Euroglaze Ltd News

2011

December 2011 - Euroglaze appoint Brian MacDonald

Euroglaze is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian MacDonald. Brian joins the Trade Sales Team, and will be covering the East side of the country. Euroglaze appoint Brian MacDonald

Brian has 25 years experience in the window industry, starting as a sales representative with Britannia Frames in the 1980's. In the intervening years he has worked with Ideal Williams, Shepley Windows, and more recently Climatec, for the past eight years.

Brian says, ‘I was ready for a new challenge and found the Euroglaze approach to the market refreshing. Their philosophy for business matches my own, with a commitment to putting customers as the priority.’ Brian, lives with his wife and family in a quiet picturesque village in Bedfordshire.

A family man, he has 3 grown up children from his first marriage, a daughter and son in the UK and a son who lives in the United States. Brian also has 2 teenage sons still at home who are preparing to go out into the world in the next few years. Brian has 4 grandchildren, who he spends time with as often as he can.

In his spare time he likes to travel with his family and practice his passion for travel photography when possible. Both Brian and his wife are musicians, and he still occasionally picks up the guitar. But please, no requests!

November 2011 - Opening Hours and Deliveries for Christmas and New Year

Christmas is nearly upon us and it is time to advise you of our Christmas opening hours, so you have plenty of time to plan your work ahead. This year Christmas Day falls on a Sunday. Our offices will therefore be closed on Friday 23rd December and re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2012. Opening Hours and Deliveries for Christmas and New Year

This year Christmas Day falls on a Sunday. Our offices will therefore be closed on Friday 23rd December and re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2012.

For deliveries, customers who normally receive goods on a Friday, can expect their delivery to be with them earlier on Thursday, though Despatch will be in touch with you nearer the time to confirm.

We recognise the need for our customers to try to get work cleared down and how bad the traffic can become in the days leading up to Christmas Day. Our aim is to get all long-distance deliveries completed and vehicles returned, by the end of Thursday 22nd December. We would ask you to bear this in mind when planning your week and ask you to stick to your order cut off times to try to make the whole process as stress free as possible.

On our return in January we plan to deliver to customers who regularly receive goods on a Monday, on Tuesday along with the regular Tuesday deliveries and aim to be back to normal on Wednesday. We will of course notify individual customers nearer the time if these plans have to be altered.

Christmas Delivery Schedule 2011

  • Monday 19th Dec - Normal deliveries
  • Tuesday 20th Dec - Normal deliveries
  • Wednesday 21st Dec - Normal deliveries
  • Thursday 22nd Dec - Normal deliveries + Friday long distance deliveries
  • Friday 23rd Dec - Local deliveries only
  • Tuesday 3rd Jan 2012 - Normal deliveries + Mon

We hope this information is helpful, and we will of course keep you posted if things alter greatly from the ‘Christmas Delivery Schedule’. May we take this opportunity to thank you for your business in 2011, wish you a very Happy Christmas and look forward to us all having prosperous New Year in 2012.

November 2011 - 0.8 U-value Solution Now Available From Euroglaze

Euroglaze introduce the REHAU Thermo Profile - Energy efficiency in the home is becoming paramount and under Government guidelines, new build homes have these efficiencies designed in with the ultimate solution being the Passivhaus. 0.8 U-value Solution Now Available

With fuel bills increasing, energy savings become more and more important to the existing home owner and the Green Deal Government scheme due in 2012, will see the move to upgrade existing windows to A-rated windows as standard (1.4 U-value) and beyond.

Euroglaze can now provide the REHAU triple glazed casement solution with ‘Rehau Thermo’, which uses existing profile, triple glazing, and a foam layer to deliver a U-value of 0.8 and requires no specialist equipment to fit. Please visit our dedicated Rehau Windows website for more information regaridng this new REHAU profile for more information.

October 2011 - Nikki Park, Sales and Service Co-ordinator Joins Euroglaze

Nikki Park, Sales and Service Co-ordinator - Nikki joined Euroglaze some months ago as our temporary Receptionist and has enjoyed working with us so much she has agreed to stay on a part-time basis. Nikki Park, Sales and Service Co-ordinator Joins Euroglaze

Working on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays she takes over the role of booking in our Service Engineers calls, and assists with the smooth running of the Sales Department, keeping the team and our customers up to date with the latest news and developments.

Nikki is a very active person, having 2 teenage girls, and a lovely baby boy called JJ, not to mention our Operations Director, Glen, to look after. She also finds time to run a small internet business from home.

When she is not running around with the family, she likes to spend time at their static caravan on the coast and likes nothing more than to put her feet up with a good book.

September 2011 - Janet Walker, Order Processing Joins Euroglaze

Janet joins us form JTL, a training provider that was closing down its Barnsley offices, and she didnt want to relocate to Wales. Prior to that, she worked for Sainsburys for 25 years. Janet Walker, Order Processing Joins Euroglaze

Janet who is originally from Kent, has lived in Barnsley with her husband, a local lad, for almost 4 years now. Originally Janet Crisp, this was a match meant to be!

Janet joins Kay Gallagher in the Order Processing, doubling the strength of the department, providing a friendly and efficient service. When Janet is not processing your orders she likes to relax at her caravan by the seaside. She has a son and is due to become a Grandma in December.

July 2011 - Euroglaze Supports Christies

On 10th July 2011, Euroglaze and our customer MSR joined in with the Charity Cycle Ride for Christies, raising funds for the UK's largest Cancer hospital in Manchester. Euroglaze Supports Christies

Over 2750 people took to their bikes at this years Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride, all united together in support of the cause "a future without cancer" and the money raised from this years event will make a huge difference to the 40,000 patients that visit The Christie each and every year.

There was a real carnival atmosphere on the day, with residents from the villages on the route coming out to give encouragement and support. Martin Roberts from MSR, a recent enthusiast to cycling, had challenged our MD, Martin Nettleton to complete the course.

Martin rode his tandem with pilot and friend of old Mick Lancaster, taking just under four hours to complete the 65 mile course, averaging 17.1mph. They braved the unsettled weather along the route before being met with glorious sunshine and big cheers as they crossed the finish line in Blackpool. They rounded the day off with a well earned beer!

Well done guys!

May 2011 - Steve Gallagher Graduates

Production Manager Steve Gallagher became the most recent member of the Euroglaze team to gain a Graduate level qualification. Steve Gallagher Graduates

Steve joined Euroglaze in 2001 with a number of qualifications that indicated his potential. It soon became clear that he had a talent for organising and motivating his colleagues. Starting with the lower level qualifications, Steve has worked his way up to Degree level, earning a Level 5 Diploma in Management. Well done Steve, onwards and upwards mate!

Well done guys!

March 2011 - Wear it Pink Day

Production Manager Steve Gallagher became the most recent member of the Euroglaze team to gain a Graduate level qualification. March 2011 - Wear it Pink Day

Euroglaze held a fund-raising day in aid of Cancer Research. All members of the team wore something pink, a number of things took place during the day but most striking was just how scarily some people were prepared to dress for the cause!

Well done guys!

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