Graham Jones with Phil Parkinson

MPL Director celebrates Bradford City cup success

Graham Jones, owner of the MPL Group of Companies, is ‘over the moon’ following Bradford City Football Club’s historic cup run to reach the Capital One cup final at Wembley Stadium on February 24th. Graham, a locksmith by profession, is a lifelong Bradford City fan and has been a full board director of the club…

CES Announce Support for Citysafe Customers

CES Announce Support for Citysafe Customers

Following the sad news last week that Citysafe Wholesale Ltd have gone into administration, LASM have received an important announcement from CES who are seeking to reassure locksmiths who have purchased CES own section self-assembly suites through Citysafe. CES UK’s Managing Director – Mario Del-Signore says: “It has come to our attention that as of…

How Key Cutting has evolved over the last 20 years

How Key Cutting has evolved over the last 20 years

Most modern key cutting machines are automated, using grinding and milling techniques developed in the early 20th century. The process has come a long way since the use of belt driven machines. In the past, keys have been cut with a punch machine, but this is labour intensive and requires skilled personnel. The key is…

ALEX exhibitor interview – NW Keys Ltd

ALEX exhibitor interview – NW Keys Ltd

We’ve been asking all our exhibitors to tell us a little bit about what they’ve got in store for you at ALEX! Here’s what  NW Keys Ltd had to say: Q. For anyone who doesn’t know, what does your company do? A. Wholesale distributors of keys, locks and key cutting machinery. We supply a comprehensive range of…

Coveted award achieved by Hickleys Automotive Academy

Coveted award achieved by Hickleys Automotive Academy

The Hickleys Automotive Academy has achieved another significant accreditation that further strengthens its leading position in the training of Ministry of defence personnel after achieving the coveted CTP (Career Transition Partnership) preferred supplier status. Hickleys’ training centre holds many different accreditations and qualifications that give prospective trainees confidence that the training provided is the best…

ALEX sponsor interview – Lockdecoders

ALEX sponsor interview – Lockdecoders

We’ve been asking all our exhibitors to tell us a little bit about what they’ve got in store for you at ALEX! Here’s what Lockdecoders had to say: Q. For anyone who doesn’t know, what does your company do? A. Manufacture high end locksmith tools, and also designed and produced MiraClone. Which is the only…

ALEX sponsor interview – UAP Tradelocks

ALEX sponsor interview – UAP Tradelocks

We’ve been asking all our exhibitors to tell us a little bit about what they’ve got in store for you at ALEX! UAP Tradelocks are one of our sponsors and they’ve got a lot in store for you – here’s what they told us: Q. For anyone who doesn’t know, what does your company do?…

ALEX exhibitor interview – 1st Call Lockouts Ltd

ALEX exhibitor interview – 1st Call Lockouts Ltd

We’ve been asking all our exhibitors to tell us a little bit about what they’ve got in store for you at ALEX! Here’s what 1st Call Lockouts had to say: Q. For anyone who doesn’t know, what does your company do? A. Manufacture high end locksmith tools, and also designed and produced TouchClone. An incircuit cloning…

ALEX exhibitor interview – Payatrader.com

ALEX exhibitor interview – Payatrader.com

We’ve been asking all our exhibitors to tell us a little bit about what they’ve got in store for you at ALEX! Here’s what Payatrader.com had to say: Q. For anyone who doesn’t know, what does your company do? A. Payatrader is the UK’s first dedicated, low cost, card acceptance solution for small businesses. Aimed at start-ups,…

ALEX exhibitor interview – Advanced Keys Limited

ALEX exhibitor interview – Advanced Keys Limited

We’ve been asking all our exhibitors to tell us a little bit about what they’ve got in store for you at ALEX! Here’s what Advanced Keys had to say: Q. For anyone who doesn’t know, what does your company do? A. To provide an extensive range of replacement keys, remotes & transponders to Independent Autolocksmiths &…

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