Clearview National June 2018 - Issue 199 - Page 50

PROUD SPONSOR OF DOORS & WINDOWS DOORS&WINDOWS Trusted by the UK’s Largest Fabricators » » AS ONE OF THE UK’S LEADING manufacturers of PVC-U window and door systems, and with a long and distinguished pedigree in extrusion, Duraflex offers everything today’s fabricators and installers need to flourish. With an ethos that says it’ll deliver the same exceptional service whether you’re a small start- up or a nationwide fabricator, Duraflex knows what it takes to succeed across retail, trade, new build and commercial sectors. Designed and manufactured at its impressive 275,000 sq/ft purpose-built extrusion facility in Gloucestershire, Duraflex offers a formidable combination of service, support and product innovation; delivering a complete suite of products to serve all market sectors, a comprehensive range of marketing and sales support tools - all backed by a dedicated team, who are time-served industry experts. The iconic Diamond Suite is a truly versatile system, providing fabricators with the ability to manufacture virtually any window or door style, whilst offering complete compatibility, thanks to its fully integrated design. Whether fabricating casement, flush, tilt and turn, the new fully reversible window, patio, or bi-fold door, Duraflex offers a product fit for the job. With all profile featuring Q-Lon, the world’s best weatherseal gasket, featured and bevelled options, and complemented by a comprehensive range of ancillaries, foil finishes and coloured substrates, the Diamond Suite offers fabricators and homeowners alike a product that delivers on all fronts. And because the product portfolio is fully integrated, including the bespoke Aluminium Bi-Fold Door system, Duraflex fabricators are able to offer an extensive choice 50 » JUN 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M of products without the need for excessive stockholding, whilst in-turn delivering a beautifully seamless product to the end- user. A more recent addition is the revolutionary single leg bead, designed to achieve Secured by Design without the need for glass clips - as tested at BSI – resulting in a cost reduction for fabricators, without ever compromising on performance. Aesthetics haven’t been overlooked either; the new bead offers the same unobtrusive sightlines as a standard bead. The Duraflex multi-chamber profile delivers another win for the fabricator; offering superior thermal performance, as well as easier fabrication, with no reinforcement required. “Here at Duraflex, we are continually seeking out opportunities to expand and enhance our range, ensuring that our products continue to deliver. With a dedicated product development programme and an exciting pipeline, which will see the launch of our new ‘Diamond+ Collection’, which promises to be a real game- changer, it’s an exciting time at Duraflex,” says Kay McGrady, Duraflex’s Head of Marketing. Recent innovations have seen the launch of the flush sash, market-leading single leg bead, a stunning Georgian Bar collection, new fully reversible window, as well as a dedicated aluminium and PVC-U bi-fold system, ensuring that Duraflex fabricators can be confident that they’ll have a product portfolio to give them that much needed competitive advantage. The system also holds an impressive list of accreditations to its name, proving that at the heart of the Diamond Suite lies a commitment to performance that is unequalled by many in the industry. Meticulously designed, it can achieve A+ Window Energy Ratings and a U-Value as low as 0.8. What’s more, having recently undergone the most rigorous testing that the industry has to offer, it delivers ‘Outstanding Weather Performance’ and PAS24 across the entire range, giving Duraflex fabricators, specifiers and ultimately, homeowners complete peace of mind. All products are backed up with dedicated support, ranging from an expert technical team - in-house and in the field - offering everything from BIM, specification and simulation advice, to factory planning, bespoke design and training. An extensive range of marketing collateral, including tailored marketing materials and lead generation campaigns further supports the Duraflex proposition. Duraflex Managing Director, Dean Cossey, explains, “Our value proposition is based on forming strong, enduring partnerships with our customers; truly understanding their business and building tailored solutions to support unique wants and needs. We don’t apply a ‘one size fits all’ approach to our customers, but instead work collaboratively with them to devise a bespoke business strategy to help them achieve their goals. It’s easy to see why so many of the UK’s leading fabricators continue to choose Duraflex, a proven system, from a proven partner, with a product portfolio designed to deliver.”