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15th January 2019
 
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The World’s First Apple HomeKit Multipoint Smart Lock Is Revealed At Giant US Tech Show: And It’s British!
 

As part of Carl F Groupco’s Brexit planning, the hardware supplier has expanded its storage facilities to house increased stock. Additional eight metre high racking installed at the company’s UK warehouse in Peterborough represents an investment of £30,000. The customised racking has been designed to accommodate two metre long double pallets, which will house multipoint door locks in over 250 locations plus tilt and turn hardware in over 140 Euro pallet locations.

Carl F Groupco is also committed to a further £1milllion investment for stock provision as part of its Brexit strategy to maintain its high service levels and On Time In Full delivery commitment.

 
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New For 2019: Astraseal Launches Range Of Contemporary Composite Doors

 

Trade and commercial fabricator Astraseal has once again strengthened its comprehensive door range with the launch of Infinity, their brand-new collection of contemporary composite doors.

Combining five on-trend, solid and glazed door styles, the new Infinity door collection provides installers with a high-performance solution to suit any consumer demand.

 
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KÖMMERLING Makes The Switch To Renolit Exofol PX Laminates

 

In co-operation with Renolit SE, profine Group with its brands KBE, Kömmerling and Trocal is the first international systems provider to introduce the innovative and enhanced Renolit Exofol PX laminate as standard.

The new decorative laminate generation excels by the further development of the material properties compared to the standard MX foil.

 
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Apeer’s Silka Range Brings A Touch Of Sweden Into The New Year

 

On hearing the words ‘smooth as silk’ you’d be forgiven for instantly imagining creamy Belgian chocolate, intense roasted coffee or a high-end skincare product, perhaps. After all, such a charming turn of phrase could be used to describe each of these with seemingly exquisite grandeur. For Ballymena based manufacturer Apeer however, it’s a play on the Swedish word ‘silke’, or Silka, as their new range of smooth skin doors is called.

 
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Deceuninck Gains VinylPlus® Certification For Sustainability And Performance

 

Deceuninck is one of the first PVC-U systems companies in the UK to gain the VinylPlus® Product Label for sustainability following a successful audit by BRE (Building Research Establishment).

The new VinylPlus® Product Label is a labelling scheme designed to make it easier for customers and markets to choose the most sustainable, high performance PVC products.

 
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Long-Serving Phil Heavey Retires As Elumatec MD

 

Phil Heavey, respected Managing Director of machinery manufacturer elumatec, has announced his retirement.

Over decades of hard work and dedication, Phil has played an integral role in establishing elumatec as one of Britain’s foremost providers of quality profile machining products.

He’s overseen extensive growth, the launch of dozens of best-in-class machines,

 
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Tracey Jackson Appointed As First Champion Supporter For Building Our Skills

 

With a shared passion and drive to help youngster choose Fenestration as a career of choice Tracey Jackson, Business Development Manager for Howells Patent Glazing Limited has become Building Our Skills campaign’s first official Champion Supporter.

Tracey has been working with local colleges and enterprises in the West Midlands for the last couple of years, tirelessly campaigning to gain a better awareness of Fenestration in local schools and colleges.

 
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Window Ware And Yale Celebrate 20-Year Partnership
 

Award-winning hardware distributor Window Ware is celebrating a major milestone as its supply partnership with Yale reaches a remarkable 20th year.

Fuelled by a mutual passion for delivering the highest-quality hardware, Window Ware and Yale joined forces back in 1998. Since then, the Bedfordshire-based hardware specialists have gone on to deliver well in excess of two-million Yale multipoint locks to fabricators across the country.

 
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Last Chance To Enrol For Door Hardware Qualification

 

Aspiring architectural ironmongers, builders’ merchant staff and locksmiths will have additional time to enrol on the only recognised programme in the world that leads to a qualification in architectural ironmongery to British and European standards.

The enrolment deadline for the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) 2018/19 education programme has been extended to 18 January 2019.

 
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LEKA roofs Are ‘The Way Of The Future’
 

Commenting on the LEKA Warm Roof and the LEKA Orangery Roof and what the products have to offer, managing director of Turner Windows of Somerton Ltd., Craig Turner, says: “They’re the way of the future.”

Craig highlights the innovative GRP construction of the roofing products. “It means they’re lightweight, there’s no aluminium so there’s no sweating and there’s no timber so there’s no movement due to drying out. It’s everything you want.

 
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Piers Linney Joins Business Leader Awards Judging Panel

 

Former Dragons’ Den Star Piers Linney has joined the line-up of Judges for the 2019 Business Leader Awards.

The entrepreneur and investor is a champion of scale-up businesses and brings a wealth of experience to the judging panel. He qualified as a lawyer and is a former banker and fund manager with extensive experience in corporate finance and M&A.

 
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Mighton Boss Meets Minister At Giant US Tech Show

 

Mike Derham, boss of Cambridge-based VS hardware and paint specialist Mighton Products met British Government Minister Dr Liam Fox MP who as Secretary of State at the Department for International Trade staged a reception in support of British firms that had travelled to Las Vegas in January for the massive Consumer Electronics Show (CES). With more than 182,000 visitors CES is the World’s leading showcase for the latest in electronics and Mighton chose the event to launch its new Apple-HomeKit based Smart Lock.

 
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R9 Just The Job For Wiltshire Home

 

Wiltshire-based SJ Window Installations has recently completed a domestic project using Residence 9 windows and French doors from the Glazerite UK Group Ltd.

