• VIRTUOSO BRINGS DOORS TO LIFE WITH CRAFTED PRECISION

    18 January 2018
    Virtuoso Doors is set to take door manufacturing to a new level in 2018 and awaken the homeowner to the unique beauty of an individually designed and crafted Virtuoso door. Following a recent investment in additional cutting edge machinery and a radical re-launch to underline the crafted precision t...
  • SUPER SPACER EXCELS IN DUBAI'S EXTRAORDINARY OPUS

    18 January 2018
    ‘The Opus’ is one of the most striking and original architectural developments the world has seen this century, and warm edge experts Edgetech played a crucial role in its construction. The 21-storey tower, designed by celebrated Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, pushes physical and technological boundari...
  • ROSEVIEW'S SALES TEAM STRENGTHENED WITH KEY NEW APPOINTMENT

    18 January 2018
    Buckinghamshire-based sash window specialists Roseview have strengthened their customer-facing team with new appointments and promotions. Emma Gibbins joins the team as a Sales Administrator – a vital frontline role that streamlines the relationship between the fabricator and its clients. “It’s my j...
  • POLYFRAME – THE CLEAR CHOICE FOR NORTHWICH GLASS LTD

    16 January 2018
    A Cheshire-based installer has made what it describes as its ‘very positive strategic decision’ after signing up to Polyframe as their key supplier of PVCu windows. The switch to Polyframe is part of Northwich Glass Ltd’s strategy to help support growth in turnover during the coming year and give th...
  • CUSTOMADE ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF DAVID LENG AS GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE

    16 January 2018
    Customade Group (Customade) is delighted to announce the appointment of David Leng as Group Chief Executive. David’s appointment is effective as of 1 February, succeeding John Lightowlers who continues with the firm in a non-executive capacity. David is highly experienced within the windows and door...
  • MAJOR HOUSE BUILDERS SWITCH TO VERTICAL INTEGRATION

    16 January 2018
    National Deal – No Sub Stockists……GAP Power of One Model Sweeps Through Sector Three more of the UK’s leading house builders have signalled their support for vertically integrated materials sourcing with a switch away from multiple roofline supply partners to GAP’s Power of One model. In September,...
  • REAL ALUMINIUM BUILDS FOR THE FUTURE 

    12 January 2018
    In little more than 18 months, REAL Aluminium has become not only one of the industry’s fastest-growing brands but also one of the UK’s biggest manufacturers of Smart Systems’ aluminium products - in fact, sales of its windows, doors and lantern roofs have grown by more than 300%. Now, this phenomen...
  • VIRTUOSO DOORS ON THRESHOLD OF RAPID GROWTH WITH RE-LAUNCH

    11 January 2018
    Crafted precision is set to be the buzz word for 2018 as Virtuoso Doors – previously known as WB Group – makes its rise to fame. Virtuoso Doors has kicked-off the New Year with a major re-launch to strengthen its position as a leading manufacturer of high end composite doors and PVCu door panels. Un...
  • THREE ATLAS CHAMPIONS RAISE THE ROOF WITH STUNNING CREATIONS

    11 January 2018
    The three latest Atlas Installation of the Month competition winners showed off enviable design talent in a contest where the standard of entries keeps getting better and better. The winners – QKS Home Improvements, Thames Valley Windows and John Knight Glass – are now in with a chance of being name...
  • WARM PRAISE FOR WARM EDGE EXPERTS EDGETECH IN LATEST CUSTOMER SURVEY

    09 January 2018
    A recent customer survey saw glowing praise for market-leading spacer bar manufacturers Edgetech. The Coventry business routinely approaches a random selection of clients taken from all spending brackets and to ask them a series of questions about their experiences dealing with Edgetech. The company...
  • INVESTMENT FOR 2018 PREFIX COLOUR PROGRAMME

    05 January 2018
    Prefix Systems have just made a significant investment in a new state of the art colouring facility, which includes a mix on demand paint system, at their head office in Blackburn and it will form part of their sales strategy for 2018 and beyond. While much of the window and door industry have been...
  • GGF APPOINTS SHAUN McALLISTER AS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

    20 December 2017
    The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shaun McAllister as Managing Director as the Federation continues to build its senior management team. With over 30 years’ experience in the home improvement industry, Shaun brings to the Federation a wealth of knowledg...
  • RECORD DOWNLOADS OF INSIGHT DATA's LATEST INDUSTRY REPORT

