GGF looks forward to G15 Awards

As one of the main sponsors, the GGF was delighted to hear that 18 Members plus two pending new Members and GGF Training Ltd were all nominated as finalists for the prestigious G15 Awards.

Nigel Rees, GGF Group Chief Executive commented, “We are delighted to see so many GGF Members and of course the newest company in the GGF Group, GGF Training Ltd in the running for awards in 10 categories.It is a reflection of the high quality of our Membership.”

The GGF Members that have been shortlisted as finalists for the awards are as follows:

Commercial Project of the Year


Pilkington UK

Ritec International

Saint-Gobain Glass UK

Training & Development Initiative of the Year

GGF Training (GGF Group Subsidiary company)

Pilkington UK

Thermoseal Group

New Product of the Year

Sternfenster Window Systems

Promotional Campaign of the Year - Retail



Promotional Campaign of the Year - Trade



Component Supplier of the Year

Edgetech (UK)



Thermoseal Group

Customer Care Initiative of the Year

Barnet Window Co

Edgetech (UK)

Saint-Gobain Glass UK

Conservatory Installer of the Year

Rodda and Hocking

Installer of the Year

KJM Windows & Conservatories

Sheffield Window Centre

The Window Company (Contracts)

Glass Company of the Year

CN Glass

Dual Seal Glass

Saint-Gobain Glass UK

Synseal (Global Glass)

The GGF Members nominated are also looking forward to the event. Here’s a selection of comments:

Mark Pearce, KJM Group Owner and Managing Director said: “We’re having a tremendous year so far and this is another piece of really good news. It is a really fantastic achievement and a reflection of the hard work and commitment of the whole team. We’re delighted.”

Mike Butterick, Marketing Director at Glassolutions said: “The Tower Bridge project presented many technical challenges but our team rose to the challenge and their experience, knowledge and expertise ensured we delivered on every level. Tower Bridge were delighted with our work and we’re proud that the project has been shortlisted in the G15 awards.”

Stephen Byers, MD of Ritec International, commented, “Ritec is delighted to have reached the final of the G15 Commercial Project of the Year Award.”

Thermoseal Group’s Managing Director, Gwain Paterson said, “We were delighted to be a finalist yet again and feel that we are a strong contender for several awards this year. We are also delighted to sponsor the champagne reception for the sixth year in a row.”

 The Window Company (Contracts), which specialises in window and door installations for clients and contractors across the public sector, has been named as a finalist in the Installer of the Year category at the G-Awards for the third year running having won the award in 2014. Managing Director David Thornton said: “This is a great achievement and a tremendous accolade for the whole team who have worked so hard to deliver market leading levels of performance.”

 GGF Training Ltd/Fire Resistant Glazing Group

GGF Training Ltd is a finalist for Training and Development Initiative of the Year for the Fire Resistant Glazing Installer Training course.

Giles Willson, GGF Managing Director, commented, “This is very positive for all connected with the GGF and in particular those who have developed the course to this level over many years of hard work. It makes the G15 awards even more special this year for the GGF.”

Rebecca Healy, Development Manager, GGF Training, commented, “As the facilitator for this unique course, GGF Training is pleased to be nominated as a finalist, but the real credit is with the GGF Fire Resistant Glazing Group who have developed this initiative for the specialist glazing trade to help build skills and knowledge in this important sector.”

The winners of the G15 Awards will be announced at the annual Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony at Park Lane Hilton on Friday 27th November.

To find out more on the awards please click here

600450 GGF looks forward to G15 Awards
Date: 13 November 2015

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