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    Novolux launched for UK supply of Dott.Gallina polycarbonate

    Novolux is a new UK supplier of multiwall and solid polycarbonate sheet products from independent polycarbonate extruder Dott.Gallina of Italy. Used...

    More Framevent colours from Window Ware

    Window Ware has added further colours to its stocked range of RW Simon Framevent window ventilators. The offering now...

    CDW adds Smart roof lights and Designer Doors

    Gloucester-based aluminium fabricator CDW Systems has added two new ranges from Smart Systems to its offering – Designer Doors and the Aliver...

    Exlabesa adds Xlaslide sliding door

    Aluminium systems house Exlabesa has added the Xlaslide twin or triple track sliding door to its range. The door...

    Spacer update

    EDGETECH has launched Super Spacer T-Spacer SG an update on Super Spacer T-Spacer. T-Spacer SG, a metal-free, silicone-based warm edge...

    GFT solution

    SCHÜCO UK has launched an integrated Ground-Floor Treatment (GFT) solution based on a thermally broken pivot door and screen with an overall basic...
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    Projects

    AluK matches iron frames for listed windmill home

    Heritage-style aluminium windows from AluK were chosen as an authentic alternative to original cast iron frames in the ongoing restoration of Harby...

    Kawneer curtain walling at ‘Tameside One’

    The AA100 zone-drained curtain walling system by Kawneer was used in an unusual mix of local authority offices, college skills centre and...

    SageGlass chosen for Tombola HQ, Sunderland

    Nearly 900sq m of electronically tintable Climaplus Gray glass from Saint-Gobain subsidiary SageGlass was used in the façade of the £7million Sunderland...

    EXHIBITIONS / EVENTS

    ‘9,000 homes a year need deep retrofit’ – LCH Derbyshire launches ‘intense discussion’

    Three days of ‘intense discussion’ start next week when Low Carbon Homes Derbyshire goes online to consider how the county can rapidly...

    ODL set for FIT 2021

    ODL Europe will be exhibiting at the FIT Show 2021 next May, the company has confirmed. Managing director Nathan...

    Endurance to be launch partner For Fenex

    Endurance Doors has announced that it will be a launch partner for Fenex, the proposed virtual fenestration exhibition aimed at the industry...
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    ENVIRONMENT

    CMS praised for work on the wild side

    Staff at the CMS Group have been praised by the John Muir Trust wildness charity for their work helping wildlife to thrive...
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    People

    Profine team grows for new brands

    Profine UK has grown its sales team following its acquisition of the Evolve, Legend and Warmcore brands earlier this year as well...

    Performance Windows appoints BD team

    Aluminium fabricator Performance Window Fabrications (PWF) has appointed Joe Blythe-Richards and Charlie Skipp as business development managers and Josh Dewstow as sales...

    Garnalex adds two tech managers

    Garnalex has added to the Sheerline team with the appointment of two Area Technical Managers, Dave Brown and James Barker, who will...

    Two more engineers at Avantek

    Avantek has welcomed two new Field Service Engineers, Andy Weir and Michal Poletko. Andy, who relocated from Scotland where...

    AWARDS

    CMS’s Martin McCrimmon wins IoD Scotland sustainability award

    CMS Group support services director Martin McCrimmon has been named 2020 Institute of Directors (IoD) ‘Scotland Director of the Year – Social...

    Positively shortlisted

    LINIAR has been shortlisted for the Positive Social Impact award at the 2020 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards.  The company’s...

    Hardware

    DHF creates marketing subcommittee

    The Door & Hardware Federation has announced the creation of a new marketing ‘sub-committee’ for its Building Hardware Group members.

    ‘Seamless transition’ at Romag after Dellner acquisition

    Romag Ltd is to continue operating from its 125,000 sq ft Co Durham base, along with a sales office in Berlin, following...
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    TRADE COUNTERS

    Screwfix planning 40 new stores this year

    Screwfix has revealed plans to open 30 new stores in the UK and 10 in the RoI this year.

    MARKETING

    New retail brochure from Morley

    Morley Glass & Glazing has launched a new updated, 96-page brochure for its Uni-Blinds product range. The brochure gives...

    360degree view in Residence virtual tour

    The Residence Collection has created a 360-degree virtual tour of its showroom, with information points, video links and Pinterest pins for each...

    Exlabesa earns Made in Britain tag

    Systems company exlabesa has been accepted into the Made in Britain group of manufacturers and is now entitled to display the Made...
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    INTERNET / IT

    Soft Tech agrees acquisition by Compusoft

    Fenestration software Soft Tech has this week announced an agreement to be acquired by Compusoft, a global software company currently specialising in...

    Stellar gets LogiKal

    BM Aluminium has released the software dataset for the Stellar aluminium window and door system from Epwin, enabling fabricators to use its...

    24/7 plus loyalty points

    UAP has launched the UAP Trade Portal to run alongside its existing trade customer channels, aimed at improving the efficiency of the ordering...

