Tuesday, December 13, 2011 3:37:00 PM
With increasing European influence over UK standards and legislation impossible to ignore, it is vital that the UK's point of view is strongly communicated to the decision makers in Brussels. Recognising this the Council for Aluminium in Building (CAB) and the Glass and Glazing Fenestration (GGF) continue to be highly active within the Federation of European Window and Curtain Walling Manufacturers' Associations (FAECF) and were recently elected to key roles within its management structure.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 3:20:00 PM
Home improvement companies now have a great opportunity to offer homeowners a stylish, replacement internal sliding glass door from Bohle Ltd. The versatile Portavant 60 is a new, slimline, lightweight sliding glass door system developed from the successfulPortavant 120 range. The Portavant 60 system is perfect for installations such as domestic internal doors and offers soft-closing and opening on door widths from just 380 mm, carried on a slimline profile just 57.5 mm deep. Portavant 60 is suitable for 8 mm or 10 mm tempered glass and can accommodate doors weighing up to 60 kg.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 11:26:00 AM
Social media sights and blogs are full of companies stating how well they seem to be doing. It's been like this all the way through the recession years. Now some of these bits of information are probably going to be true, despite no-one being brave enough yet to post any figures to back up what they're saying. I also fear that the mass majority of reports on how well many are doing are pumped up to save face, to prevent any bad information getting out into the public domain. The problem is, if your company goes bust after you've said how well business is, you're going to have some serious egg on your face.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 9:03:00 AM
Synseal Extrusions CEO David Leng has congratulated Quickslide and West Yorkshire Windows, both prominent Synseal sellers, for winning the two most prestigious categories at this year’s G Awards. Held at The Hilton in London’s Park Lane, Quickslide took the coveted Fabricator of the Year trophy, with West Yorkshire Windows awarded the Installer of the Year title.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 8:57:00 AM
Synseal was nominated and shortlisted for the Green Manufacturer of the Year Award at the ‘Insider Made in the Midlands Awards’, a scheme that rewards the work of the region’s manufacturers. The prestigious Awards Presentation Dinner was held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Tuesday November 2nd.
Friday, December 9, 2011 10:41:00 AM
Employees at innovative composite door manufacturer, Solidor, took part in Movember, to help raise money and awareness for men’s health. Various shapes of facial hair were nurtured during the month from the Burt Reynolds, to the goatee and Fu Manchu, yet no one achieved a walrus within the four weeks!
Friday, December 9, 2011 10:26:00 AM
3D Laminates Ltd has been appointed the sole UK agent for all Hornschuch PVCu window and door grade foils from their Techprofil and Techform foil ranges, with effect from early January 2012. This important strategic venture with Konrad Hornschuch AG, will see 3D take on all responsibility for the sales and marketing of their impressive range of foils, building on their existing 7 year relationship with Hornschuch in the development of their CoolSkin™ technology for door skins.
Friday, December 9, 2011 10:19:00 AM
Following on from Kömmerling’s recently held PassivHaus Workshop at their head office in Lichfield to a panel of customers, there’s been an increase in enquiries from existing customers and specifiers. The workshop was originally intended to show off the latest developments in their product portfolio and to introduce some of the German engineering philosophies in product design.