Glass Times editor Nathan Bushell reports on Veka Recycling’s fully operational site in Wellingborough. About ten years ago I visited Veka’s recycling site in Germany, which, even by today’s standards, was...
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Interpretation of Part K ‘increasing cost and risk’
The interpretative nature of specification under Part K is leading to wide variations in specification of IGUs and balustrading, according to Cornwall Glass. The south...
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Bavelloni acquires Glaston Tools
Bavelloni has acquired all of the shares of Glaston Tools, which specialises, in the production and sale of tools for glass and natural stone processing. Glaston Tools, which already supplies tools...
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Hackitt announcement welcomed
The British Board of Agrément has welcomed the government’s announcement that it is to implement all recommendations put forward by the Hackitt review. The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) also...
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Recycling site begins production
Veka Recycling has begun full production at the company’s new headquarters site in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. From acquisition in February 2018 of the 5.5-acre site on the town’s Finedon Road Industrial Estate,...
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Slower rise in commercial work weighs on construction growth at the end of 2018
UK construction firms indicated a disappointing end to 2018 as business activity growth eased to a three-month low and new orders...
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Appetite for industry insight
Ultraframe has hosted a training event at Colchester United Football Club for more than 50 customers. The company’s Clitheroe-based training school has educated thousands of fabricators and installers over the years,...
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Fast track NVQ qualifications
Pro-Fitter, training provider of window, door and conservatory products, has partnered with the...
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Power vacuum
Pilkington UK has signed up four new dealers to supply Pilkington Spacia to customers across the UK. Pilkington Spacia is a vacuum insulated unit that has the thickness of single glazing...
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Extra confidence
Build Check has joined Certass Trade Association (TA) as an associate member and been named an accredited Certass Service Provider. Certass Service Provider accreditation is reserved for...
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Fastener support
Rapierstar has become an exclusive supply partner for Veka’s UK Technical Workshop in Burnley. The Technical Workshop allows indicative testing to be conducted on a wide range of customer window and...
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Fundraising total
GM Fundraising raised more than £142,000 for Hope House Children’s Hospices in 2018, which takes their total amount raised over the last 22 years to £1.83 million. Gary Morton, founder of...
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£400 for 40
Cornwall Glass has donated in excess of £19,000 to charities and community groups throughout Cornwall as part of its 40th birthday...
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Cycling challenge
Glyn Moorhouse from Oakland Glass is taking part in GM Fundraising’s ‘From Russia with Hope’ cycling challenge. “I was involved in GM Fundraising’s first all-female challenge, Paddle2Pedal, last year...
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New team for a new year
Renolit has made two appointments to its Exterior UK and Ireland team: Alex Callan has joined as business manager; and John Gray has joined as account manager. Sales director Mark McDonagh...
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In tune
The Boing Boing Group has appointed Amy Jansen as projects and marketing manager. CEO Gary Morton said: “A trained opera singer...
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UK MD appointed
Reynaers has appointed Richard Hall as managing director for the UK subsidiary of the business.Richard has over 22 years’ experience in sales, marketing, engineering and supply chain roles. He joins...
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New faces
The marketing department of Veka Group has welcomed two new employees: marketing communications manager Angela Wales, and digital marketing manager Jessica Husband. Marketing director, Dawn Stockell, said: “Both Jess...
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New co-ordinator
Elumatec has appointed Cranfield School of Management-graduate Melissa Giannotti as sales and marketing co-ordinator. Melissa, the company said, “brings extensive experience of B2B sales and...
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