Membership is drawn from manufacturers who offer a wide range of products. The membership represent bespoke timber door manufacturers and fabricators together with those companies which manufacture or fabricate components used in specialist door assemblies such as hardware, glazing and seals; installers of performance doorsets and those companies providing testing and/or certification services with a demonstrable relevance to the specialist bespoke timber door and doorset industry.
Adcas was founded in 1997 to manufacture performance timber doors for the construction industry. Our management team has a combined industry experience of over 120 years enabling us to provide creative solutions to your requirements.
From our production facility in Hartlepool, we manufacture a wide range of performance doors all made to order to suit your specific requirements. We are a BM TRADA Q-Mark certified fire door manufacturer and we are also able to manufacture FSC® Chain of Custody certified products.
Our product specification and additional services include –
- FD30 & FD60 fire performance (BS476 part 22)
- 29dB Rw to 42dB Rw acoustic performance
- ‘Severe Duty’ durability performance
- Core constructions of particleboard or solid timber
- Decorative facings of any commercially available veneer or laminate
- Paintgrade facings of MDF or premium quality pre primed paper
- Inlays, feature grooves or plant on mouldings to any design
- Finishes include priming and lacquering
- Concealed or exposed lippings to all edges
- Vision panels of any shape or size including factory glazing
Ahmarra Door Solutions Ltd
Design, Manufacture and Installation of Bespoke Fire Doors
Ahmarra are one of the UK’s leading architectural doorset manufacturers covering all sectors including hotel, airport, education, commercial, and luxury residential homes.
Our door manufacturing services can make significant contributions to projects where complex fire resisting, acoustic and security requirements exist.
We offer a fully product certification in terms of quality and environmental credentials such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, FSC and the Q-Mark Fire Door Manufacturers scheme, which has enabled us to meet the supply chain criteria for many of the UK’s largest construction companies.
Our product ranges include:
Aspex UK Ltd
Aspex was formed in 2006 and have continually expanded and can offer a truly integrated solution, encompassing architectural ironmongery, doorsets, access control and automated doors.
We are always looking to expand our product portfolio through innovation such as our Novista range of hidden doorsets. The name Novista is derived from a blend of English and Italian, meaning ‘no view’ and this perfectly describes our range of concealed doors which either have a frame that is hidden within the wall, or a door that slides and disappears into a wall cavity thus giving a concealed door effect.
Our aim at Aspex is to provide complete solutions to your door opening requirements.
Birmingham Joinery Ltd
Birmingham Joinery is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of certified fire doors and joinery products to the commercial market. Since 2003 our focus has been on offering custom joinery solutions at competitive prices and as a result, we’ve seen steady growth with main contractors and merchants. We’ve excelled in delivering large roll out projects for main contractors, whilst continuing to supply merchants with an efficient and cost-effective service.
From our manufacturing location in central Birmingham we can tailor requirements exactly to your needs utilising our state-of-the-art machinery and staff know how. Pre-hung fire door kits and sets have been supplied to our customers nationwide in a variety of custom finishes, non-standard dimensions and bespoke designs.
Traditional joinery is where it all began for us and we still specialise in hand-crafted products made by our team of experienced bench joiners. We have completed tailored joinery packages for hotels, bars, offices and much more.
We can offer full certification under the Q-Mark fire door manufacturer scheme along with full quality certification under ISO 9001 and traceability under the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) chain of custody satisfying the needs of the UK’s largest construction companies down to smaller independent merchants.
Founded in 2012 by René and Bruno Baillargeon, Blankfort is a young and growing organization. Its reputation is already strong into the wood door community due to business substantial experience of the Baillargeon Family owning their 3rd family business now.
Blankfort inc. is manufacturing fire rated, sound rated, high security & other specialized door blanks and wood door components. Its clientele is located primarily in Britain and they are currently developing in many other parts of the world.
The products made by Blankfort are well known in the British market for several years as they were developed starting 17 years ago by the family business that Mr. Bruno owned before. This new business is maintained by the third generation of Baillargeon and can count on 45 years of knowledge in the wood and wood doors industry.
Blankfort is certified and complies with most world standards and requirements as the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and BM Trada certification (Q-Mark Fire Door Scheme) to name these ones only.
The business mission: Blankfort is committed to meet or exceed the requirements of quality standards as well as expectations of its customers. The organization builds on the excellence of its team, expertise and passion for making exceptional quality products.
C W Fields & Son Ltd
C W Fields & Son Ltd is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of high quality fire rated doors, acoustic doors and bespoke joinery.
The skills we provide and the knowledge we possess stem from over 100 years’ experience in the joinery trade – and this is further strengthened by our commitment to the future as a forward thinking and innovative company. The result of which is a thoroughly professional standard of service to match the quality of our products.
Our purpose-built head office and manufacturing complex is the hub of the operation. In more than 32,000 square feet, the modern premises house some of the most technically advanced production facilities and customer support systems in Europe.
Working alongside the sophisticated technology you will find time-served craftsmen and industry professionals who have the passion and understanding of fire doors and acoustic doors to surpass all expectations in terms of product quality and customer service.
