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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.

Everest Announce Purchase Of Evolution From UKWDG

Everest 2020 Limited, owner of the UK’s most famous home improvement brand which has been operating for over 50 years, has announced the purchase of the brand, order book, and assets of Evolution, a manufacturer of the UK’s finest timber alternative windows and doors based in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. Evolution was previously a profitable business [...]

By |2023-10-18T11:43:00+01:00October 18th, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Evolution May Be Resurrected

Ever since the sad demise of the UK Window and Doors Group at the beginning of the month, the industry has been waiting to find out what the fate will be of the individual brands within the group will be. It appears we may now know what the outcome for Evolution might be, thanks [...]

By |2023-10-18T12:10:33+01:00October 17th, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

The Share Price Performance Of Fenestration’s Traded Companies

The share price of Safestyle UK has been in the spotlight over the last couple of weeks as the company seeks to inject new cash from additional investors to shore up the company. You can catch up on the latest news from the company here. So I thought it might be worth taking a [...]

By |2023-10-12T23:43:39+01:00October 12th, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Freefoam Awarded EcoVadis Silver Medal For Sustainability

Freefoam Building Products Ltd has achieved the prestigious EcoVadis Silver medal in recognition of the company’s commitment to sustainable business practice. EcoVadis is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings. Freefoam’s Silver sustainability rating puts it in the top 25% of companies assessed globally by EcoVadis in 2023. EcoVadis awards [...]

By |2023-10-19T14:16:02+01:00October 12th, 2023|Categories: Freefoam|

Building Our Skills Garners Backing From Industry Supporters For Its Series Of Bespoke Industry Careers Fairs

Having announced its intention to launch a series of bespoke industry careers fairs in 2024, Building Our Skills - Making Fenestration, Glass and Glazing a Career of Choice has garnered backing from an impressive array of industry supporters. Launch partners for the initiative include many key industry names including Rehau, Schuco, GGF, Bohle, FIT [...]

By |2023-10-12T12:21:42+01:00October 12th, 2023|Categories: Building Our Skills|

Edgetech Named As A Finalist In The 2023 G Awards

Edgetech, a Quanex company, has been named as a finalist in the Component Supplier of the Year category at the 2023 G Awards. First held in 2004, the annual G Awards spotlight the innovative and outstanding businesses that drive the sector forwards. Over decades, Edgetech’s groundbreaking Super Spacer® has brought improved thermal efficiency to [...]

By |2023-10-12T12:03:45+01:00October 12th, 2023|Categories: Awards, Edgetech|

Ten Years On, The Triple Glazing Question To Return In March 2024

A decade on from the original event, warm-edge experts Edgetech will again be asking the Triple Glazing Question. On Wednesday 27th March 2024, the Quanex company will bring hundreds of leading figures from across UK glass and glazing to Coventry’s CBS Arena. Over a day packed with discussion and debate, attendees will assess whether [...]

By |2023-10-12T11:55:22+01:00October 12th, 2023|Categories: Building Regulations, Edgetech, Glass|

Safestyle Issues Statement In Response To Media Speculation

A week after the last statement from Safestyle UK, in which they alerted markets and the wider sector that they were seeking an injection of cash from a third party investor, they have released a new statement which they call a response to media speculation. In this new statement, they confirm that the continuation [...]

By |2023-10-10T21:50:07+01:00October 10th, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Reynaers Aluminium Secures Triple G-Award Nomination

Reynaers Aluminium UK has been shortlisted for three prestigious G-Awards. The doors, windows and facades specialist has been nominated for Sustainability Initiative of the Year, Promotional Campaign of the Year, and Customer Care Initiative of the Year. The sustainability award nomination recognises Reynaers’ commitment to cutting carbon emissions in its own operations and the wider [...]

By |2023-10-10T16:28:16+01:00October 10th, 2023|Categories: aluminium, Awards|

Glazpart Sales Team Boosted

Glazpart is pleased to announce that Melanie Hickman has been appointed Area Sales Manager for fenestration, for the South of England. Melanie joins Glazpart with almost ten years of sales and account management experience including four years in the construction products distribution sector. On her appointment, Melanie commented, “I am delighted to join the [...]

By |2023-10-09T21:57:16+01:00October 9th, 2023|Categories: Glazpart|

Delivering To Market Demands

Window Ware is one the UK’s largest distributors of door and window components. Offering a wide range of over 5000 products and delivering to companies of all sizes across the country, they work hard to help keep fabricator production lines moving and trade counter shelves stocked. And it takes the long-term support of leading [...]

By |2023-10-10T09:34:58+01:00October 9th, 2023|Categories: Glazpart|

The Fenestration Sector Might Be About To Go Through A Big Adjustment

UK Windows And Doors Group are gone. Safestyle UK are in a very tight spot indeed. A large number of smaller fenestration firms have gone bust in the last few months, adding to the larger casualty numbers in the wider construction market. Polyframe added Eurocell and moved away from Duraflex. Glazerite added Deceuninck to [...]

By |2023-10-09T09:41:50+01:00October 6th, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry|

Sevenday Windows Issues Statement

Appearing to confirm what has been reported on the BBC and other outlets, Sevenday Windows have taken to Linkedin to make a statement on the status of the business. It is as follows: Whilst this week has been challenging for our former colleagues at the old UKWDG, we are very pleased to say that [...]

By |2023-10-05T17:05:05+01:00October 5th, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Safestyle Seeks New Investment In Bid To Inject Cash

In another brand new trading update posted this morning, Safestyle UK have stated that they are in talks to find new third party investors and renegotiating their credit facility with their providers. This is their new trading update in full: Safestyle UK plc (AIM: SFE), the leading UK focused retailer and manufacturer of PVCu replacement windows and doors [...]

By |2023-10-03T13:16:57+01:00October 3rd, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Official Statement From VEKA Plc On UKWDG

This is an official statement from VEKA Plc on the administration of the UK Windows And Doors Group: Last week, we were made aware that the current owners/backers of UK Windows and Doors Group (UKWDG) were not prepared to continue to provide funding and, as such, should a buyer not be found, that administration [...]

By |2023-10-03T12:10:09+01:00October 3rd, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry|
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