Industry News and Stories for November 2016

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Extreme weather conditions demand an XtremeDoor

Extreme weather conditions demand an XtremeDoor

With forecasters predicting this winter will be the coldest and snowiest in years, UK homeowners are conscious of the need to prepare their homes to withstand bad weather. Meteorologists and forecasters told the Daily Express that the UK should expect four months of heavy and persistent snow. storms and heavy...

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Flush sash window now available with mechanical joints from Dempsey Dyer

Flush sash window now available with mechanical joints from Dempsey Dyer

Respected Yorkshire fabricator Dempsey Dyer has announced it’s now able to offer Deceuninck’s Heritage Flush Sash window with mechanically jointed transoms, mullions and frames, adding it to an existing range of high-end timber alternative products that includes its patented Beaumont window. The...

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Roseview’s new showroom places products centre-stage

Roseview’s new showroom places products centre-stage

In a year that’s seen it showcase at the FIT Show for the first time, release an upgraded version of its already market-leading Ultimate Rose, and now win Customer Care Initiative of the Year at the G16 Awards, leading sash window fabricator Roseview has continued to invest extensively in customer support, most recently...

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The Window Outlet launches new trade brochure

The Window Outlet launches new trade brochure

Dynamic Bristol fabricator The Window Outlet has launched a new trade brochure, highlighting its extensive range of premium quality aluminium windows, doors and shop-front solutions. The glossy 16-page brochure showcases the huge selection of market-leading products from Reynaers, AluK, Scheuco...

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Autumn statement is Christmas come early for first-time buyers

Autumn statement is Christmas come early for first-time buyers

It was Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement as Chancellor and as details of his plans for the property market were revealed, the industry gave a collective sigh of relief. One of the key points of the Statement is the new National Productivity Investment Fund, which promises to add £23 billion...

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TWR Bifolds celebrates bumper year

TWR Bifolds celebrates bumper year

TWR Bifolds is celebrating its best year ever in business, with the company set to end 2016 30% up on the previous year. Directors at the company have come on record as saying that the positive growth figures have been down its launch of new products; and unprecedented sales of its aluminium bi-folding doors. In...

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Clip Exhibition expert returns to oil and gas sector

Clip Exhibition expert returns to oil and gas sector

Clip Exhibition & Display, Bristol-based international leaders in the design and construction of exhibition stands, has welcomed the return of a highly experienced member of senior staff after a two-year break. Richard Proctor worked for Clip for ten years, managing some of the firm’s largest...

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‘change of use’ projects contributes to 11% increase in UK housing stock

‘change of use’ projects contributes to 11% increase in UK housing stock

An increase in the number of offices and shops being converted into flats has led to a surge in England’s housing stock. Figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), reveal there were 189, 650 dwellings added to the housing stock in England between April 2015 and March 2016...

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Roseview win Customer Care Initiative of the Year

Roseview win Customer Care Initiative of the Year

Sash window specialists Roseview have topped off a phenomenal 2016 with a win at the prestigious G16 Awards. Wowing the judges with its range of customer care programmes, the respected fabricator was presented with the prize for Customer Care Initiative of the Year at a glamorous awards evening held at the Park Lane Hilton...

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Dempsey Dyer launches stylish new corporate video

Dempsey Dyer launches stylish new corporate video

Yorkshire based fabricator Dempsey Dyer has launched its new corporate video, highlighting the firm’s continued commitment to close customer relationships and high-quality products. The one-and-a-half-minute clip focuses on the work that goes into producing its industry-renowned timber window...

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Purplex launches trio of websites for double glazing companies

Purplex launches trio of websites for double glazing companies

Purplex, a 50-strong Digital, Creative and PR agency, are proud to announce the launch of a trio of double glazing websites for three clients; Cheshire-based Alex Trade Frames, DW Windows, based in the West Midlands and Buckinghamshire-based Jack of Glass.   Adi Day, Digital Director at Purplex Marketing...

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Could aluminium be the wonder material of the future?

Could aluminium be the wonder material of the future?

Building systems manufacturer Hueck UK is urging developers to consider aluminium when building the homes of the future. Hueck UK’s project development director, Leon Friend says the material’s long-term benefits shouldn’t be overlooked when choosing products to incorporate into...

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Windowlink survey reveals how installers sell

Windowlink survey reveals how installers sell

Gloucester-based Windowlink has led the way in fenestration industry sales and presentation software solutions for over 30 years – and now the respected firm has commissioned a survey to learn more about how installers sell. The study, completed in conjunction with industry data specialists Insight...

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Dekko grows premium door range with Deceuninck’s Slider 24

Dekko grows premium door range with Deceuninck’s Slider 24

Fast-growing fabricator Dekko Window Systems has expanded an already industry-leading door offering with the addition of Deceuninck’s Slider 24. Designed as a best-in-class sliding door solution, the Slider 24 was the result of exhaustive research carried out by Deceuninck’s R & D division...

