Be Smart and Be Ready for Change

Companies need to be alert to change to survive, but recognising the need to adapt isn’t enough. Giovanni Laporta, head of the new Smart Ready concept talks to Windows Active about the importance of truly embracing innovation A growing bank of research from the neurosciences and cognitive sciences sectors, reveal that change really is difficult for More...

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By winactive On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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‘A boutique testing and certification service ’

The increasing demand on fabricators and systems companies to supply windows and doors that meet stringent standards is a common characteristic of the modern-day fenestration market. Installers are now following More...

By winactive On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Better software gives firms the edge

Greg Beachim of First Degree Systems discusses how companies can gain the competitive edge through better software For a long time software within the fenestration industry has been seen almost as a non-value product. More...

By winactive On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Weru UK Network seeks trade partners

Windows Active takes a closer look at how, after signing a large-scale licensing deal with Weru Group Germany, Weru UK is embarking on an expansion programme with the creation of the ‘Weru UK Network’ Weru More...

By winactive On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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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 More...

By winactive On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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‘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...