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April 27th, 2022
Flush sash, two markets

The general consensus is that you need a decent flush casement in your product portfolio,…

March 15th, 2022
Seal-Lite bounces back from pandemic woes

Clevedon-based trade fabricator Seal-Lite used the challenges created by the pandemic to boost its product…

February 14th, 2022
Did the market grow during the pandemic?

The past two years have been about dealing with what is happening in the moment,…

November 29th, 2021
Finishing touches

We catch up with Ian Cocken, Director of Sales and Marketing, aluplast, who explains how…

November 29th, 2021
Looking to the future

aluplast’s Managing Director, Keith White, looks ahead to some of the key challenges and opportunities…

October 22nd, 2021
The rise of flush

Ian Cocken, Director of Sales and Marketing, aluplast, discusses the success of flush sash and…

October 22nd, 2021
Eyes on the prize

Nominated for Best New Product at the G21 Awards, Ian Cocken, Director of Sales and…

October 22nd, 2021
aluplast set to double capacity with new £26m production facility

aluplast remains on target to start production at its latest, state-of-the-art facility by the second…

September 27th, 2021
‘Next gen’ Smart-Slide patio door nominated for G21 Product of the Year

The Smart-Slide PVC patio door from aluplast has been nominated for Best New Product at…

September 27th, 2021
Security detail

Covid-19 has had a profound effect on the way we live. In recent months we…

September 27th, 2021
Sales of foiled product more than double for Active Windows

Active Windows has reported that the volume of foiled product that it is manufacturing and…

September 27th, 2021
The million-dollar question

“Demand from the retail sector has been exceptionally high since the first half of 2020…

September 27th, 2021
aluplast doubles turnover over 24-month period

aluplast has doubled its turnover for the last two years, significantly expanding its market share…

August 31st, 2021
Don’t be left out in the cold on Part L

“New rules, designed to improve the standard of energy efficiency in homes are due to…

August 19th, 2021
Sustainability means business

“Climate change and green issues were really starting to take hold in the run up…

August 19th, 2021
aluplast UK increases stock foil offer with addition of Agate Grey

aluplast UK has added Agate Grey to its stock foil offer, increasing the number of…

August 19th, 2021
aluplast UK announces new appointments to bolster sales and technical support teams

aluplast UK has enhanced its existing sales and technical support capability with the appointment of…

August 19th, 2021
Sales of flush sash up 20% for Affordable Window Systems

aluplast customer, Affordable Window Systems, has reported sales growth of 20% year on year for…

July 23rd, 2021
More than just another window company

We manufacture and sell directly to homeowners and our business model is based on delivering…

July 13th, 2021
aluplast upgrades flush casement offering

aluplast has unveiled an upgraded version of its flush casement, further enhancing its aesthetic appeal…

June 28th, 2021
Evolve Window Systems triples output on foils with aluplast

aluplast customer, Evolve Window Systems, has taken advantage of high levels of foiled stock and…

June 28th, 2021
The best PVC patio we’ve ever fitted

“We’ve been in business for over 40 years, and I can honestly say that Smart-Slide…

June 2nd, 2021
A smarter solution

Ian Cocken, Director of Sales and Marketing at Aluplast UK, discusses the advantages of the…

May 28th, 2021
The scale of our resources will keep surcharges to a minimum

By Ian Cocken, Director of Sales and Marketing, aluplast We are currently experiencing an extremely…

May 25th, 2021
Selling on colour and quality

“We have tripled our output on foiled product, but we couldn’t have done this without…

aludec aluminium foil
May 25th, 2021
aludec – the next generation aluminium foil

aluplast’s Director of Sales and Marketing, Ian Cocken, discusses the benefits of the next generation…

April 30th, 2021
A green light for sustainability

“The failure of the Green Homes Grant scheme may have left the industry feeling a…

April 13th, 2021
Flush to the finish

When aluplast launched its flush casement in 2018, by the admission of its Director of…

April 12th, 2021
Bigger is better

“Looking ahead, the outlook is extremely encouraging for the industry,” says Ian Cocken, Director of…

March 26th, 2021
aludec – better than the real thing?

