UL and Wintech combine to provide best in class testing and certification

UL, a global safety science leader, has announced the acquisition of Telford-based Wintech Testing and Certification, a firm that provides testing and certification services to architects, building owners, manufacturers and others across the built environment community. The acquisition strengthens UL’s expertise in the field of building envelope More...

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By winactive On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Ecoplas joins the Eurocell Recycle family in latest business rebrand

Eurocell is rebranding its Ecoplas recycling business to bring it into the Eurocell Recycle stable. Ecoplas, formerly the largest independent PVC-U recycler in the country, was acquired by Eurocell in August More...

By winactive On Monday, August 12th, 2019
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Dormakaba UK acquires Chartwell Doors and Security Solutions

Dormakaba UK acquired Chartwell Doors and Security Solutions on 1st August 2018 and has since been working to integrate the business through an important transition phase. The full merger – which was completed More...

By winactive On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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Brexit, Grenfell and tackling rogue traders all on Glazing Summit agenda

The Glazing Summit has stepped up a gear this week with the announcement of this year’s agenda. Taking place on Thursday, September 12 at Edgbaston Stadium and Conference Centre, Birmingham, more than 400 More...

By winactive On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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Customade Group invests in door growth with purchase of GBW Panels

Customade Group Trading (Customade) has acquired the manufacturing assets of Worcester-based GBW Panels from administrators Leonard Curtis. The manufacture of GBW panels will be moved to Customade’s Virtuoso More...

By winactive On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Aluplast doubles UK stockholding to safeguard against hard Brexit

Aluplast has said it has increased its stockholding in the UK to insulate its customers from potential short-term delays in the event of a hard Brexit. According to the IHS Markit/CIPS UK manufacturing purchasing More...

By winactive On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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BSI launches installer verification scheme for Approved Document Q

BSI, the business improvement company has launched a new verification scheme to help non-manufacturer installers of windows and doors demonstrate compliance with Approved Document Q. This new scheme provides More...

By winactive On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Acoustic glazing experts Newview seals Heathrow deal as Runway Three takes off

It’s Britain’s biggest infrastructure project, with the potential to transform the area’s economic prospects. Heathrow’s Runway Three will cost £14bn over almost a decade, creating an estimated More...

By winactive On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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FIT Show reverts to annual event with dates announced for 2020 show

FIT Show organisers have announced the decision to revert the show to an annual proposition for the sector, with the next event set to take place at the NEC on May 12th, 13th & 14th 2020. FIT Show 2020 More...

By winactive On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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Epwin launches Stellar, its game-changing aluminium system

Epwin Window Systems unveiled its first aluminium system at the 2019 FIT Show. Mark Austin, Sales Director (Aluminium) at Epwin Window Systems, said: “Anticipation has been building for months and we are More...