|Left to Right Dr Jörn Böhl, joint MD of GfA ELEKTROMATEN in Germany,
Chris White, Member of Parliament for Warwick and Leamington
and Andrew Collett, Managing Director of GfA UK Ltd
GfA UK Ltd (formerly a division of Guthrie Douglas Group Ltd) is a leading supplier of drives and controls to the industrial door market in the UK, with offices in Warwick and Warrington.
The company's name change is the culmination of work since July 2013 when the shareholding of Guthrie Douglas Ltd was acquired by the Directors of GfA ELEKTROMATEN in Germany.
As Managing Director Andrew Collett explains:
"As far as customers are concerned it’s very much business as usual. We’ve sold GfA industrial door drive and controls in the UK for many years, as we've always believed they are the best, most innovative and reliable products in the market. Now that we are part of the GfA group however, we can have even greater influence on the development of new products, which is great news for our customers."
He adds: “We've seen a number of changes in the market in which we operate, most notably greater globalisation and an increased emphasis on quality and engineering expertise. Our new positioning as part of the wider GfA group of companies means we are well positioned to lead the way in this competitive and demanding market place."
The change of name was celebrated by staff at GfA UK Ltd on the 6th October 2014 when they were joined by local Member of Parliament for Warwick and Leamington, Chris White and joint managing director of GfA ELEKTROMATEN in Germany, Dr Jörn Böhl
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