Clearview National July 2015 - Issue 164 - Page 12

INDUSTRYNEWS Teeing off in style Clearview Group directors received a special treat last month being invited to attend the very first UAP Tradelocks ‘Customer and Supplier’ golfing day. »»A long anticipated event for the lock and locksmith tool distributor, the golf day formed just one of the many events UAP Tradelocks is looking to hold this year. Managing director Dave Jennings and national sales manager, Barry Halpin hosted the event during the day, which was held in the picturesque surrounds of Oulton Hall Hotel in West Yorkshire. Delegates were greeted at the course’s clubhouse with a warm welcome, a bacon butties and a well thought out goodie bag; complete with tee’s and balls, and complementary use of the driving range. UAP Tradelocks hospitality continued after the match, extending to a free bar and time to reflect on the winners and losers of the day’s events. After dinner awards where then given to the overall winners – the team from Performance Doorset Solutions and other winners for ‘nearest to the pin’ went to Brian Wood of Alternative Windows and ‘longest drive’ to Tony Benson from Truty PVC. UAP Tradelocks is a major contributor to the locksmith industry, as well as maintenance and repair markets and has invested heavily 12 » JUL 2015 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M over the last 12 months in its stock levels, expanding its range with a £2 million financial investment. The business has experienced business growth of 25% since the investment, which includes offering customers a next day delivery on most of its core line products. The company offer a range of well known branded product lines, alongside its own branded products. A recent introduction to the company’s portfolio was the Ninja Dark key cutting machine from Keyline, which is automatic, simple to use, and takes up minimum work counter space. ‘next day delivery on most of its core line products’ UAP Tradelocks is a key sponsor for the 2016 Lockex Exhibition, being organised by Clearview Group and will be held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry in September next year. Visit www.tradelocks.co.uk