Is foil base surface stability a ticking time bomb?

According to Palmer foils have seen growth of 45% in volume since 2013. They’re a key driver of higher margin sales in PVC-U.  So all good then? Well for the most part ‘yes’ but there have been a number of reports flagging base surface stability as an issue, with potentially significant liabilities for fabricators. Foils are invariably sold with More...

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By winactive On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Looking after customers’ core needs

David Leng recently took over the mantle as group chief executive at Customade Group and is spearheading the next era of growth for the £100 million manufacturing business. He speaks to Windows Active about his More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Looking after customers’ core PVC-U needs

Windows Active talks to Synseal Group’s Andy Jones about how they continue to meet customer needs for PVC-U products With the rise of aluminium products and a shift in advertising focus to value-added products More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Re-Invest to progress

You know when Gary Morton CEO of Boing Boing Group and GM Fundraising Chairman, gets involved with something, there’s going to be action, so Windows Active spoke to him about his team’s ambitious growth strategy More...

By winactive On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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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 More...

By winactive On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...