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VEKA Group celebrates 455 years of staff loyalty! 13 December 2018

Industry-leading PVC-U systems supplier VEKA Group hosted a buffet lunch and presented certificates to employees celebrating 5, 10, 15, 25 and 30 years of service with the company.

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VEKA Group voted best Systems Company 03 December 2018

VEKA Group is proud to have been named Systems Company of the Year in the 2018 National Fenestration Awards. Thousands of votes across 24 categories made 2018 the biggest NFA campaign to date.

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VEKA helps cook up community spirit with food bank and teaching kitchen 02 December 2018

VEKA is proud to have partnered with Burnley FC in the Community to help open the Burnley Community Kitchen.

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As tech arrives, Aztec offers more mechanical joints 30 November 2018

Long-standing Halo fabricator Aztec Windows (Coventry) Ltd has invested in new machinery to meet greater customer demand for mechanically jointed frames.

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J&P celebrates ‘Top Ten’ with VEKA 29 November 2018

J&P Home Improvements is celebrating a successful ten-year partnership with VEKA Group and Independent Network.

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Q&A with Phil Gregory from our Technical Department 19 November 2018

Phil Gregory from our very own Technical Department talks about his very important role at VEKA and how he teaches at local establishments in his spare time.

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VEKA remembers with Tommy 02 November 2018

A leading Burnley manufacturer is commemorating the centenary of the end of the 1914-1918 First World War, and supporting a number of charities, with the installation of a ‘Tommy’ silhouette from Artist Martin Barraud.

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VEKA continues to offer a safe pair of hands, when the industry needs it most 01 November 2018

As we see more and more companies struggling and subsequently closing their doors, in today's challenging economic climate, VEKA Group has reaffirmed its position as a stable systems company that continues to prepare for growth.

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VEKA nominations shortlisted on the double 23 October 2018

VEKA Group is proud to have been shortlisted in not one, but two categories at this year’s G Awards.

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The complete package; laminated mouldings delivered direct from VEKA 15 October 2018

Industry-leading systems supplier VEKA Group has added another string to its bow, for the benefit of fabricators and installers. The Burnley-based PVC-U giant now offers perfectly colour-matched laminated mouldings.

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Next stop – library! Whittlefield Primary bus sees VEKA transformation 12 October 2018

Burnely manufacturer - and major local employer - VEKA, has transformed a double decker bus into an inspirational reading space for a local primary school, after it won thousands of online votes.

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Clip-on cills and large outerframes - even more benefits that make the ‘VEKA difference’ 10 October 2018

Alongside its newly unveiled laminated moulding offering, VEKA Group is also proud to offer clip-on cills and a new, Halo large outerframe option; some of the many benefits of choosing systems from VEKA Group.

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FORE! Hundred pounds raised for charity at IN golf tournament 09 October 2018

Independent Network (powered by VEKA) has hosted another fantastic golf tournament, giving members the chance to have fun, speak to other like-minded fabricators and installers, catch up with the IN team and raise some money for charity in the process.

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Grosvenor provides complete recycled solution for Macclesfield HA 03 October 2018

Long-standing VEKA fabricator Grosvenor Windows has removed, recycled and replaced 160 windows for a respected Macclesfield housing association.

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Charity work? VEKA Directors do it in their sleep! 01 October 2018

Three VEKA Group Directors will be ditching their duvets and buttoning up their winter coats for a chilly overnight stay at Burnley FC’s Turf Moor this October.

 

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Heinrich Laumann obituary 19 September 2018

The founding father of VEKA AG, Heinrich Laumann, has passed away aged 89. With his death, VEKA MD Dave Jones believes the window industry has lost one of its most distinguished entrepreneurs of the last 50 years.

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Independent Network celebrates an “Unbelievable” members’ weekend with Chris Kamara! 18 June 2018

Independent Network is known for its jam-packed annual calendar of events; from training sessions and sales seminars, to charity sports days, overnight trips to Europe and much more. The highlight, however, is the official annual Members’ Weekend, this year celebrated at the Chesford Grange Hotel, Warwick.

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2018 looks bright for VEKA, with £5M forecast 22 March 2018

In the face of a relatively flat market, VEKA Group knows that investment is the best way to support customers and stay at the forefront of the industry.

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VEKA Apprenticeships - Meet Matt... 03 January 2018

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Independent Network on tour rendezvous in France 06 November 2017

Independent Network has rounded off the summer with a trip across the Channel to VEKA France in Thonon-les-Bains.

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VEKA staff celebrate successes with Spikey! 01 November 2017

Industry-leading systems supplier VEKA has been celebrating the achievements of its Burnley-based workforce once again, with the help of another well-known Lancashire talent.

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VEKA hosts Northern Powerhouse Partnership report launch with George Osborne 02 October 2017

The Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) chose VEKA Group's Burnley headquarters as the location for the launch of its latest report; 'Powerhouse 2050: The North's Routemap for Productivity'.

 

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Bowater Projects provides valuable Guidance to Linc CYMRU Housing Association Ltd. (Linc) 25 September 2017

Bowater Projects’ unparalleled technical advice and knowledge has been critical to the success of Linc’s commitment to upgrade its residential scheme Llys Yr Efail in Blaenau Gwent.

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Two G17 Award nominations twice as nice for VEKA 13 September 2017

As the finalists for this year's G17 Awards were announced, it was a double celebration for the VEKA Group with nominations in two categories.

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VEKA teams up with Burnley FC 06 September 2017

The 'clarets' have made a new signing with Burnley-based VEKA Group as part of the Friends of Burnley FC in the Community programme.

 

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Consort converts hospitality budget into charitable change 04 September 2017

Consort Ltd is making a positive difference to the lives of disadvantaged people in and around its home town of Nottingham by reassigning money previously budgeted for corporate hospitality.

 

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