The Queen joins cable restrictor specialists Jackloc at The FIT Show

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 3:41:00 PM

The identity of Jackloc’s very special FIT Show guest was finally revealed to be none other than Her Majesty The Queen. Her Royal Highness joined the window and door restrictor specialists on their stand for Big Tuesday to celebrate the firm winning the most prestigious award in UK business, The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation 2017.

The real Queen impersonator helped the Leicestershire firm create quite a buzz in the halls of the NEC and on social media, leading to Jackloc’s most successful FIT Show appearance, securing a record number of leads.

“The FIT Show proved to be a great success for The Jackloc Company,” comments Emma Wells, Founder and Director at Jackloc®. “We were looking at ways to make us stand out from the crowd and to recognise our huge achievement of winning The Queen’s Award and inviting ‘Her Majesty’ along certainly proved popular with visitors.”

“We wanted to go to The FIT Show and show why our product has won this highly-prestigious award and become the leading window and door restrictor, used by a wide range of organisations across the world,” adds Judith Burrows, Emma’s sister and fellow Jackloc Director. “Leaving Birmingham with an abundance of enquiries and high-value leads shows we have achieved what we set out to do.”

Designed, engineered and manufactured in the Midlands, Jackloc safeguards thousands of lives every day worldwide. Adopted by homeowners as well as health authorities, leading hotel and leisure chains and commercial and residential developments, Jackloc provides a highly-versatile range of universal cable restrictors which have revolutionised window safety.

Completely universal and designed for any window or door material, the Jackloc range now includes swivel/stud and push-and-turn cable restrictors, alongside the original, Queen’s Award winning, key-lockable Jackloc. Most recently, the firm added their innovative folding, key-lockable restrictor designed for a variety of window styles. Extensively tested to BS EN Standards, the Jackloc range is designed to dramatically reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities caused by falling from windows.

Established in Leicestershire in 2003, Jackloc are the Queen’s Award-winning window and door restrictor brand. A family owned, family run business, Jackloc supplies their British-made cable restrictors to a diverse range of organisations across the world. Jackloc were also recipients of the Thomas Telford Award for Innovation and were named Leicestershire Small Business of the Year 2015.


For more information visit www.jackloc.com or call + 44 (0) 1455 220616.

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