- As the year closes the initial concept of Bonds is composed: sourcing quality products for e-retail.
- Research period begins. Bonds use contacts and knowledge to explore the Far East.
- The slogan “Quality living at sensible prices” is born.
- TheHouseofSilk.com™ is designed, written and launched.
- TheChandelierCompany.com™ is launched.
- Trading management platform changed improving efficiency.
- Bonds continue to expand introducing new product ranges through BondsPlasterMouldings.com.
- The plaster and lighting site are further developed, tripling turnover.
- Building on The House of Silks natural success abroad – Bonds goes international, launching foreign designated sites in five languages and eleven different currencies.
- BondsGaragesAndSheds.com is launched taking Bonds into the supply of steel buildings.
- Bonds moves premises into larger offices and combines warehouse operations, improving efficiency and product management.
- Bonds build a photography studio taking product photography to a new level.
- Bonds expands the ranges available in BondsGaragesAndSheds.com.
- The House of Silk explores new suppliers and materials, introducing new ranges and products.
- Bonds improves manufacturing processes of the steel buildings improving delivery times.
- The Bonds team continues to grow with the business.
- After watching the success and skill of the manufacturing team, the concept for a new hoist model to be made in the UK is born.
- This leads to an expert site BondsHoists.com being launched.
- Development of the new hoist model progresses well and whilst on a business trip to source machinery Bonds spot a gap in the market.
- Bonds are continuing to develop manufacturing, continuously adding new products to Bonds Garages and Sheds.
- New range of shelters and bike stores added to Bonds Garages and Sheds.
- We have changed names from Bonds Corporate LLP and become a Limited company, introducing Gabitie Group Ltd.
- Development of the new hockey goals began and completed this year.
- New website for our custom designed Hockey goals has been launched gabitiesports.com
- Our buildings are getting bigger! New machinery to help us make bigger buildings.
- Our team continues to grow, and even better we are supporting young workers and working with local training providers to help then achieve their goals.
- Very busy year for manufacturing, new ranges such as gates and railings and more options added to our existing ranges.