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THE FABRICATOR
Contents
News – 4
PM visits Liniar; Swisspacer reports 1st quarter; NIA promotes home improvement fund;
Deceunink customer days a success; GGF H&S appointment; Synseal – new finance
Cover Story – 12
Stuga’s hat-trick
Aluminium Systems – 13-20
AluK builds a school plus new products and services
The CAB Column – 18
CAB CEO Justin Ratcliffe on the growing construction sector; technical director Justin
Furness says dust off those standards
The FiT Show – 22-24
More on that exhibition
Conservatories – 26
Mark Schlotel on the replacement roof market plus new products and news
Products 30
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Comment
Everyone seems to agree that the UK economy is improving; all the figures
are there from every source. But supposing, soon, we are no longer in the UK
– how will that affect the economy?
That is what could happen if the Scots vote yes to independence – no more
UK, just England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Yet, while I read speculation
from other industries on how they could be affected no-one from the
window industry or glass trade has commented.
Let us suppose for a moment:
An independent Scotland isn’t immediately accepted into the EU. What
happens to the standards that we comply with and work to? Scottish building
regs are already different, why wouldn’t a government, more likely a
bureaucracy, keen to be seen as independent, introduce its own standards?
If we want to do business there would we have to manufacture to two
different standards?
That, of course would cut both ways and you might think it sensible to stick
to EU standards whatever the situation. But we are dealing with bureaucracy
here so common sense doesn’t really come into it.
You may think it an unlikely scenario but it isn’t something that we in
England, or Wales for that matter, will have a say in. The vote to break-up the
UK is only available to one of the countries involved. Scotland can vote to
leave but we can’t vote to stay in. They will shout about democracy but
democracy is a very variable construct that is frequently bent to suit political
aims.
And, just to be on the safe side, they are not allowing non-resident Scots to
vote either!
There is no suggestion that the English economy in general will suffer if
Scotland votes to go. There is, on the other hand, much speculation about
what will happen to the Scottish economy.Will it have the revenue it will need
without subsidies from the English exchequer? Taxes may need to go up What
will that do to companies trading north of the border? Could we get caught
up in a differential rate of VAT or charge none at all? Could there be border
tariffs?
Of course if Scotland is able to stay in the EU post-partum then it would
simplify much. EU standards would still apply and free movement of goods
would mean trade carried on as before.
This is all wild speculation, it may never happen. But the window industry
has a track record of ignoring certainties when they are uncomfortable. New
regulations, new laws, new standards have all been ignored until they were
forced upon us. CE marking is just the most recent example. Collectively you
can hardly be expected to plan for something as uncertain as Scottish
independence.
All I’m saying is, just think about it.
John Roper
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NEWS
Cameron at Liniar
P
rime minister David
Cameron recently paid a
visit to HL Plastics’
headquarters
in
Derbyshire, home of the
Liniar brand.
Cameron
spent
the
afternoon meeting workers
at the state of the art
factory and taking part in
PM Direct, a question and
answer session with 150 of
the growing workforce. No
questions were off-limits
for the 40 minute session, which
followed a private meeting with Roger
Hartshorn and his team and a full tour of
the factory, warehouse and mixing plant.
Also present were local MP Nigel Mills
and councillor Stuart Bradford from the
Amber Valley district where HL is based.
During the factory tour, Hartshorn
explained the PVC-U extrusion process,
from tool room to dispatch, with the PM
keen to find out more about the high
thermally efficient properties of the
Liniar window profile and how it was
made.
The PM Direct session was broadcast
live on Sky News, with teams from
Channel 5 and ITN also present.
Cameron engaged the audience from
the start, apologising for the secrecy
surrounding his visit and saying he hoped
they weren’t disappointed with the fact
he wasn’t Michael Buble.
Questions covered a number of
diverse topics, including pensions and
the increasing retirement age, European
Union, the Scottish referendum, adult
day care and social services and the
sentencing of prisoners.
After
the
visit,
Hartshorn
commented:
“It’s great that the Prime Minister was
able to take the time to visit our factory,
and see for himself how a manufacturing
business can combine innovation,
commitment and great products in
order to stimulate growth in the
economy.
“One of the PM’s comments was
about apprenticeships, and helping
young people to learn a trade – and
that’s something that’s close to our
heart at HL Plastics, with six apprentices
currently employed and many of the
management team having risen through
the ranks of the business – including
myself.” ❐
Following the announcement by the Department of Energy and
Climate Change of the new Green Deal home improvement fund
(GDHIF), the National Insulation Association (NIA) will be
promoting the scheme to consumers and signposting them to its
members, as the preferred choice to carry out the insulation work.
The GDHIF will be replacing the current cashback scheme in
England and Wales and is expected to be launched in June. It will
provide up to £6,000 cashback for solid wall Insulation, up to £1,000
for a combination of other measures and will be open to both
Green Deal providers and Green Deal installers.
Neil Marshall, chief executive of the NIA says:“The new GDHIF
scheme provides a tremendous opportunity for both householders
and the insulation industry and we will be actively promoting the
scheme to consumers, and recommending that they choose NIA
members to carry out the work in order to obtain additional peace
of mind. NIA members are required to meet our robust
membership criteria and sign up to a strict code of professional
practice.
“Green Deal providers and insulation installers wishing to benefit
from our promotion of the scheme and signposting of consumers
to our members should contact us as soon as possible to apply for
membership ready for the launch of the GDHIF in June.” ❐
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First quarter
sales up
2
014 is set to be another record year
for Swisspacer. The company
reports sales in the first quarter up 8%
on 2013.
Swisspacer launched in the UK in
2008 and quickly grew to become the
market leader in 2011. It offers the best
thermal performance and is tried and
tested to give long-lasting results.
Swisspacer is available in a choice of 17
colours and is ideal for triple glazing.
Swisspacer marketing and sales
manager, Vic De Costa says: “We are
very pleased with Swisspacer sales so
far this year. They are even higher than
2013, which was itself a record year.
“Many large sealed unit makers use
Swisspacer because it does not require
any additional investment and can be
used on existing machinery. Fabricators
and installers ask for Swisspacer
because it’s the best performing warm
edge spacer bar in the world and lasts
for decades. It is the only warm edge
spacer bar that can be substituted for
any other." ❐
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NEWS
Essex way is up
R
omford’s Crystal Windows is one
of the South-east’s largest
manufacturers and installers of PVC-U
windows and doors. The company has
been trading since 1995, and in that
time has built a strong reputation for
great value and exceptional service
within the M25 area.
Since changing over to Liniar systems
for its profile, the team at Crystal says
it has seen business soar.
Tony Morris, Crystal’s operations
manager, says: “We’ve already a built a
very successful business – sales have
increased to £30m in the last year in
spite of the recession – but since
getting on board with the Liniar system
at the end of 2013 we’ve seen a
significant uplift in our revenue based
on last year’s results, and look to be
heading towards a record year,
“The Liniar system has so many
benefits over other window systems –
as the newest system around it’s been
designed from scratch with a whole
range of fabrication and installation
benefits – and the finished product
gives the homeowner better thermal
efficiency, a wide range of colour
options and a choice of matching
products such as the innovative
ModLok patio and bi-fold doors and the
Liniar Zoom conservatory roof. Our
customers have responded well to the
new range and our current sales – and
profit – results back that up.”
Crystal provides work for around 500
people in Romford and the surrounding
areas, with around 140 fully-trained
installers
located
in
Essex,
Hertfordshire, Surrey, Kent and
Berkshire. ❐
Deceuninck is holding
a series of customer
days with its
fabricators.