Our extensive product range is listed below:
- FD30, FD60, FD90 and FD120 Doorsets
- Acoustic Doorsets up to 44RwdB rating
- Panel Doorsets
- Security Doorsets to PAS24
- X Ray Doorsets
- Q-Mark Certified Doorsets
- Bespoke Panelling and Screens
- Bespoke Joinery
Construction Specialties (UK) Ltd
Construction Specialties is a global manufacturer with over 50 years’ experience of supplying interior impact protection solutions to a wide range of market sectors.
C/S’s market leading product, Acrovyn®, is a durable and through-colour material, which provides impact, abrasion and scratch resistance and is very easy to clean and maintain. It can be supplied as a flat, lightly textured sheet, which is easy to form or cut and can be applied to a variety of surfaces, including walls, doors, columns and reception desks.
C/S Acrovyn® Sheet can be effectively used to extend the life of doors and door frames in both new build and refurbishment situations. Our protection solutions range from simple kick and push plates, channels and angles, through replaceable door edge protectors for fire rated and non-fire rated doors, to doors fully encased in tough Acrovyn®. Bespoke shapes and designs can be easily achieved and with a wide selection of colours, Acrovyn® can also help to meet DDA requirements.
Enfield Speciality Doors Ltd
Enfield Speciality Doors has for over 25 years, manufactured bespoke and non-standard flush fire doors and doorsets and screens. We have developed a range of high performance acoustic doorsets ranging from 40dB Rw to 48dB Rw; this combined with x ray doors means that Enfield Specialty Doors can offer a solution to almost any door requirement. We are committed to buying all hardwood and softwood from legal and renewable sources, and will seek evidence that suppliers are in compliance with this policy. As sources of certified timber become more available the company will give preference to certified timber wherever practical and will not purchase timber where it is known to have originated from illegal sources. We work to the ISO standard 9001:2008 and we are also FSC & PEFC certified
Enfield Speciality Doors is committed to reducing consumption of all materials and packaging wherever possible and is committed to recycling packaging materials where practicable, we are currently achieving a 93% recycling rate for all collected waste, with our heating being provided by an internal boiler system fed by our wood waste, this combined with our collected waste means we achieve a 97% recycling rate working to the standard ISO 14001:2004
Falcon Panel Products Ltd
Falcon Panel Products Ltd is a supplier of fire rated performance door cores from Strebord GDC cores, Warmsprings FD90/FD120 Tectonite cores, Tri-Sound high end acoustics and various solid timber blanks including the Flamebreak brand. We are also suppliers of panel products including MDF, OSB, chipboard and Strelam laminate as well as hardwood framing for FD60 application.
Our Strebord door core brand is world renowned as a high quality, performance engineered product that is designed to meet and surpass rigorous standards. All fully tested to BS 46 pt 22 and EN 16034:1; we achieved the very first issued Enhanced Lifetime Performance Guarantee certificate giving all those that use our Strebord product peace of mind, Strebord is the only brand available that is fully 3rd party accredited within the key industry bodies BM TRADA, BWF Certifire and International Fire Consultants (IFC).
The complete range covered by Falcon Panel Products ensures that all scopes are covered. Our test envelopes 30, 60, 90 and 120 minute fire resistance, acoustics from 33dB to 43dB and all offering enviable mechanical performance.
Falcon Panel Products Ltd views its market leading position seriously; we are constantly developing and expanding our extensive products listing to add to the already outstanding technical back up and service that our customers have grown to accept as a standard.
GE Door Manufacturing Ltd
GE Door Manufacturing has extensive manufacturing capacity through its 80,000 sq ft modern facility. It is committed to the continual development and improvement of its products and service, in response to the growing demands through changes in legislation, and the changing needs of the market.
We provide doorsets, screens and ironmongery to the Education, Health and Commercial sectors, from a simple budget doorset for a social housing scheme through to a hand crafted bespoke solution for a commercial office. We are continually developing our offer to the market, and are at the forefront of the industry, developing innovation such as CE Marked doorsets and BIM modelling
Halspan is one of the leading suppliers of quality door components in the world. Its universally respected doorsets are made under licence by customers on all five continents.
A pioneer in its field, Halspan has been at the forefront of its industry in one way or another for the last 20 years.
First, in the early 1990s, Halspan developed an entirely new way of constructing doors, using pre-tested fire door blanks made from 3-layer particle board. It took the industry by storm and hasn’t been bettered since.
Halspan was also the first company to offer a full range of testing. We didn’t just test one door blank to see whether it could be used as a fire door; we tested lots of different door configurations and modes.
Recognising that specifiers’ and fabricators’ needs change, Halspan has continued to enhance its product range.
At the same time, Halspan has extended its offering, so that specifiers can now source all their quality doorset components from a single, trusted supplier.
Today, Halspan offers an unrivalled range of not just timber fire doors, but also fire-rated steel frames, fire glass, seals and hardware.
Hanson & Beards Ltd
Hanson & Beards Ltd are a UK manufacturer of bespoke timber fire doors and doorsets, and associated timber glazed screens with primary performance test evidence in the H&B name. Our philosophy is to provide unsurpassed quality and service to our customers through credibility in manufacturing and a duty of care.
We have combined a tradition of craftsmanship with the most efficient production techniques to ensure your project will be handled successfully. With over 40 years of experience, we have grown to become one of the UK’s leading architectural door and doorset manufacturers.
