JSC Dorvinda joins Secured by Design (SBD)

July 4, 2024


Lithuanian manufacturer JSC Dorvinda has joined Secured by Design (SBD), the official police security initiative.

Established in 1998, Dorvinda is an experienced manufacturer of sliding and casement timber windows, doors and facades. It was among the first specialists in the field in Lithuania, gaining experience while constantly improving and developing, implementing state-of-the-art technologies and fulfilling even the most complicated projects.

The Dorvinda production line and business system is designed to produce non-standard products. The company manufactures made-to-order products according to individual parameters and special structural and design requirements. All Dorvinda products comply with modern energy efficiency, comfort, safety, environmental and design standards.

“Delighted” to achieve SBD accreditation

Tomas Kutkauskas, Dorvinda, said: “We are delighted to have achieved SBD accreditation. Special thanks to Owen Dare and the Joinery Network Team for their help and support throughout the application process. The Lignum product range has allowed us to significantly grow our business in both the UK replacement and PAS24 new build markets and with SBD accreditation we look forward to expanding our sales into new UK market sectors.”

Doug Skins, Secured by Design, commented: “I’m really pleased that Dorvinda have chosen to join Secured by Design. They have Secured by Design accredited doorsets and windows which have now achieved Police Preferred Specification. I look forward to developing the relationship between Dorvinda and SBD over the coming years.”

You can find out more about Dorvinda and its Secured by Design accredited products on its dedicated member page.

About Secured by Design

Secured by Design (SBD) is owned by the UK Police Service with the specific aim of reducing crime and increasing safety for businesses and individuals.

SBD seeks to improve the physical security of buildings and the surrounding area using products such as doors, windows, locks and walling systems along with fencing systems that meet the SBD Police Preferred Specification security requirements.

SBD has many partner organisations, ranging from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities through to local authorities, housing associations, developers and manufacturers and works closely with standards and certification bodies.

SBD is the only way for companies to obtain police recognition for security-related products in the UK, through the Police Preferred Specification – a product-based accreditation scheme developed 25 years ago, which provides a recognised standard for all security products that effectively deter and reduce crime. SBD works with manufacturers and standards authorities to ensure that security standards are current and updated to keep pace with emerging crime trends.

Learn more about Secured by Design and its member companies at: https://www.securedbydesign.com/

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