More than 100
fabricators and
installers attended
the first two events,
the first in London
and, more recently,
one in Hampshire,
with Deceuninck
fabricator Connaught
Windows.
Roy Frost,
Deceuninck’s UK
managing director, says:“Relationships are the most important
thing in business. Money can’t buy good chemistry and long-lasting
relationships. It’s all about mutual respect and finding people who
believe in you, your products or services.
“It’s like creating an army to help you push a boulder up a hill. It’s
much easier and more rewarding when everyone works together.
You develop relationships with people who don’t just understand
your particular expertise, product or service, but who are excited
and buzzing about what you do.You stay connected with them and
give them value, and they’ll tell others who can benefit your
business.That’s exactly what our customer days are all about.” ❐
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Ten years
with Veka
O
ldham-based Gemini UPVC - a
Veka fabricator, supplying the trade
since 1985 – is celebrating ten years
using Veka profile.
MD Paul Griffiths claims that the
family-run business offers its customers
the highest levels of service and product
quality. He says:“It's very important to us
here at Gemini UPVC to be able to offer
the finest quality product as well as the
best technical and marketing support.
“We've been using Veka for ten years
now because alongside the technical
quality, their systems carry all the
accreditations you would expect from
an industry-leading supplier. It means we
can supply with confidence because we
know the products will be suitable for
every possible application.
“Using Veka profile has allowed us to
join Network Veka and this also means
we are authorised to supply Network
Veka installers.
“The trade side of our business has
Paul Griffiths (L) with Veka
sales and marketing director
Colin Torley
always been busy but we've been taking
on even more customers in recent
months and have expanded our factory
to have the capacity to supply even
more installers.
“We've doubled our production
facility and separated the production
lines, so one is now dedicated to
casement and tilt and turn windows,
while the second line produces PVC-U
door sets, composite doors and bifolding doors.” ❐
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H & S at GGF
T
he GGF has appointed Victoria
Shelley as health, safety and
environment manager.
With over six years’ experience
working within the FM department of a
successful
property
management
company, Shelley managed the health,
safety and environmental impacts of
approximately 1,000,000sq ft of
commercial space, in both building
refurbishment and subsequent property
management.
In addition to her experience, Shelley’s
qualifications
include
achieving
chartered status from the Institute of
Occupational Safety and Health and
graduating with a degree in human
geography
and
environmental
management.
On the appointment Giles Willson,
deputy chief executive and director of
technical affairs says:“I am delighted that
Victoria has joined the federation as our
new health, safety and environment
manager. With her solid experience,
qualifications and skills, I am sure she will
bring a huge amount to this very
Victoria Shelley
important role within the GGF.”
On her position, Shelley says: “I am
excited to have joined the GGF and
look forward to combining my skills in
both health and safety and sustainability
to support GGF members as I move
forward within the role” ❐
Solidor has
launched an
Installer of the
Month campaign,
to support its
network of over
300 recommended
and premium
installers
throughout the
UK.
The winners each
month will be
presented with a
Solidor Installer of
the Month logo for
use in online
channels along
with a voucher for
£100 at Screwfix.
Companies can submit images through Facebook and Twitter, or email [email protected], but they need to be of installations
carried out during the same month.
Gareth Mobley, managing director of Solidor says:“Our Installer of
the Month campaign has been well received and it has been
refreshing to see the diverse nature of products installed, including
our colours.We continue to invest in our products and marketing,
helping to ensure that the Solidor product is the composite door
of choice for the trade and homeowner.” ❐
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Fitted up
for FiT
T
his set of dodgy-looking usual
suspects are actually the crew from
GT Window Products who have just got
clean away with a pair of tickets to the
FIT show gala dinner after winning the
show’s Face of FIT photo competition.
Their Usual Suspects selfie came out top
in the competition and will be used
extensively on the show’s official
programme and other marketing
material but many of the entries were so
good that no fewer than four others will
also win two tickets each as joint
runners-up.
Social networks have been buzzing
with all kinds of comical, quizzical and
spoof photos since organisers launched
the competition, aimed at getting visitors
and exhibitors really involved in the
show.
Tony Hancock, general manager of GT
Window Products, the Tewkesbury-
based hardware manufacturer and
second-time FIT show exhibitor, said:
“We won the competition at the first
FIT show. We have won again now and
we will definitely be going for the hattrick next time...unless anyone thinks
they are good enough to stop us.”
And now, as well as GT Windows’
movie-inspired rogues’ gallery, prizes
also go to long-established sash window
trade fabricator Roseview Windows of
Olney, Bucks; installer Andy Howarth
and wife Lisa who are ADH Glazing of
Reed, near Burnley among others.❐
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NEWS
Cash for Synseal
Sales up
for MWD
S
M
ynseal has re-financed with a five
year £46m credit facility from
Proventus Capital Partners III. The deal
includes both a term loan and an
acquisition facility. The facility will be
used to refinance existing debt and to
continue to fund the buy-to-build
strategy.
Synseal operates from three facilities
in the Midlands and serves over 700
customers. It has revenues in excess of
£100m and employs more than 900
staff. The company is owned by the
mid-market private equity firm H.I.G.
European Capital Partners LP (H.I.G.)
and management. Both have significant
industrial experience and will continue
to support the company in its next
phase of growth.
“We are delighted to be working
again with Proventus,” says Paul
Canning, managing director of H.I.G.
European Capital Partners.
“We
believe it is the perfect partner to sit
alongside and support H.I.G. and
management’s plans to grow the
business organically and through
market consolidation.”
Proventus Capital Partners believes
that the UK building products market
and Synseal represents a compelling
investment opportunity given its
fundamental underlying growth, strong
product proposition and stable business
model. Proventus Capital Partners will
work closely with H.I.G. and
management to continue to support its
growth ambitions, both organic and by
acquisitions.
David Leng, Synseal’s CEO, says:
“Proventus has delivered a flexible
package that allows Synseal to
accelerate our organic and acquisitive
growth at an exciting time as the UK
market for our products is showing real
growth.” ❐
The GGF fire resistant glazing group
(FRGG) has published the new standard
for The Specification and Installation of
Fire-Resistant Barriers containing Glass for
Resistance against the passage of Fire and
Products of Combustion.
The FRGG has brought together the
group’s expertise in a new standard
covering the specification, supply and
installation of fire-resistant barriers
containing glass for protection against
fire and the effects of combustion. The
standard is ideal for the training of
installers and glaziers in the specialities
of fire-resistant glazing, to develop and
maintain professional levels of
competency within the glazing and construction industries.
This GGF standard for fire-resistant glass and glazing is the first of
its kind. Not only does it set core criteria for installers but others
will also find the standard of value in providing guidance. That
includes, for example, those who engage installation contractors or
who are responsible for fire safety in buildings. The standard is also
a useful reference for those who are charged with overseeing the
application and enforcement of regulations and fire safety
legislation. ❐
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WD
Trade
Frames
the
manufacturing arm of the Majestic
Group, reports increased sales for the
first quarter of 2014. A company
spokesman says that figures are18% up
on the same period last year.
MWD manufactures and supplies
Duraflex casement windows, residential,
bi-folding and composite doors, vertical
sliding sash windows and patios.
Director Jim Martin says that new
customers coming on board and
returning confidence amongst its
current clients and the general public is
behind the good news.
He says: “It appears that confidence is
returning to the UK economy and
homeowners are investing in improving
their properties. This is fuelling demand
and creating opportunities for installers
to win new business.”
MWD is also an environmentally
friendly and a thoroughly British
company.The profile it buys is extruded
locally in Tewkesbury; the glass is from
Mid-Devon Glass; and all the hardware
and locks it uses are British made.
