Restructure

Radically restructured in 2017 to give our management team more flexibility to develop our product offer, Sliders UK is making specialism count   Commenting on its Management Buy Out in April 2017, Sliders UK Chairman, Ian Longbottom, said that the door...

Are you losing margin in bi-fold door installation?

Sliders UK’s Steve Mines reviews the cost of bi-fold door installation and finds out that it’s not always the money maker it may first appear. Annual sales of aluminium bi-fold doors are forecast to top 35,000 by 2020. Growth of around 50 per cent on the...

Are composite door tolerances costing your business?

Composite door tolerances remain subject of heated industry debate with call backs because of bowed slabs according to commentators, costing installers thousands each year. “Building products have tolerances. That’s accepted”, says Steve Mines, Sales Director, Sliders...

Engineering-in value

The bi-fold door sector is going through a period of significant change with the launch of a series of new generation PVC-U systems. “There’s an affordability gap” says Steve Mines, Sliders UK, “The end user demand is there but not everyone can afford an aluminium...