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FIT Show Reverts To Annual Event

This is a sponsored article by FIT Show FIT Show organisers have announced the decision to revert the show to an annual proposition for the sector, with the next event set to take place at the NEC on May 12th, 13th & 14th 2020. FIT Show 2020 will occupy halls 2 & 3 at [...]

By |2019-05-20T10:35:01+00:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry, FiT Show|

DGB Launches Live FIT Show 2019 Coverage

Well, its finally FIT Show week, and exhibitors will be making their final last minute preparations today as the industry prepares to embark for the NEC on Tuesday morning. I cannot imagine how stressed some of the exhibitors will be. It seems there is always one or two companies cutting it majorly fine to [...]

By |2019-05-19T23:23:34+00:00May 19th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry, FiT Show|

Four Seasons Home Improvements Of Exeter Goes Into Administration

It is being reported in the Devon Live website that Exeter-based Four Seasons Home Improvements has entered into administration. A statement on the Four Seasons Home Improvements website states: MOST RECOMMENDED LTD T/A FOUR SEASONS HOME IMPROVEMENTS ENTERED INTO LEGAL ADMINISTRATION ON 16/5/2019 ALL ENQUIRIES TO   CLIVE FORTIS AT ANTHONY BATTY & COMPANY LLP [...]

By |2019-05-19T22:08:20+00:00May 19th, 2019|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Has Quality And Service Been Sacrificed For Shorter Lead Times?

In the past couple of years our industry has been quite vocal about it's problems with product quality and customer service. I remember the problems being quite acute in 2017 and 2018. I have written in previous posts about the need for us to tackle these two major problems as soon as possible. We [...]

By |2019-05-16T22:38:27+00:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

Camden Are Proud Winners Of The Manufacturing And Innovation Award

This is a sponsored article by Camden Group Camden Windows and Doors has been crowned with the ‘Manufacturing and Innovation Award’, at the Made in Northern Ireland Awards 2019. They collected their trophy in front of business leaders during the ceremony at the Titanic Hotel, Belfast. The awards recognise and reward manufacturing companies based [...]

By |2019-05-15T23:19:22+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Camden Group|

Two Thirds Believe Its Not Too Late To Resolve The Skills Crisis

Well ain't that a positive headline for a change! There's plenty to be moody and frustrated about in our industry right now, but in my latest poll it does seem that there remains some pretty solid optimism about being able to turn around the skills gap. Here's the results of that week long poll, [...]

By |2019-05-15T23:11:18+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Aluminium Fabricator

Company: Fortress Aluminium Job Position: Aluminium Fabricator Job Description: We would like our applicant to have experience as an aluminium fabricator preferably in Smarts profile, this is not essential though as training can be given. The wage will depend on experience and expertise you can bring to the company to further its development. Applicants could [...]

By |2019-05-15T08:19:48+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Aluminium Order Processor

Company: Dekko Window Systems Ltd Job Position: Aluminium Order Processor Job Description: As a member of the Aluminium department you will support in the day to day running of production order processing, preparing estimates for high end aluminium window and door systems. The main duties of the role are to process quotes and orders, book [...]

By |2019-05-15T08:15:18+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

My Tips On How To Survive And Make The Most Of The FIT Show

This time next week the doors will open at the NEC in Birmingham for the 2019 FIT Show. It will be the single biggest gathering of companies and industry visitors in one room over the three days. There will be plenty to see in terms of products and people and will be your best [...]

By |2019-05-13T23:15:19+00:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry, FiT Show|

Freefoam’s Quality And Service Underpin 20-Year Relationship With Exmoor Fascias

This is a sponsored post by Freefoam Based in Devon, Michele Muir, Managing Director of Exmoor Fascias, celebrates 30 years of trading and growth in 2019. In an ever-evolving market, the company’s partnership with Freefoam has been a constant over the last 20 years. Michele explains: “We started installing roofline products at a time [...]

By |2019-05-13T22:01:06+00:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Freefoam|

We ALL Improve

This is a sponsored article by QANW With not long to go now until the FIT Show 2019, we are busy organising our stand and making sure we have the best possible offers for you to take advantage of. Our Director of Sales- Barrie Smith-Wright will be attending the event and is looking forward [...]

By |2019-05-13T13:27:57+00:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: QANW|

Brisant-Secure And Salto Collaborate To Create Ultion SMART

This is a sponsored article by Brisant-Secure Ultion SMART will change how people lock their doors. Ultion SMART combines the tried and tested Danalock technology by worldwide electronic access experts Salto, with Brisant’s 3 Star, Sold Secure Diamond lock, Ultion, the lock with a £1,000 homeowner guarantee. Brisant’s team integrated the pit-free edgeless design [...]

By |2019-05-13T12:57:54+00:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Brisant Secure|

DGB Jobs: Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Company: John Fredericks Plastics Lts Job Position: Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Job Description: Salary up to £30,000 per annum depending upon experience. Are you a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer looking for a new challenge? John Fredericks Plastics Ltd based at Ainley Top in Huddersfield was founded in 1970 and have become a market leader in the production [...]

By |2019-05-10T11:46:57+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Production Supervisor

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Production Supervisor Job Description: Are you looking to enhance your career and work for a highly reputable business within the glazing industry? If so our client is recruiting now for an experienced Production Team Leader/Supervisor based in Lancashire. Manufacturing high volume PVC-u windows, doors and sealed units the purpose [...]

By |2019-05-09T23:06:14+00:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: National Sales Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: National Sales Manager Job Description: A market-leading aluminium and PVC glazing manufacturer has a unique opportunity for a talented National Sales Manager looking for a new challenge to engage their technical, commercial and sales skills. Supported by a state-of-the art production facility and a dedicated head office team, your [...]

By |2019-05-09T23:03:52+00:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Estimator

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Estimator Job Description: Are you an experienced Estimator looking to join a highly reputable company within the glazing industry? Our client is one of the largest joinery businesses in the fenestration industry who offer a wide range of bespoke timber windows and doors. They are expanding their team and [...]

By |2019-05-09T22:59:21+00:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

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