Leading hardware supplier Kenrick has appointed Daran Woodcock as technical support manager.
Daran has joined Kenrick from The Residence Collection, where he was technical support engineer. Daran, who is celebrating 21 years in the industry this year, has also worked in engineering and technical roles for a number of well-known names in the industry, including Epwin, Wintech and Emplas.
Based at Kenrick’s headquarters in West Bromwich, Daran will provide technical support to Kenrick’s nationwide customer base. He will help customers with any technical queries or testing requirements and provide training on any new products. He will also be involved in new product development and will take responsibility for all BSI and PAS 24 testing at Kenrick.
On his new appointment, Daran said: “I have known Kenrick for many years and have used their window and door locks, so I know that the quality of their products is second to none. When the opportunity came up to join the business I jumped at the chance. I’m looking forward to the variety of role and working with Kenrick’s customers to provide them with a high standard of technical support and customer service.”
Steve Williams, Kenrick’s sales and marketing director, who will be marking 45 years in the industry this year, added: “Welcome to Daran. He is highly experienced in the industry and the wealth of technical knowledge he brings will really help us to bolster the service we provide to customers. Daran will play a pivotal role in new product development too and we have many exciting new developments in the pipeline that he will be involved in.”
Kenrick is a leading supplier of hardware solutions for PVCu, aluminium and timber window and door systems. The company has a proud heritage spanning more than 200 years, having been established by Archibald Kenrick who manufactured buckles and livery fittings. Kenrick’s range of top quality products includes the market leading Excalibur multi-point locking system, the four-point Centurion system and the Easifit and Espagnolette locking systems.