CY Associates

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CY Associates is a manufacturers’ agent and consultancy providing sales and technical marketing consulting solutions in the increasingly specialist roofing and facades sector. With a background of 40 years working within the SFS Group together with member companies of the MCRMA, the National Federation of Roofing Contractors and the Single Ply Roofing Association we offer a wide range of sales and technical marketing services and insights tailored to individual business development needs.

Manufacturers’ agency

We represent European and Japanese original equipment manufacturers all of whom have achieved the necessary challenging manufacturing standards compliant with both national and international schemes such as British Standards, BBA, EOTA CE marking and declaration of performance and the International Organisation for Standardisation.

Current agencies

  • Dedicated manufacturer of roofing and cladding fasteners based in Switzerland and Japan.
  • Specialist German manufacturer of aluminium rainscreen support bracket/profile and helping hand system for use with well over 100 different external finishes. 

Strategic consulting solutions

We offer the following specialist and informed roofing and façade services:

  • Building envelope market research- in depth qualitative and quantitative data client specific developed with specialists in the roofing and façade sector
  • Product placement and route to market assignments.
  • Strategic market planning leading to three and five year planning models.
  • Bespoke sales and technical marketing training workshops with a hands-on approach.
  • Product and system evaluation
  • Product and installation development with OEMs and contractors to achieve the cost out needs.

I have been a member of the Institute of Directors since December 1995, Sales and Marketing Director of SFS intec Ltd over a number of years, a member of the SPRA council and elected a Director of the MCRMA for the year 2014/15. I attended the Chartered Institute of Marketing at Cookham in 1995 and successfully completed the residential Strategic Marketing Management Course in the same year. I have benefited from many three to seven day training courses with TACK international and the Management Centre St Gallen Switzerland.

Colin Yeates
CY Associates
Suite 5 Business Centre
Innsworth Technology Park
Innsworth Lane
Churchdown
Gloucester
GL3 1DL

Tel:  +44 (0)1452 712827
Tel: +44 (0)7480 277712

colin.yeates@icloud.com