“Record levels of activity in the retail sector, and the continuing increase in popularity of…

Smart Slide patio door
March 26th, 2021
Security service

With Covid restrictions forcing more people to stay at home for longer, it would be…

Smart Slide patio door
March 26th, 2021
Can PVC-U ever go head-to-head with aluminium on design?

“There are some very high-end glass-bonded aluminium systems out there, which deliver incredible sightlines”, says…

aludec aluminium foil
March 22nd, 2021
‘Aluminium aesthetic’ at a fraction of the cost

aluplast has unveiled its next generation foil options, which emulate the appearance of aluminium, in…

March 22nd, 2021
Demand for foils driving growth for aluplast

aluplast is on target to double its year-on-year turnover, at Q1 2021, with demand for…

August 25th, 2020
Stock foils on the ground

aluplast has said it continues to be able to supply stock foils rapid turnaround, despite…

August 3rd, 2020
aluplast enhances colour offer with Smooth Anthracite Grey

aluplast has expanded its standard foil offering with the option for Smooth Anthracite Grey on…

June 18th, 2020
aluplast redefines the PVC-U patio with 4.5m wide two-panel inline sliding door

aluplast has extended the reach of inline PVC-U sliding doors with the launch of its…

January 23rd, 2020
What does 2020 hold for the UK window and door industry?

We take a look at the challenges and areas of opportunity in the window and…

December 9th, 2019
We’re heading for Fensterbau!

We’ll be at Fensterbau Frontale 18-21 March. With one of the show’s largest presences, we’re profiling our…

October 30th, 2019
aluplast to set out its 2020 vision for the UK at Fensterbau

aluplast will showcase its expanded product range including a series of new innovations developed specifically…

August 13th, 2019
Supply and demand

Government plans to ramp up housebuilding to 300,000 homes a year have so far failed…

August 13th, 2019
aluplast Ideal 70 delivers on innovative two-storey application

aluplast’s Ideal 70 has been specified on a contemporary conversion of a residential care home,…

May 15th, 2019
aluplast doubles stock holding in the UK

aluplast has increased its stock holding in the UK to insulate its customers from potential…

March 25th, 2019
aluplast reports continuing growth

aluplast has reported the continuing growth of its UK business, announcing sustained increase in sales…

February 26th, 2019
Sekura Window Centre signs up to aluplast Lift-and-Slide

North east trade specialist, Sekura Window Centre, has signed up to become the latest fabricator…

January 24th, 2019
PVC-U foils: redefined

Will a new generation foils transform the way that PVC-U is sold in 2019? We’re…

January 16th, 2019
aluplast unveils ‘next generation’ PVC-U foil

aluplast has launched Woodec, a next generation foil which replicates the natural appearance of timber…

November 5th, 2018
Can growth in energy efficient flush fit casement windows continue?

We launched our new flush fit casement sash earlier this autumn. Ian Cocken, our Director…

October 5th, 2018
aluplast unveils new global product offering at UK held, international conference

aluplast has showcased a trio of new product innovations at its series of International Innovation…

September 14th, 2018
Setting course

What are the key drivers shaping product innovation in the window and door industry and…

September 14th, 2018
aluplast launches new modular flush-fit casement sash

aluplast has continued its investment in the UK window and door industry with the launch…

August 2nd, 2018
Sustainability and your bottom-line

New studies show that retailers are missing out on increased revenues by not communicating the…

July 26th, 2018
Showing its metal

aluplast launched its new Ideal 4000 PVC-U casement in 2016. Two-years in and our  energy…

July 20th, 2018
Cherry Tree Mews: An aluplast Ideal 70 installation by DGlass

New build specialist DGlass completed an Ideal 70 installation on the site of a former…

June 25th, 2018
Pressure is building on government to introduce a far more rigorous set of standards for new build homes

Drill down and the figures speak for themselves. 45% of UK carbon emissions come from…

June 14th, 2018
Aluminium on-trend

Aluminium is on course to reach a 17-year high by 2020. According to Palmer Market…

June 12th, 2018
Blueprint for growth – D Glass signs to aluplast

aluplast has continued its rapid growth in the UK, agreeing a new supply deal with…

June 8th, 2018
Is energy efficiency a key driver of sales in the patio and bi-folding door markets?

