20th January 2021


Andrew Charlesworth has been promoted to technical director for profine UK and KÖMMERLING, having been with the business since July 2014. More recently, he has added to his department to further help support customers and to implement a new five-year product management plan for the business.

Helping support customers across the UK for the Evolve, KÖMMERLING, Legend and WarmCore brands are John Berry, Steve Holloway, Tony Ward and Simon Coleman who combined, have over 166 years’ experience in the industry between them.

Internally the R&D/Product Management function is also supported by Phil Brown, R&D and product management manager, along with Kevin Wain as lead designer, with a further graduate vacancy in the department yet to be filled. One of the key objectives from a design perspective will be to develop WarmCore further, into a complete and fully integrated product platform for the profine Group as a whole, who are already looking at export opportunities in other key markets.

Andrew Charlesworth, technical director of profine UK and KÖMMERLING enthused: ‘It’s a genuine privilege to be appointed technical director for a business that’s now one of the largest in the UK sector and a strong global brand in all markets. We’ve got a five-year product management plan in place now which I’m genuinely excited about as we look to build the business further in the UK and through export opportunities.’

For further information please visit www.profine-uk.com, e-mail enquiries@profine-uk.com or phone 01623 579200. There’s also a dedicated site for KÖMMERLING at www.kommerling.co.uk. You can also follow them on social media platforms including Twitter @profineuk and @kommerling_uk.

Andrew Charlesworth (centre) with the expanded team.

5th January 2021

profine UK will remain open

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement in the UK that a national lockdown has commenced, we can confirm that profine UK will remain open for business. We will closely monitor the current situation and if any future changes are needed, we will communicate these with our customers in advance.

Stay safe and take care.


19th November 2020

Premislide Perfection for School Renovation Project

A trusted German partner for KÖMMERLING, Kaspari GmbH, recently completed a renovation for Middle School Vulkaneifel in the Ulmen community, Eifel region using the PremiSlide and System 76 tilt and turn product platforms.

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22nd September 2020


profine UK have expanded their sales team following the purchase of the Evolve, Legend and Warmcore brands earlier this year and following on from an 18-month period of strong growth for the KÖMMERLING brand in the UK.

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12th August 2020


profine UK have already begun the foiling of KÖMMERLING 70 profiles at their new facility in Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire, along with the newly acquired PVCu systems, which include the Legend platform and the Evolve vertical sliding sash window.

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31st July 2020


It is with great sadness that profine UK announces the passing away of Keith Vast at his home on Wednesday 29th July, following a prolonged period of ill health.

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27th July 2020


After two and a half years at profine UK as area manager for the south of the UK, Jason Scrivens has been appointed as national fabricated sales manager, following the successful purchase of essential assets from Aperture Group in May, 2020.

The new role is a perfect fit for Jason, given his previous experience in manufactured windows and doors, including vertically sliding sash windows. His new remit will be to help ignite sales of the Evolve sash window which will benefit from the exclusive Greenline compound from profine and sales of fabricated WarmCore products, including bi-folding doors, patio doors casement and flush sash windows.

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28th May 2020


With a highly successful history dating back over 28 years in the commercial sector, the directors and senior management of Solar Windows have set up Solar Calibre Ltd and Solar Norvik Ltd as associated businesses.

This has been for the purchase of manufacturing assets from profine Group that relate sale of essential assets from Aperture Trading Ltd. This enables profine Group to focus on the extrusion of window and door systems, while the newly formed businesses under the Solar name will use their considerable experience in manufacture of windows and doors for the commercial sector, but also with some sales to the trade.

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20th May 2020


profine Group, has acquired essential assets from Aperture Group, formerly Synseal, one of the leading manufacturers of window and door systems in the UK.

The Aperture Group, based in Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire, was known for its brands such as Legend, Synerjy, Evolve, Calibre Doors, Norvik New Build and WarmCore. The deal was for the purchase of both the extrusion and finished products assets from the administrators of Aperture Trading Ltd, for an undisclosed sum….

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