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    Rooms & Views buys Evoframes out of administration

    Livingston-based Evoframes has been acquired in a pre-pack sale by Welsh fabricator Rooms & Views after being placed into administration last month. Ken Pattullo, managing partner at Begbies Traynor in Scotland, said: “Unfortunately, like many...

    Debar talks sustainability in Dubai trade mission

    Debar has taken part in three major events in Dubai as part of a sustainable trade mission developed by the Department of Business and Trade involving the 33 companies that make up the Northern...

    New insolvencies report launched

    A new monthly report on industry insolvencies as been launched by Insight Data. The reports, created in conjunction with the Salestracker business intelligence software, provide “a comprehensive overview of market trends, potential pitfalls, and emerging...

    Endurance/ Rocal acquires BDC Aluminium

    Endurance Doors owner Rocal has announced the acquisition of Essex-based fabricator BDC Aluminium for an undisclosed sum. The move will give Endurance an additional aluminium window and door portfolio to offer its existing national network...

    Son-of-Safestyle returns under Anglian buy-out deal

    Safestyle has made a comeback – in name at least – with Anglian resurrecting the brand and styling as part the deal that saw it acquire the intellectual property along with the defunct company’s...

    NEW Year MBE for Trustmark’s Simon Ayers

    Simon Ayers, Chief Executive Officer of TrustMark, has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire Medal (MBE) in the King’s New Year Honours 2024 for his services to consumer protection. Simon...

    Mixed signals for industry as Gove threatens planners but relaxes homes targets

    Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove has today (December 19) issued a new threat to English councils to ‘stop dragging their feet’ on consent for new homes or lose their responsibility for planning. At the same...

    Supply chain praised for signing to CCPI safety initiative

    Industry Safety Steering Group chair Dame Judith Hackett has praised industry merchants, distributors and wholesalers for their lead in signing up to the Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI). Her comments come after a new...

    Employee ownership beats skills shortage at Force 8

    Force 8 is offering to advise any other company looking to become an Employee-Owned Trust (EOT) as it celebrates the benefits of the move two years down the line. The specialist fabricator is thought to...

    VinylPlus answers ECHA claim over PVC additive risks

    VinylPlus has reacted to a report by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), which called for regulatory action to limit the use of some additives currently used in PVC production. The organisation’s MD Brigitte Dero responded...