Majoring on Passive Haus standard performance and its new aluskin aluminium external cladding option,  aluplast…

May 24th, 2018
Is foil base surface stability a ticking time bomb?

Ian Cocken, Director of Sales and Marketing, aluplast asks could problem foil surface stability mean that…

May 9th, 2018
aluplast Passiv-haus equivalent standard Lift-and-Slide

aluplast’s new Lift-and-Slide door offers Passive Haus standard U-values. Yet this is just one of…

March 19th, 2018
Double vision’ – aluplast expands foiling capacity

aluplast has completed a major investment programme to double its European-wide foiling capacity bringing increased…

March 14th, 2018
aluplast Lift-and-Slide to take centre-stage at Fensterbau

aluplast will showcase its highly innovative and ultra-thermally efficient Lift-and-Slide Patio door, at Fensterbau 21…

May 26th, 2017
aluplast Lift-and-Slide a showstopper at this year’s FIT show

Offering significantly reduced manufacturing times, Passive Haus equivalent standard thermal efficiency and modular aluskin aluminium…

May 24th, 2017
aluplast at The FIT Show

Do people know quite how much resource sits behind our UK offer? The answer probably…

April 28th, 2017
Why aluminium’s end-user appeal is driving opportunities in PVC-U

Aluminium has enjoyed rapid growth and is predicted to continue to do so. Paradoxically, this…

April 28th, 2017
The continuing rise of the trade counter

There appears an irresistible logic to the argument. In the face of economic pressure, installation…

April 28th, 2017
aluplast launches its no surcharge bespoke foiling service

aluplast has launched a rapid delivery specials foiling service, offering lead times of 15 days…

April 28th, 2017
The Green Credentials for aluplast and its Pvcu Window and Door Systems

The shift to calcium organic stabilisers, represents a significant opportunity to re-brand PVC – assuming…

April 28th, 2017
Clear ambition in the Valleys.

With its state-of-the art frame and glass manufacturing capability, Glamorgan Glazing has positioned itself to…

April 28th, 2017
aluplast preview the new Ideal 4000 UK Casement Aluminium clad window and door system at Fensterbau

aluplast has given UK fabricators a preview of its new UK system at Fensterbau/Frontale 2016….

April 28th, 2017
Aluplast talks to its longstanding fabricator Rapidframe about differentiation and its green credentials.

Its money that makes the world go round. Moral messaging on sustainability has been far…

April 28th, 2017
‘Creature comforts’: aluplast Ideal 70 specified by Edinburgh Zoo

The Ideal 70 system from aluplast has been specified as part of a refurbishment project…

April 28th, 2017
aluplast signs up Local Home Solutions of Huddersfield

aluplast has agreed an exclusive supply agreement with Local Home Solutions for the ecotech Ideal…

April 28th, 2017
aluplast signals UK intent with move to larger premises

aluplast has moved into new 40,000 sq ft premises significantly increasing its stock holding in…

January 6th, 2017
Configure your own windows.

A new concept in design. You can now design your home with aluplast windows and…

January 3rd, 2017
The impact of Brexit

The dust is starting to settle but what will be the impact of Brexit to…

January 25th, 2016
21st Century Trade – The rise [and rise] of the trade counter

There appears an irresistible logic to the argument. In the face of economic pressure, installation…

November 30th, 2015
aluplast appoints new Director of Sales and Marketing

Ian Cocken has joined aluplast as Director of Sales and Marketing, as part of the…

November 9th, 2015
In ‘profile’: BBC features aluplast model as roadmap to new UK productivity

Radio 5 Live has profiled the operational model used by aluplast and in particular, its…

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