Monday, June 10, 2013 1:34:00 PM
Leading window and door fabricator,Polyframe, have invested in a new arched and shaped frame department at their Halifax manufacturing facility. This new department is the perfect addition to the Polyframe range of products ensuring that all windows and doors can now be manufactured in house with no outsourcing.
Monday, June 10, 2013 11:01:00 AM
Planitherm Network members now have even more reason to get active, thanks to a major incentive promotion launched by Saint-Gobain Glass. Any member can win high cash value points by just doing what they do best – making the most of the Network’s benefits – then spend them as High Street vouchers or redeem them for even higher values of Planitherm branded items or any service from the Planitherm Marketing Portal.
Monday, June 10, 2013 9:28:00 AM
Orders for MODO, the contemporary new doors collection from Apeer, have flooded in since the launch at April’s FIT show.One of the most exciting developments to happen to composite doors in a decade, the 12 cutting edge new designs that make up the MODO collection have gone down a storm with customers across Ireland and the UK.
Monday, June 10, 2013 9:04:00 AM
Profile 22 fabricators are being invited to attend a free commercial masterclass, designed to help them understand commercial contracts and maximise profitability. The course will be held on Wednesday 3rd July at Profile 22’s site in Telford and will be delivered by consultants who specialise in commercial and project management.
Monday, June 10, 2013 9:02:00 AM
Chiltern Dynamics has produced a free guidance document to help manufacturers of windows and external pedestrian doorsets understand the CE Marking process. From the 1st July 2013, it will be illegal to place windows and external pedestrian doorsets (without fire or smoke leakage performance) on the market without a CE Mark and a Declaration of Performance (DOP). This is due to the introduction of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), a European Union law which has been adopted by all member states, including the UK.
Monday, June 10, 2013 8:57:00 AM
P C Henderson has launched Soltaire Low Headroom, a new sliding door gear system that maximises the door height for a sleek and modern finish. Concealed into the top of the door, Soltaire reduces clearance between the track and the top of the door by 2mm. Creating an indoor/outdoor experience in the home is becoming an increasingly popular trend. Soltaire Low Headroom allows you to create a large opening in the side of a building, using quality timber doors, which allows natural light and fresh air to circulate a room, whilst creating a contemporary finish.
Monday, June 10, 2013 8:52:00 AM
Mighton Products have just launched their new range of antique hardware for both timber and PVCu casement windows, including a dummy hook with the promise of next day delivery. The new antique range of hardware includes Monkeytail stays in 8”, 10” and 12” lengths, locking and non-locking hook/mortice fasteners both left and right handed and a dummy hook, which is fixed to the window. The dummy hook is proving particularly popular on more traditionally appearing PVCu windows when used in conjunction with espagnolette rods and shootbolt systems.
Monday, June 10, 2013 8:42:00 AM
Gareth Parton has joined profine UK as commercial manager and will be responsible for developing the KBE and Kömmerling brands in the commercial market, with a new and impressive product range. Reporting to UK managing director Robert Thiroff, Gareth will work closely with existing customers to develop business opportunities in the commercial sector.