Clearview National April 2019 - Issue 209 - Page 81

GLASS&SEALEDUNITS Glass company perfect match for Exeter Chiefs HOME, VIRTUAL HOME » » MORLEY GLASS & Glazing is getting ready to wow customers at the FIT Show in May with a 36m² exhibition stand complete with interactive tools to showcase its range of high-quality Uni-Blind sealed units with ScreenLine integral blinds and Uni-Blinds®. All this, alongside something a little different and entirely new for the business. Visitors to H35 will have the opportunity to take part in demonstrations of a new virtual reality experience that will help them gain more tangible information about the products Morley offers. By donning a pair of VR goggles, users will find themselves in an interactive virtual home setting, where they can see demonstrations of the Morley product range, as well as find out a little more in-depth information. Ian Short, Morley Glass & Glazing managing director said: “As a forward-thinking business, it is our responsibility to make sure we are always on the forefront of innovations in our industry. What is great about the FIT Show is that a lot of manufacturers and component suppliers now schedule their product development cycles around it, so you’re always guaranteed to see some really exciting advances in products and technology.” » » GLASS MANUFACTURER TuffX demonstrated how they too are at the top of their game after smartening up the offices at Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club with brand new internal high-spec balustrades. The premiership club drafted in the Knowlsey specialists due to their reputation for offering unrivalled lead-times and on- hand, quality technical knowhow. Consequently, more than 90m2 of 19mm toughened glass now stands proudly at the club’s Devonshire home, Sandy Park. TuffX is no stranger to elite sporting grounds having previously supplied to Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium, and Liverpool’s Anfield. Adding Exeter to its repertoire at the most prestigious and Glazing Federation (GGF) Training the Industry programme, all specialist glaziers and installers who work with fire resistant www.tuffxglass.co.uk www.morleyglass.co.uk GGF fire resistant glazing training » » AS PART OF THE GLASS time in the sport’s calendar - the Six Nations - is a welcome accolade. Managing Director Graham Price explained: “Glass is a simple way of bringing light into a space or providing safety without compromising a view. We have been able to install products of all types within some really interesting spaces, including Buckingham Palace, and are continuously on show to the public via work we’ve undertaken in high street stores. Our products come with standard safety features such as dubbed corners and this is something we know appeals to those with high consumer footfall.” glazing systems are encouraged to book their places on the Fire Resistant Glazing Training course. The course will provide glaziers with the highest quality knowledge and information on fire safety covering both products and installations. The course is also aimed to empower successful candidates with the knowledge to explain to others on-site the importance of the correct selection and installation of fire- resistant glazing. The course contents will cover: • The behaviour of glass in fire • What is fire resistance? • Types of fire-resistant glass • Regulations and Responsibilities • Importance of the glazed system • Evidence of performance • Product stamps • Information available At the end of the course, all attendees will be given a certificate of attendance for their own and/or their companies’ records. WHAT? Fire Resistant Glazing Training WHERE? GGF Accredited Training Centre, Southwark, London. WHEN? 27 February 30 April 12 June 18 September HOW? www.ggf.org.uk C L E A RV I E W-U K . C O M » A P R 2019 » 81