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Endurance Launches Colour Matched Finishing Trims

Endurance Doors has just launched a range of perfectly matching finishing trims for their customers to purchase, alongside one of their solid timber core composite doors. 

Glassolutions Aberdeen Named ‘Trade Counter Of The Year’

GLASSOLUTIONS Aberdeen trade counter has been recognised for its fantastic commitment to its customers following a move to a new site, with a win in the ‘Trade Counter of the Year’ category at ... 

Adminbase Updated With New Warranties And Guarantees Module

AdminBase, the mobile sales and management system for window and door installers, has been updated with a new function which allows users to track all warranty and guarantee information for individ... 

Prefix Adds Conservatory Brochure To Marketing Portfolio

In response from customer demand, Prefix Systems have just published a new 20-page conservatory brochure, as the company looks to go back to their roots in promoting their range of glazed roof prod... 

Aurora Upsells With Apeer And Lumi

Crewe-based Aurora Windows has no problem putting Apeer and Lumi doors next to cheaper alternatives, as co-director Chris Upton explained. 

Urban Door Styling With The Aboda Collection

The ABODA Collection from Rocal Group is a revolutionary range of premium door panels, that have been carefully developed with true urban design credentials and by harnessing the latest materials. ... 

Avocet Hardware Announce Their New Marketing Director

Established hardware and security supplier, Avocet, have announced the appointment of their new Marketing Director, Daniel Shaw, as the business looks to continue its ambitious growth plans over th... 

Modplan Introduces The MILA Prosecure Door Hinge

Trade fabricator Modplan has introduced the MILA Prosecure Hinge across its door range from November 2019.  

Further Senior Appointments To The Sheerline® Team

Garnalex, the company that aims to disrupt the aluminium window and door market with its innovative Sheerline® system, has made three more key appointments. Dave Watts joins as Technical Product D... 

A Decade of Growth for 5 Star

Home improvement specialist, 5 Star Windows & Conservatories, is set to enter its 10th year as a member of the Conservatory Outlet Network, having seen a staggering 175% increase in turnover si... 

Spectus Delivers Required Specifications For New Build Retirement Village

Over 300 Spectus Elite 70 System windows were used in the construction of a new build retirement village in Chorley.

Cheque Presentation Made To Hope House Children’s Hospices by GM Fundraising

Members of the GM Fundraising team recently presented a cheque for £208,891.72 to Hope House Children’s Hospices, which provides palliative care for children with terminal conditions and support... 

Entries Now Open For The Supalite Charity Football Tournament

Following a tremendous year of fundraising in 2019, Preston-based SupaLite is proud to announce the triumphant return of their popular charity football tournament.

Icotherm – Reassuringly Compliant, So Let Them Know About It

Icotherm has opted to partner with a new Approved inspector firm, announces Anne-Marie Busch, Marketing Manager. This is not a decision that was made lightly she emphasises, but was took with our c... 

Open Letter From Emplas

Regardless of any individual political persuasions, the general election has delivered a level of clarity. We know what sort of Government we can expect and we know that we will leave the EU on the... 

Haffner Murat Becomes Member Of Council For Aluminium In Building

Machinery supplier, Haffner Murat Ltd has joined the Council for Aluminium in Building (CAB), the largest UK aluminium in building trade association.

Conservatory Outlet Launch Paperless HR System

UK manufacturing experts, Conservatory Outlet Group, has continued efforts to reduce its carbon footprint by investing in a fully-automated, paperless HR system.

Epwin Becomes The First Systems House To Have A State-Of-The-Art Automatic Profi...

Epwin Window Systems has taken delivery of the world’s first Luna R automatic profile wrapping machine, which takes foiling to the next level.

Buzzing Birmingham Bash Wraps Up Year Of The PiG

2019 is the year of the pig and that has certainly proven to be the case for the industry’s top networking event, as another hugely successful calendar concluded with the ever-popular Birmingham ... 

Management Buyout For Window Widgets And The Residence Collection

Window Widgets (2006) Limited, which includes The Residence Collection of premium windows and doors, has been acquired by the existing UK management team from USA-based Masonite International Corpo... 

Triple Celebrations For Deceuninck At G19s

Deceuninck has won for the third year in a row at the G Awards. The PVC-U systems company was crowned ‘Component Supplier of the Year’ at the G19’s on Friday, 29th November. 

Veka Recycling Supports Future Sustainability With Factory Expansion

Eco conscious VEKA Recycling has increased its production space to 20,000 ft2 following completion of a project to add a sizeable extension to their existing factory. 

Profile 22’s Optima Windows Used In High Quality Retirement Housing Development...

Profile 22’s Optima windows were specified in the development of 26 one- and two-bedroom apartments in a retirement development in Upper Norwood, London. 

Carl F Groupco’s IT Manager Runs for Rosie

Just eighteen months after taking up running as a hobby, Steve Lamb, IT Manager for Carl F Groupco has succeeded in finishing the ‘Run Silverstone’ half marathon, which he completed in a person... 

Fabricators Welcomed To Live Timberweld Demo!

Total Machinery Solutions Limited (TMS) and the Masterframe Group recently hosted two open days to allow fabricators to see a live demonstration of the Timberweld method of welding flush sashes.&nb... 

