New Service - Online Composite Door Builder

Published by swctrade on 16 Sep 2020
Our Composite Door Builder is now live and ready to use for quotes and orders. Access is free and is password protected through the SWC Website. Pl

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New Service – Online Composite Door Builder

Our Composite Door Builder is now live and ready to use for quotes and orders. Access is free and is password protected through the SWC Website.

Please contact your Business Development Manager who will be happy to demonstrate this easy to use programme and set you up with your unique username and provide you with a password. This is the best way to get your account added to the online builder.

The process really is simple and the builder guides you through a series of options to provide an accurate quote or order – please work down the list in order to avoid having to modify options later. The programme will also alert you to any errors in the product combinations and inform you of any problems such as size limitations on the composite slab once you have completed creating the door.

You can price top-lights and side-lights including Composite side-lights, there is easy access to previous quotes and you are also able to convert quotes to orders thus removing the need to complete an order form. Orders will be acknowledged in the same way to ensure consistency with other products.

For a professional service to your customer, you can print a PDF (without the price) showing a picture of the door and glazing with both external and internal views which is useful for giving them a copy and also asking them to sign off that this is what they’ve asked for.

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Thank You NHS From SWC

It is week 4 on the road to recovery for SWC with plenty of challenges still ahead! The team are working tremendously hard & in great spirit so again I can’t stress enough how proud we are of everyone!

If you have been able to switch off from the daily politics, particularly during the last 12 weeks, you may have noticed that millions of people have undertaken acts of kindness for those in need. Doing something nice for someone else makes us feel good & it doesn’t have to cost you a penny either! Lets hope the kindness & empathy towards others continues way beyond COVID-19…

It had been suggested that Thursday 28th May was going to be the final ‘Clap for the NHS & Key Workers’ therefore to show our appreciation, we got creative with some of our own resources!

The result was a fabricated giant rainbow & heart made out of PVCu materials & panel which we then sprayed to suit!

To all of the NHS staff & Key Workers, massive respect from all of us here at SWC Trade Frames & on behalf of our industry & our amazing town we’d like to say…

THANK YOU!

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Cherry is being replaced by Golden Oak

Cherrywood foil is being replaced with Golden Oak.  Cherrywood and Golden Oak foils are very similar and difficult to tell apart. For example you have all been using Golden Oak Panels and trims for years because none of the ancillary suppliers stock Cherrywood.

The Veka ‘Variations’ foil range is now huge and difficult for them to manage, but manage it they must and in order to remain on trend whilst maintaining an efficient service something must give. There has been a large decline over the last 5 years in both Cherrywood and Golden Oak sales which has led to the decision to bring the Halo product in line with Veka extrusions that have always used Golden Oak.

RATIONALISATION: Please note that this forms part of a Veka rationalisation programme taking place throughout this year and there are more changes to be announced by them as they are introduced.

When a product is changed by the supply chain, we need to trust they have fully assessed their position commercially from an extrusion, production & customer demand point of view.  When something is removed from the range, more usually we are all up in arms, but more positively, in this instance we are not losing the option, we are only embracing a small change.

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Covid-19 Update (Returning to work with limited capacity)

Dear Customer,

As we all eagerly await the Government’s forthcoming announcement, we have safely introduced a phased returned to work, albeit with a very limited workforce. There is no doubt that these are extremely challenging times for us all, and we must endeavour to provide regular and concise communication(s) which are vital to maintaining an efficient and gradual return to work. This is not business as usual and it will take the next few days to find our feet regarding capacity & lead-time.

We are now in at work accepting orders and quotes – please note we are not answering the phones until our official re-opening on Monday 11th May (still with very limited capacity)

Please take good care of yourself and all those around you
Warm regards

Mark Catchpole
Sales Director
SWC Trade Frames Limited

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Temporary shutdown – COVID-19

Dear Customer,

Following the latest government announcement on Monday 23rd March, SWC is closing with immediate affect. This means all processing, manufacturing and deliveries are suspended. We apologise in advance of any disruption this may cause but unfortunately we have no alternative. We anticipate to be closed for the next 3 weeks should this change we will find a way to contact you.

For updates please see this section of the SWC website as it will be updated as and when we have any updates to report.

Alternatively please call your Business Development Manager or myself

Luke Jenkinson – 07717 764765
George Baker – 07785 612693
David Keillor – 07826 350532
Mark Catchpole – 07802 301488

Please take good care of yourself and all those around you
Warm regards

Mark Catchpole
Sales Director
SWC Trade Frames Limited

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New Service - Online Composite Door Builder

Published by swctrade on 16 Sep 2020
Our Composite Door Builder is now live and ready to use for quotes and orders. Access is free and is password protected through the SWC Website. Pl

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