Wednesday, May 22, 2013 9:03:00 AM
Bowater Doors – one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of energy-efficient composite doors and a company of the VEKA UK Group – has relocated its manufacturing facility from Coventry to Minworth, Sutton Coldfield, in a move that increases capacity and also reinforces the company’s position at the forefront of door manufacture in the UK.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 2:37:00 PM
When it was launched in 2011 K2’s Capella fulfilled the simple promise of providing a single integrated internal bracket and aluminium gutter. Since then it has become a firm favourite and is now installed in hundreds of conservatories throughout the UK. Now K2 designers have evolved Capella to provide a number of internal and external options, whilst maintaining the inherent simplicity for which it became so popular.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:11:00 AM
Insight Data has torn up the rule book when it comes to direct mail by launching a completely new, low-cost, highly targeted digital print service, GoSend.It. The service was unveiled at the FIT Show and has already gone down a storm, with 100,000 mail-outs already dispatched. Vicky Francis, marketing manager at Insight Data explains; “Direct mail is still King when it comes to generating sales leads.
Monday, May 20, 2013 2:04:00 PM
An ability to recycle over 500,000 end-of-life PVC-U window frames per year and advances in sustainable manufacturing leadership have led to Eurocell winning the Committed to Construction in the East Midlands (CCIEM) Renewable Technologies Award. Eurocell was also Highly Commended in the Environment Award category at the ceremony, which was organised by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
Friday, May 17, 2013 11:40:00 AM
Response to the first issue of PRO Installer, the free to pick up newspaper designed specifically for the installer and independent tradesperson, totally smashed all expectations with some trade counters running out in just 48 hours. As a result, PRO Installer’s national distributorship has doubled since its launch at the FIT Show in April 2013 to over 250 trade counters and growing, giving it exceptional reach to a previously hard-to-reach audience, widely recognised as the lifeblood of the construction industry.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 8:46:00 AM
IDM Doors is the latest fabricator/installer to benefit from the technical and commercial support offered by Synseal Extrusions. Newport-based IDM Doors previously bought its doors and windows from another fabricator, but the decision to bring everything in house was made easy by the compelling financial returns. “Now that I am buying my Legend 70 profile from Synseal, and making my own windows, I have significantly increased my margin,” explained owner Dave Smith. “I am definitely better off – even during this difficult economic climate.”
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 3:50:00 PM
Saint-Gobain Glass have declared the FIT Show a success after being able to meet hundreds of installers and fabricators in Telford. By far and away one of the busiest stands at the show, visitors flocked to “Pam’s place”, a towering yet beautifully crafted area, to meet the ladies along with members of the Planitherm Network team. But whilst Pam n Fern were excellent hosts it was clear that the powerful Planitherm advertising and marketing campaign, together with the benefits of the Planitherm Installer Network, were the real draw.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 11:24:00 AM
Kömmerling trade fabricator, Flair Plastic Products, came away from the FIT Show with a number of high quality leads and have already re-booked for 2014, such was their success. With a stand at the entrance to hall 3, passers by were enticed to take on the ‘buzz wire’, with those completing it within the time were entered into a prize draw to win a PremiLine patio door. The winner of the PremiLine patio door was Gemini Windows, Telford, who will be offered a bespoke patio door free of charge and delivered direct to site.