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GLASS NEWS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 14th May 2021
 
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BUSINESSES URGED TO BUILD AS RESTRICTIONS LIFT

With the UK moving towards economic recovery, and households estimated to be sitting on £150 billion of savings and ready to spend, there has never been a better time for businesses in the industry to build.

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SENIOR BRINGS ITS ALUMINIUM SOLUTIONS TO THE ‘STEEL CITY’

Leading manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems has successfully delivered the full aluminium fenestration packages to two new contracts in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

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QUICKSLIDE COLLABORATES WITH BOS FOR ITS APPRENTICE PROJECT

When Brighouse window and door fabricator Quickslide decided to create an apprentice scheme as a further means of encouraging young people to join the

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SCHÜCO INNOVATION NOW SMART: INTELLIGENT BUILDING

One year. Three topics. Countless innovations. Schüco UK is set to broadcast its second Innovation Now (i.NOW) virtual event on 27th May, following the success of

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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

HARVEY'S GO FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH WITH FRAMEPOINT®

Based in Leicester, Harvey’s Conservatories and Windows are busier than ever and quoting software Framepoint® from Tommy Trinder has enabled them to keep selling

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OPEN LETTER: SUPPLY CHAINS AND PRICE INCREASES

Mike Parczuk, Managing Director, Sternfenster, discusses. I speak to our installers every day. ‘Exhausted’, ‘stretched’, ‘frazzled’, probably describe how they feel best.

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FENSA APPROVED INSTALLERS CAN NOW ‘BEE PAID’ INSTANTLY THANKS TO NEW MOBILE APP

FENSA is proud to introduce beepaidGo, a new app that allows FENSA Approved Installers to take payments for work via their mobile phone or tablet, helping them to

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WINDOW WARE-RAPIERSTAR PARTNERSHIP CONTINUES TO GIVE CUSTOMERS THE EDGE

Rapierstar’s 20-year partnership with leading distributor Window Ware has proved invaluable in ensuring fastener supplies to its fabricator customers have continued

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A RETURN TO SOMETHING NEAR NORMALITY, BUT WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED? GLASS NEWS EDITOR, CHRIS CHAMPION, MAY COMMENTS

It is almost as if we have been living in a grim film over the past year: one of those films where everyone is trying to exist after

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A BUMPER MONTH FOR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARDS AS THE TOTAL VALUE REACHES £9.1 BILLION

In April 2021, contract awards increased by 58% compared to March to £9.1 billion. This level of activity was last seen in January 2020.

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DANNY WILLIAMS ‘COLD CALLING’ - GLASS NEWS MAY 2021

“We are a busy installer of windows and doors and a bit of roofline, near Southampton. We applied for work under the Green Homes Grant scheme but heard

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CHANGES TO GGF GROUP MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) Group is pleased to announce strategic changes to its management structure, to focus on improving services and further development of the GGF and its subsidiary

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ANYTIME, ANYPLACE, ANYWHERE

Restrictions on travel and seeing people indoors are finally easing. But many installers who made the move to selling remotely over the last year, aren’t about to get back in the car anytime soon…

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CERTASS GETS THE THUMBS-UP FROM DAYLIGHT INSTALLATIONS

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been more important than ever for installers to have a certification body they can rely on for fast, accurate information and support.

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WIDGETS TO CELEBRATE 21 YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH TYPICAL PINK PANACHE

Window Widgets is celebrating its 21-year business anniversary and the company promises to celebrate it in style over the

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SAFE, STYLISH SOLUTIONS WITH TUFFX

When a customer in Leeds required an unobtrusive, safe solution for their client’s large split-level terrace, the answer lay with glass from TuffX.

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£250,000 INVESTMENT SEES VICTORIAN SLIDERS EXPAND FOILING CAPACITY

Fast-growing sash window experts Victorian Sliders have invested a further £250,000 in expanding their foiling operation.

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

Devon and Cornwall Windows have recently begun manufacturing Stellar,

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HAFFNER MURAT ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH GRAF SYNERGY

Leading machinery experts Haffner 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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