- FD30, FD60, FD90 & FD120 fire doors and doorsets
- Non Fire Rated internal doors and doorsets
- Acoustic Rated internal doors and doorsets up to 43dB
- Secured by Design entrance door systems
- Healthcare HTM 58 specification doorsets for clinical areas, including X-ray doors
- Post formed doors and frames
- All associated hardware & ironmongery
- Fire Rated, Non Fire Rated and Acoustic timber glazed screens
- Advice on specification and technical details
Hazlin of Ludlow Ltd
Since the company’s incorporation in April 1974, Hazlin has devoted itself to becoming the best in the manufacture of bespoke architecturally veneered doors, panels and related joinery items.
The company has developed its expertise to offer exceptional support & service to its customers. This may involve special design, fire resistance requirement, veneer matching, radiation resistance or specific acoustic rating; we have developed skills & products to provide solutions to design problems.
Products we offer can be virtually anything that involves flat bonding, this could be panels for walls or furniture, to doors or special components. We have built our name from quality veneered doors & panels. Our door range covers all fire ratings from FD30 to FD120. Size is only limited by the fire certification or assessments we have and the equipment that we have to manufacture the items. In summary we can do:
Doors & Door sets -Non fire rated, FD30, FD60, FD90 & FD120.
Radiation Resistant doorsets – Non fire rated, FD30 & FD60 – in singles & pairs.
Acoustic Doors – upto 46 RwdB.
PAS24: 2009 – Secured by Design entrance doors.
Joinery – Panelled Doors – FD30, joinery Screens.
Finishing – We have three spray shops, finishing can be clear, stained or paint.
Hi-Tec Joinery Ltd
Hi-Tec Joinery Products manufacture fire doors, lining and screens.
Fire doors have a crucial role in safety that not only protect buildings and infrastructure, but are designed to allow for safe escape and save lives.
Based in Gloucester we manufacture doors to order to all the commercial markets.
- Exova BM Trada Q-Mark Certified manufacturer
- FSC® Chain of Custody
- PEFC Certificated
- FD30 & FD60 Fire Door & Door Sets
- ISO 9000
- Severe Duty Rated Doors
- Veneers, Laminates & Paint Grade finishes
- Glazed Doors
- Architectural Ironmongery
Integrated Doorset Solutions Ltd
Integrated Doorset Solutions Ltd is a single source supplier of performance doorsets and architectural ironmongery solutions providing high quality products ideally suited to the health, education, commercial, office fit out and high end residential markets. Integrated Doorsets has been created out of our firm belief that there is a better way to address the construction industry’s supply needs for its timber-based doorset and architectural ironmongery requirements.
With over 150 years of combined management experience within the doorset and ironmongery industry, we have invested over £8m to create two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities including the newly acquired Leaderflush Shapland site, equipment and intellectual property assets (including the full range of certification and test evidence). Our build process is all part of a streamlined approach to help enable your project to run smoothly.
In addition to our already extensive portfolio of products, we are proud to offer our customers highly regarded product brands such as Enduracor, Plasform, Sentinel, Pivette & Audiodor.
• Fire rated doorsets FD30 – FD120
• Heavy & Severe Duty product applications
• Acoustic Doorsets RwdB30 – RwdB46
• Doorsets to protect against radiation (X-Ray) and electrical screening
• Door facings: Veneer/laminate/PVC/Full Factory Paint
• Post formed doorsets – laminate & PVC
• Door edge protection
• Finger Guard protection
• Glazed Screens
• Privacy Viewing Panels
• Architectural Ironmongery
• Access Control
E & S W Knowles
E & S W Knowles are a long established fire door and door frame specialist with a wealth of technical specification experience. As one of the top 25 fire door manufactures in the country, we have been involved in the supply of doors and other joinery products into an array of projects that cover a variety of areas: –
Commercial office sector,
Air and rail transport industry,
Car manufactures showrooms and head offices,
Schools, colleges and universities,
Health sector and antibacterial doors,
Power stations and energy from waste plants,
Old peoples homes, student and sheltered accommodation throughout the UK.
As manufacturers for over 95 years, we have created a large network of suppliers and customers, and as such, we can make a variety of bespoke door sets and products including;
- Solid core non-fire rated, FD30, FD60, FD90 and FD120 doors
- Acoustic rated doors sets up to 44DB and insulated door sets to 30/30 or 60/60 fire rating.
- Covering a wide variety of finishes; paper faced, stained, timber veneers, plain colour laminates as well as specialised bespoke laminates.
- Machining for locks and hinges and supply of all Ironmongery
- We have a manufacturing mill which specialise in all aspects of additional joinery including;
frames, screens, skirting board, complete door sets and timber partitioning systems.
E & S W Knowles have also completed and passed the dual orientation fire testing required by the Government’s Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG). The MHCLG’s investigative fire door testing took place as a result of the Grenfell fire.
Established more than 250 years ago, James Latham is the UK’s biggest independent distributor of timber and panel products. From 9 nationwide depots, we offer the widest selection of sizes, types and finishes of high quality performance door blanks and kits available on the market. Fire rated; FD30 upto FD120; High acoustic – upto dB63; PAS 24 to comply with App. Doc. Q; Passivhaus certified door kits that also include dB42 acoustic- and EI30 European fire-ratings – our range is the nation’s most comprehensive.
