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Swisspacer says it has been experiencing strong growth since its investment in a new HQ in Milton Keynes. The new offices and warehouse is opening up new opportunities with direct customers.
To support this the company is boosting its UK team with the appointment of Ruwaida Denn as operations co-ordinator. Denn will be working with the branch and operations manager to ensure that all customer service levels are achieved.
She has qualifications in business communications and accounting and an IATA diploma. John Cooper, commercial director at Swisspacer UK says: “Ruwaida has joined the business due to an increased demand for operational
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and logistics support, thanks to a growing base of direct customers since we moved t oMilton Keynes in June. With customers purchasing directly from us, they are experiencing better lead times and customer support, and can benefit from our new Laser Marking Service.” ❐
ACambridgeshire installer has become the latest member of the Astraseal commercial installer network (ACIN).
Huntingdon’s Surefit East Anglia is one of the South-East’s leading PVC-U specialists and is now benefitting from a stream of quality leads as part of Astraseal’s new initiative.
Founded earlier this year, ACIN is a nationwide network of commercial installers capable of handling contracts valued at anything from £50k to £500k.
Network members are not only provided with warm commercial leads, but support throughout the tendering process. Astraseal’s in-house business development managers contact developers, work up specifications and draw u pquotes on behalf of the installer, before handing them the suppyl side of the project – all free of charge.
Astraseal sales manager Zac Nedimovic says: “We are delighted to welcome such a respected firm into the network. It goes without saying, we only want the very best companies
representing us out in the field– and with a business like Surefit East Anglia on our side, we can rest easy in our knowledge that our commercial clients will be receiving a fantastic service.” ❐
Veka has been celebrating the achievements of its Burnley-based workforce with the help of local talent Dave Spikey (of Phoenix Nights fame) for the company's second annual Pride of Veka event.
This year's awards ceremony was held at a local hotel, Mitton Hall, and attended by Veka directors, winners from a variety of departments across the business and their partners.
Veka is well known for singing the praises of its employees and supporting them in developing further skills at every level. Head of HR Gabriela Hammond says:“We are exceptionally proud of our team here atVeka. These awards celebrate those who go above and beyond for the business and give us a chance to let them know just how much they are appreciated.” ❐
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