Jeld-Wen focuses on window retailers

Danny Hague and Norman Setra are leading Jeld-Wen’s drive to attract retail window companies to its Timber Windows Partnership Jeld-Wen is the UK’s and the world’s largest manufacturer of timber windows, doors and stairs. Here in the UK it has, for many years, traditionally supplied its products through builders’ merchants and direct More...

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By winactive On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Opening the right door

Installers and retailers up and down the country are finding it essential to offer aluminium windows and doors to their customers. Homeowners are really switching on to the benefits of aluminium as they reach aspirational More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

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 More...

By winactive On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

‘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

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

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

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

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...