Clearview National December 2015 - Issue 169 - Page 10

INDUSTRYNEWS Sent with Love Following the success of last year’s Christmas cards, GM Fundraising has commissioned some more cards from the children at Hope House Children’s hospice. »»GM Fundraising worked directly with the children from Hope House to create these unique cards and the drawings. Gary Morton, founder of GM Fundraising, explains: “The Christmas drawings from Hope House this year have created some DIY HELP OUT truly wonderful cards. With Christmas fast approaching we have set ourselves the target of selling as many of these special cards to as many people in our industry as we can. “We were really pleased with the positive feedback and support we received last year, selling more than 4000 cards, many of which were personalised with company logos and messages. Every penny raised went straight to the Hope House Children’s Hospice. “So if you are traditional enough to be sending out a Christmas card this year, send these cards and give money for these amazing children and a very worthy cause during this special time of year,” Gary adds. »»Synseal group companies Masterdor Ltd and Sheerframe Ltd have helped Nick Knowles and the BBC DIY SOS team to transform properties in Manchester and create high quality homes suitable for British war veterans and local community residents. In BBC1’s two-part special, the DIY SOS team delivered its most ambitious project to date when it agreed to refurbish more than 60 houses in Manchester’s New Street and Canada Street. Masterdor Ltd was delighted to supply 15 composite residential doors with Sheerframe outer frames on the project and supplier partners Select Engineering Asia, UAP Hardware and Distinction Doors also contributed associated door components free of charge. Sheerframe Ltd provided PVCu extrusions for energy-efficient windows in the 66 homes which were specially fabricated and fitted by leading window, door and curtain walling manufacturer and installer CMS Window Systems. Synseal’s Chief Executive David Leng, commented: “This endeavour was obviously for such a good cause and the BBC programmes screened in October were both heart-warming and inspirational. I would like to thank our associated Synseal suppliers and fabricator partners for their additional handson support and practical assistance with this impressive community project.” Visit Purplex launch e-commerce site for leading sous vide company »»With a client list that includes the likes of Hueck, Winkhaus, Dekko Window Systems and the CPA, marketing agency Purplex has proven track record of helping companies in the glass and glazing industry grow. But, Purplex is also starting to spread its wings outside the industry, and is working with clients in sectors such as telecoms, professional services and food and drink. One example is Clifton Food Range®, a specialist manufacturer of sous vide cooking 10 » DEC 2015 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M equipment. Purplex recently launched an e-commerce website to promote the new Clifton at Home® bath, and generated the first online sale with hours of the content marketing and Pay Per Click (PPC) strategy going live. Clifton Food Range® managing director Melvin Dickson comments: “We needed to enter a new market sector, and with a proven track record of helping companies grow, Purplex were the obvious choice. I’m delighted with the new website.” Sam Cross, account director of Purplex commented: “Clifton Food Range® water baths are regularly featured on programmes such as MasterChef and Great British Menu, so it’s exciting for us to be working with such a well-recognised brand.” Call 01934 808132 or visit http://w