Clearview National November 2017 - Issue 192 - Page 33

G17 Awards RECOGNISED WITH FABRICATOR OF THE YEAR NOMINATION » » RESPECTED ROOFLIGHT EXPERTS Roof Maker have been shortlisted for Fabricator of the Year, the most sought-after category in the prestigious G17 Awards. Since being bought by private equity group Next Wave Partners LLP in November 2016, the Roof Maker workforce has grown rapidly, rising from around 59 to 90 employees, as the firm has spent £250k in rapidly expanding its presence in the trade sector. Another £100k has gone into research and development, producing two new cutting-edge products - O-Lite, a distinctive circular roof light, and LuxLite, the highest-specification roof light currently available for pitched roofs. “It’s great for us to be recognised in this way,” commented Roof Maker CEO Paul Mildenstein. “We’ve been delighted with our performance over the last twelve months – we’ve seen a huge increase in turnover, driven by some extremely successful new products.” Triple-glazed, Argon-filled, and offering U-values as low as 0.6 (good enough to meet the demanding Passivhaus standard) Roof Maker’s new generation of roof lights offer exceptional thermal efficiency. Together with their toughened glass and 20-year transferable guarantee – twice the industry standard – it’s a level of performance that marks them out as truly best-in-class. EXCELLENCE FOUR G Award ACKNOWLEDGED WITH nominations for G17 NOMINATION high-flying installer » » WARM EDGE PIONEERS Edgetech are delighted to have been shortlisted for Component Supplier of the Year at the prestigious G Awards. The news tops off a momentous year for the Coventry company, that’s seen it not only celebrate a decade of manufacturing in the UK, but invest extensively in facilities and staff. Back in July, Edgetech gathered local dignitaries, members of the trade press, executives from parent company Quanex, and long- standing customers and suppliers, to open a £1m extension to their HQ. “Everyone at Edgetech is delighted that we’ve been recognised in this way,” commented Managing Director Chris Alderson. “The G Awards are the biggest and most competitive awards scheme in the industry, and even being finalists is a huge achievement. “Coming towards the end of a year of celebration for Edgetech, it’s provided us with a valuable opportunity to look back, and see just how far both we as a company and the industry has come in a relatively short amount of time. “Our company is built on innovation, and we have some very exciting product developments in the pipeline. All in all, it’s an extremely exciting time for Edgetech.” » » SEH BAC HAS STORMED the shortlist for the G Awards 2017 with no less than four high-profile award nominations. The Suffolk-based firm, which specialises in windows, doors and conservatories, is a finalist in ‘Customer Care Initiative of the Year’, ‘Retail Promotional Campaign of the Year’ as well as the highly- coveted ‘Conservatory Installer of the Year’ and ‘Installer of the Year’ awards. “The G Awards are the industry’s most sought-after awards and to become a finalist in one category is a real feat, so to be shortlisted in four of its top awards is an incredible achievement and we couldn’t be prouder,” comments John Savage, Managing Director of SEH BAC. Part of Ipswich-based One Group Construction, a £130m turnover group of companies that carry out major infrastructure and construction projects nationwide, SEH BAC are no strangers to top awards. This year alone, the firm was named ‘South-East Company of the Year’ by the Master Window and Conservatory Installers Association (MWCIA). SEH BAC, which also specialises in orangeries, replacement conservatory roofs and single storey extensions, has also received accreditation by TrustMark and the Which? endorsed Ultra Installer scheme from Ultraframe. C L E A RV I E W-U K . C O M » N OV 2017 » 33