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GLASS NEWS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 7th May 2021
 
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ORDER BOOKS FULL AND ALL BODING WELL FOR THE FUTURE. BUT WHAT ABOUT SUPPLY AND PRICE ISSUES?

Comment from Chris Champion, Editor of Glass News:

We are all well aware of the boom in the demand for fenestration products and it

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CONSTRUCTION CENSUS PROVIDES CHANCE TO SHAPE THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Considering the challenges of the past year in both the construction and fenestration market, a 2021 Construction Census has been released today to provide much-needed analysis and to gauge how the

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BUILDING OUR SKILLS SIGNS PARTNERSHIP WITH MILITARY TRANSITION SUPPORT AGENCY

Building Our Skills – Making Fenestration a Career of Choice is delighted to announce it has signed a partnership with FrontFoot, specialists in re-introducing service

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NEW STS202 TEST STANDARD FOR TD68

The TD68 thermal commercial door from Jack Aluminium has passed STS202 – BR2 testing with flying colours, with a new hardware offering on a 2.5m high double doorset. It gives fabricators and installers

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PRODUCT NEWS

HIGH PRAISE FOR SWISSPACER’S INNOVATIVE CANOPY SYSTEM

SWISSPACER’s La Pensilina glass canopy system has received a stamp of approval from Staffordshire-based customer,

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‘ULTIMATE IN DOOR GLAZING’.

Glass News talks to DOORCO MD, Dan Sullivan, about FLiP – DOORCO’s own revolutionary cassette system and the latest innovation for the market from the leading

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NEWS & PROJECTS

VBH RECEIVE KITEMARK RECOGNITION

Hardware specialist VBH has been awarded the new BSI Kitemark in respect of Building Hardware used in Windows and Doorsets. VBH is among the very first companies to have achieved this certification.

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SHIPPING CRISIS – LETTER TO THE EDITOR, RICHARD GYDE, MILA

Dear Chris

It was six months ago that I first wrote to the press to sound an early warning about the

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THE CONSULTANCY SHOWS ITS STRENGTH WITH CONNECT PROJECT FOR EPWIN

The Consultancy has strengthened its claim to be the industry’s number one online specialist by delivering the mammoth Connect integrated digital resource centre

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GEOCEL TEAMS UP WITH BRITAIN’S FAVOURITE BUILDER TO SET THE STANDARD ON SEALANTS

One of the UK and Ireland’s leading sealant and adhesive suppliers, Geocel has announced a partnership with popular

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW: EMPLAS - MAKING THE TRADE SUPPLY OF ALUMINIUM THE SAME AS BUYING PVCU PRODUCTS

Does it come as a surprise that one of the UK’s largest PVCu fabricators is now offering aluminium products? Emplas’ Ryan

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FREEFOAM’S EXTENSIVE AND INNOVATIVE CLADDING RANGE HITS THE MARK WITH EDGE BUILDING PRODUCTS

Freefoam’s diverse cladding range is a popular choice for long-term stockist Edge Building Products and its customers. The company has seen a robust increase in

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300 OPTIMA CASEMENT WINDOWS USED IN REFURBISHMENT HOUSING PROJECT

Profile 22’s Optima Fully Sculptured windows were chosen for the refurbishment of 38 properties,

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FRAMING THE FUTURE

Attending a webinar organised by REHAU, Glass News’ Editor, Chris Champion, learned how REHAU is whole-heartedly committed to the circular economy and a ‘planet before profit’ mantra.

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GARNALEX STRENGTHENS TECHNICAL SUPPORT WITH NEW APPOINTMENT

Garnalex continues to offer unrivalled support to its Sheerline customers through the appointment of a Technical Services and Support Director.

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DEMAND FOR COLOUR FUELS 40% GROWTH FOR DECEUNINCK IN Q1 2021

Deceuninck has reported growth of 40%, year-on-year, for the first quarter of 2021, following high levels of activity in the retail sector and strong demand for premium

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FREEFOAM BUILDING PRODUCTS LAUNCH NEW VIDEO TO SHOWCASE PILKINGTON PLASTICS

Based in Horsham, West Sussex, Pilkington Plastics specialise in the supply and fitting of fascia, soffit, cladding, windows and doors. Installation is a busy and growing

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DEKKO MAINTAINS FOUR-WEEK LEAD TIME ON RESIDENCE COLLECTION DESPITE SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTION

Despite the ongoing challenges facing the window industry supply chain, leading trade fabricator Dekko Windows have maintained

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THE F82 BI-FOLD – STILL SETTING THE BENCHMARK

AluK’s Luminia F82 bi-fold took the market by storm when it was launched at the FIT Show in 2017. From the company which created the iconic BSF70 more than a decade earlier, it set a new benchmark

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DEVON AND CORNWALL WINDOWS BRING FAST-FITTING STELLAR TO ITS PORTFOLIO

Devon and Cornwall Windows have recently begun manufacturing Stellar, the triple award-winning aluminium window and

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HAFFNER MURAT ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH GRAF SYNERGY

Leading machinery experts Haffner Murat has announced an exclusive supply partnership with Italian-machine innovators, Graf Synergy. 

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MUCH MORE THAN A MARKETING PLATFORM

Connect, the fully integrated digital resource centre from Epwin Window Systems, gives fabricators and installers what is believed to be the industry’s largest and most valuable

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INSIGHT DATA EXPANDS TEAM WITH ‘FANTASTIC FOUR’

Specialist data supplier Insight Data has continued its rapid expansion with the appointment of four new members to its award-winning team.

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GM FUNDRAISING LAUNCHES THE ‘GMF 100’ CYCLING CHALLENGE

Industry charity fundraiser GM Fundraising has just launched a new team cycling challenge, which will be held on Sunday 8th

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