Nordan wins again

NorDan, one of the UK’s market leaders in high performance timber and alu clad timber windows has been awarded the annual “Large Supplier of the Year” for the second time from – leading developer Crest Nicholson Regeneration.

NorDan was shortlisted by buyers, commercial directors and production directors of the regeneration division of the multi award winning company and chosen as winner by managing director Debbie Aplin.

Crest Nicholson Regeneration specialises in urban regeneration and mixed use developments across the UK. Award winning new homes have been constructed recently in Bath, Birmingham, Bristol, Reading and Bromley featuring NorDan’s timber windows and composite doors. A team from Crest Nicholson visited the manufacturing plant at Moi last year to see for themselves the detail of the production process from the selection of the best timber for laminated profiles through to the robotic painting team!

Crest Nicholson has won numerous awards for the quality of their construction and build. In 2014 picking up the 2014 Next Generation Gold Award for Sustainability Leadership, and 2014 What House? Awards and the Large Housebuilder of the Year Award, as well as Sunday Times House builder of the year.

NorDan’s regional director Paul Detain received the award from former rugby player Martin Bayfield, at a prestigious charity dinner:

“Crest Nicholson’s customers enjoy top of the range Scandinavian high performance windows in their new homes. Our windows have been proven to have a very low cost in life cycle and a long life expectancy given their environmentally friendly raw material timber. They also deliver high performance in energy efficiency and weather resistance. We are delighted to work in partnership with Crest Nicholson Regeneration Ltd and extremely proud to be awarded Large Supplier of the Year for the second time. Our products help achieve their Sustainability goals for Crest Nicholson, integrating social, economic and environmental sustainability.”

NorDan supplies and installs windows for Crest Nicholson developments.

Debbie Aplin, Managing Director of Crest Nicholson Regeneration Ltd said:

“We have a strong working relationship with the Nor Dan team in the UK, and they deliver a first class product which meets all our criteria, which includes a strong sustainability element. Their attention to detail is excellent and they primarily won this award on the basis of their new after sales initiative. The whole team are a delight to deal with.”

Crest Nicholson Regeneration has achieved many awards for its developments which have NorDan timber windows supplied as part of the building envelope.

NorDan was founded in Moi Norway in 1926. It is a family business. Today the third generation of the Rasmussen family run the business. The firm manufactures timber windows and composite doors across 8 factories in Europe making it one of the biggest in Europe. There is considerable annual spend on Research and Development with continuous improvement not only a focus for the production process for also for the design of the product and the sourcing of its raw materials. It is a highly respected business. NorDan has 6 project offices across the UK to be close to the customer.