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    Rehau claims ‘industrial first’ with smart privacy answer to planning changes

    Rehau has unveiled plans to launch a smart glass system that it says is ‘the first that can be produced industrially’ as a response to potential privacy issues over relaxed planning laws permitting defunct...

    Twice as many favour flush – survey

    Almost twice as many homeowners would favour flush casements over conventional, according to an independent YouGov survey commissioned by Deceuninck. The exclusive report found that 62% of those surveyed said that they would choose a...

    Whiteline takes up Sheerline

    Whiteline Manufacturing has joined the first fabricators to manufacture the Sheerline aluminium windows and doors. CEO Steve Milham said: “The Sheerline system is new, innovative, British, thermally efficient, clean and extremely versatile. “Delivery times are unheard...

    Colour, flush and finish fuel 40% growth for Deceuninck

    Strong demand for premium products including flush casements, colour and finish, combined with high levels of retail activity has led to Deceuninck recording 40% year-on-year growth for the first quarter of 2021. “We enjoyed consecutive...

    Sheerline gains bigger outerframe for added versatility

    Garnalex has added a new outer frame to its Sheerline Classic window system to enable the system to be used with deeper plaster lines and larger apertures. Classic’s extended outer frame is 12.5mm higher and...

    Alutech adds room for growth

    Alutech has added an extra 17,000 sqft of warehousing to its West Yorkshire premises, bringing the total to 62,000sqft to stay ahead of growth which it says put 50% on sales volumes last year. The...

    Eurocell adds like-for-like sales against Covid-hit drop

    Eurocell saw like-for-like sales up 6% for 2020 despite a 31% drop in lockdown-hit H1, resulting in an overall 8% drop in revenue from £279.1m to £257.9m, according to its 2020 results. The group announced...

    More light, more air, more workspace – architects spell out the lessons of Covid

    Nearly half of all architects would choose bigger windows, more daylight and more natural ventilation as a result of their experience of the Covid pandemic, according to a survey of how it has changed...

    50:50 foil drives YoY doubling at Aluplast

    Aluplast is set to double its year-on-year turnover in Q1, with demand for colour and finish identified as a main driver for growth as foils now account for half of the systems house’s total...

    Garnalex rolls out its Sheerline first eleven

    Garnalex has revealed the official launch partners for its new Sheerline aluminium window and door system. The eleven fabricators, covering most of England from Devon to Leeds, are the first to manufacture with the system,...