    20 December 2017
    The industry’s leading provider of market intelligence, Insight Data is celebrating record downloads of its latest industry report. Since its release in October, the firm has seen thousands flock to their website to get their hands on the 2017 Insight Report, which provides a complete overview of th...
  • NEW HEAD OF MEMBERSHIP AND TRAINING JOINS THE GGF

    20 December 2017
    The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Hearn as Head of Membership and Training. Richard has an extensive background in professional membership bodies, focused on professional qualifications, accreditation and CPD (Continued Professional Development)...
  • INSIGHT DATA EMAIL CAMPAIGN GENERATES INCREDIBLE RESULTS FOR IGU SPECIALISTS SLENDERLINE GLASS

    12 December 2017
    One of the UK’s foremost manufacturers of slimline heritage sealed units, Slenderline Glass has seen a fantastic performance from their email marketing strategy – designed and implemented by Insight Data. Slenderline Glass; which is part of the Kent-based E.J. Cocker Group, specialises in advanced s...
  • GLOBAL WARM EDGE TECHNOLOGY AWARENESS EXTENDED WITH NEW WEBSITES

    12 December 2017
    After a successful year which shows a continual expansion in its export network, leading UK manufacturer and distributor of insulated glass (IG) components, Thermoseal Group, has launched Chinese Mandarin additions to its successful Thermobar and Thermoflex Warm Edge Technology multilingual websites...
  • JACKLOC ADDS TOMORROW’S HEALTH & SAFETY FINALIST 2018 TO THEIR LONG-LIST OF ACCOLADES

    12 December 2017
    After a successful 2017, the high-profile accolades continue for universal window and door restrictor specialists Jackloc®. The Leicestershire-firm well-known for safeguarding lives across the world has been named a finalist in the coveted Tomorrow’s Health & Safety Awards 2018. Jackloc’s pioneering...
  • PREFIX PARTNERS WITH SAVEHEAT AND MERLIN

    12 December 2017
    Prefix Systems have partnered up with Saveheat Group, which includes Merlin Network, for the supply of their impressive WARMroof system for installations in Scotland. WARMroof has already proven to be the definitive high performance, solid roof system, which offers a number of impressive USP’s and a...
  • CARL F GROUPCO APPOINTS NEW NATIONAL SALES MANAGER

    08 December 2017
    John King returns to Carl F Groupco as National Sales Manager. With over thirty years’ experience gained across a wide range of door and window industry management, technical, sales and hands-on roles, John returns to the hardware distribution company to head up its nationwide team of Regional Sales...
  • DYNAMIC DEKKO WINDOW SYSTEMS CELEBRATES 10 YEARS AT THE TOP

    08 December 2017
    The UK’s foremost fabricator of high-end home improvement products, Dekko Window Systems, is celebrating a dominant decade in business. Founded at the tail-end of 2007 by Gary Torr and Kurt Greatrex, Dekko made its name as the reliable trade supplier of high-quality Deceuninck uPVC windows, claiming...
  • NEG LTD IS 1ST IGU MANUFACTURER TO ACHIEVE CORGI FENESTRATION REGISTRATION

    08 December 2017
    CORGI Fenestration is excited to announce that Northern Express Glass Ltd (NEG) has become registered following a detailed audit process. It is the first IGU maker to have done so. NEG has won recognition for its commitment to trust, reliability, expertise and quality by attaining CORGI Fenestration...
  • A ROOF MAKER GUIDE TO FOUR GLASS TYPES – INFOGRAPHIC

    07 December 2017
    Did you know that when you have your rooflight installed, you can pick from four different types of glass? Each one has its own unique features, and can be combined to fit your precise requirements. Energy saving, temperature control, noise pollution and security: which ones will you choose? It can...
  • 74% OF CONSUMERS RECOGNISE THE CORGI NAME

    06 December 2017
    CORGI Services undertook a consumer awareness survey* in 2016 that revealed that the CORGI name was recognised by 74% of consumers in England, Scotland and Wales. The next three bodies behind CORGI recognised by consumers in the same survey were: BSI (British Standards Institution) – 64%; FTA (Fair...
  • TOWER BRIDGE WINS MYGLAZING.COM COMPETITION

    06 December 2017
    MyGlazing.com competition to celebrate window views and energy efficient glazing finds its winner in spectacular glass walkway high above the River Thames At the end of October, voting closed in the national round of the MyGlazing.com Window with a View competition. With an outstanding shortlist mad...
  • GGF CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC WITH 2017 BUDGET

