As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of innovative and sustainable architectural aluminium systems, Reynaers Aluminium prides itself on delivering high-quality window, door and curtain walling systems for residential and commercial projects. Expertly engineered, each system is designed to meet the highest requirements when it comes to critical characteristics such as design, functionality, performance and aesthetics. It is this combination of unparalleled product quality, expertise and innovation which makes Reynaers the partner of choice for architects, fabricators and installers alike. Based in Birmingham, Reynaers is ideally placed to support projects across the UK. Alongside its Knowledge Centre and warehouse, Reynaers’ showroom provides a space for customers to explore products and receive hands-on training.
Ab Initio Systems are the creators of AdminBase, the tried, tested and trusted CRM solution for the home improvement industry. AdminBase has been the home improvement industry’s CRM of choice
for over 25 years and has thousands of users throughout the UK. It is a complete system for companies of all sizes and covers all functions from managing enquiries to order fulfillment and warranty claims.
AdminBase’s Customer Portal feature was named the winner of the ‘Best Installer Support Programme or Service’ category at the 2022 GGP Installer awards. The AdminBase team continue to create innovative features for their customers.
Carl F Groupco supplies the UK fenestration industry with an extensive range of high quality window and door hardware components. With distribution centres located in Peterborough and Cumbernauld, we operate on a national scale serving fabricators throughout the UK and Ireland, including the Scottish Highlands and Offshore Islands.
The company history dates back to the 1950’s and has been at the forefront of hardware evolution, which in 2016 saw the launch of SmartSecure, a dedicated division for smart access control and motorised locking solution. The company works in partnership with leading European hardware manufacturers to provide a broad range of locks, handles, hinges and associated furniture which customers can trust are tried, tested and proven.
Morley Glass is the UK’s leading manufacturer of bespoke integral blinds. Its Uni-Blinds® range of premium shading and privacy solutions are built exclusively on the globally renowned ScreenLine® systems to guarantee outstanding aesthetics and long-term reliability.
All integral blind units are manufactured at its Leeds factory and delivered to installers with complimentary delivery in as little as 10-12 days. Morley Glass supports its approved installers with a comprehensive marketing, sales, technical, and aftersales package, and it provides a free post-consumer glass collection and recycling service which helps them save money by reducing their landfill waste.
GQA is the fenestration industry’s leading awarding and qualifications writing organisation. We have over 100 industry relevant qualifications delivered through over 200 approved centres covering the four nations of the United Kingdom.
We are committed to seeing our industry hone the skills of its tradespeople so that homeowners can always be confident of receiving the best quality of workmanship and service, and the learning opportunities and qualifications we offer help to underpin this aim.
We also believe being able to offer learning and qualifications opportunities helps to make our industry an attractive career choice for youngsters leaving the education sector, and working alongside key partners such as Building Our Skills, we will continue to try and bring new talent to the industry to bridge the growing skills gap.
Building Our Skills – Making Fenestration, Glass and Glazing a Career of Choice is committed to bridging the growing skills gap by working closely with employers and other organisations to attract new entrants to the industry, and by upskilling the existing workforce to inspire them to see the industry as a home for their long term career ambitions, and not just a job for now.
The organisation works with a large number of industry employers and individual employees to help promote its message that the industry is a home for everyone, whatever their skills and whatever their career ambitions.
Our aim is to inform, encourage, support and inspire.
Established in 1996, UAP specialises in locks and hardware for doors and windows. With a reputation for innovation and quality, UAP’s unrivalled product range can meet standard and bespoke requirements.
Homeowners can choose from more than 3,500 competitively priced product lines, ranging from door knockers, letterplates and handles through to security items for windows and doors.
UAP’s latest innovation is an advanced, ultra-secure electronic door lock, designed and tested in the UK. Launched following five years of research and development, the IONIC maximises security and convenience for homeowners and can be installed on timber, aluminium, and composite doors.
Simple to use, the IONIC can be operated using a smartphone App, a fob, a push button on the inside of the door, a thumb turn, or an override key in an emergency. Improving aesthetics, the lock can also be fitted with a wide variety of door handles, including lever on rose.