Martin says: “We source all our
products where possible from British
companies, many of which are locally
based. This allows us to offer a fastturnaround, control supply and ensure
the very best quality. This approach has
played its part in our flying start to 2014
and we anticipate strong growth going
forward.” ❐
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COVER STORY
Leicester hat-trick
Stuga Machinery’s sales director, Steve Haines, is based just outside of Leicester and whilst
Stuga machines are very popular all over the UK Leicester has been a relatively quiet area
for the company until recently when orders were received from three companies in one
week
ecure Trade Frames, a relatively
new
but
very
successful
fabricator, purchased a Stuga
Ecoline
stand-alone
prepping
center and was so impressed with it
that it immediately ordered an
Autocut automatic saw center.
These two machines working
together offer a good compromise
to a fully automated sawing and
machining center which the
company couldn’t justify at this
stage. Stuga agreed that when
Secure Trade Frames is ready,
estimated for 2015, Stuga would
take both machines back at a
reasonable price in part-exchange
when a new automated line is
ordered. These machines are in
great demand and would be
refurbished again for the next client.
S
Family firm
On the other side of Leicester
Frame Maker is a family business
that has endured all the frustrations
of not being able to make enough
windows and not being able to find
enough skilled and reliable staff to
fabricate the volumes it needed and
orders were being lost as it couldn’t
handle any more. Looking at
automated sawing nand machining
was a bit of jungle as the equipment
is quite expensive and after bad
experiences
with
previous
machinery suppliers it was ultracautious. After a long period of
looking at Stuga and several
meetings a decision was made to
purchase a new AutoFlow-2 sawing
and
machining
center. The
AutoFlow-2 is the smallest machine
in terms of size and output that
Stuga produces but with a capacity
of 400 windows per week it was big
enough for the needs of the
company. Frame Maker is now
settling into getting used to the
automation process and logistics
involved and can make many more
windows than previously with
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accuracy and consistency allowing it
to grow
its business without
growing its production staff. The
AutoFlow is also available in a ‘VS’
version for fabricators wishing to
make vertical sliders in any volume.
This model automatically cuts the
frame to sill angle on ‘VS’ frame and
can put the mechanical fixing holes
in ‘VS’ sills.
Alternative user
In the centre of Leicester Echo
Plastic Wood is a non-window
fabricator that decided it wanted
Stuga automation for its plastic
wood kits that are used to erect
doors, garden furniture, fencing and
much more from recycled plastic
materials. Owner Sean Presson had
a vision that the Stuga AutoFlow-2
sawing and machining center could
be used to produce his product
range in volume and Stuga’s joint
owner and technical director Gareth
Green was keen to help with the
development on the software front.
The rest is history. After a
development programme where the
two companies have had to work
together to develop special tooling,
blades, cutters, speeds and feeds to
deal with the various different
recycled plastics Sean and his team
are enjoying the benefits of
automation across his range of
products, meaning he is now
confident to grow his business.
Sevice centre
Stuga has a service center in
Great Yarmouth that provides total
care and back-up to all owners of
Stuga
machinery
and
the
geographically based team of
service technicians cover the entire
United Kingdom and Ireland on the
ground. Stuga’s machines are
internet connected for intelligent
fault finding and parts are resourced
in this country to ensure continuity
of supply. ❐
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ALUMINIUM SYSTEMS
Certified smoke control
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mandatory requirement under the construction product
regulations that came into force in July 2013.
Kawneer’s AA541 and AA720 open-out casement windows,
using SECO N 24 40 actuators from SE Controls, passed BS
EN 12101-2 to offer a fully compliant solution for specifiers,
main contractors and fabricators.
Vertical options for top, side and bottom-hung open-out
applications are now available with a single or twin actuator
offering opening widths of up to 900mm to meet required free
areas for high rise residential and non-residential applications.
Kawneer’s approved network of specialist sub-contracting
installers is now able to access SE Controls’ support with
estimating, design and CAD through to installation and CE
certification.
This is due to SE Controls’ certified factory production
control system which is verified by an accredited body notified
to BS EN 12101-2.This process is required as a smoke vent is
AVCP Level 1 which is a higher level than BS EN 14351-1
which is Level 3. A declaration of performance (DoP) and
certification of compliance is then produced by SE Controls to
accompany the CE Mark on behalf of Kawneer’s dealer.
To meet the standard, both actuator and vent were tested
together to the BS EN 12101-2 annexes at an independent
certified test house and witnessed by a body notified to the
standard.
The vent and actuator in the closed position were installed
into the wall of a furnace and the temperature raised to 300˚C
at which point the vent was automated to the fully-open
position.The vent then had to stay in position for 30 minutes
at 300˚C without reducing the size of the aperture produced
by more than 10%. ❐
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ALUMINIUM SYSTEMS
Building high for school
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) specified AluK curtain walling and window systems
for the Burntwood school project, a series of new educational buildings which will serve up
to 2000 pupils and over 200 staff. The scheme, developed by the architects AHMM working
in close partnership with Lend Lease,Wandsworth Borough Council and Burntwood
school, will see 85% of the school rebuilt
luK’s 72BW HI window system and SG52 curtain
walling system were supplied for the curriculum
buildings which form the bulk of the
accommodation for the school. For
the performing arts building the
architects specified the SG52 and
bespoke SL52 curtain walling
systems. Daniel Lewis, senior
architect at AHMM says: “For the
project we required a bespoke
solution for the fin face caps
(145mm x 15mm top hat capping).
AluK provided us with an excellent
service – the company’s proactive
approach as well as technical and
design expertise meant that we were
able to realise our designs.”
The 72BW HI window system
dimensions specified for this project
were 2.6m width by 2.2m height
which was achieved by using a
reinforced mullion profile to
comply with the site design wind
loads. With the architects’ approval,
a custom method of fitting a mesh
grill and carrier system was
developed to allow necessary
ventilation levels for rooms in
compliance with BB101. This
prevented the full area of clean
opening being exposed when the
window vents were open.
Offsite construction was critical
for this project so a detail was
developed to enable the windows to
be attached to the pre-cast panels
off site.
The windows needed to be
flexible on glazing insertions so that
units could be replaced when
necessary without the need for
machinery support structures to the
external side of buildings. All side
hung open-inwards gearing kits
fitted to the open-in windows were
created as a customised set
specifically for the project’s varied
window sizes. This enabled the
fabrication and installation of the
windows to run seamlessly throughout the projectschedule whilst achieving the necessary security.
Lower elements of the façade were set to incorporate the
A
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SG52 curtain walling system, and upper cantilevered
elements of the building were to be glazed using SL52
capped system. AluK worked closely
with the architects and the
fabricator to establish exactly what
design and detailing requirements
were needed to ensure performance
and aesthetic were attained. This
included the design of a finned
feature cap that was created to travel
the height and width of building
screens. Loadings (wind uplift, live
loads, snow) and associated fixings
to system components were
investigated and built into the
design from an early stage. Rapid
prototypes were created in order to
agree on a suitable cap projection
and clip mechanism prior to
material production. Collaboration
on the design of this feature cap
allowed the architects to see how the
intersection between horizontal and
vertical elements would look.
The usage of the performing arts
building needed to be taken into
consideration at the design stage of
the curtain wall screening. Internal
partition walls within the building
were constructed to possess an
acoustic rating of 60dB to prevent
noise
transmission
from
neighbouring studios and rooms.
Burntwood school required that
noise was not to be allowed to pass
via the curtain wall profiles
(flanking transmission). A design
solution was found whereby the
mullions were filled with a dense
acoustic material and overclad to
essentially form part of the internal
wall, and the glass unit edges were
treated to mask partition sightlines.
