Thursday, November 1, 2012 12:58:00 PM
While the latest statistics for Manufacturing and Construction in the UK seem to be mixed at best, Lister Trade Frames have been seeing some remarkable growth this year, breaking records across their business. The headlines may read that the British economy is now out of recession, but the Office for National Statistics tell us construction output fell by 2.5 per cent in Quarter 3, and manufacturing output dropped by 1.1 per cent in August. So trying to grow a business in this climate remains particularly difficult for all of us.
Thursday, November 1, 2012 11:29:00 AM
KAT UK has a unique bi-folding door package in terms of product design, short lead-times and the option of PVCu, aluminium and timber. The company’s renowned levels of quality and service also back up this impressive package. There are 2 week lead times for KAT’s Universal In-Line PVCu Bi-folding doors, available ‘off the shelf’ in white, cream, white foil, grey foil on white, black foil on white, Irish oak foil, golden oak foil and rosewood foil.
Monday, October 29, 2012 12:52:00 PM
Judging by this latest Garden Room installation by Artisan Conservatories, Windows and Doors, we could be entering the Garden Room era, as consumers look at alternative ways of adding valuable living space to their properties. The Garden Room Roof has been exclusively developed by Prefix Systems and leading home improvement specialists such as Artisan, have been quick to embrace the development, which is suited for both new installations and for conservatory replacement projects.
Monday, October 29, 2012 12:24:00 PM
Universal Arches have developed a number of bespoke window and door frames with Eclectic Systems, the company behind the Residence 9 system, as part of an exclusive arrangement between the two companies. Residence 9 is a new up market window system designed for the discerning homeowner and those living in conservation areas. As homeowners are now replacing the replacements, there is now a need and desire for something a little more aspirational.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 1:40:00 PM
Synseal Extrusions, is taking the ‘portal’ message to architects, and proving that eye-catching glazed roof extensions are not just options for homeowners, but can also dramatically improve commercial projects. The undisputed UK leader in roof glazing, Synseal’s CPD seminar entitled ‘Roof Glazing – the Art of the Possible’ has been approved by RIBA, and is now available for presentation to architects and specifiers up and down the country.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 1:07:00 PM
East Kilbride-based Trade Frames Direct has been involved on a prestigious housing development in Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire, thanks to its excellent reputation in the region.
The Synseal fabricator manufactured, supplied and installed a range of products, including casement windows, tilt and turns and french doors – all using Shield profile – and vertical sliders, also supplied by Synseal.
Monday, October 15, 2012 2:50:00 PM
Industry leading VEKA has teamed up with its nearby community college to bring a University 'Schools' Challenge to its local area.
VEKA and its partner school, Hameldon Community College share an initiative to encourage and support its students, in conjunction with the Business in the Community (BITC) 'Business Class' organisation that they are a part of.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 12:44:00 PM
Lister Trade Frames of Stoke on Trent have just been selected as finalists in the National Glass and Glazing G-Awards for the eighth consecutive year. The Awards this year will be hosted by Patrick Kielty, comedian, TV and radio star, at the London Hilton Park Lane.