Morley Leads Way In Lead Time Comeback

Morley Glass' fleet

Uni-Blinds manufacturer Morley Glass is starting 2022 on a high after successfully fighting back against unprecedented supply chain issues to get back to its 10-12 day lead times on its full range of integrated blinds.

The firm experienced a challenging 2021 including the impact of a tornado flattening its ScreenLine blind systems factory in the Czech Republic back in June, the well-publicised UK glass shortages and a whole host of Covid-related challenges.

Working closely with its key supply chain partners, ScreenLine integral blind manufacturer Pellini and Saint-Gobain Glass, Morley has been able to secure significantly increased volumes of blind systems and glass in recent weeks to enable the production of Uni-Blinds to recover well ahead of schedule.

It means that all orders for Uni-Blinds will now be delivered in 10-12 working days when ordered by 12.00pm on any Thursday.



In addition to restoring its supply chain, Morley Glass has just taken delivery of three new vans and ordered a further eight vehicles due for arrival during 2022. This larger fleet will help keep customer deliveries on track as production capacity increases following its investment of £750,000 in another sealed unit manufacturing line, a move which will enable Morley Glass’s output to grow to 6,000 integral blind units every week.


 “We’re over the moon to be back to where we want to be in terms of our service. It means that installers no longer need to settle for second choice integrated blind suppliers on time-sensitive jobs as our Uni-Blinds can now be supplied in the shortest lead times in the industry.”

– Ian Short 

Managing director, Morley Glass.



“There is no denying that we’ve found the last six months very challenging as we’ve had to work around some very difficult circumstances outside our control,” adds Short. “With the high standards we set ourselves we always aim to resolve any supply issues that do arise as quickly as possible, and during these difficult recent months the whole team has pulled together fantastically to get us back on track.”

Picture: The new Morley Glass fleet.

Article written by Cathryn Ellis
04th January 2022


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