Latest News from CAB

Why Join CAB?

If you already supply architectural aluminium for commercial or home improvement markets, or just getting into aluminium fabrication and installation, no doubt you will have questions about the material, standards and legislation. You may have a product or service which benefits the aluminium supply chain, or you may just be interested in getting into the […]


The Council for Aluminium in Building (CAB) are pleased to announce that hardware company FUHR have recently applied for and been approved into membership of the Association. Providing security products for over 165 years FUHR specialise in the development and production of multipoint locking systems for doors. With hardware manufacturing based in Germany the UK […]

CAB’s Average Product EPD

An EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) is designed to inform a Specifier about a product’s environmental and human health impact during its life cycle and follows recognised standards, known as the ‘core rules’, in BS EN 15804+A2. Based on a product’s Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), the aim of an EPD is to inform the Specifier about a product’s […]

CAB’s 30th Anniversary

Thirty years ago the Council for Aluminium in Building (CAB) was formed by an amalgamation of three existing trade associations, the Architectural Aluminium Association, the Patent Glazing Contractors Association and the Aluminium Window Association. Today the Association has over 140 members which includes Consultants, Fabricators, Installers, Systems Companies and many Specialist Product Supply & Manufacturing […]

CAB Members Report Sales Growth Despite Rising Costs

Compiled in conjunction with the CPA (the Construction Products Association) the CAB State of Trade Survey is completed alongside the Spring 2024 edition of the CPA’s Construction Industry Forecast. CAB Members report that the first quarter of 2024 for aluminium used in construction saw a return to growth in sales for the period with an […]