Clearview National October 2018 - Issue 203 - Page 28

INDUSTRYNEWS Free CPD training for door manufacturers and installers » » DOOR MANUFACTURERS AND installers can now access free Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training from technical experts at HOPPE (UK). Covering a range of industry topics and issues, the CPD sessions are designed to help manufacturers and installers to keep staff up to date with industry standards, door hardware specification requirements and product information. HOPPE (UK) offers the following CPD presentations: IRONMONGERY FOR FIRE AND ESCAPE DOORS This CPD looks at the role of fire and escape doors, the appropriate hardware to use, maintenance and inspection of ironmongery on fire and escape doors, and the consequences of ignoring risk. A SPECIFIER’S GUIDE TO ACCESS CONTROL A beginner’s guide looking at access control product types, the requirements for a simple access control package and integrating these with other existing systems, such as fire and security. building control and the Secured by Design initiative. All training is delivered in-house by one of HOPPE (UK)’s technical experts, giving staff the opportunity to ask any questions and become fully familiar with a range of door hardware products. IRONMONGERY AND SECURITY A presentation taking a closer look at both mechanical and electrical locking devices and standards, doorsets and security standards, For more information or to book a CPD session at your place of work, please contact Andy Matthews on 01902 484439 or SNEAK PEEK AT FUTURE PRODUCTS » » TEAL PRODUCTS, ONE OF the UK’s foremost suppliers of window controls, openers and actuators, had a sneak peek at some new proucts for next year after a successful trip to Denmark courtesy of the company’s major supplier WindowMaster. The Gloucestershire-based firm were invited to a Global Partner Meeting in Copenhagen by Danish manufacturer WindowMaster, who supply sustainable indoor climate solutions and smoke ventilation solutions for all types of buildings. Almost 80 people from 30-40 partners from all over the world attended the inspiring event, which took place in the centre of Copenhagen in Industriens Hus, and they were able to learn about WindowMaster’s products and plans for the future. Sam Yiend, Director of Teal Products, commented: “The day was a wonderful experience, and being WindowMaster’s key distributor in the UK it was important that we were there. “It was invaluable to learn about the new actuators and control systems that will be available in the future, and it was great to spend a day networking and learning how other partners operate in their markets.” The day also featured a general session by WindowMaster CEO Erik Boyter and it was rounded off with a panel debate. Afterwards, partners were invited on a boat trip around Copenhagen canals followed by live jazz and dinner in Industriens Hus’ rooftop restaurant WindowMaster CEO Erik Boyter commented: “We wanted to invite our key partners to Denmark to not only reward their hard work and success but to give them an 28 » OCT 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M insight into WindowMaster’s future strategy and ambitions for our partners and the local markets, as well as explore how we can grow stronger together. “To be able to gather all our global partners under one roof to share local insights, ideas and information about our new products is extremely valuable for all parties involved. We are really pleased with the event’s success and the positive response we received from our partners, such as Teal.” Founded in 2000, Teal Products is one of the UK’s leading suppliers and distributers of manual and electric window openers, controls and actuators. Family-owned and family-run, Teal prides itself on its extensive product range from the industry’s leading brands along with its comprehensive customer service including technical assistance, training and after-sales support.