Wednesday, April 18, 2012 3:03:00 PM
Mark Schlotel has joined Synseal as Head of Marketing, with responsibility for all marketing initiatives across UK and Export markets. A seasoned campaigner with 28 years of both business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing experience, Mark has worked at senior management level for well-known engineered product brands, such as Triton showers, Gent fire detection, Novar intelligent building systems (now Honeywell) and international beverage dispense specialists IMI Cornelius.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 2:41:00 PM
Well-known window and door hardware specialist Mark Frain has joined Synseal Extrusions Ltd as Hardware Category Manager, with the task of developing the company’s hardware portfolio. Mark has more than 15 years experience in the hardware industry, having previously worked in a variety of managerial roles that have included quality, new product development, customer service and key account management.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 2:30:00 PM
Synseal can now offer A-rated doors in its Legend PVC-U profile, giving its customers a distinct marketing advantage over their competitors. Doors can also be suited with other products in the Legend range, giving fabricators and installers greater options than those companies that sell doors and windows sourced from separate suppliers.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 4:02:00 PM
Even in these tough economic times, every business is looking for ways to grow and strengthen. For fabricators, the obvious solution is to extend their product range. Doing this gives customers more choice and boosts sales. But in these tough economic times, who has got the investment capital needed to reconfigure their manufacturing plants to accommodate new products? It’s sad but true that the most value-added products such as patio doors, bifolding doors and vertical sliders are the ones that are the most complicated to manufacture, so while the rewards are high, the barriers to entry are too.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 2:33:00 PM
Portsmouth trade fabricator Window Warehouse has been accepted as a member of Network VEKA after going over to the VEKA system. The Farlington-based company is fabricating the supplier’s Matrix 70 system and can now support its installers to apply for Network VEKA membership in their own right.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 2:27:00 PM
VEKA plc has declared its second Fensterbau even better that 2010, with a visibly bigger UK audience for its new group product offering. The Nürnberg event was the first major showing for the VEKA’s extended range since last year’s acquisition and Sales & Marketing Director Colin Torley said the show made a superb platform for the debut:
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 2:24:00 PM
Following on from its acquisition of Bowater Building Products last year, industry-leading VEKA has unveiled four new vehicles advertising the joint branding. The new vehicle liveries, designed to promote both the VEKA and Halo brands - the window brand of Bowater - will add to the already extensive energy-efficient fleet, with the new design set to be rolled out across every vehicle as and when then curtains need updating.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 12:32:00 PM
Long-standing VEKA customer Anders Glass has completed an impressive school installation, replacing all 80 windows at Chorlton Park Primary School. Built in 1920, Chorlton Park is Manchester's largest primary school and has the windows to match! Each window unit is around 2.6m x 2.1m and had to be replaced during school holidays to minimise disruption to pupils.