Garador

New Managing Director, Neil Discombe, for Garador

  • 29 Aug 2018

Garador has announced the appointment of Neil Discombe as its new Managing Director.

Neil joins the leading UK based garage door manufacturer with a strong background in Industrial Engineering, with a Degree & Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Technology and extensive experience in leading manufacturing facilities in Europe and Asia.

In his new role, Neil’s focus will be on the development of Garador’s production facility, alongside continuing its commercial success.

Neil expressed his delight at the appointment: “With Garador’s long history of manufacturing quality garage doors, it is a fantastic opportunity and I am excited to take on this new challenge.”

Neil takes the place of Simon Hipgrave who, after a long and successful career at Garador, is moving onto pastures new.

Garador was established in 1948 by Westlands Engineers Limited, as part of a diversification strategy away from military products.

A purpose-built manufacturing facility was opened in Yeovil in 1984. Since its inception, Garador has grown into one of the UK’s most renowned garage door manufacturers, continuing to go from strength to strength.

Leave a Reply

Latest news

GGF

Brexit 2021 debated at GGF Members’ Week

At the recent GGF Members’ Week, an expert panel from industry and politics gathered to debate the impact of Brexit on the glazing sector. 

Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Exhibitions and Conferences, Glass, Glazing, news, Posts, Seminars, Windows

Crown

Crown Paints continues its support of local community projects

Crown Paints has continued its efforts to add colour to people’s lives during these unprecedented times, through a series of paint donations to community projects nationwide. 

Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Charity work, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation

Delta Membranes

Delta: What are the benefits of using Root Barrier Protection in green roofs?

When it comes to building sustainable homes, Delta Membranes says green roofs are one of the more popular options, given both their ‘green’ factor and aesthetical appearance.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Damp & Waterproofing, Membranes, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, Walls

MRA

MRA shortlisted for 15 Construction Marketing Awards

Full-service agency MRA Marketing has been shortlisted for 15 awards across 10 categories in this year’s prestigious Construction Marketing Awards (CMAs).

Posted in Articles, Awards, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, news