Training the next generation for Nordic Installations Ltd

I have recently placed all of our current staff on apprenticeships so that they can gain the correct industry recognised qualifications. During this process I have contacted local colleges so that we might speak with their students to highlight the possibility of joining our workforce. I was surprised to discover that there is no specific trade qualification More...

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By winactive On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Time to get on board with aluminium

Gareth Thomas, Sales and Marketing Director at Customade Group, doesn’t think aluminium has to be complicated It’s encouraging that our recent political and economic upheaval doesn’t appear to have deterred More...

By winactive On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Market confidence despite Brexit ‘fears’

Returning from a successful Glasstec, Joe Hague, MD of the Promac Group, reports significant market confidence despite Brexit ‘fears’ Promac Group has said UK glass processors are confident about the future, More...

By winactive On Friday, July 15th, 2016

Completing the coloured look

Swisspacer’s John Cooper says coloured windows are gaining market share. And coloured warm edge spacer bars complete the look The FIT Show was a showcase for the industry’s latest product innovations. Bi-fold More...

By winactive On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

It’s the year of beautiful windows

We lust with our eyes and buy with our heart, says Deceuninck MD Roy Frost. Looks matter when buying windows and doors! What’s the most important: energy, weather performance, security, long life, appearance? More...

By winactive On Monday, September 14th, 2015

Ignore local builders at your peril says Insight Data

Suppliers in the glass and glazing industry are missing a trick by ignoring a huge market of potential customers warns Insight Data – the leading data supplier in the industry. Local builders now account for More...

By winactive On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Solid roof market is growing up fast

Steve Hacking, Operations Director for Supalite tells us about the prospects for the solid tile roof sector which is still in its infancy but growing up fast There is little doubt that the market for solid tile More...

By winactive On Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Recruitment is the key to construction ‘time bomb’

At the end of 2014, the construction industry output had grown 7.4% on last year, worth around £121.3 billion in the UK1 – so how can the construction industry possibly keep up with growing demand in 2015? Put More...

By winactive On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

What’s occurring?

Chris Ball of MBA Associates gives readers a revealing insight into the state of play of the window industry and offers some invaluable advice Nessa’s greeting from that well known TV show is in fact a question More...

By winactive On Friday, February 13th, 2015

The Apprentice

Neil Robinson looks at the changing landscape for apprenticeships, the traditional entry point for new recruits into the sector How would you define an Apprenticeship? The word itself is very old, dating back to More...