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    Vertik-Al secures GSB Master seal

    Vertik-Al has again secured the GSB Quality Seal for Approved Coater Aluminium, achieving Master status and retaining its position as the only applicator in the UK and Ireland to hold the quality seal and. GSB...

    Stop Press: Govt adds a year to UKCA marking deadline

    Manufacturers have been given an extra year’s grace to change product CE markings over to the new UKCA, the government announced today. Businesses  in England, Scotland and Wales will now have until January 2023 to apply UKCA marks  to...

    ‘Don’t risk, damage, injury, even loss of life’ – GGF issues new product substitution...

    The Glass and Glazing Federation has published a new guidance document on product substitutions to help companies comply with regulations as the construction industry comes under greater scrutiny than ever before.  With changes imminent for...

    New guide on UKCA marking

    A new guide has been launched by the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI)to help architects and specifiers navigate changes to product marking in the UK following its departure from the EU.  Now that the EU...

    Legacy passes PAS24 again

    The Legacy VS window from Quickslide has, once again passed the testing regime for the PAS 24:2016 security standard, as well as the latest weather resistance performance requirements. Manual PAS 24 testing includes attacking the...

    Pyroguard gains ISO 14001:2015

    Pyroguard, part of the Technical Fire Safety Group, has achieved ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management standard across its UK sites. The ISO 14001 standard outlines the most effective ways to put a successful environmental management system...

    Lignum gains Secured by Design

    Lignum by The Joinery Network has become the UK’s first timber window and door system to gain the Secured by Design Police Preferred specification. Doug Skins, development officer at Secured by Design, said: "This is great news for...

    VBH in early for new Kitemark

    VBH is among the first companies to be awarded the new BSI Kitemark in respect of Building Hardware used in Windows and Doorsets. The hardware covered includes products for the manufacture of outward opening, and...

    Security accreditation for thermal commercial door

    Jack Aluminium has announced that its TD68 thermal commercial door has passed STS202 – BR2 testing, with a new hardware offering on a 2.5m high double doorset. STS202 – BR2 accredits doors for protection against...

    Liniar adds PAS24 option to Modlok patio system

    Innovation can take many forms. For Liniar, this means launching new, cutting-edge products and continually improving its existing product range to be more efficient in terms of security, safety or energy efficiency. Liniar says its...