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GLASS NEWS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 19th November 2021
 
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BUILDING OUR SKILLS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH PRO-FITTER

Building Our Skills – Making Fenestration a Career of Choice is significantly increasing the range of practical training courses it offers

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HIGH FIVE FOR NFA AWARD WINNING MORLEY GLASS

Uni-Blinds® integral blind manufacturer Morley Glass has triumphed at the 2021 National Fenestration Awards (NFAs) by picking up awards in five categories.

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INSTALLER SURVEY REVEALS TEMPERATURE OF THE INDUSTRY

Insight Data, the glazing industry research and data company, recently carried out an industry survey, telephoning 2,500 installers to gauge the ‘temperature’ of the industry.

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KÖMMERLING DOUBLES UP FOR FIT

KÖMMERLING have doubled their floor space for next year’s FIT Show as a major statement of intent of their ambitions as a global brand in the UK, with the promise of new products,

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PRODUCT NEWS

‘NEED FOR SPEED’ DRIVES GROWTH FOR TOMMY TRINDER…

Use of The Framepoint® app from Tommy Trinder continues to grow; the firm reports passing the threshold of 1000 active

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MODPLAN REPORTS SIGNIFICANT GROWTH IN PATIO DOOR SALES

Trade fabricator Modplan has reported considerable growth in its patio door sales.

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NEWS & PROJECTS

GQA HELPS SCHÜCO DEVELOP BESPOKE QUALIFICATION SOLUTION

Demonstrating perfectly the way that GQA’s ‘Bespoke Qualification’ service operates is work done recently with Schüco UK Ltd,

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PUT YOUR BUSINESS IN CONTROL WITH ONSITE 7 JOB MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

As the industry boom continues, it’s never been more important for installers to operate as efficiently as possible. Rhys Hoddinott,

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’THE MARKET OUTLOOK FOR ALUMINIUM’

By Phil Slinger – CAB Chief Executive
Prices for aluminium have risen unabated during the pandemic causing price rises through the supply chain,

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VICTORIAN SLIDERS CELEBRATES THIRD NFA WIN

Sash window specialists Victorian Sliders are celebrating after winning a much sought-after National Fenestration Award for the third year running.

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CASHFLOW PRESSURE: A CHALLENGING WINTER AHEAD

Like many areas of the economy, the glass and glazing sector faces both a challenging and frustrating winter ahead. Challenging in that there are a number of COVID-related

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ASWS SHINES IN SPECIALIST GLAZING

Associated Steel Window Services
(
www.asws.co.uk) has a 60-year heritage in steel window refurbishment and replacement and is now a leading figure in the steel

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SENATOR WINDOWS CHOOSES LATEST EMMEGI COMET CNC

Emmegi (UK) continues to set the pace in the Irish aluminium fabrication market with the supply of a new Comet X6HP CNC machine to Senator Windows. Senator Windows,

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A REVOLUTION IN CUSTOMER CARE FROM ENDURANCE

The quest for an ever-better customer experience continues at Endurance Doors with the introduction of Amicus, a new automated ticketing system which improves

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BUILDING OUR SKILLS' PRACTICAL TRAINING GETS THE THUMBS UP FROM NYG

Building Our Skills has completed its commitment to train sixty new-to-the-fenestration-industry installers using funding

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KEVIN’S BACK TO KÖMMERLING

After a 2-year absence working in the aluminium systems sector, Kevin Warner has come back to profine UK and the KOMMERLING brand as sales and

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MODPLAN WINS CONSERVATORY ROOF FABRICATOR AT NFA AWARDS 2021

Leading trade fabricator Modplan has been announced as the joint winner of the Conservatory Roof Fabricator category at the National Fenestration Awards 2021.

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TUFFX CONTINUES LONG-TERM INVESTMENT WITH 30,000FT2 EXPANSION PLAN AND NEW MACHINERY

Glass manufacturer, TuffX, has applied for planning permission to increase its Knowsley premises by a further 30,000ft2 in the latest

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NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR OF SOLAR GROUP’S HUTHWAITE OPERATION, GARETH JONES, TALKS TO GLASS NEWS

Glass News’ Editor, Chris Champion, talks with Gareth Jones who recently took up his appointment as Managing Director of the

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MPS CALL TO OUTLAW COWBOY BUILDERS, BACKED BY THE FEDERATION OF MASTER BUILDERS

Private Member’s Bill calling for the mandatory licensing of construction companies will help protect consumers

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ICOTHERM DEVELOPMENTS

In a turn of events that was no more predictable than the last 18 months’ events, and as announced last month, Icotherm has once more increased its manufacturing

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NFA SUCCESS FOR VBH

Hardware specialist VBH has been successful in 2 categories and finished as runner up in 3 more at the prestigious National Fenestration Awards.

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ALUK JOINS THE G-21 SPONSORS LINE-UP

AluK has become the latest big industry name to give its backing to this year’s G-Awards, joining the list of main event sponsors ahead of the big night on 26 November.

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HAFFNER WINS MACHINERY COMPANY AT THE NFA AWARDS 2021

Leading machinery experts Haffner are celebrating a back-to-back win at the NFA Awards 2021. The company, which took the title in the Machinery Company category

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DANCE & SNOUT – NEW BIRMINGHAM VENUE HOSTS PIGS PARTY

‘I Got You Babe’, ‘Pork This Way’ and ‘Sweet Carol-swine’ – just three of the classic songs with which the BirmingHAM PiGs band enticed people to trot up and

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KOLORSEAL GAINS NFA NOMINATION FOR COLOUR SPECIALIST 2021

Kolorseal has once again been nominated for Colour Specialist in the National Fenestration Awards (NFAs).  Kolorseal can proudly boast about the recognition  

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