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Openview and Bold announce new technology partnership

Bold Communications has announced a new technology partnership with Openview Security Solutions which aims to enable clients, particularly in the public sector, to take advantage of the expertise and capabilities accumulated by both companies in the deployment of alarm and...
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Upgrading security at historical school

Amthal has created a scalable programme of works to upgrade security at St Albans School and ensure a secure environment. With an architectural mixture of buildings dating back from the Roman-era cellar, to extensions built in the 1990s, alongside a field study centre and sports...
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Communal garden secures access control

Abloy UK and Barry Brothers have supplied and installed a CLIQ Go electronic cylinder solution to a communal garden in Kensington, London to provide secure access. The garden’s previous access control system had proven to be unreliable, at times allowing members of the public...
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Mike Reddington named as new BSIA Chief Exec

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed Mike Reddington as its new Chief Executive. Mike has worked in the security industry for over 25 years. He began his career in electronic engineering before moving into sales and marketing, rising into senior roles...
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Primark using door solution to improve safety

Retailer Primark is using Traka’s dock door and management solutions to ensure efficiency and safety across its warehouse and distribution centres. Primark operates from eight distribution centres. Its most recent opening was in Islip, Northamptonshire, UK covering 1.1 million...
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Alarm helps wrapping company meet insurance needs

Stanley Security has installed an intruder alarm system at Wraps & Tints’ new premises, which not only protects the contents but also meets the insurance company’s needs. Based in Leyland, Lancashire, Wraps & Tints is a paint protection film, vehicle wrapping and window...
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New Vice Chairman of BSIA Export Council announced

Elmdene International has announced that Elmdene’s Director of Sales – EMEA Distribution, Kevin Coulson has been elected as Vice Chairman of the BSIA Export Council. Kevin has worked with the manufacturer of power supplies and ancillaries for 13 years. In both his current...
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Lodge Security acquires Ladbroke Security Services

Lodge Security has acquired Ladbroke Security Services, which has 120 staff and sales of £2.25 million. The company was founded in 1990 by retailer Chinacraft to protect its assets and has expanded its services to include 30 independent customers. Operating primarily in London...
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Protecting a Grade I-listed medieval granary

An addressable fire alarm panel manufactured by Kentec is protecting employees, residents and property at Grade I-listed Granary Court in Norfolk. The two-storey medieval granary and cottage, now converted into office space and meeting rooms, is constructed of flint and stone...
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Qognify completes acquisition of OnSSI Group

Qognify has completed the acquisition of the IP video management software (VMS) company On-Net Surveillance Systems (OnSSI), including SeeTec GmbH. Backed by investment firm Battery Ventures, Qognify announced the agreement on December 22, 2018 and the deal closed on December 28,...