30th June 2016
 
GGF Open-Minded About Brexit
 

Following last week’s EU Referendum and with the UK population voting to leave the European Union, the GGF remains open-minded about the changes that will come and will continue to work with parliamentarians and Government departments on the many issues affecting the glass and glazing industry.

Nigel Rees, GGF Chief Executive commented, “The GGF Membership can rest assured that we will continue to deliver the same level of

 
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Sternfenster Launches Styleline FS, The New Best-In-Class Flush Sash Window
 

Lincoln-based trade fabricator, Sternfenster, has added a brand new flush sash window to its award-nominated collection of timber alternative frames, StyleLine.

Based on the Deceuninck Heritage flush sash profile system, which was developed from the popular 2800 decorative series, the new FS from Sternfenster is both installer-friendly, as well as competitively priced.

“This is a very strong new product offering,” said Sternfenster national sales manager, Steve Lane. “

 
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Tradesmith Lead Generation Success With Insight Data
 

Tradesmith, the Sussex based trade fabricator, has seen sales rocket after teaming up with Insight Data for lead generation.

Tradesmith partnered with Insight Data 9 months ago to deliver a potent direct marketing campaign that combined direct mail, email marketing and telesales.

Mark Hutchinson, Managing Director of Tradesmith, commented; “Insight are the experts at lead generation and we haven’t been

 
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Siegenia Supplies New TITAN Tilt And Turn To Carl F Groupco
 

Carl F Groupco has extended its range of Siegenia hardware with the addition of the TITAN AF, a tilt and turn system newly introduced to the UK market. Key features include the AF concealed axxent 24+ variant, a completely new design, providing a completely jigless solution for the majority of profiles, with sash load bearing capabilities up to 150kg. The system can also be easily and economically upgraded to comply with PAS 24 for security.

 
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New AV3 Autolock Adds Increased Functionality To Dutemänn’s Haus Range
 

Specialist aluminium fabricator, Dutemänn, has announced it will offer the new AV3 autoLock from Winkhaus within its popular high-end range of entrance doors, Haus. The development will see fast-growing Dutemänn add even more choice for its trade customers to enjoy, as Winkhaus’ official launch partner for AV3 in the aluminium sector.

“The new generation of autoLocks will further strengthen our trade customers’ competitive advantage,” said Dutemänn MD, Martin James.

 
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Yale Lock In Partnership With Sternfenster
 

The Lincoln based trade fabricator Sternfenster, has partnered with Yale Door and Window Solutions to offer the Yale Mantis3 multipoint door lock as standard across its entire door portfolio.

Sternfenster help installers supply a high security door product, without compromising on quality or aesthetics as standard. As part of the arrangement,

 
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Watch the New ‘Warm Comfortable Home’ Video from Thermoseal Group
 

Thermoseal Group, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of warm edge spacers and supplier of over 1,500 insulated glass (IG) components has launched a public video to showcase the advantages of its highest performance Thermobar and Thermoflex warm edge spacers to homeowners.  Watch the ‘Warm Comfortable Home’ video now at:http://www.thermosealgroup.com/news/details/154/watch-our-new-warm-comfortable-homes-video

 
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Pulling Out The Stops, Roto Hold Its UK Press Day
 

Pulling together trade publications from across the industry, German manufacturer Roto held its first of many press days in the UK on 13th June at the exclusive Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

The day and evening event, which kicked off with an introduction from Western European Managing Director, Mike Piqeur, and saw editors attending from many of the industry’s top named trade magazines, alongside Roto’s sales and technical UK and European based staff.

 
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New Customer Care Initiative Launched: Introducing The AstraSEAL Of Approval
 

Already committed to uncompromising customer service, Wellingborough-based fabricator Astraseal is stepping up its support package with the launch of a new customer care initiative called the ‘AstraSEAL of Approval’.

Over the last 38 years, Astraseal has constantly pushed the boundaries of conventional customer support, delivering an outstanding

 
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“Glass House” Trend Surging, Says Natural Light Specialist LB Roof Windows
 

The use of large glass areas as part of home extensions, renovations, and residential new-builds is surging, fuelled by the continuing popularity of natural light, says roof glazing supplier, LB Roof Windows.

Director Adrian Cooper notes that advances in roof window technology now mean virtually any area of a property that was previously dark

 
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Dekko Double Showroom Space As Infinity Takes Off
 

It’s been a transformative twelve months for Dekko Window Systems. Opening a cutting-edge new production facility, launching its rapturously-received high-end door brand Räum, and following that up with the ground-breaking Infinity range of graf welded uPVC has left it with a lot to shout about – and now, the Ashton-Under-Lyne fabricator has invested in a new showroom to exhibit its significantly expanded product portfolio.

