Leading hardware distributor, Carl F Groupco has successfully secured a tender to continue full hardware supply to one of the largest social housing providers in Wales, Tai Tarian. Having supplied window and door hardware for the past five years, the contract has recently been awarded for another three to five years.
Servicing over 9000 properties in the Neath Port Talbot County Borough, Tai Tarian is one of the only housing associations in Wales that manufacturer PVC windows and doors for its own properties, leaseholders, and external clients. With exacting standards, the doors and windows supplied by Tai Tarian are fabricated to Secured by Design and PAS 24 security standards and provide Energy Rating Scheme certification.
With a proven history supplying large scale projects, Carl F Groupco are well placed to continue hardware supply to Tai Tarian. As one of the only major independently owned distributors in the UK, Carl F Groupco’s access to leading hardware brands including Cotswold, FUHR, Hoppe, Kenrick, Rapier Star, Roto and Yale has been key in securing the tender.
Commenting, Steve Meredith, Production Manager for Tai Tarian said:
“Aside from the product range and delivery service, a big reason for Carl F Groupco being awarded the tender is down to their customer service levels. Especially Andrew Price, Nathalie McKee, Lyn Richards, Carlia Corras and Lorraine Robinson. They’ve all been exceptional, all period.”
John Crittenden, Managing Director for Carl F Groupco added:
“I’m immensely proud of the team for their efforts over the past five years working on this contract, and it just goes to show how important our emphasis on exceptional service is to our customers. We look forward to working with Tai Tarian over the coming years and I know our team will continue to exceed their expectations.”
Carl F Groupco supply a full range of window and door hardware to Tai Tarian, including Yale Lockmaster door locks, Platinum 3* cylinders, Sparta window handles, Hoppe Tokyo and Birmingham door handles, Kenrick Centurion shootbolt espagnolettes, Roto door hinges, Cotswold friction stays and Rapier Star screws.
In addition to products supplied, Carl F Groupco are proud to support Tai Tarian’s Community Benefit Scheme, our donations funded many projects including numerous biodiversity projects, outdoor learning facilities, a freezer for a volunteer group distributing food to the elderly and vulnerable, and gifts for young carers through their Acts of Kindness funds.
With a trading history dating back over 70 years, Carl F Groupco has a strong reputation for hardware expertise and the company prides itself on supplying it’s UK fabricator partners large and small. The team are always on hand to provide advice on the most appropriate hardware solutions for all projects.