Clearview National June 2018 - Issue 199 - Page 48

PROUD SPONSOR OF DOORS & WINDOWS DOORS&WINDOWS New home improvement partnership announced » » VEKA TRADE FABRICATOR Modplan has just announced a new partnership with home improvement specialists Leekes. The new partnership will see Modplan being the main supplier for all Leekes’ windows, selected doors and conservatories and will manufacture products using VEKA’s Halo System 10. Frank Richardson, Glazing Sales Manager at Leekes, said: “Last year Leekes fitted over 10,000 windows, and the department reached a turnover of over £15M. Our new partnership with Modplan aims to grow this volume and turnover significantly over the next couple of years.” Heidi Sachs, Managing Director of Modplan, said: “We’ve built our business on a partnership approach that adds value to every customer.” Modplan and Leekes have invested in an exclusive manufacturing facility on Modplan’s impressive fabrication site. The new facility will use state of the art technology such as bar code scanning that will track products from manufacture to delivery and ensure maximum efficiency at every stage of the process. It’s a quality-led approach that matches Modplan’s own commitment to product excellence which runs throughout the business. Modplan will also support Leekes’ marketing, providing online and offline marketing support to increase order volumes and help Leekes meet its growth expectations. AGATE GREY ADDED TO 7-DAY COLOUR OPTION » » SHEPLEY HAS ADDED Agate Grey to its standard colour range as part of its ‘Stop the Colours Headache’ campaign for Visage Installers. The addition means that Visage PVCu windows and doors are now available in 18 standard colours on 7-day lead times. Sales Director at Shepley, Tony Ball explains: “By offering 18 colour options on 7-day delivery, we can take away installers’ pain of getting the coloured frames that homeowners want without holding up installation dates. “Whilst the demand for white PVCu is still high, more and more homeowners are choosing coloured frames for their home improvements. By offering a wide colour range on the same lead times as our white windows and doors, installers can be confident that regardless of what their customers want, they can book in installations according to their usual schedules.” Shepley is the largest REHAU sole fabricator, making them the perfect partner for PVCu. Visage ‘book in installations according to their usual schedules’ frames have 5-chamber profiles for great levels of energy efficiency and are Secured by Design and Document Q certified, too. Shepley customers also benefit from the full range of Visage marketing literature and sales support tools. 40TH ANNIVERSARY GIVE AWAY » » PRESCOT DOOR & WINDOW Centre is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2018 and to mark the occasion has run a Facebook competition to win a free Solidor composite door including fitting, which amassed a reach of over 244,000 people. To enter the competition, all people had to do was to like and share a post on their Facebook page and the resulting in not just an impressive reach, but also in a large number of sales enquires and subsequent orders. Mrs Speakman was the lucky winner and is now enjoying a new Solidor Tenby 4 in anthracite grey with Modena glass, architectural furniture in chrome, and 48 » JUN 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M perhaps most importantly, carrying a 3 Star Ultion cylinder with a £1,000 security guarantee. Gareth Busson, head of sales and marketing at Solidor commented: “Hats off to the team at Prescot, as they have executed an outstanding campaign on Facebook, with incredible success and reach. They have also passed back out of area leads to us for distribution to other trade partners, which is a hugely kind gesture and a reflection of them as a great and loyal trade partner.”