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17th April 2019 Issue no. 453
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Show opens new doors for Pickersgill-Kaye's products
Pickersgill-Kaye reported brisk business following the Home Office's 2016 Security & Policing Exhibition in Farnborough, with the manufacturer of high security and custodial products attracting encouraging sales enquiries after displaying its range of locks and hatches.
The Leeds based company, which designs and manufactures all its locks in the UK, recently posted a sales increase to £3.5million for 2015 and is confident of another successful year after generating many enquiries as a result of exhibiting at the security industries' showcase event. which is by invite only and attracts defence and security experts from across the globe.
There was interest from home and overseas for its mechanical and electro-mechanical custodial, high security gate and multipoint locking products, including potential breakthroughs in new markets such as healthcare and shipping security. There was also a steady flow of door manufacturers, government departments and defence experts to the Pickersgill-Kaye stand.
In addition to exhibiting its renowned locking systems, Pickersgill-Kaye, part of ASSA ABLOY, also promoted its new installation and maintenance department. This value-added service, which provides comprehensive support for the company's full product range through a fully trained and dedicated team, attracted a lot of interest from visitors, says ASSA ABLOY.
A spokesperson said: "The show provided a great platform to promote our products and new customer support services. We're also confident that exhibiting here has given us access to some key new markets, which bodes well for the future. Pickersgill-Kaye is proud to support this event and we are looking forward to participating again next year."
Pickersgill-Kaye's custodial and high security locks are already in use protecting critical national infrastructure asset sites and police custody centres across the UK and Ireland. In addition to its renowned range of 8-lever Kaye Class 1 Custodial Cell Locks, Pass Locks and High Security Multipoint Locking Systems, there was also strong interest in the firm's range of High Security Slide Bar, Claw and Pedestrian Gate Locks for perimeter security applications.
Pickersgill-Kaye is recognised as one of the UK's leaders in design engineering and manufacture for custodial and high security locking solutions and, through its growing product range, is able to offer a complete commercial package for new build and refurbishment projects across the UK and overseas.
All Pickersgill-Kaye products are designed on state-of-the-art CAD CAM software and are manufactured entirely in the UK using high-tech materials and production techniques. Its locks undergo extensive and challenging testing on key operation, lock construction and overall durability and resistance to attack in order to satisfy the operational requirements of both national and international high security market sectors.
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