Clearview North September 2014 - Issue 154 - Page 42

INDUSTRYNEWS Composite Door suppliers turn to better value decorative glass to boost profits! Composite doors sales are reaching new heights but are suppliers starting to lack inspiration in their efforts to keep up with competitors? Dual Aspect Glass, specialist supplier of decorative glass for composite doors, is determined to change this and invigorate the market through innovation and better value products. MD Jeremy Town says: “We have reached a fascinating time within the composite door market but any healthy, growing market needs competition, which should drive the marketplace. We have patented decorative glass innovations for composite doors that offer a substantial reduction in market price and are in a different arena in terms of value for money. We offer many decorative glass ranges for half the price of comparable products including triple glazed decorative panels. “Make the change and we will provide you with impressive savings and make your range stand out from the crowd –make a five5 minute call or send a quick email. We will produce bespoke flyers or brochures on your behalf for your approval. Saving money and beating the competition has never been so easy!” Tel 07702 308374 National Plastics Acquires Churchleys Builders Plastics Ltd As part of its continued expansion, National Plastics – the UK’s largest independent trade counter network – has announced the acquisition of three new depots in Worthing, Horsham and Chichester. Formerly operating as Churchleys Builders Plastics, these depots represent yet another bold step forward for a company which has seen unprecedented growth over the past few years. MD Geoff Foster said “The acquisition of these depots is a great opportunity for us to move into the South East, and we look forward to bringing our core values of superior quality products, great value prices and exemplary service levels to these areas. We have planned for major expansion in the coming years, and this acquisition represents the beginning of an exciting new chapter for National Plastics, allowing us to serve an even greater area.” “This latest acquisition brings the total number of new d epots we’ve added this year to five, and more importantly it will see us enter a new part of the country, and we are very excited to be moving ahead with our ambitious plans.” Machu Picchu challenge beckons Sarah Ball Machu Picchu is one South America’s most iconic sights, and the culmination of Sarah Ball and her daughter Stephanie’s Inca Trail trek in May 2015 through the Peruvian Andes. “I’ve never done anything like this before,” says Sarah Ball, Communications Director of PR and marketing agency Balls2 Marketing. “But my youngest daughter Stephanie wanted to do something big to support four of her friends who’ve all been diagnosed with the same cancer, Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, over the last eight years. 42 SEP 2014 “The Inca Trail challenge called out to us both. I’ve always wanted to do this trip and doing it to support Macmillan Cancer Support makes it so worthwhile. “One of my daughter’s friends is still undergoing treatment, but the others have all come through it and they’re OK. Hodgkin’s Lymphoma affects young people and it’s been horrible to see Stephanie’s friends and their families live through the uncertainty. That’s why when she suggested doing something in support, I wanted to pitch in. “We have to raise over £8,000 so will be thinking of ideas to help part people from their cash painlessly.” Follow their big trek to Peru on Facebook. To read more, visit