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GGP August 2015

* Average net circ Jan 2014 - Dec 2014: 10,492 August 2015 On The Cover... Controlled free circulation: Glass & Glazing Products is available free of charge to personnel who come within terms of control. Copies are available on subscription to persons who do not qualify. Subscription Rates: Annual UK: £35 Overseas: £50 Single Copies: UK: £3.50 Overseas: £4 Glass & Glazing Products is published by Unity Business Press, a part of Unity Media Communications Plc. Publisher of 18 titles including: Conservatory Magazine; Heating & Plumbing Monthly; Roofing Cladding & Insulation; and the RCi Annual Directory. David O’Mara, from door manufacturer Hörmann, explains how aluminium entrance doors can offer market leading quality, security and ‘U’ values Printers: William Gibbons & Sons, Willenhall, West Midlands, WV13 3XT. Direct input by Unity Media plc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic of mechanical. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy the publishers do not accept liability for errors, printing or otherwise, appearing within this publication. Some of the colour pictures used editorially are provided and paid for by suppliers. The views expressed by contributors are not necessarily those of the editor or publisher. www.ggpmag.com August 2015 03 Editor’s Comment 06 News 16 Trade News 20 People 24 Glass & Glass Processing 31 FENSA News 32 Doors & Commercial Entrances 38 Installer View 40 Colour 44 Comment: Roy Frost, Deceuninck 45 In The Hot Seat 46 Aluminium 56 IT & Software 60 Comment: Colin Torley, Veka 63 Hardware & Security 68 Fabricator View 70 Machinery 76 Fabricator & Installer World 79 Products & Services 80 Installations 90 Toolbox Follow us on… @GGPMag Kommerling’s new lift and slide PremiDoor 88 sets new benchmarks in terms of size capabilities, thermal insulation and sound reduction properties. It’s also available in over 40 foiled finishes, with an innovative AluClip aluminium exterior, along with the new ground-breaking colour concept, proCoverTec.  4 CONTENTS The industry’s best writing is in GGP... 24 31 50 44 90 Editor Luke Wood 01732 748000 lwood@unity-media.com Deputy Editor Sophie Stevens 01732 748036 sstevens@unity-media.com Advertisement Sales Director Andy Dunn 01732 748065 Advertisement Sales Manager Dawn Tucker 01732 748063 dtucker@unity-media.com Area Sales Manager Sarah Knight 01732 748061 sknight@unity-media.com Production Manager Jo Claydon-Smith 01732 748064 Fax: 01732 748006 jclaydon-smith@unity-media.com Production Assistant Debbie Marsh 01732 748050 dmarsh@unity-media.com Circulation 01732 748084 Reprographic Controller Tom Jackson Finance Director Helen Lawson To subscribe call: 01732 748084 Head Office Becket House, Vestry Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN14 5EJ Tel: 01732 748000 Fax: 01732 748001 © 2015 Unity Business Press Est 1985 ISSN: 0269-0659 Morley Glass and Glazing’s MD, Ian Short, talks about the importance of having a decent supplier Mark Brown, of Grantchester Construction (Eastern), explains how simple it was to join FENSA Pay As You Go Roy Frost, Deceuninck UK’s MD, on why it’s important to aim high when it comes to design The Window Company (Contracts) senior fitter, Garry Smith, tackles the issues of ventilation and trickle vents


GGP August 2015
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