Over the past few years, AHMM
and Lend Lease have been
reinventing the entire educational
campus with a series of built
interventions and outdoor spaces
that
respect
the
modernist
principles of the original 1950s buildings designed by Sir
Leslie Martin.The overall project is due for completion in
summer 2014. ❐
www.aluk.co.uk
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ALUMINIUM SYSTEMS
Alchemy at work
S
mart Architectural Aluminium has launched a new range of
finishes to complement its already extensive range of
colour options. In addition to the company’s Naturals range of
standard finishes and its bespoke Sensations options,
customers can now select eight anodised colour matches
from the new Alchemy range which combines the style and
aesthetics of anodising, with the advantages of a high quality
powder coating process.
Created as a perfect match to the traditional anodising
process, the Alchemy range includes shades of gold, bronze,
silver, grey and black and whereas the anodising process is
notoriously difficult to precisely control colour, the use of
powder coating technology assures consistent and precise
colour matches time after time.
Commenting on the Alchemy launch, Smart’s managing
director, Eddie Robinson says: “This range is another great
addition to our product offer. Not only does Alchemy provide
customers with a very cost-effective and highly durable
alternative to traditional anodised profiles, but it also enables
us to offer colour-matched accessories for anodised finishes.
By bringing the process in-house, we retain complete control
over the entire manufacturing and finishing process and, in line
with our other colour options, we are delighted to offer a full
25 year guarantee for Alchemy.” ❐
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ALUMINIUM SYSTEMS
Pivotal panic solution
J
ack Aluminium Systems’ new TD68 pivot anti-panic door has
achieved the stringent PAS 24 security standard.
The new PAS 24 pivot anti-panic door has been designed by
Jack Aluminium and is based on its successful thermally
efficient Jack Door TD68. The new door features a rebated
low threshold and lock strike plate. The rebate prevents
tampering with the internal panic device from a wire under or
over the door leaf. Strike plate supports the lock during an
attack.
The commercial aluminium escape door incorporates the
Adams Rite Sentinel M three point anti-panic lock with three
star security cylinder. It enables the door to be locked
internally to ensure it is secure on the outside, but can still be
opened in an emergency from the inside using a standard panic
door exit device.This makes it the ideal emergency exit door
for schools, hospitals, hotels, offices or any building where
external doors are vulnerable to forced entry.
Achieving PAS 24 and certification means that fabricators
can now achieve the requirements set out by Secured by
Design with the TD68 pivot anti-panic doorset from Jack
Aluminium.
Jeff Pearson, sales director at Jack Aluminium says:
“Emergency access, escape and panic doors are notoriously
difficult to secure from the outside. By their nature they need
to be quick to release but this can make them vulnerable to
attack. We developed the aluminium TD68 pivot anti-panic
door to provide a safe, highly secure and cost effective
solution.” ❐
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ALUMINIUM – THE
Page 1
COLUMN
It really is happening
fter all the hype
about coming
out of recession, the
current
mood
seems to be that
while the forward
order
situation
looks increasingly
positive, ‘it does not
feel like it’. The
CBI claimed in late
May that output is
currently the best
since 2003 and we
are
receiving
regular
positive
updates from the
UK housebuilders.
In addition the
CAB quarterly state
of
the
market
surveys continue to
highlight increased
confidence
in
forward investment especially in plant and machinery and
e-business so one could be mistaken for believing that the
UK Construction sector was heading for substantial
growth.
Indeed the latest Construction Trade Survey published by
the Construction Products Association showed that
construction activity rose in Q1, the first time in six years
that the sector has enjoyed four consecutive quarters of
growth in activity. However as CAB members have
reported, higher labour costs and a lack of available skills
are a ticking time bomb that needs to be defused to keep
the additional business sustainable.
Against this general background and with companies
still keeping a tight rein on costs and general expenditure
it is especially pleasing for CAB to welcome seven new
members on board. Ayton McKeown, Dales Fabrications,
dani Alu UK, Clearway Doors and Windows, RAICO
UK, Joedan Manufacturing and Winkhaus UK have all
joined and already taken an active role in the association’s
work. In CAB’s 20th anniversary year we are more
determined than ever to highlight our technical, marketing
and campaigning activities.
In recent weeks our work has been as varied as ever. We
have not only managed a successful national technical
conference with leading architects, main contractors
(Balfour Beatty) and consultants discussing BIM and part
L/Zero Carbon, lobbied MP’s including the deputy prime
minister on late payment issues and the Construction
Supply Chain Payment Charter and addressed over 1500
young people on the sustainability of the aluminium in
building sector. This perhaps highlights that there has
never been a better time to become involved in your trade
association. ❐
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Justin Ratcliffe
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Standards:a friend really
o
run
any
manufacturing,
fabrication or installation
operation in our sector, you
need to make a significant
investment in the relevant
British
and
European
standards. New and revised
standards
are
being
published
continuously,
and the investment is
needed to interpret each
standard and to implement
it in your organisation by
putting
the
relevant
manufacturing, testing and
control procedures in place.
Perhaps a customer has specified a product to a
particular standard or you simply need it to fulfil a legal
requirement such as CE marking. But how many
standards are now languishing on your shelves gathering
dust? You studied it in detail initially and it was a constant
reference source in those first few weeks, but now you are
fairly sure you know the detail without even looking.
So let’s take the standard EN 14351-1, for example. A
very familiar standard in our sector that covers all windows
and doors, right? What about automatic doors, or fire
doors, or internal doors? Are they covered by EN 143511? They are all doors, after all…
That is where the scope of the standard comes in; section
1 of every European ‘EN’ and British ‘BS’ standard sets
out its scope. This tells you what product types are
included and, which can be often just as useful, what types
are not included. While these lists are not comprehensive
they can provide invaluable guidance to ensure you use the
right standards for your product.
The foreword to a standard can also set out the
relationship between the various standards in the family,
sometimes in the form of a diagram, which can also help
point you in the right direction. The diagram in the
foreword to EN 14351-1 shows how it relates to prEN
16034, which includes fire doors in its scope and EN
14351-2, which includes internal doors in its scope.
If you are a member of CAB, you can always ask us for
advice about the scope of a standard and which other
standards might be applicable to your product range. We
hold some 300 standards in our library and the list keeps
growing. We can also help you keep on top of which
version of the standard is the latest to ensure you are using
up to date information. Another benefit of joining CAB in
2014. ❐
Justin Furness
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For information on CAB’s activities and how to join the
Association contact Julie Harley on 01453 828851 or go
to www.c-a-b.org.uk
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ALUMINIUM SYSTEMS
For the first time, Adams Rite,
part of Assa Abloy Security
Solutions, has successfully tested
its commercial multipoint lock
range within an aluminium
doorset to the PAS24 standard.
Working together with Kaye
Building Systems, Sentinel M was
integrated within the thermal
doorset, offering three points of
trusted locking, whilst still
allowing for quick and easy
egress due to it orbital latch
design.
The rigorous testing process,
which took place in the Assa
Abloy UKAS accredited test lab,
provided the benchmarks to
show the doorset offers
enhanced security, and therefore
has the capability to withstand
sustained usage within a variety of environments, including education, commercial and retail.
After timed manual attacking methods, hard and soft body impact tests, and static load testing up to
4500N the doorset was successfully tested to PAS24.
