Clearview National July 2015 - Issue 164 - Page 20

INDUSTRYNEWS SUPPORTING THE BIG LEAGUE Universal Arches has just signed a deal to sponsor St Helens Rugby League Club pitch side at its stadium at Langtree Park. »»The club known affectionately as the ‘Saints’ has a history that dates back to 1873 and in more recent times in 2012 moved to the new purpose built stadium opposite Universal Arches 24,000sq ft facility. Paul Sculthorpe MBE, one of the most famous and distinguished players in recent times for the Saints and former captain was also on hand to meet Leon Day, managing director of Universal Arches. Universal Arches has a long established reputation in the area and the opportunity to support the local rugby league team has gone down well within the workforce. Leon Day, managing director of Universal Arches commented: “It’s great to be able to support the St Helens Rugby League Club pitch side, which is on full view for our workforce to see either at the ground or on the television. Our roots are set firmly in the area as is our workforce who have helped shaped the company into the overwhelmingly strong position we have today.” For further information Universal Arches log on to www. universalarches.com, call the sales office on 01744 612844 or follow them on Twitter @universalarches The billion pound club Conservatory Outlet’s continuous growth has earned the company a place on Insight Data’s Top 30 Fabricators by turnover. »»Collectively, the top 30 fabricators in the UK amassed sales of almost £1 billion in 2014, rising 6% compared to 2013, to £971.8 million. The individual turnover needed to make the top 30 has also increased, from £10.9m in 2013 to £12.3m last year. The Yorkshire fabricator is one of only two new entries in the top 30, ranking 27th out of 1,534 PVCu manufacturers. Michael Giscombe, Conservatory Outlet joint owner and managing director: “To put things into perspective, it’s worth mentioning that this achievement is based on the unique partnership between a fabricator and a network of less than 30 retail installers. “We’ve launched new products at opportune times to make sure that our network members are among the first to capitalise on emerging trends.” commented 20 » JUL 2015 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M Michael, “We have pre-empted the market changes detailed in the Insight Data Report with the l ][