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How to get a job in construction; our top tips!

How to get a job in construction – the demand for skilled laborers with solid employability skills is becoming more prominent. We’re hoping to help more young people into the profession in a bid to plug the domestic skills shortage … Continue reading

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NVQ’s – We’re proud to offer training to all of our staff!

Our rapidly growing local manufacturing firm is continuing to invest in our workforce, and the future of manufacturing by offering NVQ training to all of our staff! Investing in NVQ training for staff has become an important part of Howells … Continue reading

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Celebrate Easter in UK – predicted to be hotter than Spain!

Easter is fast approaching Sunday April 16th 2017 followed by Easter Monday, and here at Howells we are all looking forward to our Easter celebrations. Apparently it is predicted to be hotter than Spain according to the Met office so … Continue reading

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Women in construction; manufacturing firm tackles gender divide

Women in construction; There are many industries that are seen as male dominated, but few as much as construction.  Our family run industrial firm, based in the Midlands, want to show the trade that things are changing. Women are finding … Continue reading

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Marking the Days in March

March has seen many developments, but it has been also a tale of two very diverse stories this month, with it containing a celebration and a very sad farewell. Colin Boyle was a long serving employee  of  9 years, who … Continue reading

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RISQS accreditation – Howells Patent Glazing gain accreditation for rail contracts!

We have achieved RISQS accreditation from the Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) after flying through the scheme’s rigorous audits last month! RISQS is a supplier qualification scheme that audits and assesses suppliers in order to pre-qualify businesses to work … Continue reading

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Hoorah! Howells Patent Glazing will exhibit at The FIT Show!

We’re really excited to announce that Howells Patent Glazing are exhibiting at this year’s FIT Show! By exhibiting at this years FIT Show, we’re ticking off a ‘first’ from our business bucket list. In four years, The FIT Show has grown … Continue reading

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How the City of culture can help local business

The rail industry is working together to deliver over £50 billion in a Railway Upgrade Plan: the biggest programme of improvements in rail since the 19th Century.   Investment Investment is at its highest since the Victorian times and there … Continue reading

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Black Country pride; Howells Patent Glazing delve into the history of Black Country glass making

Here at Howells Patent Glazing, we’re a proud bunch; especially when it comes to our industrial history. Fabricating and manufacturing isn’t unusual in this area of the Midlands, and the team behind our 40 year old firm have decided to take … Continue reading

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Will the Trump effect boost British manufacturing?

  In the wake of Donald Trump’s US presidential win, the team at Cradley Heath based manufacturing firm Howells Patent Glazing are considering what impact the new presidency will have on the economy and our 40 year old family run … Continue reading

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