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The GGF celebrates 40 years!

Friday, 13th January 2017

In 2017 the GGF celebrates 40 years of representing companies that make, supply or fit glass and glazing related products in the UK – and providing consumer protection to homeowners.

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Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the founding of the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF), the UK glazing industry’s leading trade body which represents hundreds of companies that manufacture, supply and install glass and glazing products.

GGF Member companies are established, trusted companies that make and install quality products and work to the highest professional standards.

You’ll find GGF Member companies all over the UK, and those Members will be part of a raft of special 40th anniversary events and promotions planned by the GGF throughout the next 12 months.

40 years and still going strong

The Glass and Glazing Federation was founded on 13th January 1977 when the Flat Glass Association changed its name to the Glass and Glazing Federation and incorporated the Insulating Glass, Safety Glazing and Glass Benders Associations.

This brought together the principal representative bodies of the glazing industry at that time, and many founder Members are still GGF Members to this day!

Read more: About the GGF

GGF consumer protection

Over the past 40 years, the GGF has become renowned for the unrivalled consumer protection it offers to homeowners that choose to use GGF Member companies.

Today this includes free automatic deposit protection, free access to the GGF Conciliation Scheme and transferrable warranties.

Read more: Why to use a GGF Member company

GGF Consumer Code of Practice

GGF Member companies that sell direct to consumers also abide by the GGF Consumer Code of Practice, which recently gained full approval from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) under its Consumer Codes Approval Scheme.

Read more: GGF Consumer Code of Practice

Stay tuned to in 2017

Throughout its anniversary year the GGF will continue to provide homeowners with advice, information and inspiration for their glazing home improvements on

There will also be opportunities to win fabulous prizes in 2017 – be sure to follow on Facebook and Twitter. So it’s happy 40th anniversary and watch this space!


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