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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.

Female Employment In UK Construction Is Going Nowhere

Do any of you follow @NobleFrancis on Twitter? If not, you should. He's a fountain of knowledge and stats when it comes to UK construction. Go give him a follow if you're not. It's worth it. At the start of the week he tweeted some stats which caught my eye. Not in a good [...]

By |2019-03-21T23:31:57+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Project Manager / Operations Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Project Manager / Operations Manager Job Description: Fantastic career opportunity for an experienced Project / Operations Manager based in South Hertfordshire! Working for a company who manufacture high end, bespoke aluminium, window and door products. Applicants will be overseeing a small team whilst also managing your own projects. [...]

By |2019-03-21T20:13:01+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Technical Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Technical Manager Job Description: A specialist large-scale fabricator of a wide range of aluminium and uPVC products are actively recruiting for a Technical Manager, to be based out of their office in South Hertfordshire. As Technical Manager you will be managing a team of Estimators and Order Processors and [...]

By |2019-03-21T20:09:13+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Commercial Estimator

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Commercial Estimator Job Description: A specialist commercial aluminium fabricator are currently recruiting for a Commercial Estimator to be based out of their South Hertfordshire office. Applicants will be responsible for working alongside our client's Surveyors to ensure that contracts are carried out smoothly from start to finish. This will [...]

By |2019-03-21T20:05:56+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Graphic Support Designer

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Graphic Support Designer Job Description: The UK’s leading distributor of window and door hardware to the fenestration industry have an exciting opportunity for a Graphic Support Designer based in Northamptonshire. Our client is well-established and pride themselves on the design, development, manufacture and distribution of innovative own-brand products, as [...]

By |2019-03-21T19:58:34+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Surveyor

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Surveyor Job Description: An extremely professional and highly regarded family run business, has an exciting opening for an experienced Surveyor to cover the North of England. Well established with a great reputation my client strives to offer the best quality products and service to its customers. The role will [...]

By |2019-03-21T19:52:02+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Installer

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Installer Job Description: Joining a well-established family company we have the perfect opportunity for an experienced Timber Window and Door Installer. Covering the North of England applicants will be completing the installation of high end timber windows and doors. My client strives to offer only the best quality products [...]

By |2019-03-21T19:49:09+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

MRA Marketing Strengthens Its Research Division With New Appointment

This is a sponsored article by MRA Marketing MRA Research, which focuses on market and customer insight in the building materials and construction markets and is the specialist research division of MRA Marketing, has recently boosted its team with the appointment of a Research Development Manager, Anna Eriksson. Anna has worked in market research [...]

By |2019-03-20T14:13:03+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: MRA Marketing|

We’re Killing Our Own Chances At Profitability

When the glass shortage was at it's peak in terms of media coverage last year, I spoke to a friend of mine at one of the biggest IGU suppliers round here about what has caused such a thing to happen. He went on to explain that issues such as float line closures and factory [...]

By |2019-03-21T00:27:59+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Office Administrator / Order Processor

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Office Administrator / Order Processor Job Description: Would you like the opportunity to a join a company with a reputation as one of the UK’s premier manufacturers and suppliers of uPVC and aluminium products? Offering a wide range of uPVC & aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling products our [...]

By |2019-03-19T22:30:53+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Letter To The Editor: The Future Of Streamlined Production

This is a letter to the editor. Deceuninck are also sponsors of DGB. Dear Jason In the 35 years I’ve been in the industry, I’ve seen PVC-U manufacturing become more efficient, streamlined and lean. The principle of streamlined production is simple – removing unnecessary processes makes it more efficient and cost-effective. In practice it [...]

By |2019-03-19T21:38:16+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Deceuninck, double glazing industry|

We’ll Be Working Our Grey Back To You!

This is a sponsored article by Freefoam 2019 has got off to a good start for Freefoam customers, with the addition of Square and Ogee gutter in the popular Anthracite Grey colour option, to help them gain market share in a growing sector. Designed to complement the existing Round and Deep gutter systems and [...]

By |2019-03-19T16:02:10+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Freefoam|

From Factory To The Home: The Freefoam Supply Chain

This is a sponsored article by Freefoam Freefoam, a leading manufacturer of fascia, soffit, gutter and cladding products for the building industry in UK, Ireland and Mainland Europe are delighted to launch a new short video to showcase their supply chain and the support it gives to all within it. Manufacturers, like Freefoam, who [...]

By |2019-03-19T12:05:22+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Freefoam|

Morley Says Cheers To Charity

This is a sponsored article by Morley Glass Leeds-based Morley Glass & Glazing is set to sponsor the 8th Annual North Leeds Charity Beer Festival, which features all things Yorkshire with 36 real ales, 8 gins and a prosecco bar for the first time. The event is organised by the Rotary Club of Roundhay [...]

By |2019-03-19T11:29:53+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Morley Glass|

Freefoam Cladding Creates An ‘Ideal Home’

This is a sponsored article by Freefoam Freefoam Building Products are delighted to announce a collaboration with the Ideal Home Show and Off Site Factory Homes. Working with the designers of this year’s show, Freefoam X-Wood Urban cladding has been used to stunning effect on the prestigious show home and Theatre – the focal [...]

By |2019-03-18T23:10:31+00:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Freefoam|

Tradesmith Expands Its Range With ‘Wow Factor’ Spitfire Doors

This is a sponsored article by Spitfire Doors As part of a continuing push to expand its choice of specialist doors, Tradesmith has added the full range of Spitfire doors. Based in Hailsham, the fast-growing trade fabricator enables customers to serve the increasing demand for exclusive, beautifully-engineered, residential designer entrance doors. “We have a [...]

By |2019-03-18T21:57:36+00:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Spitfire Doors|

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