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Universal To Set Shape Standards In Ireland And Scotland-web

Universal Set To Shape Standards In Ireland And Scotland

Universal Arches, now part of Kaliber Group, has introduced a weekly delivery schedule to Northern and the Republic of Ireland and a bi-weekly to service to Scotland, as the company looks set to expand its geographical reach.

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Getting FIT And Creative With MoCap

Last year Universal Arches was awarded with ‘Most Creative Shell Scheme Stand’ in the FIT Show Awards and achieved the highest footfall. Leon Day, managing director, highlights what will be instore for visitors this year, with pioneering MoCap technology, as he speaks to Glass Times…

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Record Breaking Footfall for Universal-web

Universal Brings MoCap Technology To The FIT Show

Universal Arches will bring the first ever Motion Capture (MoCap) technology to the FIT Show, which will transform a hidden, live human performance into a pure, interactive and digital experience on stand C63 in Hall 6.

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23 Years In Setting Shaped Frame Standards

Now entering their 23rd year in business, Universal Arches has been pivotal in helping to define the standards for the arched and shaped frame sector, as managing director, Leon Day, explains to Clearview Magazine.

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Universal’s Record Breaking Shaped Sales

Universal Arches have enjoyed their greatest calendar year to date, with sales up 10.3% for the year of 2016 vs 2015, thanks to several exceptional months and record order intake weeks.

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What’s In A Lead-time?

The latest blog by Double Glazing Blogger entitled ‘How’s Your Leadtime Looking?’ has inspired me to look at the implications on the product supply chain in further detail. While PVCu window manufacturing is generally highly automated in this industry, conversely at Universal Arches each of our complex shapes is manufactured by hand, much like the skills employed in the timber joinery sector.  Given the fact that we supply the vast majority of both fabricators and installers with products, with literally …

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World Class Manufacturing Tolerances

With the recent introduction of the PVCu flush sash, manufacturing tolerances will have to be world class and tighter than ever before, explains Leon Day, managing director of shaped frame specialist, Universal Arches.

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Who’s Checking the Credentials?

Leon Day, managing director of Universal Arches, believes as an industry we don’t always assess the true credentials of our supply chain. But whose responsibility is it, how do we put a value on it and what of employee welfare?

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Universal's Delivery Service Sets The Standard-web

Universal’s Delivery Service Sets The Standard

Universal Arches has now expanded their direct delivery and profile collection service to new postcode areas, as the market leading shaped frame specialist looks to build on its reputation for exemplary customer service, operational effectiveness and technical support.

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Voice of the Industry

At Universal Arches, 2015 has been a defining year for a multitude of reasons. By the end of the calendar year I’m expecting sales to be up around 11%, which will surpass the record year we had in 2014, while foiled sales have grown rapidly. They now equate to 37% of all production, a quite incredible statistic.

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