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TOP-TEC - a story of innovation 

TOP TEC is a brand of Dalen Limited, a UK manufacturer operating from a base in Birmingham, England. 

The Dalen story began in 1957 when, as Amington Limited, providing engineering solutions for industrial businesses. In the1980s we extended our operation to include the production of stands for world leading TV manufacturers under the name of Dalen. This practice continued until 1993 when we came up with an innovative solution to deal with the theft of computers from our offices by building our own IT security enclosures. On the advice of our local crime prevention officer we began to sell them to our neighbours. From that seed has grown the TOP-TEC range and now Dalen is a leading supplier of secure workspace furnishing, AV and ICT security products, while continuing to produce industrial access platforms, waste, materials handling and storage equipment.

The company is owned and managed by MD Clive Beardmore, an engineer and designer who has worked with Dalen since 1983. In an age of globalised and fractured supply chains we at Dalen continue to design and manufacture in the UK enabling us to ensure the quality of our products throughout the whole process, and maintain our reputation as a high quality and cost effective solution provider. 

Dalen Limited
Company No: 01542645
VAT No: GB352343867
Registered: Valepits Road, Garretts Green, Birmingham, B33 0TD UK


ISO 9001:2015  for Quality Management
ISO 14001:2015  for Environmental Management
OHSAS 18001:2007  for Health & Safety Management 
CHAS:  Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme


SCHOMS 2018 - Gold Sponsors
BESA:  British Educational Suppliers Association
FIRA:  Furniture Industry Research Association

Contractors To:

NEUPC:  North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium
NWUPC:  North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium
LUPC:  London Universities Purchasing Consortium
SUPC:  Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium
APUC:  Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges
HEPCW:  Higher Education Purchasing Consortium, Wales
CPC:  Crescent Purchasing Consortium
ESPO:  Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation

Terms and Conditions 
Read our Sales and Delivery Policy here

Privacy Policy
Read our Privacy and Data Protection Policy here 

Environmental best practice
Environmental considerations are paramount at every stage and for us sustainability begins with quality. We actively promote environmental best practice throughout the manufacturing and product life cycle and have recently been awarded ISO14001 and ISO18001. We actively recycle across our whole site.


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  • TOP-TEC - Colour Options
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  • TOP-TEC - Product Overview 2018