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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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Structural Glazing

Structural glazing systems can provide striking store front appearances, giving architects and designers the opportunity to offer unique uninterrupted glass structures without any visible framing, giving retailers maximum visual potential. Frameless facades can be achieved by incorporating a combination of … Continue reading

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Lead Generation…It’s a Numbers Game

How do you find new leads in the construction industry? Is there a way to accurately source new projects that are relevant to your specialty with enough information to put you in with a chance of winning that contract? Many … Continue reading

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The effect of Brexit on the construction industry; Howells Patent Glazing

In the wake of Brexit, our Cradley Heath based manufacturing firm, Howells Patent Glazing, have seen a substantial increase in homeowners and local builders taking a hands-on approach to construction – cutting out the middleman. Our firm believes this as … Continue reading

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National Trust and English Heritage

Repairing and maintaining roofs are a costly business and more so when a large historic building is involved! Orangery at Montacute House The orangery at Montacute House, National Trust, has re-opened with a new roof and 2,380 glass panes all … Continue reading

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