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Unger: new products and prize draw to celebrate 50th birthday
For a company celebrating 50 successful years in the business in 2014, Unger was never going to let this year’s exhibition pass by without making a big splash and it certainly didn’t disappoint.
There was a popular prize draw with a daily winner, some limited edition new products and the stand was busy from start to finish with people seeking out the new products and networking with other stand visitors; exchanging tips on anything from marketing their businesses, new techniques or getting the best use out of the products.
The prize draw winners, who were presented with a limited edition, 50 years anniversary set of Unger products in a special boxed set were:
Day 1) Mr. Raddatz, Germany (pictured)
Day 2) Enrico Donatelli, Italy
Day 3) Shawn Gläser, Germany
Day 4) Jeroen Hanskamp, Netherlands
The limited edition products were based on equipment that has made Unger a trusted name in the cleaning industry.
It was easy to distinguish between other visitors and the Unger staff themselves, as they were all wearing items from the new limited edition, high quality outdoor clothing range, which comprises softshell jacket, hoodie, softshell waistcoat and beanie – all complete with the Unger 50th Anniversary logo. If a window cleaner looks professional, he or she will be more likely to be treated as a professional, so if you don’t have your own uniform yet this workwear range is comfortable to wear and really looks the business!
The jacket is both wind resistant and water repellent, with the added bonus of a warm lining for greater comfort. It features two zipped hand warmer pockets and one zipped chest pocket. The waistcoat is a sleeveless version, which features all the same great benefits, while the hoodie is a practical hooded jacket with two front kangaroo pockets, inner headphone pocket and reinforced seams. The beanie, is you might expect, is a warm, knitted hat; a must-have for the professional window cleaner and Unger fan!
Other limited edition products include an adaptation of the ErgoTec Squeegee – which, when it was first introduced, was a welcome breakthrough in ergonomic design, offering increased comfort, balance and greater control to window cleaners. Its moulded handle ensures a secure grip when wet and is warm to the touch in winter. Unger’s special edition '50 years' squeegee, features:
* ErgoTec Soft Rubber Green - Sharp edges enable thorough wiping for superior finish
* Ergonomic two-component handle in exclusive grey colour with silver metallic effect
* Laser engraved 50th Anniversary logo
A special edition washer with Ninja sleeve is also available, featuring an ergonomic two-component handle with water wells, in exclusive grey colour with silver metallic effect. The washer sleeve is highly absorbent with two abrasive side pads featuring built-in rows of scrubbing fibres, complete with a 50th Anniversary logo on the Velcro fastening.
Both products are available individually, but also feature in a 50 years anniversary set, together with Unger's 'bucket on a belt'. This convenient holdall for important tools has a clip lock for quick fastening and is ideal for use when working on ladders, indoors, or in narrow, confined spaces. The set, which features the special 50th Anniversary logo on each product, includes a Certificate of Authenticity and is packed in a box set. All products will be available throughout the anniversary year, while stocks last.
"This launch will be the first of many special anniversary activities throughout the year - so watch this space!" promised Jochen Wagener, Unger's Senior Marketing Manager for Europe. "Each 50th Anniversary product will celebrate an established Unger cleaning tool that has stood the test of time, helping professionals to clean faster and smarter, increasing safety, comfort and return on investment.
"We are producing these products as a thank you to our customers, enabling them to join us in commemorating our half century, as their loyalty and feedback have helped us to reach this incredible milestone."
Unger was founded in 1964 by Henry and Barbara Unger in the attic of the home of Barbara's grandmother in Hamburg, Germany. While the original intent was to manufacture window cleaning products, the company soon expanded its product line with a view to becoming the market leader in the sanitary supply and retail cleaning fields. Adopting this as the company's mission, Unger strives to produce high quality, innovative tools that help professionals clean more productively and safely, as well as offer superior customer service to both end users and distributors.
Today, Unger is an international company with offices and manufacturing facilities in the US and Germany, and sales offices in the UK and France. Unger now provides innovative cleaning solutions to more than 80 countries worldwide.
Images: Bal Matharu from Unger UK explaining our new products to the Estonian dealer
To order contact your Approved Unger Dealer or call Unger UK on:
T: 01902 306633
22nd May 2014