Blairs Limited


Blairs Ltd is a leading manufacturer of high quality, bespoke timber windows and external doorsets. Working with the Department of Design, Manufacture & Engineering Management (DMEM) at Strathclyde University, this Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) aimed to adapt the
existing manufacturing software to accommodate a wide range of new product features and improve the overall production line.


  • Dedicated production line introduced capable of quick response manufacturing (QRM)
  • Significant increase in production capacity
  • KTP project exceeded expectations on profit
  • Won a KTP Award Winning Partnership award
  • Professional development and invaluable project management experience for the Associates

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