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Window Ware: "the UK fenestration market has seen a huge growth in bi-fold doors and we are excited to be able to extend the renowned Lockmaster range. This gives door manufacturers a greater choice of industry-leading hardware all in one place" commented Richard Bryant, commercial director
CMS Window Systems: "we are delighted to have worked with North Ayrshire Council and Morrison Construction on this fantastic educational project, which I'm sure will benefit many generations of young people. Our team has once again demonstrated its ability to deliver the highest quality result through our market-leading technical expertise at all stages through design, manufacture and installation. " added Stephen Anderson, aluminium contracts director.
LEKA Systems: "we chose LEKA Systems because the products offered something different. They have a lower U value so outperform other roofing options". said Malcom Cake, managing director of Window Warehouse
CDW Systems: "homeowners are increasingly opting for aluminium windows and doors and what we now have a first-class suite of products that our customer base can use for most applications" Chris Lock, sales office manager comments.
Pilkington UK: "manufacturing these products in St Helens reaffirms our commitment to supporting our customers and is a result of significant investment in our state-of-the-art off-line coater over the last few years. " said Leo Pyrah, product manager for solar control products
Steel Windows Association: commenting on his selection of the W20 solution for the project, the owner of the property Ian Forshew, said: "there is no doubt that the steel windows are in keeping with the architectural style of the property; and I was impressed with Steel Window Service & Supplies so I basically went with their recommendation."
VBH: "we’re particularly proud of the 97.1% figure as May was a very busy month with sales over 8% up on the previous year. greenteQ sales increased by more than 35% over the same period" comments Mark Skudder, logistics director
Conservatory Outlet: "we're absolutely delighted with the new brochures, which really reflect the individuality and local ethos of our Network members. Our marketing team spent considerable time researching the latest marketing concepts from the retail home improvement sector and conducting focus groups with our Network members to find out what they really wanted from their new point-of-sale materials" explains Marketing Manager, Karen Clough
Profile 22: "frameXpress has been working with Profile 22 from day one. It's an impressive amount of time to be working with a supplier. We chose Profile 22 for the superb quality and range of products. It has served our customers very well." said Mark Westbrook, one of the founders of frameXpress
Foundations to grow on
The ethos at the Fenestration News is one of communicating the news and views from around the industry. There is always a sales bias, after all the trade media is essentially a tool for growing sales. To that end the focus has always been towards providing the facilities for those that could be termed the movers and shakers (shapers) that make this industry happen for them to create options.
We provide an indication as to how one entity might be shaping up to another by providing insight into how much interest the wider audience has in the media releases the industry provides. That comes in the shape of our page view count contained on the info page.
These little snippets are becoming more and more important in mapping out a direction, particularly in a ‘lean’ world. In the short time the Fenestration News has existed the amount of companies involved in the industry has receded close on 50% with no sign of any new blood arriving to take up the challenge. …»»