Thursday, October 13, 2011 10:28:00 AM
Quickslide, the UK’s biggest manufacturer of vertical sliding windows, has installed a third Schirmer machining centre as part of the company’s ongoing strategy to boost capacity. Installation of the Schirmer SU1 Frame and Mullion Cutting and Machining Centre, which is widely regarded as the finest machine of its type, will increase production output, as demand has been strong for its casement windows, on the way to a 60% plus increase in sales of this style in the current financial year.
Thursday, October 13, 2011 9:53:00 AM
Brighouse based Quickslide has added to its delivery fleet with trucks sign-written with the company’s Renaissance brand, offering its installer customers an additional promotional opportunity to compliment the substantial range of marketing materials provided to boost their sales.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 4:28:00 PM
Northwich Glass is the latest company to buy SGG PLANITHERM TOTAL+ glass and join the Saint-Gobain Glass PLANITHERM Network.
The Synseal window fabricator and installer switched suppliers to benefit from the extra thermal efficiency that SGG PLANITHERM TOTAL+ offers, as well as taking advantage of the leads generated by the Saint-Gobain Glass massive consumer marketing campaign.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 4:08:00 PM
The Association of Composite Door Manufacturers (www.acdm.co.uk) has welcomed the launch of Door Energy Ratings but condemned the controversy surrounding its introduction. Ben Penson, Chairman of the ACDM whose members produce an estimated 80% of the composite doors sold in the UK, said that whilst DERs will provide an ideal purchasing guide for homeowners, the controversy surrounding the introduction of the scheme should have been avoided.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 10:13:00 AM
Industry-leading system supplier VEKA plc has appointed a new director to its board: Shane Gray will fulfil a newly created role as Director of Product Management. He joins the Burnley-based company following its acquisition of Bowater Building Products, where he previously held the position of Sales & Logistics Director.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 9:48:00 AM
Force 8 has opened a new showroom in Altrincham, Cheshire, which demonstrates their commitment to the customer. When other window a door companies are cutting back, Force 8’s experience and expertise has enabled them to expand.
Monday, October 10, 2011 2:04:00 PM
Following the launch of our new interactive website on 7th October, (www.clearview-uk.com) Clearview is delighted with initial response.
The new site includes all the relevant information on Clearview and includes a useful Forum for visitors to exchange news, views and information – as well as important links to industry organisations.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 10:38:00 AM
Liniar, the energy efficient window system from HL Plastics Limited, has recently gained PAS 23 and 24 accreditation for its French doors.
The doors achieved PAS 23 (General Performance Requirements) and PAS 24 (Enhanced Security Requirements) accreditation at the first attempt. The achievement of PAS 23 ensures that the French doors are sufficiently weather proof and well insulated.