Clearview National January 2018 - Issue 194 - Page 27

PROUD SPONSOR OF INDUSTRY NEWS ANNUALPREDICTIONS Another big year planned » » AS WE BEGIN ANOTHER NEW YEAR, Sharn Samra, Marketing Director, Window Systems Division, Epwin Group, takes a look back at achievements in 2017 and what we can expect in 2018. 2017 was a ground-breaking year for Epwin Window Systems and 2018 is shaping up to be just the same. Perhaps the biggest news to come out of 2017 was Excellence as Standard. It’s a member programme that aims to drive and promote excellence from day-to-day business operations through to product manufacturing processes and installations, creating a culture that permeates every level of a business. Being part of the Excellence as Standard programme gives fabricators and installers a definite competitive edge as it demonstrates to homeowners a complete commitment to quality. Members receive continuous guidance and support to help them excel in every area of their business operations. It’s a programme that has already become recognised by the industry for what it has to offer: over 100 businesses took the pledge to become part of the scheme at its launch at FIT 2017 and numbers have been increasing ever since. PRODUCTS SAW EXCITING DEVELOPMENTS The composite door market continues to grow and our brand new range of Frontier composite doors will help our customers make the most of the opportunities available. As you would expect from an Epwin Group product, the Frontier composite door range delivers excellence at every level. It’s available in 44mm and 48mm options. Frontier solid timber core composite door leaves are manufactured in the UK and are designed to fit perfectly into Epwin Windows’ profile systems to enable its customers to offer a complete window and door solution. The range comes with all the support needed including full technical details and marketing collateral to enable customers to capitalise on homeowners’ interest in composite doors. The market-leading Spectus Vertical Slider saw th