Clearview National May 2017 - Issue 186 - Page 50

FIT SHOW 2017 THE ARRIVAL OF QUADGUARD AT THE FIT SHOW » » GT QuadGuard, a revolutionary component to simply and effectively enhance the security of PVCu doors, is set to make its debut at the FIT Show. Building on the company’s two decades of experience in ground breaking component design, GT QuadGuard has been thoroughly tested with national door manufacturers and installers and has proved a great success. It builds on the success of the unique GT Stay Guard Elite and the non-route direct fixing capabilities of the GT Guardian. The two have been combined to create a face fix security solution capable of exceeding the stringent PAS24 testing conditions. “We are really excited about QuadGuard,” explains Carl Taylor, Managing Director at GT Window Products. ‘We’ve worked hard to take the best of GT Stay Guard Elite and GT Guardian so that we can perfect the design and materials in QuadGuard to ensure it performs at the highest possible levels. “The feedback we’ve received from fabricators and installers has been very positive so we are looking forward to showing it to visitors at the FIT Show.” COULD YOU BE A WINNER? » » FIT Show 2017 is pulling out all the stops with this year’s event with a number of exhibitors running fantastic competitions that could mean visitors walk away with an armful of prizes. The Window Company (Contracts) is offering visitors the chance to win a Makita radio just by entering their business cards into a daily prize draw, while Business Micros Aluminium is giving away a trip to see a Bayern Munich home football game next season. ODL Europe is offering a picnic hamper, plus a bottle of bubbly, in a business-card draw. An Apple iPad is up for grabs on Universal Arches’ stand, while on Yale Door & Window Solutions’ stand there’ll be nine Conexis handles to be won. CR Laurence is asking visitors to its stand to answer a quiz question featured in the May issue of Glass Times. Those getting the answer correct could be in with a daily chance of winning an iPad or a case of prosecco or champagne. ‘an armful of prizes’ Chase Taylor Recruitment is offering a relaxing hotel escape for two, while Howells Patent Glazing is giving away one of its stock/trade range rooflights. UNVEILING OF ALUMINIUM-LOOK DOOR » » An extended collection of Virtuoso composite doors - including traditional and contemporary style doors and a completely unique new composite door - will be unveiled on stand H30 at the FIT Show. Visitors to the Virtuoso stand will not be disappointed with the enviable choice of doors on offer, which now includes a unique ‘aluminium-look’ composite door. The product is still under wraps but Virtuoso can reveal 50 M AY 2 01 7 that this ultra-modern new door style is the only one of its kind in the industry. It incorporates realistic detailing to replicate the appearance of an aluminium door and is sure to attract installers who want to widen their offering beyond standard composite doors. Tony Craggs, managing director of Virtuoso, says: “The Virtuoso brand has been growing rapidly and we are real ly excited to showcase this terrific new door at FIT. I can’t share too much but I can say that it is totally unlike anything else out there. We’ve made a significant investment into new technology to create this new door style. We now have a very desirable range of doors in every colour imaginable and I’m sure installers will be enthusiastic about the potential that brings.”