26th September 2017
 
 

SGG EASYPRO – Glass Processing. Made Easier

 

A revolutionary new coating from Saint-Gobain Building Glass will enhance the method of glass processing by transforming coated glass into more durable and robust products at no extra cost.

SGGEASYPRO has been developed to enhance the robustness of Saint-Gobain’s “to be tempered” SGGCOOL-LITE II products which are primarily used to deliver high performance solar control.

 
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Liniar House Open Day Proves A Huge Success

 

More than 150 invited guests recently attended the unveiling of Liniar House, a new 178,000ft² facility for HL Plastics. Business magnate Lord Digby Jones officially opened the home of the company’s new warehouse, training centre and showrooms.

CEO Roger Hartshorn commenced the proceedings, describing the history and ethos of the company while referring to the impressive timeline that adorns the walls of the new Liniar showroom and charts

 
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Supalite Roofs Awarded Corgi Fenestration Certification

 

Supalite Roof Systems has been awarded certification to the Corgi Fenestration Scheme. The scheme is designed to ensure continuous best practise is being used through an organisation’s Quality Management System.

As a leading manufacturer and systems company of tiled roofs, Supalite has continuously developed its management systems over many years. This factor played a significate part for Supalite’s

 
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Cor-Vision Plus Takes Centre Stage

 

Alumen Ltd’s recently launched sliding aluminium door set, Cor-Vision Plus, is set to take centre stage in their brand-new showroom, following their recent expansion to a new 15,000ft2 facility in Kettering.

“The Cor-Vision Plus offers 94% glass area with only 25mm sightlines. It is a real game changer and why we have chosen it to be centrepiece of our new showroom,” comments Alan Robinson, Alumen’s MD.

 
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Over-Specification On PAS24 And SBD Could Mean Installers Are Losing Business – Warning

 

Emplas has warned that installers could be losing out on business by unnecessarily specifying laminated glass on windows in a ‘catch-all’ approach to the requirements under PAS24 and Secured by Design.

According to the award-winning Northamptonshire based fabricator, retailers run the risk of losing out on business through the over-specification of laminated glass on ground floor windows.

 
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Dear Gerald,

 

In this year’s Fire Door Safety Week there has never before been so much scrutiny on fire door product specification, manufacture, installation and maintenance. We are all aware how integral fire doors are when a fire breaks out in a building after the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower. Properly manufactured, installed and maintained fire doors help to ensure compartmentalisation of fire and stop the fire spreading inside the building.

The fire at Grenfell Tower, and before that Lakanal House, mean issues around fire safety are in the spotlight.

 
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REHAU Renews Commitment To Sustainability

 

REHAU has renewed its membership to the Passivhaus Trust, reaffirming the company’s commitment to delivering the most sustainable and energy efficient solutions to its customers.

REHAU has been a member of the Passivhaus Trust since 2015, and offers a number of products which bear the Passivhaus Standard certification – namely its GENEO® windows, Polytec 50S composite curtain walling system and AGILA Passivhaus doors.

 
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Growing Demand For High Performance Hardware Creates A Great VISTA For blu™

 

As composite door manufacturer, Vista Panels’ highly popular XtremeDoor range is building a growing reputation for quality.

The award-winning company has built its success on providing customers with a range of composite doors that feature quality, security and performance in equal measure.

 
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Windmill Windows Installation Saved By Dedicated Dempsey Dyer

 

Yorkshire fabricator Dempsey Dyer has gone the extra mile to help a valued customer complete a lucrative job in an Oxfordshire conservation area.

Respected local installation firm Windmill Windows had been called on to refurbish a property in a historically sensitive part of the county.

 
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Celebrating 10 Years Supplying UK House Builders And Developers

 

Leading door manufacturer DOORCO is celebrating a decade of supplying one of the commercial sector’s most popular composite doors. Over the period, the UK based manufacturer has supplied hundreds of thousands of doors into the new build and social housing markets. Customers over the decade include some of the largest names with well-known brands such Persimmon, Bellway,

 
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Hazlemere Windows Investment Is Unveiled

 

Hazlemere Window Company Ltd has announced the official re-opening weekend of its state-of-the-art Hertfordshire showroom, which has been the subject of major investment and refurbishment over the past three months.

Taking place on Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st of October, Hazlemere will be marking the grand unveiling of its newly renovated showroom in Welwyn City Garden, Hertfordshire with a variety of

 
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BM Alumunium Moves Next Door

 

BM Aluminium is growing so fast that it has already outgrown its new premises in Tewkesbury, after just 15 months. The LogiKal specialist hasn’t had to move far though – it has simply relocated to the larger office next door.

The big advantage of the new office at 2 Welland Court, Brockeridge Court in Twyning is that it has a dedicated training room to host

 
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Transition To Optima Was Seamless Says Heritage Trade Frames

 

Many fabricators are concerned about the impact switching to a new system will have on their production schedules. It’s something the Profile 22 technical team was well aware of when they introduced Optima last year and a meticulous and detailed process was developed to ensure every changeover went smoothly. And feedback from customers agrees it was exactly that.

