24th May 2018
 
Eurocell Protects Customers With Accredited Cyber Security
 

In the wake of recent cyber attacks on a well-known manufacturer in the industry, Eurocell – manufacturer, distributor and recycler of window, door, conservatory and roofline products – is pleased to reassure its customers and suppliers that it already has measures in place to guard against hackers. These measures are accredited under the Government backed scheme, Cyber Essentials, to protect its customers, suppliers – and Eurocell – from cyber attacks.

 
READ MORE



No Delivery Nightmares With Deceuninck
 

Systems company Deceuninck has achieved near-perfect delivery scores. Deceuninck’s latest quality reports show 99% of orders were delivered on time and in full.

Deceuninck’s delivery record is all the more impressive given the breadth of products, colours and foils available as standard. Deceuninck offers 26 colourways from stock, including all cills, trims and ancillaries.

 
READ MORE


 
The Future Is Smart, So Let’s Talk About It Today
 

REHAU is supporting this year’s Smart Home Week, from 21 – 27 May, to highlight some of the latest smart home technologies available or under development for the windows industry.

Now in its second year, Smart Home Week is an industry-led campaign which showcases the very best in smart, connected and integrated home technology.

 
READ MORE



“There’s Never Been A Better Time To Offer Finance,” Says Improveasy
 

Increasing turbulence among many of the industry’s biggest brands, particularly large-scale nationwide installation firms, has created a lucrative opportunity for savvy installers to win new business.

A combination of profit warnings, falling share prices and hefty fines have left some of the big players incredibly vulnerable, and open to greater competition from smaller, more locally-based installers.

 
READ MORE



FENSA “Knowledge Hub”Gives Key Insights For FENSA Members

 

Free online management tool utilises industry data to give FENSA members exclusive insights for benchmarking performance and identifying new markets.

With more than 9,000 members and nearly 13 million installations since 2002, FENSA is one of the UK’s largest and longest established Competent Person Schemes. It is also one of the UK glazing industry’s biggest data collectors and passes along key

 
READ MORE



SYSTEMGLAS® Ligna Provides Assured Fire Protection For Timber Framed Butt-Jointed Glazing

 

Designing, specifying and installing fire rated timber framed butt-jointed glazing is now easier with the assurance of a fully traceable supply chain with the launch of SYSTEMGLAS® Ligna by Promat UK, one of the country’s leading manufacturers of fire, thermal and acoustic solutions.

 
READ MORE


Crown Doors & Shutters installs Exlabesa systems on Skelton Retail Park

 

Crown Doors & Shutters has just completed the installation of curtain walling and a non-thermal shop front as part of the construction of Skelton Retail Park in Skelton, near Middlesbrough. Andrew Mersh of Crown Doors and Shutters said: “This was an interesting project to complete and we’re pleased to see that Greggs and B&M have moved into the units, creating over 50 jobs in the process.”

 
READ MORE


SWISSPACER Is ‘Conservation Approved’ For Prescot Windows
 

Prescot Windows, a Liverpool-based fabricator and installer, insists on SWISSPACER for all of its windows. From PVC-U to aluminium, Prescot Windows’ sealed units include SWISSPACER for performance that lasts the lifetime of the window. Their most popular window style is the Residence Collection, a window and door system developed to replicate the look of 19th Century timber.

 
READ MORE


GGF Welcomes New Project Manager

 

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is delighted to announce the appointment of Maruf Ahmad as the Group Project Manager for all commercial companies within the group.

In 2010, Maruf graduated from Queen Mary University of London achieving a BSc in Information Communications Technology in the Business Environment,

 
READ MORE


VinylPlus® Champions Nearly 640,000 Tonnes Of PVC Recycled In 2017

 

VinylPlus, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, recycled 639,648 tonnes of PVC within its framework last year. The 2017 results were presented at its 6th VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2018 in Madrid, Spain where the industry shared its latest sustainability achievements.

 
READ MORE


Two New Brochures From Fenster Fabrications

 

A suite of stylish new brochures is helping one of the South West’s finest fabricators gear up for growth in 2018.

Newton Abbot-based Fenster Fabrications has quickly risen to become a highly respected Smarts aluminium supplier to installers throughout the region – but now it’s setting its sights even higher, and its revamping its sales

 
READ MORE


Homeowners To Get Their FENSA Certificates Faster

 

FENSA has announced it is to launch a new and improved service for homeowners that will see FENSA certificates dispatched faster.

FENSA, one of the UK’s largest and longest established Competent Person Schemes, issues FENSA Building Regulations certificates for replacement windows and doors that have been installed since 1st April 2002.

 
READ MORE


Oakland Glass Invests To Stay Ahead Of Market Demands

 

Oakland Glass, the quality insulated glass unit supplier with a focus on service, has recently completed a £3m investment programme to ensure its customers have everything they need to stay ahead of market demands.

Tina Moorhouse, Managing Director of Oakland Glass, explains: “We work with all sorts of customers across all sorts of sectors but

 
READ MORE


PatioMaster Doors Give The VIP Touch To A VIP Dog Hotel

 

PatioMaster Ireland and longstanding customer Derryork Windows of County Londonderry have just completed an unusual project in Coleraine – the installation of five sliding patio doors in a VIP dog hotel.

Ian Eccles is the owner of Alpha 1 Dog Hotel, which officially opened in April 2018. He says the aim was to create an upmarket dog hotel

 
READ MORE


GGF Ready With FIREX Presentation

 

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is ready to cover various aspects of fire glazing at the FIREX show taking place on the 19th to 21st June at London ExCel at stand A475.

