Thursday, March 22, 2012 11:30:00 AM
The organisers of The FIT Show, the new business event for the window, door and conservatory industry taking place in April next year, say that more than 50% of the floor space has already been sold just weeks after it was officially launched. A mix of large and small companies has clamoured to book exhibition space at the event, which is the first to clearly target fabricators and installers working in the home improvement glazing sector.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 10:29:00 AM
Sam Cross, key account manager at window industry marketing specialists Purplex Marketing, is raising money for Cancer Research by running the Bristol 10k on May 20th. Sam comments: “Cancer is a disease that has touched the lives of many so I’m pleased to be raising money for such a good cause. Every donation is hugely appreciated and I would like to thank everyone who has supported me so far.”
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 3:42:00 PM
One of VEKA's largest fabricators, Sash UK, will be celebrating 25 years of trading with VEKA this year. Sash UK has remained loyal to industry-leading system supplier VEKA for a quarter of a century, and the landmark comes just one year after VEKA itself marked 25 years of manufacturing in the UK.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 3:35:00 PM
Network VEKA will be celebrating the Diamond Jubilee with a theme of ‘White Tie and Tiara’ for its AGM 2012, to be held on the weekend of September 29. The event, at the luxurious Cranage Hall in Cheshire, promises to be every bit as royal as the theme suggests. Membership is at an all-time high; members enjoy more benefits and support features than ever and the organisation will be celebrating the two milestones of 200,000 customers and £700million sales since it was founded.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 10:55:00 AM
The first complete set of complementary hardware components developed specifically for timber bi-fold doors will be launched by Carl F Groupco at Ecobuild 2012. Designed and manufactured in the UK, the package is set to dramatically simplify the ordering and assembly process for timber joinery manufacturers.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 1:58:00 PM
Tradelink, the fabricator celebrating 20 years of understanding installers’ needs this year, has recently supplied a more complicated project because it appreciates that every job is valuable to its customers. Bruce Morley, Business Development Director of Tradelink comments: “A lot of suppliers back away from the more complicated projects because it takes more time and money to supply the more unusual jobs.
Monday, March 12, 2012 2:52:00 PM
Trade conservatory roof manufacturer, Four Seasons Conservatories UK Ltd has appointed Nathan Buckley to head its new aluminium products division. Four Seasons is one of the first roof suppliers to become a fabricator of aluminium windows, doors, bi-folding doors and inline sliders. This diversification and £22,000 investment was to meet the requirements of its customers for a full-service supplier.
Monday, March 12, 2012 2:45:00 PM
Nottinghamshire based trade conservatory roof manufacturer, Four Seasons Conservatories UK Ltd, has invested in £22,000 worth of aluminium fabrication machinery from elumatec. This makes them one of the first roof suppliers to become a full-service fabricator of aluminium windows, doors, bi-folding doors and inline sliders.