Derek Hodgson, general manager at Kaye Building Systems, says:“We have manufactured this doorset
in line with the changes to Part L, due to come into force in April.This particular doorset is proven to
have a low rate of heat loss through the material, ensuring the door is energy efficient, in keeping with
the building regulations relating to the conservation of fuel and power.” ❐
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ALUMINIUM SYSTEMS
Aluminium in demand
s demand for aluminium rises, Gloucestershire-based
fabricator Customade has announced record volumes
of its Classic-al window system.
“Aluminium is a hugely popular material now within
the domestic market and Classic-al has been our fastest
growing window system by far,” says Andy Thomas
Customade’s sales and marketing director. “We are
currently fabricating in excess of 300 aluminium windows
a week and have the infrastructure in place to increase
capacity as demand for aluminium grows even more in the
future.”
“We are very pleased with the success of this window
system, which is totally exclusive to us. It’s the choice for
people who want a window with no compromises at all on
looks, security or performance. Our installers have
welcomed Classic-al, not just because it’s a modern and
energy efficient alternative to PVC-U and timber, but also
because it has helped them to diversify from the fiercely
competitive PVC-U market with fresh sales
opportunities.”
The Classic-al window combines the traditional appeal
of a timber window with the trusted performance of
aluminium. With its elegant, slim sightlines and a soft,
sculptured profile, Classic-al has been designed with
reliability and aesthetics in mind. It uses a proven
polyamide thermally broken 70mm system, which is
based on the Smart Alitherm 47 aluminium window, and
benefits from the strength and durability of aluminium.
A
Classic-al comes in a choice of more than 300 colours,
in a matt, satin or gloss finish as well as a dual colour
option. It is fitted with a shootbolt locking system, which
is bolstered by specially designed shootbolt keeps for
greater security. Classic-al’s proven window handles are
ergonomically designed and push button operated with an
additional keyed deadlock.
The window is available in A, B and C energy rated
options and is fully Kitemark tested. For added peace of
mind, it has also been awarded full Secured by Design and
PAS 23/24 approval. ❐
www.customade.co.uk
Gloucester based specialist aluminium
fabricator CDW Systems is
experiencing strong demand for its
range of sliding folding doors.
CDW Systems’ managing director
Jerry Webb reckons the company is
benefitting from the increasing
popularity of the product in the
domestic sector as well as an upturn
in the economy and the continued
popularity of aluminium in the
commercial sector.
He says:“If we look at the domestic
sector in particular, the number of
homeowners replacing their patio
doors with a new aluminium sliding
door or bi-folding door is increasing
year on year.
“Siding doors and bi-folds were a
niche product in the domestic sector but this is changing and many of our customers are capitalising
on this opportunity.”
CDW Systems manufacture and supply the ALUK, SAPA and Smarts sliding doors.Together with
these suppliers CDW Systems have made modifications to the products, resulting in significantly fewer
site call-outs and a smoother installation process for installers.
CDW Systems recently polled 5657 aluminium installers in the UK for an exclusive report into the
aluminium sector.
The results revealed optimism going forward and gave an insight into what installers are looking for in
aluminium suppliers. ❐
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Master Fitter Finalists
Announced – and Other
Show News
FIT Show News
So it’s here, the 2014 running of The FIT – or
Fabricator Installer Trade show at The International
Centre
Telford
on
10th,
11th,
12th
June...www.fitshow.co.uk
We’ve got the latest (and last updates for you) over
the next two pages. Our magazine – The Installer &
The Fabricator will be available from the Certass stand
138 and our team will be wandering the halls to find
the brightest and best exhibits. See you there!
Eight finalists of the FIT Show Master Fitter
Challenge, organised in association with
FENSA, have been chosen. Following a
long and testing process undertaken by
the assessors of GQA Qualifications, eight
fitting teams have been selected from
dozens of hopefuls to take part in the live
finals on the first two days of the show.
Competing on a specially constructed
pavilion, four finalists each day will each
be expected replace a bay window, install
a residential composite door and faultfind a further resi-door under the strict
scrutiny of a panel of GQA judges.
Finalists will be marked up or down for
their installation skills of course but also a
wide range of criteria such as health and
safety and customer care considerations.
The finalists include first time entrants
David Pullford and Jack Elm from Everest;
David Keats and Jonathan Mountford
from DK Windows; and Steven Price from
Conwy
Valley
Windows
and
Conservatories. Those entering for a
second time in the hope of taking home
some of the £10,000 prize money and the
kudos of the title are: Karl Kinsey and Paul
Casbolt from Yes Glazing; Dave Eagles
and colleague from Xavier Windows;
Scott Higgs and colleague from Walkers
Windows; and Craig Hanson from
Pennine Trade and Retail. Turning up the
heat is last year’s winner Arron Clegg
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(pictured)
who, with a
colleague
from
EcoSash, will be
seeking
to
keep
his
crown.
A first prize of £5,000 will be presented
to the winner at the FIT Show Gala
Dinner, which is taking place at the
International Centre, Telford on the
Wednesday night shortly after the
conclusion of the finals. Further prizes of
£3,000 and £2,000 will be presented to
the second and third placed finalists of the
competition, which has been sponsored
by Liniar, Truedor, Rapierstar and The
Independent Ratings Company.
A Fit-up for Face of FIT photo winners
This set of dodgy-looking ‘Usual Suspects’
are actually the crew from GT Window
Products who have just got clean away
with a pair of tickets to the exclusive FIT
Show Gala Dinner after winning the
show’s Face of FIT photo competition.
And of course, their faces in front of
thousands of their peers throughout the
industry! Their Usual Suspects ‘selfie’ came
out top in the competition and will be
used extensively on the show’s official
programme and other marketing
material but many of the entries
were so good that no fewer
than four others will also win
two tickets each as joint runnersup. Social networks have been
buzzing with all kinds of comical,
quizzical and spoof photos since
organisers
launched
the
competition, aimed at getting
visitors and exhibitors really
involved in the show. Tony
Hancock, General Manager of
GT Window Products, the
Tewkesbury-based hardware
manufacturer and second-time
FIT Show exhibitor, said, “We
won the competition at the first
FIT Show, we have won again now and
we will definitely be going for the hat-trick
next time...unless anyone thinks they are
good enough to stop us.” And now, as
well as GT Windows’ movie-inspired
rogues’ gallery, prizes also go to longestablished sash window trade fabricator
Roseview Windows; installer Andy
Howarth and wife Lisa who are ADH
Glazing of Reed, near Burnley;
Dungannon Window Co of Co Tyrone,
also a long-established sash fabricator
and a FIT Show exhibitor; and St Helen’sbased profile bender Arcoframe, which
will also be exhibiting.
Citroën to showcase new Relay van
Citroën will mark its debut at FIT with an
early preview of the forthcoming Relay
panel van, which goes on sale on 1 July.
The Relay has been a workhorse of the
glazing industry since 1994 and now
visitors will be among the first to see its
next incarnation. Citroen’s Jeremy Smith
says: “The new Citroën Relay represents a
7 day turnaround
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major step forward for this van range. It
retains the practicality, versatility and
interior comfort already associated with
the range but benefits from improvements
such as an increased focus on advanced
technology and greater efficiency, while
maintaining its predecessor’s proven loadcarrying ability.” Previous versions of the
Relay have already sold over 1.5million
units globally. The New Relay will be
showcased on stand (1A30) alongside
Citroën’s award-winning small and
medium vans including the popular
Berlingo.
Quickslide in pole position
Quickslide is getting quicker than ever at
the FIT Show where visitors can test their
skills as a Formula 1 driver and even win
daily prizes with its F1 racing simulator
competition. Quickslide’s team of experts
will be on hand to advise on any of the
company’s products such as PVC-U sliding
sash windows and aluminium bi-fold
doors. Of course, Quickslide customers
don’t need a trade show to get to any of its
top people – the company prides itself in
making its experts accessible to everyone –
but they will be out in force at FIT,
including chairman Adrian Barraclough,
business development director Ben
Weber, operations director Michael
Connor and sales & marketing director
Tom Swallow, all ready to advise on
anything from product spec and online
ordering to the company’s range of
marketing materials and customers’
personalised websites.
