Tuesday, February 14, 2012 11:23:00 AM
When Fareham window, door and conservatory manufacturer Clear Vision started trading last year, they chose industry-leading VEKA as their system supplier and one year on, the company has gone from strength to strength. Over the last 12 months the company has continued to attract new customers, both trade and domestic, on a weekly basis, which Sally Skinner, Director of the family-run company explains, has been really encouraging: “We are gradually getting stronger and busier as the word spreads throughout the industry.
Monday, February 13, 2012 3:17:00 PM
Solidor have further expanded their colour options for composite doors to 14, with the quacky additional of Duck Egg blue to their product range. With many of the GRP composite door manufacturers limited in colours and not able to offer matching laminated finishes to their respective door frames, Solidor has proven to be the favoured choice. Based on a solid foam free timber slab, theSolidor composite door is foiled with a wide range of both internal and external woodgrains and colours including Irish Oak, Chartwell Green and the new Duck Egg blue.
Monday, February 13, 2012 2:19:00 PM
West Midlands based Flair Plastic Products are one of Kömmerling’s leading fabricators, not only in terms of product range but also with regard to technical and customer support. The combination of service with Kömmerling’s impressive product range has seen the company grow from a regional player into one that can now serve the whole of the UK.
Monday, February 13, 2012 1:27:00 PM
Network VEKA has added a new Energy Savings Calculator to its website to help homeowners see the potential savings that new VEKA energy efficient PVC-U windows could give them. The simple calculator can be used by the widest audience for both domestic and commercial applications, allowing users to calculate savings using WERs and U-Values, meaning that they can find this useful information from one place, rather than having to search elsewhere.
Monday, February 13, 2012 1:15:00 PM
Network VEKA is celebrating signing the 100th member to its Assure self-certification scheme just a year after the initiative was launched. Now, more than 80% of all installer members in England and Wales have the Assure accreditation, giving them subscription-free self-certification while some other schemes can ask anything from hundreds to over £1,000 a year.
Monday, February 13, 2012 11:19:00 AM
Leon Day, managing director of Universal Arches, looks at how the glazing industry has developed in terms of raising standards and by adding a considerable element of choice, in what people have labelled a ‘mature market’. There’s never been a better time to improve the way you operate and to look at expanding your product offering.
Monday, February 13, 2012 9:40:00 AM
The last 12 months has been a record period for trade conservatory roof sales at Four Seasons Conservatories UK Ltd. Now manufacturing over 50 roofs per week the final quarter of 2011 saw sales turnover up 20% year on year. Commenting on the reasons for bucking the trend in this current economic climate, Four Seasons’ general manager Gareth Matusevics said: “During the last year we have continued to grow the business.
Friday, February 10, 2012 9:36:00 AM
More than 30 of the UK window, door and conservatory industry’s leading companies have signed up as exhibitors at The FIT Show, the brand new business event that will take place in April 2013. Beginning in December strange messages began appearing on Twitter announcing ‘I am going’ and ‘Everyone’s going’. It can now be revealed that these were teaser messages from the first companies to take exhibition space at The FIT Show, the first national event to be launched specifically for the home improvement glazing sector and aimed squarely at fabricators and installers.