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18th April 2018 Issue no. 406
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Master Lock introduces a high security and high capacity Select Access Key Safe
The simple and secure lock box ensures parents and children alike will never have to hide keys under the doormat or a flower pot ever again.
Sargent and Greenleaf releases digital time lock for small business and retail
S&G's Digital Time Lock is the newest addition to its Digital Platform portfolio, which includes the Audit Lock 2.0 and A-Series with Display.
ASSA ABLOY Hospitality expands innovative RFID lock technology to DIN and SIS doors with new VingCard E100 electronic lock
Compatible with RFID keycards, the escutcheon set was engineered with back-of-house operations in mind, and is ideal for offices and other standard hotel staff areas.
New technology allows teachers to lock door using phone
August Smart Locks now work alongside Apple HomePod for easier door locking
Butchered, attacked and PAS 24 secure
When Kestrel Aluminium Systems took Lock Lock to an official, independent test house for the PAS 24 assessment of a door, the handle withstood some of the most rigorous abuse ever seen on a test video for a product of this type.
Master Lock introduces its ground-breaking PushKey Padlock
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This Week's News
Hadrian Technology highest ranking North East business in league table of Europe's fastest growing companies
CCTV design, supply and installation company has been named the North East of England's highest ranking firm in a prestigious Financial Times league table of Europe's fastest-growing businesses - The Financial Times 1000 - as it celebrates a record quarter.
Hadrian Technology has been listed for a second consecutive year in The Financial Times' ranking of Europe's fastest-growing businesses - The FT 1000 - compiled in co-operation with Statista.
Demand for better security ignites customer growth for Brisant
Brisant Secure has built a considerable following with leading entrance door manufacturers, along with many established players in the locksmith sector, helping to further fuel sustained strong growth. The Lock Lock and Ultion product innovations are being increasingly adopted by the trade and demanded as standard by security conscious consumers.
Performance over the last year has seen customer numbers increase by 36% and 75% more deliveries.
ASSA ABLOY UK Specification launches new design for door closers
ASSA ABLOY UK Specification, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has revealed a new, distinctive and stylish design for its range of advanced door closers.
The new design, a significant step in the evolution of the company's comprehensive door control portfolio, will appeal to architects and specifiers looking for a range of finishes and enhanced colour-suiting.
Innovise acquires Ministry of Ideas, the specialist provider of risk and loss prevention solutions
Innovise Limited has acquired the Ministry of Ideas (MOI) businesses in the UK, North America and Poland to form a new division in the group, focused on risk and loss prevention software solutions.
The deal allows the customers of MOI to benefit from the combined scale and software expertise of Innovise, while retaining the tight focus on the needs of the risk and loss prevention marketplace.
Risks around grey fleet and how to avoid them
It can be a tricky topic where businesses are concerned... However, the grey fleet - which refers to any vehicle used for making a work-related journey, which is not owned or leased by the organisation itself - can be managed effectively when the right steps are taken.
MOBOTIX achieves Genetec Platinum Partner status
MOBOTIX, a leading provider of digital, high-resolution and network-based video security systems has been named a Platinum partner by Genetec Inc., a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions.
The award of Platinum Partner status, which is held by only eight Genetec technology partners globally, is a recognition of the strategic nature of the relationship that includes research and development, testing, business development, and sales support for new and existing enterprise clients worldwide.
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Codringtons - Out of the Ashes
By now everybody will be aware of the sad demise of Codringtons. Kenny Little, known to everybody in the trade is now running a brand new company; Q-Locks and is focusing on the Anker and BiLock aspects of the old company. All the old suiting records have also been transferred so there is also continuity with profiles etc.
The remaining stock of the other product ranges has been transferred to Morlands who will be continuing with EVVA and many of the other product ranges. More information from:
Q-Locks contact details: Kenny Little, T: 020 8368 5933, E: [email protected]
Investing wisely in your business
To buy or not to buy?
Buying new machinery is daunting for the most of us, no matter the size or profit margins of your business. The automotive locksmith industry is known for the need to invest in order to stay on top of your game, but do you really need to invest?
Unfortunately the answer is yes! Failure to invest will leave your business stagnant, with machinery that only works on predominantly older vehicles.
ABLOY UK relaunches Foundations Plus course
The Standard unveiled as SSAIB's new magazine
App-based technology proves a winner for Urmet
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