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Employee Spotlight – Lee Karpinski

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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 Area Sales Manager, Lee Karpinski!


Lee Karpinski

Job Title:

Area Sales Manager

Joined ADC in:


What are your main responsibilities at ADC?

I look after numerous accounts all around the country of different sizes – making sure that they are getting the best service/products we can give them.

What is your favourite thing about working at ADC?

The people. From the factory, to the fitters and engineers and the office staff. The people make ADC the company it is.

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

Graeme Fell (Director) so I could have a rest! 😉

What are your favourite aspects of your job?

I love going to site to look at potential works and I love meeting new customers.

What is your least favourite thing about working at ADC?

Having to wear a tie! I’ve never liked wearing a tie for as long as I can remember.

Favourite/ any poignant ADC memories?

Usually conversations in the office that can’t be repeated.

What has been the worst job you’ve ever had?

I worked for an LED lighting company briefly – it wasn’t my brightest move…

On Saturdays you can find me:

Annoying my wife and doing something with my boys Joe and Finn.

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

A pop star – even played keyboards in my own band The Posh Boys.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years’ time?

Happier than now…

What is your biggest accomplishment to date?

Living past 40.

What is your guilty pleasure?

Donuts and women.

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


Do you have any hidden talents/ what are you secretly good at?

I play blues harmonica to a high standard.

What are you REALLY bad at?

Cooking – I am rubbish!!

Describe yourself in 3 words… 

Happy, Angry, Man.

Tell us something we don’t know about you/ tell us something people would be surprised to know about you…

I was born with extra parts

If you could have one superpower what would it be?

To heal the sick.

Who should complete this next?

Craig Davies  (Estimating Manager)

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    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)

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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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