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9th March 2016 Issue no. 303
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This Week's News
Master Lock has become the first security specialist to unveil Bluetooth padlocks combining keyless entry, shared access and no numerical codes, backed by the latest technology and their 100 years of trusted expertise.
The award winning Bluetooth(r) Smart Padlocks provide essential peace of mind in countless situations at home, work, or on the move, and use your smartphone or tablet to secure possessions via a simple app, eliminating the hassle of lost keys or forgotten combinations.
NEW Keyline car key cloning accessories available at Tradelocks at special introductory prices - for a limited time only! From ID48 cloning machines, to can chips, electronic heads and horseshoes; Tradelocks has it all covered when it comes to car key cloning machines and accessories. Supplying all the products an auto locksmith needs to carry out successful cloning services.
Keyline, part of Bianchi 1770 Group, are renowned for their quality mechanical and electronic key cutting machines as well as being leading manufacturers of transponder car keys and the first to develop the ID48 chip cloning system. Tradelocks supply a range of their products at unrivalled prices and are constantly updating their stocks with the products you need to make your job easier and your services more exte
The ICO has launched a self-assessment tool that will help small and medium sized organisations (SMEs) to assess their compliance with the Data Protection Act. The toolkit provides handy links to relevant guidance and further information. It will generate an assessment rating based on user responses.
GJD, one of the world's leading manufacturers and designers of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators is pleased to announce they are exhibiting at Security TWENTY 16 (ST16) in Ireland.
GJD at stand 38 will be showcasing its latest products including the Clarius Plus range of Infra-Red and White-Light LED illuminators and the BS8418 compliant D-TECT range. Full product demonstrations will be available on their stand.
Evander, the nationwide 24/7 emergency response and repair provider of glazing and locks, has been acquired by VPS, the vacant property, site security and property services specialists.
Headquartered in the UK, the VPS Group leads the European vacant property services market, providing a full suite of specialist solutions across the complete property lifecycle, as well as offering a wide range of services covering remote sites and occupied property. Its activities cover security solutions (including its award-winning SmartAlarm product range, CCTV, steel screens, manned guarding and live-in guardians), and property management (clearing, cleaning, waste disposal, maintenance and grounds services).
This was probably the best and most visited show we have ever staged. Visitor numbers were up on last year; Sunday was the best we ever had, people were still arriving at 14:00.There are a number of videos now on youtube - www.youtube.com
Exhibitors reported brisk trade and 45 have asked to reserve the same spot for next March (4/5th March 2017).
Each year I marvel at how we have exceeded the look and feel of the show from previous years and last year I thought we had topped out......WRONG! The setup was amazing, stands built and staffed, plenty of giveaways.It looked amazing - do come next year it will go up another notch I am sure. There was a hubbub all day long and the bars in the hotel and around Nottingham swelled by thirsty locksmiths. The bring and buy sale was a huge success and will be repeated.
We have lots of new ideas for 2017 so look out for all our news.
A huge thanks to Exhibitors, the sponsor UAP Tradelocks and all the visitors that make this event the success it is.
Mike and the whole team.
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