Our products deserve a proper price

The impulsive and fluctuating state of the fenestration market is causing many in the trade to suggest we are in for a prolonged period of indifference. With rising raw material prices along with soaring energy costs being mirrored by increasing wage demands, manufacturers have been left scratching their heads as to what lies ahead. Over the last More...

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By winactive On Wednesday, April 27th, 2022
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Taking the heat off net-zero housing plans

We are on the cusp of a housing refurbishment revolution in the UK as the government looks to overhaul the country’s energy-inefficient housing stock with a host of net-zero plans. Much focus and most headlines More...

By winactive On Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
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Many pieces of the sustainability mosaic

Two recent significant conferences may appear miles apart in their targeted audience, however on closer inspection they are very aligned on the subject of the environment and sustainability. Our industry’s More...

By winactive On Friday, November 26th, 2021
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Is ‘just-in-time’ proving just enough?

Many manufacturing industries have become accustomed to just-in-time supply chain operations. Pioneered by Japanese firms over 60 years ago it now dominates global manufacturing. It became dominant in the plastics More...

By winactive On Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
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Finding the immortal head of opportunity

The requirement for dynamism and adaptability continues as the everlasting Covid 19 pandemic is likened to the Greek mythical serpent Hydra Lernaia – when one challenge is overcome two more appear. However, More...

By winactive On Friday, July 23rd, 2021
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Positive action results in positive outcomes

We have been here before and will be here again…. There is no doubt that the ever playing record of restrictions on our lives from the Covid pandemic will remain for a good few months yet. However, the positive More...

By winactive On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Helping the aged and our precious planet

An ageing population and climate change are two of the biggest challenges facing the world today. They both will have significant impacts on the way we all live in the not too distant future. The built environment More...

By winactive On Friday, April 30th, 2021
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A robust business model drives longevity

The welcomed Government roadmap out of the Covid-19 crisis has brought about a sigh of relief across regions all over the UK. There is no doubt it will be a rocky road, with alterations along the way: however the More...

By winactive On Monday, March 1st, 2021
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‘Good things come to those who wait’

We have all heard the expectations of consumers going crazy with their spending once the Covid-19 virus is beaten or at least controlled. It’s something many people in a wide range of sectors are pinning More...

By winactive On Thursday, December 24th, 2020
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Patience and trust are the name of the game

As we edge closer to the end of one of the most traumatic years we will have experienced in our lifetime, it’s time for reflection and to focus on what lies ahead. In the context of our business lives, it More...