Guild of Architectural Ironmongers
The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) is a UK trade association for architectural ironmongers and the manufacturers of architectural ironmongery products. It is a member of the Construction Products Association.
The GAI was founded in 1961 in Birmingham; today, its head office is in London. In 2012 it had over 300 companies members representing the majority of UK ironmongers. Its associated Institute of Architectural Ironmongers (IAI) is an individual membership organisation which operates nine branches around the UK and Ireland.
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