A home for unwanted doors and windows

The founder of upcycling company Green Doors describes how his business is battling a wasteful industry and how dyslexia and ADHD have proven to be superpowers We walk past skips every day. Debris from home renovations, office refurbishments and building sites fills up these big bins and most of it goes straight to landfill. For Joseph Holman, founder More...

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By winactive On Thursday, June 6th, 2024
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Sustainability and the wider environment

Robert Thiroff, MD of Profine UK and Kömmerling, explores material management and corporate responsibility beyond recycling Sustainability is high on the agenda for all manufacturing businesses, particularly recycling, More...

By winactive On Monday, May 20th, 2024
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The black beauty of smart locking

Marc Sneath, Brand Manager at Black, introduces to readers the new name in smart locking – the Black X Smart Lock Locking technology and innovation were in abundance at the recent Fensterbau exhibition in More...

By winactive On Monday, April 22nd, 2024
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When homeowners are most likely to install new windows and doors

The Residence Collection shares expertise on when homeowners are most likely to install new windows and doors…. With an increase of 170% in searches for ‘house renovations’ in the last quarter1, there More...

By winactive On Friday, March 22nd, 2024
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Fenestration considerations for healthcare

The key consideration for any hospital or healthcare facility is the well-being of patients, this can be evaluated as offering patient safety and providing a healthy environment to aid recovery. Whilst building More...

By winactive On Wednesday, March 6th, 2024
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New kid on the block

While new to the glass industry, owner of Thermoseal Group customer Glass Express Midlands, Arun Photay, is focused on driving up quality – rubbing shoulders with ministers in the process. We talk to him to find More...

By winactive On Tuesday, March 5th, 2024
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Carl F Goupco leads the way in supporting customers throughout testing

As the industry transitions to the newly introduced PAS 24:2022 standard, independent hardware distributor Carl F Groupco has reported an upturn in demand for its product testing support. This detailed testing customer More...

By winactive On Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
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Liniar creates a people-first culture

Liniar’s HR Director, Mary Fishwick, shares insights into the company’s approach to nurturing its greatest resource – its people As Liniar breaks ground realising ambitious expansion plans, its Human More...

By winactive On Friday, January 12th, 2024
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Two years on with Force 8 employee-owned trust

It has now been two years since Force 8 pioneered the Employee-Owned Trust (EOT), and now they can reflect on the strategic decision, which has proven to be an outstanding success. In an industry where staff More...

By winactive On Monday, January 8th, 2024
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AI won’t replace people, but people who use AI will replace people who don’t

Artificial Intelligence: “AI won’t replace people, but people who use AI will replace people who don’t.” Is it relevant to the glazing sector? asks editor John Cowie Like it or not, Artificial Intelligence More...