Clearview National May 2017 - Issue 186 - Page 66

FIT SHOW 2017 BOLD DEBUT AT THE FIT SHOW » » Fast-growing Dekko Window Systems is Kurt Greatrex, Dekko Sales Director marking the latest stage of its expansion with a landmark debut at this year’s FIT Show. One of the country’s leading manufacturers of PVCu and aluminium windows, Dekko has spent the last decade investing millions in infrastructure and innovative new products. In recent years, it’s built a new factory and added no less than ten new products to an already extensive range. But now that groundwork has been put in place, Dekko has decided the time is right to take the stand at the industry’s biggest trade event, as Sales Director Kurt Greatrex explains: “We’ve made massive strides in the last few years – expanding and refining production, developing and launching high- end products and laying the foundations for future growth. Now, we’re heading to the FIT Show with a lot to shout about – and it provides us with the perfect platform to showcase the fantastic range we’ve been able to develop.” “We’re hugely excited to be taking to the FIT Show for the first time, and meeting old friends and new prospects from around the country,” Kurt concluded. GET FIT » » The newly launched Bowater by Birtley range from Birtley Group will be on display for all to see at this year’s bigger and better FIT Show at the NEC. Kevin Kiernan of Birtley Group says: “We’re thrilled to be attending this year’s FIT Show and especially pleased we’re attending with something genuinely new to show the market. Our composite door range alone offers more choice than most with both 44mm and 68mm available, a range of doors to suit all budgets from commodity to high end and a wide range of colours thanks to our in-house paint line. The range combines the best of Bowater Doors and Birtley Group with superb aesthetics, security and energy performance. “Visitors to our stand (F20) will not only be able to see first-hand the excellent quality of our range, they will also be able to quiz our team of experts about why we’re different and what to expect from Bowater by Birtley in terms of product and service. Bowater by Birtley is a new force to be reckoned with in composite doors and we’ re looking forward to showing fabricators and installers why at FIT 2017.” HARDWARE SELECTOR CREATED FOR FIT SHOW John Mitchell, Carl F Groupco’s Technical Manager with example lines from the company’s catalogue of over 7,000 products » » With a focus on high level service, quality lines and practical displays, Carl F Groupco has addressed the challenge of presenting its range of over 7,000 window and door fitting lines with a hardware selector that will be 66 M AY 2 01 7 presented for the first time at the FIT Show 2017. The concept, which was inspired by a desire to simplify the hardware selection process, is an intuitive display supported by product examples, graphics, information points and a touch-screen catalogue. Carl F Groupco’s purpose-built stand (E40), which can easily be found in Hall 6, presents flagship product lines and new additions to the range. Focus is placed on showing hardware in-situ; ensuring visitors can see at-a-glance how the products can be installed and their functionality. The stand will feature dedicated areas for both SmartSecure, the company’s electronic locking and smart access control systems and Roto/Peder Nielsen (PN) window gearing. Specialist doors will also be featured, along with tilt and turn windows. Other products on the stand will include ranges from Cotswold, FUHR, Greenwood, Hoppe, Ingenious, Kenrick, MACO, Siegenia and Trojan.