Working closely with manufacturers and component suppliers, we ensure that our staff have an in-depth understanding of the door products we supply. At James Latham we are confident that we have the UK’s most relevant, comprehensive and competitive door blank range – Halspan, Flamebreak, Egger Eurospan and Moralt – a Latham’s exclusive product since 2009.
This offer includes lightweight door blanks, MDF- and ply faced door blanks; veneered-, melamine-faced- or part-processed door blanks; door blanks that can be laminated, painted, lacquered or veneered; engineered timber lamcore or particleboard core door blanks. We also supply CE marked door kits, recessed for ironmongery and frame sections that save time and cost.
All of our door blanks are certified to meet a host of British and European standards and are suitable for both internal and external applications; they are sustainable to FSC / PEFC, and all of what we offer is fire scheme 3rd Party accredited – Q Mark, IFCC, BWF . James Latham are also members of the Q Mark Enhanced Security door scheme.
The choice is yours, if it’s a door blank or door related product, come and speak to James Latham. Our aim is to offer the highest quality products, delivered on time and at competitive process and supported by the most knowledgeable panel products staff in the UK.
London Fire Solutions
London Fire Solutions specialise in passive fire protection, as well as the manufacture, installation and maintenance of fire doors & screens.
Midland Building Products Ltd
Midland Building Products group headquarters are located in the heart of the West Midlands. Since it’s inception in 1991 the company has continued to maintain growth, developing into a major distributor and manufacturer of internal fire doors and doorsets throughout the UK. The desire to develop the well-known MBP brand is testament to the energy of the four Owners who continue to have full time involvement within the business; their hands on approach guarantees that the MBP are properly structured and able to deal with contracts from the smallest self-build project to multi-million pound contracts. There is a wealth of experience and knowledge within the group’s work force which is tailored to meet the needs of an ever-changing landscape. We offer doorsets in a varied range of finishes along with bespoke vision panels to your design requirements.
• Fire – FD30s to FD120s
• Acoustic – up Rw 46dB
• Security – PAS24 Secure By Design
The business believes in offering products to the best standards on the market and hold accreditations for BWF Certifire, BM Trada, Secure by Design, FSC, PEFC, ISO:9001.
Midland Building Products can then compliment the doors with Screens, Architrave and Skirting offering the ‘Complete Doorset Solution’.
Noberne Doors Ltd
Noberne Doors were founding members of ASDMA who strive to move our industry forward and ensure that clients receive the best products to suit applications and budgets all with full prime test evidence. We offer an extensive range of bespoke, high performance products which include fire doors, acoustic doors, external thermal rated doors, bullet resistant doors and x-ray doors/ doorsets.
All Noberne doors come with our own 3 year product guarantee backed by BM Trada Q Mark certification and FSC chain of custody. We offer full BIM models for all of our products with full RIBA NBS plus approval to ensure ease of specification for architects, clients and major contractors.
Our doors are based on our timber perimeter framed high density flaxboard core construction, a strong and durable door without the inherent problems associated with(GDC) chipboard blanks so widely used by others.
The 3rd party accreditation, prime test evidence, strength, durability and diversity of our range have led us to be a major force in the UK door market. With over 500,000 doorsets installed and 37 years’ experience Noberne still drive our industry forward.
- FD30 38mm and 44mm doorsets
- FD60 46mm and 54mm doorsets
- FD90 doorsets
- Fd120 doorsets
- X-ray NFR & FD30 doorsets
- Acoustic doorsets 30-43dd both glazed and unglazed doorsets
- Ballistic doorsets
- CE marked external doorsets
- PVC clad FD30 & FD60 Doorsets
- Fire Screens FD30 & FD60
Pacific Rim Wood Ltd
Pacific Rim Wood Ltd. have been responsible for establishing a growing range of door cores for the past fifteen years including strong industry brands such as the Flamebreak and Safeguard range of door blanks. The development of both Flamebreak and Safeguard has included extensive testing for performance in relation to Fire, Acoustics, Mechanics, Thermal U Value and Environmental certification to ensure that both Flamebreak and Safeguard lead the market as affordable door cores with a significant stable of test evidence.
Pacific Rim Wood Ltd. are committed to improving and enhancing the extensive test evidence that exists for both Flamebreak and Safeguard and will continue to further develop door cores with Acoustic and Thermal U Value performance in mind to meet the demands of the changing market.
All of our door products are manufactured in Indonesia using raw materials that are either FSC certified or carry the “V Legal” certification which confirms raw materials are legally sourced.
SFD Group Ltd
SFD Group Ltd are a family run company and located in Stoke on Trent. We manufacture a range of door cores and timber glazed screens to suit each client’s preferences. We work with a great supply chain, including our veneer supplier and ironmongery supplier. We will always give you the best cost options to keep your project within the budget that you require. We also offer fully-fitted ironmongery services which cuts down on fitting time on-site.
