Clearview Midlands April 2014 - Issue 149 - Page 34

DOORS&WINDOWS GEMINI - ANOTHER STAR SIGN FOR SOLIDOR Gemini UPVC Ltd is the latest trade fabricator to introduce Solidor’s range of composite doors to its product range. Serving the busy North West Gemini UPVC is positioned at the quality end of the industry as a long-term VEKA customer and Network VEKA member. The decision to adopt the Solidor composite door was an easy one, based on product quality and outstanding key features. Within a dedicated showroom area, Gemini UPVC has installed two back to back and distinctive Solidor composite doors. The first is a Modena design from the Italia Collection in the exclusive Duck Egg Blue colour featuring Karcher hardware and a key only security lock. The second door also from Italia is the Roma design in Chartwell Green with antique hardware, including a handmade black ring knocker. Paul Griffiths, Gemini UPVC director, comments: ‘It’s important for us to offer quality products with exceptional levels of service as our membership of Network VEKA testifies. We believe the Solidor composite door range is by far the best on the market and so do our customers.’ or call 01782 847300. Phoenix Door Panels’ Continental doors boost retail installers Stylish contemporary-themed composite doors from Phoenix Door Panels - part of Masco UK Window Group - are giving a real boost to retail installers. Inspired by sophisticated European trends, the modern door styles, aperture shapes and hardware designs of the Continental Collection of GRP composite doors have struck a chord with homeowners seeking that added dash of individuality. Further options include elegant D-shaped and longer arched chrome door handles, with the Winkhaus AV2 Rim-latch lock supplying a convenient, quick and discreet locking mechanism. “Customers who have displayed a selection of our new range in their showrooms are reporting positive feedback from consumers impressed by a new take on the more traditional-looking front entrance door,” reports Haydon Statham, Phoenix National Sales Manager. “We have noticed uplift in orders since introducing the range last year and customers love the fact that we can supply such a wide range of door styles, plus glazing designs that can really personalise the product.” Tel: 01487 740469, Andre w Wright hasn’t stopped protecting customers since 1937! Scottish VEKA fabricator Andrew Wright has been awarded the coveted EC Certificate of Achievement to produce Escape Doors fitted with emergency exit panic hardware. MD Charlie Berry explains: “We were audited by BSI and we’re delighted to have achieved compliance to gain this certificate, especially when very few other manufacturers have been able to meet the stringent requirements. “Andrew Wright has always been at the forefront of industry innovations, and we’ve 34 APR 2014 been proud to fabricate VEKA products since 1986 as this has allowed us to gain a host of quality and security accreditations. “Andrew Wright products meet or exceed all the accreditations required for Local Authority and Education projects. “All our manufactured products are CE marked as per BS EN 14351 and Andrew Wright is a manufacturer of BS 7421 and PAS 24 Kitemark licensed windows and doors. We also hold a Secured by Design licence, which recognises that we are providers of high quality security products. VEKA plc, 01282 716611,, To read more, visit