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Ramblings beside the Coffee machine...…»

As they say it’s all about to ’kick off again’. A little respite and pause for some, possibly needed to refresh and gain that 20/20 vision going forward. For others it’s a major selling period, with all prospective consumers sitting at home and lost for something to do.

There is a new/old government at the helm trying to inject traction and full steam ahead momentum back into the psyche of a nation.

Star Wars arrives as if it hasn’t been away, with Rey still a hero. In the other corner 007 with a licence to kill is shown to be female. I wonder if that kills of the notion of the misogynist.

In the mean time we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


Senior Architectural Systems: In addition to developing our product range, over the last twelve months we have also invested in our in-house services. On the factory floor, recent improvements to our vertical paint line is set to significantly increase the quality and speed of our powder-coating service.

Reynaers: “Royal Mint Gardens is a fantastic development in one of the most iconic cities in the world. The new project will provide residents with epic views across the Capital, coupled with contemporary design and high-quality amenities”. said International Project Consultant Neil Garner.

Pilkington: “There is a good body of research evidence building that suggests there is a strong relationship between natural light in working and studying spaces and the wellbeing of those using the space. It has been shown to promote better sleep, increased physical activity and increased productivity, all conducive to more effective study”. said: Michael Metcalfe, national sales manager-UK processing.

Window Widgets and The Residence Collection: “I along with the other three directors of this business are thrilled with the deal, something that’s good for the workforce and within the market sectors we operate in. We now have an opportunity to invest, innovate and realise the considerable potential of this business”. commented Sarah Hitchings, sales and marketing director

Sidey Ltd: “Timberweld® is the perfect way to achieve an authentic timber style, both on the inside and outside of the frame. The seamless butt-joint effect make these windows and doors ideal for conservation areas and heritage properties”. says Joint Managing Director Steve Hardy

Epwin Window Systems: Newview used Profile 22’s Optima 70mm casement windows in smooth slate grey on white with 28mm Low E sealed glass units. “ The Optima profile is always well-received because of its ability to meet demanding requirements at a competitive price”. said, Commercial and Finance Director at Newview, Michele Wietscher

Clayton Glass: “We want both the Celsius and SMARTGLASS brands to enjoy cross selling opportunities with the ultimate conservatory roof glass offering and this is a major plus for customers”. commented Ryan Green, managing director


Carl F Groupco: A Progressive Path in Testing Times

Against a backdrop of challenging market conditions, Carl F Groupco reports high spec hardware sales growth for 2019. Despite the industry and country-wide uncertainty that has underpinned the year, the distributor has experienced expansion in the aluminium window and door sector, particularly with high specification doors, bi-folds and high rise windows resulting in strong demand for supporting hardware including tilt & turn and reversible gearing.

Aesthetic and style preferences for aluminium, along with the release of some major public sector contracts, are considered by Carl F Groupco to be key factors contributing to growing demand, and this is predicted as a trend set to continue in 2020....more

Year end retrospective and New Year message: from John Crittenden, MD - Carl F Groupco



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'Polyframe launches market leading vertical slider'
Polyframe has upgraded its extensive portfolio of PVCu products with the introduction of the new Imagine Vertical Sliding Sash from VEKA. The move will bring new sales opportunities for Polyframe customers who want to make the most of the rising demand for vertical sliding sash windows. Richard Lee, PVCu category director at Polyframe, ...more
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'Management buyout for Window Widgets and the Residence Collection'
Window Widgets (2006) Limited, which includes The Residence Collection of premium windows and doors, has been acquired by the existing UK management team from USA-based Masonite International Corporation. The terms of the deal were not announced. The UK management team includes Sarah Hitchings (Sales and Marketing Director), Michael Hart ...more
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'Modplan introduces the MILA Prosecure Door Hinge'
Leading trade fabricator Modplan has introduced the MILA Prosecure Hinge across its door range from November 2019. Neil Gater, Marketing and Communications Manager at Newport-based Modplan, said: “Following an extensive evaluation period, which included the presentation of the Prosecure Hinge direct to our customers, the response was overw ...more
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'Two roof glass brands, combined technical capabilites'
Clayton Glass is a multi-award-winning business that has again been listed as one of the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain in 2019. Its SMARTGLASS product long been associated with outstanding quality and performance and now the recent acquisition of the Celsius Glass brand brings further product capability to customers. From a technical ...more
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'A Stable End To The Year From Force 8'
The unique Smooth finish Tudor Stable Door from Force 8 has been a runaway success for the company. Launched at The FIT Show earlier this year, the composite door has proved very popular, particularly with property development companies. “Traditionally this style of door has a timber grain finish, but with all the demand for the smooth aluminium ...more
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'Certass helps installers super-charge their business'
What do you get from your competent persons scheme? That ’s the question that Certass is posing to installers, to check that they are getting the best value for money from their provider. Jason Clemmit, Managing Director at Certass explains: “Competent Persons Schemes (CPS) are something that every sensible installer has to have but that ...more
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'Recovinyl: UK is top contributor to PVC recycling scheme'
The UK is second in Europe (behind Germany) in collecting and recycling waste PVC with a total of 137,989 tonnes recycled here in 2018 across all PVC recycling formats. Of this total, PVC window profiles accounted for 73,703 tonnes, according to latest industry figures. The UK ’s sizeable effort represents around 19% of the 739,525 tonnes ...more
Carl F Groupco Limited -
'Carl F Groupco: A Progressive Path in Testing Times'
Against a backdrop of challenging market conditions, Carl F Groupco reports high spec hardware sales growth for 2019. Despite the industry and country-wide uncertainty that has underpinned the year, the distributor has experienced expansion in the aluminium window and door sector, particularly with high specification doors, bi-folds and high ris ...more

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