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22nd February 2019
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Uform reduces paint-to-order lead times
Kitchen manufacturer and distributor Uform is pleased to announce a reduction in lead times for its Paint-to-Order timber items. This latest development means that Paint-to-Order timber items are now back to a 10- day lead time, which comes as a result of the company's recent £4million investment programme which was completed at the end of 2018.
Commenting on the news, Uform CEO Eamon Donnelly says: "Following the success of our attendance at KBB last year where we launched a number of innovative ranges along with a new Kitchen Stori brochure concept, we experienced an unprecedented demand for Paint-to-Order products in the months that followed.
"The trend for bold statement colours heavily influenced demand also so overall, internal capacity proved challenging as we were also in the throes of a £4 million investment programme which we're now pleased to report is complete.
"We're more confident than ever that we can continue to provide an unrivalled buying experience for our retailers both in terms of service levels and the diverse ranges and finishes that we offer."
Uform's recent investment includes 50,000sq.ft additional space for accommodating popular ex-stock ranges such as the Aldana skinny shaker, a 10,000sq.ft dedicated despatch area for more efficient delivery of product to retailers as well as new painting and polishing capacity to help keep lead times to a minimum.
New IT platforms have also been deployed for smarter workflows, increased traceability and ultimately improved communication with their customer base.
Lead times for smooth painted ranges are available on a 15-day lead time.
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