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Lock Lock Secures A Good Design Award

The Lock Lock security handle that is part of the Sweet range of door furniture from Brisant Secure has just won an internationally acclaimed GOOD DESIGN ® Award for 2018 in the category of Safety and Security. The GOOD DESIGN ® awards are one of the world’s oldest design awards programme which is organised by…

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ERA raises over £11,000 for Midlands Air Ambulance

ERA supports Midlands Air Ambulance

2018 saw ERA, the Wolverhampton-based security expert, raise £11,262.86 for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, having made the organisation its chosen charity for the year. At the outset ERA had set a £10,000 target, and staff at the company are over the moon to have exceeded this figure. Each life-saving mission undertaken by the Midlands…

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Belgian Police Training As Locksmiths

Belgian news outlets La Dernière Heure and Het Laatste Nieuws reported over the New Year period that the Belgian Federal Police service are going to start training their officers as locksmiths. These officers will take the place of professional locksmiths during house searches. According to the Locksmiths Federation, trading locksmiths are increasingly disinclined to work…

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M&C To Sponsor LockExpo 2019

M&C Matrix

LockExpo is excited to announce our sponsor for 2019, M&C. Based in the Netherlands and trading throughout Europe, the long-established Dutch high security cylinder manufacturer is expanding their operation into the UK market. Their product range of security cylinders, security door handle sets and mortice locksets all meet the demands of the highly esteemed Dutch…

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ASSA ABLOY acquires Exidor Ltd

ASSA ABLOY has acquired Exidor Ltd from Chamberlin Plc. Exidor is a long established leading manufacturer of panic and emergency exit hardware in the UK. ASSA ABLOY is an international group with around 47,000 employees and sales close to £6.4 billion. In the UK, ASSA ABLOY is best known for the Yale and UNION brands…

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PREVENTING PANIC IN THE HIGH STREET WITH ABLOY UK

Security expert Abloy UK is highlighting the importance of access control systems that offer dynamic lockdown, following recent reports that retail stores are being advised by counter-terror police launching the Protect and Prepare campaign, to develop emergency contingency plans recommending a ‘sixty second’ security checklist to avoid panic during reports of terror attacks. High street…

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Verisure’s New Partnership with Victim Support Seeks to Help Burglary Victims & Increase Crime Prevention Awareness

Verisure to make a donation per each new alarm installed 11 December 2018: Verisure, Europe’s leading provider of monitored security solutions and the UK’s leader in smart alarms, has today announced a partnership with Victim Support, the leading independent charity in England and Wales for people affected by crime and major incidents. The partnership aims to raise…

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Paxton Wins International Business of the Year

Paxton, the UK market leader of electronic IP access control and video door entry solutions, is celebrating being awarded International Business of the Year at the Sussex Business Awards. The company, who design and manufacture security systems within Sussex, currently export their products to over 60 countries worldwide, including France, Middle East, Scandinavia and South…

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