Clearview National June 2015 - Issue 163 - Page 19

INDUSTRYNEWS WHICH TRUSTED TRADER MD Joinery has become one of the first REHAU fabricators and installers to achieve WHICH Trusted Trader status. »»The Southport based company has passed the rigorous assessment process carried out by the Which inspection team and is now listed on the Which Trusted Trader website. Tony Ball, REHAU’s area sales manager, visited the company recently to congratulate the team on their achievement, and said: “This is the perfect endorsement for a company like MD Joinery, which prides itself on the quality of its products and the professionalism of its customer service. MD Joinery Director Mike Durkin added: “We were approached by Which to become a Trusted Trader because we already had a number of recommendations from customers on their Which Local website. We were impressed by just how in depth the assessment process was and the credibility which this gives to the scheme.” As well as winning the endorsement from Which, the company has also just been shortlisted in the Best Individual New Home category at the North West LABC Regional Excellence awards for a recent installation in Southport. Spearheading growth at the high-end »»Lincoln based PVCu and aluminium fabricator, Sternfenster, has announced a whopping 64% year-on-year increase in invoice sales for the first quarter of 2015, highlighting the market’s move towards value added products. “We have a strong investment strategy that places Sternfenster at the forefront of innovation,” says Steve Lane, Sternfenster national sales manager. “This also enables our clients to differentiate themselves with products that stand out in the market place.” Steve commented: “Our growth strategy relies on offering great customer service and 1988-92 Various retail showrooms are opened around Yorkshire in Rotherham, Barnsley, Castleford, Doncaster and Huddersfield. innovative products to our clients. We’ve recently launched our new StyleLine range featuring unrivalled quality and aesthetics. “With StyleLine, our clients will also benefit from a complete marketing package and StyleLine branding designed to appeal even to the most discerning end-consumer.” added Steve. Alongside its new and exclusive StyleLine products, Sternfenster is also offering the full range of Smart Aluminium