Clearview North October 2013 - Issue 143 - Page 67

GLASS&SEALEDUNITS Glass Wholesalers Going Global Following the recent successful launch of its TruPlas product range, Edgetech, a Quanex company, has further exciting news as it announces its new partnership with Global Glass, the specialist manufacturing division of Synseal Extrusions. The two leading brands have worked together for a number of years and when the TruPlas rigid spacer bar was launched, Global Glass were among the first to sign up. Brian McDonald, Commercial Manager at Global Glass explains: “We’ve been manufacturing units incorporating Super Spacer for almost 2 years now and have seen dramatic growth in both customer demand and sales of warm edge IGUs. As a result, we forecast the trend continuing and 100% of our IGU production to incorporate WET within 5 years. With that in mind we identified TruPlas as the ideal solution for our expansion as it offers all the benefits of a high performing warm edge spacer bar backed up by the support Whatever glass you need Worldwide export and import via Hamburg Polished wired glass up to 2.14 x 3.30m Starphire UltraClear glass 6 - 25 mm and customer service we’ve come to rely on from Edgetech. We are commit ted to achieving optimum performance and customer satisfaction so we decided to embrace this change and invest in new machinery and technology to offer our customers the highest quality warm edge sealed units. Clarvista shower glass 6 / 8 / 10 mm Patterned glass in every design Sollredder 9 ? D - 21465 Wentorf/Hamburg Phone +49/40/729070-0 Fax +49/40/729070-70 info@hanseata.de ? www.hanseata.de For Edgetech, call 08700 566844 or visit www.edgetechig.co.uk. For Global Glass, call 01623 446303 or visit www.synseal.com. www.clearview-uk.com THINKING OUTSIDE OF THE BOX The Box Moor Trust, a charitable organisation dedicated to the upkeep of open spaces in the stunning Hertfordshire countryside, recently chose Pilkington Planar™ for its new Centre. Pilkington Planar™ was installed in conjunction with Pilkington Suncool™ and Pilkington Optifloat™ for the atrium of the new building. The Box Moor Trust wanted a design that would showcase the new centre creating something striking, but still very functional. They wanted to find ways of adding not just more space, but more light to the Centre too. To read more, visit www.clearview-uk.com As a result of this Pilkington Planar™ was specified as the basis for the walls and roof of the new, two-storey atrium. Offering unrivalled stability and safety, the toughened product enables architects to construct entire structures out of glass; offering a high level of flexibility and helping create an attractive working environment. Brasier Freeth Building Consultancy Department, were tasked with delivering the new building. “We selected toughened and heat soak tested Pilkington Suncool™ for the outer panes of the insulating glass units, due to its excellent solar control and thermal insulation properties, while clear toughened Pilkington Optifloat™ was specified for the inner pane of the double glazed units.” For more information visit: http://projects. pilkington.com/uk/show/5381/Box-MoorTrust-Hemel-Hempstead.aspx OCT 2013 67