Woodmarque acquires Bristol-based business to boost door-set capacity by 30%

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An Irish-based door-set and joinery manufacturer has acquired a key Bristol-based supplier in a move that is set to drive growth and increase capacity. Woodmarque, founded in 1977, manufactures specialist joinery, fire door-sets and contract furniture, confirmed today it had acquired Bristol-based Doorlining.com Ltd for an undisclosed sum.

Woodmarque Managing Director, Ronan Quinn, said the acquisition of Doorlining.com Ltd, which had been a long-standing part of the company’s supply chain, would bring a host of major strategic benefits.

“As well as giving us an additional 30,000 sq ft of manufacturing space in Bristol with 20 staff, the purchase will give us a key strategic presence just two hours from London, where our biggest market is located.

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“There will also be considerable benefits for our carbon footprint and in terms of our overall efficiency.”

Woodmarque Managing Director, Ronan Quinn.Woodmarque Managing Director, Ronan Quinn.
Woodmarque Managing Director, Ronan Quinn.

Established in January 2003, Doorlining.com Ltd describes itself as a leading manufacturer of made to measure Door Linings, Frames, Screens and Doorsets in the UK.

Woodmarque has embarked on a measured growth strategy growing its manufacturing facility in Dungannon from 50,000sq ft in 2019 to 130,000 sq ft, with employment numbers doubling and turnover increasing six-fold in the past decade. The firm works mainly in the commercial sector for contractors and developers working on residential developments, office fitoutsand hospitality.

The company’s products have been used in an array of high-profile locations throughout the UK and Ireland including the O2 Hotel and Apartments and the Nobu Hotel in London, several Maldron, Marriott and Hilton properties throughout the UK and premium apartments in London, Brighton, Dublin, and Belfast.

Woodmarque founded by current chairman, Brian Quinn, remains a family-owned business. It has invested £3.5m in the past five years in a range of equipment, people, and its own Training Academy.

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