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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.

Deceuninck Double Short-Listing At G23

Deceuninck has been short-listed as a finalist in the Sustainability Initiative of the Year and Promotional Campaign of the Year categories at this year’s G-Awards. Deceuninck claimed the highly contended Sustainability Initiative of the Year at G22 in recognition of the commitments it has made to lower its operational impact on the environment through [...]

By |2023-09-20T23:14:28+01:00September 20th, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry|

Edgetech In The Running For Two Prestigious Scale Up Awards

Edgetech, a proud part of the Quanex family, has earned the distinction of being named a finalist in the esteemed Scale Up Awards. The innovative firm has been recognised in both the Manufacturing Excellence and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) & Social Impact categories. Organised by Business Leader, one of Britain's premier business magazines, [...]

By |2023-09-20T22:58:16+01:00September 20th, 2023|Categories: Edgetech|

Safestyle Trading Update Sends Shares Plunging

A new trading update published by Safestyle UK this morning has sent their share price tumbling further. This comes after a prolonged period of decline, which has now seen more than 96% of the value of the shares in the company wiped out since their all-time-highs in 2017. Safestyle UK trading update This is [...]

By |2023-09-19T13:31:30+01:00September 19th, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Guest Post: Does Seasonality Still Exist In Window And Door Sales?

Guest post from Mark Atkinson - Sales Director of Hurst Doors: I saw a lot of colleagues from right across the industry at the start of this month [Sept]. Among those I spoke to, there was a general sense of hopefulness that September, October and November would deliver sales – a cautious optimism. While [...]

By |2023-09-18T21:49:52+01:00September 18th, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry|

Glazpart Shortlisted For Industry Award

Leading glazing component manufacturer Glazpart is delighted to announce that the Plastics Industry Awards (PIA) 2023 has shortlisted Glazpart’s product the Link Vent 4000 as a finalist for the award of “New Product of the Year”. On receiving the news, Dean Bradley, Glazpart Sales Director, commented, “All at Glazpart are thrilled with the news [...]

By |2023-09-18T21:27:30+01:00September 18th, 2023|Categories: Glazpart|

Deceuninck Steps Up As A G23 Main Sponsor

The event, set to take place on the 24th of November, at the Hilton on London’s Park Lane, celebrates excellence and innovation within the glass and glazing industry. In 2022, Deceuninck received the Sustainability Initiative of the Year Award at the G-Awards, marking a significant milestone in the company's journey, recognising Deceuninck's continuous efforts [...]

By |2023-09-15T13:04:14+01:00September 15th, 2023|Categories: Deceuninck|

Safestyle UK Share Price Craters

Safestyle UK appear to be in a rather sticky spot of bother. Ever since their latest trading update, which delivered a significant downgrade on expectations and notification of job losses, their share price has taken a dive. Although the share price of the company has been significantly lower since their all-time-highs in 2017, the [...]

By |2023-09-14T23:40:59+01:00September 14th, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Premier Arches Strengthens Workforce To Spearhead Business Growth

Leading arched frame supplier Premier Arches has strengthened its workforce with the recent recruitment of seven new fabricators, bolstering both production and capacity, and spearheading business growth. With a team of nearly 40, the St Helens-based company now has a skilled range of fabricators, delivery drivers, warehouse operatives, order processors, administrators and directors, all [...]

By |2023-09-14T21:47:44+01:00September 14th, 2023|Categories: Premier Arches|

Poll: Majority Believe Aluminium Has Most Potential

A DGB poll that ran recently on X delivered results that perhaps we knew already, but served to confirm where the momentum is in the fenestration sector right now. And that is aluminium has the most upside potential over the next few years. Aluminium in front This was the question I asked followers on [...]

By |2023-09-08T16:48:25+01:00September 8th, 2023|Categories: aluminium, double glazing industry|

Leka Systems Opens Show Site At NSBRC In Swindon

Conservatory roof innovators Leka Systems has just opened a show site at the award-winning National Self Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC) in Swindon, Wiltshire. Rhys Hoddinott, Managing Director of Leka Systems, said: “The NSBRC is the UK’s only permanent visitor centre dedicated to supporting developers, self-builders and renovators through their real-life projects. We’re delighted [...]

By |2023-09-07T22:25:23+01:00September 7th, 2023|Categories: Leka|

Deceuninck Aluminium Targets New Market Sector

A new market sector, created by the popularity for bespoke designer homes, is driving up demand for high-end aluminium windows and doors, Deceuninck Aluminium has identified. “There is now a significant amount of work coming from this sector,” Deceuninck Aluminium’s Director Nigel Headford said. “These projects can’t be classed as newbuild because they are [...]

By |2023-09-07T21:20:43+01:00September 7th, 2023|Categories: aluminium, Deceuninck|

Beyond Boundaries

A strong supply chain is key to happy customers, argues Natalie Witczak, Connaught Windows’ Senior Business Manager. Bournemouth-based Connaught Windows is a family-run Deceuninck fabricator, which has discovered that a personal approach to business not only creates stability but creates new opportunities for their customers. “Since we started fabricating windows in 1994, we’ve continued [...]

By |2023-09-07T20:43:57+01:00September 7th, 2023|Categories: Deceuninck|

Eurocell Announces Half-Year Trading Results

Eurocell has published it's half-year results for 2023, and, just like everyone else, they are seeing the effects of a downmarket that is sinking southwards stronger than many predicted. Here are the main points and my take on what we can read into them. Eurocell results Half-year results produce a long report, but here [...]

By |2023-09-05T15:21:26+01:00September 5th, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry|

Listers Launches New FHS-Ready Window

Listers has launched MODUS By Listers, a 75mm window that achieves Future Homes Standard (FHS) levels of thermal performance, in a slim attractive design, and made using recycled material in its core. “One of the government’s proposed methods of meeting net zero by 2050 is that newbuild developers must demonstrate a 31% reduction in [...]

By |2023-09-01T16:26:05+01:00September 1st, 2023|Categories: Eurocell|

Eurocell’s Modus Window System At The Heart Of The Energy House 2.0 Project

As part of the industry-wide efforts to develop new build homes that meet the 2025 Future Homes Standard and zero carbon housing, efficient materials and systems are being tested in the Energy House 2.0 project which is being led by students at the University of Salford. The UK’s leading manufacturer, distributor, and recycler of PVC-U [...]

By |2023-09-01T16:20:28+01:00September 1st, 2023|Categories: DGB ECO, Eurocell|

Neglecting Triple Glazing Carries Significant Risk For Britain’s Glass And Glazing Industry

Edgetech Managing Director Chris Alderson analyses the fast-approaching Future Home Standard, and what it could mean for British glass and glazing. UK glazing has done a fantastic job of adapting to one of the most turbulent periods in living memory for the industry. It’s overcome the chaos of the pandemic, a deepening skills shortage, [...]

By |2023-09-01T16:15:43+01:00September 1st, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry, Glass|
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