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18th Septemebr 2018
 
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Small Businesses Entirely Unprepared For Chaotic No Deal Brexit
 

Only one in seven (14%) small businesses have started planning for a no deal Brexit, according to new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
FSB’s latest research shows that a further 41% believe that a no deal Brexit will have an impact on their business but haven’t yet started planning for the possibility. One in ten (10%) believe that a no deal Brexit will have a positive impact on their ability to do business.
It reveals that almost half of small businesses (48%) believe that a no deal Brexit will have a negative effect on their ability to do business.

 
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Building Products Demand To Rise With Launch Of New £1bn SME Housing Development Fund
 

Barclays, in partnership with Housing England and the Ministry of Housing, have announced they will be providing £1bn of funding to help stimulate the building of new homes across England.

The funding, which will come in the form of ‘competitively-priced’ loans between £5m and £100m, is specifically earmarked to support SME housebuilders and developers. As long as they can demonstrate ‘the necessary experience and track record’ to complete projects, they can draw from the fund to build homes for rent or sale as well as social

 
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New Chair Appointed For The Association Of Composite Door Manufacturers: Ben Penson Hands Over To Andrew Fowlds
 

Ben Penson, ERA’s Technical & Quality Director has formally handed over the Chairship of the Association of Composite Door Manufacturers (ACDM) to Andrew Fowlds, Group Chief Executive Officer for Distinction Doors Ltd.

The ACDM was formed to represent manufacturers of composite doors and associated components following the dramatic rise in the popularity of such products in both the private and public sectors, and the proliferation of the number of suppliers.

 
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Repair And Maintenance Is A Growing Marketplace

 

As many properties enter the next phase of home improvement there is a new trend developing in simply replacing the IGU’s and servicing existing frames rather than installing full replacement products. CORGI Fenestration says many customers are requesting certification of this activity and paperwork to indicate they have had the work completed, saving any arguments if they decide to sell the property.

 
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VBH Launches greenteQ Serenity: A New Range Of Handles And Finger Pulls

 

VBH has launched Serenity, a new suite of handles and finger pulls suitable for aluminium, timber and PVC-U lift and slide doors. Part of VBH’s greenteQ range, Serenity is available in a wide choice of finishes, including polished or brushed stainless steel, PVD gold, satin chrome, window grey, black, anthracite grey and white.

The Serenity handle is ideal for operating heavy doors, ensuring they can be opened and locked with minimal effort as the door is lifted from its resting position into slide mode.

 
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Sweet Stuff – Glazerite Adds Brisant Secure’s New Door Hardware Range To Its Portfolio

 

Glazerite UK Group Ltd is now offering Sweet, the innovative, fully-integrated door furniture system from Brisant Secure, to installers as an optional upgrade

Its unique manufacturer-to-consumer warranty has also helped win the seal of approval from Wellingborough-based fabricator, Glazerite, as it removes the need for installers to supply replacements should they be required. Brisant Secure has taken full ownership of the online-activated warranty, meaning installers have a unique sales opportunity without the worry of call backs.

 
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Camden Partners With Haffner Murat For Its Latest Investment And Innovation

 

Camden, a major supplier of PVC-u windows and doors in the UK and Ireland, has put plans in place to expand even further to keep up with customer demand. To assist with this multi-million pound investment Camden called in Dave Thomas, Managing Director at Haffner Murat Ltd.

The door factory will see the addition of two NR242 high speed machining centres, plus welding and assembly lines to speed up and ensure accuracy of the cut and prepped doors.

 
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Morley Pitches In To Support Rugby Club
 

Morley Glass & Glazing’s continued sponsorship of a Yorkshire rugby club has allowed it to complete some desperately needed improvement work to its pitches.

Moortown Rugby Union Football Club, which is currently home to four senior teams, ten junior teams and three female teams making it one of the biggest clubs in Yorkshire, has been able to repair holes, remove stones and other debris, create drains and sow new grass. Morley Glass & Glazing has also sponsored uniforms for the club’s 1st XV team.

 
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Tradelink Trades Up To Kenrick Door Lock

 

Trade fabricator Tradelink Window Solutions has strengthened its link with Kenrick after choosing the high security Excalibur door lock for its ‘Homeguard’ branded PVCu doors. The move has helped to rank Kenrick as the number one supplier to the Cambridgeshire-based firm.

Tradelink wanted to further enhance its trusted Homeguard brand with a locking system that was guaranteed to meet the highest security standards and began looking for a new supplier.

 
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Over A Century Of Maintenance Experience Helps Elumatec Customers Protect Their Investment

 

Machinery manufacturer elumatec is helping dozens of its customers protect their investments with tailor-made maintenance contracts.

For an annual charge, the firm’s experienced and dedicated field service engineers visit customer premises up to three times a year, fully inspecting and servicing any elumatec products to ensure they’re running as efficiently as possible.

 
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T&K Home Improvements Extends Range With Supalite Tiled Roofs

 

Northamptonshire installers T&K Home Improvements have become the latest high-profile installation firm to offer the SupaLite tiled roof system.

The move comes as T&K looks to strengthen its offering and affirm its position as the region’s long-standing home improvement specialists. It allows the 40-year veterans, who are part of the Emplas Group, to offer their customers replacement tiled roof options for both conservatories and orangeries.

