Wednesday, May 29, 2013 2:30:00 PM
The desire for getting FIT amongst the glass and glazing industry shows no sign of abating as exhibitors rush to sign up for the next installation of the Fabricator Installer Trade (FIT) Show. Hot off the heels of April’s inaugural show, which saw more than 170 exhibitors filling all four halls of The International Centre, Telford, the organisers have confirmed that over 50% of exhibition space for The FIT Show 2014 is already occupied; a full year ahead of its hosting.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 2:23:00 PM
One month on from the hosting of The FIT Show and still it continues to be bestowed with accolades following news that the event has been selected as a finalist for this year’s AEO Excellence Awards in two separate categories; ‘Best Trade Show Launch’ and ‘Best Use Of Social Media’. Due to be held on Friday 21st June at Old Billingsgate, London, and hosted by comedian, writer and presenter Mark Dolan, the AEO Excellence Awards represent the best that the worldwide events industry has to offer, showcasing amazing achievements over the past 12 months.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 1:41:00 PM
More and more Planitherm installers are discovering the benefits of learning online with the Saint-Gobain Glass training module that is designed to ensure individuals fully understand energy efficient glass and how windows installed with Planitherm are amongst the highest performers available. Already, over 60 installers in 39 Network member companies have completed the training since launch and the numbers are growing. Of those 39 companies, 23 have now earned the scheme’s distinctive logo, meaning more than half of their installers have completed the training, and 14 of those have all of them trained.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 4:05:00 PM
Glazerite Windows Limited has underlined its commitment to its acclaimed bi-fold doors with a new consumer brochure highlighting the high specification and good looks of the range. The national trade fabricator attributes much of its recently-reported growth to demand for its VEKA-based bi-folds, which have continued to show increasing sales throughout the year.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 3:59:00 PM
Synseal’s 2010 management buy-out continues to win plaudits from regional commentators, having recently been named ‘Deal of the Decade’ at the tenth Insider East Midlands Dealmaker Awards. The deal saw Synseal’s management, led by Chief Executive David Leng, take a significant equity stake in the business. Private equity firm HIG also put a substantial amount of its own money into the deal, along with a debt package led by Yorkshire Bank.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 3:53:00 PM
Synseal’s product offering to its fabricator customers is arguably the most comprehensive, relevant and forward-thinking in the industry and it has now been brought together in one easy-to-access technical literature folder that has commercial specifiers and housebuilders firmly in mind.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 3:00:00 PM
UAP Ltd makes Sealco Scotland’s main distributor for MAX6MUM SECURITY. Sealco, Scotland’s number one independent distributor of specialised hardware products, is now offering the complete range of affordable high security hardware. The two companies have worked together for over 12 years and have seen many changes in the industry. Today’s consumers are looking for higher security products, but few are willing to pay higher prices. The new MAX6MUM SECURITY range is designed to bring top security to property owners at affordable prices.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 12:08:00 PM
Eurocell has announced that all White composite door main profiles and reversible window profiles are now available with a co-extruded PCE flex gasket. Introduction of the PCE system on these ranges will enable customers to offer more thermally efficient products that are quicker and easier to fabricate.