Innovative market-leading brands

We design, develop, manufacture & distribute quality own-brand hardware for windows & doors, as well as market-leading brands including Siegenia & Yale.

We truly love what we do. Our teams are experts in their field and our values are based on truth and integrity. Combined, these things are the essence of Mila’s DNA.

Choose Mila

14 reasons why…
  1. Over 10,000 SKUs available from our 60,000 sq ft Daventry warehouse
  2. Good, better, best hardware ranges to suit PVCu, timber & aluminium window & door applications
  3. Mila own-brand products account for more than 60% of our business
  4. Market-leading service record – 98.0% On Time In Full (OTIF) delivery score in 2017 with over 210,000 order lines shipped on the day the order was received in 2017
  5. Largest Yale & Siegenia distributor in the UK
  6. 3rd party products delivered to market faster and more efficiently than any other distributor YTD – 99.1% OTIF
  7. £250,000 tooling investment in 2017 for over 30 products
  8. 99.75% product conformance in 2017
  9. The ONLY hardware supplier to win 5 awards in the prestigious G-Awards in the last 7 years
  10. The only hardware supplier in the industry to process orders until 5pm daily
  11. High warehouse performance levels – 98.95% delivery accuracy & 99.9% order pick accuracy
  12. Technical team can provide on-site support for customers at their factories to advise of best practice & help them to fabricate more efficiently & we have a dedicated technical hotline
  13. In-house marketing team delivering responsive customer support
  14. The only hardware supplier to have a regular knowledge-leadership residency – TechTalk which we have held for over 5 years – in leading trade magazine Glass News

We’re BIG on Product Design

Ideas, imagination, innovation & inventiveness – all in-house. Our Product Design team are immersed in a world of hardware creativeness – and they love it.

  1. Over 30 products ‘on the drawing board’ at any one time – including customer bespoke products
  2. In-house 3D product modelling with SolidWorks Solid-Modelling software & rapid prototype printer
  3. In-house packaging design & large format printing
  4. £30k annual spend on rapid prototyping
  5. 8 international patents granted
  6. 15 international patent applications pending
  7. 11 European Design Registrations granted
  8. Bespoke product design & development for market-leading fabricators including Solidor, Ian Firth, Rocal, AluK, SafeStyle UK, Duffells, Smart Systems and Senior Architectural
  9. Bespoke product branding & laser etching
  10. Quality assurance product validation & testing

 

UKAS Accredited Mila Test Centre

  1. The Mila Test Centre is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory, no. 9868. This means it is independently audited & assessed.
  2. It provides UKAS accredited testing to PAS 24:2016 (enhanced security testing for windows & doors) and BS EN 1670:2007 (corrosion resistance)
  3. It also offers indicative testing to BS 6375 1/2/3 (performance standard including cycle & weather testing) and TS007 (Enhanced security for replacement door cylinders & security hardware – to combat the problem of lock snapping)
  4. Mila sits on main industry boards & steering groups that advise & drive standards in the fenestration industry including the GGF, SBD & the DHF
  5. We are the only hardware supplier to have a residency in industry trade newspaper Glass News. With over 25 years of technical experience & testing expertise, our Technical Manager shares his knowledge in his ‘TechTalk’ column

Mila Group Business Overview

  1. Mila UK is a designer, manufacturer & distributor of own-brand hardware products, as well as branded products
  2. We were established in Denmark over 40 years ago
  3. We are part of the Arran Isle group of companies
  4. Pan-European with Mila businesses in Britain, Ireland, Denmark & Baltic States
  5. UK sister companies include Window Ware, Carlisle Brass & EuroSpec
  6. American businesses include La Salle Bristol

Corporate Social Responsibility

Ethical sourcing, responsible manufacturing, honest trading & looking after the well being of our staff

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Heritage

Way back When

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Careers

If, like us, you’re fanatical about fenestration & have hardware in your heart, you’ve come to the right place…

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Experts

Meet the Team

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