Clearview South May 2014 - Issue 150 - Page 85

ALUMINIUM Aluminium domestic renaissance to continue, says report A report into the future of the aluminium sector reveals an optimistic outlook for the industry, with aluminium installers expecting domestic demand for the material to rise this year and beyond. Aluminium supplier CDW Systems commissioned Insight Data to carry out the report, which asked 5,657 UK respondents their thoughts on the future of the industry and factors currently affecting their business. Installers were asked whether they would rather buy from a specialist supplier or multiple material fabricator - 88.24 % said the former. Respondents were also asked what improvements they’d like their supplier to make; 72.22 % would like to see faster leads time and 44 % want service to improve. 72.22 % said that the aluminium product they install most is bi- folding doors, with 83.33% saying standard windows. I61.11 % said that they mainly operated in the domestic sector, 38.89 % in the commercial sector. Asked whether installers have confidence buying from a supplier with under three years of manufacturing aluminium experience - 70.59 % said no. 83.33 % expect domestic demand for aluminium to increase in the coming five years. Download the full report at www.cdwsystems.co.uk MAKE SURE YOU ARE IN ON THE TREND FOR ALUMINIUM WITH NOVA Nova Aluminium is a Bristol-based, trade only supplier of quality aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling solutions. EN 14351-1:2006+A1:2010 Pedestrian doorsets for escape routes. FABRICATORS TO THE TRADE OF HIGH QUALITY ALUMINIUM GLAZING SYSTEMS Scan here to view our online brochure DOORS • WINDOWS • SHOP FRONTS • CURTAIN WALLING • BI FOLDING DOORS Visit the website to find out more: www.nova-aluminium.com The company fabricates solely from the casement windows manufactured from Smarts comprehensive range of Smart Aluminium Alitherm systems. Tel. 0117 955 6463 Fax. 0117 955 6472 products and has done so since Nova was glazing@nova-aluminium.com Account Manager Christian Sillick explains: Email. 11 Lawfords Gate, St Judes, Bristol BS2 0DY formed in early 2005. “The service we offer is often utilised as an Window systems include options suitable overflow option for companies which are at for all architectural, commercial and domestic factory capacity or who have taken on a large