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Joinery sales continue to encourage but can the sector attract the labour to meet future construction demand?
28 August 2015 - Sales volumes are growing comfortable but some members have been squeezed on prices and one of the main causes of concern is the ability of joinery companies to attract and pay for skilled labour Read more...Latest News
Fly the flag for British joinery: Last chance to enter the industry’s most prestigious awards
25 August 2015 - All joinery manufacturing and woodworking firms are being urged to get the recognition they deserve, and help raise the profile of British joinery, by entering the BWF Awards in 2015 before the 11th September 2015 deadline. Read more...Latest News
Gate Safety Week returns with aim of making accidents from unsafe powered gates a thing of the past
25 August 2015 - ‘Gate Safety Week’ will be held again this year, from 12th – 18th October in a bid to continue to engage, educate and encourage best practice and improved standards across the industry. Read more...Latest News
W16: An opportunity to see running woodwork machinery together with components and materials all under one roof
25 August 2015 - W16 is a high profile event showcasing the latest products and developments to an industry which constantly searches for differentiated product and production capability Read more...Latest News
Standards for stairs, windows and fire doors under review
12 August 2015 - The following joinery standards, which cover for stairs, windows, doors and fire doors are under review... Read more...Latest News
EU Circular Economy Consultation – deadline 20 August
11 August 2015 - The Commission is aiming to present a new, more ambitious circular economy strategy late in 2015, to transform Europe into a more competitive resource-efficient economy. Scotland is also starting a consultation on the issue. Read more...Latest News
New technical guidance published on hotel bedroom locks
10 August 2015 - New specialist advice on legal compliance with the technical standards for hotel bedroom locks has been published this month for architects, specifiers, door manufacturers and architectural ironmongers working on hotel projects. Read more...Latest News
Supply Chain Opportunity with Barratt – 21 August 2015 application deadline
30 July 2015 - Barratt Developments PLC, one of the UK’s largest homebuilders, has approached the CPA to offer construction product manufacturers and distributors both large and small an opportunity to promote your innovative products and services Read more...Latest News
New appointment strengthens joinery industry representation in Scotland
30 July 2015 - The appointment is strategically important to the growth of the BWF in Scotland, and to ensuring the joinery industry is sufficiently over the course of this Parliament and in the run up to the Scottish Government Election in May 2016. Read more...Latest News
BWF webinar on mandatory security ratings for doors and windows ‘really got to the nub of the issue’
30 July 2015 - The lunchtime Part Q Webinar enabled the BWF’s technical director, Kevin Underwood, to go through the forthcoming changes and answer a wide range of question from members on how it would affect their businesses. Read more...Latest News
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