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Franke commits to the environment Imperial Bathrooms spins a bigger web!
In today’s climate, both political and ecological, Franke, the world’s In response to the accelerated growth that leading British bathroom
leading manufacturer in kitchen solutions, appreciates the need to manufacturer, Imperial Bathrooms, continues to enjoy, the company has
demonstrate its commitment to the protection of the environment.
launched a new and significantly improved web site to showcase its
The company’s manufacturing plant in Aarburg, Switzerland, contains
extended product portfolio.
a central water purification unit to help reduce unnecessary waste. The
Logging on to www.imperial-bathrooms.com
water is cleaned and filtered in order to be re-used for manufacturing.
interior designers, housebuilders and specifiers of bathroom suites,
The recycling process allows Franke to use water as sparingly as
bathroom furniture and ancillary products with a superior interactive
possible and the resulting output is as pure as the original source.
web experience. As well as accessing information via selected product
categories, browsers can now view products via a virtual brochure – a
John Swain, Product Manager for Franke UK, said: “Franke is
replica of the company’s 2007 Design Guide – that may also be
dedicated to ensuring that the consumption of raw materials, energy,
downloaded in pdf format in its entirety or by page.
water and other products is kept as low as possible. Metal is also recycled
Redesigned to improve usability for the growing consumer interest
in the plant’s steel blast furnace.
that the site continues to attract, the new web design presents a host of
“The principle of avoidance, reduction, recycling and disposal always
innovative and timeless product lines, both contemporary and classical. It
applies. In fact, Franke strives to achieve even higher levels of
also serves to promote the company’s ethos – A Modern Classic – and
browsers have a
A group environmental protection officer is responsible for
visual insight into
coordinating and monitoring all environmental protection measures
the high quality
within the Franke Group. Also, at every Franke factory, a local standards and
environmental protection officer is appointed, whose advice and craftsmanship
technical expertise is sought during decision-making processes. employed by
As well as
offering ease of
dealers, the site
features a useful
Ultimate door service as Trade Mouldings
With 25 years of experience behind them, Trade Mouldings, one of
Europe’s most successful manufacturers of vinyl doors, wrapped
mouldings and accessories for kitchens bedrooms and bathrooms, has
invested in excess of £2 million to provide the ultimate made to
measure vinyl door service.
The investment has been made at Trade Mouldings’ Cookstown
Area Sales Manager –
factory in Northern Ireland and includes a 40,000 square feet factory
extension and the commissioning of advanced CNC nesting technology Scotland
so that non standard door sizes can be produced to order with no
minimum quantities required.
We are currently looking to recruit an experienced
With an excellent reputation for quality and service to the industry,
this is another significant advance in the service Trade Mouldings offers
sales manager to promote our Elica products to
its customers from the three distribution centres at Cookstown, Dublin
kitchen specialists and electrical retailers throughout
and Manchester. “We listen to our customers and this is now what they Scotland.
want,” says Sales Director Damien Connolly.
The non standard door facility complements the extensive range of 21
Ideally centrally based, the successful candidate will
stock vinyl door
have a proven sales history, preferably within the
identically industry.You will be responsible for our existing
customer base and for developing new business
mouldings and all
within the area.
include the all-
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designs, and along
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