Friday, September 07, 2012 1:51:00 PM
Since the recent launch of the antique ironmongery from sister company DorPro, Solidor have experienced an impressive increase in demand for their solid-core composite doors, with this traditional, handmade hardware option. With homeowners every more style conscious, this new range of exclusive hardware to Solidor is yet another reason why the company has become the fastest growing business in the sector. Over ten finished doors a day are now been produced with this new antique hardware range, often in foiled finishes such as Irish Oak and Chartwell Green.
Friday, September 07, 2012 1:30:00 PM
Large-format glass facades are a striking element of modern architecture all over the world. They not only create maximum transparency but also assume diverse functions to guarantee the building’s energy efficiency and utility convenience. From 23 to 26 October in Düsseldorf, at glasstec 2012, the leading trade fair for the international glass industry, the glass facades theme will therefore play a key role and be a key element in several special themes. The central contact point for all those involved with facades in a professional capacity is Hall 11. That is the location of the “facades center” with the “competence center glass, window, facade” and the “glass technology live” special show.
Friday, September 07, 2012 1:25:00 PM
LiSEC will showcase new technologies and systems for the flat glass industry at glasstec 2012 under the slogan “All From One.” The one-stop supplier to the glass industry will present innovations in glass cutting and sorting, insulating glass production, laminated glass production, and flat glass processing in a total area of 2,600 m² (30,000 ft2). LiSEC once again demonstrates its technological expertise with the FlyOver, a system revolutionising remnant plate handling. Furthermore, the glass machinery expert will exhibit a wide range of products in the fields of automation, project planning and services.
Tuesday, September 04, 2012 9:45:00 AM
As a specialist sectoral trade association, Network VEKA certainly has its fair share of dedicated members, and this year several will celebrate a special anniversary with the organisation. After celebrating 15 years itself in 2011, Network VEKA MD John Ogilvie asked some of the members to reflect on their time with Network VEKA.
Monday, September 03, 2012 10:43:00 AM
A little bit of co-operation can go a long way. In economically challenging times, local businesses’ working together really helps to boost the coffers and create a local network of like minded companies. This was the mindset when three local business stalwarts of Staffordshire ventured into a project that would benefit all those involved
Thursday, August 30, 2012 1:29:00 PM
Going green, environmental awareness and eco-friendly are words that have become part of our daily lexicon. Nearly every industry operates initiatives designed to help protect the planet and the future of our children. The Glazing Industry has its own environmental challenges and Lister Trade Frames of Stoke on Trent have made some remarkable and innovative advances to make their business more environmentally friendly.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 8:49:00 AM
With a number of leading PVCu systems companies now offering coloured foils on a short lead time, Nice Door Panels have experienced an increase in demand for their extensive range of coloured door panels. Nice Door Panels was established in 1996 and the company has helped pioneer the development of 2nd generation coloured door panels. These door panels have been developed with the incorporation of CoolSkin™ technology, which means long lasting performance whatever the climate in summer and winter.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 8:45:00 AM
Once bitten, twice shy. A leopard never changes its spots. A rolling stone gathers no moss. Plenty of proverbs hold some truth but there are a few that can be challenged. In the case of Lister Trade Frames that proverb was, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”. Lister Trade Frames hailing from Stoke on Trent had been investigating a roof window supplier that ticked all the boxes for their installers. They felt that that there was an opportunity to look at new and innovative products that presented better opportunities and a greater scope for their customers.