SWISSPACER grows team at new HQ

SWISSPACER grows team at new HQ

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.”

SWISSPACER Symposium reveals smart solutions are the future for window and façade industry

SWISSPACER Symposium reveals smart solutions are the future for window and façade industry

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

SWISSPACER sponsors The Race of My Life project

SWISSPACER sponsors The Race of My Life project

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.

SWISSPACER expands UK team in new HQ

SWISSPACER expands UK team in new HQ

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.

Topline Glass & Glazing goes direct with SWISSPACER

Topline Glass & Glazing goes direct with SWISSPACER

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!

SWISSPACER ULTIMATE is the ‘designer’ spacer bar for LAG

SWISSPACER ULTIMATE is the ‘designer’ spacer bar for LAG

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.

Interview with Andreas Geith

Interview with Andreas Geith

20 June 2017

We caught up with SWISSPACER Managing Director, Andreas Geith to hear the latest market developments.   

More and more spacer bar suppliers are attempting to close the gap with the market leader, SWISSPACER, when it comes to the thermal conductivity of their spacer bar products. What does this mean for you, Mr Geith, in terms of your market position?

Successful FIT Show for SWISSPACER

Successful FIT Show for SWISSPACER

2 June 2017

A popular attraction was SWISSPACER’s new personalised laser marking demonstration in partnership with Domino. Visitors could request a personalised message on the bar and experience first-hand the discreet and permanent benefits of the laser marking, as well as the accuracy of the printing. The champagne reception at the end of the first day was also well received and perfect for networking with many customers, prospects and media over a glass of bubbly.

SWISSPACER’s new UK HQ open for business

SWISSPACER’s new UK HQ open for business

23 May 2017

The modern and spacious building is built for growth and includes offices, meeting facilities and a showroom in one of the best-located industrial estates in Milton Keynes. Agnieszka Wronska, Branch and Operations Manager and Geoff Davies, Sales Manager for the North, Midlands and Ireland have been appointed, in addition to staff who will process customer orders. Both Agnieszka and Geoff join with considerable experience in the fenestration and glass industry.

Celebration of 100 years from the Norwegian Glass & Facade association

Celebration of 100 years from the Norwegian Glass & Facade association

3 May 2017

The 100th anniversary was celebrated in Oslo, Norway, between 16-19 March 2017. As an actor in the glass industry over the last 100 years, different presentations were held regarding glass now and then, how the business has developed and the importance of glass in new building constructions.One of the speakers was the Norwegian Minister of Knowledge, Mr Torbjörn Røe, who said that “glass champion letters are as good as Master degrees".

Many participants from the glass and window industry joined this celebration - SWISSPACER as well.