Leicestershire Safety Specialist Unlocks Iraqi Market
The global success of family-run Leicestershire company, Jackloc, has become even more secure following the firm’s first order from Iraq for its unique safety locks. Sheraton Dohuk Hotel Sheraton Dohuk Hotel When the new luxury Sheraton Dohuk Hotel opens in Iraqi Kurdistan on 1st June, the award-winning Jackloc will be fitted to 70 of its bedroom windows, improving safety and security by restricting the opening of windows with a flexible cable attachment.
During the past few years, the company has successfully expanded into the international market, supplying Jacklocs to countries across the globe including South Africa, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Mexico. Securing its first order in the Iraqi market from the world-wide hotel chain, Sheraton, could lead to exciting new opportunities for Jackloc as it continues its rapid growth. Jackloc is a simple, but very strong safety product, which is already a fixture in many hotels both in the UK and abroad, from Travelodge to the Ritz. They are also used in schools and universities, hospitals and care homes, student accommodation and high-rise flats. The window restrictor reduces the risk of falls from open windows by only allowing them to be opened to a safe degree. A key can be used to release the flexible cable if they need to opened wider. The locks can be fitted to any type of window, whether wooden, metal or UPVC, as well as to doors. Sarhang Bajalan from Brilliant Role Group, which is developing the hotel, said: “We are really pleased with the Jackloc window restraints used in the Sheraton Dohuk. Jackloc has ensured fast and effective delivery.” Emma Wells, Director of Jackloc, said: “Securing this order in a new export market is very exciting for us. “We are delighted that a product which has been designed and manufactured in the Midlands is being fitted in a brand new prestigious hotel in Iraq. Sheraton has hotels in 70 countries across the globe so we hope that this may be the start of further international expansion for Jackloc.”