Also online at: www.dijonline.co.uk 36 THE door industry journal winter 2021 Industry News Strongdor Team Wear It Pink to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month! On Friday 22nd October, the Strongdor Team joined thousands of amazing people who wore something pink to help raise money to support life- changing breast cancer research and life-changing care. The past year has come with many challenges, people have been diagnosed with the disease at a time when everything from treatment to screenings has been disrupted. Tim Devenish (Managing Director) explained: “After a challenging few years, it was ever more important that this year, we did what we could to support everyone diagnosed and affected by breast cancer.” This is a disease that touches the hearts of many, including some of the Strongdor team. It is Breast Cancer Now’s goal that by 2050, everyone affected by breast cancer will live, and receive the support they need to live well. The Strongdor team are proud to have been a part of this fantastic charity to help make that goal a reality and their generous donations really do make a difference. Strongdor is a supply only manufacturer of high-quality steel, fire and security doors across the UK. Keep in touch with all things Strongdor visit www.strongdor.com or call 01524 297463. Strongdor Celebrates the Roaring Success of Their New Steel Door Factory, Resulting in 2 Key Internal Promotions for the Team! Following significant growth at Strongdor; Tracy Fairbrother, previously Customer Service Advisor and Jay Wilson, Production Team Leader have been promoted to Customer Care Manager and Production Manager, to help support the company goals. Jay has been with Strongdor for 8 years and is now responsible for leading and managing team members conducting manufacturing operations, warehouse, goods in and dispatch. He contributes and leads continuous improvement activities throughout the process and supports R&D on new steel door projects. Head of Operations, Phil Ward, “We have recognised and value the contribution Jay adds to our business, his promotion to manager has been possible through the business investing in effective succession planning and his commitment to personal growth. He is driven, ambitious and always displays a desire to move the business forward.” Being a self-starter he thrives on responsibility, displaying positive creative problem-solving techniques delivered in a calm and controlled manner, whilst possessing great technical and practical abilities allows Jay to be a highly regarded member of the leadership team. Another round of huge congratulations goes to Tracy who has been promoted to Customer Care Manager. Tracy has been with Strongdor for almost 3 years and always has a passion for excellence in customer service. Offering after-sales support to the Strongdor customers, from installation assistance to warranty and technical advice. Always going above and beyond, Tracy puts the customer at the centre of all she does and will continue to be an amazing customer champion at Strongdor. To find out more about how Strongdor can help your business visit www.strongdor.com or call 01524 297463.