The projects that SFD Group Ltd have supplied to range from:
- Care Homes
- Schools & Universities
- Apartment Blocks & Student Apartments
- Council Accommodation & Buildings
- Commercial Office Blocks
- HMRC Offices
- Nuclear Industry Sites
We manufacture our door cores from:
- Moralt Core
- Strebord Cores
- Flamebrake Cores
- Pre-finished Cores (Vicaima)
Services we offer:
- Acoustic door sets from 30db to 44db.
- Fire rated door sets FD30, FD60
- FD30s – Pas24 apartment doors sets
- Finishes from veneers, laminates, craft paper, RAL spray finish, stained
- Vision panels to suit most applications
Certification: BM Trada Manufacture, BM Trada Fire Door Installation, Certifire, ISO9001, FSC and GAI Affiliate.
In 2019 SFD Group Ltd were required to supply doors for the Government Ministry Of Housing, Communities. To view a video of the test that was carried out at Cambridge Fire Research, click here.
Starbank Panel Products Ltd
Starbank Panel Products Ltd, established in 1976, is a family run and owned business specialising in the fabrication of wood based, composite and plastic components for Interior Fit out.
From our production facility in Newton-Le-Willows, we manufacture performance door and frame components, all made to order to suit your specific project requirements. Our business operates purely as a key outsourcing partner for the Fire Door Industry with our strength in specialist fabrication, especially Lamination, Edgebanding, Postforming & CNC detail, rather than full doorset supply and installation.
To ensure our partners peace of mind when outsourcing we have full BM TRADA Q-Mark & FSC® Chain of custody in place and operate under ISO 9001, 14001 & OHSAS 18001.
We are proud to be members of ASDMA.
UK Performance Doorsets Ltd (Firedoors)
UK Performance Doorsets Ltd (Firedoors)
UK Performance Doorsets Ltd T/A Firedoors are a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of performance led doorsets and related solutions for the construction industry. Supplying national projects in all major construction sectors, including commercial, education, health and residential, Firedoors has extensive certification and experience working alongside designers, specifiers, contractors and installers. The solutions cover one of the broadest ranges available, including fire, acoustic and specialist requirements for the most demanding usage.
Providing national coverage from our facilities near Chester and Nottingham, Firedoors has the capacity, capability and flexibility to enable consistent and reliable distribution to projects throughout the United Kingdom.
Whilst building beautiful door sets, one of our many skills is in combining traditional craftsmanship like hand stitched veneering, with modern CNC machining, enabling us to accommodate complex ironmongery arrangements to meet any need a fully integrated performance solution.
Our offering of solutions includes various core and performance specifications, all third party accredited, as well as broad finish options so that we can ensure the right product for the right application for our customers’ needs and wants.
Our solutions include:
- Fire doors up to FD120 performance
- Acoustic doors up to 44db sound reduction performance
- Lead lined doors for radiation protection
- Fully encapsulated post-formed doorset solutions
- PAS24 security entrance doors
Youngs Doors Ltd
Youngs Doors – Your Door Specialist
Q-Mark certified, manufacturing door-sets for more than forty years, offering door sets including ironmongery scheduling and supply, we pride ourselves on our friendly and flexible approach – maintaining high levels of communication with our customers throughout a building project – we have great depth of knowledge and huge enthusiasm for our products. Working together with architects and designers from the earliest stages of a project means that we can assist in finding the most effective specification marriage between function, aesthetics and fire and acoustic performance.
From our purpose built production facility in the city of Norwich we offer our professional manufacturing expertise, offering a genuinely practical approach to help our customers achieve their goals any way we can.
Flexibility and cooperation define the approach to every project we take on. Our dedicated team is committed to ensuring that every aspect of your unique door set specification is clearly understood. Regular communication with customers during pre-production and manufacture ensures that bespoke projects are manufactured and delivered in line with site schedules.
Quality product – quality service – from quality people. From operators of hi-tech production machinery through time-served craftsmen to the technical, sales and admin team, everybody at Youngs Doors is responsible for the quality of our product and service.
BOS Best Of Steel with more than 450 employees is the market leader in Germany in steel frames and material containers and at the forefront in many other European countries. BOS has been manufacturing steel and stainless steel frames for doors and windows since 1967 and material containers and quick-build warehouses for 35 years.
Consistent customer orientation, reliability, punctuality and a high level of flexibility relating to our products, technical advice and information are paramount and our employees are trained accordingly. BOS Best Of Steel is the competent specialist for steel frames in the project market: we place a team of qualified planners, technical consultants and sales personnel at our customers’ and architects’ disposal. Together we find the best standard solution or develop individual solutions. With modern technology we can fulfil unusual demands on design and function.
For further information, please view our website www.bestofsteel.co.uk
DORMA UK Limited
Dormakaba offers high quality as a global partner for premium access solutions and services – conceived and designed to enable better buildings. With more than 100 years of tradition behind it, Dormakaba leads the market in terms of product quality and innovation for door hardware, automatic doors and glass fittings.
Dormakaba offers the complete service package for all makes of equipment, both Dormakaba and non-Dormakaba, covering;
- Automatic Doors
- Manual Doors and Ironmongery
- Industrial Doors and Dock Levellers
- Access Control
Dormakaba has regional offices in Falkirk, Jarrow, Birmingham, Bristol, Hertfordshire, Essex and London, to ensure we give nationwide coverage with the benefits of local care, 24 hours a day, nationwide.
