Date archive forApril, 2020
By winactive On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Rapierstar fasteners put Blairs PVC-U quality in pole position

High-performance fasteners from Rapierstar are helping leading Scottish window and door manufacturer the Saveheat Group, to deliver consistently high quality finished products across its PVCu trade window and More...

By winactive On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Quickslide offers surviving lockdown tips for its trade partners

Despite the coronavirus having a devastating effect on every aspect of life, there are signs that people and businesses are adjusting to life under lockdown. And, whilst it may be some time before any sort More...

By winactive On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Residence inspires installers through lockdown

While the industry may well be in the latter stages of lockdown, The Residence Collection has continued to inspire installers with several educational e-mail bulletins designed to help installers with their More...

By winactive On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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‘We should all learn from Aperture demise’, says Barraclough

Following the announcement of the failure of systems manufacturer Aperture Trading Ltd, Quickslide chairman Adrian Barraclough says we can learn much for the current times from the demise of the company.  “Quickslide More...

By winactive On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Veka Compounds opens its gates to supply cable trunking for Nightingale Hospitals

Wellingborough-based VEKA Compounds came out of lockdown temporarily after a customer expressed a need for a large volume of premium grade, white recycled polymer that it needed to supply a special order of More...

By winactive On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Epwin Window Systems begins phased reopening from the 4th of May

Epwin Window Systems has announced a phased and controlled reopening of their Telford operation from Monday 4th May, 2020. The phased reopening will commence with a small team of Customer Service personnel More...

By winactive On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
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‘Upgrading homes for the unexpected ’

Will the experiences from the current coronavirus pandemic contribute to changing consumer demand patterns for home improvements? Probably not the most important consideration while we are all attempting to More...

By winactive On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
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Optima Flush Casement windows fitted in homes in conservation area

Over 100 Optima Flush Casement windows, by Profile 22, have been fitted in the first phase of a new residential development consisting of 14 new build red-brick town houses in the historical Houldsworth Conservation More...

By winactive On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
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New app to assist installers through difficult period

A new double-glazing smartphone pricing app launched in April has been made available a month earlier to help assist installers during the current climate. Virtape’s MD John Cohen exclusively reveals all In More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
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The lockdown is tough – but here’s how installers could come out of it stronger

Who saw this coming? We all knew coronavirus was a serious issue, and heading our way – but I don’t think any of us realised how quickly and radically it’d change the way we live and work, writes Kurt More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
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Covid19 testing for construction workers needed to help tackle disease

Construction workers must be included in the government’s targeted Covid19 testing of key workers in order to help halt the disease’s spread, says Unite, the UK and Ireland’s largest union. Unite assistant More...

By winactive On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Lack of firm specific guidance for companies in our sector

As some businesses in our sector return to work and many more consider opening their doors, there is a lack of firm specific guidance for companies in our sector. I have seen some industry bodies implying we More...