Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:30:00 AM
It has been said that once someone has worked at Synseal it’s in their blood. And whilst a lot of water has flowed under the bridge since Paul Lindsay’s last foray at Synseal Extrusions he has returned to head the company’s external sales operation as National Sales Manager, after an absence of 20 years.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:25:00 AM
Leading sealed unit manufacturer Clayton Glass has a million reasons to celebrate after clocking up 1,000,000 square metres of units made with Planitherm Glass from Saint-Gobain. “That’s an entire square kilometer – or enough to cover the Olympic Stadium 12 times over,” said Commercial Director Jason McCabe.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:17:00 AM
Somerset-based fabricator, Trade Frames, has signed up to another two-year contract with Synseal after 10 years of what owner Keith Matthews described as a “fun ride”. Trade Frames manufactures up to 400 frames, and sells upwards of 30 conservatories a week. The company joined Synseal 10 years ago, and was immediately impressed with the system supplier’s commitment to customer satisfaction and almost faultless ‘on time and in full’ delivery record.
Friday, September 7, 2012 1:51:00 PM
Since the recent launch of the antique ironmongery from sister company DorPro, Solidor have experienced an impressive increase in demand for their solid-core composite doors, with this traditional, handmade hardware option. With homeowners every more style conscious, this new range of exclusive hardware to Solidor is yet another reason why the company has become the fastest growing business in the sector. Over ten finished doors a day are now been produced with this new antique hardware range, often in foiled finishes such as Irish Oak and Chartwell Green.
Friday, September 7, 2012 1:30:00 PM
Large-format glass facades are a striking element of modern architecture all over the world. They not only create maximum transparency but also assume diverse functions to guarantee the building’s energy efficiency and utility convenience. From 23 to 26 October in Düsseldorf, at glasstec 2012, the leading trade fair for the international glass industry, the glass facades theme will therefore play a key role and be a key element in several special themes. The central contact point for all those involved with facades in a professional capacity is Hall 11. That is the location of the “facades center” with the “competence center glass, window, facade” and the “glass technology live” special show.
Friday, September 7, 2012 1:25:00 PM
LiSEC will showcase new technologies and systems for the flat glass industry at glasstec 2012 under the slogan “All From One.” The one-stop supplier to the glass industry will present innovations in glass cutting and sorting, insulating glass production, laminated glass production, and flat glass processing in a total area of 2,600 m² (30,000 ft2). LiSEC once again demonstrates its technological expertise with the FlyOver, a system revolutionising remnant plate handling. Furthermore, the glass machinery expert will exhibit a wide range of products in the fields of automation, project planning and services.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 9:45:00 AM
As a specialist sectoral trade association, Network VEKA certainly has its fair share of dedicated members, and this year several will celebrate a special anniversary with the organisation. After celebrating 15 years itself in 2011, Network VEKA MD John Ogilvie asked some of the members to reflect on their time with Network VEKA.
Monday, September 3, 2012 10:43:00 AM
A little bit of co-operation can go a long way. In economically challenging times, local businesses’ working together really helps to boost the coffers and create a local network of like minded companies. This was the mindset when three local business stalwarts of Staffordshire ventured into a project that would benefit all those involved