FireStop Manufacturing Ltd
Firestop Manufacturing Ltd is a UK manufacturer of passive fire protection products. With over 25 years’ experience in the fire safety industry, our commitment to development and innovation ensures a superior solution for all fire protection requirements.
With third party accreditation through the Certifire scheme our products are manufactured to the highest standard. Our in-house design and manufacturing facilities give us the ability to offer innovative solutions for all our customer’s needs.
This combined with our focus on customer service, marketing and packaging support with our ‘own brand’ service ensures that we build long standing partnerships.
Our range of intumescent seals, intumescent ironmongery protection, fire rated ironmongery, acoustic seals and other ancillary products are distributed throughout the UK and globally.
Fire & Acoustic Seals
Fire & Acoustic Seals are a passive fire and acoustic sealing specialist based in the West Midlands. Incorporated in 2010 we distribute throughout the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Middle East.
Our management team have over 30 years’ experience in providing excellent sealing systems for timber fire, smoke and acoustic doorsets. All Fire & Acoustic Seals products are fully tested and comply with the relevant British and European standards.
Over the last three years Fire & Acoustic Seals have undergone a process of change with customer focus at the heart of our core principles. We offer a solution based mind-set and have developed industry leading products that give sound technical capabilities and excellent performance in fire, smoke and sound reduction scenarios. Partnering with clients on achieving successful tested results is key to mutual progression in a demanding marketplace.
Our products include;
- Fire & Acoustic Seals – Fire Door Foam™ – for fire door installations for up to 60 minutes in timber and GRP doorsets and timber glazed screens.
- Acoustic sealing systems capable of sound reduction to 43dB Rw. tested to BS EN ISO 10140-2: 2010
- Smoke sealing systems tested to BS EN 1634-3: 2004.
- Fire protection seals for up to 120 minutes integrity and insulation, tested to BS746 Parts 20/22: 1987, BS EN 1634-1: 2014, BS EN 1366-4: 2008 and BS EN 1361-1: 2012.
- Bespoke ironmongery protection.
- Glazing systems.
- SBD hardware solutions.
Hardwood Sales Ltd established in 2005, is an established hardwood specialist importer based in Liverpool, stocking a comprehensive range of quality hardwoods from Europe, America, Africa and the Far East.
With a large on-site mill and finishing facility, this enables us to offer a fast turnaround on door frame sections/lippings/beads and precision mouldings, with prompt delivery throughout the UK.
Hoppe UK Ltd
HOPPE (UK) Ltd is a member of HOPPE Group, a market leader in the field of door and window hardware, established in the UK in 1988. The company benefits highly from the Group’s over 60 years of insight and experience in the field of architectural hardware.
Based in Wolverhampton, the specialist manufacturer operates from a purpose built, state-of-the-art distribution centre with highly skilled, Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) trained staff. HOPPE (UK) delivers award winning service and is committed to providing products that have been tested to meet the latest European and British standards, offering both quality and innovation to all sectors of the market.
The HOPPE ‘Handle of excellence’ as a brand-name stands for quality, innovation and customer-oriented added value. All branded products proudly bear the HOPPE logo on the product itself as a mark of quality defined by these three attributes:
- 10-year guarantee on the mechanical operation
- Made in Europe
- DIN EN ISO 14001 (environmentally-considerate manufacturing)
ARRONE – the Complete Range, a brand of HOPPE Group offers a comprehensive range of products designed for use within the commercial and residential door market, including:
- Anti-microbial hardware
- Architectural accessories and signage
- Architectural hinges
- Creative/antibacterial shelving
- Door controls
- Door handles
- Locks and latches
- Panic and emergency hardware
- Pull handles
Experienced HOPPE product experts are available to help with any technical queries and provide specification support. For further information or for technical support, please contact the HOPPE (UK) sales office on 01902 484400.
Lorient Polyproducts Limited
Lorient has a long-established and respected reputation for designing and manufacturing a wide range of market-leading, high-performance door sealing systems. With today’s applications demanding more than ever from doors, a Lorient sealing system provides a cost effective integrated solution; not only offering proven performance in the case of a fire, but also everyday benefits of acoustic and thermal containment; and ease of access.
Lorient also produces a complementary range of fire resistant glazing systems for doors, screens and partitions, together with fire and smoke resistant damper/air transfer grilles for doors, walls and ducts and a range of fire resistant door hardware.
With 40 years’ experience and accumulated knowledge, Lorient prides itself on offering ground-breaking innovations, underpinned by technical excellence and exceptional quality.
Lorient’s dedicated Testing and Technical Services Centre hosts an indicative fire test furnace, many cycling rigs, as well as a state of the art, purpose-built acoustic transmission suite. Lorient also offers a professional and expert fire door inspection service; its Certificated Fire Door Inspectors are fully qualified under the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS); and have been assessed by Exova Warringtonfire.
Most of its products carry CERTIFIRE certification, alongside approvals from both the BBA and IFC.
For more information, visit www.lorientuk.com or call +44 (0)1626 834252.
Lorient is an ASSA ABLOY group brand.
