Mila’s popular SupaSecure TS007 two star door handle has just become the highest rated security handle in the UK, according to the company, scoring an unprecedented Silver grading from Sold Secure. Mila says that previously, the highest grading achieved by a two star handle in the Sold Secure attack test administered by the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) was Bronze.

TuffX has officially launched its long-awaited electrically heated glass product, Glow. For bi-fold doors in the first instance, the glass offers homeowners a revolutionary new way to heat their homes. TuffX says Glow heated glass for bi-fold doors will be open to applications for approved trade partners from December.

In other news, the winners of the G23 Awards were announced on Friday night, 24 November, at a black-tie gala evening at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Hosted by actor and comedian Omid Djalili, the awards recognised and celebrated the very best of the UK glass & glazing industry. Also held on Friday 24 November, winners of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Awards 2023 were revealed at an evening of celebration held at The Langham in London.

Elsewhere, Endurance Doors has developed a new PAS 24 certified, multi-point locking system for use across its range; Ultraframe has announced that Ultraroof is now available to order with Metrotile, providing all of the usual benefits of Ultraroof but now with a Metrotile shingle finish at a lower price point; DoorCo has announced that 6 farmhouse stable door designs will be added to both their Gripcore and Original range: and staging networking events for the glazing industry, PiGs gets a new look and announces event dates for 2024.


Gerald Batt