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Shortlisted for the National Fenestration Awards 2016

And we’re absolutely delighted. Firstly, a big thank you to anyone who took the time to nominate us in the IGU supplier category. We really do appreciate it. Of course, now we’re going to ask for another favour – will you vote for us? The National Fenestration Awards 2016 awards are special. There is no […]

30 years – still growing and growing strong

Dewsbury-based employer, Oakland Glass was established in 1986 to supply sealed-units to the glazing industry. It has come a long way in three decades and is now a major supplier of glass to both the glazing and construction industry. Some eighty per cent of the workforce are local, and many of the staff at Oakland […]

Getting down to business: How important is PRICE?

  We’re talking to Tina Moorhouse, MD of Oakland Glass Ltd, suppliers of specialist glass and sealed units to the construction industry. Our subject – the perennial argument of price versus service and quality. JC: Tina, you’re in a highly competitive business. What would you say are the main issues for new customers? TM: All […]

The real eternal triangle: quality, service and price

There has long been a viewpoint that, in business, it’s not possible to achieve the holy grail of quality, service and price. Commentators have argued that aiming for two of the three works, but a business  that seeks to deliver all three is bound to fail. This understanding determines how a business markets its products. […]