Mila Proves The Perfect Partner For The Fascia Place

News | Mila Partnership

At the start of 2016, The Fascia Place took the decision to stop buying in its windows and doors and to take control of its own production and supply.

The company appointed experienced production manager Stuart Shearman to head up a brand new factory which, 18 months on… Continue reading…

MILA Announces Fully Reversible Hinge Range

News | Mila Products

Just weeks after it announced it was bringing the AXOR range of European tilt and turn hardware to the UK, Mila has followed up with the launch of an enhanced security hinge for fully reversible windows, developed in partnership with another European manufacturer Spilka. Continue reading…

New 3D Printer Promises Even Faster Product Development at Mila

News | Mila Product Development

Mila has reduced the time it takes to produce a precision prototype of a new hardware design from one week to just one day – thanks to its investment in its own high specification 3D printer.

The hardware specialist says that this is having a significant impact on the speed at which it can deliver new products from design stage to production. Continue reading…

Glass News, Face to Face

News | Becky-Lou Sanderson, Internal Sales Representative

Becky-Lou is the face behind the voice for Mila’s customers in the south and south east. Bubbly, enthusiastic and Mila through and through, she’s been selling hardware for 10 years but still gets a thrill from being first to secure a sale on any new product. Continue reading…

Mila Launches New Cost Effective Tilt and Turn Hardware Range

News | Mila Products

Mila has partnered with the award winning European hardware manufacturer AXOR to bring a brand new range of tilt and turn hardware to the UK market.

Suitable for windows from 400mm to 1520mm wide and 370mm to 2390mm high, the new range gives fabricators a cost effective alternative to the Siegenia tilt and turn hardware which Mila already distributes, and widens the choice available for Mila customers. Continue reading…

A Polarised Window Market Doesn’t Have to Mean Bad News

News | Richard Gyde, Managing Director

There’s little doubt that we’re seeing a growing polarisation in the window market – with sales of premium products to affluent householders growing much more quickly than sales of standard alternatives in the more mainstream sector.

The recent figures from AMA Research’s report into the UK Door and Window Fittings market certainly indicate that high value, high security hardware products are considerably outperforming standard mass market products, and the latest Palmer Report again emphasised how market growth is being driven by high end products.

If you’re a fabricator or installer, the received wisdom now seems to be that the only place to position your business for growth is in this premium sector, promoting products like high end composite doors, flush fitting sashes and aluminium bi-folds to customers who are more likely to be older homeowners with more disposable income and less focus on price. Continue reading…