Clearview National September 2017 - Issue 190 - Page 5

PROUD SPONSOR OF INDUSTRY NEWS INDUSTRYNEWS FRAME FAST MAKES FINALS FOR TOP MANUFACTURING AWARD » » “DERBY IS THE UK’S CAPITAL OF manufacturing. It’s home to Rolls Royce, Toyota and Bombardier – or as locals like to say – planes, trains and automobiles,” says Nigel Leviers, Director of window and door fabricators Frame Fast UK. “That’s why being shortlisted for manufacturing in our home town is an incredible achievement and that’s exactly what Frame Fast has done. We are finalists in the Chamber of Commerce Awards for Manufacturer of the Year. What makes it even more special in 2017, is that it’s our 20th anniversary.” 2017 has seen Frame Fast expand its Derby manufacturing facility adding a Glass Shop. It’s also created more space for fabricating aluminium windows and doors as well as increasing space for storage and distribution. On top of this, Frame Fast has also added more products to its range to give customers a bigger choice of products. The latest product is aluminium entrance doors designed for modern, upmarket properties. ‘an incredible achievement’ Frame Fast is also a finalist in the Small Business of the Year Award category. Winners will be announced at Pride Park Stadium home of Derby County FC at a glittering award ceremony on 8 September. DECEUNINCK SPONSORS G17 AWARDS » » DECEUNINCK IS LOOKING forward to another exciting G-Awards event this year on 17th November, once again as one of the headline sponsors of the prestigious window industry awards. Chris Jones, National Sales Manager at Deceuninck says: “Our focus for 2017 has been firmly on helping existing customers to grow their sales. However, we are also keen to show our support for the industry at large and what better way to do that than by sponsoring an event that celebrates excellence in the industry. “2017 is proving another tough year for our industry with economic and political uncertainty taking its toll, but amongst the day to day struggles it’s important to remember and give recognition to the companies that have remained focused on quality and best practice, companies that have done something special. “Of course, in addition to the recognition the G17 Awards will give to the success stories in the industry, the event itself is so well established it also provides an excellent opportunity for us all to network with our peers and share new ideas. We hope to see you at the event on Friday 17th November and wish everyone who has entered the awards, the very best of luck.” 01249 816969 Hudson encourages young people to pursue a career in construction » » WORKPLACE AUDIT AND contract solutions provider launches new video campaign aimed at addressing industry skills shortages. Hudson Contract is encouraging young people across the country to pursue a career in construction with a new video campaign featuring apprentices, employers, Ian Billyard, Principal of Leeds College of Building and MP for East Yorkshire, Rt Hon Sir Greg Knight. Aimed at addressing potential industry skills shortages and inspiring young people to take up Apprenticeships in the different construction trades, from bricklaying to plumbing, the video highlights the benefits of a career in the industry, for the individual and the wider sector. Recommendations from both male and female apprentices in the construction industry can be heard throughout the video. The true-to-life testimonials of their experiences in the industry are designed to inspire other young people to consider and pursue a career in construction. Managing Director of Hudson Contract, Ian Anfield can also be heard giving advice on the best ways to embark on a career in the construction industry, which he strongly believes is through an Apprenticeship. View the full Hudson Contract campaign ٥ɔL$$)輽ܹՑͽɅйլ$)ݡ䵡Ցͽɕѥ̼͡$)ɕѥ) 0IX$\T, <4 L@܃