The forecast is clear and bright as Stoke-on-Trent’s Central Glass invest in jobs and growth

Investment in state-of-the-art machinery and a clear business strategy has seen sales grow at Stoke-on-Trent-based Central Glass and Windows.

The Hanley-based company is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2020 and goes into its second decade with confidence having made a significant investment in CNC fabrication machinery. This has resulted in new work across the UK.

Recent contracts have included the fabrication of aluminium windows and doors, with the installation into a number of car showrooms, schools and shops. Central Glass and Windows have also secured a further new market, fabricating Bi-folding doors for local builders, to be installed into new build homes.

The new fabrication machinery means that Central Glass and Windows have the capability to design and build aluminium frames to any specification with the Smart Aluminium Range.

Founded in 2010 by father and son David and Gareth Dunn and their two business partners Dean Simpson and Adrian Mellor, Central Glass bucked the trend to grow during the global recession and are now forecasting continued expansion as the company nears its 10th anniversary this year.

“Our team has grown by around a quarter, to 20, over the past three years and we’ve gained a significant new business advantage by starting to fabricate our own aluminium windows,” said Director Gareth Dunn.

“By fabricating aluminium frames ourselves, we are not reliant on suppliers and can complete commercial fit out jobs more efficiently. Now, the company is purchasing a CNC Machine, using computer aided design technology to once again improve our manufacturing processes.”

From premises at Broom Street, Hanley, Central Glass and Windows have a national outreach and work with large companies, such as fast food restaurant chains, schools and colleges, councils, architects and builders.

The company supplies and fits new windows throughout the UK and has a 24/7 call out service to replace broken windows within a 25-mile radius of Stoke-on-Trent.

The company also works on homes, supplying and fitting windows, doors and conservatories and offering a repair service.

“We have seven vehicles and they are out on contracts across the country, for example, we ‘ve recently completed jobs in Yeovil and Anglesey,” said Gareth.

“My dad has worked in the glazing industry for 46-years and I followed him into the trade. As we have been able to grow our workforce, I am now able to focus more of my time on business planning to ensure further future growth.

To find out more about Central Glass and Windows, please go online to www.centralgw.co.uk.

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