Information about FAKRO


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 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