Mann McGowan has been at the forefront of intumescent seal technology for nearly 40 years. Ever since its foundation in 1977, Mann McGowan has been one of the principal pioneers in intumescent technology – developing a whole series of ground-breaking products, providing an unrivalled range of specialist services and forging lasting working partnerships with construction professionals around the world. Today, we’re making a fresh commitment to our customers – with major investment in advanced equipment and increased production, an on-going programme of innovation to introduce new intumescent solutions and further extending our skills and expertise in order to offer the most comprehensive service in the industry.
Mann McGowan are still one of the only companies, that not only supplies intumescent products, but also has the capability to design, manufacture and install in virtually any situation. In other words, a single tried and trusted source of everything involved in intumescent technology. So whether you’re thinking about fire resistance, noise reduction or environmental protection, the answer is always Mann McGowan, the one-stop solution for fire and acoustic seals.
With a vision to deliver peace of mind through quality seals, Norseal are proud to be the UK’s largest stockists of specialist sealing solutions. Dedicated to the design, development and distribution of intumescent and acoustic products, ensuring they meet the very latest industry, British and European standards, including CERTIFIRE, BM Trada and IFC Certification.
Integrity and passion for customer service enables the team to provide products and services that exceeds demand, with next day AM delivery as standard, up-to-date technical advice and a commitment to excellence.
As part of the Athmer group, who have over 60 years’ experience designing and manufacturing sealing solutions, Norseal have access to one of the most advanced testing suites in Europe, testing to all current standards, overseen and certificated by ift Rosenheim. Offering testing facilities for:
- Air, wind and water
- Smoke protection
Based on your requirements, our consultants can design and implement a programme to run in the lab, which allows testing of a variety of components in a range of sizes. As well as door seals, Norseal also stock a wide range of ancillary door products including;
- Fire rated glazing seals
- Electrical and plumbing solutions
- Fire rated ventilation
- Letter plates
- Door viewers
- Threshold plates
- Weather seals
- Finger protection products
Pilkington United Kingdom Ltd
Pilkington UK Limited, manufactures a wide range of float, coated, rolled, toughened and IGU glass products. Our fire protection range now includes Pilkington Pyroclear® a new addition to the tried, tested and trusted fire glass range which also includes the familiar Pilkington Pyrodur®, Pilkington Pyrostop® and Pilkington Pyroshield™2 brands.
Glass is distributed direct to customers, either as stock or as bespoke processed products to meet their needs, either direct from St. Helens or through our network of branches countrywide. Our company is highly focussed on quality and service, continually improving to deliver the benefits of the NSG Group’s technical ability and innovation to the end user.
Specifically fire rated glass options – 30,60,90 and 120mins integrity and integrity / insulation rating
Up to 48dB Rw – as a fire rated option
Document Q and PAS 24 compliant fire rated glasses
With an in house fire test furnace located at our UK R&D centre, we are able to conduct indicative tests on specimens of up to 1130 x 2100mm in size. This resource, which is available for both existing and potential new customer development tests, is invaluable in developing robust and reliable fire resistant glass and glazing systems.
Pyroguard UK Ltd
Pyroguard® is a leading specialist manufacturer of fire-resistant glass products.
With production facilities based in both the UK and France and further sales representation covering the UK & Ireland, France, The Netherlands, Scandinavia, Iberia and the Middle East. Pyroguard is strongly positioned to manufacture and supply the widest range of certified fire glass products on a global scale.
Pyroguard advocates industry best practice, clearly demonstrated through the supply of a wide range of high performance, stockable and cuttable products to the fire door industry that are fully tested and compliant to meet legislative and international standards across E, EW and EI classifications. Furthermore, all of these products are available on short lead times through our approved network of licensed partners and distributors.
With over 25 years’ proven industry experience, Pyroguard can help you select the right product for the right application. We can provide you with the ultimate peace of mind through dedicated technical advice and support all backed up with a vast range of certifications, test evidence, product information and online tools to ensure the right Pyroguard product is chosen to meet fire performance and system specifications.
Pyroguard products are CE marked and registered under ISO 9001:2000
• Pyroguard Integrity
• Pyroguard Integrity Plus
• Pyroguard Rapide
• Pyroguard Rapide Plus
• Pyroguard Protect
• Pyroguard Ultra
• Pyroguard Infinity
For further product information or technical support please contact our specialist team via our website www.pyroguard.eu
Pyroplex Ltd has a worldwide reputation as a leading UK manufacturer of high-performance Fire Containment products. Our Fire Seals and Fire Stopping products are supported by international testing and certification. We hold third party approval under internationally recognised schemes to the highest standards such as CERTIFIRE and IFC. Our technical team serve on many fire related committees and associations and are recognised as fire industry experts.
We manufacture high performance fire seals for use in timber doors, composite doors, metal doors and glazing systems offering fire containment periods of up to 120 minutes. In addition to fire containment properties, we offer solutions with added smoke control and acoustic characteristics.
To effectively contain fire in compartments, we also manufacture and test an extensive range of fire stopping products including solutions for linear joint sealing and penetration sealing. Our fire stopping products include CE Marked pipe collars and wraps, and fire rated sealants.
We offer a custom design and manufacturing service for specific requirements of fire containment products. We can advise on appropriate types of testing and the use of our onsite test furnace for indicative tests, prior to full scale testing at accredited test houses.
