HURST PLASTICS NOTCHES UP MORE DOOR SALES IN ITS 20TH YEAR

Hurst Plastics’ 20th year in business has seen production of its composite fire doors rise by more than 40% and sales of composite doors within the trade and commercial markets grow by 10% and 20% respectively. The latest year-end figures from Hurst Plastics follow a period of major investment in resources, plant and machineryacross all areas of the businessto enable the firm to keep pace with its future growth strategy. Mark Atkinson, Sales Director at Hurst Plastics, explains: “We are very pleased with our performance over the last 12 months, particularly in composite doors and composite fire doors which have both delivered impressive growth. Fire doors now represent around 30% of our turnover which is indicative of how demand for them has grown.We are very encouraged by these results, particularly in the commercial sector where there is plenty of further growth potential in social and local authority housing. The domestic sector has delivered relative growth too and that reflects the continuing shift among homeowners from budget entrance doors to higher end, higher performing composite doors. “In line with the recent Palmer report, which predicts significant growth of composite doors through to 2020, we expect sales of our composite doors to continue to grow over the next few years. This will not just come down to luck though; it will be in no small part because of the ambitious investment the business has made and the emphasis we place on delivering consistently high levels of service. “We’ve worked hard to make our business the ‘easiest to work with’ and we have developed a comprehensive package that helps customers to seamlessly integrate with us. We are proud of our achievements and, despite being in a competitive industry, [...]