Case Study - Custom design

 Dortrend is renowned for having the expertise, innovative thinking and manufacturing knowledge to supply exactly what is required, aesthetically and mechanically, for your project

We were given a brief by Franchi PLC London to develop a pull handle for the prestigious project at 20 Fenchurch Street, EC3 for offices for Markel  International.
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The original sample offered by one of our competitors flexed excessively, particularly as some of the doors were very heavily glazed.

The requirement called for a long rigid pull handle with a consistently softened edge, which is difficult to achieve on a 1800mm length of material.  Dortrend's design also featured substantial legs which were flush all round so that they look as though fashioned from a single piece of metal. 

All these requirements were achieved by our skilled and experienced craftsmen. Dortrend is a large enough manufacturer to supply major projects but small enough to help develop unique products to our customer’s exact requirements and to a very high standard.


The handles were supplied in a matt black soft-to-the-touch finish

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