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Hurst strengthens commercial sales team

Hurst Plastics has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Derek Nicholson as commercial sales manager for Scotland. The move underlines the company’s goal to further develop the business in line with its ambitious growth plans.

Derek, who covers the whole of Scotland, is responsible for developing opportunities for Hurst’s market leading composite door range, as well as the company’s wide portfolio of door panels. His appointment increases the number of senior commercial sales managers employed at Hurst and expands the company’s reach throughout the UK.

Derek, who has many years’ experience, both in the industry and with composite doors, is well equipped to work with local authorities, housing associations and contractors. He has held sales positions with Jeld-Wen and Homesafe Lindman. Derek was heavily involved with the development of the fire door certi-fire scheme whilst at Jeld-Wen. He has also built up a high level of expertise within local authorities and housing associations during his creer.

Nick Harrison, commercial sales manager at Hurst, said: This is an immensely exciting time for the business and we are naturally delighted to welcome Derek, who has a wealth of experience in the industry. He will surely make a huge contribution to the company and help us to further progress the company in line with our strategy for further growth.”

Attracted to Hurst by the high quality of its products and service, Derek says: “Hurst is a leading force in the composite door market and I am very pleased to have the opportunity to work with such a well respected range of products. I’m looking forward to meeting lots of new customers and helping the business to grow throughout Scotland.”

Hurst Plastics is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of high quality PVC-U door infill panels and composite doors. Based in Kingston-Upon-Hull, the company also supplies a wide choice of unique glazing options and a selection of GRP products, including overdoor canopies, bow canopies and conservatory roofs.

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Hurst employs 140 people and currently manufactures 400 composite doors and 3,000 door panels a week from its two dedicated factories in Kingston-Upon-Hull. The Kingston-upon-Hull based firm is part of the established Hurst Group, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019. The Group has more than 350 employees and a turnover in excess of £35 million a year. With expertise in joinery, building services, ceilings and flooring, it is a leading player in the interior-fit-out contracting and glazing industries.

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