This week’s news from doors and windows manufacturers


  • Leaderflush Shapland has achieved the Achilles Building Confidence accreditation for the fourth year running across all its brands. The doorset manufacturer’s brands include Longden and Fitzpatrick. Building Confidence is a supplier of pre-qualification and accreditation services that look at environmental and health and safety procedures.
  • Faber Blinds UK has launched a brochure covering the firm’s range of internal and external blinds, colours and fabrics together with a technical section covering automated systems and support services called “A guide to solar shading”. The 32-page brochure is aimed at providing information for the architect, specifier and contractor.
  • IBL, the glass restoration and upgrading service, has rebranded as Revitaglaze. The move is part of commercial plans to expand and develop the firm internationally. The business offers glass polishing, window filming, vinyl branding and window stickers.
  • IQ Glass has launched an app for the iPhone and iPod Touch for the firm’s Minimal Windows system that offers architects and contractors the opportunity to create budget quotations for their projects. Specifiers are able to chose the number of panes and sliding panes in a project, along with the opening width and height.
  • Abloy UK has released a new product catalogue available online and in print. It covers the company’s complete product range, including door furniture, closers and locks. The new catalogue includes expanded information on the products with more solutions to applications and additional technical data. The catalogue is aimed at specifiers, installers and end-users. 쇓