Industry News and Stories for February 2014

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Clifton club gathering marks end of 'memorable' 2013 for Pure Comms

Clifton club gathering marks end of 'memorable' 2013 for Pure Comms

A leading telecoms company hosted over thirty business leaders and professionals at the Clifton Club in Bristol, to celebrate its achievements in 2013 and outline plans for 2014. Pure Comms, which was founded in 2009, invited current customers and business people to the event, which saw attendees, discuss...

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Tracy joins the Truemans team

Tracy joins the Truemans team

Northern trade counter Truemans has expanded its team with the appointment of Tracy Burney. Tracy is branch manager at the Doncaster trade counter, and is helping maintain high levels of customer service. Her role includes ensuring quotes are returned quickly, order deadlines are met, and queries are answered...

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An XtremeDoor for extreme weather conditions

An XtremeDoor for extreme weather conditions

With many parts of the country being severely affected by bouts of extreme weather, UK homeowners are acutely aware of the need to protect their properties from the elements. Many are in the process of weather proofing their homes and products that can withstand harsh conditions have seen a surge in sales. One...

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Solidor partner up with JET

Solidor partner up with JET

Composite door pioneers, Solidor, have partnered up with JET Business to help get the unemployed in North Staffordshire trained and back to work. In the last 6 months the company has taken 10 people on board full time, through the innovative...

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Does your warranty measure up?

Does your warranty measure up?

Solidor and sister company Nice Door Panels believe that product warranties instil confidence in consumers and represent the quality of products offered. Yet some companies have recently slashed their own guarantees for composite doors...

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Technical appointment for Sliders UK

Technical appointment for Sliders UK

Sliders UK has strengthened its product development team with the appointment of hardware specialist and industry veteran, Steve Weaver as Technical Manager. Steve, who has over 30 years experience, joined the Lancashire-based...

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UK's leading aluminium specialist dines out on latest project

UK's leading aluminium specialist dines out on latest project

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of specialist aluminium windows and doors has seen its products specified in two prestigious restaurant projects. CDW Systems supplied a number of its doors to two very high end restaurants on the island of Guernsey, at the tail end of 2013. One...

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Roseview deliver on customer service

Roseview deliver on customer service

Following an increase in production, uPVC vertical sliding sash window fabricator Roseview Windows is altering its delivery schedule to streamline the delivery process and improve customer service. As of February 10th delivery dates depend on postcode, with each area broken up into zones and allocated...

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Triple Glazing Question Expert's Arena reaches 95 per cent capacity

Triple Glazing Question Expert's Arena reaches 95 per cent capacity

The Triple Glazing Question’s Experts Arena is now 95 per cent full with the industry’s key influencers. The latest stakeholders to assemble in the Experts Arena are, BuildCheck, Bystronic Hegla, Deceuninck, FIT Show, Glazpart, Inagas, Insight Data, Kömmerling, Lisec UK, Ritec and Synseal. As...

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Leading hardware specialist eyes an encouraging market

Leading hardware specialist eyes an encouraging market

One of the UK’s leading hardware specialists reported a significant increase in turnover in the last quarter of 2013, placing the company in a strong position going into 2014. Winkhaus UK Ltd saw sales increase by over 15 per cent in quarter four last year, resulting in  a strong 2013. With...

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Direct Trade always delivers

Direct Trade always delivers

Following an increase in customer demand, Doncaster based trade fabricator Direct Trade has expanded their delivery fleet and invested in an additional 10 ton and 3.5 ton vehicles. They join Direct Trade’s existing fleet of 25 vehicles, preparing the company for future growth and enabling them to better service...

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Synseal joins Triple Glazing Question as a stakeholder

Synseal joins Triple Glazing Question as a stakeholder

Stakeholders are an important part of the Triple Glazing Question Live debate at the Ricoh Arena on 10 April 2014. The debate is strengthened by companies with high levels of expertise. Synseal will be on hand to answer questions in the Expert Arena during day and here Head of Marketing Mark Schlotel talks about why it’s...

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Website to showcase major new initiative

Website to showcase major new initiative

Following the roll out of its new initiative – CPA FastTrack – the Consumer Protection Association has launched a brand new website to showcase how the organisation can help installers grow their business. At the beginning of 2014 the CPA rolled out FastTrack, which is designed to help their members...

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Kommerling helps Truemans meet specialist demand

Kommerling helps Truemans meet specialist demand

Due to strong demand for specialist colours amongst installers, Northern trade counter Truemans has introduced Kommerling coloured windows and doors to its product range. Manufactured using the fully sculptured Gold system, the Kommerling range is available across all three of Truemans’ trade...

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Five ways to boost your bifold sales in 2014

Five ways to boost your bifold sales in 2014

1. Become an approved Bifold Network installer Not only will you benefit from quality aluminium bifolds, technical and installation support, and help with marketing, you'll also recieve FREE consumer leads generated by our user-friendly website and online bifold builder. 2. Use our...

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Rumble in the jungle with XtremeDoor

Rumble in the jungle with XtremeDoor

January 2014 marked the launch of XtemeDoor, the new high performance composite door from leading Merseyside based door manufacture Vista. XtremeDoor brings together leading door components and is arguably the highest specification product of its kind on the market today. To illustrate just how extreme...

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New consumer marketing division for Purplex

New consumer marketing division for Purplex

Purplex, the window industry marketing specialists, has launched a major new consumer marketing division aimed squarely at helping installers improve their branding and lead generation across both traditional and online channels.

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Listers partner the Realise Foundation

Listers partner the Realise Foundation

There comes a point in everyone's life when we’ve appreciated a bit of a leg-up. And it’s especially pleasing when we can do the same for others helping them change their lives for the better. This is an ethos that Lister Trade Frames of Stoke on Trent have long since adhered to and that is why they have decided...

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