NATIONWIDE PRAISES AVOCET'S 3D THINKING
One of the UK's leading window and door manufacturers, Nationwide Windows has heaped praise on Avocet's Affinity 3D hinge - a product that is so simple it can be adjusted using just an Allen key.
AVOCET CELEBRATES NATIONAL AWARDS WIN
Directors and staff at Avocet Hardware are celebrating the company's remarkable turnaround - having gone from being a business on the brink to being named winner of the Hardware Company 2013 category in the very first National Fenestration Awards (NFAs) in less than two years.
Avocet calls on Amazon to end lock-snapping tool trade
Avocet Hardware has called upon Amazon to ban the sale of tools specifically designed to assist in lock-snapping.
Brighouse-based Avocet Hardware, which manufactures the ABS snap-secure lock, says it is astonished that items such as a pocket sized snapper bar for anti-snap cylinders and a premium lock snapper bar are readily available to buy for as little as £34.95 on Amazon...
PUTTING DOORS IN THE FRAME
"It wasn't so long ago that a door was very much just a door. Buyers didn't require any specialist knowledge to make a purchase - they simply needed to know the dimensions and were confident that everything else would take care of itself.
Today, at first glance at least, things appear overly complicated. For a start there are 18 different standards listed on the Secured by Design website that relate specifically to door security, and cover everything from locks to door viewers, chains and limiters through to letterboxes....
AVOCET'S DESIGNER APPOINTMENT
Avocet Hardware has appointed Paul Collins as its product design and implementation manager.
The Brighouse-based business, which recently announced a further £2.1million investment from its owners, The Jain family, created the position in order to boost the company's product development capabilities at a time when it is pushing to firmly re-establish its position as the leading player in the home window and door security market.