    Website choice

    UK Doors Online, the new initiative launched by Andrew Glover has chosen Hartlepool-based THE CONSULTANCY to create its new website. Andrew...

    BROCHURE / VIDEO

    ‘Unleash your digital potential’

    ENDURANCE DOORS has published a 24-page brochure for its Installer Partners detailing a range of online marketing packages in conjunction with digital marketing...

    Glass

    Saint-Gobain launches Visiosun textured privacy glass

    Saint-Gobain Glass has announced the launch of Visiosun, a textured glass said to provide high levels of privacy without sacrificing natural light.

    AGC introduces Stopray Vision-70

    AGC has introduced Stopray Vision‑70 and toughenable Vision‑70T solar control glass. Colour neutral at Ra,D = 97 with a transmission of...

    Saint-Gobain Glass launches ‘next generation’ Tech Hub

    Saint-Gobain Glass says the launch of its next generation Tech Hub is “part of an ongoing project, to develop responsive, digital capability...

    Three new options

    DISTINCTION DOORS is introducing three new decorative glass options, Kara Zinc, Edwardian and Mini Blind in the 9D Quarter Glazed cassette for its...

    Standards

    BFRC launches acoustic standard

    The BFRC today announced that it is launching a new, independently verified acoustic rating system for windows and doors set to be...

    Charities

    ‘Heroes’ heading for £100k to round-off cycling challenge

    They saddled up aiming to raise £55,000, then upped their target to £70,000, and now, after passing the £80,000 mark soon after...

    Kelly’s pedallers heading for £70,000 – with three days still to go

    The 12-strong Kelly’s Heroes team have smashed through their £55,000 fundraising target and are now heading for £70,000 at only day 10...

    Training

    Industry needs more apprentices – survey

    More than three quarters (78%) of UK tradespeople say it is crucial that the industry recruits more apprentices, according to a new...

    Rooflight workshop goes online

    HOWELLS PATENT GLAZING has introduced a new basic online version of its GQA approved Rooflight Familiarisation Workshop launched earlier this year.

    Machinery

    Crystal Clear boosts capacity with Avantek

    Hertfordshire-based Crystal Clear chose the Supercut 6 Cutting and Machining Centre from Avantek Machinery to keep ahead of unprecedented demand for PVC-U...

    Burbage aims for 1,000 frames a week with more from Haffner Murat

    Burbage Custom Windows chose additional Haffner Murat machinery to support its recent business expansion. The company’s Dan Richards explained:...

    Three for growth

    HAFFNER MURAT has installed three pieces of new fabrication machinery, a FOM Industrie Modus CNC machining centre, Haffner TT425 double-mitre computerised saw and...

    Startup choice

    Industry veteran Jason Wilder has chosen machinery from EMMEGI (UK) for his new fabrication business, Spectral Windows. Working from home, the...

    YOU SAY

    Garnalex welcomes EC proposal on anti-dumping duties on Chinese aluminium

    A statement from Roger Hartshorn, CEO, Garnalex On Tuesday 22nd September the European Commission announced plans to impose provisional anti-dumping...

    “Why does the market need to be re-educated to accept longer lead times”

    From: Martin Nettleton, Managing Director, Euroglaze I may be a lone voice, but, having spent so many years building...

    A different kind of crisis

    From: Andrew Scott, MD, Purplex Demand is what we all crave when it comes to running a business in...

    “Fire door awareness is critical”

    Howard Trotter - Business Manager, Shelforce, Birmingham With Fire Door Safety Week set to take place from September 21-27...

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    Novolux launched for UK supply of Dott.Gallina polycarbonate

    Novolux is a new UK supplier of multiwall and solid polycarbonate sheet products from independent polycarbonate extruder Dott.Gallina of Italy. Used...

    Aluminium producers applaud EC anti-dumping move against China

    European aluminium producers have welcomed a decision by the European Commission to impose provisional anti-dumping duties of up to 48% on aluminium...

    BWF partners with Open College for fire door awareness

    The British Woodworking Federation has partnered with the National Open College Network, an Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation, to produce a two-day Fire...

    Launch of Era Protect app-controlled wireless security system with 4G online back-up

    Era has launched the Era Protect wireless smart security system said to be the first of its kind to attain the BSI...

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    Administrators called in to UK Window Group – brands sold to owner subsidiary

    All brands in the UK Window Group stable, including the Duraflex PVC-U system and UK Fabrication among others, are included in the...

    PVC supplies tighten after Inovyn declares Force Majeure

    Supply problems throughout parts of the fenestration industry are expected to tighten further since PVC producer Inovyn declared a Force Majeure following...

    Sash UK left £3.3m trade debts

    The extent of trade debt left after long-established Veka fabricator Sash UK Ltd went into administration in June – one of the...

    Customade trade debt tops £8million – Smart and Veka each owed £1m-plus

    Customade Group Trading Ltd had trade debts of over £8million when the group went into administration as part of a pre-pack sale...