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The Automatic Door Company (ADC) was formed in 2002 as a division of The JPF Group to respond to the ever increasing demand for specialist access and egress solutions.

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The Automatic Door Company (ADC) was formed in 2002 as a division of The JPF Group to respond to the ever increasing demand for specialist access and egress solutions.

About Us

ADC is a forward-thinking, growing, family run business established in 2002 with strong ties to the local community. We still work to the same values that we had when we started 20 years ago, caring about quality and ensuring we deliver the best possible service we can to our customers!

Committed to the local community

As a large local employer, we try to give back to the community as much as possible. We work with several local charities and businesses, raising funds and striving to build a better society for everyone involved. We have developed a great reputation in our local community over the past 20 years, working with a huge array of clients from the big to the small!
“Growth and Profitability has allowed us to extensively invest in our development as well as providing local people with good jobs and long term prospects” Mike Parker (Chairman)

What we do and how we do it!

As a leading manufacturer of bespoke aluminium entrance and façade projects, our work can be seen on a wide cross section of public and private sector developments, from schools, civic buildings and hospitals to iconic office, apartment and retail developments. We specialise in all architectural aluminium glazing from standard windows and doors to high impact frameless glazing and curtain wall solutions.

High quality products, manufactured in the UK

Our high tech factory is equipped with the latest manufacturing machinery enabling us to create bespoke products to meet every customer’s needs and expectations, ensuring we are competitive in our marketplace and allowing us to lead the way in design and innovation!

We work closely with all our customers to ensure that the finished product meets their requirements, specifications and budget whilst being delivered to the high quality we pride ourselves on providing. Each customer will be appointed a dedicated Project Manager who will work with them to ensure the process runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible from the initial survey right through to site installation and handover.

Accredited/ certified for your reassurance

From our origins in 1997, The JPF Group have strived to exceed normal standards in the industry by creating a competitive advantage through the continual improved performance provided by a variety of industry accreditations and awards.

How we got to where we are today! A brief history of JPF

How did we get from the small family run start up business to the leading company we are today?
The JPF Group was founded in 1997 by Mike Parker and Nick Judge.

In 2002, having successfully completed 7 years in the industry, JPF identified another specialist niche in the market place. We were called upon to provide more and more automated doors for their projects which meant they had to depend on the performance of what was available in the market place at the time, which invariably was one of the large multinational automatic door companies.

These companies were finding it difficult to handle the increase in volume that came with boom of the early 2000’s (mainly due to the imposition of the Disability Discrimination Act (relating to access) which made it compulsory for all commercial buildings to provide ease of access for wheelchair users), so JPF made the decision to create our own automatic door company and ADC was conceived.

Following the death of JPF Director Nick Judge in 2008, the Parker family took sole ownership and running of the company with Group Chairman, Mike Parker firmly at the helm. In 2016 following his semi-retirement, Mike placed the overall running of the company to a highly trained and qualified management team headed up by his son Richard.

Here at ADC we are continually striving to improve the way we operate. We have a great team of employees, from the fabricators through to installation, administration and management, we ensure that every employee is appropriately trained and they are fully committed to the ADC work ethic. We are where we are today due to our own endeavours and tenacity.

The Dream Team

We know our staff make JPF the company that it is and we would be nothing without the ADC team!

Our team of highly knowledgeable individuals have the experience and technical expertise to ensure we are the best at what we do!

We strive to create a positive work environment full of happy, engaged employees who all work towards one cause. We’re all part of the same team and we work together to ensure everyone feels supported in their role, competent to complete their job and committed to providing the best level of service we can!

“They are young, enthusiastic and professional but above all they have a genuine sense of ownership” Mike Parker (Chairman)

We reward those who work hard to prove themselves! Many of ADC’s higher level management and board members all began their ADC careers in other jobs and have worked their way up to the roles they have today

We’re a thriving and dynamic company committed to employee engagement and satisfaction all round! We provide all our staff with the training they need to be able to complete their jobs including both internal (in our in-house training facility) and external training. From NVQ’s to Diplomas, Specialist Leadership and Management Courses to Specialist industry courses such as ADSA, DHF etc., ADC are committed to improving our employee’s skills and making them into better people!

Do you want to join a successful and growing business full of innovative thinkers, team players, and hard workers? Apply today!

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Meet the Team Areas We Serve Vacancies
  • “ADC are a very professional company whom we enjoy working with. They provide a professional and efficient service providing benefits to us and our customers. Annabelle Williamson SDG Access.”

    SGD Access (Annabelle Williamson)
  • “Edge Hill University have been using ADC for the installation, servicing and reactive repairs of our automatic doors for a number of years. The work they have carried out is neat, tidy and has been delivered to a high standard. Site Engineers are always well presented, polite and communicate in a professional manner, Customer Service Excellence is a core requirement for Edge Hill University. I would not hesitate to recommend (working with) The Automatic Door Company. Technical enquiries are always responded to in a prompt manner, with Administrative Staff willing to help in any way they can.”

    Edge Hill University (Mark Burton, Facilities Manager)
  • “On a busy university campus its vital that the infra-structure runs smoothly. ADC have maintained and repaired the doors here for many years, giving us a very dependable service at a competitive price, and moreover total piece of mind.”

    Edge Hill University (Colin Francis, Maintenance Supervisor)
  • “ADC have serviced our automatic doors for a number of years now and we would highly recommend their service. They are quick to respond to enquiries and maintain a professional demeanour when on site. Their skilled engineers are friendly and always willing to go out of their way to help with any issues or queries we may have. We are very happy with the service ADC provide and wouldn’t hesitate to use them again.”

    Guardian Print Centre (Rob Court, Facilities Manager)
  • “The ADC Service engineers are highly reliable and hardworking. They are thoughtful of our needs and always willing to go the extra mile to help us, offering information and advice as well as quality service. We have worked with ADC for the past 9 years and we would use ADC for future works as we are pleased with everything they have delivered so far.”

    Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (Glyn Greenwood, Assistant Building Management Officer)

Areas we serve

With over 20 years of experience as the UK's leading automatic door specialist, we have expanded our services to span across England, Wales and the South of Scotland. We manufacture and install a range of doors systems, including automatic doors, roller shutters and gates and barriers, as well as offering automatic door service and maintenance contracts and repairments.

From Liverpool to Manchester, to Southampton and Bristol, and everywhere in between, our professional installation team will deliver customised automatic door solutions that meet your project requirements and budgets.

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