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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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Boost in city developments; great news for Howells Patent Glazing

It’s no secret that the recession took its toll on the UK building and manufacturing industry. However, we have been doing a little research and found that a report conducted by Deloitte has revealed a nine-year high in development across … Continue reading

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Howells Patent Glazing provide invaluable help and advice to their clients!

With the launch of a new glazing advice and ‘top-tips’ section on our website, our team are looking forward to a new wave of clients hitting our site! Howells’s sales team, both new and long standing, have to complete a … Continue reading

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More than just glazing: Howells provide NVQ’s to all of their staff

Howells Patent Glazing, our rapidly growing manufacturing firm, is investing in its workforce and the future of manufacturing in the Midlands by offering NVQ’s to all of our staff in conjunction with Dudley College! Undertaking workplace NVQ’s has become an important … Continue reading

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Glazing in the UK – Our top 5 advantages to letting natural light flood in!

Throwing open the curtains on a glorious sunny day is no doubt a satisfying feeling to blow away the winter cobwebs that have been hovering in the corners of classrooms across the UK, but studies have proven that there’s more … Continue reading

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Whew…. What an exciting year it has been so far!

      As 2015 draws to a close, we pause to reflect on this past year Here at Howells we have been so busy with all our Christmas preparations that we have forgotten to write our Blog.   So … Continue reading

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