Clearview National April 2017 - Issue 185 - Page 4

FROMTHEEDITOR We’ve received some great feedback from installers who’ve taken advantage of our exclusive deal with Bohle and claimed their free can of Bohle glass cleaner, with one saying it was ‘fantastic, the best glass cleaner they’d ever used.’ Decide for yourself by claiming your free can of glass cleaner on page 5. BE THE BEST YOU CAN BE » » THE SUSPENSE AROUND THE NEXT FIT Show in May is building, reflected in the exhibitor’s secretive plans outlined in the 20-page feature of our bumper issue of Clearview April, beginning on page 36. Camden is set to redefine industry standards with a grand reveal at the Fit Show on the 23rd May, but in what way exactly remains unknown. Maybe you could glean a hint from the article on page 45? Aluminium systems company, Reynaers, is also planning on making a big splash for its first appearance at Fit Show as it explains on page 54. This month’s ‘7 Things You Didn’t Know About…’ features Yale, with an interesting fact about the ancient Egyptian origins that have made it a globally recognised brand, thanks to Linus Yale Jr. who, in 1847 in Newport, New York, experimented with a lock based on a mechanism first employed by the ancient Egyptians over 4,000 years ago. Door and window fabricator, Apeer, recently opened its factory in Northern Ireland to the trade press and showed visitors the Belfast peace wall and the Titanic Belfast tourist attraction. Steve Sidebottom and Helen Williams of Pro Installer, Clearview Group’s trade counter newspaper, went along, and you can read their report on page 62. Competition is intense and margins are tight but there is still room at the top, as shown by Ford Windows. The Sheffield-based fabricator explains how it is gearing up for an exciting future on page 70. The clocks have sprung forward and the sun has begun to shine. Homeowners everywhere are imagining the outdoor living that the promise of summer might bring. Find out how to make the most of the sales opportunities this time of year can bring in our Outdoor Living featu