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WELCOME. record Direct supply automatic doors and entrance solutions to the trade. We pride ourselves on offering a range of products that provide exceptional performance and reliability at a price that remains competitive. In addition, you can rely on our experience to guide you to the product that will best meet your customers' needs as we understand that customer service counts. Where you have specific requirements to meet, or unusual parameters to find an entrance solution for, then call us to discuss the solutions we can offer.
This News Page is where you will find updates and news so please feel free to visit often.
16/07/2018 A new trike for Caitlyn
A huge thank you to Bob Meath at Golf Fanatics, who donated a specialist Therapy Trike to Caitlyn, who has Cerebral Palsy, at the ADSA Golf Day. The TMX trike has been fitted with an easy to pedal fixed gear which will give Caitlyn freedom & independence whilst enabling her to strengthen her legs & keep fit when riding her new trike.
06/07/2018 ADSA Golf Day 2018
On 5th July, record Direct took part in the 2018 ADSA Charity Golf Day at the Branston Golf and Country Club in Burton. This event was open to all automatic door suppliers in the UK to raise money for “Golf Fanatics International”, a deserving charity who specialise in providing wheelchairs for children under the age of 16.
20/10/2016 Product Spotlight
The record FTA - Folding Door
Where there is limited space in a passage area, which prohibits the use of sliding doors, an automatic folding door provides a good solution.
Our folding doors are delivered complete (and ready for installation) to your bespoke size, colour and specification in just a few short weeks.
Utilising the trusted STA 20 equipment you can rest assured of a highly reliable operator.
Free training as always is available at your convenience.
Contact your local account manager or call us on 0845 6430013 (local rate)
10/10/2016 Ring and Collect
Ring and Collect
Did you know that because we use the Tuffnell's Courier network we can send a parcel to any of their local depots - Next Day for early collection at no additional cost.
This allows you to use their massive network to have your record operators delivered as close to your staff as possible.
If you need to use this service, Just include the Tufnell's depot address on your purchase order or call us on 0845 6430013 (Local Rate)
FIND YOUR LOCAL DEPOT HERE :
03/10/2016 Retro-fit Convertion
Retrofit Upgrade Available For The Premier 100
To coincide with the end of the production run of the GA Premier-slide 100 operator we have designed a STA 20 retrofit upgrade which fits quickly into the Premier-slide 100 Operator to convert it to the record operating system.
Although spares will still be readily available for the Premier slide100 we have received requests to manufacture a kit so as to streamline our customers offering to just a single set of record equipment.
Please contact us for pricing and info.
30/09/2016 New Appointment
New Regional Sales Manager
record uk welcomes Rob Archer as the new Regional Sales Manager for the north within the record Direct Sales Team. Rob complements and completes the record direct Sales Team joining Kevin McCann, Regional Sales Manager for the south and Dave Reeves, Regional Sales Manager for the midlands.
Jeff Siggers, Sales Director for record uk, commented, “Rob’s 25 years plus experience and reputation in the UK auto door industry makes him a fantastic appointment to our supply only Sales Team and we are very pleased Rob chose record over our competitors. Rob is a member of the Auto Door Suppliers Association Limited (ADSA) Technical Committee and I have complete confidence he will provide our Customer’s with a first class level of account management, service and support”.
27/09/2016 Instant Order Tracking
We are always trying to make your purchasing experience easier and simpler.
Since mid-August we have Introduced the ability to instantly track and trace your parcels in real time.
Each time a parcel leaves our warehouse the courier will email you with a link to enable you to track your consignment. (The email is from Tufnell's themselves).
The link allows you to see each time your goods have been moved between depots, drivers and ultimately see when your goods will arrive.
Look out for this New Feature in your inbox
13/09/2016 Product Line Ceasing
30th September Cut-Off
As of 30th September 2016 the Premier range of operators will no longer be manufactured. It is now 18 Months since record uk and Global Automatics merged their Supply Only trade business and over the last year, the record DFA 127 and STA 20 have become so popular with customers choosing these highly reliable systems, that it no longer make economic sense to continue manufacturing two types of equipment.
Spare parts, Technical support and Documentation will continue to be available for the Premier range of equipment. Should you require further information please contact the technical support in your area.
North UK – David.firstname.lastname@example.org
South UK – Darren.email@example.com
05/09/2016 Van Signage
In response to requests we have been sending out free van signage, showing the Approved Installer status, to our Top Customers.
Along with the strong record brand, the signage illustrates to your customers that you have received the correct level of product training and are an Approved Installer.
