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Simple and effective lead management for the window industry

Switching to digital lead management and quotation tools is not only cutting the time installers spend on paperwork but helping them... Read More
Simple and effective lead management for the window...
Blogs 09th Nov 2017

Rapid foils growth

Emplas has said that more flexible delivery and increased affordability, have driven major growth in sales of foiled product.According... Read More
Rapid foils growth
Blogs 30th Oct 2017

Are your quotes winning or losing you business?

John Leary, Sales and Marketing Director, Emplas, explains how to create retail quotes that win you business and take just minutes... Read More
Are your quotes winning or losing you business?
Blogs 23rd Oct 2017

Emplas continues support for G-Awards

Emplas has continued its long-standing association with the G-Awards, announcing a new sponsorship agreement for the 2017 Awards.Held... Read More
Emplas continues support for G-Awards
Blogs 16th Oct 2017

Over-specification on PAS24 and SBD could mean Installers are losing business - warning

Emplas has warned that installers could be losing out on business by unnecessarily specifying laminated glass on windows in a &lsquo... Read More
Over-specification on PAS24 and SBD could mean Installers...
Latest News 02nd Oct 2017

Does the housing market slowdown spell doom for home improvement?

Growth in the UK housing market has slowed. What’s caused it and what does it mean for the home improvement sector.  Growth... Read More
Does the housing market slowdown spell doom for home...
Latest News 21st Sep 2017

Industry digs deep for cancer support charity

Generous support from across the industry has helped Emplas, Managing Director, Ryan Johnson raise more than £2,500 for cancer... Read More
Industry digs deep for cancer support charity
Latest News 21st Sep 2017

Emplas cuts quotation time to the end client to minutes

Emplas has stripped hours out of the time taken to create professional quotes to the end client with its new quotation software.... Read More
Emplas cuts quotation time to the end client to minutes...
Latest News 18th Sep 2017

Tools for the job: Emplas commits £1.4m to machinery investment

Emplas has continued its major investment programme with a £1.4million spend on new machinery – giving it a total output... Read More
Tools for the job: Emplas commits £1.4m to machinery...
Latest News 04th Sep 2017

Emplas reports continuing growth in Q1 and Q2

Emplas has reported growth of 20% this year on the same time last year, despite tougher trading conditions.  The fabricator... Read More
Emplas reports continuing growth in Q1 and Q2
Latest News 21st Aug 2017

2nd Generation

With a generation of conservatories already installed we find out why a decade on, the sector offers significant new opportunities... Read More
2nd Generation
Latest News 26th Jul 2017

Consolidation in fabrication

Venture capitalist funding has changed the shape of the systems market. Is it now doing the same in fabrication?   ... Read More
Consolidation in fabrication
Latest News 24th Jul 2017

A little more ‘stick than carrot’?

Ryan Johnson, Managing Director, Emplas suggests that a little more ‘stick’ may be required to encourage homeowners to... Read More
A little more ‘stick than carrot’?
Latest News 24th Jul 2017

Emplas boss to put his ‘best foot forward’ for Cancer support charity

Emplas, Managing Director, Ryan Johnson is taking on the Great North Run for cancer support charity, Macmillan. The largest half... Read More
Emplas boss to put his ‘best foot forward’ for...
Latest News 24th Jul 2017

Emplas completes organisational restructure as part of long term growth plans

Emplas has announced restructure of its senior management team as part of three-year strategic growth plan through to 2020. With... Read More
Emplas completes organisational restructure as part...
Latest News 28th Jun 2017

Emplas Factory Expansion: update

Emplas’ major extension of its manufacturing facility remains on course for completion this autumn with the steel superstructure... Read More
Emplas Factory Expansion: update
Latest News 26th Jun 2017

Homestyle

STANDFIRST: Homestyle became an Emplas customer in early 2017. We find out why and what difference it’s making to its operation... Read More
Homestyle
Case Studies 13th Jun 2017

HomeStyle, Micron Windows and Trade Supply sign with Emplas

Retail and trade counter businesses Homestyle, Micron Windows and Trade Supply Windows, have agreed a new supply deal with Emplas,... Read More
HomeStyle, Micron Windows and Trade Supply sign with...
Latest News 06th Jun 2017

Head of Purchasing

Emplas has strengthened its senior management team with the appoint of Glyn Roberts as its new Head of Purchasing.  With a number... Read More
Head of Purchasing
Latest News 02nd May 2017

Opportunities in conservatory roof replacements

Emplas has launched the new tiled UltraRoof380 light-weight and high performance solid roof system, opening-up access to the rapidly... Read More
Opportunities in conservatory roof replacements
Latest News 20th Apr 2017

Concrete plans: Emplas Factory Expansion

Work on a major extension of Emplas’ manufacturing hub is now well underway with the construction of a new car park and concrete... Read More
Concrete plans: Emplas Factory Expansion
Latest News 03rd Apr 2017

Emplas combines traditional style with high-performance in new flush casement

Emplas has confirmed its launch of Profile 22’s new cutting-edge Optima Flush system, which combines a technically advanced... Read More
Emplas combines traditional style with  high-performance in new flush casement...
Latest News 29th Mar 2017

Analysis

Why you need to be targeting the residential and commercial lettings market Landlords have just a year to improve the energy efficiency... Read More
Analysis
Latest News 28th Mar 2017

Emplas launches new ‘all-in-one’ brochure

Emplas has unveiled its new retail brochure, which brings one of the industry’s most comprehensive product offerings into a... Read More
Emplas launches new ‘all-in-one’ brochure
Latest News 15th Mar 2017

