As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of innovative and sustainable architectural aluminium systems, Reynaers Aluminium prides itself on delivering high-quality window, door and curtain walling systems for residential and commercial projects. Expertly engineered, each system is designed to meet the highest requirements when it comes to critical characteristics such as design, functionality, performance and aesthetics. It is this combination of unparalleled product quality, expertise and innovation which makes Reynaers the partner of choice for architects, fabricators and installers alike. Based in Birmingham, Reynaers is ideally placed to support projects across the UK. Alongside its Knowledge Centre and warehouse, Reynaers’ showroom provides a space for customers to explore products and receive hands-on training.
Carl F Groupco supplies the UK fenestration industry with an extensive range of high quality window and door hardware components. With distribution centres located in Peterborough and Cumbernauld, we operate on a national scale serving fabricators throughout the UK and Ireland, including the Scottish Highlands and Offshore Islands.
The company history dates back to the 1950’s and has been at the forefront of hardware evolution, which in 2016 saw the launch of SmartSecure, a dedicated division for smart access control and motorised locking solution. The company works in partnership with leading European hardware manufacturers to provide a broad range of locks, handles, hinges and associated furniture which customers can trust are tried, tested and proven.
GQA is the fenestration industry’s leading awarding and qualifications writing organisation. We have over 100 industry relevant qualifications delivered through over 200 approved centres covering the four nations of the United Kingdom.
We are committed to seeing our industry hone the skills of its tradespeople so that homeowners can always be confident of receiving the best quality of workmanship and service, and the learning opportunities and qualifications we offer help to underpin this aim.
We also believe being able to offer learning and qualifications opportunities helps to make our industry an attractive career choice for youngsters leaving the education sector, and working alongside key partners such as Building Our Skills, we will continue to try and bring new talent to the industry to bridge the growing skills gap.