Manufacturing

Leeds-based window specialist increases volumes by 50% and creates jobs.

Tuesday 19 January 2021, 2:07 PM

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Morley Glass has increased demand from existing customers and an influx of new customers has seen manufacturing capacity rise from an average of 2,500 to 3,500 integral blinds a week.

Managing director Ian Short said: “We moved to new 50,000 sq ft premises in 2016 with a view to increasing the number of our Uni-Blind® sealed units we could manufacture with ScreenLine® integral blinds inside. Our five-year plan was to reach 3,500 blinds a week and it’s amazing that we’ve reached that figure despite the Government lockdowns and a six-week shutdown last year.

2020 has been a strange and challenging year for many individuals and businesses. The increased demand from homeowners looking to invest in home improvements post-lockdown surprised us all, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to slow down any time soon. Integral blinds are proving to be an excellent profit generator for our customers as they upsell to those people who now recognise the true value of a home that provides privacy, sun shading and a comfortable living and working environment.

“We have taken on five new members of staff and added three more vans to our delivery fleet. We have a close working relationship with Pelini in Italy and offer the full range of ScreenLine® blinds to UK customers both for residential and commercial projects.

We are committed to investing in our high-quality manufacturing processes, our marketing efforts, customer service and technical support to ensure our customers can rely on us for the best quality products and the best service.

Morley Glass & Glazing’s Uni-Blinds® range provides the widest choice of integral blinds in double and triple glazed units, with all manual, solar and motorised versions available.

The business provides unrivalled technical support for Uni-Blinds® customers, being the only UK supplier of integral blinds to have dedicated customer support engineers on the road. It also stocks the largest range of ScreenLine® system spare parts in Europe with £1 million of ScreenLine® components available within 24 hours.

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