Clearview National April 2017 - Issue 185 - Page 51

PROUD TO SPONSOR CLEARVIEW’S FIT SHOW PREVIEW FIT SHOW 2017 STAND C58 MEET THE TEAM » » With recent investment in state of the art manufacturing machinery, expansion of the facilities and product ranges, particularly into a complete composite door solution, it’s exciting times at Bootle based ODL Europe. Now, ahead of the FIT Show this May, the company are putting some of the faces to the names behind the brand, all of whom will be present at the show and on- hand to help and advise. Heading up the business is ODL Europe’s Managing Director, Mark Towers. Mark is very well known in the industry and has a vast experience covering over 30 years within building products and the home improvement manufacturing sector. Mark’s right hand man at the office is finance manager, Steve Ellison. A familiar contact to many of the company’s customers and suppliers, Steve fulfils an essential role in ensuring that the finances of the business and its trading divisions are all tightly managed. On the sales side for internal blind systems, under the Blink Blinds brand, there are two recent additions to the team, with Garry Wilson and John Evans joining in 2016. Garry heads up sales in the North of England and Ireland, with John looking after blind sales in the southern regions. Late in 2016, ODL Europe launched its composite door brand, Aperture Solutions. Heading the Sales and Technical role for this division is Steve Kendal. Steve has extensive expertise on the design, technical and manufacturing aspects of the composite door product range. Steve will be delighted to be demonstrating the full capabilities and benefits of the new door range at FIT in May. Managing Director, Mark Towers comments, “One of the most important objectives for the business and one we see as essential, is having the right team on board. This has been a part of our longer-term strategy as we have invested heavily to develop our product ranges and technical manufacturing capabilities. Now we are in a position of having the best of both worlds, with great facilities and the right people on board to spearhead our business growth. We very much look forward to showcasing our latest innovations at FIT in May.” ODL Europe will be on stand D35 at the FIT Show. NEW DOOR DEVELOPMENTS PRESENTED AT THE FIT SHOW Phoenix Doors will unveil a number of new developments on stand C58 at the FIT Show that will include new composite door styles, contemporary glazing designs and a new multi-point entry lock. » » Sharing the stand with parent company MASCO UK Window Group, the PVC door panel and GRP composite door manufacturer will unveil its latest initiatives following significant investment in larger premises, plant and personnel aimed at delivering customer service improvements all round. Visitors to the stand will be able to see and learn more about the expanded County Collection composite door and Meridian 70mm double-rebated composite door ranges and how they can offer yet more customer choice, including bespoke colours. Haydon Statham, Phoenix Doors’ Sales Director, comments: “Now that all our production capability is under one roof, we have more space and much greater flexibility to respond to customer requirements, such as two new paint spraying facilities to meet continuing high demand for coloured doors. He adds: “As a complete door solution company for the retail replacement market, we’re broadening our whole product portfolio to help ‘open doors’ for our customers to gain more business. The FIT Show provides the ideal opportunity to showcase our exciting offers for both installers and fabricators. We look forward to meetin [B\Hx'B˜[^ܜ[[˘˝ZT  H H