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Archive for October 2016

The Bike Lock That Makes Thieves Vomit – Literally

Bike riders worry constantly that their machine will get stolen whenever it’s locked up on the street. Well, a US company might mean you’ll never have to worry again after developing a lock that is sure to make would-be thieves vomit. Literally. Called SkunkLock, this steel U-Lock is designed with a built-in deterrent of very…

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Pickersgill-Kaye Clinches Another Major Order From Hitachi

Pickersgill-Kaye has won another significant order from Hitachi Rail Europe to manufacture emergency door handles, this time for the fleet of AT300 bi-mode electric/diesel trains being built for Great Western Railway. The fleet of AT300 trains are closely related to the 800 and 801 trains Hitachi is supplying for the multi-billion pound Intercity Express Programme…

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Alpro Take Racing Line At Silverstone

Pull door handles from Alpro are being used on office buildings at Silverstone Business Park. The park is a high-performance technology and motorsport cluster adjacent to the Silverstone Circuit which is the current venue for the British Grand Prix. The handles are Alpro’s Functional 97 pull handles which cater for a broad user base since…

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Cyber Risks Changing Small Business Landscape

According to new data from Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report, cyber security attacks are on the rise. But even more alarming is the fact that small businesses have become an even bigger target of these attacks. In 2011, small businesses were only targeted 18 percent of the time. By 2014, that number had scaled…

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How Shannon Airport Benefits From Ultra-Reliable CCTV Capture

Visual Management Systems and Veracity, a leading provider of innovative, intelligent solutions that solve real-world IP video challenges in transmission, storage and display have announced a new installation of its COLDSTORE surveillance storage system at Shannon Airport that is helping to dramatically improve the reliability of CCTV recording while significantly reducing rack space, power and…

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The History of Locks Museum – Our next exhibition

Our Next Exhibition – 4th & 5th March 2017, LockExpo, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, NG7 2RJ, UK. This now well established annual event is free to attend, register and more information at: The on-site Orchard Hotel (Tel: 0115 876 0900), with preferential rates, is convenient for those wishing to stay overnight. We will be…

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