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Creator of Double Glazing Blogger and co-founder of the National Fenestration Awards. Works for a family owned and run windows, doors, glazed extensions installation company. Fan of most sports, metal music and a good night out.

DGB Jobs: Aluminium Order Processor / Administrator

Company: Majestic Window Designs Ltd, Cheddar, Somerset Job Position: Aluminium Order Processor/Administrator Job Description: As a member of the Majestic Window Designs Ltd team you will support the day to day running of our Aluminium production order processing, by preparing estimates for high end aluminium window and door systems Your duties will include • [...]

By |2019-08-16T11:10:08+00:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Should The Fenestration Industry Avoid Companies Who Phoenix?

When a company goes under, its always a messy affair. Jobs are lost, as is history and legacy. It truly is a sad time for everyone involved and connected to the business. Sometimes however, the company can be saved. Either through closing down and starting again, otherwise known as "phoenixing", or through other means, [...]

By |2019-08-15T22:49:43+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

PiGs Set To Hog The Limelight In Atlanta

This is a sponsored article by PiGS In September 2013, a group of wild hogs hit the headlines when they terrorised an Atlanta suburb, leaving many residents afraid to leave their homes. Six years later, a bunch of not quite so feral PiGs will be descending on the American city, although this time the [...]

By |2019-08-15T14:44:49+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: PIGS|

DGB Jobs: Sales Administrator

Company: Camel Glass Job Position: Sales Administrator Job Description: Camel Group are looking for a competent efficient organised person to work as an administrator Job Description Working closely with our estimating and sales departments, the right candidate will assist in following up by telephone on all client price proposals that have been issued by the [...]

By |2019-08-15T12:05:30+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

CAD Technician Aluminium (Windows & Doors)

Company: Camel Glass Job Position: CAD Technician Aluminium (Windows & Doors) Job Description: A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a CAD Technician/ Surveyor to join our busy team at Camel Group. The right candidate would be required to create CAD drawings for clients and surveyors for our Schuco Aluminium Windows fabrication department at Holsworthy The [...]

By |2019-08-15T12:03:24+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Certass TA Launches New ‘Business Essentials’ Benefits

This is a sponsored article by Certass The glazing industry’s largest trade body, Certass Trade Association (TA) has launched Certass TA Business Essentials – a fantastic new benefit for members. The business support package includes valuable information, resources and free helplines on HR, health & safety, debt recovery, tax and legal issues to help [...]

By |2019-08-14T19:56:45+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Certass|

Introducing Fenestration Live

Ever seen the live page features on news sites when something big kicks off? The BBC has a live page feature for many sub-sections of it's website, including it's business pages and local/regional pages. Given how active our industry is online, especially on social media, I thought it might be a good idea to [...]

By |2019-08-14T15:42:35+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

New Ultion WXM Performs 5x Normal 3 Star Test Standard

This is a sponsored article by Brisant Secure Ultion WXM has extra molybdenum, the metal that is 25% denser than iron, integrated within its design. Brisant-Secure redesigned and improved the materials used to increase the strength and durability that Ultion brings. The BS EN1303 test requires standard 3 Star locks to achieve 100,000 cycles. [...]

By |2019-08-14T09:52:54+00:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Brisant Secure|

DGB Jobs: Specification Sales Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Specification Sales Manager Job Description: We have an exciting opportunity to join a European Market leader of architectural aluminium products for the fenestration industry. Our client is looking for an experienced and successful Specification Sales Manager to promote the companies range of aluminium profiles and unique designs into Central [...]

By |2019-08-12T22:19:29+00:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Production Team Leader

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Production Team Leader Job Description: We are working with a progressive Aluminium Fabricator that are growing from strength to strength, who are looking for an experienced Production Team Leader, to join their management team in West Yorkshire. They are looking for a Production Team Leader who is willing to [...]

By |2019-08-12T22:17:15+00:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Window And Installer

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Window And Door Installer Job Description: We are recruiting for an experienced Window & Door Fitter who is driven by quality rather than quantity, who has an eye for detail and excellent customer care skills. If you are part of a team then even better and a separate salary [...]

By |2019-08-12T22:14:46+00:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Estimator

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Estimator Job Description: Chase Taylor are working with a bespoke fabricator of commercial aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling who are recruiting for an experienced Estimator to join their busy office in Luton. Typical duties will be providing quotes to their various clients based from technical / architectural drawings. [...]

By |2019-08-12T22:11:35+00:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

45% Say The First Half Of 2019 Was Better Than Expected For Fenestration Industry

I started the week on what some will see as a bit of a negative tone. You can catch my post asking the question as to what is the biggest problem for the fenestration industry right now by clicking here. The last poll I ran on DGB however asked how the first half of [...]

By |2019-08-12T22:07:34+00:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

Deceuninck Sales Power Near-30% Ahead Of A Declining Market

This is a sponsored article by Deceuninck Deceuninck has announced year-on-year sales up 18% to the end of July, in stark contrast with the market. According to installation statistics from FENSA, volume in H1 2019 was down 8.2% compared to the same period in 2018. “We’re nearly 30% up on the market,” says Deceuninck [...]

By |2019-08-12T20:31:38+00:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: Deceuninck|

Introducing Kinnell Corporate…

This is a sponsored article by Kinnell Corporate Kinnell Corporate is delighted to be presenting some insurance opportunities to the Double Glazing Blogger audience. Kinnell Corporate is a leading commercial insurance broker, we have established long standing relationships with leading UK insurers offering a wide range of insurance services. We offer solutions specifically designed [...]

By |2019-08-12T14:27:21+00:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: Kinnell Corporate|

What Is The Fenestration Industry’s Biggest Problem Right Now?

Our industry faces a number of challenges and problems right now. We're still in the middle of a huge skills crisis. Brexit is on the horizon in the form of no-deal as it stands right now. The sustainability scrutiny is on its way and our industry is still complaining about poor product quality and [...]

By |2019-08-11T23:11:37+00:00August 11th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|