Forvet S.p.A. Acquired By Biesse Group

Over in Europe, the M&A scene has sparked back into life with the news that Biesse Group, based in Italy, has agreed to buy fellow Italian machinery company Forvet S.p.A. Statement from Biesse Group Here is the announcement from Biesse Group about the acquisition: Biesse Group signs a contract for the acquisition of 100% [...]

By |2021-10-19T17:26:39+01:00October 19th, 2021|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Bau China 2021 Postponed

The pandemic continues to cause problems around the world when it comes to event planning. This time it is Bau China 2021 which has had to move its dates. Thankfully not too far, only to mid-December and just before Christmas. China does continue to have a very strict COVID containment policy, and so any [...]

By |2021-10-19T13:01:40+01:00October 19th, 2021|Categories: Coronavirus, double glazing industry|

The Fenestration Industry Needs To Understand Each Other More

You can feel the strain between the different levels of the supply chain right now. Fabricators are becoming frustrated with system companies. Installers are already frustrated with fabricators. The last 12-18 months has certainly put a strain on us all and across the supply chain. But those relationships are coming under increased pressure, and [...]

By |2021-10-18T22:58:41+01:00October 18th, 2021|Categories: double glazing industry|

19 Companies Sign Open Letter To UK Fenestration Sector

In an unprecedented move to communicate the ongoing supply chain problems to the rest of the sector, 19 fenestration sector companies have signed an open letter to the industry in a show of support. #unitedfront It was a comprehensive statement: CONTINUED SUPPLY CHALLENGES Overwhelming demand for construction products since the easing of lockdown restrictions [...]

By |2021-10-14T14:24:03+01:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Construction Sector Job Vacancies At Record High

In figures published by the Office For National Statistics (ONS) this week, they have said that the construction sector has recorded all-time high job vacancies since records began in 2001. Record construction sector job vacancies From July to September, the total number of job vacancies in the construction sector rose to 43,000. That is [...]

By |2021-10-14T12:05:14+01:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Fenestration Installers, It’s Time To Get Paid

The age-old problem of getting paid. It’s worth mentioning from the start that the majority of homeowners are good payers. They pay installers on time, most of the time, and are reasonable people. However, you cannot escape the difficult customers out there, and it does seem that there are more than there used to [...]

By |2021-10-12T23:02:42+01:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Letter To The Editor: The Benefits Of Brisant’s Secure Supply

This is a letter to the Editor from Brisant Secure CEO Nick Dutton: Dear Jason, Supply problems disrupt business. They can even stop it dead. Recently, the shortage of HGV drivers was one of the factors that led to a limited supply of fuel, which caused chaos across the UK. Globally, supply chains are [...]

By |2021-10-12T11:53:53+01:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: double glazing industry|

Could Fenestration Be Affected By The Energy Crisis?

Among the many crises that the UK is battling at the moment, the energy crisis is perhaps one of the most serious. Over the weekend it became clear that factories in all sectors were coming under extreme pressure due to the spiralling cost of gas and electricity. Industry leaders from steel, glass, paper, ceramics [...]

By |2021-10-11T13:04:58+01:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: double glazing industry|

This Is How Much You Actually Save By Recycling Glass

Recycling is going to play a massive part in the fenestration sector's efforts to reach net zero. PVCu recycling has continued to grow at a good clip, but one area that I believe needs massive improvement is glass recycling. Glass is pretty simple to recycle, yet the number of companies that have taken to [...]

By |2021-10-07T16:18:13+01:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: DGB ECO, double glazing industry, Glass, recycling|

CNC Recycling Gains NFA Nomination For Recycling Company 2021

CNC Recycling Ltd has been nominated for Recycling Company in the National Fenestration Awards (NFAs). The CNC Recycling team are delighted and very proud to have been recognised by the sector for the recycling services they offer. Melanie Reid, Managing Director, CNC Recycling Ltd said, “Everyone at CNC Recycling is very grateful for all [...]

By |2021-10-07T09:15:07+01:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Awards, DGB ECO, double glazing industry, recycling|

Rising Prices: What Fenestration Installers Need To Do

For the installation side of UK fenestration, we now seem to be moving out of a euphoric phase of mega business, into a phase where worries about price rises and a much more challenging business landscape for installers is coming to the fore. Our industry has been hit with wave after wave of price [...]

By |2021-10-06T00:29:13+01:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: double glazing industry|

New Windows And Doors About To Become Even More Expensive

During the course of last week, it became apparent that a number of fresh price increases were about to hit the windows and doors market. And we’re not talking about small single-digit increases here. Until now, I would have said that the balance of rising costs versus the ability for homeowners to pay it [...]

By |2021-10-04T17:06:33+01:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Furlough Scheme Ends Today

One of the most expensive but effective pillars of support provided by the Government during the pandemic, the furlough scheme, is ending today. It has paid the wages of millions of people for 18 months. But now this flagship policy is coming to an end, there are fears that it will spark a wave [...]

By |2021-09-30T14:12:29+01:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Fenestration Sector Has A Role To Play In UK Gas Crisis

It’s becoming easy to lose track of the number of crises the UK is battling through right now. One of the most important to us all however is the gas crisis. Gas is responsible for heating millions of homes and other buildings across the country and is one of the most valuable commodities we [...]

By |2021-09-29T13:49:51+01:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Nelson Graham – Obituary

Bohle Ltd is sad to announce that former National Sales Manager, Nelson Graham, passed away on the evening of Monday 20 September. Nelson was well known and respected throughout the UK and Irish glass and glazing industry. In a career spanning twenty-six years, Nelson was initially employed in April 1987 as Commercial Manager for [...]

By |2021-09-27T16:06:59+01:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: DGB People, double glazing industry|

ASSA ABLOY To Acquire Arran Isle Ltd

Mergers and acquisitions have been pretty quiet this year. However, this morning the M&A sector has sprung back to life as ASSA ABLOY announce that they are to acquire Arran Isle Ltd. Statement This is what ASSA ABLOY had to say this morning via press release: ASSA ABLOY has signed a definitive agreement to [...]

By |2021-09-27T10:49:34+01:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: business, double glazing industry|
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