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20th November 2018
 
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GGF Responds To Safeglaze Closure
 

Following the announcement of Safeglaze going into administration, Kevin Buckley, Group Chief Executive of the Glass and Glazing Federation, has issued a statement to clarify that Safeglaze was not in any way connected to the GGF and/or its group of commercial companies and to underline the importance of consumer protection when administration or liquidation occurs.

It is always unfortunate to witness the failure of any business within the glass and glazing industry – and doubly so when it is the closure of a large, high-profile business such as Safeglaze.

 
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Virtuoso Doors Eyes Further Growth In 2019

 

Virtuoso Doors has laid the foundations for a strong 2019 with the announcement that it is on target to achieve year on year growth of over 50%, making 2018 the best year ever in the firm’s 37-year history.

Virtuoso Doors’ record streak has seen production rates accelerate during the last 12 months – all culminating in the company turning in a record-breaking month in October where sales were more than double those of October 2017.

 
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Global Success For CMS With Green World Award Win
 

CMS Window Systems has been recognised as one of the world’s best for its environmental achievements by winning a Green World Award in the international campaign to find the greenest countries, companies, and communities.

The company, which is a leading aluminium and PVC window, door and curtain walling manufacturer and installer, received this latest accolade in the ‘Building & Construction’ category at a special awards ceremony attended by over 200 people in the Turkish capital city, Ankara. CMS Window Systems was one of several companies representing the UK following its success in becoming a Green World Ambassador, having won Gold in the Scottish Green Apple Awards earlier this year.

 
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A Prefix Plasterboard Finish For Warmroof Hybrid

 

Prefix Systems have further developed their WARMroof Hybrid system by introducing an option for a plasterboard finish to the glazed section reveal. The alternative option results in a contemporary plastered finish with fresh clean lines and modern feel to the glazed area.

This will be offered in addition to the OPUS hardwood option, which has proved extremely popular with homeowners. The WARMroof is the only system that offers such an upgrade, making the system a unique proposition for homeowners looking for something a little different, says the company.

 
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4 Panel Pre App Door Saves Time And Money, Says DOORCO

 

DOORCO reports that its 4 Panel Pre App door slab takes second place in the popularity stakes with fabricators thanks to its flexibility and simplicity. In a time when efficiency has never been more important, the product ticks all the boxes, genuinely saving time, money and wastage, as well as being able to produce around 60% of all traditional door styles, from just one slab, says the company.

Dan Sullivan, DOORCO’s MD explains: “The well thought out design of the 4 Panel Pre App door slab has made it one of the most popular choices amongst our fabricator customers for producing traditional doors.

 
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Quickslide Come Top Of The Quality Audit Class

 

Businesses from across the fenestration industry will be familiar with the efforts required to achieve top marks in a Quality Systems Audit. In a benchmarking process that continually reviews in-house procedures, Yorkshire-based manufacturer Quickslide have undertaken their assessment under the guidance of auditor CENSolutions Ltd., for the second time this year, passing with flying colours.

Compliance with a number of requisites is compulsory for all manufacturers; the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) setting down standards including BS EN 14351 for windows and pedestrian door sets,

 
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CQ-Assured Scheme Relaunched By Certass
 

Certass has relaunched its CQ-Assured Scheme which includes 13 different work scopes to help installers who fit more than just windows and doors. It gives contractors the ability to register work they complete for their customers and provide them with a Certificate of Conformity (COC).

Membership benefits include free TrustMark membership, free alternative dispute resolution and free Certass Trade Association membership, as well as access to home improvement finance.

 
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Central Launches Heritage Flush Casement

 

Midlands based PVC-U fabricator CentralRPL has added the Optima Heritage Flush Casement to its product portfolio. Available on standard turnaround of just 5 days, the Heritage Flush Casement is said by the company to be a perfect alternative to traditional timber windows and takes CentralRPL another step closer to being a true one-stop-shop for installers across the UK.