In consideration of Grenfell Tower, the presentation on “Fire-rated Glazing – Getting It Right, Getting it Wrong” will discuss and the importance of how glass plays its part in the fire

 
READ MORE


Birmingham Conservatoire Crowned RIBA WM Building Of The Year

 

The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire has been crowned the RIBA West Midlands Building of the Year.

The annual awards ceremony which took place last night, focused on the outstanding work of architects across the West Midlands.

 
READ MORE


A New Venue For PIGS London 2018

 

The best networking event for the glazing industry, PIGS has a new London venue for 2018 – The Warwick, in SoHo, just a stone’s throw from Piccadilly Circus.

Sarah Ball, PIGS Organiser says: “It’s not just the venue that’s new – we have some fabulous new sponsors too. We’re really looking forward to bringing PIGS back to London.

 
READ MORE




Online Magazine


RECRUITMENT

Experienced Sales Manager required to deliver product and knowledge training to national accounts.

Maximise profitable sales for a growing business delivering quality products for the building sector.

READ MORE
..........................................

Trade News

GGF Statement: President Reflects On Progress During Tough Times

In the last two years the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) has received wide coverage in the trade media for many successes as well as for some high profile departures.

READ MORE
.........................................

Unglazed R9 Receives PAS24 And Part Q Approval

HWL Trade Frames’ trailblazing non-glass bonded Residence 9 Window has sailed through independent PAS24 testing to achieve Part Q approval.

READ MORE
..........................................

Lock Lock’s Showcased On Red Dot 21

The pioneering Lock Lock door security handle from Brisant Secure has recently been featured on the globally renowned Red Dot 21 World of Design website, alongside other global brands associated with outstanding product design

READ MORE
..........................................

Dedicated Facility Double Tradelink’s Aluminium Capacity

Tradelink Window Solutions has opened a dedicated facility to double its aluminium manufacturing capacity and deliver aluminium glazing products to local installers even faster. The new factory means that Tradelink can offer aluminium bi-folds

READ MORE
..........................................

Product News

Mila Announces New Fully Reversible Hinge Range

Just weeks after it announced it was bringing the AXOR range of European tilt and turn hardware to the UK, Mila has followed up with the launch of an enhanced security hinge for fully reversible windows,

READ MORE
.........................................

LEKA Systems Now LABSS Approved

LEKA Systems has just announced that its LEKA Warm Roof and LEKA Orangery Roof systems have received Registered Detail approval from Local Authority Building Standards Scotland (LABSS). Rhys Hoddinott, Director of LEKA said: “This is great news for fabricators, installers and homeowners in Scotland.

READ MORE
..........................................

Dekko Adds New Grey Substrate To Their Seamless Infinity Flush Sash

Dekko Window Systems has extended the premium credentials of its seamless uPVC system with the addition of a new grey substrate.

The new substrate, finished in an Anthracite Smooth Matt foil,

READ MORE
..........................................

Emplas Launches Sills Without The Seams

Emplas has added seamless bay sill welds to its product range following investment in a new Graf SLS Seamless Sill Welder.

Part of Emplas’ continuous programme of product development, the new SLS Welder supplied by Promac Group,

READ MORE
..........................................

Demand Rises For Kenrick’s Nemesis

Kenrick has seen a healthy rise in demand for its Nemesis multi-point window locking system for aluminium profiles. The company has credited its growing sales to the rapidly increasing popularity of aluminium in the domestic market.

READ MORE
..........................................

People

Promac Creates New Single Point Of Contact Sales And Service Role In Ireland

Promac Group has created a dedicated new technical sales and service role in the Republic and Northern Ireland.

Part of Promac’s continuing programme of investment in customer support and service,

READ MORE
.........................................

Steve Musgrave Joins Nationwide Windows & Doors

Door and window partner to the new build and social housing sectors, Nationwide Windows & Doors is delighted to report a new board appointment in the form of well-known manufacturing expert Steve Musgrave who has joined them as Production Director.

READ MORE
.........................................

On-Site

Senior Brings A Postive Outlook To Hope Street Xchange

Aluminium glazing solutions from fenestration designer and manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems have been specified to create a light and spacious design and meet the thermal, acoustic and aesthetic requirements of a new commercial development in Sunderland.

READ MORE
.........................................

University Digs Alu-Look Windows For New Accomodation Block

REHAU’s GENEO™ ALU Top windows were chosen for a new student accommodation development in Coventry, providing a contemporary aluminium finish with all the benefits of PVC-U.

READ MORE
.........................................

Advanced Glass Coating Helps Deliver Breeam Excellent For All-Glazed Glasgow HQ Building

The newly completed 122 Waterloo Street development in the centre of Glasgow offers its occupants floor-to-ceiling glazing throughout, with almost uninterrupted views thanks to the latest Schüco curtain-walling system designed,

READ MORE
.........................................

Exhibitions

Edgetech Helps Manufacturers Adapt To Changing Industry At China Glass

Globe-trotting Edgetech has returned from a highly successful showcase at the 2018 China Glass exhibition, one of the biggest events in the glazing industry calendar.

READ MORE
.........................................

Charity

REHAU Takes On Peaks Challenge For Charity’

More than 30 REHAU staff will be taking part in the National Three Peaks Challenge this September to raise money for the company’s chosen charity Scope.

READ MORE
.........................................





Copyright © 2018 Disclaimer Window News. 97 Pole Barn Lane Frinton-on-Sea Essex CO13 9NQ
Privacy Policy