Qwood - News

Below is a list of the latest news from Qwood. Click on any one to see further details.

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    Specification Afternoon & Beer Festival Event

    QPSL is delighted to announce that we will be hosting an afternoon of Building Product Specification CPD, a RIBA accredited LEAN factory tour along with an evening food and drink festival, on Thursday 16th July 2020. We are holding the event at Quantum’s headquarters in Oldham, in partnership with the Manchester Society of Architects. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to:

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    Sustainability and QPSL

    In the modern world, sustainability is vitally important. Climate change, deforestation and waste accumulation are just some of the major environmental issues that need to be tackled by society in the coming years.

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    Qwood profiles for doors

    Our unique profiles have all of the benefits of traditional timber profiles with none of the drawbacks. Qwood is perfectly straight every time, with no knots or imperfections to worry about when cutting to size.

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    Qwood Updated Fitting Guidelines

    The fitting guide for Qwood Push-on Glazing Beads and our Dry Glaze fitting guide have been updated. The aim of this is to help fitters to increase the service life of Qwood’s profiles, particularly in regard to profiles with dark colours, or colours with low Light Reflectance Values. We hope that these updated guides will clarify the best ways to install our profiles for optimal use.

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    BWF Members Day 2019

    The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is hosting its annual Members’ Day on Thursday 11th June 2019, at Hellidon Lakes Golf and Spa Hotel near Daventry.

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    WWA Committee Chair

    The Wood Window Alliance (WWA) are a group of manufacturers within the British Woodworking Federation. They were formed in 2007 with the aim of raising standards in the manufacture of timber windows and doors.

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    Award Finalist

    Qwood is delighted to learn that its new wood composite door rain deflector profile has been selected for the final of the 2018 Elements of Innovation Awards. The finalists are to be assessed at the Elements for Furniture and Joinery Suppliers Exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham between 30th September and 3rd October.

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    W18 Success

    W18 was the 3rd outing for Qwood and what a success it was this year! Thank you for coming to visit us on the Qwood stand at the recent W18 - Elements Exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham.

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    NEW: Rain Deflector

    A unique timber composite Rain Deflector profile has been added to the Qwood stable of door profiles. This new Rain Deflector profile (QW-RD40) incorporates all the features and benefits of traditional Qwood timber composite profiles.

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    Elements Show 2018

    Between 30th September and 3rd October 2018 at the NEC, ‘Elements’ (for Furniture and Joinery suppliers) will be co-located with the ‘W’ Exhibition (for Joinery and Furniture manufacturers) to show the most comprehensive selection of components and equipment for the furniture and joinery industry.

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    A fine day for all

    On Thursday 12th July a number of key suppliers to the wood working industry including the British Woodworking Federation, the Wood Window Alliance, OH Door & Panels, Sash + Door Hardware, Deventer, International Timber, Stegherr, Teknos, John Penny Woodworking Machinery and Remmers sponsored

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    New vans to support growth

    Two new MAN TG 15 ton rigid trucks have arrived at QPSL. They have been added to the company’s distribution resources to help meet the demand for rapid and prompt service to distributors and contractors around the UK.

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    Qwood Beer Festival and Technical Afternoon 2018

    Along with other key joinery suppliers, Qwood will be hosting an afternoon and evening event at their Head Offices in Oldham on 12th July 2018, between 3pm and 10.30pm. The event includes:

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    BWF Members' Day 2018

    BWF Members’ Day is an integral part of the UK joinery industry calendar where attendees meet to address the sector’s latest challenges and receive practical advice on issues relevant to all types of woodworking company. This year’s event will take place at Hellidon Lakes Golf & Spa Hotel near Daventry.

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    You Are Invited

    You are Invited to a hosted drinks reception at Fensterbau Frontale, with Qwood and O.H Industri.

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    Solve a Knotty Problem

    Soft-wood window beads and bars can present issues for joiners. They can be the cause of excessive material waste and time, with post-installation maintenance also a regular problem.

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    Qwood will be at Fensterbau 2018

    We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Fensterbau : Frontale, Nurmberg in 2016. Find us in hall 6 on stand 119 where we will have a variety of exciting new products suitable for the timber window and door industry.

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    Naturally Straight

    Qwood eliminates the issues of soft wood timber beads. They also save time and reduce waste. It is well known that the problems of soft-wood timber window beads and bars are that they are not always straight; they can twist, and invariably contain knots.

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    5 Million Metres

    5 Million Metres!

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    Made in Britain

    QPSL are proud to be part of the ’Made in Britain’ campaign. All Dacatie products have been manufactured in Britain for the last 50 years. Dacatie fully embrace Lean manufacturing principals in order to reduce waste and cost meaning they're able to deliver maximum value to the customer. Interested in seeing how they do it? Why not book a factory tour. Call today on 0161 6

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    BWF Members' Day 2017

    The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is holding its annual Members' Day Conference on 15th June 2017 at the Hellidon Lakes Golf & Spa Hotel near Daventry, Northampton. Once again Qwood will be supporting the conference and will be exhibiting on the day, with technical personnel in attendance.

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    Proud to be...

    Green Business is run by Groundwork (MSSTT), which is a consortium of local Trusts supporting the fact that sustainable living and working is essential to our future. Groundwork environmental experts passionately encourage and educate sustainability. They believe that everyone should strive to be more sustainable in their workplace and at home.

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    REACH Compliance

    REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) is an EC Regulation that has direct effect in the UK. It came into force on 1st June 2007 and replaced a number of European Directives and Regulations with a single system for registering, evaluating, authorizing and restricting chemicals.

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    Qwood is the original brand and undisputed innovation of wood composite window and door bead, produced by Quantum Profile Systems Ltd. in Oldham.

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    Qwood introduced

    New profiles at W16

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    Elements of Innovation

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    Qwood will be exhibiting

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    QPSL supports

    The Boundary Blues!