About

A history of innovation

Doric has a long history of pioneering and innovating many aspects of what the industry sees as standard today. With our strong focus on R&D and a global reach, Doric has been able to provide the highest level of design, testing, service and delivery standards.

1969

ALG starts their own business.

1980

DN201 Flush Bolt launched! Copied by many and still popular today.

1982

DH3 & DH8 Launched! The industry standard hinge which is still the standard today.

1984

The first ever spring balance system for aluminium windows had landed.

1989

The first ever spring loaded and adjustable roller was launched into the security market.

1990

The first ever auto adjusting foot system for spring balances was launched.

1992

The launch of the DS401, first ever sliding lockable window lock.

1993

The launch of the DS60 first ever sliding door lock chassis with interchangeable handle styles.

2002

The release of the polesium based chainwinder with it’s 100% corrosion resistant base.

2007

The DH40 Hinge wins the AWA most innovative component award.

2009

The MK4 chainwinder wins the AWA most innovative component award.

2016

The DN8000 wins the AWA most innovative component award.

2017

The DN8000 wins the Good Design Awards product design category.

Our People

Doric began operations above an old racehorse stable in 1972 as a tiny brass window fabricator under the guidance of the founding directors Ray Long and Roy Alchin.

We have now expanded to a multinational private business servicing the Asia Pacific and North American regions, supplying the hardware industry with quality, innovative and market leading window and door hardware.

Doric Racing

Doric has a long and proud association with Australian motorsport stretching back to 2004. A passion of the owners, our motorsport sponsorship is a key driver in brand awareness and relationships with our customers.

Celebrating 15 years in 2019, Doric is proud to support Will Davison & 23 Red Racing in the Supercars Championship, Troy Bayliss & Desmosport Ducati in the Australian Superbike Championship and John Bowe in the Touring Car Masters.

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