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    Fentrade doubles capacity

    Aluminium trade fabricator Fentrade has doubled its manufacturing capacity by taking over a lease on a neighbouring factory to its Newport, Gwent, base and is now planning machinery and jobs investment to support the...

    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...

    Chigwell set to treble capacity

    Essex based trade supplier Chigwell Window Centre will treble its manufacturing capacity with the opening of a new 36,000 sqft factory in Basildon. Meanwhile the company is working 24 hours a day to keep ahead...

    Boing Boing merges PVC and ali divisions for greater cohesion

    Central RPL and Central ASL, the two arms of Gary Morton’s Boing Boing Group, are to merge to bring ‘a more cohesive, consistent service to customers across the Midlands and beyond’. The new company, to...

    Further expansion at Conservatory Outlet

    Conservatory Outlet Ltd, has completed a 10,000 sq ft factory expansion as part of a four-stage manufacturing investment and has used the additional space to implement a new £100,000 Distribution Centre. The expansion will see...

    Granada launches Scottish secondary glazing facility

    Granada Secondary Glazing has opened a dedicated operation in Scotland to provide specific secondary glazing solutions north of the border. The company’s Mike Latham said: “Having spoken to a number of clients and potential clients...

    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 factors cited by the systems supplier in its recent redundancy announcement –...

    Sternfenster sees ali demand more than double

    Sternfenster has closed Q1 with a 101% year-on-year increase in demand for its aluminium products, with 83% increase in March alone. Sales director Nathan Court said: “Demand from the retail sector has continued unabated and...

    Bifold Local goes for Stellar

    Liverpool-based trade and domestic fabricator Bifold Local has begun manufacturing the Stellar aluminium window and door system from Epwin. Director Liam Duffy explained the move: “As an experienced aluminium fabricator, we are aware of the...

    PWF moves into rooflights

    Birmingham-based Performance Window Fabrications has launched a new rooflight division, Glass Roof Direct. Glass Roof Direct supplies thermal flat rooflight windows in a range of three products – fixed, ventilation and access. The addition follows the group’s...