 
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Endless Composite Door Options from Kingfisher Windows

 

Long-standing trade fabricator Kingfisher Windows has expanded its composite door collection to create a completely unique range for installers in Yorkshire and the North West to offer their customers.

By adding the new contemporary smooth and deep woodgrain styles to its already comprehensive choice of composite door products, Kingfisher Windows has created an exclusive suite of options for trade customers, backed by a glossy retail brochure.

 
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REHAU Welcomes New Board Members

 

The Supervisory Board of the global REHAU Group recently announced that William Christensen was to be appointed as the new CEO of REHAU.

The role, which oversees the running of the whole REHAU Group, is critical to the ongoing success of the business on a global level.

William takes on the position from Rainer Schulz, who has been heading up the REHAU Group since 2010.

 
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’Dulux Specify QUALICOAT’

 

Completed early in 2014, windows were replaced at AkzoNobel Dulux head offices in Slough with a QUALICOAT Class 2 powder coated aluminium system supplied and installed by Jordan of Tewkesbury.

Whilst Class 1 powder protection properties are excellent, there are two further measures which specifiers need to take into consideration when specifying powder coating: that of colour variation and gloss retention.

 
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‘Everything Aluminium Without The Pain’ At The Build Show

 

AluFoldDirect is looking to prove to the entire construction industry that aluminium glazing can be problem-free by featuring ‘Everything Aluminium Without the Pain’ on the PiGS Product Pavilion at The Build Show, part of UK Construction Week.

AluFoldDirect is one of ten companies featuring on the PiGS Product Pavilion, which is sponsored by Balls2 Marketing.

 
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Double Win for Frame Fast UK at Business Awards

 

It’s a double win for Frame Fast UK at the East Midlands Chamber Derbyshire Business Awards 2018.

As well as being crowned Manufacturer of the Year for a second year in a row, Frame Fast picked up the Entrepreneur of the Year award for founder and director, Paul Brighouse.

 
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Trade News

Conservatory Outlet Ltd Launches Extreme Collection

UK Fabricator, Conservatory Outlet Ltd has launched its newest range of products to its exclusive network of retail partners, under the label of the ‘Extreme Collection’.

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London Overtaken By Rest Of Great Britain In Housebuilding Growth

London’s homebuilders have been outpaced by the rest of Great Britain as investment in housebuilding dropped to its lowest value in six years. Residential contracts awarded in London in 2017 were 34% lower than the value awarded in 2016,

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Six Month Success For Harpenden’s Residence

Harpenden Windows have made a strong start as a new Residence Collection manufacturer, with strong sales coming in through their retail business in the first six months. The company has also experienced a significant jump in margins, thanks to this move to higher end, branded window and door systems.

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‘On the Pulse’ – GGFi Best Placed for the Glazing Sector

In many respects, one of the unique strengths of GGFi is their position within the fenestration industry. Not only do they share an office with the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF),

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GGF Welcomes Slimline Into Membership

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is delighted to welcome Slimline Glazing & Aluminium Systems into Membership.

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Product News

Epwin Window Systems Launches A Bold New Bifold

Epwin Window Systems have launched their new intelligently designed Integral bifold door. Gerald Allen, Marketing Manager of Epwin Window Systems explains: “Bifold doors are a booming sector but to date there has always been a problem.

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Sliders UK Launches New In-House Spray-Painting Facility

Sliders UK has launched a new in-house spray painting facility, increasing flexibility of finish and shortening lead times on special order composite door colours.

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People

Kömmerling’s Double Director Appointment

profine UK Ltd have appointed Gareth Jones as their new managing director, along with the promotion of Brian McDonald to sales director, to oversee the further development of the KÖMMERLING brand in the UK window and door systems market.

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Maurice Anders – Tribute To A GGF Founder Member

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) was saddened to hear of the recent passing of Maurice Anders of T A Anders and Co Ltd, a founder Member of the Federation.

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Kelly Platten Joins Carl F Groupco’s Purchasing Team

The latest appointment by hardware distributor Carl F Groupco is Purchasing Assistant Kelly Platten. Kelly joins the company’s purchasing department, whose roles include assisting in the management of £3

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On-Site

Pilkington UK Supports Ground-Breaking Energy-Positive Office Project

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited has contributed glazing and technical expertise to academics at the SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) at Swansea University, to help deliver the UK’s first net energy-positive commercial building.

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Videos

New Training Clips At ISO Chemie’s Online Industry Portal

A range of training videos now available at foam tape producer ISO-CHEMIE’S web portal ISO-PORTAL, offer advice and tips on the effective sealing of window and door installations.

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Brochures

Consumer Literature Available From Profile 22

Profile 22, an Epwin Window Systems’ brand, has recently introduced three new high-end retail brochures which are proving a popular choice for their customers. Gerald Allen, Epwin Windows Systems’ Marketing Manager, said: “Our newly-published retail brochures help our

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Exhibitions

Sunbell Blinds At Glasstec 2018 Hall 11 Stand H57

Sunbell a leading Italian designer and manufacturer of interstitial blinds for glazing will be featuring their extensive range of integrated solutions at Glasstec in Hall 11, stand no H57.

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Charity

Solidor SOS With FIS

After being involved in several successful DIY SOS projects over the years, Solidor recently launched Solidor SOS – The Grand Entrance, which was a social media campaign asking consumers to nominate someone for a new entrance door.

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