Clearview North September 2014 - Issue 154 - Page 30

INDUSTRYNEWS Award-winning Network VEKA member celebrates 20 years in the frame Keighley-based installation company, David Brunskill Windows Ltd has celebrated an impressive milestone: two decades successfully serving customers throughout Yorkshire. MD David Brunskill explains: “We’ve always worked hard to maintain our sterling reputation throughout the local area, which is one of the reasons we joined Network VEKA - as a way of demonstrating the level of professionalism we maintain at all times. “2012 saw David Brunskill Windows crowned National Winner for Customer Satisfaction at Network VEKA’s annual award ceremony. “We were not only the national winner, but also the regional winner for The North East and Yorkshire for the fourth time running! It meant a lot to us, because the awards are based on the direct feedback of our customers. “Network VEKA has been a big part of growing our business, as it shows customers ‘at a glance’ the high standards we live up to. David accepts the ‘National Winner’ trophy from Network VEKA Brand Ambassador Steve Davis Network VEKA, 01282 473170. Association of Composite Door Manufacturers welcomes Door-Stop Door-Stop has been welcomed into the Association of Composite Door Manufacturers (ACDM). “As the UK’s favourite composite door manufacturer it was timely for us to join the body representing the industry,” commented DoorStop’s Business Unit Director, Martin Dickie (pictured). The ACDM represents and promotes composite doors in new build and home improvement markets and works with technical and consultation bodies involved in door performance standards in Britain and Europe. “Members must have achieved PAS 23 and PAS 24 for enhanced security and manufacture to Kitemark BS 8529:2010, as well as signing up to the ACDM’s voluntary Code of Practice. Martin adds: “Our parent company, Masonite International Corporation, one of the world’s leading door manufacturers, plays an active part in developing the industry and raising standards, so becoming part of the ACDM was a natural expression of this policy.” The ACDM is also a member of the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) and the Construction Products Association (CPA). Visit and to find out more. Van users losing money by not learning from the past Van users are losing money with every mile travelled, according to The Fuelcard People – a Fuel Card Group company – because they have neglected to learn from the past with drivers refuelling at excessive prices every day using outdated fuel cards. Steve Clarke, group marketing manager, said: “Almost every van user is now familiar with fuel cards and understands that the whole point is to save money on diesel by paying less than pump prices. Most firms now also realise the vital necessity of avoiding those suppliers who impose additional network fees 30 SEP 2014 and transaction charges. The most common mistake, said Steve Clarke, is for managers to forget why they chose their current fuel cards. “We are advising van users to look around for a better deal than they get from their current supplier. “We can compare the whole market against a firm’s specific needs and find the best possible deal inside a couple of minutes and I would expect The Fuelcard People to improve upon a current offer in virtually every case.” T: 0844 870 6942 E: W: To read more, visit