J. Banks has a proud history of manufacturing safety and security products for over 160 years and claims to be at the forefront of the design, development and production of a wide range of door and window hardware solutions.
The company’s purpose built 40,000ft2 factory is centrally situated close to the major motorways network and houses a wide range of advanced manufacturing equipment, together with extensive design facilities that include multiple 3D CAD stations, rapid prototyping, in-house product testing and bespoke product development technology. The company’s extensive production facilities include multi-axis machining, presswork, assembly, precision turned parts, plastic injection moulding, pressure zinc diecasting, metal finishing, stockholding and distribution.
According to J. Banks, the company’s continuous investment in its skills base, and a programme of integrating the very latest advances in production technology has ensured that the company is in an ideal position to provide a comprehensive range of innovation, design, development and manufacturing services to meet the very latest hardware requirements of the door and window industry.
The firm says its manufacturing skills are highlighted by the number of ‘first in the UK’ products credited to J.Banks in recent years, which reportedly include: steel cable restrictors, concealed locking window restrictors, dedicated timber bi-fold hardware suites, bespoke bi-fold hardware systems, pop out and flush designed operating handles, together with numerous hinges, handles, safety and security devices, each designed to meet individual client specifications.