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The FIT Show organisers have announced that the event will be annual from tthis year with the next one set to take place at the NEC on May 12th, 13th & 14th 2020.

FIT Show 2020 will occupy halls 2 & 3 at the NEC, returning with the same formula that has helped to establish it as the UK’s number one,exhibition for the glass, glazing, windows, doors and conservatories sectors. Visit Glass will return for its second year, as will the gala dinner, late night Tuesday and learning programme. In the coming months, organisers will work closely with the industry to ensure that the FIT Show’s platform is further developed.

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Trade fabricator Dempsey Dyer is celebrating its 42nd anniversary and 35 years of successful partnership with Deceuninck.

Founded in 1977, trade and commercial fabricator Dempsey Dyer supplies PVC-U, timber and aluminium windows and doors. For the past 35 years Deceuninck’s service and product range has supported Dempsey Dyer’s growth.

Managing director Peter Dyer says: “Our strong partnership with Deceuninck spans over three decades, and we value their willingness to work with us to solve problems. Deceuninck wants us to succeed, and crucially they support our business as a whole, not just the PVC-U side. We work closely with Deceuninck on manufacturing, marketing and technical specifications for complex projects, where their support is invaluable...

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Health and safety certified

 

GEZE UK is setting new standards having achieved the ISO 45001:2018 accreditation for health and safety – one of the first in the industry to gain the new award.

The company is also the first of GEZE’s worldwide subsidiaries to gain the accreditation.

ISO 45001 is an international standard that specifies the requirements for a management system that uses robust and effective processes for improving work safety in global supply chains and is also the world’s first international standard for occupational health and safety.

Designed to help organisations of all sizes and industries, ISO states that the new international standard is expected to reduce workplace injuries and illnesses.

The four-stage process is a vigorous route to document the company’s effortst.

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Flat pack phenomenon


More and more house builders are using modular build practices. While modular builds won’t mean new housing estates springing up in a matter of hours, it will considerably reduce the wait. However, that is just one of the benefits of a pre-fabricated approach, as Nick Cowley, managing director of uPVC windows and doors expert, Euramax, explains.

The flatpack phenomenon is still changing the way we live and work. In the last three decades, machinery and technology developments have meant that bigger, stronger and more efficient modular structures, including schools, business parks and medical facilities, are being built across the globe.

 

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 Veka nominated

Veka Group has been shortlisted in four categories of the upcoming Burnley Business Awards.The Group is shortlisted for manufacturing excellence, employer of the year and Burnley business of the year. Junior operations manager Khaleel Mahmood is a finalist in the young employee of the year category.

These nominations come just weeks after Veka Group won manufacturing company of the year at Lancashire’s Red Rose Awards.

Head of HR Gabriela Hammond says: “Veka Group is a major Burnley employer and we’re proud to contribute so significantly to the business community of our hometown...

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A homeowner from Chelmsford has become the latest winner of the Win Your Windows Back competition from Saint-Gobain Building Glass, winning £2796 to cover the cost of her new Planitherm windows.

 

Jane Lucas is the fourth and final winner of the quarterly prize draw, where Planitherm Network members have been encouraging their customers to win back the cost of their new high-performance windows and installation, up to the value of £10,000, to help launch the revitalised Planitherm Network.

Jane Lucas says: “I chose Planitherm glass as it retains heat in the house, therefore lowering my energy bills. The installer Silika installed the windows to a high standard, care and precision was taken to make sure they fitted perfectly and that I was very happy with the result.”

 

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Comment
The Editor writes
This time last year focus was on the issue of Dame Judith Hackitt's enquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster and the cost cutting policies that had caused  the problem. It seemed a matter of urgency to check cladding on similar buildings and, where necessary, to replace it. Nobody could disagree with the need to do this.The issue then became: who should pay? As far as the Housing
Secretary was concerned it should be the buildings' owners, the developers and landlords.
Sitting in a suburban house in a nice residential street it is hard – impossible really – to imagine what it must be like to live in a tower block, knowing that it is vulnerable and not knowing what your neighbours are up to. Not knowing
whether someone has a faulty fridge or has left a heater on.
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