Clearview National July 2018 - Issue 200 - Page 66

HARDWARE& SECURITY CELEBRATING 35 YEARS » » 2018 MARKS A milestone in the history of Mighton Products. Founded in 1983 and led by Chairman Mike Derham, the window and door hardware specialist has come from humble beginnings and seen some incredible highlights during the past 35 years. Beginning his career as a joiner, predominantly refurbishing and producing timber sash windows, Mike quickly became aware of how poor the quality of hardware seemed to be in the industry. With an aim to right those wrongs, Mighton Products was born, as Mike explains, “Throughout our 35- year history, Mighton has always remained committed to continual investment into research and development and the company’s growth. Our product ranges have diversified greatly over the years and following significant investments we have expanded into new areas, including workshop machinery for our professional joiners, such as the Mighton X-Cut and Scribe-It machines. “Growth is not only evident in our products, but our people and premises too. The steadily growing Mighton team is made up of many long-standing employees and we remain as close knit today as when the company first began. Investment in our team has seen the recent appointments of Marketing Director Jim Herrington, who is helping to take the Mighton brand to the next level through an updated website and new catalogues as the product offering expands, and David Lambert joined the company last year as Warehouse Manager. David’s appointment came following our significant investment in a new on-site warehouse facility, constructed to support and meet our growing product range and customer demand. Of course, without our loyal customers we wouldn’t be celebrating this milestone, and we are proud to work alongside such specialists in the joinery industry, some for many years.” A customer of Mighton’s since the early days is Malton-based Norton Joinery, who believe Mighton is a stand-out brand in the window ironmongery market. “Mighton do not stand still and over the years have continued to improve and develop products, earning their reputation as a market leader in the industry, predominantly with their sash window hardware,” explains Director Mark Fairweather. “With 43 years in the industry, we like to think we manufacture a quality product and believe using ironmongery from Mighton complements our product.” “SMALL CHANGES CAN HAVE A BIG IMPACT” Simple patio door enhancement achieves PAS 24 » » A NEW UPGRADE TO THE VEKA Imagine Patio Door means that a simple, yet innovative locking kit can ensure the door meets all the requirements of PAS 24. This cost-effective lock solution creates additional appeal for consumers – especially in the new build and commercial sectors – and makes it a valuable addition to any VEKA Group customer’s sales arsenal. Marketing Director Dawn Stockell explains: “At VEKA Group, we know that seemingly small changes can have a BIG impact. W