Clearview National June 2015 - Issue 163 - Page 46

doors&windows Growing to Provided Great Customer Service IG Doors, the company behind Truedor composite door range has announced the expansion of its team as sales continue to grow. »»Rhys Davies has been appointed as Regional Sales Manager for the Midlands joining Sharon Berry in the South West, and Sales and Marketing Manager Richard Kirman covering the North and key accounts. Rhys has been with IG Doors for over 20 years and has a wealth of product experience and industry knowledge. The trade sales office has also seen an increase in size, with the appointment of Vince Stephenson who joins the company to add further customer service support. Richard Kirman was delighted to announce the new appointments and commented: “I am really pleased that Rhys has joined the external sales team. His knowledge of the products and the market is second to none; he will be managing our Midlands region as sales of Truedor continue to grow and our customer base expands.” “I’m als o delighted to welcome Vince Stephenson into our internal trade sales team. It is only right that as we grow our sales we also increase the number of people supporting our customers. Providing great customer service is one of our key principles so I am really excited to welcome Vince on board as a part of the team. I wish them both every success in their new roles.” IG Doors are looking for other top quality people to fill roles as a Regional Sales Manager for the South East, and an internal marketing professional. Visit Cotswold Management Team New Parallel Opening »»Leading hardware manufacturer Cotswold Architectural Products has been working with the industry’s prominent systems companies and fabricators, to bring to market a new dedicated solution for POV (parallel opening vents) on PVCu windows. Following extensive research, development and testing, the team at Cotswold have rolled out the ‘Sinidex’ parallel stay that will fit into existing PVCu profiles with a 17mm cavity. Alan Hartley, who is Business Development Manager at Cotswold, has been heading up the design and launch of the product. He comments: “The opportunities this new product presents for our customers are wide-ranging. It’s an exciting new 46 » JUN 2015 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M opportunity for PVCu fabricators because it presents a new way of opening windows. It also provides great design flexibility and improved natural ventilation, with greater air flow around the full perimeter of the window. “Ultimately this is an ideal application for high-end residential, domestic and commercial applications. The product allows for easy manual operation and is perfect for mechanical or automatic opening and therefore provide a performance level which represents the future.” One sector the product will benefit is the conservatory market, as it will now allow for a full height parallel window opening, providing improved natural ventilation and therefore more internal comfort for the homeowner. Parallel opening vents are also a safer option to large top hung windows, as they project much less into the garden area and significantly reduce the potential for young children running into the vent of the open window. Tim Ferkin, who is Sales and Marketing Director at Cotswold, comments: “This latest product launch demonstrates Cotswold’s commitment to product innovation and creating market opportunities for our customers.”