BWF State of Trade Survey released

‘Joinery manufacturers having to think on their feet as sales volumes rise but costs continue to increase‘ The British Woodworking Federation’s Joinery State of Trade Survey Q2 2017 has indicated that although rising raw materials costs and labour availability are exerting pressure on joinery manufacturers, the industry is optimistic over More...

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By winactive On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Network Veka announces rebrand as it evolves into the Independent Network

Network Veka has announced the next phase in its evolution, rebranding as Independent Network. Built on a solid 20+ year heritage as a leading network of the UK’s most trusted independent installers, Network Veka More...

By winactive On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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GGF President highlights positive changes

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is looking forward to a very positive future, despite some media speculation of internal disruption as the organisation undergoes a transitional period. John Agnew, GGF President More...

By winactive On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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GGF consumer survey provides useful insights

The GGF recently commissioned an independent consumer survey and the final results have revealed some useful insights for the Federation and its Members. The Survey conducted by One Poll was sent to 2000 homeowners More...

By winactive On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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CORGI enters the fenestration sector with launch of new industry scheme

CORGI Fenestration Scheme Limited has been launched into the multi-billion pound fenestration sector. CORGI Fenestration is a fully licensed business working with CORGI Services, and will bring all the known and More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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The Helix Group is new umbrella company for the GGF companies

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) has formed a new company called “The Helix Group” which will act as the umbrella company for all the GGF’s subsidiary commercial companies. Within The Helix Group will More...

By winactive On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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New guide to European standards to help hardware firms

In the wake of the Referendum vote to leave Europe, the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) is publishing a new technical briefing on the impact of Brexit on European architectural ironmongery and door hardware More...

By winactive On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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New dispute resolution service launches for joinery firms

A new Consumer Mediation Dispute Scheme has been developed by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) working closely with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). It provides independent mediation More...

By winactive On Friday, September 9th, 2016
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Nigel Rees retires from the GGF

Nigel Rees, GGF Chief Executive has decided to retire at the end of 2016. Nigel, who has been employed by the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) since 1994, has been at the helm of the industry’s leading trade More...

By winactive On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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GGF changes structure and governance

A great deal of discussion and consideration has been undertaken on the governance and structure of the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) and its Group of subsidiary companies. In order to facilitate the process More...