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We live in what could only be seen as strange times. The so-called Main Stream Media is at best contradictory and delusional, so much so I am reminded of an event some while back that was staged to sell products into the Fenestration Industry. The front man for the event was the self-styled consumer champion Nick Ross, his main sales pitch, paraphrasing, the Fenestration Industry is made up of ‘crooks and charlatans’ and the consumer needs protection from it. In essence, you guys in the audience whose money we want today are not to be trusted, the consumer doesn’t trust you, as you are the worst of the worst - so you must pay us for protection. I still question, what was he on, was he for real, or was it the Mafia moving in.

Out in the other Walter Mitty World that is politics we have similar delusional sales pitches. From one corner it is ‘Vote’ me into power as your representative and I will ‘Give’ you this. Then from another direction you get I will raise that offer and ‘Give’ you this plus more. This is a strange if not a bizarre sales tactic especially when they conveniently forget to mention the ‘this’ is your money they want to give away or give you back – as if you can’t use it more wisely yourself. Not to mention, for every successive bid they make, it means you have less in your wallet. At the rate they are spending our money we won’t be able to afford Christmas. more......more


Pilkington: “Our structural glazing system offers great possibilities to architects and structural engineers, and this building is one of the best examples we’ve seen of that potential being realised. We’re enormously proud that our product has been selected as the ’front door‘ to this world-class university”. said Phil Savage, commercial contracts sales manager

Jack Aluminium: “Easy to fit and easy to fabricate, TRL90 truly follows the Jack Aluminium values, which is why we have had such great success with this product.” Jeff Pearson, sales & marketing director

Thermoseal Group: “We have been looking for the ideal site for expansion of our production facilities for a while now, so when this site became available so close to our current facilities, it provided the ideal solution”. says Gwain Paterson, Managing Director.

Aperture: “My intention when I joined the team was to look closely at our product offering, refine it where necessary but most importantly, ask customers what they want and need, and then meet these needs. I’m delighted to announce that the first among these new product launches will be a brand new range of WarmCore Powder-Coated RALs and Woodgrain foils with a new WarmCore French Window offering following soon”. comments Robin Baker, MD of the core Business

Promat UK: “Doorset Technology have delivered an outstanding result at the Ribblemere Unit and we are delighted to have worked with them to provide the combination of fire safety and security required in the doorsets”. adds Segment Manager for Glass, Cath McLean

Senior Architectural: “As a company we are committed to giving our customers what they want, when they want it, and this latest investment in our in-house facility has been driven by the growing demand for powder-coated products. We have increased production levels and improved quality control which will help us deliver reliable results every time”. said production manager Mark Burton

Deceuninck: “Deceuninck’s product range and 30 colourways from stock will give us a big sales advantage - both in the trade and retail side of the business. We know homeowners will fall in love with Deceuninck’s colours and star products like the Heritage Flush Window and Door”. explains Nolan uPVC MD, Nolan Nicholas

Garnalex “We’re on a journey to transform fabricators’ and installers’ experience of buying aluminium systems and aluminium windows, by making them easier, faster and better to fabricate and install”. CEO Roger Hartshorn

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Letter to the Editor - Water Ingress

Dear Ian

Throughout the year entrance doors are faced with keeping the elements out and in securing homes right across the UK. With composite doors now the main choice for discerning homeowners with over 50% share of the entrance door market, they are now under the most exacting scrutiny due to the large numbers of installations, each and every week.

By definition a composite door is made up of different materials and combined are designed to look good, with the promise of an extended life span well in excess of 10 years.....more

Yours sincerely

Stephen Nadin, Managing Director Endurance Doors



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'New build property in Herefordshire benefits from Optima windows and doors from Profi'
Retail installer County Windows has just completed the installation of 26 Optima windows, two sets of Optima French doors with side screens and a single Optima residential door in a stunning new build detached property in Herefordshire. Mitch Luckman, owner of County Windows, said: “We are delighted with the results of this build. It was a o ...more
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'Deceuninck’s Heritage Collection is a hit with Dekko’s customers'
Sales of Deceuninck ’s iconic Heri e Collection are flying at Dekko Window Systems. The national trade fabricator says Deceuninck ’s Heri e Flush Window and new Heri e Flush Door combine beautiful style with performance. Kurt Greatrex, Dekko Sales Director says: “Sales of Deceuninck ’s Heri e Flush Window are going up and up – i ...more
Carl F Groupco Limited -
'Yale Stay and Encloser Added to Carl F Groupco Catalogue'
The latest Yale products to be added to Carl F Groupco ’s catalogue are the Encloser Window Espagnolette and the Friction Stay range. The addition of these products allows Carl F Groupco customers to fit their windows with a complete suite of PAS 24 compliant Yale hardware and, as a result, gain access to Yale ’s Lifetime Security Guarantee. Appro ...more
Thermoseal Group -
'New 2 Acre Warm Edge Spacer Production Site in Wigan'
As part of Thermoseal Group ’s strategy to become a world leader in warm edge spacer market, the Group has purchased a new 2 acre production site in Wigan – the location previously owned by Global Glass. The new site is on Challenge Way, Martland Park in Wigan, which is a stones-throw from the Group ’s other Thermobar and Thermoflex Warm Edge Spa ...more
Promat UK -
'Promat’s PYROSEC® 19 combines security, fire and safety for pioneering new mother and'
Fire resistant glazing specialist Promat UK has worked with Doorset Technology to help deliver a safe, calm and naturally-lit environment for a specialist healthcare facility developed for mothers who are facing mental health problems. The new Ribblemere Unit, developed by Lancashire Care NHS Trust at the Chorley and South Ribble Distric ...more
Aperture Group -
'Investment to offer the market even more choice when it comes to the added-value and '
Hot on the heels of the announcement about its investment in a new senior management team, the Aperture Group is now in a position to announce several new product launches across its WarmCore range, an endorsement of the company ’s commitment to invest in products as well as people. Robin Baker, MD of the core Aperture Business: “My i ...more
Glazerite UK Group Ltd -
'A trade from wood to uPVC windows at Helston College'
Glazerite installer Collington & Company has put the finishing touches on a project to transform a draughty school into an energy efficient building. The two week long job at Cornwall-based Helston Community College saw 38 Halo Rustique windows installed. Sourced from Collington & Co ’s fabricator, The Glazerite UK Group Ltd, the fully sculptu ...more
Clayton Glass -
'Clayton Glass double up on acquisitions from Aperture'
Clayton Glass Ltd have acquired both Global Glass manufacturing sites from Aperture Trading Limited, in a deal that will see the specialist IGU manufacturer take on the plant and equipment, goodwill, premises and workforce of these two established businesses, which also includes the Celsius brand. Combined, this will give Clayton Glass t ...more

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