Emplas drives customer service with investment in dedicated estimating team

Emplas has created a dedicated six-strong estimating department, driving faster turnaround on quotes, and therefore orders, as part... Read More
Emplas drives customer service with investment in...
Latest News 01st Mar 2017

Why installers should be looking to partner with small housebuilders

STANDFIRST: The Government published its housing white paper this month [Feb]. We find out why it makes small and medium sized house... Read More
Why installers should be looking to partner with small...
Latest News 24th Feb 2017

Opportunities in window and door retail markets

Research reveals that while the home improvement sector contracted last year, installed value has held its own. John Leary, Sales... Read More
Opportunities in window and door retail markets
Blogs 16th Feb 2017

Enforced Energy efficiency upgrades generate opportunity in rental sector

With little more than a year to go before strict new laws governing the energy efficiency of rental properties come into force, Emplas... Read More
Enforced Energy efficiency upgrades generate opportunity in rental sector
Latest News 10th Feb 2017

Emplas cuts the cost of colour

Emplas has announced the expansion of its ex-stock colour range, cutting lead times and reducing costs as it builds a new offer, designed... Read More
Emplas cuts the cost of colour
Latest News 02nd Feb 2017

Breaking new ground: Emplas Factory Expansion

Work has begun on a major expansion of Emplas’ state-of-the-art manufacturing facility as the fabricator gears up for continuing... Read More
Breaking new ground:  Emplas Factory Expansion
Latest News 23rd Jan 2017

Thinking outside the box

STANDFIRST: New figures from Palmer Market Research suggests end-user expectation in the conservatory sector continues to shift towards... Read More
Thinking outside the box
Analysis 16th Jan 2017

Future Proof

  Brexit has cast a shadow over the industry’s growth prospects in 2017. We ask, is time to call time on traditional models... Read More
Future Proof
Case Studies 05th Dec 2016

Apprenticeships Feature

The UK is facing a housing shortage - something not lost on Government, which has recently unveiled funding packages worth billions... Read More
Apprenticeships Feature
Analysis 05th Dec 2016

Apprenticeships

The Apprentice!   Emplas has continued investment in its long-term future with the recruitment of 10 apprentices to its sales... Read More
Apprenticeships
Latest News 05th Dec 2016

Emplas adds unique hinge technology to its composite door range

 Emplas has added the new Dynamic 2D-C hinge, which features a unique patented horizontal adjustment system, to its composite... Read More
Emplas adds unique hinge technology  to its composite...
Latest News 01st Dec 2016

Emplas launches new website

Emplas has launched its new website, featuring a wealth of information on products, industry news, plus its award winning customer... Read More
Emplas launches new website
Latest News 08th Nov 2016

Building Brexit Britain

The Government has announced proposals to get UK housebuilders building. We discuss opportunities and challenges in the new build... Read More
Building Brexit Britain
Latest News 31st Oct 2016

Emplas reports positive response to P22’s new Optima system

Emplas has reported that it has now switched all new orders to Profile 22’s new Optima system ahead of manufacture from the... Read More
Emplas reports positive response to P22’s new Optima...
Latest News 16th Aug 2016

Energy and efficiency: Emplas supports 0.9W/m2K unit new build installation

Emplas, in partnership with Pilkington and new build window installation specialist Portico, has supplied IGU units with a high performance... Read More
Energy and efficiency: Emplas supports 0.9W/m2K unit...
Latest News 04th Jul 2016

Emplas publishes retail lead generation analysis

Emplas has published the findings of a study into retail lead generation within its own retail business T&K Home Improvements.... Read More
Emplas publishes retail lead generation analysis
Latest News 25th Apr 2016

Almost two-thirds of Emplas customers now ordering online

Emplas has announced that almost two-thirds of its trade customers are now opting to place orders online. Emplas launched its online... Read More
Almost two-thirds of Emplas customers now ordering...
Latest News 20th Apr 2016

Emplas confirms start for P22’s new Optima system

Emplas has confirmed that it will begin manufacture of Profile 22’s new cutting-edge technology Optima-sculptured and chamfered... Read More
Emplas confirms start for P22’s new Optima system...
Latest News 18th Apr 2016

Meet ‘EVA’ – lead generation, service and support

Emplas has launched EVA, the G15 Fabricator of the Year’s new online and ‘real world’ lead generation and sales... Read More
Meet ‘EVA’ – lead generation, service and support...
Latest News 02nd Mar 2016

Emplas Mears partnership delivers for community

Emplas has helped a residents group to give a new lease of life to a tired community hall in partnership with construction giant,... Read More
Emplas Mears partnership delivers for community
Blogs 01st Mar 2016

Emplas has product protection wrapped-up

Emplas has developed a new handling strategy, adding new corner protectors to all frames earlier in the manufacturing cycle, as part... Read More
Emplas has product protection wrapped-up
Latest News 21st Feb 2016

‘Nice Road Truckers’: Emplas installs cameras and real-time tracking to fleet

Emplas has installed front and rear facing cameras and real-time tracking throughout its fleet as part of a new drive on road safety... Read More
‘Nice Road Truckers’: Emplas installs cameras...
Latest News 18th Feb 2016

Emplas drives service with extension of order tracking to point of delivery

Emplas has extended its digital order tracking system to include its dispatch and delivery operation, in addition to the manufacturing... Read More
Emplas drives service with extension of order tracking...
Latest News 18th Jan 2016

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