Monday, August 13, 2012 1:31:00 PM
Solidor and Universal Arches have pooled their expertise in composite doors and profile bending respectively, to offer the industry’s first arched top composite doors, available nationwide. Both companies are well renowned in their respected markets for quality and innovation, Solidor for 2nd generation composite doors and Universal Arches for building plastics bending and forming. Solidor have already been using Universal Arches for over 4 years, benefitting from the supply of arched combination frames, which take standard shaped door slabs.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 1:14:00 PM
Hardware distributor VBH has announced the appointment of Veronica Adams in the role of Area Sales Manager for the South-East region, incorporating Kent, Essex, Surrey, East & West Sussex and south London. Veronica will be a familiar face to many as she previously worked for 8 years at a major European hardware manufacturer, the last 5 of which were spent on the road as Area Sales Manager.
Monday, August 6, 2012 1:42:00 PM
While Solidor may be regarded as the most innovative and fastest growing composite door manufacturer in the sector, behind the scenes is an impressive team of support staff. With a company that’s also been built on an overwhelming commitment to customer service, it’s reassuring to know whatever the query or requirement, Solidor are able to respond quickly to the needs of their growing customer network.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 12:23:00 PM
Summer finally arrived together with a cheque for almost £6,000 for a Chichester, West Sussex based couple, the latest homeowners to get back the cost of their new windows and doors in the Planitherm cash-back promotion. Mr and Mrs Grover bought 9 windows together with front and back doors from Bognor Regis-based Wayne Windows, being careful to specify ‘A’ Rated frames throughout. The couple specified rosewood on white and a full range of openings and features when they decided to update their otherwise modern home.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 1:07:00 PM
VEKA is showing its support for London 2012 with a series of new sports-themed adverts. Following a successful debut in Clearview magazine, the three new adverts in the campaign will also appear in July and August trade issues to coincide with the London 2012 Olympics. Themes including athletics are being used to promote the newly-formed VEKA UK Group and how its number one position in the industry reflects that of the success Great Britain is hoping to achieve.
Monday, July 30, 2012 10:05:00 AM
Conservatory specialist, Prefix Systems, have just launched their eagerly anticipated Gardenroom roof, which is set to open up an entirely new market segment for it’s nationwide network of installers. Conservatories are evolving, driven by the more progressive installers in the industry, along with consumer demand for a new generation of living space. A conservatory is still a very aspirational product, even more so with recent technological advancements and new product launches, but we are also experiencing a number of homeowners seeking something more in keeping with house design.
Monday, July 30, 2012 9:50:00 AM
Leading bending specialist, Universal Arches and cable trunking manufacturer, Rehau, have again worked in partnership in the education sector on a refurbishment project at Darwen Vale High School in Blackburn, Lancashire. As school design move towards more contemporary layouts, new product solutions are being developed to accommodate new designs and shapes of rooms. For this latest collaboration between the two companies, Universal were able to provide a bespoke curved solution for the trunking on several shaped internal walls in the form of pre-shaped sections.
Monday, July 30, 2012 9:23:00 AM
Innovative composite door manufacturer, Solidor, have just issued a new 44 page brochure that highlights the wide choice of features from their unique solid timber core, based door range. The composite door market may be buoyant, but it is also packed with standard GRP doors, in stark contrast to the engineering and innovation within the Solidor composite door. This new brochure highlights their designs, Green Promise, 14 internal and external colours and wide range of accessories.