VEKA renew membership with Secured by Design
UPVC window and doorset profile supplier VEKA has renewed its membership with Secured by Design (SBD), the official police security initiative.
VEKA has partnered with SBD for almost a decade, highlighting the company’s ongoing commitment to furthering security standards in the industry, encouraging manufacturers to attain independent, third-party certification, ensuring regular audits of the production process to guarantee consistency of quality.
The Burnley-based supplier is part of the global VEKA Group, which was established in Germany in 1969 and still remains family owned. VEKA Group has subsidiaries in over 40 countries across Europe, Asia, America and Russia.
VEKA offer an impressive portfolio of products for residential, commercial, and public sector projects, all of which meet BSI Kitemark standards. Reliably going above and beyond British regulations, VEKA put all their products through a rigorous testing process using the latest German technology. Additionally, a number of their window and doorset profiles meet the stringent standards required to achieve Secured by Design accreditation. This includes:
- Imagine Bi-Folding PVC-U Door System
- Imagine Patio PVC-U Door System
- Matrix 70 Fully Sculptured Double Leaf Residential & French Door System
- Matrix 70 Fully Sculptured Single Leaf Residential & French Door System
- M70 Single Leaf Residential & French Door System
- M70 Double Leaf Residential & French Door System
- Imagine Vertical Slider Window System
- M70 PVC-U Window System
- M70 Fully Sculptured PVC-U Window System
- M70 PVC-U Window System
- Matrix Fully Reversible PVC-U Window System
Paul Kennington, VEKA plc Technical Director, said: “We are currently in the process of transitioning all our products to the 2022 version of PAS24 and we have completed/passed the requirements of PAS24 and BS 6375 type testing for triple glazed windows and doors, ready for the implementation of the Future Homes Standard, with high performing and highly secure products. This further advances our commitment to SBD and the continued improvement of products to Police Preferred Specification”.
Hazel Goss, Secured by Design, commented: “It has been a pleasure to renew membership with Veka who have been members of Secured by Design since 2014. One of our biggest system houses who have a fantastic range of door and window profiles to choose from. They are always very welcoming when I visit and so I am looking forward to many more years working alongside them.”
You can find out more about VEKA and their Secured by Design accredited products on their dedicated member page.