Founded in 1999, Vision Profiles are a leading aluminium fabrication centre.

We supply bespoke aluminium extrusions, with the option to fabricate, assemble & kit from stock. 

We specialise in a beginning to end vendor managed supply-chain for high quality bespoke aluminium extruded profiles.

Vision profiles

We pride ourselves in not having diversified into other metals or other forms of aluminium – this means we can genuinely claim to be experts in our field, concentrating on what we know and do best.

Our team share over 90 years’ experience in the supply of aluminium extrusions. We aim to offer a service that always exceeds our client’s expectations. In this dynamic and fast-moving market, we achieve this through rigorous quality standards, attention to detail and a flexible approach to each of our clients’ needs.

We pride ourselves on the ethos; Nothing is Impossible.


As the dedicated partner of Aluminios Cortizo in the UK, one of the world’s leading aluminium extrusion providers, we are committed to providing quality, innovation and excellent customer service.

Our knowledge and experience enable us to understand your needs. We work closely with you from conception of an idea, through to a finished extrusion.

We offer a stockholding facility, so you can remain confident that we can supply products on time, every time. We also provide fabrication services and have options to kit and assemble your products ready for your end user.

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I have over 45 years’ experience in the Aluminium Extrusion industry. Having first worked with Industry Leaders Alcan Extrusions, at the time, the largest Aluminium company in the world. I was extremely lucky being at Alcan at a time when the philosophy was to train the sales staff in all aspects of the extrusion process, and business acumen. Management and Character Development courses were the norm. I was trained to within an inch of my life to understand not only all aspects of business, but to understand myself and how I ticked. I now have no secrets from myself!! I later joined European market leaders, Hydro Aluminium Extrusions. Mixed in with stretches at aluminium stockholders, and starting 2 companies from scratch, I ended up feeling I really did have perfect background to start my own company in the extrusion market.

That opportunity came when I met Kim Willies, who was the UK Agent for Aluminios Cortizo. Kim and I struck up not only a great business relationship, but also a great friendship, and Kim approached me to set up a stockholding operation in the UK.

With my experience, I identified immediately that the operation at Cortizo was to such a high level, the only way forward for Vision was to be at the same standard. So, the Cortizo ethos of “Quality, Quality, Quality” became the ethos of Vision Profiles.

Following the retirement of Kim from Vision Profiles in 2007, we embarked on an ambitious programme to change the face of the company. We could no longer afford to just offer bar length extrusion from stock, we had to add value.
So, Vision Fabrication was born.
We purchased top of the range CNC Fabrication Centres and then developed into kitting and assembly. Today over 60% of our turnover is with added value.

We do not “globally source” like every one of our competitors. We do not claim to have facilities we don’t have. By having control of our high-quality source for extrusion, anodising, powder painting, and control on our fabrication, kitting & assembly; we can offer the best possible service to our clients, with the quality to match.
— Alan Grady, Managing Director