MILA publishes the key to quality hardware

News | Publishing

Mila has just published the latest version of its iconic Key product catalogue – The Key 8. Described as the best ever guide to the Mila range, it has been completely redesigned and updated to make it even more usable and accessible for customers.

The 450+ page Key 8 is available on the Mila website as a PDF for those who want to access it on laptops or mobiles, or as a printed A5 catalogue for customers who want to keep a copy on their desk, on their workbench or in their glovebox. Continue reading…


MILA Leaps Ahead with New Website

News | Website

Mila has launched a brand new website, which it says puts it even further ahead of the competition.

The new website at www.mila.co.uk transforms Mila’s online presence thanks to a contemporary new design and intuitive navigation. It is optimised for use on any type of screen and is packed with all the product and technical information which customers could ever need.

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Component supplier of the year award for MILA

News | Awards, Richard Gyde, Managing Director

Mila was named Component Supplier of the Year at the November G-Awards for the third time in seven years. Managing Director Richard Gyde explained some of the secrets behind the company’s ongoing success.

We were the only hardware company to win at the G-17s and in fact we were the only hardware company to even make the shortlists. Because the awards only recognise performance over the previous year, that says a lot, I think, about how well we outperformed the market in 2016/17.  Continue reading…


Voice of the Industry, Glass News

News | Richard Gyde, Managing Director

Having been named the Component Supplier of the Year at the G-17s in November, everyone at Mila is feeling very positive about 2018.

Of course there will be challenges – not just from Brexit, but from the rising commodity prices which were an issue for the whole hardware sector throughout 2017. Continue reading…


MILA wins component supplier of the year at the G-17S

News | Awards

Mila was named the Component Supplier of the Year at the G-17 Awards, in recognition of its outstanding work in tackling the industry wide issue of hardware corrosion, and its decision to deliver a new programme of Smart Hardware, Simple Guarantees to customers.

Managing Director Richard Gyde collected the trophy on behalf of the whole team, which included sales, marketing, testing, supply chain and warehouse representatives, all of whom had been key to Mila’s success in 2016/17. Continue reading…


UKAS accreditation means MILA test centre is now a one stop shop

News | Performance

Mila’s Test Centre in Daventry has just been awarded UKAS accreditation, allowing it to formally assess window and door hardware to both PAS24 2016 for security and BS EN1670 2007 for corrosion resistance.

This is the culmination of many months of hard work by the specialist Mila team behind the Test Centre, where the focus is exclusively on testing of windows and doors. It has centred around the fine calibration of equipment and the formalisation of procedures to meet the strict UKAS audit requirements. Continue reading…