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Shelforce boss wins Heart of Industry award at NFAs

Shelforce; officially the 'Heart of the Industry' Howard Trotter, Business Manager at Birmingham windows and doors manufacturer Shelforce, has been awarded the Heart of the Industry award at this year’s... Read more

Kestrel aluminium window security

Trade windows and doors manufacturers continue to thrive

Did you know that today, aluminium is the second most popular construction material after steel? Utilised in the decorative detailing of Art Deco structures throughout the 1920s, the breakthrough into... Read more

Shelforce plays part in Birmingham’s first modular home

A leading window and door manufacturer in Birmingham has played a part in a housing first for the city. Shelforce, based in Erdington, manufactured all the aluminium windows for Birmingham... Read more

National Fenestration Awards Finalists

Shelforce is proud to have been nominated for the Fabricator/Manufacturer of the Year award at the prestigious 2019 National Fenestration Awards. Who are Shelforce? At Shelforce, we manufacture PVCu windows... Read more

New build properties on Gladstone Street on which we supplied windows and doors

Is anxiety a disability?

As discussed in our previous blog ‘Is depression a disability?’, a mental health condition is considered a disability if it has a long-term effect on normal day-to-day activities. The definition... Read more

Workers out in Force to remember colleague and friend

A much-loved work colleague’s life was celebrated by all his friends at a Birmingham window and door manufacturer. Mark Bull passed away suddenly in May but will not be forgotten... Read more

reversible white window

What are the egress window requirements for social housing in England, UK?

Have you heard about the 298 homes recently granted permission to be built on the former Yardley Sewage Works site? Positively, half of these homes are designated to top up... Read more

Replacement windows and doors supplied for Kenrick House

How will a new Decent Homes Standard affect window manufacturing?

The number 13 is renowned for being an unlucky omen, but 13 years on since the Decent Homes Standard was revised, many believe a review of social housing standards is... Read more

Eurocell uPVC casement windows

What’s an acceptable U-value for windows to comply with Building Regulations?

U-values measure the insulating capacity of a material. Sometimes referred to as thermal transmittance, U-values are used across the building industry to ensure that all new buildings and new installations... Read more

One of our long serving employees working on a PVCu frame

How committing to lean manufacturing principles has led to success for Shelforce

Lean manufacturing has its origins in the Japanese manufacturing industry. It is a systematic method that is designed to minimise waste without sacrificing productivity. For several years, we’ve been streamlining... Read more