    06 December 2017
    The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) was cautiously optimistic in response to housebuilding announcements made at the 2017 Budget. Despite the Government’s focus on housebuilding, the GGF believes more action is needed to ensure the UK meets the target of building 300,000 homes per year. The GGF w...
  • GGF INCREASES UK PRESENCE FOR FENSTERBAU 2018

    06 December 2017
    The UK Pavilion at FENSTERBAU FRONTALE 2018, hosted by the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) will be bigger and better as some of the UK glazing industry’s highest profile organisations have signed up to co-exhibit at the world’s largest international trade fair for the window industry. In 2016, th...
  • GGF APPOINTS NEW COMMERCIAL MANAGING DIRECTOR

    06 December 2017
    The GGF Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Billy Quinn as Managing Director of its commercial subsidiary companies – FENSA, GGFi, BFRC, RISA and Borough IT. Billy Quinn is a highly accomplished Business Leader, Commercial Director and Non-Executive Director who brings a wealth of experi...
  • SMOOTH SLATE GREY LAUNCH FOR KOMMERLING

    06 December 2017
    KÖMMERLING have launched a smooth slate grey foil (one side) for the C70 GoldÒ window and PremiLine patio door systems, in response to customer demand for an additional shade of grey. This new introduction takes the number of stock foiled options from KÖMMERLING for the C70 GoldÒ window and PremiLin...
  • NATURAL LIGHT LEADERS REACH NEW HEIGHTS WITH EDGETECH’S SUPER SPACER

    06 December 2017
    Roof Maker, one of the UK’s leading rooflight manufacturer, is celebrating ten years of partnership with world-renowned warm edge experts Edgetech. Roof Maker’s extensive product offering boasts exceptional thermal performance, robustness, user-friendliness and style, consisting of bespoke roof ligh...
  • PVCU GIANT LINIAR APPOINTS INSIGHT DATA

    06 December 2017
    Liniar, one of the UK’s leading systems companies well-known for its innovative PVCu window, door and conservatory systems, has joined forces with Insight Data. The industry giant will use Salestracker to help power its sales and marketing strategies. Combining an online prospect database, CRM syste...
  • NEW DECRALED WEBSITE AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS

    02 December 2017
    Following the recent purchase of the DecraLed range of stock and assets, leading UK insulated glass (IG) component manufacturer and supplier to the window industry, Thermoseal Group, has re-launched the www.decraled.co.uk website with a simple interim site to showcase its core decorative product ran...
  • PROFINE EXPANDS PIRMASENS SITE FOR KÖMMERLING GROWTH

    24 November 2017
    Profine Group has significantly expanded its production facilities in Pirmasens, Germany for the continued growth of the KÖMMERLING brand in key markets, including the UK. The international manufacturer of PVCu profiles for windows and doors, has recently purchased a 750,000 square foot site from th...
  • CARL F GROUPCO RAISES FUNDS FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

    24 November 2017
    Kind hearted staff at Carl F Groupco have chosen Homes 4 Dogs as its new nominated charity. Over the course of the year, money is being raised for the organisation which for over 30 years has rehomed thousands of dogs and puppies. The company previously supported Little Miracles, a charity that assi...
  • SCHUECO UK GETS CORGI FENESTRATION REGISTERED

    24 November 2017
    CORGI Fenestration is delighted to announce that Schueco UK Ltd has achieved CORGI Fenestration registration – the first aluminium System House to do so. Schueco has won recognition for its commitment to trust, reliability, expertise and quality by attaining CORGI Fenestration registration. CORGI Fe...
  • ATLAS GETS BEHIND THE INSTALLERS OF TOMORROW

    24 November 2017
    Atlas Glazed Roof Solutions is helping to tackle the industry’s shortage of skilled labour and inspire young talent into a career in fenestration. Under its commitment to support industry progression, the company has donated two full-sized glazed roof lanterns, which will be used to provide apprenti...
  • InnovationInnovation From Reynaers – Ultra Slim Frames With Slimline 68 From Reynaers – Ultra Slim Frames With Slimline 68

    23 November 2017
    Narrow frames and superior performance characterise Slimline 68, a new window system that’s been launched to the trade by leading aluminium systems company Reynaers. This window, designed for UK homes, completes the range of specialist systems from Reynaers that are ideal for the trade market. Desig...