Picture above: Company directors Emma (left) and Judith (right) with Father Derek Horne, Jackloc creator
In what has been the Leicestershire firm’s most successful year to date, Queen’s Award-winning restrictor specialists Jackloc® can now add G17 Finalists to their long list of awards and accolades.
The firm which has pioneered the original range of universal window and door restrictors, has been shortlisted for ‘Component Supplier of the Year’ at the prestigious G Awards 2017.
“It’s been an incredible year so far for The Jackloc Company, first to secure The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation and now shortlisted for the industry’s most coveted awards,” comments Emma Wells, Jackloc Founder and Director. “We are absolutely over the moon to be a finalist for Component Supplier of the Year, the reward for 14 years of hard work creating a range of restrictors which safeguard lives and dramatically reduce risk of falls from windows worldwide.”
The nomination recognises Jackloc’s entire range of universal cable restrictors. Designed and manufactured in the Midlands, the range includes push-and-turn, swivel/stud and double bullet models. The star of the collection however is the Queen’s Award-winning MK2 key-lockable restrictor.
Thanks to the versatility and dependable performance of its range, Jackloc are the chosen restrictor brand, exporting products to all four corners of the world for use in hospitals, hotels and halls of residence and by housing associations, window manufacturers and of course homeowners.
“We couldn’t quite believe it when we read our name on the shortlist,” adds Judith Burrows, fellow Jackloc Director and sister to Emma. “We are so proud to be a finalist at the G Awards and to receive recognition from our industry peers. We know we face some tough competition in our category but we are delighted to be named a finalist.”
“This is extra special for us because Jackloc is a family-owned, family-run business. We have a deep-rooted passion for our products and for improving safety, handed down from our father who saw a risk and invented the original Jackloc. It’s great to see our products competing with some of the industry’s biggest names as Jackloc continues to set the benchmark for window safety all over the world and importantly save lives.”
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 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.