MBO leads to new beginnings for UAP

Six months on from the management buyout by Maven Capital, David Jennings CEO of UAP explains what has changed at the hardware firm Firstly, David, can you tell us a little about UAP and how the management buyout came about? Over the past 20 years, UAP has grown steadily to include over 3000 product lines for the UK and export market, currently 25 countries. More...

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By winactive On Monday, January 28th, 2019

All your sliding needs supplied by Dutemänn

Specialist aluminium fabricator Dutemänn is able to answer all your sliding door needs with the FD85® bi-fold and Glide-S lift and glide With a firm commitment to exceeding customers expectations, Dutemänn has More...

By winactive On Monday, January 14th, 2019

Make a noise about acoustic performance

According to Simon Beer of Bluesky Certification, noise- reducing windows and doors are products that fabricators and installers should be taking a serious look at An Englishman’s home is his castle is a phrase More...

By winactive On Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Self-illuminating glass

Symbol picture: LightGlass Window For several years the Viennese star-tup LightGlass worked to make the vision for self-illuminating glass a reality, producing prototypes and short production runs that won multiple More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Renewed focus on core product offer

Sliders UK has brought renewed focus to its core product offer with the addition of ALuK’s BSC94 Aluminium Inline Sliding Door We supply a lot of PVC-U patio doors but without a doubt, we’re now seeing notable More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 15th, 2018

‘Heritage windows are perfect for new build ’

Philip Dewhurst Jr, Director of The Georgian Bar Company, challenges perceptions that heritage only suits older properties. The Brits love of traditional styling shows they’re as popular on new builds as they More...

By winactive On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Embracing the future, conserving the past

Bereco explain how they take the hassle out of achieving planning consent with their range of Heritage timber windows and doors The first conservation areas were identified in 1967 and today there are over 8,000 More...

By winactive On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

‘Giving light to the indoor generation ’

Living in damp and mouldy homes increases our risk of asthma by 40%, and unless we act now we risk endangering our health as a result. Research from the Velux Group has revealed the need to rethink building design More...

By winactive On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Aluminium that is fast and right first time

Craig Miller, Managing Director at AluFoldDirect talks about why delivering outstanding service on aluminium glazing is the only way to help installers have the confidence to take full advantage of the growing aluminium More...

By winactive On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

CiiLOCK Engineering – the home of Innovation

Whether it is for PVC-U, aluminium, timber or composite, CiiLOCK embraces the challenge to provide innovative hardware solutions CiiLOCK Engineering UK is a part of the international CiiLOCK Engineering group with More...