10 big reasons to switch now to our aluminium profiles

As an aluminium fabricator or installer, you’ll understand the importance of offering your customers the best glazing systems available today. Keeping up with industry trends and developments is essential if you want to grow your business and attract new customers.

At exlabesa, we manufacture a suite of aluminium systems which are designed to optimise compatibility and offer fabricators the ability to create bespoke aluminium window, door, and curtain walling systems. When you work with exlabesa, you gain access to a diverse range of high performing aluminium systems and an in-depth industry knowledge unrivalled in the glazing industry. If you’re thinking about trying out a new aluminium supplier, here are 10 big reasons to choose exlabesa.

1. 100% British made profiles

At exlabesa, all our aluminium profiles are extruded in-house at our Doncaster factory. We provide fabricators and installers with a comprehensive service which includes extrusion, anodising, and powder paint finishing. Being 100% British made also allows us to offer extremely competitive prices as we don’t need to worry about import taxes and tariffs.

2. In-house installer & fabricator training

At our Doncaster factory, we offer all our customers the opportunity to visit us to learn from the experts. Our manufacturing team will show you the best methods for glazing system fabrication and bespoke profile design. 75% of our aluminium profiles are compatible with a range of different products to provide excellent customisation capacity.

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3. Extensive range of profiles

Whether you require aluminium casement windows, innovative tilt & turn windows, residential and commercial doors, or shopfronts and curtain walling, we’ve got you covered. Our profiles are interchangeable between systems to provide the best in versatility and customisation.

4. Versatile fabrication

As mentioned above, our profiles are extremely versatile when it comes to fabrication. Using the latest high-tech machinery, we can create bespoke profile sections to help you to meet even the most unusual customer specifications.

5. Excellent lead times

At exlabesa, we are dedicated to providing all our customers with the same outstanding levels of customer service. We offer some of the fastest lead times in the industry and our ordering system is designed to maximise efficiency to ensure you meet all your fabrication and installation deadlines.

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6. Industry leading Xlaslide and Xlafold systems

Both Xlafold aluminium bifold doors and Xlafold aluminium sliding doors are extremely popular with both residential and commercial applications. With super slim sight lines, durable smooth opening functionality, and compatibility with both double and triple glazing, they are an excellent addition to any installers’ product portfolio.

7. 100% recyclable aluminium

Aluminium is a 100% recyclable material. It can be melted down and reformed numerous times without losing any of its quality. At exlabesa, we have developed the Clean Planet initiative. Based on the circular economy, our aim is to create a more sustainable production system to dramatically reduce any negative environmental impact.

8. Global experience – domestic expertise

Exlabesa is a truly international company. With eight production sites located in the UK, USA, Germany, Spain, Poland, and Morocco, we have decades of global industry experience which places us at the forefront of the aluminium industry. This global experience has enabled us to provide UK customers with insight and expertise which far exceeds other domestic aluminium manufacturers.

9. Outstanding thermal performance

At exlabesa, our aluminium glazing profiles feature thermal break technology to maximise energy efficiency performance. With the UK government pledging to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, our aluminium profiles look set to play an important part in revolutionising the glazing industry in line with more stringent Building Regulations requirements.

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10. Aluminium’s increasing popularity

Aluminium has been the material of choice for commercial glazing installations for many years. In recent years it has become increasingly popular with homeowners and residential developers who are now fully understanding its superior performance capacity and attractive aesthetic. Aluminium bifold doors in particular are now viewed as a luxury home improvement for aspirational homeowners across the UK and demand has increased exponentially over the last three years.

As you can see, at exlabesa, we provide all our customers with exceptional levels of aluminium expertise which translates into some of the most versatile and highest performing aluminium profiles available today. At exlabesa you get:

  • Aluminium extruded in the UK
  • Fabricator friendly systems
  • Stock level reduction thanks to full range compatibility of both sections and accessories
  • Superior quality products
  • Cost-effective and competitive prices
  • Smooth and efficient service
  • Industry leading lead times on both single and dual colours
  • Extensive range of standard powder coat colours at the same price point
  • Dedicated loan punch tooling for most preparations with no extra cost

If you’re a glazing fabricator or installer based anywhere in the UK and you’d like to find out more about working with exlabesa, get in touch today. For more information about any of our products or services call 01302 762 500.