Information about the company

FAKRO GB Ltd

Established in 1991, FAKRO is dynamic, innovative and one of the fastest growing manufacturers of roof windows in the world, with around 15% of the global market at present. The UK market is served by FAKRO GB Ltd which operates from offices and a 33,000m2 high bay warehouse close to the M1 and M42 in Swadlincote, Derbyshire. 

FAKRO products are available nationwide via all major builder’s merchants and distributors and online through roofwindows4you.co.uk. We operate a guaranteed fast ordering process enabling all stock items to be delivered within four working days. We also provide a comprehensive pre and post-sales support service offering product information and training through to design and installation advice.  Our Customer Support Service team and Technical Support team have a wealth of building products experience and are available for both on and off-site support or by calling 01283 554755 Monday - Friday 8:30-5pm.

 

Ryszard Florek is co-founder and the current president of FAKRO. He is acknowledged for launching the production of roof windows in Poland.

FAKRO co-founder and the current president is Ryszard Florek

The FAKRO Group, which employs more than 3 300 people

Number of employees

 

  • FAKRO is a global player in the manufacture of roof windows

  • Number two worldwide in the roof window market

  • FAKRO has approximately 15% share of the global market

  • Over 3300 employees

  • 12 manufacturing companies worldwide with 200 thousand sq metres of production and office area

  • 16 FAKRO distribution companies ( England, USA, France, Holland, Spain, Germany, Austria, Italy, Hungary, Russia, Ukraine, Slovakia, China, Latvia, Czech Republic, Denmark)

  • 30 thousand m2 of storage space

  • An extended distribution network in all countries

  • Own modern development and research department ( with over 100 engineers)

  • Owner of many patented and several patent pending solutions

 

Product range

The company invests heavily in the continued development of their product range:

  • wooden and aluminium-clad plastic windows offering different designs and opening methods
  • flat roof windows
  • flashings
  • automatic control
  • access roof lights
  • light tunnels
  • smoke ventilation
  • accessories for roof windows: Venetian blinds, pleated blinds, internal and external roller shutters, external awning blinds
  • installation accessories
  • roofing membranes and underlays

 

Having launched their loft ladders range several years ago the product now holds second place in the international market.

The company's product range, which invests 100% of the profits includes mainly