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Garnalex proudly flying the ‘Made in Britain’ flag

Garnalex, the company set to revolutionise aluminium windows and doors with its innovative Sheerline® system has been awarded the ‘Made in Britain’ mark of provenance.
Made in Britain is an organisation that recognises and promotes British-made products across all sectors. It brings together the best manufacturers in the UK under the collective Made in Britain registered and protected mark. Giving businesses and consumers confidence and clarity that they are buying British.

Adrian Redshaw joins Garnalex as Sheerline Design Director

Adrian Redshaw is the latest industry technical expert to join Garnalex, and will be focused on the launch of the innovative Sheerline aluminium window and door system.
Adrian or ‘Reg’ as he’s better known, takes up the full-time role of Sheerline Design Director this January, and has enjoyed a long and successful career within the industry. Starting his career at LB Plastics he later moved to HL Plastics and has worked with Garnalex CEO Roger Hartshorn for over 30 years. He was instrumental in the design and development of Eurocell’s many products and then as Design Director was responsible for the design and development of Liniar’s window and door systems.

Further senior appointments to the Sheerline Team

Garnalex, the company that aims to disrupt the aluminium window and door market with its innovative Sheerline®system, has made three more key appointments. Dave Watts joins as Technical Product Director, Dave Wigley as Head of Marketing and Eilidh Hudson as Sales and Marketing Manager, with a combined industry experience of over 70 years between them.

Voice of the Industry - Garnalex

We’ve seen paralysis in parliament brought on by Brexit, a cooling global economy brought on by Trump’s trade wars, and a PVC-U window market down an estimated 10%. But the swing to aluminium is accelerating. More fabricators and installers than ever are selling aluminium to appeal to a growing premium sector.
2019 was a year of investment for Garnalex – £9m so far.

Aluminium systems started with research and development
Four more top people join Garnalex top team

Everything is on track for the launch of the revolutionary Sheerline® system in Q1 2020, and Garnalex’ transformation of fabricators’ and installers’ experience of buying, making, installing and selling aluminium windows and doors. The state-of-the-art factory is extruding, the technical team is redesigning aluminium windows and doors from the ground up, and four more big-hitters have joined the Garnalex top team.

New ‘Ambassador’ workshops reveal the Garnalex way

Garnalex has announced a December start date for its first fabricator and installer ‘Ambassador’ Workshops. The new Garnalex aluminium window and door systems are significantly different from previous and current generations of aluminium systems in the way they are fabricated, installed and sold. The innovative systems, launching in early 2020, will be easier and faster to fabricate and install than other aluminium systems on the market. 

Ambassador workshops

Garnalex aluminium press installed and ready for extrusion

New aluminium systems company Garnalex (Garner Aluminium Extrusions Ltd) has completed the installation of its state-of-the-art aluminium press. Following a £9 million investment to date in its manufacturing facility in Derbyshire, Garnalex, Roger Hartshorn’s new venture will begin trade extrusion in September. 

Sheerline aluminium press

Garnalex gathers top team to innovate 
and grow fast in aluminium

Garner Aluminium Extrusions (Garnalex) is an innovative new aluminium systems company that’s reinventing the way aluminium windows and doors are fabricated, installed and sold. Garnalex aims to transform every aspect of the customer experience. The new venture from industry legend Roger Hartshorn is a team effort though. 

Sean checking the computerised control console of the high powered aluminium press

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