Pyroplex® has comprehensive coverage of the UK through our distribution network and our multilingual Worldwide Service Centre and distributor partners provide export markets with a complete service.
Sealed Tight Solutions Limited (STS)
Sealed Tight Solutions Limited (STS) began trading in 2014 and has already had a huge impact on the specialist door manufacturing industry.
We design, manufacture and supply a common-sense range of fully-tested, door sealing and door-glazing solutions for use in fire resistance, smoke leakage and noise reduction applications.
In addition we offer a range of superior, cost-effective ironmongery and each product in the range is supplied with our own, fully-compliant, intumescent protection.
For those in the uPVC & composite doorset industries our unique, flexible, intumescent is the only, fully-tested product of its type in the UK.
All STS products are certified and approved by some of the world’s leading organisations including: BM Trada, IFC, BBA and SRL.
As the demands on our industry continue to grow, so the myriad of legislative and technical requirements on products and systems. STS can manage your research and development programme. With our vast experience in both fire and acoustic testing coupled with a can-do, pragmatic approach, STS offer invaluable technical assistance to guide you through the specification process and, in turn, get your product to market sooner.
Sealmaster is a division of Dixon International Group Limited of Cambridge in the UK. Celebrating over 50 years of cutting-edge research and products. Manufacturers of Intumescent Fire and Smoke Seals, Acoustic, Draught and Weather Seals, Fire Glazing and Structural fire safety as well as bespoke solutions.
Sealmaster offers a comprehensive range of seals to provide high standards of energy efficiency, water-tightness, acoustic performance smoke & fire safety in buildings. The outstanding quality, performance and value of Sealmaster products has been recognised by some of the most discerning independent observers including the Council for Industrial Design, the BBC, the Institute for Sound and Vibration Research, the Building Research Establishment, English Heritage, the Design Council and the Innovation Network – to name a few.
Leading architects and designers frequently choose Sealmaster seals for showcase projects both in the UK and worldwide because we don’t compromise on quality or safety.
Cambridge Fire Research Ltd
Cambridge Fire Research are a UKAS accredited laboratory located in Cambridge, UK and specialising in fire resistance testing.
With two non-loadbearing furnaces we are able to offer tests of a range of separating elements such as partitions, doors and glazed screens, as well as linear joint and penetration seal tests. Tests can be performed to a variety of British, European, US and International Standards.
Element Materials Technology
Element is one of the world’s leading independent providers of materials and product qualification testing, inspection and certification services to the global Aerospace; Transportation & Industrials; Fire & Building Products; and Oil & Gas and Infrastructure sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.
We exist to help our customers to make certain that the materials, products and systems that they make are safe, quality, compliant and ultimately fit for purpose, leveraging 200 years of testing experience and our global testing capabilities
Security, Durability and Weather Testing for all types and configurations of doors and windows.
Acoustic Products Testing for building elements seeking to demonstrate sound insulation performance up to 58dB (Rw) or 73dB (R’w) against BS EN ISO 10140.
Element’s certification division BM TRADA and Warringtonfire operate the Q-Mark and Certisecure product certification schemes.
Warringtonfire Testing & Certification Limited
Warringtonfire, part of the Element Group, specializes in providing a comprehensive range of independent fire testing, assessment, engineering and certification services to international markets from a network of accredited sites across the globe including Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
We exist to help our customers to make certain that the materials, products and systems that they make are safe, quality, compliant and ultimately fit for purpose, leveraging our 40 years of testing experience and our global testing capabilities.
Warringtonfire and BM TRADA operate the Certifire and Q-Mark third party certification schemes for fire door manufacturers.
IFC Certification (International Fire Consultants Group)
International Fire Consultants Group, delivering ‘Confidence in Fire Safety’.
Established for over 30 years IFC Group, are one of the largest independent specialist fire and life safety engineering, design and certification practices in the World.
IFC Certification Ltd are a UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accredited certification and inspection body, and members of the key industry fire safety bodies, providing independent 3rd party assurance and certification services for fire safety products and services. Offering global knowledge with experience in many jurisdictions to British, European and American standards.
Certification schemes are available for product manufacturers, installers and fire risk assessors. IFCC also certify quality management systems (ISO 9001), enhanced security products and as an inspection body IFCC provide independent inspection services. As a notified body IFCC undertake AVCP work to enable clients to CE Mark products.
International Fire Consultants Ltd are an award winning practice of Chartered Fire Safety professionals and engineers with a wide range of skills and expertise.
Services include fire safety strategies, detailed design and assurance, peer review, Expert Witness and Training.
As well as providing the fire safety engineering design of complex buildings, IFC are unique, as a non-laboratory based specialist engineering practice, in undertaking the evaluation of construction products for their ability to meet legislative requirements and/or the performance criteria of fire tests. We do not operate our own furnaces, primarily because it would dilute the focus away from our independence and specialist engineering knowledge. We arrange, manage and observe clients’ testing programmes in 3rd party laboratories.
Fire Sector Federation
The Fire Sector Federation is a forum of debate and discussion. It is where representatives of organisations who work with or within the built, natural, fire and rescue and national resilience environments in the UK can expertly consider issues of common interest.
The Federation seeks to give voice to and exert influence in shaping future policy and strategy related to the UK Fire Sector.