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Employee Spotlight – Howard Davies

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There are lots of people who make up ADC, from our directors to our fabricators, engineers and office staff, we’ll be introducing you to all of our team over the coming months.

Today, we shine the spotlight on our Sales Manager, Howard Davies!


Howard Davies

Job Title:

Sales Manager

Joined ADC/JPF in:

April 2016

What are your main responsibilities at ADC?

To promote new sales in new areas of all company products and services.

What is your favourite thing about working at ADC?

As I’ve only been here two months, I’m still working on this one!

If you could switch jobs with someone at ADC/JPF for the day, what would you like to do and why?

Lynne – Our cleaner

What are your favourite aspects of your job? 

The thrill of the hunt and running a job to ground

What was the first job you ever had?

Selling firewood Age 7

What has been the worst job you ever had?

Selling firewood Age 7

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?


Where do you see yourself in 10 years’ time?

Still Alive

What is your biggest accomplishment to date? 

Staying Alive!

On Saturdays you can find me:

Walking on the Pennine moor or at the gym

What is your guilty pleasure?


If we gave you £50 what would you spend it on?

I’d split it 50/50 between Cancer Research and The British Heart Foundation

What are you REALLY good at?

Selling firewood

What are you REALLY bad at?

Selling firewood

Describe yourself in 3 words… 




Tell us something people would be surprised to know about you:

I was once kidnapped by terrorists in Nepal

If you could have one superpower what would it be?

The power to be able to detect terrorists in Nepal

Who should complete this next?

Lyn – ADC Cleaner


  • “The Automatic Door Company (ADC) were asked to quote for the contract to maintain the Auto Doors at East Cheshire NHS Trust in 2014. Which has been carried out to an exceptional standard. During this period ADC have also replaced two doors to the entrance to our A&E these doors have changed the appearance and functionality of the A&E. ADC have also carried out the installation to the entrance to Orthopaedics this has changed the waiting area for the better and the waiting area is now more comfortable for patients and staff within the waiting area. Over all ADC have work to a high standard as I look forward to working with ADC in the future.”

    East Cheshire NHS Trust (Laurence Edwards, Estates officer)
  • “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)

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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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