Raising awareness of the role of fire doors is crucial says Shelforce’s Howard Trotter

Raising awareness of the critical role of fire doors and drawing attention issues such as poor installation and maintenance is vital. That’s the view of Howard Trotter, business manager of Birmingham-based window and door manufacturer Shelforce. With Fire Door Safety Week set to take place from September 21-27, Howard says more understanding More...

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By winactive On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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Eurocell opens its latest PVC-U building products branch in Cheltenham

Eurocell plc, the provider of high quality, reliable and value-for-money PVC-U building products, has opened its latest branch in Cheltenham. The branch, which is situated at the Kingsditch Trade Park, Cheltenham More...

By winactive On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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Business review by Veka plc results in 25 redundancies

Following the announcement that Burnley based uPVC window system company VEKA plc planned to launch a consultation process, the business has now concluded this process and can confirm that 25 jobs have been More...

By winactive On Monday, August 24th, 2020
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Avantek Machinery is now an official Graf Synergy distributor for the UK

Dedicated machinery provider to the fenestration industry, Avantek Machinery has announced it is now an official Graf Synergy distributor for the UK. This commercial partnership will lead the Italian company More...

By winactive On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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Green Homes Grant still provides opportunity for savvy installers says Roseview

Recent clarification on the Green Homes Grant, including news that it can only be used to replace single glazing (and even then only as a secondary measure), has been met with both joy and disappointment. Joy More...

By winactive On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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Veka Recycling fleet in full flow as window industry gets back to work

Veka Recycling, the Wellingborough-based specialist recycler of PVC-U window, has reported that its fleet of collection vehicles is once again travelling the highways of England, Wales and more recently Scotland More...

By winactive On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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Deceuninck’s July sales reach another record high

Deceuninck sales have continued to rise this summer. Following strong growth before the lockdown, and a ‘spectacular’ recovery in June, sales in July were up a record-breaking 31.9% year-on-year, 20.9% More...

By winactive On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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Garnalex continues to invest and expand amidst Covid-19 crisis

Despite lockdown and economic uncertainty, Garnalex has continued to invest in its innovative new aluminium window and door systems. The company is on track and launching Sheerline Classic, its revolutionary More...

By winactive On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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Next tranches of green grant money will be more favourable to the glazing sector, says Certass

Jon Vanstone, Chairman of Certass Trade Association believes ‘there is still an opportunity with energy efficient entrance doors’ within the Green Homes Grant and there is ‘is no reason to be negative’….. More...

By winactive On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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Green Homes Deal offers little for window installers, says FENSA

As the Government releases further information regarding the Green Homes Grant initiative a month after the headline announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, installers who experienced hundreds More...