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The History of Strongdor

Start of Strongdor - first building

2008-2009

Strongdor first started out in a small village in Bretherton. Our first container delivery of new doors in more than 25 variations arrived, starting the journey of becoming the company you see today. With the first year being a success, we installed a new paint line with an overhead tracking system to keep up with the high demand.

2010

To increase capacity and efficiency Strongdor moves to a bigger and better manufacturing facility in Halton, Lancashire.

Strongdor moves to a bigger and better manufacturing facility in Halton - image of new building
Strongdor once again outgrows the Halton unit and upscales to a factory based in Carnforth - building image

2013

Strongdor once again outgrows the Halton unit and upscales to a factory based in Carnforth, enabling us to grow the Strongdor team for both office and factory staff. Double paint booths were also installed here to increase capacity and reduce lead times, meaning we could offer the best lead time in the industry.

2016

A new ERP system was launched with a door configurator, enabling faster quote turnaround for our clients and increased hardware options from stock.

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2018

With staff numbers now over 50, Strongdor invests in a press brake and punch press machine shop facilities to manufacture doorframes in-house, significantly reducing lead times for customers.

2019

Strongdor takes acoustic rated doors and security to the next level bringing new developments to market including Atakdor, the only door capable of resisting sustained attacks from a petrol Stihl® saw. Continuing to keep innovation at the front of everything we do to ensure our customers receive the products for their projects.

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2020

The expansion continues with Strongdor relocating operations by taking on another purpose built 42,000 square ft manufacturing facility in Morecambe, Lancashire. Featuring a high tech automation line including a Salvagnini and laser to offer enhanced accuracy, quality and service.

2021

Marks Strongdor’s 12th Year Anniversary, the team continues to grow with over 80 staff and an expanded dedicated R&D Department. Despite the huge growth, Strongdor still continues to offer fast quotes, impeccable customer service and industry beating lead times.

2021

Better | Faster | Stronger

Always striving to make our products better for you

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We pride ourselves in our mission of “making life easier for the installer”. As an integral part of how we do business, every choice we make is focussed around you, our customer. Focussing on product innovation to ensure ease of fitting and a high quality finish, to our steel door experts and after sales team are always on hand to offer support, Strongdor are here for you.

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