Tuesday, March 6, 2012 2:11:00 PM
Solidor, one of the UK’s fastest growing composite door manufacturers, became the first company to sign up for the FIT Show 2013, the glazing industry’s new premier exhibition which will be held at the Telford International Centre, April 16-18th 2013. FIT Events Ltd is a completely newly formed limited company, headed up by Matthew Glover, the man responsible for developing Conservatory Outlet. The concept was to develop a show fit for the industry and that was run by people who had direct experience of the glazing industry.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 12:40:00 PM
Everyone who works in this industry is well aware of how difficult it is to source good productive leads - and how it gets even tougher when you have to compete with other companies over those leads to achieve vital sales. Competition has never been so cut-throat, which is not surprising in the current climate.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 9:06:00 AM
The Atlantic Group announced the acquisition of Avocet Hardware Limited on Friday 24th February 2012. The Atlantic Group (which includes Eliza Tinsley) is a market leading hardware business which manufactures and distributes hardware products - including chain & rope, fixings, fasteners and general hardware into the major UK DIY retailers and independent trade markets. The acquisition of Avocet Hardware Limited will further strengthen the Group's presence within these markets.
Friday, February 24, 2012 12:37:00 PM
Saint-Gobain Glass has signed a major advertising deal that will see the PLANITHERM brand splashed across pitchside boards during Rugby Super League games on Sky Sports, Fox Sports, and the BBC this season. PLANITHERM was also advertised during the recent Scotland vs. England Six Nations Rugby Union game in February, which attracted a huge audience.
Friday, February 24, 2012 12:17:00 PM
The new CPD seminar from VEKA has received recognition from the CPD Construction Service; the third seminar from industry-leadingVEKA to gain the seal of approval. The new seminar, 'Specification & Design for cost effective, sustainable and energy efficient fenestration solutions', is part of a range ofCPD Presentations offered by the VEKA Commercial Team to
Thursday, February 23, 2012 10:42:00 AM
Due to the successful take up of places for dates in February and March, leading systems company Synseal is offering fabricators further dates to learn everything they need to know about Window Energy Ratings, from the people who wrote the scheme – the BFRC.Synseal is hosting additional free workshops on– April 25th and June 20th – and all fabricators, whether Synseal customers or not, are invited to attend to listen to the British Fenestration Ratings Council explain the finer details of WERs.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 10:36:00 AM
Synseal Extrusions Ltd will travel to meet its customers – and future customers – when it takes a stand at the renowned Fensterbau fair in Germany’s Nuremberg. Synseal is using Fensterbau to increase its customer base throughout mainland Europe for Global conservatory roofs and SkySpace portal frame glazed structures, products for which the company is establishing an enviable international reputation.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 10:26:00 AM
A Sea Cadets' building in Hull got a new lease of life recently, thanks in part to the sympathetic window replacement carried out by Hull-based Synseal fabricator and installer, Vulcan Windows. The period property presented a number of challenges to the company, not least the building's general state of disrepair. "The Sea Cadets project was quite a challenge because the building was dilapidated and in poor condition," Peter O’Brien, Vulcan’s Commercial Manager, said. "Most of the fenestrations were boarded up and there was evidence of subsidence."