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    Origin launches ‘the Ark’

    Origin has opened ‘the Ark’, a new 55,000ft2 warehouse facility. The new space, consisting of two units in Bicester, will be used by the fabricator’s supply and logistics teams to stock additional volumes of aluminium profile...

    Cairngorm reassures post lockdown homeowners with on-site ‘welfare unit’

    Customers of fabricator-installer Cairngorm Windows can be more at ease about having fitters in their homes post-lockdown since the company invested in a mobile ‘welfare unit’ with canteen, washing and toilet facilities. While non-emergency home...

    Four more on the road for Sternfenster

    Lincoln-based Sternfenster has extended its nationwide delivery fleet with the addition of four new 18-tonne DAF XF 450 FA boxed vehicles at a cost of over £500,000, bringing the fleet to 10 vehicles in...

    Veka to cut 25 jobs – but fewer than feared

    Veka plc says it will be cutting 25 of around 400 jobs following its Business Review launched in response to the pandemic and the loss of two major customers. But the Burnley-based systems house added...

    Swainstons goes for quarter century with Profile 22 signing

    Domestic, trade and commercial fabricator Swainstons has agreed a new three-year partnership extension with Profile 22 from Epwin Window Systems which will take the Stockton-on-Tees business beyond 25 years using the system. Managing director Karl...

    Sternfenster takes on 30 to tackle lead-time woes

    Sternfenster has grown its workforce by 30 in less than three months to build capacity in response to the growing in demand for windows and doors this summer. Managing director Mike Parczuk said the company...

    Moorview views three more years with Profile 22

    Trade and retail fabricator Moorview Windows has signed a new three-year supply agreement with Profile 22. Jason Bowman, director of Moorview Windows, said: ““We operate in a country location where there are a lot of...

    Quickslide and Glazpart team up to tackle Part F

    Quickslide has partnered with Glazpart to offer the accessories manufacturer’s Link Vent for its PVC-U casement windows ahead of the impending Part F changes. Quickslide approached Glazpart when it became clear that the requirement for...

    Devon and Cornwall Windows goes for Stellar

    Devon and Cornwall Windows has begun manufacturing Stellar, the triple award-winning aluminium window and door system from Epwin Window Systems. Owner Adam Page said: “With the growth in domestic aluminium products, most installers now have...

    Gary turns the tables on PVC-U recycling

    Gary Smith, a supervisor at Rehau trade fabricator Euroglaze, has come up with a novel way to recycle offcuts and show off the company’s product options at the same time. Working in his spare time,...