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Summit Hits High Note at Design Week

Friday 27th May, 2016
CDW window display

​We’ve had a fantastic response from a continually busy pop up showroom in Clerkenwell this week.  Summit were previewing 4 new ranges and the stream of visitors to our design space were very enthusiastic about our elegant new products.

The showroom pulled together our new chairs and existing favourites in a contemporary colour palette against a very chic industrial backdrop of exposed brickwork, steel beams and vintage parquet flooring.

Covering luxurious soft seating, high-performance operator chairs and a versatile steel-framed offering, the new pieces in the Summit collection have been hailed by visitors to the show as a triumph.

“Seeing reactions and listening to visitor feedback, I believe that the quality of our presence far exceeded that of even some of the long-standing Clerkenwell stalwarts. The product ranges were universally well received and I would say came as very pleasant surprises to many of our existing dealers who saw them. “

 David Simpson, 

Summit MD

For release dates for our new ranges, or to discuss products in the existing range, get in touch!


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Summit Surprise Pop Up Show at Clerkenwell

Tuesday 24th May, 2016

Summit is very excited to preview 4 vibrant new products at Clerkenwell this year.    

The fantastic four includes an elegant modular soft seating range designed by the team at Summit, who include second generation furniture craftsmen whol understand

the balance of good design for aesthetic purposes as well as comfort and well-being. We design solutions for office, education, health and hospitality which take both form and function seriously. 

Generously proportioned, the Lilo range offers reassuringly angular units which fix together in flexible formats to suit the shape and proportions of the space. 

"I wanted to do something which would be timeless and well-appointed while offering a wealth of options for configuration.”

David Simpson, MD

We are also launching 2 operator chairs the first, Sensit-Air showcases our commitment to well-being through healthy seated position. The sophisticated, patented technology of this chair has been developed 

to support active sitting for optimum back health. The second, Mono is cool and contemporary offering cosmopolitan comfort. We’re also excited to preview Vista, a range of steel-framed upholstered chairs 

which are versatile, durable as well as being really quite fun. Pop along and see us at 10-11 Clerkenwell Green.



A dealer area to help you with presentations & sales

Tuesday 26th January, 2016

​Last year we created a Dealer Area to help you present, specify and quote office chairs, See it here...

Once logged in to the Dealer Area you have access to many helpful functions that will help you with presentations, quotes and pricelists.

To help you set up your Dealer Area we have created a few short videos (See the first here) that have the essentials on how to work the site. Emails about these videos will follow shortly so keep an eye out for them or get in touch with us and we can help you out.

To access the Dealer Area you need your own personal login. To get your personal login please email Roy Gurney or call 01225 777844 and we will get you one created.


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Summit Christmas Message 2015

Tuesday 22nd December, 2015

​As the year draws to a close we would like to wish you our warmest Seasons Greetings and express our thanks to you all for your continued support. Once again, rather than send out Christmas cards we will make a donation to our local Dorothy House hospice.

2015 has been a very busy year for us, driven not only by a 17% increase in turnover but more importantly by our philosophy of continual improvement in all areas of our business.

This will continue in 2016 with, amongst other important events, the implementation of our factory ERP system and a number of new and varied product launches. We will keep you informed about all of these milestones as each approaches via our regular updates.

Finally, we hope you all enjoy a well-earned break and have a very happy and prosperous New Year.

Best regards David, Gus, Alan and all the Summit team


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The new look Price List is here! Issue 6

Monday 9th November, 2015

​We have some exciting news for you! Here at Summit we have launched a new look Price List, just for you and your customers. You can view and download it at the bottom of this page.

Here is what MD David Simpson has to say about the new Price List:

We are really pleased to be able to release our new Issue 6, Collections and Retail Price List book. We hope you like the new look, enhanced content and the various  updates that are showcased within including our new Modius, high density stacking chair range.

Our revised “New Look” Retail Price list has price increases on just one solitary range... Posturemax  (not Posturemax 200). This price change came into effect on 1st November and our sales representatives have already been actively informing our customers since early September 2015.

See the chairs that changed here...

We would love to hear your feedback on our issue 6 Price List and if it is helpful for you and your clients. Please get in touch with your thoughts.

For more information about Summit Chairs and our new Price List log into your Dealer Area. If you are having problems logging in please call us on 01225 777844


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Pricelist Update Autumn 15… The Chairs That Changed

Monday 9th November, 2015

​Introducing our revised “New Look” Retail Price list ~ With one solitary price increases The Standard Posturemax range, (not Posturemax 200) has gone up in price.

In order to allow time to inform all our customers about this increase it came in to force 1st November 2015. Our Sales representatives have already been actively informing our customers since early September 2015.

New & Additional

Products Include:

Piano & Grand Piano ~ 51 - 57

We have added 3 seater models to the Piano and Grand Piano ranges.

Tumble ~ Page 43

There is a new product in the Tumble Range, T30 – 4 star aluminium base with gas lift height adjustment.

NEW Modius RangePage 105

Range Features

12mm dia. high tensile steel frame. Chrome frame finish. Integral linking.

Tested to EN 16139:2013, level

100% recyclable.

Seat and back manufactured from recycled material.

4 Colour Option chairs and 1 trolley.

SCT E-Lite ~ Page 76

An optional detachable inflatable lumbar has been added to this very popular Mesh Chair range. Priced at £32 retail, gives an extra Inflatable lumbar support option for mesh chairs.

Radstock 32 Range ~ Page 98

R10 chair rebadged as an R6 chair.

Retains its Extra High supportive back rest with improved ergonomics and back rake levels.

