Pro Installer July 2016 - Issue 40 - Page 33

33 PRO INSTALLER JULY 2016 PRO NEWS @proinstaller1 FABRICATORS WIDEN ALUMINIUM RANGE Aluminium window, door and commercial glazing fabricators are increasing their product range to capitalise on new opportunities, says industry experts Insight Data. ASTRASEAL LAUNCHES CUSTOMER CARE INITIATIVE Wellingborough-based fabricator Astraseal is stepping up its support package with a new customer care initiative called the ‘AstraSEAL of Approval’. The scheme seeks to highlight the range of value-added services Astraseal offers its customers, all designed to maximise efficiency, guarantee quality, and eliminate mistakes. Buying from Astraseal means customers automatically benefit from the AstraSEAL of Approval including: • Fast-track remake service: Regardless of who is at fault, Astraseal will aim to turn remakes around as quickly as possible in many cases in less than 24 hours. • On-site surveying: The Astraseal NVQ Level qualified surveying team is on hand to assist with any difficult installations. • CAD drawing: All complex conservatories will be designed in CAD first to ensure they are manufactured right first time. • Conservatory testing: Astraseal builds all roofs in the factory before dispatch, checking that every part fits together perfectly. • Installation guides: Installation guides and technical details are available to all customers and can be accessed from www. • Online ordering: All customers have access to the online ordering facility, allowing them to purchase products at a time and place that’s most convenient for them. • Complete deliveries: All orders are checked using an advanced computer software package before they are loaded onto the delivery vehicles, ensuring no items are missed out. • Technical knowledge: The experienced Astraseal support team is on hand to answer technical questions anytime during the working day. • Best price guaranteed: Astraseal manufactures all its products in house, including the sealed units, meaning installers can be sure they are getting the very best price. What’s more, all customers are entitled to a 50% discount on all trade counter ancillary items. Insight carries out continuous research across the industry and has recorded 30 fabricators adding an additional aluminium system to their range in the last three months alone. Jade Greenhow, operations manager at Insight Data commented: “Aluminium systems companies are clearly becoming more active and keen to develop their fabricator base. We’ve seen three new aluminium fabricators set up in the last three months, but it’s the number of companies taking on additional systems that is truly remarkable.” The increase spans the residential, light commercial and architectural glazing markets. Fabricators are offering trade and residential customers a wider choice of products and specifications, while systems companies are becoming more active in having their products specified by architects, presenting commercial and architectural glazing contractors with new opportunities. Jade added: “The aluminium market has enjoyed significant growth in recent times, particularly in the residential market fuelled by bi-folding doors and increased demand for largespan patio doors, but it seems aluminium systems companies are now stepping up their activity across the window, door and façade market in general.” Insight Data provides regular analysis of the construction and building products market and has a comprehensive database of UK construction firms, architects, small builders, and window, door and conservatory suppliers, with over 60,000 contacts and 50,000 verified email addresses. Call 01934 808 293 or email Cut to Size Polycarbonate Sheet Why give yourself the unnecessary hassle `G'rF7WBǖ6&&FP6VWBW'6VbvVvP6FBf"S7WBW"v7FRF֖VBRFƖrBG&7'FrW"6VWG0V6V6W"6frR&FFRBW( "g&VRb6&vR7WGFr6W'f6P( "vWBFR7V6f2FV62F@RVV@( "fBFR76&R6F֖Fb7WGFr6FP( "VFvǖ6&&FR2&vg&VRbGW7BBFV@( "vFR6VV7Fb&FVFvB6ƖB6VW@( "g&VRFVƗfW'&FW&rW"6VWB6VFwB&RV6W"f6BW"vV'6FRBVFW"W &WV&VVG2FW"V7FW6RƖR7WBF6RF"vWBFV6'P"Vࠣ#R#c3@VV&W4&&6vGG&Fr6Vf"&Rf&F67G&6V32##s#32"f6Bwwr7G&6V6Vwwr&&6vGG&Fr6V