 
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X1 The Exchange, Salford Quays: PVC-U Wins Over Aluminium In Prestigious New-Build

 

More than 500 PVC-U windows were chosen for an 11-storey residential new-build, X1 The Exchange, close to the prestigious Media City in Salford Quays after the developer was presented with specification and costings that showed the material to be an economic alternative to the aluminium frames originally specified.

 
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Roseview Marks Sensational Six Months With Three New Brochures

 

Following on from one of the busiest and most successful six months in its history, seeing it make a landmark FIT Show debut and launch the latest iteration of its best-in-class uPVC sash window the Ultimate Rose, respected fabricator Roseview has released a suite of brochures designed to help it and its customers promote its signature Rose Collection.

 
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BRE Remains Committed To Building A Better World Together With Partners In Europe And Beyond

‘As an international centre of excellence for the built environment, BRE provides customers worldwide with robust, science-based standards, certification schemes, training and qualifications that help them create better products, buildings, homes and communities.

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Sliders UK Launches ‘Assisted-Fit’ As Part Of Its Technical Support Service

Sliders UK has expanded its technical support offer with the launch of its ‘assisted fit’ service.

With four Regional Technical Managers operating from strategic locations throughout the UK, Sliders UK launched its technical support service as part of its wider customer support offer last year.

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A Buyer’s Guide To Windows

If you are considering replacing your current windows or designing a new home, here are 10 tips from Neil Ginger, CEO of Origin, a UK specialist manufacturer of bi-folding doors and windows, to help you choose the right window for your property, things to look out for and the questions to ask.

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Local MP Opens Second High Volume Super Spacer Production Line For ESG

Mike Wood MP for Dudley South recently visited Energy Saving Glass (ESG) to officially open the new Super Spacer® unit production line at its factory in Kingswinford.

The long-standing family business has enjoyed almost twenty years

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Product News

Spectus Challenges Aluminium With New PVC-U Flush Tilt & Turn

Spectus has issued a direct challenge to aluminium windows in high-rise with the launch of its Flush Tilt & Turn PVC-U system, that has a similar look to the metal but with significant benefits including thermal performance and cost.

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UltraROOF380 – The Big Reveal

Over 200 retailers from across the south of England gathered at the National Self Build & Renovation Centre (NSBRC) in Swindon this week to witness the big reveal of Ultraframe’s Ultraroof380 at the UK’s largest permanent exhibition targeting home improvers.

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TruFrame’s Refine With A Contemporary Twist

TruFrame’s Refine window and door range boasts full mechanical joints in the frame, sash and mullion, plus has now received a contemporary twist with the introduction of new hardware, helping to compliment the more modern foiled finishes of anthracite grey for example.

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In the Spotlight with ODL Europe

Supplier of added value building products for the home, ODL Europe, is pleased to announce a new addition to its family of glazing cassettes with the launch of the Spotlight.

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Supplying Northern Ireland’s Social Housing Market – Apeer Fire And Composite Doors Lead The Way

They created the award-winning range of Lumi frameless windows and residential doors, but did you know Northern Ireland based Apeer are also one of the leading suppliers of composite and fire doors into the social housing market.

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Tools & Equipment

Industry’s Most Widely Used H & S Tool Tackles Productivity Issues

12,000 users of BRE’s health and safety tool YellowJacket are set to benefit from a new lean construction tracking feature that will help them measure and improve productivity in the onsite delivery of their construction projects.

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Bosch Expands ‘Wireless Charging’ To 10.8 V Class

  • 2.5 Ah battery for professional Bosch cordless tools in the 10.8 V class
  • Increased productivity thanks to the innovative ‘Wireless Charging’ technology
  • More flexibility thanks to stationary and mobile solutions
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Recruitment

Industry People Recruiting People For The Industry

Pace Resourcing has launched itself into the Window and Door industry fronted by a group of well-known industry personnel with a commitment to finding employers the best people for their job vacancies,

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Charity

CMS Window Systems Staff Team Up For Cancer Research UK’s Race For Life

Female members of staff at CMS Window Systems are feeling rosy after taking part in Cancer Research UK’s Glasgow Race for Life.

Twelve members of the team at the Castlecary-based window and door business completed the five kilometre Glasgow run,

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