Newport-based finance company Henry Howard Finance (HHF) has helped secure a clear future for South Wales window manufacturer Fentrade Limited, by supporting their investment in cutting edge machinery to manufacture high volumes of aluminium windows.

With ambitious plans for growth and distribution throughout the UK, Fentrade knew that it had to start with the right machinery in place – and were delighted to find that Henry Howard Finance was able to support the business to grow.

Matt Jones, Head of Asset Finance at Henry Howard Finance, said:

“With Brexit uncertainty having an impact across the board, the manufacturing industry is reportedly feeling the pinch more than most, so we so we are thrilled that we have helped Fentrade to invest in the right machinery and secure a leading edge in its marketplace. 

“We always try work with businesses to meet their funding requirements. We look at a company’s future earning potential, and not just past performance, especially with start-ups such as Fentrade.”

Established in August 2018, Fentrade manufactures aluminium windows, bi-fold doors and commercial entrance systems for businesses.  As a new company, they knew that being able to provide high volume, top quality products would be key to their growth.  Managing Director Chris Reeks also realised that it needed the right machinery in place to achieve this – so he went to Henry Howard Finance for some advice on the best way to purchase the required machinery.

Chris explained:

“As a start-up business, we were concerned that we wouldn’t be able to get funding but the team at Henry Howard Finance were great in explaining the different finance options available to us. The advice was always honest and practical and they really supported us through the decision-making process.”

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