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FIT names MADI as show
charity
MADi Fundraising, a special
charity fund set up by
window and door industry
people, has been chosen as
the principal charity for the FIT Show 2014.
Among other activities, FIT has donated a
special stand for the charity to raise
awareness among visitors. The show’s
Gala Dinner will also host a fundraising
casino sponsored by Solidor. MADi was
launched by three Hope 66 riders, Solidor
Group MD Gareth Mobley, Window
Widgets owner Dan Gil and Universal
Arches MD Leon Day, after Dan’s
youngest daughter Maddie was
diagnosed with bone marrow failure
shortly after they returned from the charity
US cycle marathon. Funds raised by MADi
at the event will be passed to the
Anthony Nolan Trust, which supports
bone marrow and stem cell donations
for people with blood cancers and similar
disorders. You can learn more about
MADi
Fundraising
at
www.madifundraising.com or Twitter
@madifundraising. The FIT team have also
chosen to back a second charity, Life for
Ella-Grace, to help fund surgery
for
a
child
with
a
rare
circulation
disorder.
lifeforellagracefund.co.uk.
Ritec’s new ClearShield Eco-System
Ritec International, pioneers of durable
‘non-stick’ surface technologies, will
launch the new ClearShield Eco-System
which is claimed to transform new or old
glass into a higher value product with lowmaintenance performance. ClearShield
helps maintain an original ‘A’ Window
Energy Rating, allowing glass to uphold its
optical clarity over the life of a window.
Customers do not have to stock a new
type of glass; Ritec's simple package
enables unprotected glass to be upgraded
into ClearShield Eco-Glass in the factory.
The system also offers companies the
ability to renovate, protect and maintain
existing glass on-site, giving them
opportunities to add new revenue
streams. See more at stand 205.
www.ritec.co.uk
Illbruck launches the ‘Have One On Us!’
Illbruck has launched its campaign to
make sure that all ‘A’ and ‘A+’ rated
windows are installed with a system that
keeps the heat in and energy costs down.
The ‘Have One On Us’ campaign allows
an installer to fit-out an
entire house free of
charge with illbruck’s
A-Rated window
system containing
TP651 trio
impregnated
expending tape and
FM330 foam. This
special offer is available
to the first 50 installers
registering on illbruck’s
stand at the show. The
firm claims that any
window fitting using
the system is then
thermally insulated, airtight, and has
improved acoustic properties too delivering what customers thought they
were getting when they purchased ‘A’
rated windows. For full details of the offer,
including terms and conditions please
visit www.illbruck.com/enGB.
www.fitshow.co.uk
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THEY BOTH COME HIGHLY RATED
So whether you’re a sealed unit manufacturer, an installer or a
fabricator it’ll pay you to talk to Thermoseal Group today on
0845 331 3950 or visit www.thermosealgroup.com
With over 30 years’ experience of
working with sealed unit manufacturers,
Thermoseal Group has developed
warm edge spacers highly rated in
every way including: Energy Efficiency;
Manufacturability; Aesthetics and Overall
Performance. As the largest specialist
insulated glass component manufacturer
and distributor in the UK, we are also
the only UK supplier testing to EN1279
standards in-house; and are active
members of the GGF and BF. With over
£2m invested in our very own Innovation
Centre, we are totally dedicated to
developing and testing high quality IG
products for the future. We also design
and build IG manufacturing machinery.
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Tackling roofing trends
Just a few years ago, the thought of replacing a domestic conservatory – or even just the
roof – was almost unheard of. Now it is a burgeoning market opportunity says Synseal’s
Mark Schlotel
ust a few years ago, the thought of replacing a domestic
conservatory – or even just the roof – was almost
unheard of. After all, what reason would the homeowner
have when the newer ones looked and performed pretty
much the same? Not only had styles and designs hardly
evolved in the few decades since the early installations but
the new buzz-words of energy efficiency sweeping through
the window industry were bypassing the conservatory
sector completely. Mark Schlotel of Synseal says: “All that
has changed and Synseal is emerging as a driver of that
change, tackling both of those sources of inertia with a
range of new design options and also a different way of
thinking about energy conservation in the conservatory
itself.”The proof is in the figures, claims Schlotel, quoting
findings by Palmer
Market
Research:
“While overall the
conservatory market
trend has shown a
steady decline over
recent
years,
replacements have
grown to more than
16% of that total –
13,200 out of the
81,600
total
installations in 2012
–
and
that
is
excluding more than
10,000
additional
replacement roofs.
“Conservatory
replacement is becoming a very vibrant sector in itself and
the potential is almost doubled by the inclusion of roof
replacements.This is an area that we at Synseal are taking
very seriously and one in which we are already doing a
great deal to support our installers.”
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Natural renewal age
Schlotel says: “All the historic figures show that more
and more conservatories in the UK are reaching a natural
renewal age – nearly 800,000 were installed during the six
years before the millennium and a further 750,000 are at
least ten years old – and at the same time, the reasons for
renewal are growing stronger all the time. The biggest
contributor to householders seeing their conservatory as
dated is the polycarbonate roof. There are around
900,000 of them at least
but virtually all older
conservatories throw away heat to an extent that would
not be acceptable nowadays. In the past, many
homeowners saw this as no problem and simply didn’t use
them in the colder months but attitudes are changing as
people now expect a full four seasons of use.”
Energy efficiency
While the trend for more and more energy efficient
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windows continues apace, this movement had seemed to
pass conservatories by completely. Synseal has now
tackled the problem head-on with a new study The
Synseal Thermal Calculations Report which shows just
how much money could be saved simply by upgrading the
glazing materials in an existing unit. The headline result
was that, for an ‘average’ conservatory 4m x 4m, opened
up to seamlessly link to the main house, more than £140
a year could be cut from household energy bills. This was
calculated by upgrading to new Legend triple-glazed
multi-chambered PVC-U windows, with argon-filled DG
units made with two low-e panes of glass and one of float,
Superspacer space bars and a Global PVC-U and
aluminium conservatory roof glazed with Celsius Elite
high
performance
double glass with a
centre pane U-value
of
0.9W/(m2K).
Schlotel says: “We
were able to show for
the first time the
relevance of thermal
efficiency
to
conservatories
(opened
up
to
seamlessly link to the
main house) and so
give our installers a
powerful new selling
tool not only for
upgrading but also
for
replacing
conservatories or roofs, and even with a knock-on effect
for selling new installations.”
New looks
Not only can Synseal supply higher energy efficient
solutions, the firm has embarked on a second thrust to
invigorate the replacement market with new products
such as the Global Summer and K2 Capella hybrid
orangery systems, which can give a distinctly new look to
a replacement roof or even a whole conservatory. The
Global Summer has already brought the orangery concept
within reach of many more homeowners by giving this
building extension style but at a more affordable price.
Now that same look is also creating a greater visual
differentiation to give the consumer another tangible
reason for choosing to upgrade their old conservatory.
