20-year partnership

Goliath Homeworld, a founder member of Network Veka, is celebrating more than £5 million in sales registered directly through the two organisations’ partnership.

Cannock-based Goliath, which celebrates its 30th anniversary in May, helped form Network Veka in 1996. At that time, the home improvement industry was suffering from a stigma of unscrupulousness.

Stephen Hancox, managing director at Goliath, said: “Network Veka was conceived to help installers demonstrate that they uphold the highest standards; not just in using industry-leading systems from The Veka UK Group, but also in their levels of service, installation and aftercare. That unbroken chain of quality – from extrusion to certification – is a USP in our industry that homeowners understand and value.

“I’ve sat on the Network Veka steering group since day one, and when I see sales figures like these, not just for Goliath, but any member company achieving such results, I feel immensely proud of what we’ve accomplished over the last two decades.”

Of the more than £5m Goliath has registered in Network Veka sales, £922K was posted in 2016 alone, with the company averaging customer satisfaction ratings of 99.2% over the course of the year.

Karen Lund, head of partner programmes for The Veka UK Group, said: “These figures further cement them as brilliant ambassadors for the organisation, and we congratulate them on this fantastic achievement, and thank them for their ongoing efforts.”