View this email online
Tweet   Share
 
View Site- Advertise here
 
 
GLASS NEWS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 9th September 2020
 
FEATURED STORIES

FIT SHOW’S RECORD RUN CONTINUES

Hot on the heels of receiving record levels of support from the industry in June, FIT Show organisers have reported a record breaking Summer season with strong sales in July and August.

Read MoreRead More

GLAZERITE CHAIRMAN JOHN HEWITT RAISES NEARLY £80,000 FOR CHARITY

Glazerite UK Group’s Chairman, John Hewitt, has completed his epic 1,000-mile cycle ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End in memory of his late daughter Kelly,

Read MoreRead More

CONSERVATORY OUTLET EXPANDS SOLID CORE DOOR RANGE

Market-leading fabricator, Conservatory Outlet Ltd, has this week announced plans to further expand its already extensive Extreme Solid Core Door Collection.

Read MoreRead More

HOW VICTORIAN SLIDERS PUTS THE ‘ECO’ IN ECOSLIDE

Demand for green products is higher than ever – and in the years to come, that’s only going to increase.

Not that long ago, the environment was still

Read MoreRead More
 
PRODUCT NEWS

DISTINCTION INTRODUCES NEW GLASS OPTIONS

Distinction Doors is pleased to introduce three new decorative glass options for its 9D Quarter Glazed cassette – Kara Zinc, Edwardian and Mini Blind. The decorative glazing will be a popular choice for the

Read MoreRead More

MODPLAN ADDS LEKA SYSTEMS SKYLIGHT TO ITS PORTFOLIO

Trade fabricator Modplan has just added the Leka Systems Skylight to its portfolio. Heidi Sachs at Modplan, said: “The Leka Systems Skylight gives installers

Read MoreRead More
 
NEWS & PROJECTS

TELLING IT HOW IT IS – STERNFENSTER’S MIKE PARCZUK

Sternfenster’s Mike Parczuk has been quite vocal as the industry suffers from a rash of pre-packs. Can they ever be a good thing? Do they retain jobs or are they a ‘get out

Read MoreRead More

YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS A SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE!

Selecta Systems Marketing Manager, Mark Walker, talks about how on-line sales and social media engagement have soared in recent months and it’s become more apparent that having a marketing plan

Read MoreRead More

SETBACK FOR CONSTRUCTION RECOVERY CAN BE FIXED WITH SUCCESSFUL GREEN HOMES GRANTS SCHEME, SAYS FMB

Government must release the breaks on sluggish construction sector activity by stepping up its support for builders who want to get accredited for the Green Homes Grants scheme, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Read MoreRead More

WATCH CHRIS BEEDEL’S DEFENCE AGAINST CRITICISM OF FENSA AND HIS THOUGHTS ON THE GREEN HOMES GRANT AND THE ORGANISATION’S ROLE, GOING FORWARD.

FENSA has come in for some stick from some quarters. Has it taken a leading role in keeping their members well informed during

Read MoreRead More

SOFTWARE THAT CAN CHANGE THE WAY YOU SELL.  THAT’S FRAMEPOINT FROM TOMMY TRINDER

It is interesting how the Covid pandemic has changed so much in our lives and many of these changes may become permanent features. Certainly, the adoption of technology which was already well

Read MoreRead More

LETTER TO THE EDITOR, GIOVANNI LAPORTA, INVENTOR AND INNOVATOR OF SMART READY

It’s fantastic to see more and more fabricators and installers beginning to promote their Smart offering as they realise its potential as our industry’s next big opportunity. But in light of some recent t

Read MoreRead More

VICTORIAN SLIDERS STEPS UP A GEAR WITH £600,000 VEHICLE INVESTMENT

Specialist PVCu sash window manufacturer Victorian Sliders shows no sign of stopping despite the uncertainties of 2020, having just invested over half a million pounds in

Read MoreRead More

BDC ALUMINIUM ADDS STELLAR FROM EPWIN WINDOW SYSTEMS TO ITS ALUMINIUM OFFER

Experienced aluminium fabricator BDC Aluminium has recently added Stellar from Epwin Window Systems to its portfolio.

Read MoreRead More

SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS UK & IRELAND LAUNCHES NEXT GENERATION ONLINE TECH HUB

To deliver comprehensive support to all involved in the building glass supply chain

The commercial building sector is complex and involves many different stakeholders

Read MoreRead More

CLIMATE CHANGE, OUR HOMES, OUR INDUSTRY AND WHERE RETROFITWORKS CAN HELP

Meeting up with Russell Smith on a Zoom meeting has given Glass News’ Editor, Chris Champion, the opportunity to understand more about climate change issues.

Read MoreRead More

GGF ANNUAL REPORT REFLECTS ON TOUGH BUT STEADY YEAR

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) has released its Annual Report 2020 reporting on the activity and performance of the Federation for the year ending 31st

Read MoreRead More

A PERFECT MATCH WITH FORCE 8

Colour is now one of the largest selling points in the window and door market, and a great deal of this is focused on the door sector with an ever expanding range of styles and colours and matching frames.

Read MoreRead More

EXLABESA STORMS INTO FIT SHOW’S 2021 ALUMINIUM LINEUP

Exlabesa has stormed into the FIT Show 2021 lineup with a prominent stand reservation.

The UK-based extruder has cherry picked

Read MoreRead More

UK CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS CASH IN ON NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Costain Group took this month’s top spot in the contractor league tables after being appointed the contractor for two major road projects.

Read MoreRead More

GLASSTEC VIRTUAL – THE NEW ONLINE FORMAT CONNECTS THE SECTOR AND ENABLES VIRTUAL NETWORKING

The alternative dates for glasstec have already been established. From 15 to 18 June 2021 the global No. 1 trade fair will again become the innovation and information

Read MoreRead More

SONIA TRAVIS PROMOTED TO HEAD OF COMMERCIAL SALES AT EPWIN WINDOW SYSTEMS

Sonia Travis has been announced as the new Head of Commercial Sales at Epwin Window Systems. Commenting on her new appointment, she said: “I am delighted to be taking up the post of Head of Commercial

Read MoreRead More

BOHLE HAS THE MARKET ‘CORNERED’ WITH NEW MASTERTRACK ST SHOWER DOOR

Bohle has unveiled the new MasterTrack ST shower door system designed to offer simple and easy installation and effortless

Read MoreRead More

MACKENZIE RETAINS FULL SUPPLY CAPABILITY

Mackenzie Glass has said it continues to be able to offer a comprehensive product range and remains ‘well supported’ by its suppliers

The operational update comes as the glass

Read MoreRead More
 

Glass People Limited 19 Heather Close, Tickhill, Doncaster, Yorkshire DN11 9UU
To unsubscribe from Glass News please click unsubscribe
To view our privacy policy click here
Copyright © 2018 Glass News Terms


Production & Design by GRAFFIKA Media & Design