Schlotel says: “Of course, a lot of these older
conservatories and their ageing polycarbonate glazed
roofs will stay put but we believe that now is the time for
installers to dust off those customer databases – which we
sincerely hope they have kept – and start making some
courtesy calls.” ❐
www.synseal.co.uk
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CONSERVATORIES
BFTF gets royal support
ur House is a Building For The Future (BFTF)
project offering facilities and community support to
disabled children and their families. It recently gained
royal approval when Prince Edward and Sophie visited
the centre (pictured). As BFTF chairman Mark Ashwell
has been intrinsically involved with the project for over
five years and, as managing director of TradeMark
Windows, he was able to extend his support. Upon
hearing about the Our House development TradeMark’s
main supplier, Conservatory Outlet, supplied the frames
free of charge and has in fact since supported TradeMark
on a second charitable project, again with a Royal
connection, at an equine assisted learning centre which
was opened onWednesday 14th May by ZaraTindall.This
centre will see disadvantaged young people develop skills
and self-confidence through working with horses.
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New team member
PVC-U, timber and aluminium installer The County
Group has embarked on the next stage of its growth
strategy and joined the Conservatory Outlet network of
dealers. Kent and Sussex based County carries out a
range of home improvements including extensions and all
forms of building work, kitchens and bathrooms and
primarily windows, doors, conservatories and orangeries.
MD Mike Evans explains some of the reasons he chose
to work with Conservatory Outlet: “We’ve sought a
supplier that can provide sales and marketing support to
actively help us grow the business. Following initial
discussions it was clear Conservatory Outlet could offer
us a wide range of quality products and a powerful tried
and tested sales and marketing package – so joining the
network was a no-brainer.” ❐
www.conservatoryoutletdealers.co.uk
Following successful trial installations in both hot and
cold climates, Synseal has launched a premium quality
aluminium conservatory roof for UK market
applications.
Global Plus, is a new design which optionally features
aluminium componentry for all external roofing parts
with the exception of guttering and associated
downpipes, which employ a PVC system.
For export project applications, a bespoke aluminium
guttering system is always supplied to satisfy premium
continental market demand for a roof completely
manufactured in aluminium.
New aluminium finial and cresting designs add a
distinctive character to the Global Plus offering, which
now stands alongside the K2 aluminium roof to provide
a choice of precision-engineered aluminium
conservatory roof solutions.
Global Plus aluminium external components include
rafter and ridge top caps and end caps, radius ends and
muntin bars. It is available from stock in white, brown and caramel polyester powder finishes as well as
mill finish, for coating in a RAL colour according to specification. As with Global roof, Global Plus
rafter top cappings can also be supplied in one of Synseal’s popular woodgrain foil finishes.
Mark Schlotel, Synseal’s head of marketing, says:“Britain’s best-selling conservatory roof has just got
better with the addition of this new premium quality design option. Thousands of UK professional
installers choose Global because it is well-designed and easy to fit and, building on the popularity of our
Global Summer hybrid orangery, this new Global Plus aluminium roof provides a further opportunity
to up-sell and enhance margins, whilst delivering a top quality and highly robust product for
homeowners.” ❐
www.synseal.co.uk
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Orangery project live
new Synseal showroom located at the company’s
Huthwaite headquarters is now officially open for
customers to view.
Synseal’s marketing and technical services teams have
joined forces to create orangery central, located in the heart
of the Midlands. Five different orangery design solutions
are displayed – a Venetian widespan orangery with fullheight window walling and popular Evolve PVC-U bifolding doors in cream woodgrain foil finish; a traditional
brick-built parapet wall Integra orangery with countrystyle rustic detailing and Evolve vertical sliding sash
windows; a flat-roofed Rio orangery with Synerjy
windows; a contemporary-styled double-soffit Modena
orangery in anthracite grey finish and the best-selling
Global Summer hybrid orangery with Legend windows
and doors.
Customers can come along and literally feel the
difference by touching a Celsius performance glass
demonstration wall that clearly shows how the specialist
Celsius Clear, Celsius One and Celsius Elite glasses
reduce thermal transference and heat loss through the
sealed double glass units when compared to standard
glass.
The newly refurbished showroom was specially
prepared in readiness to stage an orangery workshop on
behalf of the Conservatory Outlet Dealer Network, which
was attended by 19 dealer companies and jointly hosted
by Greg Kane, managing director of Conservatory Outlet.
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Mark Schlotel, head of marketing at Synseal, says: “Our
new showroom focusses on the value-adding and
aspirational products that are now driving growth in our
UK market, such as orangeries, bi-folding doors and high
performance glass. We’re also keen to demonstrate how
our range of structural orangery designs can be fitted with
Global or K2 lantern roofs, so the new Integra and Rio
orangery exhibits feature an adjoining raised stairway to
help visitors directly compare our two proven
conservatory roof solutions up close and personal.” ❐
www.synseal.co.uk
Ultraframe has developed a new sales
training course which it believes will
power the industry on into the next
phase of growth by meeting the needs of
the modern consumer.The training
package, which has been developed in
partnership with Paul Clifton, is being
delivered by newly appointed training
manager Andy Lewis (pictured).
Commerical director Joe Martoccia
explains why investment in training will
have a significant impact on the sales
performance of its network partners:
“We’re not suggesting that our retailers
don’t know how to sell, far from it, what
we are trying to deliver is a new way of selling the new evolved products today’s conservatory and
glazed extension buyers really want; in fact the training package has been developed with input from a
number of our retailers.
“It’s simple, at the very core of our new product development strategy is the desire to meet the needs
and wants of the modern homeowner who aspires to better thermal performance, usability and
cutting edge design.These factors are often overlooked in the conventional sales process and
consequently so too are the many solutions we have in our continually evolving product range, which
often could help meet the homeowner’s demands, close the sale and drive higher sales values.
Andy Lewis says:“We have trialled this training course amongst a select number of customers.The
feedback has been tremendous and has helped us fine tune the package which includes some really
novel message delivery and sales tools, available digitally or in hard copy. I have been impressed with
the core selling skills I have come across in the industry so far. I see our role to enhance these skills and
provide a fresh approach to pitch new and higher value products.” ❐
www.ultraframe.co.uk
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PRODUCT PAGES
Technal goes BIM
Pro-packers
for FIT
B
anbury-based Glazpart will be
launching a new product range at
the FIT show 2014. The FIT show
provides the perfect opportunity for
the industry with the latest and
greatest products, services and
brands.
Last
year’s
event
demonstrated the importance as
Glazpart launched its trickle vent
range – the Link Vent.
New for 2014 will be a range of
products specifically designed for
trade counters and installers alike.
The products are presented under
the Packers for Professionals brand
with its eye catching trade
advertising. Products are supplied to
trade counters, stockists, installers or
fabricators in volumes designed to
minimise stock and maximise cost
effectiveness and attractiveness at
echnal, has launched a range of
building information modelling
(BIM) components through BIMstore to
make specification of its façade, window
and door products even easier for
architects, engineers and contractors.
BIM enables architects, consultants,
contractors, facilities and project
managers
to
have
access
to
comprehensive information about a
building’s components and over the
complete life cycle of a project – from
its design, construction, operation and
maintenance through to dismantling and
recycling.
The Government aims to reduce the
cost of construction work by up to 20%
by the end of the current parliament
and ministers have committed to
increase innovation, improve skills, and
reduce costs and carbon emissions. In a
bid to meet these targets, a deadline of
2016 has been set for the
implementation of BIM across public
sector construction.
The range of Technal’s façade, window
and door systems is now available on
BIMstore’s website, allowing specifiers
to search and download the glazing
components for free, to use in their
own BIM modelling.
Jon Palethorpe, director for Technal,
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says, “BIM has the potential to radically
change the face of the construction
industry, helping to increase efficiency
and reduce time.
“As a business, we are committed to
working in partnership with architects
and contractors, and we are keen to be
at the forefront of the use of BIM. By
making our glazing systems readily
available on the BIM database, we are
providing the industry with a wealth of
product information for use at the
earliest stage in the building design
process.”
