Thursday, June 21, 2012 12:35:00 PM
Industry-leading VEKA and nearby Hameldon Community College have been selected as part of an online platform of just 50 case studies from across the UK that highlight the breadth, depth and innovation of Business in the Community. The accolade comes from the Business in the Community (BITC) organisation, a unique programme that builds partnerships between local schools and businesses to help young people develop the skills, aspiration and motivation they need to succeed in the world of work.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 12:31:00 PM
More Network VEKA members are making the most of local radio, thanks to new adverts recorded by brand ambassador Steve Davis. Seven companies have taken up the new ads, joining more than a dozen other members that have already used the medium to promote themselves to potential customers in their local area.
Monday, June 18, 2012 3:01:00 PM
Leading profile bending specialist, Universal Arches, has just reported their best ever quarter 1 results, 3.25% up on last year for January through to March 2012. With indifferent results posted by other companies within the glazing sector, this performance from Universal shows that continued investment, customer care and an attention to quality clearly pays dividends. The company continues to bring a number of firsts to the bending sector.
Thursday, June 14, 2012 2:27:00 PM
Following on from a successful start to its CPD Road Seminars in Manchester and London, VEKA more recently headed to Scotland to continue its tour of the UK, where its Construction CPD Certification Service Road Seminar was held in Glasgow on 23rd May and Edinburgh on 24th May.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 12:34:00 PM
Prefix Systems have been keen to get in on the act of social media and blogging, helping to interact with the conservatory world at large. As the UK’s largest independent conservatory specialist, they’ve got quite a bit to say! While blogs were once the domain of the nerdy computer geeks, it is now a mainstream means of communication. We’re now in the information age according to the media, which means forward thinking companies such as Prefix should and are communicating over the internet through websites, blogs and social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter.
Monday, June 11, 2012 2:41:00 PM
This time last year, VEKA announced the biggest news in the industry when it acquired Bowater Building Products Ltd, its brands and ranges. Today, one year on, it is the industry's most powerful force, and the UK's largest manufacturer of PVC-U profile. The VEKA UK Group now compromises of VEKA plc, Network VEKA, VEKA Recycling, Halo, Bowater Doors, Bowater Architectural and Bowater Projects, and to mark one year since the acquisition, VEKA plc has opened its doors for editors to come and see for themselves the changes that have been made, hear from key members of the new team and put their questions forward.
Monday, June 11, 2012 2:28:00 PM
With a distinctly ‘green’ feel, Everglade Windows recently held their annual Everglade Windows Conference, with the support of their long time Systems Company partner, Kömmerling. The event was branded as ‘Valentis 2012’, and was attended by over 60 Valentis Partners eager to hear the company’s ideas and developments for the coming months and years. In what was a packed day, the Green Deal, lead generation and product development were some of the key topics under discussion.
Monday, June 11, 2012 2:23:00 PM
Not one to stand still, composite door innovator Solidor, have just launched a new range of handmade traditional ironmongery through sister division, DorPro. The new range of handmade traditional ironmongery range includes a range of handles, knockers and letterplates in black and pewter. The new 5” ring door knocker makes a striking statement on Solidor’s solid timber core based slabs and due to it’s weight cannot be readily fitted on to lightweight foam filled GRP doors.