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Carl F Groupco Partners with Yale

Established hardware distributor Carl F Groupco has partnered with Yale to supply the leading lock manufacturer’s full product range. This announcement is the latest in a series of significant developments by Carl F Groupco that will maintain the company’s position at the forefront of the UK’s Fenestration hardware market. Commenting on the importance of the Read more…


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Carl F Groupco Reduces Carbon Footprint

LED lighting has been installed across Carl F Groupco’s Peterborough warehouse, along with motion sensors that will further increase energy savings. The advancement is the latest initiative by the hardware distributor to minimise impact on the environment. At the hub of Carl F Groupco’s business, working to meet the company’s On Time In Full delivery Read more…


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Carl F Groupco Hardware Heroes: SmartSecure

An article written for Clearview Magazine June 2019 In the latest Hardware Heroes report from Carl F Groupco, the established distributor puts SmartSecure into the spotlight. The launch of the brand in 2016 put Carl F Groupco at the forefront of electronic locking and access control in the fenestration industry and SmartSecure has proven highly Read more…


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SmartSecure Innovative Residential Solutions

Trombé has successfully completed a SmartSecure installation at a high-end residential property. The specialists in the design and installation of modern, structurally glazed buildings and extensions chose Carl F Groupco’s new generation electronic locking solution to meet a brief to provide secure rear access to the home via a glass garden room. Easy operation using Read more…


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Key Questions for SmartSecure

In this article for Total Installer, John Mitchell, Technical Manager for Carl F Groupco answers questions about the company’s SmartSecure electronic locking and access control brand. Q: SmartSecure was at the forefront of Smart Tech for the hardware industry when it was launched in 2016, why did you take this initiative? A: SmartSecure has been Read more…


Automatic FUHR Lock is High Flyer for Carl F Groupco

Hardware distributor Carl F Groupco’s collaboration with German lock manufacturer FUHR dates back to 1962 and FUHR products consistently feature in the company’s best seller list. With a 13% increase in sales in the trading year 2018-2019, a current top performer is the FUHR multisafe 833 automatic door lock. Described by lock supply specialists Carl Read more…


Carl F Groupco Celebrates Third Anniversary of SmartSecure

Carl F Groupco is celebrating the third anniversary of SmartSecure – the launch of the electronic locking and access control brand in 2016 put the hardware distributor at the forefront of Smart tech for the fenestration industry. As specialists in the supply of locking systems with over 60 years’ experience of window and door hardware distribution, Read more…


Carl F Groupco appointments support service strategy

Hailey Melisi and Stephen Lee have joined Carl F Groupco’s internal sales team. Working as Sales Co-ordinators for the hardware distributor they assist in the company’s focus on the provision of tailored support. With previous experience in customer service roles, Hailey and Stephen have received extensive training in product and procedures to provide comprehensive advice Read more…