Smart renews membership with Secured by Design
Smart Architectural Aluminium has renewed its membership with Secured by Design (SBD), the official police security initiative initiative.
Over the past forty years, the company has grown to become the UK’s leading supplier of aluminium glazing systems and bespoke aluminium extrusions, building a reputation both for the quality of its products and for its product innovation, design and technical expertise.
Smart’s products and systems are proven in a wide range of new-build and refurbishment projects throughout the UK, spanning the complete range of architectural, commercial, public, new-build and retail applications.
Based in Yatton, North Somerset, Smart’s 60,000m² purpose-built premises house state-of-the-art extrusion, finishing, warehousing and distribution facilities and with a fleet of 10 lorries, the company make daily deliveries to its network of fabricators and installers across the UK. Employing over 400 people, the company has an annual turnover in excess of £100 million.
Smart is a member of the internationally renowned Corialis Group, which has a turnover in excess of £475 million and employs over 2,400 people worldwide. Established in 1984 and with headquarters in Lokeren, Belgium, the group consists of a number of aluminium systems companies with hubs in the United Kingdom, France, Poland and Portugal, with additional facilities in China, South Africa and La Reunion.
Although each Corialis Group company operates independently within its own country, companies are all able to draw on the Group’s wealth of shared technical expertise and experience, as well as its significant product development resources.
Smart has a range of door and window systems that meet Police Preferred Specification. You can find out more about the company and its products here: https://www.securedbydesign.com/member-companies/sbd-members?view=companydetail&account=0011i00000Jpw6jAAB
Kevin Cole, Senior Project Engineer, Smart said: “We provide an extensive range of high-quality and high-performance window and door solutions for homeowners and large scale commercial contracts, and are delighted to have renewed our membership of the Secured by Design initiative for a further three years.
“In the design and development of our product ranges, safety and security are always critical considerations. By adding the widely respected and trusted SBD mark, we are giving customers additional confidence and assurance by meeting the SBD standards.”
SBD Development Officer Emma Snow said: “I am really pleased Smart will be members of SBD for a further three years. The company offers a wide range of quality and innovative products which are manufactured by fabricators across the UK.”