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Promac Announces Key ‘Vitrum Agreements’

Promac Group has unveiled four new supply agreements, in addition announcing a series of new strategic associations agreed at Vitrum 2019. Held at the beginning of October, the glass machinery expo, attracted exhibitors, IGU manufacturers and glass processors from...

Graf Weld Industry Buy-In?

The defining seamless finish delivered by the Graf SL4-FF has been a defining influence on trade supply. It’s subsequent incarnations, the SL4FF EVO - which offers the same ground-breaking seamless weld but with even more exacting tolerances – and the SL4-H FF, which...

An End To Remakes?

Remakes cost glass processors and IGU manufactures with hundreds of thousands each year. So just imagine how much extra profit you could make if they didn’t. We report. The stakes are high. Margin in IGU manufacture is on a knife-edge and not much better in...

Edging Ahead

Sales of higher and value-added products are increasing. Standard runs now combining enhanced security laminates, acoustic control and any number of solar reflective coatings. That’s good for business as a glass processor. If you’re adding more value you can charge a...

Efficiency Gains Of Up To 240%: The FOM ADIR C

Offering efficiency gains of more than 240% compared to traditional prepping and routing of bar length profiles, Promac Group argues the FOM ADIR can pay for itself within only a few months of installation. The ADIR C was launched by FOM in 2016 but has, according to...

FOREL. “NO LIMITS” – NOW MORE THAN EVER

Over 250 guests from more than 30 Countries all over the World, arrived for a three-day event dedicated to technological innovation in the glass sector, with special focus on the processing of large formats insulating glass units but also relative to the latest...

Emplas invests in Graf SLS Welder

Emplas has added seamless bay sill welds to its product range following investment in a new Graf SLS Seamless Sill Welder. Part of Emplas’ continuous programme of product development, the new SLS Welder supplied by Promac Group, gives Emplas new capability to...

FOREL – The Profile Bender offers the Arm to the Warm Edge

FOREL developed and upgraded its Automatic Profile Bender (ART. PBA632) to cater to different needs and typologies of material. Warm Edge insulating properties, which bring important economical savings, are the reasons for the growing success of this kind of profile....

Aluminium in the mainstream

Lancashire Trade Frames case study Lancashire Trade Frames has earned its crust and its reputation through the manufacture of PVC-U windows and doors. It has also, however, been among an early wave of PVC-U fabricators to set their sights on aluminium, bringing...

FOREL, THE PROFILE BENDER OFFERS THE SMART ARM TO THE WARM EDGE

Warm Edge insulating properties, which bring important economical savings, are the reasons for the growing success of this kind of profile. As glassworkers know, the bending of plastic profile is an extremely delicate operation which requires precision and attention....