Smart home specialist turns to Macclesfield agency

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Connected home specialist Somfy has hired Context Public Relations to support its 2020 growth plans across the UK and Ireland.

The Macclesfield agency will deliver PR and social strategies in a bid to raise Somfy's brand awareness in an increasingly competitive space.

Originally founded in France in the 1960s, Somfy’s innovations automate and connect rolling shutters, curtains and blinds, gates and garage doors, lighting and heating, alarms systems and more.

Margreet van Kinschot, Marketing Communications Manager for Northern Europe at Somfy, said: “This is an exciting time for Somfy, and we’re looking forward to working with an experienced partner to help further raise our profile across the UK & Ireland.

“Context is knowledgeable about our sector and have been able to build a PR & social content programme in line with our objectives.”