“When looking to renovate a more traditional property, it’s not easy to find a PVC-U product that truly mimics the appearance of traditional wooden sash windows and often means our installer customers will steer away from these types of projects,

 
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Epwin Window Systems To Have Major Presence At FIT 2019
 

Epwin Window Systems, home of the market-leading Profile 22, Spectus and Swish brands, has just announced it will have a major presence at FIT 2019. Gerald Allen, Marketing Manager at Epwin, said: “We are delighted to announce our presence at FIT 2019. The show is the biggest event in the window industry calendar and is the perfect opportunity to showcase what we have to offer.  Once again, we will have something big to reveal!”

Epwin Window Systems is once again taking a major presence at the show, as befits one of the industry’s leading names. Alongside its market leading products, visitors to Epwin Window Systems’ stand will also see other new innovations.

 
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Homeview Windows Capitalising On Solid Roof Trends With LEKA

 

Reading’s Homeview Windows started working with LEKA Roof Systems over two years ago and installs the LEKA Warm Roof and the LEKA Orangery Roof. Colin Stichbury, Director of Homeview says: “The solid roof market is really picking up and we have three teams of fitters dedicated to installing LEKA roofs.”

Colin commented: “I liked the idea of a product that used GRP not aluminium.” The unique GRP construction of the LEKA Warm Roof and the LEKA Orangery Roof contribute to a wealth of advantages, claims the company.

 
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Kestrel Reaches ‘Gold’ Standard For Sixth Year In A Row

 

Kestrel has proved that sustainable sourcing is at the heart of its business after achieving the BES 6001 for the sixth year running.

The accreditation means installers, specifiers and distributors can be sure that Kestrel’s fascias, cladding, soffits and trims meet high standards of sustainability.

Kestrel sales and marketing director Owen Thorogood said: “Kestrel has held BES 6001 since 2012.

 
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‘Perfect Match’ For Flair Windows And greenteQ

 

Flair Windows has chosen greenteQ – a suited range from hardware supplier VBH (GB) - so that fabricators, installers and homeowners can match their window and door hardware in both finish and style.

Flair is a family-run business based in Minworth. Established since 1997, the company manufactures, supplies, and installs windows and doors in its 40,000 sq.ft. factory, including aluminium bi-fold doors, geared with greenteQ Clearspan hardware. Clearspan is a complete hardware solution with an unobtrusive slimline finish, smooth operation and easy fit.

 
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New Appointment At Insight Data Strengthens Customer Experience

 

Preparing for another busy year ahead, industry data specialists Insight Data have strengthened their team with a new appointment.

Lucy Dennis joins the Insight Data team as the firm’s new Customer Services Manager. Her remit is to oversee the customer journey, ensuring Insight Data customers are receiving the best possible service across their wide range of platforms and services. Lucy will work closely will every department to exceed customer expectations from initial onboarding, right through to campaign delivery.

 
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Morley Donation Makes A Difference For Leeds Charity

 

A Harehills-based youth charity has thanked Morley Glass & Glazing for its recent donation of glass for a door to complete its new gym facility.

Community Action To Change Harehills (CATCH) is a registered charity made up of volunteers who want to make a positive difference in their local area. The charity’s multifunctional community centre named ‘ARK’ in Harehills, Leeds is a collection of former police training modular buildings assembled into a two-storey building and provides activities for children and young people from all backgrounds.

 
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Haffner Murat’s Heritage Machinery Package Gives Central RPL The Edge

 

West Midlands fabricator Central RPL has recently invested in a heritage machinery package from Haffner Murat. Gary Morton, Managing Director of Central RPL said: “The heritage market is one of the biggest growth areas at the moment. Haffner Murat’s heritage machinery package allows us to help our customers tap into this demand as well as deliver the quality we’re renowned for.”

The heritage machinery package includes a specialist milling station that mills two joints in one operation. The 45 degree and 90 degree milling and sawblade cutting is carried out in one pass for the butt joint finish of the outer face.

