Clearview National September 2018 - Issue 202 - Page 74

GLASS&SEALEDUNITS FULL CONSERVATORY SOLUTION » » AVAILABLE IN SEPTEMBER FROM the UK’s number one PVCu fabricator is Polyframe Conservatories – a full conservatory solution, which brings five market-leading profiles from REHAU, VEKA, Halo, Duraflex and Eurocell together with the UK’s best- selling conservatory roof system from Global. The development means that installers can now combine any profile with the nation’s favourite PVCu conservatory roof to suit the needs and budget of the homeowner. Richard Lee, managing director at Polyframe, Halifax, explains: “We’ve been working very hard at Polyframe to develop an extensive package that helps installers to explore new opportunities and win more business. Polyframe Conservatories is the latest addition and it brings even more choice and greater added value to our customers. “There is still a high demand for conservatories in the UK and, by delivering the widest selection of profiles and the most popular roof, we enable installers to choose the most suitable profile for each individual conservatory installation. Our range of PVCu products is the biggest in the industry and this development means that installers will be in a really strong position to make the most of the possibilities in the conservatory sector and maintain a commercial advantage.” Polyframe’s standard conservatory specification comes with a sculptured frame in warm white with clear low-e glass in the frame and Blue Solar, low-e glass in the roof. The range is available in a number of designs including Edwardian, Victorian, T-shaped, P-shaped, Gable, Lean-to and Lantern style, to suit any style of home. The design team at Polyframe is also on hand to help installers develop special custom designs for homeowners looking for something different. Richard Lee adds: “This new offering is designed to help installers to sell more so we provide all the guidance they need and support them with a complete marketing package. This includes a brand new dedicated 24-page retail conservatory brochure, which has been designed with the needs of the homeowner in mind.” There are a number of roof glazing options for the new range of conservatories, including solar control glass, self-cleaning glass or polycarbonate. Durable and maintenance- free, the roof has also been rigorously tested and passed by The British Board Agrément (BBA). GLASSTEC DUSSELDORF: ‘BRILLIANT PLATFORM’ The world’s largest and most important trade fair for the glass industry is back again and the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at Glasstec, in Dusseldorf on the 23rd to 26th of October. » » AS GLASSTEC CELEBRATES ITS 25TH anniversary it promises to be the biggest and best show yet and the GGF is pleased to extend an invitation to all Member Companies to visit the GGF Hospitality Area in Hall 11, Stand G38. The GGF Hospitality Area will be a meeting space for Members to use as a base for the show, enjoy some free refreshments and network with others from the industry. The GGF Technical team will be on hand to discuss any technical or industry issues and in particular product testing. Steve Rice, GGF Director of Technical Affairs, commented, “I am looking forward to welcoming our Members and visitors to the GGF stand. This is a fantastic fair for us to attend because of the technical innovations, networking and consultation opportunities.” 74 » SE P 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M At Glasstec 2016, over 200 GGF Members attended and this year promises to be no different. Glasstech 2018 has a wide-ranging programme of conferences, shows and information opportunities for visitors from all industry sectors. ‘fantastic fair for us to attend’ Steve added, “It is fair to say that nowhere else is high-tech material for the glass industry presented in such a comprehensive fashion. Glasstec provides a unique spectrum of offers dealing with the entire glass value- added chain. Many of our Members operate internationally and Glasstec provides a brilliant platform for us to increase our profile and offer Member support.”