Walsall based Profile 22 fabricator Stedek has taken a major step forward in the company’s quest for growth through higher output, improved quality control and greater efficiency by installing a Graf Synergy cutting and machining centre.
The first 12 weeks since the Promac supplied machine was installed at Stedek has proved the value of their choice, according to Stedek MD and founder Steve Page: “To allow us to move further into commercial markets with Profile 22 in addition to answering growing trade sales using both Profile 22 and Swish, we needed a dramatic solution. That appeared to be the Graf Synergy cutting and machining centre, a decision that has been proved now.
“The Graf Synergy will produce in 2 days what 2 people could previously produce in a week,” said Steve, “and with superb accuracy and efficiency. It has reduced profile wastage by a 15% too – incredible! The investment will have tremendous benefits for our customers and, therefore for Stedek. We are now making more windows in a week than we were making in a month just a year ago.”
With an excellent reputation amongst trade customers established over 21 years, Stedek has been growing its business in the public sector, which is where Steve Page learned the business of making and installing windows. “With the backing of Profile 22 we are growing our business in commercial and public sectors, in which contractual commitments and obligations call for a more robust supply chain and again, the Graf Synergy gives us that.
“We have an obsession with quality that is now embedded with our trade customers; we are committed to growth through them and we now have an great platform upon which to build further. As we grow we will continue to invest to ensure that the core values of our business are maintained and even improved upon” added Steve.