Clearview National October 2017 - Issue 191 - Page 104

MOVERS&SHAKERS NEW MEMBER WELCOMED National Glass Group (NGG) has once again expanded its membership, now to six companies, with the introduction of Nova Group, based in Cheshire. Nova Group Limited, with a turnover of over £12 million pounds and founded in 1971, is an established IGU manufacturer in the North West. » » WITH THIS LATEST ADDITION, THE NGG now has a collective turnover more than £70 million pounds, and yet all members retain the agility and personal attention from being owner managed independent businesses. NGG is a group that represents the leading glass processors in the UK, including existing members Clayton Glass, Custom Glass and Northern Express Glass, Romag and Supaseal Glass and is the only organisation of its kind in the UK. With a combined turnover of over £70million and annual purchasing exceeding £20million, it also makes for the largest independent buyer of sheet glass in the UK. Beyond the purchasing power of the group, NGG also promotes best practice and shares the value created fairly among members. In time the goal is to build the group up, so that it represents 25% of flat glass purchases in the UK. » » FORMER UNIVERSAL ARCHES FINANCE TEAM STRENGTHENED BM Aluminium has strengthened its finance team as it continues to expand. The LogiKal software specialist has appointed Hannah McGeary and Minda Morris as Accounts Administrators working at its Tewkesbury headquarters. » » HANNAH IS RESPONSIBLE FOR liaising with existing customers on everything finance related, and making sure that the admin and payment process for new customers signing up for LogiKal licences is always smooth and efficient. She is also the person who liaises with LogiKal developers Orgadata in Germany on payment and license related issues. ‘business is growing fast’ Minda’s role is to manage the accounting and financial reporting sides of the business, which is increasingly important as the business is growing fast. 104 » OCT 2017 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M Leon Day joins KAT managing director, Leon Day, has joined Kaliber Group as head of its PVC division for KAT. He will also continue as a consultant to Kaliber’s recently acquired Universal Arches. Based at the KAT headquarters in Cheshire, Leon will draw on his niche market expertise and contacts, maximising the Group’s current and potential growth opportunities. As part of his role, Leon will drive product development as well as sales and marketing strategies for the Group’s PVC offering, focusing immediately on KAT’s comprehensive range of residential door and window products to meet ongoing large volume requirements in the UK and Ireland. Upon joining Kaliber Group, Leon said: “I am delighted to follow Universal Arches to Kaliber, to expand the benefits of this partnership. In my new wider Group role, we plan to hone our existing full range of products, to meet all spec and price requirements of our diverse customer audience. “With Universal Arches’ niche service offering, the company marries perfectly with Kaliber to allow us to provide a one-stop-shop for all doors and windows PVC.”