Soft-Lite and the National Crime Prevention Council Introduce Unique Sponsorship Program for Window Dealers

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Soft-Lite Windows, exclusive window manufacturing sponsor of the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) and McGruff the Crime Dog, is now offering its dealers a unique new program that will allow these companies to become actively involved as NCPC sponsors.

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We continue to be concerned about the FBI’s statistics that a high percentage of burglaries occur through windows and doors, and we feel that it’s a duty to build products that help protect and safeguard people.

Soft-Lite Windows, exclusive window manufacturing sponsor of the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) and McGruff the Crime Dog, is now offering its dealers a unique new program that will allow these companies to become actively involved as NCPC sponsors. Soft-Lite dealers can now sign a one-year agreement with the NCPC to become the exclusive window and door dealer sponsor for their area; Dealers who choose to join the sponsorship program will work with NCPC and Soft-Lite to educate consumers about home crime prevention strategies, particularly around window and door security.

Soft-Lite is known for placing a strong emphasis on designing and manufacturing durable high-quality products. The company voluntarily submits its products to independent, certified laboratories that test them according to forced entry standards established by the American Society for Testing and Materials. Soft-Lite's products consistently meet the highest levels for structural forced-entry testing to ensure maximum impact resistance.

Soft-Lite also offers a laminated glass option to provide homeowners with a highly effective means of deterring break-ins. Armor Glass Plus windows and doors feature three glass panes—two of which sandwich a tough polyvinyl butyral interlayer—to keep out intruders. In tests, these products withstand more than 30 blows from a baseball bat before a hole the size of a quarter appears. Armor Glass also offers other benefits, including improved sound control, safety and energy savings and solar protection.

“We are extremely pleased to partner with the National Crime Prevention Council to help promote the importance of window and door security in preventing crime―and we are excited to offer our dealers the same opportunity," said Tyson Schwartz, Soft-Lite Vice President of Sales & Marketing. "We continue to be concerned about the FBI’s statistics that a high percentage of burglaries occur through windows and doors, and we feel that it’s a duty to build products that help protect and safeguard people.”

About Soft-Lite

Soft-Lite is a vinyl replacement window and door manufacturer headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio. The company was recently named 2014 National ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, and is a multiple Crystal Achievement Award winner. Other accolades include being a recipient of the Friedman Corporation Customer Appreciation Award, the Window Door Top 100 Manufacturers recognition, and the Door and Window “Companies To Watch” recognition. For more information, visit http://www.soft-lite.com.

About the National Crime Prevention Council and McGruff

The National Crime Prevention Council is the nonprofit leader in crime prevention. For more than 30 years, our symbol of safety, McGruff the Crime Dog, has delivered easy-to-use crime prevention tips that protect what matters most—you, your family, and your community. Since 1982, NCPC has continuously provided the American public with comprehensive educational materials, training programs, and effective crime prevention messaging, delivered in large part through its vast network of more than 10,000 state and local law enforcement agencies, crime prevention associations, community groups, foundations, and corporate partners. For more information on how NCPC can be a public safety expert for you or how to “Take A Bite Out of Crime®,” visit http://www.ncpc.org. Become a fan of NCPC: Friend us on Facebook| Follow us on Twitter| Find us on YouTube

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