Clearview National March 2016 - Issue 172 - Page 85

GLASS&SEALEDUNITS INVESTING TO IMPROVE STOCK EFFICIENCY »»SPECIALIST TOUGHENED GLASS manufacturer, TuffX Processed Glass, is set to be further enhance its reputation for being one of the most customer-oriented companies in the window industry with the installation of a new automated concertina racking system, which will improve stock efficiency and extend storage space. Graham Price, TuffX’s Managing Director, said: “The new Hegla concertina racking system will have huge benefits for our business and our customers. It has been tailor-made for our 55,000 square foot factory and its efficient use of space means it gives us more storage capacity than ever before, helping us to stock TuffX’s new Hegla concertina racking system will store both 3m x 2m and 6m x 3m glass packs. It also caters for glass from between 4mm and 19mm thick, so can handle all of TuffX’s impressive range of glass thicknesses. It has up to 110 different storage combinations and concertinas automatically to maximise storage space and improve efficiency and health and safety. The investment looks set to help the company build on its reputation for quality and efficiency and help it to grow still further. a wider and bigger range of products to supply our growing customer base.” The world’s first non-UV Construction Adhesive for Glass Nano 470 is the world’s first and only non-UV construction adhesive for glass, brought to you by the inventors of the original non-UV bevel bonding adhesive that revolutionised bevel application in the decorative glass industry. »»NANO 470 HIGH Strength Construction Adhesive offers the same predictability and safety in use as everyday decorative bevel bonding, but for much heavier duty applications, such as bonding glass shelving, logos and designs to glass screens, balustrades or facades, or assembling glass furniture. The advantage in the factory is that fluorescent white light is safe for those working nearby; the advantage in the application is that the incredible strength of the Nano 470 bond itself is safe and permanent. Nano 470 will bond all-glass shower cubicles and glass boxes, bond metal fittings to glass table tops, help form a wall of glass shelves, and even repair a broken glass table! The range of applications for Nano 470 is as varied as the application of glass itself. Call 01526 344100 or visit EXCEEDING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR INVESTORS IN PEOPLE »»THERMOSEAL GROUP, the UK’s leading manufacturer of warm edge spacer systems and supplier to the insulated glass (IG) industry for over 35 years has again achieved its Investors in People (IIP) accreditation by exceeding requirements of its recent assessment. The Group has been IIP accredited for over 15 years. Since 1991 IIP has set the standard for better people management. This internationally recognised accreditation is held by 14,000 organisations across the world. The Standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results. Thermoseal Group’s recent assessment saw the Group pass the standard with flying colours and achieve additional evidence requirements for; ‘Leadership and management strategy’, ‘Flexible approach to learning and development’, ‘Sharing knowledge and learning across the business, ‘Supporting people in their personal development, ‘Providing opportunities for mentoring’ and ‘Involving employees in improving how they are managed and developed’. The assessment process showed good evidence that people are a valued asset to the business. Thermoseal Group’s Managing Director, Gwain Paterson commented: “The renewed IIP status is another win for us and we are now looking to display our latest plaque in a cabinet.” Call +44(0)121 331 3950 or visit C L E A RV I E W-U K . C O M » M AR 2016 » 85