Ahead of the market

Express Trade Frames (ETF) is one of the latest fabricators to manufacture Sheerline from Garnalex, and said it is “ahead of the market”.

Managing director Scott Law said: “For us, the speed and ease of fabrication is important, and Sheerline really delivers. The market is asking for lower U-values, especially on newbuild sites to meet tighter Building Requirements, and this is easily achieved with Sheerline. We fabricate the flush sash option as standard and it’s beautiful with low sightlines. The feedback we’ve had from installers has been really positive, they say it’s easy to install and glaze up.”

Based in Fleetwood, Lancashire for 22 years, ETF has been fabricating aluminium for just three, but aluminium has grown so fast it now exceeds its PVCU sales.

“The market has responded very well to Sheerline and we’ve already picked up several commercial contracts on the back of sending out samples,” Scott said. “As delivery times from Garnalex are so quick – within five working days – we’ve been able to reduce our stock levels. The support and service from the Sheerline team has been faultless, they have sorted any queries we’ve had quickly and easily.”