E & SW Knowles opens the door to quality

E & SW Knowles have been leading the door manufacturing industry for the last 95 years.

The family-run business is dedicated to providing customers with the highest quality services, and products, such as FSC timber products as well as meeting the latest regulations and standards, including ISO 9001.

Industry pioneers, with products including ‘forest friendly’ fire-rated doors up to 2 hours FD120 and acoustic doors up to 45DB doors that comply with both fire and sound. Within their extensive range, E & SW Knowles have recently invested in their processes, workforce and equipment.

They’ve invested €250,000 on a brand new state of the art UV roller coating line for the factory floor, which will improve the quality of the lacquered finish of – doors as well as reducing their lead times by 2-3 days.

The new line will enable E & SW Knowles to increase their door volumes, production quality and drying times. £25,000 has also been spent on automated handling system to help factory floor staff work smarter, safer and swifter.

“We want to be able to continue to provide our customers with quality products without them being impacted by long lead times, particularly for bespoke products,” explains Steve Horner.

“We also want to continue to expand and lead the field for another 95 years, if not more, and this investment will enable us to do just that.”

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