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World class system
Clear communication and a willingness to work together has led to the successful launch of Liniar’s roofline range in 130 Travis Perkins branches in South Wales and the South West – which is set to rise to up to 400 across the UK in the near future.
Originally formed in 1797, Travis Perkins is one of the UK's largest builders' merchants, supplying over 19,000 quality trade products – but there was a gap in its offering when it came to roofline.
Recognising this opportunity, Liniar’s business development director Tony Basile spoke with CEO Roger Hartshorn.They formulated a plan and approached Travis Perkins with a proposal.
“When we first heard from Liniar, I wasn’t aware that the brand had a full roofline range,” said Simon Braithwaite, category manager at Travis Perkins. “But right from the very first meeting I was struck at the relaxed way that they operate and how well the products have been thought out.
“I was very impressed with their extrusion facility and how all the departments and teams work together to make Liniar a world class systems house.
“Everything that we’ve asked for, Liniar
Fabricator Dekko
Window Systems has a
proven track record of
helping its customers
successfully shift into
the high-end, premium
market. One of the
latest examples, is its
partnership with
McDermott Windows.
Looking to diversify, the
family-run business with over 15 years of experience in the industry now offers its customers Dekko’s entire range including the Infinity range of seamless PVC-U windows, Räum aluminium and R9 from The Residence Collection.
“For installation firms, it’s so important to have the right product range, especially as consumer tastes are changing and more are looking towards the premium end of the market,” comments Dekko sales director, Kurt Greatrex. “McDermott Windows saw the tide changing and wanted to stand out from their competitors in what is a challenging and competitive market by offering high-end home improvements.” ❐
Kenrick has created a bespoke multipoint window locking system for Garrard Windows.
Developed in response to growing homeowner demand for enhanced security products, the new locking system incorporates a unique heavy- duty shootbolt, which is twice as thick as a standard shootbolt. The Excalibur heavy duty shootbolt, which is totally exclusive to Garrard Windows, is Secured by Design approved and one of the most secure multi point window
Simon Braithwaite (left), Category Manager atTravis Perkins, with Liniar’s Business Development DirectorTony Basile
has delivered.The first roll out has been so successful that we are reviewing further and hope to roll out in up to 400 branches.”
Basile says:“Working with Simon and the team at Travis Perkins has been fantastic.They understood immediately what makes our roofline range different to anything currently out there, which provides the branch staff with unique selling points when promoting the range.” ❐
locking systems in its class.
Every one of the 3,000 windows that
GarrardWindows fabricates from Liniar profile each week is equipped with a Kenrick system and the majority are now fitted with this new shootbolt.
The fitter-friendly shootbolt features a robust unhanded die-cast gearbox and bi-directional die-cast claws to ensure it provides exceptional security and reliability.The centre keep of the claws has been branded with Garrard Windows’ ‘Vevo’ logo.
Steve Leek, Garrard Windows’ managing director, says: “We’ve enjoyed a long and prosperous partnership with Kenrick, during which the company has kept pace with our growth and introduced a number of new products to the range. The team at Kenrick developed this new shootbolt to meet our customer needs. It carries all the hallmarks of quality and security and is now the most popular system we use.
“We continue to work with Kenrick because every product is made from high quality components that do not fail.” ❐
The Fabricator 2017
Exceptional security

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