Latest News from Universal Trade Frames
CE Marking arrives 1st July 2013
Once again Universal Trade Frames are ahead of the game by offering all its customers a guide to the C E mark which arrives in the 1st July.
If you are an installer who purchases unglazed frames you are classed as the manufacturer and have responsibility for the C E mark and accompanying information so it is important that you are comfortable and up to speed with what’s is changing and why.
C E markings indicate that a product conforms to specific European technical standard Known as harmonised European Norms (‘hEN’)
It enables a product to be placed legally on the market in any European member state.
The C E marking symbol is placed on either the product or the documentation accompanying the product.
The most significant implication for installer is that C E marking will become a legal requirement from the 1st July 2013 for the product you manufacture and install.
Follow this link to access Universal Trade Frames guide to C E Mark:
Residence 9 July 2012
Residence 9 - is a new Window System, available from Universal Trade Frames. The design replicates the features of a 19th Century Flush sash timber window. It can be welded or mechanically jointed and can accommodate 28mm double glazing or 44mm triple glazing. It can also accommodate modern hardware.
Available on a through colour base PVC material, the product is only available in heritage foil colours (timber windows were always painted and never stained). The "easy clean" rebates are also foiled meaning that you can sell a high end colour solution that looks great whether the window is open or closed. A comprehensive range of ancillaries are available including couplers, bays, packers, fixing lugs and corner protectors.
Graham Saunders Jan 2012
Universal Trade Frames continues to expand its operation with the appointment of Graham Saunders as Operations Manager. Graham has been involved in the sector for seven years employed as customer service manager for one of the largest retail window companies in the industry. Graham has focused on customer excellence, formal compliance and brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge. Universal Trade Frame continues to invest in its customers by offering quality products combined with excellent customer service.
Brian Kruger says “We are delighted Graham has joined Universal Trade Frames as Operation Manager part of the management team and are sure that his expertise will bring added value to Universal and Customers alike, We will continue to invest in Universal Trade Frames as we expand our market share”
At Universal Trade Frames we believe in providing the highest quality manufactured PVCu products available to the trade and public.
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Kevin Jennings October 2011
Universal Trade Frames of Shrewsbury have appointed Kevin Jennings as Sales Manager, Kevin has joined Universal as part of the senior management team and is responsible for the sales and marketing activities of the company.
Kevin has been involved in the industry for 25 years in various roles and the knowledge and expertise gained over the years will be a great addition to the Universal Management team as the company looks to increase its market share.
On joining Universal Trade Frames Kevin says” This position is both challenging and exciting, Universal is a leading manufacturer of Spectus PVCu window and Doors and at a time when Price. Product and service is not enough Universal will endeavour to support its customers marketing needs”
Brian Kruger said of the appointment, “At Universal Trade Frames we are delighted that Kevin has joined us as part of the management team.
Kevin’s industry knowledge and skills are invaluable as we continue to grow our market share”
Duncan Saunders Jan 2011
Universal Trade Frames Shrewsbury have just appointed Duncan Saunders as General Manager, as one the UK’s largest Spectus Systems PVCu Trade Frames manufacturer looks to expand its operation - Duncan has been involved in the sector for 14 years and successfully manufactured and supplied 550.000 products into homes nationwide. His expertise will be a great addition to the Universal Management team as the company looks to increase its market share.
Brian Kruger said of the appointment, “We are delighted to have someone with so much experience in the industry joining our Management team. We are confident that Duncan’s knowledge and skills will be extremely valuable as we continue to grow and we look forward to announcing new members of the team shortly.