LIBART started its operations as an independent company in 1996. Prior to this date, Libart was part of the Libra group of companies that was established by its founder Mr. Cem Comu. Vision for Libra and its offshoots like Libart was to serve building industry within Turkey and surrounding countries, with innovative architectural products and solutions. Other companies within the Libra group specialized in automated entry access systems, façade materials and skylight glazing.
From 1992 to 2002, LIBART was a large player within Turkey and sounding countries for custom designed skylight and light operable architectural systems, utilizing aluminum, glass and pc glazing. Starting 2003, Mr. Comu started Libart’s international expansion by opening a North American office in Canada, primarily to serve USA and Canadian markets. Until the start of production in Ohio - USA in 2009, all systems sold in North America were shipped from Istanbul Turkey.
Through Libart’s history, R&D, engineering, designs and user satisfaction has met or exceeding demanding specifications of the market for operable architectural solutions. Libart systems can be grouped in the following areas; freestanding retractable structures, retractable skylights and vertically opening glass façade systems, but not limited to these as we listen and innovate.
LIBART’s has stayed true to its roots and still maintains its main office and its international headquarters with a 6000 square meter manufacturing facility in Istanbul. All systems provided by Libart, R&D, product development, system design and engineering is done in Istanbul office. Libart exports to over 40 countries, from it's two Istanbul facility.
LIBART currently operates with a team of over 80 skilled staff from headquarters in Istanbul. The production area occupies over 6,000 square meters with advanced design and manufacturing know-how and machines. Libart USA factory employs over 35 personal from a 6500m2 manufacturing facility.
Looking forward, LIBART’s vision is to be the global leader in operable architectural solutions, Providing tools for architects to design indoor and outdoor spaces within the same area, Indoor comfort, outdoor freedom spaces utilizing natural light. Our goal is to be solution center for discerning architects and designers seeking innovative operable architectural solutions.
Key strengths of LIBART are:
• leading the industry in architectural retractable/operable structures;
• increasing recognition of benefits of multi-purposing inside and outside spaces;
• leading the world in conceptual innovation of retractable aluminum structures;
• North American and global presence;
• Capability to create Innovation and design for the needs of architectural projects.
• Increased awareness through marketing continuously increases the strength of the company and grows the company’s moat
To consistently provide the market with superior, innovative and quality retractable architecture products that are safe and easy to use.
Breezefree is the exclusive distributor of Libart systems in the UK.
Driven by our passion for outdoor living, Breezefree has been designing and installing alfresco spaces since 2002, when our founder, Simon Cotton, launched our first product - SmartScreen café barriers. As the UK’s outdoor drinking and dining culture blossomed, and Breezefree’s reputation for innovation and service grew; the Company began forging relationships with popular hospitality brand names, prompting extensive research and development in new products.
Breezefree’s growth during its first decade of trading meant that by 2014 it had outgrown its first premises in Earlsfield, South West London, prompting a move to a bigger and better site in Mitcham. These premises have allowed the Company to extend its in-house manufacturing capabilities and improve efficiency. Breezefree has consistently developed, expanded and diversified, resulting in its established reputation for quality, innovation, and expertise.
Our dynamic team provides ingenious ideas that bring our clients’ visions to life. We are constantly developing our products in exciting new ways with some of the world's top designers and manufacturers, resulting in an organically evolving product range that is unparalleled. Our in-house manufacturing and quality control mean that excellence is guaranteed, and our experienced customer service, design, and project management teams support clients from the first contact right through to installation and aftercare - making the whole process a breeze.
Breezefree’s partnership with Libart.
Breezefree’s history of research and development of new products, and well as nearly twenty years experience of specifying, designing and installing, gave us the perfect background to partner with Libart. Breezefree continually works in collaboration to ensure that Libart’s innovative products are well suited and equipped for the UK market. Having specified and installed Libart products within the UK, Breezefree is well placed to offer technical support and on-site expertise to the UK trade.
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