Wednesday, October 10, 2012 1:45:00 PM
TWR Trade Frames is delighted to announce that it is now officially the number one Smarts supplier in the North East. TWR Trade Frames has consistently been a big customer for Yatton based Smarts Architectural Aluminium but sustained success over the last year has seen TWR increase its market share significantly in the region to claim top spot.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 9:42:00 AM
Industry-leading system supplier VEKA plc has been named as a finalist in the G12 awards. The Burnley-based company has been shortlisted for 'Energy Efficiency Initiative of the Year' thanks to a cost-effective, simple system for achieving U-values of 0.8, without the need for ultra expensive krypton-filled sealed units.
Friday, October 5, 2012 3:17:00 PM
Network VEKA's recent 2012 AGM was a fantastic success, with Cranage Hall in Cheshire playing host to member companies from every corner of the UK. Delegates viewed products from Bowater Doors, Force 8, Legacy Windows, Doors & Conservatories and Prefix before attending three informative seminars that preceded the main AGM and followed the theme of 'A Time of Change'. All speeches and presentations were designed to help companies 'future-proof' their businesses with regards to current changes in legislation within the industry.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 1:22:00 PM
An innovative series of training programmes begin this month to equip the construction workforce with the knowledge needed to meet the Government’s Green Deal initiative. This first CoRE learning event will give attendees an insight into the role of the Green Deal Provider and the statutory obligations of energy suppliers through CERT, CESP and the Energy Company Obligation (ECO).
Thursday, October 4, 2012 11:02:00 AM
The VEKA UK Group has recently welcomed Mark Barsby to its Burnley-based site, in the role of Head of Technical. Joining the glazing industry in 1985, Mark has been in the PVC-U window systems game ever since. “At the age of 16, I went to work for my original employer for three days to earn some money before college, but I ended up there for 22 years!”
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 1:03:00 PM
Sales at Macrolux UK, one of the country’s leading suppliers of polycarbonate sheeting for multiple glazing applications, are up over 45% as the business’ new, customer-focused philosophy kicks in. This shift in perspective has also lead to a company re-brand and the creation of a new, content-rich website constructed in response to customer demand for an easy-to-access information resource.
Monday, October 1, 2012 3:52:00 PM
The renowned window reinforcement company, Anglo European have launched a new range of steel weights for traditional sash windows. Anglo have been involved within the window industry for many years providing steel reinforcement inserts for PVCU windows; their knowledge of steel engineering and processing in relation to the fenestration industry is extensive.
Monday, October 1, 2012 3:23:00 PM
Hazel Grove based Alexander Windows are celebrating their 21st birthday in business with Kömmerling, who have been their sole window and door systems provider since day one. In an industry when companies come and go, this celebration shows that a commitment to product quality and outstanding customer service yields long term returns. The company primarily operates in the retail sector but also offers a very impressive trade service within the Manchester area, including blank brochures, direct delivery to site, on site assistance, technical support and a dedicated trade showroom.