Nolan uPVC cCelebrates 30 Years Of Success

This year marks 30 years of successful business for Nolan uPVC. Founded in 1989, the fabricator-installer with its head office in Carmarthen, has grown to become one of Wales’ most trusted window... 

Unique Moisture Barrier System From Endurance

The unique Moisture Barrier System (MBS) from Endurance Doors dramatically improves long-term performance and eliminates the damaging issue of water ingress to the foot of a solid timber composite ... 

Makita Cordless Tools Are Just The Job

Here, Makita provides an overview of some tools ideally suited to the requirements of window, door and glazing contractors.

Two Roof Glass Brands, Combined Technical Capabilites

Clayton Glass’s SMARTGLASS product has long been associated with outstanding quality and performance and now the recent acquisition of the Celsius Glass brand brings further product capability to... 

Expand Your Window Business With Roofline

Freefoam Building Products have launched a new video to illustrate how PVC roofline products work seamlessly as part of a wider home improvement offering. 

Brisant Secure Is 18th Fastest Growing Uk Business

Brisant-Secure is the eighteenth fastest growing company in the UK, according to the Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100, published on Sunday December 1st 2019.  Brisant believes this ... 

Premium Manufacturer U70 Expands Portfolio With New Kommerling Profiles

From early 2020, fabricators U70 are launching another window and door suite to add alongside the Residence and Legend 70 collection.

Carl F Groupco Expands Supply Services for Sovereign

Carl F Groupco has been selected by the Sovereign Group to supply Roto NT tilt & turn fittings. As one of the hardware distributor’s longest standing customers, Sovereign chose Carl F Groupco... 

Peak, Paddle, Pedal

GM Fundraising has just announced its 2020 women-only event to raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospices. It’s called Peak, Paddle, Pedal and the 12 members of the team will each be climbi... 

Era’s Fab&Fix Range Helps Boost Growth For Heritage Trade Frames

ERA, the security expert, is continuing to play a key role in helping Heritage Trade Frames and its customers continue to flourish in a competitive market. 

RayDek Celebrate 21 Years of not Standing Still

Specialist Aluminium Fabricator RayDek Window Services Limited recently celebrated 21 years of supplying high quality windows, doors and curtain walling products for commercial, construction and do... 

New Kenrick Website Goes Live

Kenrick has launched a new website to help fabricators source one of the widest ranges of quality window and door hardware, door furniture & architectural hardware currently available on the ma... 

Four More Top People Join Garnalex Top Team

Everything is on track for the launch of the revolutionary Sheerline® system in Q1 2020, and Garnalex’ transformation of fabricators’ and installers’ experience of buying, making, installing... 

Avia The First Ever Smart Lock To Gain Sold Secure Approval

 Avia, by Mighton, has become the first ever smart lock to have its mechanical security approved by Sold Secure. Avia, which was the first smart lock to achieve the Government’s Code of Prac... 

New 2 Acre Warm Edge Spacer Production Site in Wigan

As part of Thermoseal Group’s strategy to become a world leader in warm edge spacer market, the Group has purchased a new 2 acre site in Wigan – the location previously owned by Global Glass.&n... 

Demand Rises For Doorco’s Bespoke Glazing Service

Reflecting changes in the composite door supply chain and growth in market demand, DOORCO reports that its prepping facility is up 40% on last year, and that a third of all prepped doors are now so... 

Sheerline® By Garnalex - Coming Soon!

Garnalex, the company that’s been attracting attention for the sheer scale of its investment in aluminium, and its ambition to re-invent aluminium windows and doors from the ground up for the 202... 

VBH Wins Product Innovation Award

Hardware specialist VBH has extended its recent run of success by winning the Product Innovation category at the 35th running of the prestigious Medway Business Awards.

Thermaseal Continues To Grow Thanks To Timberweld®

Thermaseal, the Essex based PVC-U fabricator and installer, has increased its sales thanks to Timberweld.  Timberweld is a patented, unique joint that makes perfect corners and creates an auth... 

Deceuninck’s Heritage Collection Is A Hit With Dekko’s Customers

Sales of Deceuninck’s iconic Heritage Collection are flying at Dekko Window Systems. The national trade fabricator says the Heritage Flush Window and new Heritage Flush Door combine beautiful sty... 

Modplan Reveals How To Take Strategic Advantage In The Conservatory Roof Market

With the continued growth in the solid conservatory roof market, trade fabricator Modplan has confirmed that their Leka Solid Roof System provides the perfect opportunity to take a strategic advant... 

New Planitherm Network Video Promotes Scheme’s Success

Saint-Gobain Glass has launched a new video that promotes the success of the Planitherm Network featuring some of those who are already benefiting from the initiative.

Icotherm, 5 Years On….

Icotherm Roof Systems has reached the 5 years milestone, a feat for a company that started with just 3 people.

Morley Gets Set For Fit Show Return

After enjoying a successful outing at the 2019 FIT Show, integral blinds manufacturer Morley Glass & Glazing is getting ready for its second appearance as exhibitor when the 2020 show opens in ... 

Hat-Trick Of CIPR PRide Awards In The Bag For Balls2 Marketing

Balls2 Marketing won big at the CIPR Midlands PRide Awards, taking home gold for Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy and silver for Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy, while Senior... 

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