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GGP February 2017

* Average net circ Jan 2016 - Dec 2016: 10,500 February 2017 On The Cover... 10 Atlas Installation of the Year Awards 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. 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 February 2017 03 Editor’s Comment 06 News 13 Letters 14 Trade News 18 People 24 Glass & Glass Processing 34 Doors & Commercial Entrances 46 Aluminium 58 Spotlight – Roseview 60 Energy Efficiency 70 Spotlight – Dekko Window Systems 72 Hardware & Security 82 Comment – Eurocell 84 Company Profile – Kingfisher Windows 88 Fabricator View 90 Machines 98 Installations 100 Fabricator & Installer World 102 Products & Services 104 Case Study – Combilift 114 In The Hot Seat Follow us on… @GGPMag Stuga is a British manufacturer of automated CNC machines for producing uPVC window and door frames. With a wide range of sawing and machining centres Stuga customers are backed up by a national network of geographically based technicians and a state of the art service centre all based in Norfolk. 4 CONTENTS The industry’s best writing is in GGP... 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 Georgie Lewis glewis@unity-media.com Circulation 01732 748084 Reprographic Controller Tom Jackson Finance Director Helen Lawson To subscribe call: 01732 748084 Head Office The Manor, Nepicar House, London Road, Wrotham Heath, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 7RS Tel: 01732 748000 Fax: 01732 748001 © 2015 Unity Business Press Est 1985 ISSN: 0269-0659 Distinction Doors’ Chantel Roach discusses why the composite door sector continues to outperform the rest of the industry RegaLead reveals Urban – its new aluminium front door offering Yale’s Paul Atkinson explores trends that will impact the door installation market over the coming months 72 36 After a record year in 2016, Roseview Windows says it is looking forward to an even better 2017 48 58


GGP February 2017
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