 
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Bowater Projects Provides Valuable Guidance To Linc Cymru Housing Association Ltd (Linc)

 

Bowater Projects’ technical advice and knowledge has been critical to the success of Linc’s commitment to upgrade its residential scheme Llys Yr Efail in Blaenau Gwent.

Llys Yr Efail is a housing scheme for older people and contains 35 self-contained one and two bedroom flats over three floors, as well as a lower ground floor comprising communal facilities with a lift to all floors.

 
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Edgetech Parent Company Quanex Names New Chief Operating Officer

 

Quanex, multinational building products supplier and parent company of warm edge experts Edgetech, has promoted an experienced member of its senior team.

George Wilson has been named Quanex Chief Operating Officer, a new post designed to oversee the company’s US and international operations.

 
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Hueck Systems Supplied For ‘Eco’ London Skyscraper

 

Hueck has supplied its high-performance windows and doors for a new glass-clad London landmark that boasts excellent green credentials.

Hoola is a residential development of 360 individually designed homes set across two rippling glass towers in Tidal Basin Street.

 
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Epwin Ladies Raise Over £40,000 In Paddle2Pedal Challenge

 

Epwin ladies Clare O’ Hara, Divisional Managing Director, and Katrina Earl, Northern Regional Sales Manager, were part of a team of ladies who recently completed the gruelling seven day Paddle2Pedal challenge. The pair raised over £40,000 between them and the team as a whole raised over £90,000 and are still going.

 
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Trade News

Yale Is Going On TV!

This October sees the launch of a brand new advertising campaign with the Yale brand hitting TV screens nationwide.

The advert, which will be aired throughout the month on Channel 4, Sky, and ITV, will showcase .

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REHAU Remain Committed To Renewable Energy

As part of an ongoing commitment to sustainability and constantly striving to improve its green credentials, REHAU was delighted to once again receive SmartestEnergy’s ‘Renewable Electricity Commitment’ certificate.

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Highest Customer Satisfaction Ratings for Thermoseal Group

The results are in for Thermoseal Group, with the specialist insulated glass (IG) component manufacturer and distributor of over 2,000 IG products, reporting highest ever customer satisfaction ratings from its latest Customer Satisfaction Survey.

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Sealco Opens New Endurance Distribution Centre

A new 3,200 sq ft Endurance Distribution Centre is now open so that fabricators and installers can get Endurance hardware and ancillaries delivered next day.

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Endurance Is Backing Fire Door Safety Week

Endurance® Doors is again backing Fire Door Safety Week, which will be held week commencing 25th September, 2017 and promoted through social media and through other marketing communications.

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Product News

Low-sightlines – The New aluplast Lift-and-Slide

aluplast has added a new low-sightline fixed sash profile to its ultra-energy efficient Lift-and-Slide door, delivering increased design flexibility and end-user appeal.

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Security Isn’t Just Skin Deep

The composite door leaf and glazing systems from Distinction Doors are major components when part of a door set and have a proven ability to achieve PAS24:2016, the industry’s enhanced security standard and a

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Window Ware Extends Its Range Of Trojan’s Popular Powerhouse Athena Door Hinge

Window Ware believes in giving its customers MORE of the products they want! So when Trojan’s slimline, yet mighty Athena PVCu door hinge went down a storm when the hardware distributor launched it back in April,

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Emplas Cuts Quotation Time To The End Client To Minutes

Emplas has stripped hours out of the time taken to create professional quotes to the end client with its new quotation software.

Offered as part of its online EVA (Emplas Virtual Assistant) support

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aluplast Adds Grey Substrate To Ideal 4000

aluplast has added a grey substrate option to its contemporary and highly flexible Ideal 4000 window system.

The leading-edge 70mm offer is defined by its SquareLine profile and the flexibility that it delivers,

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Window Warehouse Launches AluK Windows & Doors

Portsmouth-based fabricator Window Warehouse has launched the AluK aluminium window and door suite to its installer customers.

Managing Director at Window Warehouse, Malcolm Cake said:

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SFS Extends Specifier Support to Drive Better Quality Doorsets

Door hinge manufacturer SFS has extended its technical support for architects, interior designers and fit-out contractors to help deliver safe, secure and compliant doorsets which take advantage of the latest hinge

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G17 Awards

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

64 companies and individuals will compete for the 12 coveted trophies at the gala awards event in November.
Event organiser Tony Higgin said:  “We’ve not only seen an excellent number of entries but the quality and range of the finalists themselves has been exceptional this year.”
The winners will be announced at the G17 Gala Dinner and Awards event on Friday November 17 at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

To read more about some of this year’s lucky finalists, click below

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Charity

Industry Digs Deep For Cancer Support Charity

Generous support from across the industry has helped Emplas, Managing Director, Ryan Johnson raise more than £2,500 for cancer support charity, Macmillan.

Ryan completed the Great North Run in September, fundraising for Macmillan in memory of his late Nan,

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‘Good sport’: Sliders UK supports Indian Schools Rugby Programme

Sliders UK has continued its support for a pioneering programme to promote educational achievement by bringing rugby to some of India’s most deprived cities and districts.

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