Friday, November 11, 2011 11:12:00 AM
Leading hardware distributor Carl F Groupco has entered a major distribution agreement with leading multipoint lock manufacturerFullex Locks Ltd. The Peterborough based distributor, which offers a one stop shop for high quality hardware solutions, chose Fullex as their partner to develop a new range of Split spindle multipoint locks knowing that the company’s products have a solid reputation for security and reliability.
Friday, November 11, 2011 9:32:00 AM
Spectus Window Systems has won a competitive tender to supply Vision Products, a fabricator with a difference, with its Elite 70 profiles. Vision Products is a supported business run by Wales’ Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council, and was set up specifically to provide employment and training opportunities for 80 local people with disabilities. 21 of these work in its PVC-U manufacturing department, fabricating high quality PVC-U windows, doors and curtain walling for a whole host of applications, including social housing, school building stock and care homes.
Friday, November 11, 2011 9:04:00 AM
Kombimatec has won a major contract to supply its machinery to several PVCU window fabricators in Algeria. The machinery supplier has signed a deal with PVCU profile supplier, Algiers-based BKL Industries, that will see it supply its popular machines to a countrywide network of franchised fabricators. BKL Industries is quickly expanding its business, and is setting up fabricator companies in all the major centres in Algeria.
Thursday, November 10, 2011 3:01:00 PM
West Midlands window security specialists, Crimeshield Manufacturing answered a call from the popular BBC programme ‘DIY SOS’ earlier this month – all in aid of Children in Need. The company, located in Brierley Hill, was approached by Nick Knowles and the team on one of their most challenging Big Build projects - to help renovate a dilapidated, badly vandalised community centre in Liverpool.
Thursday, November 10, 2011 2:49:00 PM
CAB’s suite of seven RIBA Approved CPD seminars ranging from ‘Aluminium Fabrication’ to ‘Design Considerations’ to ‘Economic and Environmental Concerns’ are proving increasingly popular with architects throughout the UK. There is a strong sustainability theme running through all the seminars with special focus on the end of life recycling benefits of using aluminium. CAB Chief Executive and Clearview columnist, Justin Ratcliffe commented, “In the current tough trading climate that leading construction economists believe will exist until at least late 2013, education and training can easily be overlooked.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 4:02:00 PM
Kombimatec sprung into action and got window fabricator, Prizma Windows, up and running within a week following a massive fire on August 13th that wiped out their factory, including all machinery and stock. An electrical fault in a marble factory in the unit behindPrizma Windows’ site on Gorst Road in North West London was to blame for the fire that destroyed both premises and an adjoining garage.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 3:47:00 PM
Nearly three quarters of all Network VEKA installers in England and Wales have signed up for its Assure self-certification scheme in less than a year since its launch.Some 81 out of 114 qualifying installers and fabricator/installers have now registered with the scheme, with many prospective members also taking an interest.Assure offers members a subscription-free alternative for self-certification, costing nothing more than a token £1.50 certificate fee per installation, while some other schemes can charge anything from several hundred to over £1,000 a year
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 3:05:00 PM
Ordering online makes it even easier for customers to place orders, according to VEKA. The industry-leading system supplier has announced that over 60% of its customers now use its online ordering portal to order from the wide range of market-leading VEKA products.