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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
25th July 2018 Issue no. 420

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Turnover soars as Haydock-based ATG Access achieves considerable growth

ATG Access, the world's leading innovator of road blocker, bollards and vehicle barrier systems (Hostile Vehicle Mitigation products), has exceeded its previous year's turnover by 12% to report a turnover of £17.5 million.
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Ad Hoc Property Management launch new security division to offer range of property security solutions

Ad Hoc Property Management, Europe's leading providers of Property Guardians, have launched a new business division to sit alongside its core offering - Ad Hoc Security UK Limited - and to strengthen its security service for property owners.

The company, which already lends help to vacant property owners through commercial and residential Property Guardianship, will focus the new arm of the business solely on security and technology, using its affordable security guards and Cyclops powered Smart Camera Tower System, and Smart Alarm System at the forefront of its property protection solutions.
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Hanwha Techwin introduces compact Wisenet Transport Solution

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The new vibration-proof Wisenet cameras and small footprint NVRs from Hanwha Techwin are designed to provide a robust solution for monitoring activity on buses, trains, trucks and other forms of transport.

The Wisenet Transport Solution includes the choice of three compact mobile H.265 dome cameras recently added to the award winning Wisenet X camera series, which have been built to withstand vibrations which may occur in transport environments.
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Chubb Locks Custodial Services celebrates 200th anniversary

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Chubb Locks Custodial Services (CLCS) marked its 200th anniversary with customers, ex and long-standing employees all coming together at its Willenhall headquarters to celebrate.
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MOBOTIX expands management team

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MOBOTIX is expanding its management team to include two new members. Following a successful restructuring, MOBOTIX is paving the way for sustainable growth with its new members, both experienced industry experts: Christiane Kampling will now serve as Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications and Hartmut Sprave as Chief Technical Officer.
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Surveying security options (CCTV)

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Burg-Wächter is bringing its extensive range of home and professional video surveillance cameras, software and accessories to the UK.

With an increasing number of homeowners and businesses becoming concerned about security, locksmiths are ideally placed to make the most of the increased popularity, affordability and functionality of video surveillance systems.
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Arteco announces integration with Paxton's Access Control System, Net2

Arteco, a global provider of video event management solutions, has completed its integration with Paxton's networked access control system, Net2. The combination of these two leading solutions enables users to gain additional levels of intelligence from their security infrastructure.

By integrating the Arteco Video Event Management Systems (VEMS) with Paxton's access control platform through Arteco Open Connector, users can combine video and access control events to gain new insights into potential risks or incidents.
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Hands-free translator launches as UK's language skills deficiency cost £17bn in first quarter of 2018

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The world's first live hands-free translator, Tragl, has launched, enabling people that speak different languages to easily communicate with one another through a single headset, as it's found that the UK's language skills deficiency cost the British economy up to £17bn in the first quarter of 2018*.
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This Week's News

Win a trip to Paris for two

* CDVI-Paris.jpg"To celebrate the launch of our new catalogue, we are giving CDVI customers the opportunity to win 2 return Eurostar tickets to Paris and 300€ to spend during their trip!

As you would expect from CDVI, it has every product you need to complete a successful installation. The all new CDVI catalogue has:
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Alpro at Fred Perry headquarters

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The work includes use of transom door closers, pole handles and door handles from Alpro as part of the renovation of nineteenth-century warehouse buildings into a complex of offices, showrooms, exhibition space and a rooftop deck over 24,000 square feet.
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Uri Guterman appointed head of product & marketing at Hanwha Techwin

* Uri-Guterman.jpgHanwha Techwin Europe has recruited Uri Guterman to take on the newly created role of Head of Product & Marketing.

Uri will be working closely with Hanwha Techwin Europe's Country Managers and other key stakeholders to drive the implementation of the company's B2B channel programme. He will also be responsible for developing strategies and driving programmes to help win additional new business across Europe.
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Vanderbilt to showcase new ACT Enterprise at Security Essen

Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, will showcase the latest version of ACT Enterprise at Security Essen 2018. Along with demonstrations of the access control software solution, visitors to Security Essen can explore the full range of products that Vanderbilt has to offer at Stand 6D90, with a significant focus on increased integration within the company's products and with third-party systems.

The latest ACT Enterprise features, which include integration with Vanderbilt's award-winning SPC intrusion system, a rules mapping engine, and a smartphone app, were previewed at the IFSEC tradeshow in London in June and received a wave of positive feedback from visitors to the show.
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News

New British Standard guides bring door hardware professionals up-to-date

A raft of revised British Standards has prompted the publication of three new technical guides from the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) for door and window hardware specialists.
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Exhibitors at ALEX - use our demonstration area free of charge!

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Thinking of exhibiting at ALEX? We've only got 3 stands left, so how can we tempt you?

One of the ever popular features of ALEX is our training and demonstration area. We have two 42-inch plasma screens, a handycam with an operator and a PA with wireless microphones, so you can demo a product on a car (you need to supply your own car!) and connect a laptop to the screens to show presentations or video.
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Burton Safes new Head of Sales & Marketing

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The Physical Security Specialist, Burton Safes, is delighted to announce Tony Lever as their new Head of Sales and Marketing. Tony brings a wealth of experience to the role, having worked in the security industry for over 31 years - 21 years of which was spent in the Locksmith sector.

He has spent the last 10 years at Burton Safes developing their commercial division.
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70% of us forget if we've locked our doors

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Seven in ten of us have left a property and been unable to remember whether we locked the doors, while six in ten of us have left a property and returned to find we had left a door unlocked.
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National music events receive a-list security solutions

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Two Rolling Stones concerts became the latest star-studded events to receive the highest level of protection against potential terror attacks.
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