Monday, December 19, 2011 4:11:00 PM
Prefix Systems have just launched a winter bundle promotion – customers receive extra discount when they order Cornice and their latest Livin Room cross over extension products together on a classic conservatory roof. As part of their 15 year anniversary celebration in the conservatory sector customers can enjoy a further 15% off these two products on roof orders until Spring 2012.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 2:14:00 PM
Vertical slider market leader Quickslide took the highly coveted Fabricator of the Year prize at this year’s G11 Awards, beating some stiff competition to demonstrate to the judges that the company’s intensive investment programme is delivering returns for the company and its customers.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 1:50:00 PM
Saint-Gobain Glass has been announced as the winner of the ‘Promotional Campaign of the Year – Trade’ category at the recent G11 Industry Awards. The campaign was recognised for its success in both promoting Planitherm to homeowners and motivating the trade to benefit from consumer demand.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 12:54:00 PM
The Door and Hardware Federation (DHF) has published a new specification for enhanced lifetime performance of hinged and pivotdoorsets. The DHF, which represents the UK’s door, hardware and architectural ironmongery sectors, developed the Technical Specification TS 006 so that its members could prove to specifiers the long-term performance and fitness for purpose of their doorsets.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 10:59:00 AM
The FairFuelUK Campaign is to continue despite the Autumn Budget announcement that the planned 3p fuel duty rise in January 2012 is to be scrapped. The Chancellor announced that in August 2012 duty will rise 3p a litre instead if the planned 5p. Reacting to this news, Quentin Willson, spokesman for the campaigning group, FairFuelUK said, “This is a victory for FairFuelUK but only a stay of execution. We've saved the UK 9p since March in proposed fuel duty rises and we are now the gatekeepers of fuel sanity for this country. We're going to carry on pressurising this Government to keep duty down and reduce it significantly. If we don't they'll hike it up again the first chance they get''.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 10:35:00 AM
Norfolk firm Multi Fab Ltd, which expanded its manufacturing capacity with new premises at Attleborough, Norfolk a year ago, was paid a return visit by Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman (who officially opened the premises one year ago) to celebrate the company’s successes of the past 12 months.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 3:37:00 PM
With increasing European influence over UK standards and legislation impossible to ignore, it is vital that the UK's point of view is strongly communicated to the decision makers in Brussels. Recognising this the Council for Aluminium in Building (CAB) and the Glass and Glazing Fenestration (GGF) continue to be highly active within the Federation of European Window and Curtain Walling Manufacturers' Associations (FAECF) and were recently elected to key roles within its management structure.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 3:20:00 PM
Home improvement companies now have a great opportunity to offer homeowners a stylish, replacement internal sliding glass door from Bohle Ltd. The versatile Portavant 60 is a new, slimline, lightweight sliding glass door system developed from the successfulPortavant 120 range. The Portavant 60 system is perfect for installations such as domestic internal doors and offers soft-closing and opening on door widths from just 380 mm, carried on a slimline profile just 57.5 mm deep. Portavant 60 is suitable for 8 mm or 10 mm tempered glass and can accommodate doors weighing up to 60 kg.