Clearview North September 2014 - Issue 154 - Page 36

INDUSTRYNEWS SYNSEAL ACQUIRES SYSTEMS GLASS Synseal has acquired the business and assets of Prospect Inc. Ltd, trading as Systems Glass. Located at Challenge Way in Wigan with good access to both the M6 and M58 motorways, Systems Glass supplies quality products to a well-established regional customer base which include insulated glass units for window frame and roof applications as well as quantities of single sheet toughened glass. Operations comprise a 50,000 square foot production facility, tried and tested manufacturing equipment and highly experienced and skilled staff. The existing ‘From David first ringing me to completing the deal took just 22 working days – I can’t believe how quick and straightforward it was!’ capacity of 9,000 IGUs per week will be increased through additional Synseal investment to fully maximise the potential of the spacious site. Prospect Inc. Ltd MD, Nigel Palmer said: “From David first ringing me to completing the deal took just 22 working days – I can’t believe how quick and straightforward it was!” Synseal’s Chief Executive David Leng comments: “This well-positioned IGU manufacturing facility in Wigan will strengthen our busy Global Glass operations serving the north. We continue to search for quality glass assets in the south of England and welcome approaches from anyone with suitable businesses or manufacturing sites capable of being developed.” Meet your Approved Installer Team The VEKA UK Group doesn’t do anything by halves, so when the industry-leading system supplier recently established its Approved Installer scheme for VEKA and Halo customers, significant investment was made in promoting the initiative and making sure it offered installers real benefits. ‘The VEKA UK Group doesn’t do anything by halves’ Four brand new, full-time positions solely dedicated to Approved Installers have been made. Amy Grundy, Installer Scheme National Sales Manager, head up this initiative. She said: “We’ve recruited a further three members to focus solely on running the Approved Installer Scheme. “Saira Mahmood and Hannah Warr will be out on the road looking after customers in the North and South respectively, l-r: Christine, Amy, Saira and Hannah. explaining the benefits of joining the Scheme and updating companies about our latest products and services. “Christine Vincent is our officebased Administrator who will be on hand at all times to assist companies wishing to become Approved or to answer queries about the benefits which include free homeowner sales leads and bespoke marketing materials.” Another huge feature of the scheme is that it’s completely FREE to join! Find out more at or call 01282 725390. DOUBLE G14 AWARDS TROPHY SPONSORS Universal Arches has teamed up with Dempsey Dyer, as co-sponsors for the trophies at the G14 Awards. (l-r): Peter Dyer and Leon Day. 36 SEP 2014 The two companies have a close working relationship and are currently working on the UK’s largest commercial contract for shaped window frames on a mill refurbishment project at Abbey Mills, Leicester. While Universal Arches have helped re-define the shaped PVCu building profiles market in recent years, Dempsey Dyer has continued to innovate in the development of its own Beaumont window range and in its existing timber windows and doors range. The G14 Awards are the industry ‘Oscars’ and this joint sponsorship will not only support a great industry event, but will provide further marketing opportunities for both companies. Peter Dyer, Dempsey Dyer MD comments: “It’s great to be able to support the industry through the G-Awards and with the Universal Arches team.” Leon Day, MD of Universal Arches adds: “We’re proud to support the G-Awards with Dempsey Dyer, with whom we have a similar business ethos and a thirst for industry innovation.” call 01744 612844 Twitter @universalarches e-mail sales@ dempseydyer or call 01977 649641. To read more, visit