Specifying Clotted Cream on the exterior combined with a White Ash interior, the installation matched an existing R9 window fitted in a previous extension on the property, which is situated in the Wiltshire village of Little Somerford.

 
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Bryan Dando Joins Haffner Murat As Regional Sales Manager

 

Haffner Murat has announced that Bryan Dando joined the company as Regional Sales Manager at the start of January 2019. Dave Thomas, Managing Director of Haffner Murat, said: “We are delighted to welcome Bryan to the team. I’ve known him for many years and his knowledge of machinery and the industry will be a great asset to us.”

Bryan said: “I was at my previous company for 23 years and was looking for a new challenge.

 
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Andrew Scott Expands Team With M&A Accountant And Top Corporate Lawyer

 

Andrew Scott, founder of window industry marketing specialists Purplex and data providers Insight Data, has welcomed two heavyweight professionals to his board of directors.

Ernst Young (EY) trained chartered accountant Ashley Cartman joins as Group Finance Director, while Charles Cook, a specialist corporate and M&A lawyer, has become a non-executive director

 
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Kingfisher Windows Kits Out Multi-Million Pound Student Complex In Derby

 

A £17m student flat development, with more than 200 bedrooms, is the latest project to be completed by Kingfisher Windows.

Award winning Kingfisher Windows used an innovative installation method to fit Optima Flush tilt & turn PVCu windows to the nine-storey high Agard Court development in Derby.

 
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ODL Europe Looks Forward To FIT

 

ODL Europe, supplier of the TriSYS frame system, the Capstone composite door slab and Blink enclosed blinds, will have a strong presence at FIT 2019. Nathan Barr, the company’s Managing Director, said: “We have an impressive range of market-beating composite door solutions in our portfolio and we are looking forward to showcasing them at FIT this year.”

 
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Panoramic Group Acquires Sealed-Unit Double-Glazing Operations Of Epwin Group PLC

The Panoramic Group is delighted to announce the acquisition of the sealed-unit double-glazing operations of Epwin Group Plc, based in Northampton.

The plant produces over 600,000 sealed units per year for a wide range

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Carl F Groupco Storage Investment Supports Brexit Initiative

As part of Carl F Groupco’s Brexit planning, the hardware supplier has expanded its storage facilities to house increased stock. Additional eight metre high racking installed at the company’s UK warehouse in Peterborough represents an investment of £30,000.

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DGS-Rapierstar Offer ‘Full System’ Hardware Peace Of Mind As Brexit Looms

Hardware manufacturer and supplier DGS Group Plc and fastener specialist Rapierstar have combined their distribution expertise to provide real supply chain depth, helping window and door fabricators maintain production as Brexit trade deal uncertainty looms.

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Senior Achieves BES 6001 Accreditation

Senior Architectural Systems, one of the UK’s largest privately owned fenestration systems company, has been recognised for its commitment to the responsible and sustainable sourcing of its aluminium extrusions with an accreditation to BRE Global’s BES 6001 standard.

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Innovative Council Funding Initiative Helps Homeowners Access New Windows And Doors

Award winning commercial window installer, The Window Company (Contracts) has joined forces with Basildon Borough Council in an innovative scheme aimed at giving private homeowners the chance to upgrade their homes to match

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Product News

Window Ware Adds Aluminium Louvres From Specialists RW Simon

Demonstrating their commitment to offering fabricators everything they need, award-winning hardware distributors Window Ware has strengthened their aluminium range with the launch of Duco louvre vents from air management specialists

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People

New REHAU HR Director Wants Everyone To Be ‘Part Of The Family’

REHAU has welcomed an important new team member to its UK head office in Ross-on-Wye with the arrival of Sergio Fonseca as HR Director for the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia.

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ERC Testing Welcomes Brian Southworth

ERC Testing, the Leigh based test house providing testing services to companies within the flat glass, window and door industries, is delighted to welcome Brian Southworth to the team. Brian brings with him a wealth of knowledge,

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UAP Strengthens Management Team

UAP Limited has made several key appointments to broaden its management team. Significant investment from asset manager, Maven Capital Partners, has enabled the hardware specialist to attract

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On-Site

Optima Windows And Doors From Profile 22 Help Transform Two Walsall Tower Blocks

Profile 22’s award winning Optima casement and tilt and turn windows, along with matching PVC-U doors, were specified in the refurbishment of two tower blocks in Walsall, West Midlands.

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Louvre System For Coventry Uni Student Accommodation

IKON Aluminium Systems has supplied its IKL505 aluminium barrier louvre system for student accommodation at Coventry University. The IKL505 60mm elliptical blade barrier louvres were installed

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Marketing

Fenster’s Fab Installer Support

Fenster Fabrications has boosted its support package, to help installers take the next step for their business with a unique range of sales literature.

Showcasing the full range of Fenster Architectural aluminium products,

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Awards

Massive Year Sees SupaLite Crown Stafford UPVC Windows As Fabricator Of The Year

SupaLite, the respected manufacturer behind the popular SupaLite tiled roof system has revealed their SupaLite Fabricator of the Year 2018 as Stafford UPVC Windows, following a momentous 12 months for the business.

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Charity

CMS Helps Fife Charity To Deliver Christmas Happiness For Hundreds Of Families

Staff from CMS Window Systems joined forces with volunteers from across Fife to provide much-needed food, children’s clothing, toys and gifts to around 1100 hard-pressed families in the annual Christmas

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