So here we are at the end of the first ‘normal’ year since 2019, writes The Fabricator Magazine Editor, John Roper, going on to explain that normal is relative what with a war in Europe, energy prices rocketing and high inflation with interest rates to match. Whatever will 2023 bring? Roper has read the runes and believes the window industry will not just cope but may even do quite nicely. To Read More – Click The Pic
Marketing - What’s the next step?
Andrew Scott discusses why now is the perfect time for ambitious businesses to utilise marketing to tackle the cost-of-living crisis and current economic climate to generate a steady stream of leads and win new business. To Read More – Click The Pic
Energy - We’re waiting...
Mike Foster, CEO of the Energy & Utilities Alliance, has called on the government to get on with delivering the vision it laid out in 2019 to make the UK a world-leading hydrogen economy instead of falling behind in the hydrogen energy race. To Read More – Click The Pic
Energy - Energy Calculator
Dekko Window Systems is featuring Deceuninck UK’s new energy saving calculator on its website, which enables window companies to work with their customers and calculate how much money and CO2 could be saved by fitting new windows. To Read More – Click The Pic
Machinery - Mechanics 101
Stephen Greenall, technical engineer (machinery) for Schüco UK & IRE explains what you need to know when you’re considering installing machinery to process aluminium in your fabrication workshop for the first time – and answers some frequently asked questions. To Read More – Click The Pic
Aluminium - Element for change
The UK’s £3bn aluminium industry employing 39,000 people, has a ‘once in a generation’ opportunity to drive sustainability, the circular economy and the transition to Net Zero according to Tom Jones, CEO of the Aluminium Federation. To Read More – Click The Pic
Aluminium, since its commercial debut in the 1880s, has shaped our world in so many ways. In fact, if the metal did not exist, much of what we take for granted today would never have been possible, says Aluprof’s Wojciech Brozyna. To Read More – Click The Pic
Commercial Installs - Still number one
Andrew Cross of Kestrel Aluminium Systems explains why sustainable and energy efficient aluminium should be the building material of choice for fabricators and installers as it meets the need of modern building and can help on the path towards net-zero construction. To Read More – Click The Pic
CAB Column - Go for strategy?
The government has said ‘our choice of materials, and the way we design, and construct buildings will need to change to reduce their embodied carbon’. Phil Slinger of the Council for Aluminium in Building responds. To Read More – Click The Pic