Competitive edge

UK Window Systems has been publicising its operations following its management takeover last year.

The Stoke-on-Trent based fabricator operates out of a 30,000ft2 manufacturing site (with a 1,000 frame per week capacity) on the outskirts of the city, which includes a showroom with a range of full size conservatories and orangeries, and a trade counter.

Nick Holloway, sales director, said: “A new management team was introduced to the business last November after investors took over the company. The business already had a great portfolio of products, including windows and doors manufactured from leading profile system Rehau and roofing systems from Ultraframe.”

The business also supplies three of The Residence Collection profile systems: R9, R7 and R2. The systems have become one of the UK’s more popular choices, particularly in areas of conservation and homes looking for traditional sash window styles.

“The Residence Collection is a great product range for the business,” Nick said. “It enables us to offer a broad choice of windows and doors in a range of styles and colours. In addition, we are one of a small number of fabricators in the UK to be able to offer seamless corner joints on all our Residence windows and doors.”

UK Window Systems recently invested more than £300k in a seamless Graf Synergy welder, which allows the fabricator to offer customers a range of seamless window and door frames at no additional cost to the installer.   

“In today’s competitive market, being able to offer a seamless jointed window or door can really add financial value. This unique selling point for our customers gives them the opportunity to sell the homeowner a premium finished product with a fantastic, contemporary appearance and feel, at no additional cost to them.

“The new team at UK Window Systems has high hopes for the business and we have already made several strategic improvements, including the appointment of additional resource to our customer service support, a redesign of our trade counter to offer more product lines and the inevitable introduction of a range of new products set to be launched in spring.”