Friday, December 21, 2012 11:03:00 AM
Synseal Extrusions recently won a bronze award for Environmental Best Practice at the Green Apple Awards presented at the House of Commons. Synseal was recognised for successfully achieving its objective of reducing its landfill waste to zero. “This was an ambitious environmental objective for a high volume PVC-U extrusion company, due to the very nature of wastes that are produced on site,” the company said in its submission statement.
Friday, December 21, 2012 10:58:00 AM
One of Scotland's leading manufacturers of quality windows, doors and conservatories and Network VEKA member, Norscot Joinery Ltd celebrates 25 years of trading with VEKA plc this year. Norscot has been trading with the internationally-renowned VEKA since 1988, and the landmark Anniversary comes not long after VEKA itself marked 25 years of manufacturing in the UK.
Friday, December 21, 2012 9:34:00 AM
Kömmerling have just introduced a new snap-on Georgian Bar system to their C70 and O70 Gold window systems, that’s both easy to fabricate and gives a more authentic look than bars within a sealed unit. The chamfered and featured Georgian Bar systems comprise of edge clips, centre clips and bars for ease of manufacturing. Each bar is 25mm wide and 16mm deep to give a true authentic finish and is available in white, golden oak, Irish Oak, rosewood, grey, black, cream and Chartwell Green.
Friday, December 21, 2012 9:29:00 AM
Saint-Gobain Glass UK Ltd has announced the appointment of Andy Hyde as Sales & Marketing Director, heading the company’s sales and marketing teams and reporting to UK Managing Director Pierre Lucien-Brun. Based at the Eggborough, Yorkshire float plant Andy brings with him almost 20 years of sales, marketing and specification marketing experience in building products. His former roles were with British Gypsum and more recently insulation manufacturer Isover, both part of the Saint-Gobain Group.
Monday, December 17, 2012 1:29:00 PM
KAT UK is delighted to announce the appointment of Rick Libbey as their new Group managing director. He brings with him an unprecedented C.V. with considerable experience, including 30 years in the British Army and over three years as director of The Prince’s Trust Wales. Rick ended his Army career in the rank of Brigadier when he commanded the Army in Wales from 2006-2009.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 12:54:00 PM
Prefix Systems, the UK’s leading independent conservatory specialist, has just launched a comprehensive 20 page trade brochure detailing their wide range of conservatory and extended living systems and accessories. The conservatory market is evolving into one that is now being perceived as addressing the need for additional living space in its broadest context. With this in mind Prefix set about designing a single brochure for the trade that would highlight all the products and accessories in their range.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 12:51:00 PM
Hot on the heals of the successful launch of Duck Egg blue, innovative composite door manufacturer, Solidor, have introduced their 15th finish, the beautiful and luxurious Mocha woodgrain. This new luxury woodgrain finish has already been installed on an impressive property in rural Yorkshire and was based on the Windsor design from the traditional Collection. The door also featured a handmade ring door knocker, handle and letterplate from Solidor’s traditional ironmongery range. The homeowner was thrilled with the result, a composite door that oozes quality and panache.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 8:51:00 AM
When the VEKA UK Group decided to hold a series of industry seminars, the team didn't anticipate the astounding response they would have.Hundreds of fabricators and installers, using profile systems of all types (not just VEKA and Halo), attended the four seminars hosted at football grounds across the UK.