Clearview South July 2014 - Issue 152 - Page 22

INDUSTRYNEWS IN THE LEAD WITH GLAZERITE AT 7TH TOWCESTER RACE DAY Glazerite Windows Ltd recently celebrated its seventh consecutive Race Day at Towcester’s famous racecourse – organised as a thank you to its loyal customer base, with 160 guests representing 50 or so companies in attendance. Glazerite sponsored the entire meet incorporating some of the new products they’re set to launch at the FIT Show into race names, such as R9 and Solidor - the 20:20 R9 race was won by racing legends A P McCoy and trainer Jonjo O’Neil.. With Ladies Evening the night’s main theme, many ladies donned their glad rags and hats competing for the evening’s ‘Best Dressed’ award – for a £500 cash prize and Gucci watch. Dan Legg of The KJM Group helped judge and presented the winning prize. Guests also enjoyed a performance from the The ‘Take That Experience.’ Glazerite Director Jason Thompson said: “We really appreciate customer loyalty - you don’t get the opportunity to show this on a day to day basis so this is just a small token of our appreciation.” Mick Tuckey (of Mick Tuckey Windows Limited) and his team. See it again at SYNSEAL’S GO-KARTING CHALLENGE IS A WINNER! David Leng, Chief Executive of Synseal, issued a fun Go-Karting Challenge to guests at an orangery workshop conducted on behalf of the Conservatory Outlet Dealer Network, which was attended by 19 dealer companies and jointly hosted by Greg Kane, Conservatory Outlet MD recently. Following a series of technical presentations detailing Synseal’s range of structural orangery solutions, the event venue switched to the nearby Kurburgring Go-Kart racing circuit close to Synseal’s 35-acre HQ in Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire. With training on race track safety procedures, basic kart driving skills and competition rules completed, all drivers were issued with overalls, gloves and helmets and with a heady mix of noisy engine and screeching tyres a strong sense of competitive spirit soon took grip. Three experienced motorsport guest racers achieved lap times of under 29 seconds – the winning driver was Edward Westbury of 5-Star Windows & Conservatories with a lap time of 28.001 seconds, who closely pipped his 5-Star colleague Richard Manser into 2nd place while Alan Pain of County took 3rd place ahead of Synseal’s best-performing driver Phil Parry, Head of R&D, who clocked a respectable 28.861 seconds. VBH & Deceuninck in ‘pretty’ good partnership! Hardware specialist VBH has announced a partnership with leading PVCu systems company Deceuninck. The companies’ technical and commercial teams have worked together to develop recommended hardware solutions for Deceuninck’s profile suites solutions which are showcased in a new Deceuninck-specific 22 JUL 2014 version of the VBH hardware catalogue. Products from leading brands including greenteQ, Yale, Roto, Maco and Siegenia all feature. VBH has formulated a number of PAS24 window and door hardware packages. BSI test certification can be cascaded down to Deceuninck fabricators at no cost, to help secure contracts or obtain SBD accreditation if required. VBH MD Peter Rowlands commented: “We’re delighted to partner with Deceuninck. Roy Frost, Deceuninck MD added: “This partnership gives our fabricators and installers another big sales advantage. pretty windows and doors have just got even prettier!”, To read more, visit