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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
29th March 2023 Issue no. 649

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ERA delivers high security with new 2* door handle

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ERA, one of the UK’s leading home security providers, has extended its premium range of Fab&Fix suited hardware with the launch of its new Berwick High Security 2* Door Handle. 

As part of ERA’s ongoing commitment to supporting installers in providing homeowners with the highest standards of security, the door handle has been independently tested and certified in accordance with TS 007-1: 2014 +A2 Corr 2 and is compatible with all euro profile cylinders.

ASSA ABLOY launches new panic and emergency exit hardware for aluminium doors

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Specifically designed for aluminum doors with Concealed Vertical Rods (CVR), the newly launched range of push bar, push pad, and touch bar panic and emergency exit devices and external hardware from ASSA ABLOY forms an integral part of building safety.

3DX-Ray supply Threat Scan-LSC Systems to the Brazilian State Military Police

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3DX-Ray have announced the sale of a quantity of Threat Scan-LSC Systems to the Brazilian State Military Police – EOD Team via their Brazilian partner,Berkana Tecnologia em Segurança

DIP-Switch Coded Long-Range RF Transmitter

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The ENFORCER DIP-Switch Coded Long-Range RF Transmitter offers an impressive range of up to 1800ft (550m) with greater immunity to environmental interference and temperature extremes, water-resistance (IP68), and dustproofing.

Setting the standard for 3* security with new anti-snap guarantee

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As part of its commitment to providing installers with certified solutions that meet the latest security standards, leading home security provider, ERA, has launched a new High Security 3* Euro Profile Cylinder supplied with a £2,000 anti-snap guarantee.

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This Week's News

British security industry bucks trend as demand for security officers soars

Security-Guard.jpgAmid headlines about hiring freezes and job cuts, the British security industry is bucking the trend.

New figures published by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), which represents the UK’s private security firms, indicate that the sector is booming, with businesses recruiting an estimated 65,000 new security specialists over the last six months as demand for their services grows.

The Security Event 2023

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The exhibition will showcase the world’s leading security brands, offering you the best opportunity to source the latest products, technologies and solutions, whilst networking and meeting face-to-face with key experts from across the industry. Ensure you're up-to-date with the latest developments and issues in security via our comprehensive education programme.

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U4GO Ultra High Frequency

* CDVI-U4GO.jpgUltra High Frequency radio transmission solutions are ideal for controlling pedestrian and vehicle access to secure automatic gates. The U4GO range detects vehicles moving up to 50mph!

U4GO is an ultra high frequency (UHF) solution for automatic pedestrian and vehicle gate access. The system operates with UHF credentials with proprietary security encryption for added security.

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BURG-W√ĄCHTER takes it to the Max!

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Burg-Wächter has appointed Maxine Thompson as Area Sales Manager, ramping up efforts to max powerin her territory, Scotland and North England.

Off the scale with enthusiasm, Maxine who was previously a professional racing instructor for quad bikes, 4x4s and supercars at Scotlands national race circuit, Knockhill, as well as other motorsport centres in Scotland, brings a wealth of customer-facing experience to her new role at Burg-Wächter. She was also part of the 16-strong team on STVs Formula Woman’ – chosen from over 14,000 applicants.

Chubb apprentice wins prestigious award

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Chubb, one of the UK's leading fire safety and security solutions providers, has congratulated a remarkable staff member on winning a prestigious Apprentice of the Year award.

13th Lockexpo photo review

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The 13th annual Lockexpo was held at the Belfry hotel, Nottingham. Sponsored this year by Hickleys and as always the exhibitors made the show stand out. Lots of colourful stands, plenty to browse and buy.[

The weather was a bit threatening in the forecast but it turned out to be amazing sunny weather. Visitor registrations were high and the percentage that booked in very, very good many staying overnight for a second day.

Abloy UK appoints new Digital Access Solutions Academy Manager

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Johnathon Dale has been appointed as the new Manager of Abloy UK’s Digital Access Solutions Academy, a purpose-built facility to educate, install and test the company’s range of products, with a particular focus on new digital solutions and ecosystems portfolio. 

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