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IN BRIEF - November 2017

Plan now for training in 2018

Over the last few months many GfA customers have benefitted from technical and product training from the GfA team. It’s proved so successful we are planning to continue to offer both bespoke and pre-set training courses during 2018 at no cost to you.

Technical training
Designed for those responsible for selecting, specifying or fitting drive and control equipment attendees learn about:
  • Working safe
  • Selecting the right drives for a given application
  • Product selection considerations
  • Diagnostics using the Bluetooth Stick
  • The skills and experience of the GfA team
Product training
Designed for members of your sales team this training provides an insight into:
  • The GfA brand and focus on quality
  • Product features and USPs
  • How to use the door industry standards to help you sell
  • How to use GfA products to increase sales and the value of sales
  • The concept, use and value of the GfA Bluetooth Stick diagnostic tool
Training dates:
Wednesday 7th February, Wednesday 11th April, Wednesday 6th June, Wednesday 12th September and Wednesday 14th November 2018.

To book members of your team onto one of these training sessions or request a bespoke training course for your staff contact Sue Doolan on 01926 452452 or email

15rpm on motors up to and including 750Nm on standard Safedrive® Range

The GfA Safedrive® range is being extended to offer more speed and great value. From mid-January 2018 two new drive models, the GA65/15 and GA75/15 will be available. This will mean an output speed of 15rpm on our motors right up to and including 750Nm.

The GA65/15 offers 50% more speed than the GA65/10 it replaces at the same price. 

Download the catalogue sheet for the current range from our website – Safedrive® SG85F. For quotations and orders please email

Get to know the distribution team

The Distribution and Customer Service teams in our Warwick warehouse.
Left to right – Michael Doogan, Karl Trevorrow, Teresa Hopcraft, Craig Evans, Lynne Twigg, Rachel Collett, Maria Giddens, Diane Heritage, Mark Quirke, Scott Roberts, Darren Arrowsmith and Jasbir Flora.

Meet Maria Giddens, Sales & Dispatch Administrator

The newest member of the team, Maria Giddens, joined in February 2017. Prior to that Maria spent 4 years in sales dispatch and customer service for a manufacturing company in Coventry.

Along with other members of the team Maria is responsible for sales order processing and for liaising with customers and couriers to arrange delivery of orders and consignment stock. Maria can also provide an update on order and delivery status and trouble-shoot any late deliveries or missing items.  She’s a useful person to know!

To reach the Distribution Team call 01926 452452 and select option 3.
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