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With less than 12 weeks to go now, preparations are ramping up for the tradeshow of the year.  We're busy with our plans and just want to make sure you're registered to come along.  There's plenty to see on the Glazerite stand alone!

As we move to the NEC for this years show our stand has nearly doubled, meaning we have plenty more to show you and talk to you about.  Register now 

NEW PRODUCTS

We are excited to bring to the market our new flood door, manufactured from the Palladio slab and includes the expertise of MACO hardware.  At the show we'll be signing up exclusive regional partnerships for companies that meet the right criteria. This is great news for those living in affected areas as it offers a solution that not only outperfoms the weather but also gives homes and entrances a great focal point.

CHOICE IN PRODUCTS

Our product range is one of the most extensive in the industry, whilst it's impossible to showcase everything on the stand, we'll have on display the core products we know you'll want to see.  Many of these have enhancements we can talk you though, these include:

  • A FlushSash for every budget with HALO at the lower end and R9 at the to end
  • Great range of windows from VEKA/Halo/R9 and WarmCore
  • Complete with matching doors from Imagine, WarmCore and NewWave
  • With three entrance doors from Solidor, Palladio and VEKA there is one to suit every installation.

CONFIDENCE

Manufactured to exacting standards as you'd expect and upgrades to Secured by Design across many products gives assurance of the products you buy from Glazerite. But what we really want to talk to you about is the great range of enhanced benefits available to Glazerite installers, through the quality suppliers that we work with.  For example these include:

  • Ultion: £1000 breakin guarantee
  • MACO Secureplus scheme
  • ERA Five Star Guarantee
  • Planitherm installer network

Each of these come with an array of benefits that our installers can use to tailor a package for each customer that suits their needs.

SUPPORT

Everything we offer is wrapped up in the support we offer to our installers... Our approach is tailored support that matches the needs of each invidual customer.  At the core of our stand this year will be our Marketing Hub, where you can make an appointment to review your existing marketing and we will demonstrate some tools and resources available to Glazerite Installers that help to not only present their business in the right way, but also to win business.

So please make your way to stand no E15 to find out how you can work with Glazerite to build your business.

 

 

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