Monthly Archives August 2016

What is to blame for the lack of skilled workers in the construction industry?

At Re-New we are lucky to be able to take our technicians on with little to no experience and take the time to train them and nurture them into true specialists in their field. But increasingly the construction industry is suffering from a lack of the skilled workers it requires. A recent study by the Scape group showed “the UK needs to recruit as many as 1 million new workers into the construction industry by 2020” they attribute this to the retirement of the so-called “baby-boomers” Generation. Whilst this is certainly a contributing factor I do not believe it is
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The Environmental Benefits of Reuse.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Why reusing with our Glass Polishing System could be better for the Environment. Most people nowadays are familiar with the 3Rs – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – After all our children are taught about it from a young age, and it is an increasingly common focus for businesses as part of their business responsibility. Glass recycling is one of the most advanced in the field with glass 100% Recyclable and can be repeatedly recycled without a reduction in quality. From a business perspective, recycled glass reduces emissions and consumption of raw materials and saves energy. With the effectiveness
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A Brief History of Glass Repair.

If something gets damaged on-site it can be a disaster; having it damaged is just not an option when dealing with clients who are expecting the best. So you have to replace it right? Well not necessarily. Technology has advanced to a stage where many things previously considered beyond repair are now fixable with near-invisible mends. Consider Glass Windows – previously a chip may warrant a complete replacement of the glass panel. Glass repair systems have been used in automotive windscreen repair for over 30 years. The first repair process was an oil based fluid poured into the area of
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