Clearview National November 2015 - Issue 168 - Page 92

g15awards Double G Award finalist Edgetech UK, a Quanex company, has been named as a double G Award finalist for both the Customer Care Initiative of the Year and Component Supplier of the Year. »»It has been an exciting year for Edgetech. Five new products were added to the range, its first IGU components centre opened in Burnley and Dealership Plus, the most comprehensive customer support package that covers IGU manufacturers, window and door fabricators and installers was introduced. “To be finalists in two categories is brilliant,” says Andy Jones, Managing Director. “We are especially pleased to be nominated for Customer Care Initiative for Dealership Plus.” The nomination for Component Supplier of the Year recognises Edgetech’s growth from supplier of a single product to a major supplier of all fundamental components required for IG manufacture in the last 12 months. Since launching the double award winning Super Spacer Alpha® the world’s best performing spacer bar, TruShield® glass protection system, TruPlas® SDL and TruSieve® desiccant last October, Edgetech has also added a range of ancillaries for IGU manufacturers which includes Georgian bar, lead, cloth tape and aluminium spacer bar. In the same year, Edgetech brought the revolutionary TruFit® perimeter edge expanding foam installation tape, which is already taking the market by storm. The ‘to be finalists in two categories is brilliant’ new tape makes a neat and weather tight seal around windows and doors and gives consistently better thermal efficiency. Delighted with results »»TruFrame has been nominated as a finalist at the G15 Awards in the hotly contested Fabricator of the Year category, as the company continues to innovate in manufacturing, product and service initiatives to the delight of its customer network. The G Awards is very much the ‘Oscars’ for the glass and glazing industry, rewarding those companies who truly excel and TruFrame is a shining example of a window manufacturing operation that doesn’t overly rely on the support of their systems supplier. They carry out all of the product testing and accreditation in house, whilst its new product development programme has spurned the Refine™ product, which is a fully mechanically jointed window with period features. Nor is the company afraid to be early adopters, as it change to the six-chambered Liniar EnergyPlus system back in 2010 92 » N OV 2015 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M represents and today TruFrame is able to offer one of the most energy efficient casement windows in the UK market. With each and every frame also hand finished using a unique four-step process, customers benefit from a better quality and more exacting product and the re-assurance that TruFrame has carried out the testing and accreditation processes. These were some of the key points highlighted in itscomprehensive entry. David Firmager, managing director of TruFrame commented: “We’re absolutely thrilled to be in the final three in the Fabricator of the Year category of the G Awards. It’s a reflection on us as a business, the customers whom we serve and our loyal and committed staff and I look forward to a fantastic evening.” Visit or call 01664 410140