30 January 2018
Visitors will be able to learn more about SWISSPACER’s full range of high performance warm edge spacer bars, available in a market-leading range of 19 widths and 17 colours. SWISSPACER warm edge spacer bars significantly improve the energy rating of windows. Four new Georgian Bar sizes have recently been launched, replicating authentic details on heritage windows, a growing trend. Two of the Georgian Bar options are designed specifically for the UK market.
9 January 2018
Kreuzlingen/Switzerland and Rosenheim/Germany, November 2017.
Glazing and frame profiles have considerable influence on the performance of window installations. This relates to both the energy efficiency and the risk of the formation of condensation at the edge of the glass. This is an area where planners can do a lot right – and a lot wrong. The numerous products available on the market also make choosing the right parts a real challenge.
13 December 2017
SWISSPACER’s Georgian Bar enables window companies to create high performance, authentic looking windows. It’s ideal for premium looking flush sashes, and vertical sliders. Available in SWISSPACER’s best-selling colours, the Georgian Bar enhances the appearance of the window and gives outstanding energy performance. SWISSPACER’s full suite of Georgian Bars now also feature improved bar crosses with an integrated anti-rattle plug and matching end caps for a seamless, high end finish.
13 November 2017
The company has experienced strong growth in the last year through a mix of new direct business and distributor support. The opening of SWISSPACER’s new headquarters in Milton Keynes was a significant milestone and is pivotal to developing direct sales. Customers can now collect products directly from the centre and benefit from its new Laser Marking Service - a permanent and discreet way of coding spacer bars. The modern and spacious building is also used for events, training, and customer meetings.
7 November 2017
Ruwaida has qualifications in Business Communications and Accounting and an IATA diploma. John Cooper, Commercial Director at SWISSPACER UK says: “Ruwaida has joined the business due to an increased demand for operational and logistics support, thanks to a growing base of direct customers since we moved to Milton Keynes in June. With customers purchasing directly from us, they are experiencing better lead times and customer support, and can benefit from our new Laser Marking Service.”
2 November 2017
With the Symposium in its third year, SWISSPACER invited leading industry experts to Salzburg for the Symposium. Experts including window and façade builders, window systems companies, planners and scientists, discussed the looming changes to the industry.
All agreed that digitalisation is inevitable. ‘Digitise or die’ was even the topic for discussion during a presentation by Jochen Wilms, Founder and General Manager of W Ventures.
Smart Homes: The dangers and risks
21 August 2017
Matthias will sail on the Greenings race team for 11 months covering Uruguay, South Africa, Australia, China, the USA and more. The regatta departed from Albert Dock, Liverpool on Sunday 20th August.
Matthias, who is 36 years old, has grown up sailing around Lake Constance, Zurich, which is next to SWISSPACER’s global headquarters. He has a passion for environmental causes, which is shared by SWISSPACER. Money raised from sponsorship will be donated to ‘The Ocean Cleanup’ project, which is focused on developing new technologies to catch plastic and waste found in the ocean.
10 August 2017
Geoff joins with industry experience. In his most recent role he was Business Development Manager for Schüco UK working for their Light Commercial Division. Previously, Geoff worked for Janex and Dempsey Dyer, where he proactively sold finished window units to the fenestration and construction industries. In his spare time, Geoff enjoys cycling and is passionate about his son’s football development.
1 August 2017
Graham Churchill, Managing Director of Topline, explains the advantages of the new approach: “We buy black, grey and white SWISSPACER bars in sizes 6mm to 20mm directly from SWISSPACER. It makes good business sense, as it eliminates a step in the supply chain and we benefit from better packaging, improved stock control and a cleaner product. Buying directly also keeps us right up-to-date with information on the latest developments. Overall, it’s been a very positive move!
26 June 2017
London Architectural Glass (LAG) supplies a full range of glass products and services to the commercial, residential, educational and heritage architectural markets throughout the UK. Recognising the importance of both thermal performance and great looks, the company uses SWISSPACER ULTIMATE 32mm warm edge spacer bars in its IGUs.