www.ggpmag.com GUIDE TO ALUMINIUM
Welcome to the latest issue of Glass &
Glazing Products magazine's ‘Guide
To’ supplements, which this month is
dedicated to all things aluminium.
While it’s been a challenging year for the industry
– and one that continues to test us all as we settle in
for a second full lockdown in England – the aluminium
sector has continued to thrive.
Huge demand for home improvements has of
course played a big part in this success, which
combined with record breaking levels of activity in the
housing market, means the industry is in far better
shape than anyone could have imagined as we look
forward to the New Year.
For this issue of a Guide To Aluminium, we take a
closer look at some of the products that have been
performing so well over the course of the year, such as
Epwin’s Stellar system and the Decalu offering from
Both have won plaudits from installers for their
aesthetics and performance, but also, perhaps more
importantly, for the fact that they have raised the bar
signifi cantly in terms of ease and speed of fi tment.
In addition, we also take a look at some exciting new
products, including a ‘fl awless’ fl ush sash window from
AluFoldDirect which is now part of the fabricator’s
‘Everything Aluminium’ range, the recently unveiled
CS mm window from Aluk and new systems
from Schuco and Aluprof.
We also have an exclusive interview with Daniel
Baker, managing director of Origin, who reveals how
the company has performed in , the hard work
it puts in to remain competitive and its plans for the
future; plus insight into CAB’s Closed Loop Recycling
initiative, which encourages the recycling of aluminium
with the same grade alloys.
Lastly, we do our best to present a solution to the
on-going issue of supply chain integrity, by sitting
down with Anglo European’s Lee Marriott, and
discussing the benefi ts of working with a UK based
I hope you enjoy the issue.