Cornwall Group Acquires Forward Glass

Cornwall Group has acquired Birmingham-based Forward Glass in a transaction that completed on December 1st in the Group’s most substantial deal to date. Cornwall Group purchased 100% of the share capital of Forward Glass, the Midlands’ largest independent toughened glass manufacturer and stock distributor. The Company will continue to trade under its own name. [...]

By |2023-12-07T22:13:12+00:00December 7th, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry, Glass|

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|

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|

Saint-Gobain Divests Its Glass Processing Business In Slovakia

Saint-Gobain has today completed the sale of its glass processing business Glassolutions in Slovakia, to “Glasora a.s.”. The Business, with its industrial plant located in Nitra-Chrenovà, generated sales of around €20 million in 2022 and employs 150 people. This transaction is part of Saint-Gobain's continued business profile optimization strategy, in line with the "Grow [...]

By |2023-09-01T16:09:21+01:00September 1st, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry, Glass|

Morley Glass Helps Installers ‘Switch On’ To Smart Glass Sales Opportunities

The new Uni-Switch® switchable glass product from Morley Glass will help installers unlock sales potential with customers looking for premium window and door privacy solutions according to the company’s MD Ian Short. Switchable smart glass may be one of the latest technology-driven products for windows and doors of all types but, until now, it [...]

By |2023-07-28T10:17:04+01:00July 28th, 2023|Categories: Glass, Morley Glass|

Leading IGU Manufacturer Padiham Glass Renews Investment With Super Spacer®

Padiham Glass, part of the Emplas Group, has renewed its commitment both to its state-of-the-art glass manufacturing facilities and to valued spacer supplier Edgetech, by investing in another automated Super Spacer® application line. Founded in 1980, Padiham has consistently invested in the business to ensure its customers receive exceptional quality products. In 2004, the [...]

By |2023-06-21T11:34:02+01:00June 21st, 2023|Categories: Edgetech, Glass|

Advanced Glass Flood Wall To Protect Kendal Locals And Businesses

Kendal, located in southern Cumbria is benefitting from multi-million pounds worth of flood risk investment designed to protect homes and businesses from flooding. A key design feature of the flood defences is a high-performance glass within a high-specification stainless steel frame to protect properties, without spoiling the town’s historic beauty and retaining riverside views. [...]

By |2023-06-05T23:19:03+01:00June 5th, 2023|Categories: DGB ECO, double glazing industry, Glass|

Morley Glass Invests In Major Showroom Renovations At Leading West Yorkshire Installer

The UK’s leading integral blinds supplier, Morley Glass, has invested in major showroom renovations at Wakefield-based B&P Windows, helping them to transform their outdoor showsite. During 2022, B&P Windows began transforming existing buildings into state-of-the-art showrooms dedicated to all things aluminium. In total, there are three brand new spaces where homeowners are able to [...]

By |2023-05-23T00:47:11+01:00May 23rd, 2023|Categories: aluminium, Glass, Morley Glass|

Morley Glass Completes 2023 FIT Show New Product Line-Up With Switchable Smart Glass

Morley Glass will launch a further new addition to its product portfolio at the 2023 FIT Show with a debut for its new switchable smart glass on its stand (L41). Complementing its current range of Uni-Blinds® shading and privacy systems which take the form of integral blinds – Venetian and pleated blinds encapsulated within [...]

By |2023-04-21T12:27:24+01:00April 21st, 2023|Categories: Glass, Morley Glass|

Glass Giant Invests In Sustainable Glassmaking In St Helens

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, is making a multi-million-pound investment in its Merseyside facilities as part of a government-backed project that will save 15,000 tonnes of carbon emissions each year while securing the future of rolled glass manufacturing in the UK. Under the project, Pilkington UK will move its Watson [...]

By |2023-04-19T12:18:57+01:00April 19th, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry, Glass|

Vacuum Insulated Glazing: Yes Or No?

Over the past week or so, a debate on Twitter, which has sometimes become slightly heated, has been raging about the use of vacuum insulated glass (VIG) products in order to achieve new proposed lower minimum u-values. With focus on 2025 and the proposed Future Building Standards upending regulations once again, methods on how [...]

By |2023-04-17T23:07:39+01:00April 17th, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry, Glass|

New Integral Blind Colours To Make Debut At 2023 FIT Show

Sponsored news from Morley Glass: Visitors to the Morley Glass stand at this year’s FIT Show will have their first opportunity to see new UK-exclusive ScreenLine® integral blind colours, which have been developed to give style-conscious homeowners the perfect complement to their contemporary home décor. The company has been working closely with ScreenLine® integral [...]

By |2023-03-24T10:58:46+00:00March 24th, 2023|Categories: Glass, Morley Glass|

The Performance Of Glass To Be Put To The Test In Net Zero Energy House 2.0

Double and triple-glazed windows featuring high-performance glass from Saint-Gobain Glass will be put to the test in a unique £16m research facility designed to help create the energy-efficient homes of the future. Two full-size three-bedroom detached houses have been built inside the climate-controlled chamber of Energy House 2.0 at the University of Salford, using [...]

By |2023-02-21T14:29:07+00:00February 21st, 2023|Categories: DGB ECO, double glazing industry, Glass|

Morley Glass Named GGP Installer Awards Finalist For Glass Recycling Service

Sponsored news from Morley Glass: Uni-Blinds® integral blinds manufacturer Morley Glass has been shortlisted for the ‘Best Installer Support Programme or Service Initiative’ award in the 2023 GGP Installer Awards. The company, which is the UK’s largest manufacturer of IGUs complete with ScreenLine® integral blind systems, is in the running for the award for [...]

By |2023-01-04T11:19:47+00:00January 4th, 2023|Categories: Awards, DGB ECO, Glass, Morley Glass|

Glass Prices May Continue To Rise In 2023

Some scary predictions today on Halloween. In a recent Linkedin post, Ryan Green, MD of Clayton Glass, explained the situation with float glass production both in the UK and Europe. Spoilers, the outlook doesn't look great: Glass prices up on pressures Think about what is being predicted in that post. We know a [...]

By |2022-10-31T00:03:22+00:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: business, double glazing industry, Glass|

Solar Powered W Smart Provides Hassle-Free Motorised Shading Solution For Low Energy Homes

Sponsored news from Morley Glass: The Uni-Blinds® W Smart integral blind system from Morley Glass is enabling homeowners to benefit from the convenience of a motorised shading and privacy solution for their windows and doors without adding to their electricity use. Using power generated from a small photovoltaic panel mounted on the exterior frame [...]

By |2022-09-20T11:40:29+01:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Glass, Morley Glass|
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