Richard's Blog

Mila  >  blog
Author: Richard Gyde Created: Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Observations about Mila Hardware and our industry

I like to think that my blog is a popular section on the Mila website - and certainly some weeks it gets more hits than any other page. Last week though, things were off the scale with my post reassuring fabricators that Mila is still supplying the full range of products from Siegenia receiving more than 1000 hits.

Read More »

News that Siegenia-Aubi Ltd is to stop supplying its products via one of our biggest competitors has caused quite a stir this week and has understandably unsettled a number of fabricators who rely on many of the highly specialised products from the leading German manufacturer.

Read More »

Mila can never be accused of being a ‘me too’ company – we're constantly innovating and looking for ways to create new sales opportunities for our customers.

Read More »

Mila benchmarks its systems and performance against the very best companies in other industries.

Read More »

There was an interesting thread on the Renegade Conservatory Guy recently criticising conditions in Chinese hardware factories, putting forward the idea that there might be some mileage in the UK for a 'Fairtrade' range of hardware.

Read More »

You may have noticed the online ordering button that sneaked onto our website at the end of 2009 in preparation for our launch of a full e-commerce solution this year, part of our bigger e-strategy.

Read More »

I had the honour this week of being the guest editor for Emap’s Glasswire newsletter - take a look at www.glasswire.co.uk.

Read More »

Next week, we'll be opening the new Mila Test Centre opposite our Daventry HQ.  The test centre has existed for well over 20 years carrying out PAS23/24 and BS7950 testing for customers and has always been a well used and valued resource.

Read More »

2010 is Mila Hardware’s 30th anniversary. We’ve got lots of things planned to mark the event and I’m sure we’ll be talking a lot during the year about the successes we’ve achieved over the last three decades and the strengths and values which have got us this far.

Read More »

Firstly, I’d like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year.

Read More »