the best qualified workforce. It is for installers that pride themselves on being

 
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FENSA Aims To Build On Market Leading Position – (Statement from FENSA)
 

FENSA has revealed some of its aims for 2018 as the company plans to build on its market position as the scheme of choice for installation companies in the domestic glazing sector.

Since the start of 2018, FENSA has set out on its new strategies to continue to deliver high quality services for its

 
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Dear Gerald,

 

The window industry is no stranger to hype, but I don’t think I’ve seen a stronger trend than the current swing to colour.

We anticipated the trend, and invested in manufacturing, logistics and marketing so Deceuninck fabricators and installers could sell colour with confidence. We aimed to be 100% ‘colour enabled’ and ahead of trend so we wouldn’t hold them back, no matter how strong the demand.

 
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Add A Splash Of Colour For Windows With A Wow Factor

 

The latest colour laminates and spray finishes from REHAU are opening up a whole new world of possibilities for installers looking for exciting, innovative options for PVC-U window and door installations.

Colour windows can transform the exterior look and style of a property and research shows they now account for one in four PVC-U window

 
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Building For The Future On The Strength Of Its Past – Emplas Enters 40th Year Of Trading

 

Emplas will celebrate its 40th year in business this year, while looking forward to continuing growth and investment in 2018.

Emplas was founded by current Chairman, Kevin Johnson. Its’ initial focus on retail, trading as T&K, switching focus to specialism in trade fabrication in 1985.

 
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Rapierstar Nears 100% Mark With Customer Delivery And Stockholding Focus

 

Customers of Rapierstar are benefiting from its latest investment in logistics and supply chain technology as it reports a near perfect record in on time in full (OTIF) deliveries over the last 12 months.

The fastener supplier to the door and window industry’s latest customer service data reveals that 99.4% of all orders last year were delivered

 
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New Chain Actuator Boosts Teal Products’ Range Of Window Control Systems

 

Teal Products, a leading specialist distributor of window controls, openers and actuators has introduced yet another new product innovation to its line-up. Fresh from adding WindowMaster’s new folding arm actuator, the Gloucestershire-firm has launched a brand-new, intelligent chain actuator.

 
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Distinction Delivers Its Service Promise

 

In 2017, Distinction Doors completed a significant eighteen-month investment programme at the company’s South Yorkshire headquarters. The sizeable six-figure investment was made throughout its state-of-the-art production facilities helping to improve efficiencies across the board and provide direct benefits for Distinction’s customers.

 
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New ISO-CHEMIE Portal For Fenestration Installers And Specifiers

 

A new online resource from ISO CHEMIE provides improved access to a range of sealant tape related project services and special tools for fenestration installers, retailers, designers and architects.

The secure ISO-PORTAL at www.iso-chemie.co.uk is the latest initiative from one of Europe’s leading producers of foam sealant tapes,

 
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Truro Triumphs With Ultimate Rose Installation

 

Roseview’s Ultimate Rose has helped installer Truro Windows give a stylish Cornish property an outstandingly authentic facelift.

A customer approached Truro with a tricky proposition. An ageing and draughty timber sash window in a quirky Kenwyn cul-de-sac that needed replacing

 
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Spectus Delivers New Website For The Window Depot

 

The Window Depot has had a new responsive trade website designed and developed by the Spectus marketing team. The website was part of the bespoke support package The Window Depot has with Spectus and has been developed to appeal to trade audiences.

Mick Bramley, director of The Window Depot, said: “Having increased our level of business over the past twelve months, we needed a

 
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Quest Successfully Renews ISO 9001:2015 Certification For Quality

 

Quest has successfully renewed its ISO 9001:2015 certification.

ISO 9001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system and provides guidance tools for companies and organisations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer requirements and that quality

 
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Selly Oak Retail Park NEXT For Bennetts

 

Aluminium glazing specialists Bennett Architectural have been chosen to work on the NEXT store at Selly Oak’s brand-new Retail Park.

The project which encompasses 250,000 square feet, will also host various retail outlets including Sainsburys and Marks & Spencer as well as student accommodation.

 
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Trade News

Atlas Flat Rooflight Converts 90% Of Quotes Into Sales

Atlas promises to make 2018 the best year yet for its elite network of installers as it reports that a staggering 90% of quotes received for the Atlas Flat Rooflight convert to sales.

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GJB Window Systems Gets Top Marks With New A+ Rated Windows As Standard

With a clear commitment to drive the business forward and over-deliver for their customers, highly-respected Essex-based fabricator GJB Window Systems has made further

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Caledonia Doors Opens Up New Options For Scottish Customers

Caledonia Doors has extended its range of high quality PVC-U doors and windows to include REHAU’s AGILA sliding door, providing a wider

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Product News

49 Designs, Any RAL Colour, Direct To Installers

Installers in Yorkshire and the North West looking for more design choice to stay ahead of the competition, can get composite doors in 49 designs, in any RAL colour made-to-order,

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Virtu-Al Popular With Homeowners

In the space of just six months since its launch, Virtu-AL – the aluminium textured, non-woodgrain finish composite door – has already topped the bill as one of the homeowner’s favourites.

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People

Promotions And Appointments See Warm Edge Pioneers Gear Up For Growth

New staff and internal promotions are seeing warm edge spacer experts Edgetech gear up for the next phase in their ongoing growth.

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Marketing

Distinction Doors’ Showroom Support Package Raises The Bar

Distinction Doors continues to raise the bar in the products it offers and the support it provides. The latest example of support that’s proving

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Epwin’s Excellence As Standard Delivers What The Industry Needs

At the end of last year, Epwin Window Systems commissioned a piece of research to find out the top goals of fabricators and installers in 2018.

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Press Office Presence For Solidor Customers

As part of their new Network Development Programme for 2018, Solidor have just launched a revolutionary Press Office for their installer partners,

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On-Site

Prestigious Lodges Benefit From Spectus Windows And Doors

Spectus windows and doors were recently installed in two refurbished prestigious holiday lodges at the picturesque Penllwyn Lodge site situated between Newtown and

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REHAU Provides Rooms With A View For Retirement Complex

When designing high quality retirement properties, it is important to strike the balance between the provision of practical spaces that facilitate independent living and an

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Entec Design Uses Exlabesa KSF Non Thermal Door System

Complete building envelope specialist subcontractor Entec Design Services Ltd has recently installed Exlabesa Building Systems’ KSF Non Thermal Door system as part of a £3 million

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Xtremedoor Helps To Save Liverpool’s Iconic Welsh Streets

XtremeDoor, the composite door from award-winning manufacturers Vista, is helping to rescue Liverpool’s historic Victorian Welsh Streets. Famous as the birthplace of Sir Ringo Starr,

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Videos

P C Henderson Release New Product Focus Videos

Sliding and folding door hardware manufacturer, P C Henderson, is pleased to launch a new series of product focus videos to help our customers gain a better

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Exhibitions

aluplast Lift-And-Slide To Take Centre-Stage At Fensterbau

aluplast will showcase its highly innovative and ultra-thermally efficient Lift-and-Slide Patio door, at Fensterbau 21 – 24 March Nuremberg, Germany.

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Awards

P C Henderson Slides Into The Shortlist For The North East Business Awards

Sliding and folding door hardware manufacturer, P C Henderson, is celebrating success after being shortlisted in the Export Award

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Events

First PIGS 2018 Event On 1 March

PIGS, the best networking event for the glazing industry is returning to Manchester for the first 2018 event on Thursday 1 March.

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