TOWN PAGES: New Alitex website from TownPages brings a touch of glass to the Internet
Wednesday, June 23, 1999 5:57 PM EST
JUN 23, 1999, M2 Communications - ALTON, England -- Alitex Limited,
the Hampshire-based company which has been creating some of the world's
finest glasshouses for more than 50 years, now has a presence on the
Internet with a new website designed by Town Pages UK Ltd.
Officially launched on 11 June, the new website (
gives a comprehensive overview of Alitex's products, services and
accessories. The site is generously illustrated with examples of
glasshouses, from large constructions for a country estate or municipal
park to smaller structures for the typical town garden. There is also
information on the company's customer service facilities and its range
of accessories, including propagators, lighting, heaters and cold
Customers can use the site to contact Alitex electronically, through
the easy-to-use enquiry form.
Alitex Managing Director Tom Hall commented: "in building the Alitex
website, Town Pages has managed to create precisely the image crucial
to the marketing of our business. I was initially concerned that the
website would focus too much on the technical, but I am very pleased to
say that the website represents wholly the values of our business.
"Already the website has proved beneficial in bringing us closer to
our customers. Alitex has recently invested a great deal of time and
resource in the United States and the website will play an increasingly
critical role in ensuring that we "exist" across the Atlantic."
Town Pages, web design team, led by Head of Design Paul Boag, has
also produced many successful websites for other clients, such as the
Windsor International Horse Trials (
www.powercords.co.uk for IDC Plugs, which won fifth place in IPC
Format's Feb '99 Top Ten websites.
Exciting new projects in the pipeline include websites for a local
yacht club and maritime exhibition and an innovative project aimed at
the automobile market.
The Alitex website can be reached via the Internet and via TownPages
fast- growing network of free-access online information kiosks.
TownPages has already installed public touch-screen kiosks in a number
of towns in the South East of England and over the next three years,
the company intends to install 3,450 kiosks in locations with high
footfall. These include high streets, shopping centres and railway
stations across the UK.
Using the kiosks, or TownPages' own branded website on the Internet
www.townpages.co.uk), people will have access to both local and
national news and information. together with specialist web channels
covering topics such as health, travel, e-commerce, personal finance,
education, heritage and banking.
Notes to Editors
Town Pages UK operates TownPages, an interactive service providing
comprehensive, up- to-date locally focussed information about specific
towns and cities in the United Kingdom in a graphically pleasing
format. On May 5', the Company consummated the initial public offering
of its securities in the United States for gross proceeds of $22,000,
"Safe Harbor" statement under the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995: This release contains forward-looking statements
that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited
to, the impact of competitive products and pricing, product demand and
market acceptance, reliance on key strategic alliances, fluctuations in
operating results and other risks detailed from time to time in the
Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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