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(Almost) Tried & Tested – M&C modular cylinders

Not a full tried and tested, more of a taster to get your lips salivating. Lockexpo is just around the corner and the sponsor this year is new to the UK, M&C BV from the Netherlands – Holland to you and me. So what are they going to bring to the UK? A fantastic never…

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New key scanning solution – does it really eliminate the need for a locksmith?

For those who don’t know, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES for short) is an event that takes place every year in Las Vegas, Nevada which showcases the very latest advancements in consumer electronics. The 2019 show took place last week and there were a number of innovative security products unveiled – but one in…

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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

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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ASSA ABLOY acquires Lorient Group Ltd in the United Kingdom

ASSA ABLOY has acquired Lorient, a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance door sealing systems based in Newton Abbott, Devon. 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 and has its Head…

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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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Boundary partners with i4PD and IDB to create groundbreaking home security alarm

Home security tech specialist Boundary has signed contracts with the consultancy i4 Product Design Ltd (i4PD) and product developer Invent, Design, Build (IDB) to bring its disruptive smart home security alarm to life. With a strong track record for designing hugely successful consumer products for prestigious brands such as Flymo and Bosch, i4PD is working…

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