Now shares the same seat as the ever popular R3 chair.

Ommissions

Easton

Easton range has been removed

Skolar

Models SK4, SK4M, SKW30, SKW31 & SKW32 have been

removed.

Gloucester

Model G16 has been removed.

Westwood

Models W8, W9, W55L, W55R, W65L & W65R have

been removed from Westwood range.  Westward range being particularly

well suited to Healthcare, as all remaining models having antibacterial lacquer

as standard.

Prelude

The whole Prelude range has been removed

Midford

The Midford M8 chair has been removed.

Wayvee

The Tablet option has been removed from the Wayvee range.



Launch of our new, environmentally friendly, high density stacking chair range, Modius

Tuesday 29th September, 2015

Periodically we bring the launch od a new range to your attention. This month, the range bring to your attention is Modius.

Here's what Summit Chairs MD, David Simpson has to say:

“We are pleased to announce the launch of our new, environmentally friendly, high density stacking chair range, Modius.

Available in a choice of 4 colours, the polypropylene seats and backs are made from recycled material and the whole chair is 100% recyclable.

It has a high tensile steel frame with a chrome finish and integral linking.

Tested to EN 16139:2013 level 2, it will perform exceptionally in heavy use applications with the added flexibility of high volume storage- up to 30 chairs high on the heavy duty trolley.

Please contact your area managers to arrange trial samples.” 

To view the Retail Price List of all the chairs in the Modius follow this link  

Alternatively call us on 01225 777 844.


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Why is Grand Piano stronger than the competition yet far easier to deliver?

Friday 14th August, 2015

​The range we would like to bring to your attention is Grand Piano.

We have already shown a teaser for this range. To find out what we said visit our News Page.

Here's what Summit Chairs MD, David Simpson has to say:

“Why is Grand Piano stronger than the competition yet far easier to deliver?

One of the unique, but not immediately obvious features built in to our Grand Piano range is an internal component that not only endows the product with great structural rigidity but that also allows each unit to be easily delivered in 2 parts.

Using a system of interlocking steel tubes that extend from the base of the chair back to the top of the back extension the units can be quickly assembled on site without any tools. Once assembled the upper section is securely locked in place creating a much stronger product than others manufactured with purely timber framework. Perfect for heavy duty school and college environments.

And a time and back saver for your installation teams struggling to install ever larger pieces of furniture.” 

To view the Retail Price List of all the chairs in the Grand Piano range follow this link

For the Grand Piano brochure follow the link here...



Westwood Seating Launched With Anti-Bacterial Lacquer for Healthcare

Tuesday 7th July, 2015

​If you or your customers have requirements for ‘Health Care Seating’, Summit can now supply, as standard specification, a number of our Westwood range chairs, with the wooden frames finished in Antibacterial Lacquer.

This lacquer has been tested and found to kill 99.9% of most bacteria over a 24 hour period – Salmonella, Listeria, E.Coli & even MRSA. The lacquer’s self-cleaning properties are also far safer to the environment.

The active ingredient has FDA and HSE approval for indirect or incidental food contact and meets the BS6250 standard for severe use.

In combination with the growing number of fabrics available with similar properties the Westwood chairs are a very compelling solution for healthcare seating requirements.

Camira have recently introduced a family of healthcare fabrics and vinyls under the Halcyon Collection banner which offers a very wide variety of colours, patterns and finishes. The models that we currently supply with standard anti-bacterial lacquer are the W10, W11, W50, W55, W60 and W65.

To view the Retail Price List of all the chairs in the Westwood range follow this link.

For the Westwood range follow the link here...

Alternatively please reply to this email or call us on 01225 777 844



Summit UK Touring Roadshow finishes in Eastleigh on the 28th-29th of July.

Tuesday 9th June, 2015

It’s happening now for the last time! It’s the last chance to leave the comfort of your offices and chairs and come out to visit the Summit 'Touring Showroom' as it finishes in Eastleigh.

You can find the Summit team out on the road this one last time to bring you our latest product launches and designs we have been showing all Spring…

Ranges will include:

MD, David Simpson said: “We are really excited to bring you the opportunity to view a large range of our products, fabrics and seating options at convenient locations across the UK”.

The ‘Touring Showroom’ will finish for 2015 in Eastleigh on 28th and 29th July

Perhaps this will be a unique opportunity to discuss all your current ideas and requirements with your local product manager as well as a Senior Director, to create the perfect package to fit your current needs. You’ll be very welcome to bring your teams, managers and clients along too.

Refreshments will be provided at each event and limited local transport can be made available on a planned request.

Please talk to us if this will be useful for you.

30-minute priority time slots can be made available between the hours of:

9-11am, 12-2pm, 3-5pm.

Eastleigh / Southampton Roadshow 28th – 29th July 9am to 5pm

Venue: The Holiday Inn Southampton - Eastleigh, Leigh Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 9PG 

Please let us know if you’d like to reserve a spot. Otherwise just turn up! It’ll be great to see you. 

Please RSVP on any of the above details indicating who is coming and the time you’d like to be with us.

For further information, please get in touch by email on roy@summit-chairs.co.uk or call us on 01225 777 844.

Keep an eye out for more chair updates by viewing the Dealer Area here...

Transport arrangements: Peter Ellis - 07767 663 953 or Roy Gurney - 07767 787722

P.S. In the ‘Touring Showroom’ you will discover Grand Piano & Cyrus Bariatric, eagerly awaited, high backed, modular seating to facilitate private or closed group and a specifically tested range of generously proportioned bariatric seating.


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