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About us

With a state-of-the-art manufacturing capability and unparalleled expertise in design, manufacture and installation, we are innovators in architectural aluminium.

Design. Fabrication. Installation.

How we can help

We have approaching four-decades expertise in the design, manufacture and installation of aluminium curtain walling, facades, commercial glazing systems and aluminium windows and doors. Working in partnership with you at the very start of your project we predict the pitfalls, identify the opportunities and guarantee on-time completions.

We work in partnership, with our suppliers and our customers. Investing time to scope your requirements and deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions which help you to maximise the performance of your building, minimising whole life and life cycle costs.

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Our accreditations

We design, manufacture and install aluminium windows and doors and commercial aluminium glazing to exceed regulatory and building requirements.

UKAS Accredited

We are a UKAS accredited fabricator guaranteeing manufacturing standards and conformity with UK standards through independent testing

UL (Wintech) Winmark

We are a Winmark accredited fabricator guaranteeing product compliance with all requirements under Part Q


Acorn is a long standing member of CAB., The Council for Aluminium in Building.

Constructionline Gold

As a Constructionline Gold member we are verified beyond PAS91 and the Common Assessment Standard

Our approach

We’re with you every step of the way from design to delivery. We’ll work with you to identify opportunities to engineer-in value, so your and your client’s budget is guaranteed to deliver to the max.

We have decades of sector and product experience and an inhouse CAD design capability.

With a 30,000 sq ft purpose-built fabrication facility, we manufacture to exacting standards.

Our NVQ qualified fitting teams, bring attention to detail and skill, to aluminium installations.

Our partnerships

We work with aluminium curtain walling and window systems houses who share our commitment to quality and innovation in the built environment.  

Including Senior Systems, Metal Technology Systems and Technal by Hydro, we can offer you and your clients access to products combining stunning aesthetics and maximum design flexibility, with leading edge innovation in performance and energy-efficiency.

We also work with partners across the commercial sector including the UK’s leading commercial contractors.

Our history

We were founded in Nottingham in 1992 as a specialist manufacturer of aluminium curtain walling, windows and doors, building a reputation as a leading supplier of aluminium windows and doors and architectural glazing systems to the commercial sector.

We moved to our new state-art-the-art manufacturing capability at the end of 2019. Accompanied by major investment in the latest cutting and machining centres and CNC capabilities, it gives us one of the most advanced dedicated architectural aluminium manufacturing facilities in the UK. 

Our values

We are a privately owned business, which remains committed to the values on which we were founded. We do what we say, say what we do – and work with people who do the same.


We are committed to supplying products which support sustainability in the built environment while minimise the impact of our operations in their delivery through manufacturing efficiency, waste reduction and recovery of end-of-life materials.

People first

We are a people business. People and relationships with our supply partners, our customers (and their clients) are key to what we do.

Their safety is our priority. We work to eliminate risk and promote an open culture, which encourages reporting and promotes safety.

We are committed to a culture which fosters respect and opportunity for all, promoting individual development and learning.

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