Door Industry Journal - Winter 2018

Garador Appoints New Managing Director, Neil Discombe. Leading UK based garage door manufacturer, Garador, is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Discombe as their new Managing Director. Neil joins Garador with a solid background in Industrial Engineering with a Degree & Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Technology and extensive experience in leading manufacturing facilities in Europe and Asia. In his new role, Neil will focus on the development of Garador’s production facility, as well as continuing its commercial success. Neil Discombe commented: “I am delighted to have been appointed Garador’s new Managing Director. With its long history of manufacturing quality garage doors, it is a fantastic opportunity and I am excited to take on this new challenge.” Garador was established in 1948 by Westland Engineers Limited, as part of a diversification strategy away from military products. A purpose-built manufacturing facility was opened in Yeovil in 1984. Since its inception, Garador has grown into one of the UK’s most renowned garage door manufacturers and continues to go from strength to strength. Neil replaced Simon Hipgrave who, after a long and successful tenure at Garador, moved onto pastures new. For more information on Garador and its products, please visit Also online at: THE door industry journal winter 2018

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