Clearview National March 2016 - Issue 172 - Page 84

GLASS&SEALEDUNITS TAKING THE LEAD Going Global »»PYROGUARD IS APPROACHING its international strategy with a rejuvenated focus, ambition and drive through Jose Zaman, Export Development Manager. For over twenty years, Pyroguard has been operating successfully in its core markets of the UK, Benelux and France. As market share in those areas has increased, the question of how to expand to meet wider international demand has been answered with the appointment of Jose Zaman. ‘we can confidently look forward to a prosperous 2016’ Jose came to Pyroguard with a plethora of experience in the glass and construction market. Upon taking the position, a global analysis of the fire glazing market identified Iberia and the Middle East as key target markets, with Switzerland, Poland and India also identified as focus territories. Naturally, Pyroguard’s strategic approach to each country is locally tailored. As well as increased work with local experts, Pyroguard has also increased activity at global trade shows, exhibiting in Qatar, Paris and Mumbai. This activity is further helping to introduce the Pyroguard brand and quality product to potential customers globally. Jose comments: “Pyroguard has seen great advancements in our international expansion programme in 2015 and we can confidently look forward to a prosperous 2016.” Visit www.pyroguard.eu or call 01942 710 721 84 » M AR 2016 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M »»JUST TWO MONTHS AFTER ITS official launch, RegaLead is delighted to announce an overwhelmingly positive response to its new Georgian lead profile, so much so that new sizes and colour options have already been added to the range. Guy Hubble, Joint Managing Director at RegaLead comments: “We’re really pleased with the response we’ve had so far to our new Georgian lead profile. In line with demand we have already added a 22mm option to the range, as well as four popular new colours across both the Georgian and standard lead profiles: White, 9001 Cream, 7016 Anthracite, and Chartwell Green. It is certainly generating a lot of interest, with many customers telling us they love its flexibility for use in a variety of what might otherwise prove problematic applications. “We firmly believe that the new Georgian profile is a great idea, and one which will provide strong new sales opportunities to our customers. From the response so far, we’d say they agree. We’d be pleased to speak to anyone about how we can help them incorporate this into their product offering.” Come and see the latest developments from RegaLead on Stand AT10 at the FIT Show, alternatively, visit: www.regalead.co.uk or call 0161 946 1164 WARM EDGE BARS BOOSTS BLIND SALES »»SALES OF UNI-BLINDS® sealed units with integral blinds inside have risen by 32% in the last 12 months – and remain the only blind system in the UK to include warm edge spacer bars as standa rd. Ian Short, managing director of UniBlinds® manufacturer Morley Glass & Glazing says: “Fabricators and installers are recognising how Uni-Blinds® helps to upsell their windows and doors without compromising on thermal performance. “We fit the warm edge spacer bar across our integral blinds range to make compromise a thing of the past so customers can benefit from the privacy and aesthetics that UniBlinds® deliver.” Ian adds: “The warm edge spacer bars that we use are similar to those used by the majority of sealed unit manufacturers serving the A and B rated windows and doors market.” ‘customers can benefit from the privacy and aesthetics that Uni-Blinds® deliver. The Uni-Blinds range provides the widest choice of integral Venetian blinds in double and triple glazed units, with all manual, solar and motorised versions available in the industry’s shortest lead-time of 10 days from any Friday. Visit www.morleyglass.co.uk