Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
10th April 2019 Issue no. 452
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Genetec Inc. a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions has become one of the world's leading and fastest growing providers of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology, according to a recently-released report by IHS Markit.
The recently introduced grade 5 standards provide the most stringent level of security and access control for mechanical push button locks to date. Providing an extremely strong level of attack resistance, grade 5 was introduced because of the need for a high-security push button lock, and UNION is the first manufacturer to answer this need.
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It is with great sadness that we must announce the passing away of our managing director, David Sanderson, after a seven month battle with cancer. At the time of his initial diagnosis he was only given a few months to live, but he fought on with fortitude for over seven months until the 4th April, when he finally found peace, surrounded by his loved ones in hospital.
Autowave joined us for the first time at ALEX in 2018 and again at Lockexpo in March, and were a huge hit with our visitors. After two such successful shows they decided the next step was to join us as our sponsor.
After a cold, dark winter, there's nothing like the feeling of the evenings getting lighter and spring being on the way. Longer days means getting more done, especially now you can place orders with ERA right up to 5pm and still benefit from next day delivery.
Understanding that their customers need flexibility to function in today's competitive market, ERA is committed to providing a delivery service that suits their needs and enables them to order the product they require at short notice.
Master lock has been awarded yet another accreditation to bolster its vast product range, this time to the 8239EURDPRO electric scooter/bicycle padlock and chain. Now covered by insurance companies, this lock provides customers tried and tested robust protection against theft.
Sold Secure is a trusted review institution dedicated to reducing the risk of crime by the assessment of security products. Products that have been satisfactorily assessed bear the Sold Secure Quality Mark. The scheme has close ties with several police constabularies and insurers who provide regular information regarding the methods of theft plus the tools utilised by criminals in their areas.
Mabs Alam has vast sales and management experience and understands the access control and door entry market well. He takes on the role to help drive business opportunity and growth specifically in the South East region including London.
In line with the ACT philosophy of not being difficult or time-consuming to install and use, this latest development to Vanderbilt's staple access control system brings the power and advantages of PoE Ultra hardware to the fore.
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The MLA has announced details of its Western Region Meeting for members taking place on 10th-12th May in Torquay. Over the weekend there will be:
- Training Classes (weekend pass available)
For full details & booking form: http://bit.ly/MLAWestern19
Video surveillance is a great way to enhance the security of your business. It not only lets you keep a watchful eye on your premises, but also acts as a visual deterrent to potential intruders.