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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
9th October 2019 Issue no. 478

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International News

New 'soft close' accessory added to Brio open bar rail 80 sliding door hardware

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A new addition to the Brio barn door-style Open Rail 80 sliding door system is an easy-to-fit 'soft close' accessory, designed to allow for a smoother and softer closure. Hidden from view, the door hardware system comes with a left and right soft close.

Commend and Hanwha Techwin technology partnership

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The high level of interaction, now possible between Commend Intercom and Advanced Security Communication Systems and the Wisenet WAVE video management software platform, is helping users achieve a more efficient and safer environment.

Codelocks launches new mechanical lock with auto scrambling function

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The KL20 KitLock by Codelocks offers keyless access for lockers, cabinets and cupboards. The KL20 is a robust coded lock that has auto scramble functionality for quick, convenient and secure access.

Hanwha Techwin appoint UK Country Manager

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Ben Speakman has been appointed UK Country Manager for Hanwha Techwin.

Ben, who until recently was Sales Director, UK North for Avigilon, is a seasoned sales professional who has worked within the electronic security industry for over 16 years.

Mitie Security acquires Global Aware International Group

Mitie Security has acquired Global Aware International Group (GAIG), a leading provider of niche intelligent software and security solutions. This move further accelerates the growth of Mitie's premium technology-enabled and intelligence-led security solutions and bolsters its credentials in providing truly connected security services.

SECO-LARM introduces its new Self-Contained Siren or Siren/Strobe!

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Features include: Strobe light can be triggered separately from siren, 25W Speaker, Audio input for broadcasting messages or audio playback, 120dB Warble-tone siren, Bright xenon tube strobe light (SH-816S-SQ), 9~15 VDC operating voltage, Built-in tamper output, IP65 weatherproof for outdoor/indoor use, Mount directly to wall or to most common back boxes, Siren / strobe available with amber, blue, clear, and red lenses.

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This Week's News

New phase of Vanderbilt SPC wireless devices aimed at installer convenience

* SPC-Wireless.jpgVanderbilt has announced new devices to complement the existing range of SPC Wireless system. The new range of devices include:

* WSIR-EXT - Wireless external sounder/beacon available with a blue, red, or orange beacon.
* WSIR-INT - Wireless internal sounder/beacon.
* WRPTR - Wireless AC plug style repeater to provide an alternative communications path.
* Wireless accessories - a range of accessories to improve the installation experience.

Mitie to provide nationwide security services for HMRC

- Mitie to deliver HMRC's first national contract for security services
- Technology-led approach will use Mitie's intelligence expertise, including the newly launched Global Security Operations Centre in Northampton
- Commitment to increase the number of ex-military personnel and apprentices working on the contract

Mitie has been chosen to provide technology-led security services to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Covering a five-year period, the contract marks the first time HMRC has combined all its security services under one national provider.

Allegion UK steps up to the challenge, raising awareness for fire safety

* Allegion-Firesteps.jpgAllegion UK, a leading specialist in fire safety and security products and solutions, has taken an impressive 533,321 steps towards raising £500 in aid of Fire Door Safety Week (FDSW) and The Fire Fighters Charity.

Using two treadmills, 35 employees from the Allegion UK team worked as one to take part in their corporate challenge to walk, run, jog or dance 500,000 steps in four days. During the challenge, the team joined forces with the West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS), who visited the Allegion offices in Aston, Birmingham, to help them achieve their ambitious goal.

Genetec establishes UK Headquarters in the City of London

* Genetec-LondonHQ.jpgGenetec Inc., a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has announced that it will unveil new headquarters in the City of London, in the autumn of 2019.

The announcement follows a period of accelerated growth for Genetec in the United Kingdom, with a significant and sustained increase in EMEA revenues over the last five years.

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DOM UK awarded ISO 9001:2015 QMS certification

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By meeting the extensive criteria and internationally recognised mark of quality, DOM UK proves its commitment to consistently delivering quality outcomes for partners, suppliers and employees. Mr Paul Hill Supply Chain & Quality Manager at DOM UK states:

Tyco open for business

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Tyco, the security products division of Johnson Controls, has launched a campaign to encourage more installers to sign up to its partner programs which are designed to help identify new business opportunities and ensure end-users achieve maximum benefit from their investment in an integrated electronic security solution.

ASSA ABLOY highlights misleading key copy protection claims in new white paper

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The Door Hardware & Access Control Group, a business unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, has released a new white paper, highlighting the misleading key copy protection claims made by many cylinder lock suppliers.

Codelocks' Autumn installer training courses now available to book

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Codelocks, a leading manufacturer of access control products, has announced its new training programme for locksmiths and installers. The courses on 25 September, 23 October and 20 November 2019 are available to book now online.

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions events 'Unlock Compliance' for Fire Door Safety Week 2019

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Fire doors are often the first line of defence in a fire, yet the strict specification, maintenance and management of these doorsets is still not fully understood. This is something that ASSA ABLOY is passionate about changing.

Dahua launches autumn Technology Showcase events

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Security professionals are set to gain valuable technological knowledge this autumn by attending a free, one-day Technology Showcase event presented by Dahua Technology UK & Ireland.

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