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Historic-style Oast House gets high-end finishing touches from DWL

Historic-style Oast House gets high-end finishing touches from DWL

When an experienced house-builder needed windows and doors to complement the period appeal of a striking but unorthodox Kent new-build project, he knew exactly who to call. DWL Windows have quickly established themselves as one of the most experienced, reliable, and quality-committed installers in the...

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Best Price, First Time Double Glazing

Best Price, First Time Double Glazing

Sometimes, to get anywhere in this world it’s important to cut through the noise delve straight into the details. That’s why we at Albany Windows, purposefully go out of our way to offer all of our customers out best price, first time with regards to all of our double glazing solutions.   No crazy...

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The Window Outlet introduces Venice inspired Purity door handle by Reynaers

The Window Outlet introduces Venice inspired Purity door handle by Reynaers

Fast-moving Bristol fabricator The Window Outlet has expanded its industry-leading aluminium selection with the introduction of the new state-of-the-art Purity door handles from Reynaers. Conceived by Italian designer Leo De Carlo, Purity takes inspiration from his home city of Venice for its innovative...

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Fenster showcases ‘a day in the life of a window factory’ in new video

Fenster showcases ‘a day in the life of a window factory’ in new video

Following on from a momentous summer that’s seen it ramp up production, invest extensively in marketing, and launch its premium aluminium door brand Uni_Slide, respected Devon aluminium specialists Fenster Fabrications have released a stylish new corporate video. https://vimeo.com/185126003 Entitled...

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CEO’s Borneo trek raises £2.3k for Children’s Hospice South West

CEO’s Borneo trek raises £2.3k for Children’s Hospice South West

A CEO of a leading south-west telecoms and IT business recently scaled Borneo’s tallest mountain to raise funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW). Rob Vivian, CEO of Pure Comms, embarked on a two-day trek to reach the 4101m high peak of Mount Kinabalu. On the first day, Rob...

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New Managing Director at CDW Systems Limited

New Managing Director at CDW Systems Limited

Mike Davis has been unveiled as the new Managing Director of Gloucester-based aluminium specialists CDW Systems Limited. He takes over from Jerry Webb, who becomes Group Chairman. Mike will be focusing on driving the business forward in the coming months and years. He has been working in the...

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Rising UK construction output drives demand for Hueck UK’s aluminium system

Rising UK construction output drives demand for Hueck UK’s aluminium system

A new survey has reported an increase in activity in the UK construction sector, despite current political uncertainty. The Market/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the sector moved up to 52.6 from 52.3 in September 2016. UK construction companies saw a rise in business activity...

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Hazlemere gets a First at Reading University with major refurb

Hazlemere gets a First at Reading University with major refurb

Meeting complex briefs and exceeding expectations for three decades, Hazlemere is one of the region’s longest-serving, most highly respected suppliers of premium architectural aluminium. Over more than thirty years, the firm has developed an enviable reputation for its expertise in the education...

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Newview shortlisted for major awards following ‘grilling’ from judges

Newview shortlisted for major awards following ‘grilling’ from judges

Newview Windows & Conservatories has been shortlisted for the Sussex Business Awards 2016, in the category of Sussex Company of the Year. Economic output from Sussex is in the range of £37bn – 2.2% of the UK total – and the awards recognise businesses who are thriving in the region. Based...

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One of UK’s fastest growing fabricators to roll out REHAU

One of UK’s fastest growing fabricators to roll out REHAU

One of the UK’s fastest growing suppliers of windows and doors has announced it will start manufacturing REHAU products in 2017. TWR Bifolds – which is part of the TWR Group – has two factories in Peterlee and Sunderland and is currently investing in the required tooling and machinery, ready...

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 The Window Outlet helps customers sell with stylish new showroom

The Window Outlet helps customers sell with stylish new showroom

Fast-moving aluminium fabricator the Window Outlet was already known for its quick lead times and quote turnarounds – but now, the West Country firm has taken its customer service commitment a step further, opening a stylish new showroom designed to help its trade clients sell. Situated at its Bristol...

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Demand for replacement conservatory roofs strong as consumer confidence hol

Demand for replacement conservatory roofs strong as consumer confidence hol

Leads2trade, the UK’s number one home improvement lead generation business, has reported a recent increase in replacement conservatory roof enquiries from consumers. Leads2trade launched this service last year in response to the booming replacement roof market and it proved to be an instant hit...

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Dempsey Dyer strengthen door offering with Deceuninck’s Slider 24

Dempsey Dyer strengthen door offering with Deceuninck’s Slider 24

Dempsey Dyer, the long-established fabricator with a reputation for excellence in uPVC and timber, has expanded its already industry-leading Deceuninck offering with the addition of the company’s Slider 24 door. Designed as a best-in-class sliding door solution, the Slider 24 came after Deceuninck...

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