Door Industry Journal - Winter 2017

Also online at: THE door industry journal winter 2017 10 120 years and still going strong This year, dhf announced the launch of its new branding and website and there couldn’t be a better year to reflect on its vision and values. Celebrating 120 years at the top, the Tamworth-based trade association can trace its heritage right back to 1897. Since then, dhf has, in one form or another, been serving the needs of its now over 400 members diligently and committedly and is considered the ‘go to’ organisation for technical advice and training. Its ultimate objective is to raise industry standards. industry news feature • Brass Masters Association formed 1897 • Change of name to National Brassfoundry Association (NBA) 1943 • Federation formed consisting of 2 associations ABHM and NBFA • Eric Skelding becomes secretary 1974 • DSA becomes Door and Shutter Manufacturers’ Association (DSMA) 1984 1940 • Steel Rolling Shutter Association formed later to become Door and Shutter Association (DSA) 1947 • 50th Anniversary of NBA 1974-1984 • Bernard Henderson suggests that NBA/ABHM could provide secretarial services to DSA CEO, Bob Perry

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