Glass Industry

Aluplast and Plastmo Join Forces

Aluplast and Plastmo Profiles Limited have agreed a strategic alliance, creating a significant player in the UK window and door systems industry.

This positive move is a great strategic fit for both parties and will see the continuation of both brands in the UK market which will include Plastmo's Index, Vogue, Slidex, Rollex and Charisma products alongside aluplast's advanced Ideal 70 system.

The trading relationship will see aluplast re-locate it's UK operations to the Plastmo facility in Northampton, which has benefited from considerable investment over recent years and will provide the new venture with significant operational capabilities. The all-round strength, marketing skills and resources of Plastmo will also be combined with the advanced technological capabilities and considerable global resources of aluplast.

Aluplast chairman Manfred J. Seitz adds "This is great news for customers of both aluplast and Plastmo and will see us all go from strength to strength".

Henrik Jensen, managing director of Plastmo Profiles comments: "This is a fantastic opportunity for both parties to realise improved operational efficiencies and benefit from an ongoing investment programme. Consolidation is inevitable in the UK market and I am certain that we've found the perfect trading partner".

About Aluplast

Aluplast is probably the most dynamic international window and door systems group and the aluplast brand is now ranked number five in the world in this field. aluplast has 10 manufacturing sites throughout Europe and has a further 15 distribution businesses worldwide. 1400 employees are involved in the design, manufacture, sales and distribution of window and door system products, serving a network of some 1600 fabricators who are responsible for around 10 million windows per annum. The Ideal 70 system from aluplast (UK) Ltd is among the very best available in the UK and boasts outstanding energy performance along with a host of features that ensure it stands above the competition.

About Plastmo Profiles 

Plastmo Profiles is one of the UK's leading window and door systems companies, operating from a 9 acre operation in Northampton. Plastmo have a long history of innovation in both their product and service offering and now boast a market leading vertical sliding window, Charisma. Plastmo offer their customer base an unrivalled level of customer, technical and marketing support that includes and an in-house graphic design service and a wide range of materials to support the trade fabricator and installer.