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19th February 2019
 
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Rapierstar Looks Ahead To Sustained Growth In 2019
 

Window and door fastener specialist suppliers Rapierstar are looking ahead to another year of sustained growth in 2019 as they forge ahead with plans to extend the technical and development facilities at their Cheshire Headquarters.

In the past 12 months, the company has experienced strong growth with year-on-year sales up by 18%, driven by organic growth, new fastener supply deals with a number of leading industry manufacturers and a continued focus on supply chain reliability and high quality products.

 
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It’s All There – Panoramic Group Launches Biggest Showroom Yet, At Kettering

 

Fast-growing Panoramic Group has launched its biggest and most product-packed showroom with the opening of the extended and fully refitted unit in Kettering, Northants.

The new facility not only showcases the most comprehensive collection of the ever-expanding Panoramic range but also many variants and style options to give both trade customers and homeowners the best experience of what the Group has to offer.

The new showroom is now one of nine run by Panoramic and its trading partners covering the whole of the UK but, as Group Managing Director Michael Connor explained, such a fast-growing product

 
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Soaring Slide And Lift-Slide Patio Door Sales For CDW Systems

 

CDW Systems, the Gloucester-based trade and commercial fabricator, has seen sales of their popular aluminium slide and lift-slide patio door grow by an astonishing 46 per-cent on the previous year.

The door set in question is the Reynaers CP130 slide and lift-slide system, a product renowned for its high-performance and great versatility being compatible with the recently introduced CS77 entrance door series. With such tremendous demand, CDW’s Sales Director, Martin Rowe predicts the slide and lift-slide could be a real growth area for businesses over the coming 12 months:

 
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Alan Hartley Joins Avantis

 

Alan Hartley has joined Avantis as Business Development Director, bringing 30 years’ experience in the glazing industry. As well as strengthening existing customer relationships, linking fabricators to the impressive range of Avantis hardware, Alan has been tasked with growing the market share for Avantis.

Alan explains: “The decision to join Avantis was one of the easiest I have ever had to make. I am delighted to be part of the dynamic team at Avantis, working alongside world-class design engineers who have brought to market high quality window and door locks for many years

 
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Morley Prepares For FIT Show Show-Stopper

 

Morley Glass & Glazing is getting ready to wow customers at the FIT Show in May with a 36m² exhibition stand complete with interactive tools to showcase its range of high quality Uni-Blind sealed units with ScreenLine integral blinds inside.

As expected, Morley Glass & Glazing will also be proudly exhibiting its tried and trusted Uni-Blinds® options, alongside something a little different and entirely new for the business. Visitors will have the opportunity to take part in demonstrations of a new virtual reality experience that will help them gain more tangible information about

 
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FIT Show 2019 Seminar Encourages Learning Mental Health Skills – Education NOT Therapy To Nurture A Thriving Workforce

 

Continuing the skills theme of this year’s FITShow, exhibitors and visitors will be able to learn how education not therapy is becoming the most productive and effective way of tackling the difficult, sensitive and apparently complicated issue of mental health in the workplace.

Kate Ashley-Norman of The Thrive Programme, and host of the Mental Health Revolution podcast will lead a seminar demonstrating how mental health issues need not be as complicated or frightening

 
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Dekko Help Droylsden Glass With Showroom Revamp

 

Double-glazing installer Droylsden Glass is currently revamping its showroom to make it THE standout showroom in the Manchester area – with a little help from Dekko.

Dekko Window Systems, one of the country’s leading fabricators, has a reputation for a commitment to installer customers and their input into the showroom design has been

 
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Atlas Installer Sees The Light With Lantern 2.0

 

A roof lantern installation firm has shared its experience of fitting the new Atlas Lantern 2.0 and is now urging fellow installers to cut their own lantern installation times.

Cheltenham-based Bifold Shop took to Twitter to speak out about its first installation of the new lantern and praised the many advances that Atlas has made; advances that, in fact,

 
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Double Diamond Shines On Windy Island Call
 

There can’t be many more challenging climates in the UK for windows and doors than the Orkney Isles, off the North East tip of Scotland. So when Apeer chose to support its Double Diamond double rebated door range with the islands’ installers, the company and its local distributor flew out to meet them and see for themselves how the doors stand up to it.

 
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Brixton Balconies Are A Commercial Success For TuffX
 

Situated in the centre of Brixton, Lambeth, and standing fourteen storeys high is Hambrook House; a brand new mixed-use development comprising of 94 residential units, plus ground and roof level community spaces. Part of an extensive redevelopment of Lambeth Town Hall, the building enjoys views over nearby St Matthews Garden to the east, enhanced further by a series of laminated glass balconies provided by industry specialist TuffX.

 
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Double Nomination For Supalite At Lancashire’s Red Rose Business Awards 2019
 

Tiled roof specialists SupaLite are celebrating being shortlisted for two high-profile business awards at Lancashire’s prestigious Red Rose Awards 2019.

