Smart locks come of age

News | Events & Exhibitions

Over the last year or so, there’s been a fairly dramatic shift in how the industry has come to view smart locks. They have quickly gone from niche to mainstream as both fabricators and installers have come to recognise that they now represent a very real profit opportunity.

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Mila is getting Smart at FIT

News | Events & Exhibitions

I think Mila will surprise a few people at the FIT Show with a stand devoted to just one single product – the brand new Avia secure smart lock from Mighton Products.

Mila has recently been appointed as the exclusive UK trade distributor for this innovative smart lock. So, with so much buzz at this year’s FIT Show around smart technology and the profit potential which it presents for fabricators and installers, it’s the perfect opportunity for us to join forces with Mighton to showcase exactly why we think this lock is the best smart solution for our customers.

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Making the Smart Choice

News | Events & Exhibitions

I’ve no doubt that there will be lots of fabricators and installers working in the retail market heading to the FIT Show this month with the specific intention of identifying the perfect smart lock for their businesses.

There’s huge momentum building around this technology at the moment and it obviously represents a great opportunity to increase margins on new business and, if you choose the right product, to revisit previous installations and generate profitable repeat business as well.

Looking at the FIT Show exhibitor list though, fabricators and installers could almost find themselves spoilt for choice. As well as the established names, there are several new entrants to the market all promising something slightly different.

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There’s More to Mila

News | Marketing

Proving once again that ‘there’s more to Mila’, the industry’s leading hardware specialist has expanded its marketing team with the appointment of Laura Chapman as a digital design and marketing executive.

With a degree in media design and a background in the home improvement sector, Laura brings the perfect blend of technical skills and real world experience to her new role.

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Tingdene Homes Chooes Mila’s New Hero Range

News | Mila Customers

It was the competitive price of Mila’s HERO window and door handles which triggered the initial enquiry from park homes specialist Tingdene Homes, but it was the product quality and service back up which persuaded the team to make the eventual switch to HERO from their previous hardware supplier.

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Mila Passes the Test for Notaro Window

News | Mila Customers

When Bridgwater based Notaro Windows needed Approved Document Q (ADQ) accreditation for windows they were installing in a new housing development, they could relax knowing that all they had to do was ask Mila to help.

Mila has been Notaro Windows’ hardware supplier for more than a decade and they took care of the whole project for them, advising on the window and hardware specification and arranging the PAS24 security testing required for ADQ.

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