Category Archives: General News

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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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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Working and Childcare – is it a mission impossible?

Major issues One of the major issues affecting working families during this time of the year is without a doubt the issue of childcare during the school shut down periods.  Where to go with them, how to find suitable child … Continue reading

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How to avoid having to be a psychic credit controller

How do credit controllers keep things running?  How do they control the risk to the company?     Companies ceasing trading With new government statics in for the first quarter of 2016 the trend for companies ceasing trading does not … Continue reading

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Brexit and the Construction Industry

How does Brexit affect the construction industry? Before the EU Referendum, the business of construction was a good industry to get into because of the excitement and they pay! Now that Britain have left the EU what does this mean … Continue reading

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Howells Patent Glazing collaborates with Pilkington United Kingdom Limited

Our West Midlands manufacturing firm, Howells Patent Glazing, are pleased to announce our collaboration with Pilkington United Kingdom Limited to offer their new solar control product, Pilkington Suncool™ One 60/40 to our customers! As the latest addition to the Pilkington … Continue reading

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Glazing UK; Howells Patent Glazing’s focus is on employees

Undertaking workplace NVQ’s are an important part of addressing the UK skills shortage, and it’s something that our Midlands based manufacturing firm, Howells Patent Glazing, have introduced to the entire workforce this year. Glazing UK; It’s more than just windows… … Continue reading

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Window Cleaning Tips

When I’m cleanin’ Windows….   So, what’s your favourite hobby? I’m a fan of extreme window cleaning myself…..       Image from Metro.co.uk Some people go to extreme lengths to make sure their windows are clean. If extreme window … Continue reading

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Awards for Staff training in the West Midlands

We  thought it would be nice to publicize the benefits of nurturing people/staff even after formal education has ended. At Howells Patent Glazing , the family business, we believe in educating our employees and with 22 currently having inhouse NVQ … Continue reading

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