 
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Glasstec A Resounding Success For SWISSPACER

 

SWISSPACER enjoyed a successful glasstec show last month in Düsseldorf, Germany. SWISSPACER AIR was the main attraction, and visitors from around the world saw how this small component can regulate air pressure and help prevent sealed unit failures.

During the 4-day exhibition, SWISSPACER invited customers to join them for an evening of dinner and entertainment at Dr. Thompson’s Seifenfabrik in Dusseldorf – an old soap factory with many of its original and unique features making it a spectacular venue for hosting and dining.

 
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Trade News

Brexit Deal A welcome Step Back From The No Deal Cliff Edge

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry, said: “With 20 weeks left until exit day, many small businesses will be relieved to finally see some progress being made.

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Armstrong Watson secures sale of SafeGlaze UK Order Book to Warmseal

Further to the appointment of Robert Adamson, Mike Kienlen and Mark Ranson as Joint Administrators of Niamac Developments Limited (formerly trading as SafeGlaze UK) on 30 October 2018,

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Letter To Window News

Dear Gerald,

Since publishing our door furniture performance and warranty research in May, installers have told us about the true cost of product failure which is tarnishing reputations as well as furniture.

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New Viiu Showroom To Help Key Dealers Convert

As its popularity builds, and its Key Dealer Network spreads around the country, ultra-slim sliding door brand Viiu has opened an impressive new showroom to showcase its stunning products.

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VinylPlus® Product Label: The Sustainability Mark For PVC Products

The VinylPlus® Product Label is the new sustainability mark making it simpler for customers, specifiers and markets to identify the PVC building and construction products delivering the highest functional performance and contribution to sustainability.

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Product News

Astraseal Offers Brand-New Tilbrook Composite Door

Astraseal, one of the UK’s leading trade and commercial fabricators is aiming to open new doors for their customers with the launch of Tilbrook, the firm’s brand-new, high-performance composite door solution.

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Georgian Bars by Force 8

Force 8 are constantly developing new and innovative ideas to bring something new to their customers that you won’t see anywhere else on the market. Whether it is traditional or contemporary, there is going to be a product for you in Force 8 extensive portfolio.

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Atlas Set For Major New Lantern Launch

More installers discovered the qualities of the Atlas lantern in 2018 and 2019 looks to be just as promising, with Atlas making final preparations to launch a new generation glazed roof lantern in the new year.

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Yesterday’s Looks, Tomorrow’s Performance From Fenster Fabrications

Fenster Fabrications is giving installers in the South West the opportunity to really cash-in on the trend for heritage glazing, with its steel-look window range. Perfect for replacing old, steel windows and for creating an industrial look,.

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Glass & Glazing

Double R Launches Saint Gobain Masterglass Range

Double R Glass & Roofing Systems is pleased to announce the addition of the Saint Gobain Masterglass range of textured glass to its already comprehensive suite of IGU and conservatory roof products.

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Vacuum Insulated Glazing From Guardian Glass Opens Up A World Of Opportunities

Guardian Glass has developed innovative technology that is changing the way high performance glazings are manufactured, while meeting tomorrow’s demands for increased thermal energy performance.

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Exhibitions

The Korniche Shines At The Biggest Regional Homebuilding & Renovating Show

As a smaller regional event, our Korniche team were not sure what to expect from the Homebuilding & Renovating Show at Harrogate following the hustle and bustle that met us at ExCeL, London.

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Charity

GM Fundraising Christmas Cards Are Now Available

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about spreading some festive cheer with your customers, suppliers and friends. What better way to do that than to send a Christmas Card that is raising money for a very worthy cause.

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G18 Awards

The G-Awards judges have revealed the names of the finalists in this year’s event.

The winners will be announced at the G18 Gala Dinner and Awards event on Friday November 30th at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

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NFA Awards

NFA Awards winners have been revealed.

The results of NFA 2018 Awards have been announced. Click below to view some of the winners.

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