Addressing aluminium sector skills shortage

Nick Cooper, AluK’s Technical Director, explains how AluK’s Academy is aiming to help address the skills shortage in the aluminium sector The industry is right to be concerned about the impact the ongoing skills shortage is having on the ability of fabricators and installers to expand and diversify their businesses. AluK’s recent State of the More...

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By winactive On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Expansion and innovation at Apeer

Apeer has invested heavily in its production facility to support growth in its composite doors and Lumi range of windows and doors Apeer has always been a company committed to investment and innovation. In the early More...

By winactive On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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The human touch

Mat Gibson, Managing Director of Chase Taylor Recruitment, is heading to the FIT Show with a number of exciting recruitment related initiatives   It is widely acknowledged that one of the main reasons the glazing More...

By winactive On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Attention all commercial installers! Astraseal launches Approved Commercial Installer Network – ACIN

Wellingborough-based Astraseal has established itself as a leading trade fabricator over decades of quality work, winning recognition for its commitment to customer support that goes above and beyond the call of More...

By winactive On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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Providing products in a class of their own

Sternfenster has proven once again why they are the industry giants when it comes to creating and supplying outstanding products Once again, this Lincoln based- fabricator has proven why they are the industry giants More...

By winactive On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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Building Brexit Britain

The Government has announced proposals to get UK housebuilders building. Ryan Johnson, Managing Director, Emplas reports on opportunities and challenges in the new build sector.   October was a momentous month More...

By winactive On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Energy efficiency in glazing – what’s changed in 10 years?

It’s been ten years since the first WER seminar was held. ‘Increase your profits: Energy Efficiency in Focus’ was sponsored by Edgetech and brought together 223 key decision makers from the industry. The seminar More...

By winactive On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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Dutemänn and Winkhaus working in partnership

Hardware expert Winkhaus and aluminium door specialist Dutemänn have developed a long-standing partnership, built on quality Joined by similar business objectives, and a passion for quality, hardware specialist More...

By winactive On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Alumina by Liniar marks another industry first

Known for being a brand that tends to break the rules when it comes to product development, Liniar astonished visitors to the 2016 FIT Show by revealing its latest innovation – a pure aluminium bi-folding door. ‘Alumina More...

By winactive On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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Sound advice for acoustic windows

Simon Beer of Calibso considers the benefits of acoustic windows and doors, sharing his experience of them being installed A typical urban housing estate will be subject to a wide variety of external sound sources, More...