About Landau

Landau is a leading name in the design, manufacture and supply of unique and innovative products in the furniture industry, with a speciality in quality kitchen, bedroom and bathroom components.

With more than 30 years of industry experience, Landau has the knowledge and expertise to produce anything consumers and designers desire, from traditional design to ultra-modern style.

Landau has established strong partnerships with leading European manufacturers and, in 2011, acquired the UK brand, manufacturing and distribution rights for Parapan®, the iconic high-gloss solid acrylic sought by kitchen retailers and architects throughout the country.

Our winning approach is to combine traditional methods with modern technology to produce bespoke furniture of outstanding quality at a commercial level.

Landau’s headquarters are based in Hull, UK.

Meet the team

Nigel Mertens

Managing Director

Nigel is our man at the top, overseeing all aspects of the business. He has been with the company for 32 years. Nigel spends most of his spare time renovating his house, enjoys time with his family, and loves to ski. Nigel also collects old vintage cycles.

David Johnson

Complete Sales Director

David has been with a the company 8 years and is responsible for our “complete” offer, in his spare time David enjoys scuba diving

James Mertens

Commercial Manager

James has been with Landau Parapan® Six years and is responsible for brochure and pricing work, as well as the company’s H&S and HR. James recently became a father for the second time and his ‘spare time’ is spent looking after his family.

Paula Wilkin

Landau Sales & Despatch co-ordinator

Paula has been with the company for nearly 20 years and is responsible for the Landau sales division including all quotes and enquires. Paula enjoys a good holiday, with Portugal topping the list of her favourite destinations.

Louise Thompson

Production Coordinator and Sales

Louise has been with the company almost 10 years and is the interface between office and production with both divisions, as well as Parapan® sales, coming under her wing. Louise enjoys travelling, especially camping and visiting European cities for short breaks, and her favourite destination is Venice. Louise is a member of the Landau Parapan® Book Club and loves sharing her thoughts with fellow members Rachel and Tracey, although the first rule of Book Club is you never talk about Book Club.

Tracey Dodds

Accounts Manager

Tracey is our longest-serving member - 31 years at the last count – and keeps us all on track. Responsible for our accounts department, Tracey is the lady to be nice to if you want paying. Tracey spends her spare time with her children and is keen on keeping fit and playing golf. She is also involved with Book Club.

Rachael Jones

Parapan Sales Coordinator

Rachael is enjoying her second spell with Landau Parapan® - it was so good, she had to return - and is responsible for Parapan® sales and technical enquiries. Rachael has recently renovated a VW campervan and loves going for walks with her two dogs, Butch and Stella. Rachael enjoys reading and sharing her thoughts with the other Landau Parapan® Book Club members.

Daniel Johnson

Complete Sales Co-Ordinator

Daniel is a new member to sales team assisting in the Complete department. Daniel in his spare time loves gaming online, and calls himself a computer geek!

Gareth Atkin

Sales Manager

Gareth is our sales manager at Landau. Spending time with his family and watching Hull City take up most of his spare time with a few gym sessions throw in, time permitting.



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