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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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Making Business New Year Resolutions

How to make business New year’s resolutions   New year’s resolutions are not just for personal needs, but also can be used for business.  Like with anything, failing to plan is planning to fail. Looking forward for 12 months can … Continue reading

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Howells Year in Review

Our Year in Review; what was good, what was bad, and what was even better for Howells Patent Glazing UK. Well, what a year 2016 has been!  We started in a haze of bad weather, (everyone in the trade knows … Continue reading

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So, just how has the US elections affected the UK

So, just how has the US elections affected the UK? Trumping over the UK economy by Tracey Jackson) The world has been very involved in the recent American election battle between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump, and two other candidates … Continue reading

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How to keep your conservatory cosy this Christmas; Howells Patent Glazing

Conservatories make great additions to most houses, giving extra room for entertaining, playing, or relaxing in, however they’re often expensive to build and poorly insulated – so making good use of them during the great British winter can be a … Continue reading

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The challenges of working on school buildings; Howells Patent Glazing

Here at Howells Patent Glazing, we’ve been in the manufacturing business for over 40 years and worked on many building and installation challenges over the years. We’ve decided to use our experience to take a closer look at what makes … Continue reading

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