The Technal BIM components are fully
compatible with Autodesk Revit 2013
and later editions, and are now available
to download for the following façade
systems:
GEODE-MX curtain walling – Visible
Grid, Trame Horizontale and Verticale,
acoustic, sloped
and
structural
mechanical glazing, and MX62 for larger
spans
New SOLEAL and CD commercial
door systems
MODAL low rise glazing
FXi65 casement window suite. ❐
www.technal.co.uk
To view Technal’s BIM components, see
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Following feedback from the
market, products include flat packers,
flexi corners, frame packers, drain
hole and screw cap covers and even
glazing shovels.All packs are designed
for a trade counter. Products are
delivered in bulk and sub packed into
quantities ideal for the professional
installer. The sub packs have point of
sale header cards which can be dual
branded with own branding for your
trade counter also available. The
range even includes promotional
boxes of volume mixed flat packers
for the trade to offer better value to
the professional installer.
For installers there are new
product packages and ways to find a
local stockist. As well as the Glazpart
corner wedges which are regarded as
“technically the best way to toe and
heel glass” ❐
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Snappy closer
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concealed door closers from Astra
Door Controls now features a new
slimline face plate to make it easier and
quicker to fit, and even more discrete
and attractive in situ.
The 3000 series concealed closers
offer all the adjustability and control of
an overhead closer, with the aesthetic
appeal of a concealed device. They are
often specified when clean, minimal
design
is
required
without
compromising on performance – even
on half-hour and one hour fire doors.
The closer’s face plate has been
reduced in width to 32mm. which means
it looks less obtrusive. It is also easier to
fit as less timber needs to be removed to
fit the closer into the door edge.
The 3000 series of concealed door
closers from Astra is manufactured in
the UK, in four different power sizes
with adjustable closing speed and
latching action for different sizes and
weights of doors. A hydraulic piston
assembly, designed by Astra, offers an
adjustable, controlled rate of door
closure together with an adjustable
snap-action for overcoming the latch.
olidor has launched what it believes
is the glazing industry’s first
augmented reality (AR) app to present
three different corporate videos from
a mobile phone or tablet and believes it
could be the demise of the QR code.
Augmented reality is about hidden
content, usually behind a marker on a
page or on film. A downloaded
software app needs to be installed on a
device such as a mobile phone or tablet
and used in a steady position to identify
The closer’s design and build makes it
suitable for high traffic applications, both
commercial and residential. The Astra
3000 series is fully controlled and
adjustable, making it a viable alternative
to overhead products at a sensible
price. This adjustability helps specifiers
to achieve doors which comply with the
Equality Act 2010, Building Regs and PAS
24 for entrance doors and the RRO for
fire doors. ❐
www.astradoorcontrols.com
SFS intec has expanded its
portfolio of window
bracket systems with the
JB-D Light, developed to
totally eliminate
dangerous installations
within the masonry’s
60mm ‘danger zone’.
It is a reoccurring issue
that window installers
continue to overlook the
position of fasteners when
installing windows back to
masonry. If fastened within
60mm of the window opening edge, the substrate is instantly
placed under significant strain, as the fastener’s minimum safe
working edge distance is unachievable.This makes the substrate
vulnerable to failure or collapse, with expensive consequences. The
new JB-D Light has been specifically designed to avoid fixing within
the ‘danger zone’ by fastening deep into the masonry, at least
60mm from the outside edge of the wall, to provide a secure and
permanent fix.
Jamie Lewis, business development manager at SFS intec, says:
“The long term effects of poor installation of window bracket
systems can be very costly and cause significant damage to the
home. Our new system for masonry substrates will give
homeowners and specifiers the security and high performance
they need, to protect homes and investments throughout the
lifecycle of the building.” ❐
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and analyse a marker in a near identical
way that we recognise QR codes.
Solidor has launched its new AR app
to give customers additional interactive
material, when they simply point their
phone or tablet at an augmented reality
(AR) trigger photo or logo from the
Solidor brochure, or any other printed
material with Solidor branding.
For Solidor AR, Apple users can
download the app in the app Store while
those
with
Android
operating
systems can find theirs through
Google Play. Taking the latest
advert, users simply open up the app
and point it at one of the three
different trigger photos or Solidor
logo to open up three different
videos, to experience some incredibly
rich video content which is also
available on the company’s new Solidor
TV channel.
To experience Solidor AR for
yourself, download the app from the
App Store or Google Play and use with
one of the latest adverts or the newly
revised consumer brochure. ❐
www.solidor.co.uk
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PRODUCTS
Hardware
solution
Seeing things clearly
D
S
eceuninck has announced a
partnership
with
hardware
supplier VBH.The two companies have
developed the ideal hardware solutions
for Deceuninck systems. VBH has
tailored a number of complete PAS24
hardware packages for Deceuninck
fabricators to help secure contracts or
obtain Secured by Design accreditation
if required.
VBH has colour matched its
GreenteQ hybrid door hinges in a
number of RAL finishes to match
Deceuninck’s Colour360 range. The
hinge is also available in the eight
standard colours.VBH’s range includes
options for Deceuninck’s single and
double doors, casement windows,
Monorail and sliding patio door.VBH has
produced a stunning 104-page hard
back ring binder featuring the PAS24
package products and others to fit
Deceuninck systems.
Roy Frost, Deceuninck managing
director says: “This partnership is a big
step forward for our customers. VBH’s
premium range of attractive and secure
door and window hardware makes it
easy for Deceuninck customers to offer
Secured by Design products in
Deceuninck’s Colour360 range.” ❐
www.deceuninck.com
Read
THE FABRICATOR
on-line at
www.thefabricator.pro
The Fabricator 2014
aint-Gobain Glass has launched
SGGViewclear which, it claims, offers
strong anti-condensation protection and
best in class WERS performance.
The coating is designed to keep the
external glass pane temperature above
the dew point, helping to prevent
condensation from forming.The result is
a high-performance glazing solution that
maintains excellent visibility through the
window by significantly reducing the
number
of
days
affected
by
condensation.
Craig Dodsworth, head of marketing
at Saint-Gobain Glass says: “As
legislation has evolved, the demands on
thermal performance of windows
continues to increase. This, combined
with innovations such as triple glazing,
present the industry with a challenge –
how to deliver windows with
exceptional
thermal
performance
without compromising the view –
impacted by the build of condensation
on the exterior pane of glass.
Consumers are often frustrated by the
lack of visibility which can occur during
the spring and autumn months. Now
with SGGViewclear, there is a solution.
SGGViewclear is positioned on the
external surface of an insulating glass
unit, either double or triple, where it
can be combined with a highperformance SGGPlanitherm Low-E
coating to achieve high thermal
performance. ❐
www.saint-gobain.co.uk
GGF Training has
updated its website
www.ggftraining.com
with the FENSA
homepage on the
site now linking
customers to the
FENSA registration
page on
www.fensa.org.uk and
subsequently redirecting customers
to the minimal
technical competency (MTC) registration page. Once registered,
customers will then be able to use GGF Training to become fully
compliant.
With this development of the GGF Training website, customers
will now be able to register and pay for their required re-sits and
register onto a newly launched continual professional development
(CPD) route of MTC compliance which is available to any installer
or surveyor who has achieved a fenestration NVQ over five years
ago.
Jon Vanstone, GGF training managing director says:“This online
development will make MTC training and compliance much easier
for customers.With the 6th June deadline fast approaching, I’d urge
every company to act fast and ensure they are operating legally by
becoming MTC compliant.” ❐
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