KAT Planning for Growth

KAT Welcomes Peter Blair, Mike Sawyer and Julie Wales

Surging growth in demand from customers, coupled with a major product development drive has led to the creation of 3 new KAT management roles.

Mike Sawyer Joins KAT with CP

Mike Sawyer – KAT Joinery

KAT are possibly the only UK based manufacturer to supply high specification doors, windows and lantern roofs in all three materials; Aluminium, PVCu and Timber.

Peter Blair – KAT Ireland

Peter Blair joins the sales team to represent KAT in Ireland. Peter is hugely respected in the industry and brings a wealth of experience, much of it gained on the board of Network Veka. Peter comments:

“Joining KAT to develop sales in Ireland was an easy decision. KAT are head and shoulders above the rest in terms of service and innovation. The range is quickly becoming the most comprehensive portfolio of specialist glazing products available. KAT has a culture which demands first rate quality and on time delivery, every time. I am really looking forward to working with existing and new customers in Ireland.”

Mike Sawyer – Customer Service Manager, KAT Joinery

Mike Sawyer joins as Customer Service Manager at KAT Joinery. Mike has spent over 30 years running timber factories for specialist joinery manufacturers. KAT are planning to utilise Mike’s skills to further develop the Timber door range including residential, French, and bifolds. Mike said:

“KAT Timber is currently the smallest division at KAT but I can see the opportunity it presents as our retail customers move up market. I know we will be successful by offering KAT customers innovative timber solutions using Accoya, which has a 50 year guarantee.”

Julie Wales – Operations Manager

Julie Wales joins as Operations Manager responsible for all four manufacturing operations. Julie has been a senior production manager for over 25 years in the building products sector. Julie stated:

“I have been recruited specifically to improve management systems and manufacturing procedures at KAT and to lead the manufacturing team towards our goal of being a world class business.”


Chris Powell, Commercial Director concludes, “These are really exciting developments at KAT and these three key appointments demonstrate our dedication to excellence in support of our customers.”

KAT is the market leader in high specification doors and windows in all three major materials; Aluminium, PVCu and Timber. So whether your project is for bifolding doors, in-line or lift and slide patio doors, residential entrance doors, box sash windows, flush casement windows or Lantern roofs, KAT offer a bespoke ‘Life Engineered’ solution.

KAT has manufacturing facilities and showrooms in Macclesfield, Hazel Grove and Newhaven.  For more information contact KAT on 01625 439666, [email protected], katuk.co.uk

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