The Preston firm, which manufactures tiled roof systems for both conservatories and orangeries, are nominated for both the ‘Family Business Award’ and the ‘Manufacturing Business Award’.

 
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Scholes Steps Up To MD Role At VEKA Recycling

 

Simon Scholes, who has driven the £8 million move and expansion of VEKA Recycling Ltd to its new site in Wellingborough, has been appointed as the company’s Managing Director.

Simon has steered the firm from its original Kent site, having identified and negotiated the new 5.7 acre facility that is set to become Europe’s most advanced recycler of PVC-U windows and doors. A wholly owned subsidiary of VEKA Umwelttechnik GmbH, the Wellingborough facility will add to the already impressive 75,000

 
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Nothing Cheeky About AluK’s Nandos Installation

 

Diagonally shaped curtain walling leaning outward and without a singular regular pane of glass or panelling beyond the doors is just the sort of challenge which AluK relishes.

This single storey installation, at the newly opened Nandos restaurant and EE store on the Orbital Shopping Park in Swindon, enabled the specialist aluminium systems company to demonstrate both the versatility of its product range and its ability to create project solutions for clients.

 
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Edgetech Innovation The Backbone Of ‘World’s Most Complex Building’

 

Dubai’s Museum of the Future is widely considered the most architecturally complex building in the world – and 36,000 metres of Edgetech’s Super Spacer® have played an integral role in taking it from blueprint stage to reality.

It’s set to be ‘an incubator for ideas, a driver for innovation, and a destination for inventors and entrepreneurs from all around the world’, says its creator, UAE Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

 
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Sales Growth Reflects Strength Of Safeware Offering

Epwin Window Systems’ hardware brand Safeware has just announced an impressive 12% growth in year-on-year turnover. Paul Hinds, National Sales Manager for Safeware, commented: “Safeware makes ordering hardware easy.

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Clear Run For GG Glass As Financial Targets Smashed

The Liverpool branch of GG Glass, a national contract glazing supplier and installer, has smashed its annual financial targets exceeding £3.6million turnover, a figure it’s set to build on in the year ahead by a further 10%.

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Windows ‘Reborn’ With Genesis Collection

Windows and doors in The Genesis Collection are ‘reborn’ thanks to Bison Trade Frames’ extensive investment in R&D.

“We have expertly re-engineered existing systems to create the highest level of detailing and

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Small Businesses Running Out Of Time To Prepare For No Deal Brexit

Responding to Tuesday’s Commons Statement from Prime Minister, Theresa May, National Chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Mike Cherry said: “With less than 50 days until we leave the EU on 29th March, .

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High Growth For The Highlands

Scottish Highlands home improvement company, ERG Scotland Ltd, has become the latest addition to the Conservatory Outlet Network of retailers.

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Modplan Expands Manufacturing Facility

Leading trade VEKA fabricator Modplan has further expanded its production facility with the installation of a new 12,000 sqft mezzanine floor at its Newport, Gwent headquarters. The additional production space will be utilised for the manufacture of its

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Padiham Glass Announces Six-Figure Investment

IGU specialist, Padiham Glass has committed to a six-figure spend on further software integration, a new automatic sealing robot, plus new handling equipment, to drive increased flexibility and quality through its’ trade offer.

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Mechatronics Is The Future

Mechatronics is the word of 2019. It’s technology that combines electronics and mechanical engineering. It’s not new – but it’s an area that’s growing exponentially. For Avantis International, it’s bringing together two key areas of expertise to create new

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Product News

There Are No Negatives With LEKA

Ecoglaze UK has worked with LEKA Systems for just over a year and in that time has been extremely impressed with the conservatory roof products. When asked what he considers the key benefit of LEKA roofs to be, Josh Whale, .”

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People

Quickslide Makes Its Community An Asset

Look through the beautifully crafted windows of Yorkshire’s Quickslide premises and you’ll see the inner workings of a fenestration company who considers itself a ‘community investor’.

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Training & Development

Bohle Supports Industry Up-Skilling With Tailored Courses

In recognition of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from 4th to 8th March 2019, The Glazerite UK Group Ltd has turned the spotlight on two of its own team;

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Events

Low Carbon Homes Forums Tackle Fuel Poverty Challenges In UK Housing

As energy prices rise again, and we approach Fuel Poverty Awareness Day on Friday15th February, the organisers of a series of nationwide forums designed to help improve the energy efficiency of the UK’s aging housing stock announce the opening

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Awards

AluFoldDirect Shortlisted For 3 More Awards

AluFoldDirect has been named a triple finalist in Lancashire’s Red Rose Business Awards (RRAs), proving its commitment to helping aluminium installation companies grow. AluFoldDirect has been shortlisted in the In-house Training, Manufacturing Business and Medium Business award categories.

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