Thursday, October 4, 2012 11:02:00 AM
The VEKA UK Group has recently welcomed Mark Barsby to its Burnley-based site, in the role of Head of Technical. Joining the glazing industry in 1985, Mark has been in the PVC-U window systems game ever since. “At the age of 16, I went to work for my original employer for three days to earn some money before college, but I ended up there for 22 years!”
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 1:03:00 PM
Sales at Macrolux UK, one of the country’s leading suppliers of polycarbonate sheeting for multiple glazing applications, are up over 45% as the business’ new, customer-focused philosophy kicks in. This shift in perspective has also lead to a company re-brand and the creation of a new, content-rich website constructed in response to customer demand for an easy-to-access information resource.
Monday, October 1, 2012 3:52:00 PM
The renowned window reinforcement company, Anglo European have launched a new range of steel weights for traditional sash windows. Anglo have been involved within the window industry for many years providing steel reinforcement inserts for PVCU windows; their knowledge of steel engineering and processing in relation to the fenestration industry is extensive.
Monday, October 1, 2012 3:23:00 PM
Hazel Grove based Alexander Windows are celebrating their 21st birthday in business with Kömmerling, who have been their sole window and door systems provider since day one. In an industry when companies come and go, this celebration shows that a commitment to product quality and outstanding customer service yields long term returns. The company primarily operates in the retail sector but also offers a very impressive trade service within the Manchester area, including blank brochures, direct delivery to site, on site assistance, technical support and a dedicated trade showroom.
Monday, October 1, 2012 3:16:00 PM
The replacement window market is now split 50/50 between first time buyers and those wishing to upgrade from first generation PVCu windows. Affordable Window Systems have now invested in a unique slim sash to tap into this important and growing market sector. Second time buyers of PVCu windows are looking for replacement windows that don’t look like typical PVCu, but that have the low maintenance selling points that have made these windows a huge success over the last 30 years. The new sash that has been extruded by Kömmerling for Affordable, is 69mm in height and has an ovolo feature to the shoulder of the sash and a bevelled dummy glazing bead on the external face.
Monday, October 1, 2012 3:07:00 PM
It’s true to say that some businesses are having a tough time at the moment. The economic crisis is taking its toll as we see companies falter and on occasions close the doors permanently. An all too common reaction is the failure to invest in new products as companies are reluctant to expose their fragile cash flow to new product lines and markets. This cannot be said about Lister Trade Frames of Stoke on Trent who have this month welcomed to their portfolio, the Internorm range of windows and doors.
Monday, October 1, 2012 9:37:00 AM
Halifax based Polyframe, the UK’s leading manufacturer of windows, doors and conservatories, are pleased to announce that they have taken a shareholding in trade supplier Britannic Glass of Hailsham, East Sussex and that additionally, Britannic Glass will now use the distinctive Polyframe brand and trade as Polyframe.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 9:46:00 AM
Not satisfied riding the length of the UK, Europe and indeed the USA back in 2008, GM Fundraising have just launched their latest charity adventure. ‘Hope 66’, which is sponsored by Mighton Products Ltd, will take a team of cyclists along the iconic Route 66 in the USA.On 30 August 2013, 15 riders and 6 support crew will start their 14 day adventure from Chicago, Illinois to Santa Monica, California on a 2,616 mile exploit. The riders will be faced with 100 plus mile days in the saddle, the Arizona desert where temperatures will be well in excess of 40 degrees and the torturous climbing of the southern Rocky Mountains.