Navigating trademark confusion – Giovanni Laporta, inventor and innovator of Smart Ready®

It’s fantastic to see more and more fabricators and installers beginning to promote their Smart offering as they realise its potential as our industry’s next big opportunity. But in light of some recent trademark confusion, which I am not going to go into, I’m writing with a word of warning, but more importantly, with some advice. Just because More...

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By winactive On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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It’s all about the OTIF

Why suppliers need to do more to help customers cope with demand by Richard Gyde, Managing Director, Mila I write a regular blog on the Mila website at https://www.mila.co.uk/blog/. Over the years, it’s More...

By winactive On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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The Green Homes Grant was a disappointment – but at least we’ve finally got some clarity

Andy Jones, Group Managing Director of Victorian Sliders, comments on the latest details about the government’s Green Homes Grant. After a frustrating few weeks, the government has finally confirmed the More...

By winactive On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Sunak’s Summer Statement could be a gamechanger for glass and glazing

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled measures intended to boost Britain’s COVID-hit economy. Dekko Sales Director Kurt Greatrex gives his take. Given the scale of the coronavirus crisis, and the sheer size More...

By winactive On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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‘We should all learn from Aperture demise’, says Barraclough

Following the announcement of the failure of systems manufacturer Aperture Trading Ltd, Quickslide chairman Adrian Barraclough says we can learn much for the current times from the demise of the company.  “Quickslide More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
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The lockdown is tough – but here’s how installers could come out of it stronger

Who saw this coming? We all knew coronavirus was a serious issue, and heading our way – but I don’t think any of us realised how quickly and radically it’d change the way we live and work, writes Kurt More...

By winactive On Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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FIT Show event director, Nickie West responds to Fensterbau 2022 Announcement

“FIT Show once again supports the Fensterbau organisers’ recently announced decision to cancel the 2020 edition of the show, returning in 2022. At the time of pushing the event back to June 2020, no More...

By winactive On Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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Nigel Headford reflects on the impact COVID-19 on the industry

Nigel Headford, Business Development Director, Deceuninck Aluminium, reflects on the impact COVID-19 has had on the industry. At face value, this appears to make the timing of Deceuninck’s launch of More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
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Should UK construction be returning to work?

By Ryan Johnson, Managing Director, Emplas Confused about whether you should or could return to work?  We’re now in the third week of shutdown. It’s been a difficult time for us, our customers More...

By winactive On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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What does COVID-19 mean for UK industry?

With the Coronavirus pandemic escalating day by day and businesses being forced to suspend operations a new industrial revolution may be upon us. David Leng, group chief executive at Customade Group, gives More...