Protector Aluminium Joins Lightning As Premium Partner

Sunshine Coast Lightning has received another significant boost to its corporate backing, today welcoming Protector Aluminium to the Lightning family as a Premium Partner.

Protector Aluminium specialise in manufacturing DIY aluminium, glass, and hardware solutions, as well as being staunch water safety advocates, with products available across Australia and New Zealand.

The Club is eager to collaborate with another local Sunshine Coast business who is a leader in their niche market.

Lightning CEO Danielle Smith praised Protector Aluminium’s evolution from humble beginnings to one of the largest suppliers of DIY home and trade solutions in Australasia and welcomed them on board.

“We are thrilled to partner with Protector Aluminium and foresee a strong and enduring relationship with another Sunshine Coast based business,” Smith said.

“Despite the current challenging landscape, Lightning has continued to attract global partners, demonstrating the unique value proposition that we provide and the demand for a genuine alignment of values.

“Protector’s focus on innovation, wellbeing and community safety really resonates with us as a Club and we look forward to exploring this partnership further in 2021.”

Protector Aluminium’s Group General Manager, Grant Symes, said they were excited to enter this new partnership with such a high performing team.  

“Lightning are elite in everything they do on and off court and we view this partnership as a truly mutually beneficial pairing,” Symes said.

“We saw great appeal in collaborating with such a strong, internationally recognised women’s sporting team with a formidable, local grass-roots focus. 

“The Club’s community outreach on the Sunshine Coast really drew our attention and provides this partnership with a core foundation of shared values.”

Protector Aluminium service every state in Australia and New Zealand and are based out of their Sunshine Coast headquarters, employing over 75 staff.

They are also the only fencing company that is partnered with Royal Lifesaving Australia and Water Safety NZ, given their utmost commitment to pool safety and quality control.

Through their partnership with Lightning, the Protector Aluminium logo will be given prominent exposure on the Lightning netball dress and training kit.