Round table discussion focuses on the need to attract young workers into industry

The recruitment and retention of shop floor staff combined with a failure to attract younger workers into the industry, threaten the long-term sustainability of the glass and glazing sector, were the warnings made by participants at a round table forum discussion hosted by Bohle in Manchester at the end of April.  Attendees argued that while improving More...

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By winactive On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Window Ware leads the way with launch of cutting-edge Caldwell Sinidex window lock

Hardware supplier Window Ware has been announced as the exclusive launch partner for Caldwell’s innovative new Cotswold Sinidex window lock in England and Wales. The deal comes as the pinnacle of over ten years More...

By winactive On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Euroseal to take on additional 5,000 sq ft of space to meet demand

Specialist extruder, Euroseal has added an additional 5,000 sq ft of new warehousing and storage space to its Birmingham operation.  The investment comes as Euroseal builds additional capacity into its operation More...

By winactive On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Swisspacer expands distributor network with double-glazing parts supplier Delta

SWISSPACER has expanded its distribution network with Delta, a leading double-glazing parts supplier based in Romford. Serving sealed unit makers in the London and Essex area since 1995, Delta’s expert knowledge More...

By winactive On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Emplas announces acquisition of leading IGU business Padiham Glass

Emplas has acquired leading insulated glazed unit and glass processing business, Padiham Glass. Padiham Glass supplies an extensive range of glass and IGU’s from from its 45,000 ft2 Lancashire manufacturing facility. More...

By winactive On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Board additions at Rapierstar to assist strategic planning and development

Group MD and founder David Furness, his brother Mark Furness and Scott Rogers have been joined on the Rapierstar board by Andrew Carroll (Chartered Director and Fellow of the Institute of Directors) to assist with More...

By winactive On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Customade Group strides ahead and is on course to double its scale

Customade Group has rounded off a historic year since it merged with Polyframe and is on course to double its scale to become a £200 million business. Now comfortably the biggest fabricator in the UK with revenues More...

By winactive On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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Female hardware experts lead the way at this year’s Institute Awards

For the first time in the Institute of Architectural Ironmongers’ (IAI) history, all of the winners at the IAI Awards are female architectural ironmongers. The best industry professionals and most promising newcomers More...

By winactive On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Morley extends apprenticeship programme with North Lancs Training

Sealed unit and integral blinds manufacturer Morley Glass & Glazing has extended its apprenticeship programme with the help of North Lancs Training Group. The company’s first apprentice Kieran Buchan completed More...

By winactive On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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Along with a host of other technology giants, Yale is sponsoring Smart Home Week

Yale, along with a host of other technology giants, is sponsoring Smart Home Week 2018 – an initiative to showcase the very best in smart, connected and integrated home technology. Commencing on 21st May, Smart More...