If you have not received your pack or you would like more, Please email me firstname.lastname@example.org
29/08/2016 Win Premier League Kit
Premier League Kit to be won
Tiz that time of year again when Fantasy Football is on its way and we are setting up a league for record Direct Customers! The customer with the highest points total under the Fantasy League rules at the end of the season will receive 1 x kit of their choice of Premier League teams.
So here is what to do….
Go to http://fantasy.premierleague.com website
- Enter the Free Version not the ultimate version that costs.
- Go to sign up and enter your details
- Pick your team,
- You will have 100 million to spend on players so do so wisely!
- You can pick 15 players (11 that will start and 4 sub back up players)
- Remember you get one free transfer a week so if your team is doing poorly after the first few games CHANGE IT!
- You can choose your team any time up until 11am of the first game then you get one free sub per week
- Wild Card – Once in the first half and second half of the season you can use your wild card, that means you can change as many players as you like in the week you use your wild card.
Code to join this league: 272849-176169
Any questions please email: email@example.com
01/08/2016 Premier Operators
Premier Operators Stop Being Built
After almost 18 months since record uk and Global Automatics merged their Supply Only trade business, we have come to a point where the Premier range of operators will stop being manufactured as of the 30th September 2016.
Over the last year, the record DFA 127 and STA 20 have become so popular with customers choosing these highly reliable systems, that it no longer makes economic sense to continue manufacturing two types of equipment.
Spare parts, Technical support and Documentation will continue to be available for the Premier range of equipment. We will also make upgrade kits available, where possible, to convert Premier operators into the record uk equipment you know and trust.
Most of our customers have already converted but If you are still installing Premier operators and require any FREE training on record uk products, please do not hesitate to contact one of your Tech Managers below:
North UK – David.firstname.lastname@example.org
South UK – Darren.email@example.com
29/07/2016 DFA Installation Video
To see our video on the installation of our DFA 127 swing door with RC Safety sensor click here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9hnuFTMovY&sns=em
26/07/2016 Software Upgrade
Free BDE-D Program Software Upgrade
With the introduction of our “Super-fast Fit” RC Swing On Door Sensors the BDE software was updated to V3.1. This change was made in 2014. We are offering a free software upgrade for any engineers with a FX3 Processor Version BDE. (See back of your BDE-D)
If you would like us to upgrade your BDE please send them in clearly marked to:
F.A.O Tech Dept – Software Update
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07/07/2016 New Brochure
Our new brochure Is here, highlighting our full product range including exclusive models and accessories that are only available from record Direct.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you require a hard copy or two posted to your offices.
15/06/2016 Product Spotlight
All new Battery Backup for the DFA 127A
With this new product there is no need for bulky, expensive UPS anymore!
Here's a run-down of the Key Features:
- Continuous use or hold open upon power fail
- Over 500 x operations on one charge
- Plug and play
- Volume adjustable beep alarm
- Relay output upon power failure
- Suitable for new or existing DFA installations
- Housed in DFA 127 casing for a seamless look when installed.
- Economical pricing
- Can be used to set up doors onsite where power is not available upon installation
13/06/2016 New Sales Manager Appointed
A Warm Welcome
record Direct would like to welcome Kevin McCann to our Team.
Kevin joined record Direct earlier this month (June) and by utilising his 8 years experience within the automatic door Industry has quickly become an invaluable member of our team.
Joining us from Gilgen Door Systems, Kevin explained, " I'm extremely excited with the setup here at record Direct and I look forward to working more with this dedicated department. With our outstanding product offering I am being given the opportunity to better service customers and offer a solution to the majority of automatic door challenges."
To contact Kevin please email: kevin.McCann@recordukdirect.co.uk or call 07702867295
16/05/2016 What We're Reading
Whole life costing: Automatic doors
Apprenticeship Scheme for Automatic Doors
How People Interpret Automatic Door Movement as Gesture
09/05/2016 BIM - It's Now Here
BIM – It’s Now Here
As we prepare our BIM launch for June to make our BIM objects available to Record Direct customers we thought it would be a nice warm-up for you to see a video of just how an Architect or designer would use the models available.
We will shortly release our guide “BIM for Automatic Doors” and you will be able to upload and have these objects on your website for your clients and potential contractors.
Click on the link below to instantly download the video
DOWN LOAD HERE
record Direct supply automatic doors and entrance solutions to the trade. We pride ourselves on offering a range of products that provide exceptional performance and reliability at a price that remains competitive. In addition, you can rely on our experience to guide you to the product that will best meet your customers' needs as we understand that customer service counts. Where you have specific requirements to meet, or unusual parameters to find an entrance solution for, then call us to discuss the solutions we can offer.