Clearview National October 2018 - Issue 203 - Page 48

PROUD SPONSOR OF DOORS & WINDOWS DOORS&WINDOWS SHIP SHAPE SLIDING DOORS FOR W12 » » PATIOMASTER SOUTH EAST HAS manufactured and supplied 49 patio doors for use in a new container market in Shepherds Bush. Old Laundry Yard has been constructed from 72 shipping containers on the site of disused laundry and offers the best of West London’s street food and community space. Harry Wallis of Window Tech Trade, the project’s installers, said: “The specification for this job was for Secured by Design patio doors so we turned to PatioMaster South East. The quality of the products and service was superb, which allowed us to fit the doors with confidence.” PatioMaster sliding patio doors are renowned for being secure, thermally efficient, reliable and stylish and are amongst the most highly specified and rigorously tested in the market place, which makes them perfect for unusual commercial projects such as this one. Carmen Velilla, Brand Manager at PatioMaster said: “All our PatioMaster doors are precision made to measure by our network or specialist fabricators. Each fabricator is carefully selected for its expertise and attention to detail. This unusual project for PatioMaster South East perfectly illustrates their expertise in patio door manufacture and their flexible approach to all project designs.” Six-month success » » HARPENDEN WINDOWS HAS MADE A strong start as a new Residence Collection manufacturer, with strong sales coming in through its retail business in the first six months. The company has also experienced a significant jump in margins, thanks to this move to higher end, branded window and door systems. The family-run business has a history dating back over 30 years and now an increasing number of PVCu window sales are made with products from the Residence Collection, namely R2, R7 and R9. Around 90% of sales are through recommendation, testament to the way in which Harpenden runs its business and generate outstanding levels of customer satisfaction. The Residence Collection is increasingly experiencing companies at the retail end looking for better products with strong marketing and brand credentials. Aaron Booth, director of Harpenden echoes this point and says: “The Residence Collection is unique in terms of product design and appearance. The marketing is true consumer end with strong branding across the point of sale materials, printed literature and we even have our own dedicated landing page on The Residence Collection website.” ‘outstanding levels of customer satisfaction’ FIRST CHOICE MACHINING CENTRE SUPPLIER » » GARRARD WINDOWS HAS ADDED A sixth Emmegi machining centre to its aluminium fabrication set up, confirming the Coventry-based specialist as its first choice machining centre supplier. Garrard now has three Emmegi T3A three axis machines in its Pitstone factory, alongside three Emmegi Phantomatic M3 four axis models and two Itaca Solution NC controlled crimpers. Steve Leek, Garrard’s Joint Managing Director, says: “As you can tell from the fact that we keep on buying more, these Emmegi machines do exactly what we need them to do – day in and day out. We started out with 48 » OCT 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M a machining centre from a different supplier, which proved too slow for our needs and not very user-friendly, so, when our rental agreement on that came to an end, we bought a T3A from Emmegi instead and haven’t looked back since. “We like the fact that these machines are easy to set up, easy to operate and never give us any trouble. With the volumes going through our factory and the demands of our trade customers, we need to know that we can guarantee our output at all times.”