Clearview North Feb 2013 - Issue 135 - Page 76

HARDWARE&SECURITY THE SECRETS OF SUCCESS The success of Mila’s partnership with door producer Shellen Security Doors perfectly demonstrates many of the reasons why the hardware specialist was shortlisted for the G12 Component Supplier of the Year Award and why it won the same award in 2011. For Shellen, which is one of the fastest growing manufacturers of solid timber fire and security doors for the social housing market, one of the most important factors in the partnership is that Mila invariably has the products it requires in stock and can guarantee next day delivery. Mila also provides expert technical advice on the specification, testing and accreditation of Mila began supplying its Mila Master multipoint door lock and ProSecure high security handle to Shellen at the beginning of 2012 for its Advanced door range and the most recently quarterly On Time in Full delivery figures are 100%. This, says Lenny Pitt, the Managing Director of Shellen, helps the company to achieve class leading manufacturing efficiencies on these doors and to provide guaranteed levels of service to its customers in the social housing market. the hardware it supplies and that its product design and quality consistently meets Shellen’s exceptional standards. Tel: 01327 312400, Email: sburden@mila. co.uk, Web: www.mila.co.uk GOING FOR GLASS Expert door fittings manufacturer and solutions provider PC Henderson has launched its first-ever range of glass door hardware systems, suitable for commercial and residential applications. The new glass systems are a natural progression for Henderson and perfectly complement their well-established and popular systems for timber, aluminium and composite doors. Henderson recognised the need for quality glass door fittings as the current trend for lighter, more airy spaces continues to grow in both residential and commercial sectors. This robust and elegant glass door hardware range is suitable across all applications, from bookcases through to top-hung glass doors up to 500kg including sliding, folding, and multidirectional configurations. PC Henderson can also supply a large range of accessories designed specifically for glass doors including locks and lock accessories, flush pulls, handles and fascias. The launch of the new range, combined with the Company’s established products, enables Henderson to offer specifiers a onestop shop for all door furniture where ease of use, durability and reliability are equally as important as aesthetic design. Full details can be found in the company’s new 36-page product brochure. Visit www.pchenderson.com or email sales@pchenderson.com EXPERT TEAM DEVELOPS UNIQUE PATIO LEVER Patio door security has had a chequered past, much of which has been addressed in recent years. However, Synseal approached Assa Abloy (Yale’s parent company) to develop a product that far exceeded expectations. Assa Abloy also owns Paddock, arguably the market leader in multi-locking systems, and together with Yale, market leader in cylinders, Synseal has developed a product that will allay any concerns the homeowners may have in terms of security, while offering a very attractive option. “Synseal is excited to be bringing this market-leading product to market,” Mark Frain, Synseal’s hardware category manager, said. “We have liaised very closely with the industry’s leading hardware developers to offer something unique to our customers. “Not only can homeowners be assured that their patio doors have the finest hardware mechanisms, they are also among the most secure.” Synseal has teamed up with market leading hardware suppliers Yale and Paddock to develop an exciting new patio lever that combines aesthetics, function and security. The new six-hook stainless steel Yale patio lock with one-piece striker is available in Chrome, White and Gold. ‘Synseal is excited to be bringing this market-leading product to market’ Tel: 01623 443200, visit: www.synseal.co.uk 76 FEB 2013 To read more, visit www.clearview-uk.com