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.

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