Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Yale Searches For The Perfect Fit With Conexis® L1 Competition


Yale is offering nine lucky visitors at this year’s FIT Show the chance to win a brand new Conexis® L1 Smart Door Lock.

The Conexis® L1 puts you fully in control of your door, allowing you to configure, control and unlock your door all from your smartphone via our new Bluetooth low energy App. For ultimate peace of mind, you can create and send mobile keys to family and friends, and keep track of who comes and goes simply using your smartphone.

Visitors to the Yale stand will be able to select a key tag at random, nine of which have been paired with a device on stand. If your chosen key tag opens the door, you’ll be the lucky winner of a Conexis® L1.

Yale will also be celebrating the introduction of ‘Big Tuesday’ in style with a gin bar on stand where you can come and try a bespoke menu of cocktails. Taking place 23rd May between 5pm – 8pm, the ‘after-hours’ atmosphere provides a great opportunity to network and meet customers face to face.

And don’t forget, Yale will also be giving a seminar discussing upcoming trends and opportunities affecting the door and window industry. Tabitha Morton, Head of Integration for Yale, will be hosting the session titled ‘Future Trends in Home Automation’, on Wednesday 24th May at 14:30pm.

You can find Yale on stand C8 at the FIT Show, taking place 23rd – 25th May at the NEC, Birmingham.

For further information about Yale Door and Window Solutions, please visit www.yaledws.co.uk or alternatively call 01902 366800.

To register for FIT Show 2017, please visit www.fitshow.co.uk



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Monday, 24 April 2017

Alugate Brings State-Of-The-Art Aluminium Gates To The UK Market


Alugate - a leading name in the UK gate industry – is now offering the best in Italian manufacturing and technical excellence to gate installers across the country.

The company has the exclusive UK distribution rights to the range of gates made by Alutrend - an established Italian company that has been manufacturing aluminium products for over 40 years. Alutrend’s parent company, which was founded in 1974, manufactured and installed aluminium windows. 

Later the firm diversified and developed new and innovative aluminium gates and associated products - and Alutrend was born. Alutrend continues to create high quality aluminium products that are made specifically for professional installers.

Alugate UK Managing Director Stewart Phillips believes that Alutrend is the best possible choice for any installers looking to offer aluminium gates:

“I have a background in the gate trade and had heard about the excellent reputation of Alutrend aluminium gates, so I began to look into the possibility of distributing them here,” he explains. “I was amazed when I first went to Italy to see the factory and the manufacturing process, as the level of care and attention they put into the production of each gate is phenomenal. That’s why I became determined to supply Alutrend products to the UK market – to give British installers access to aluminium gates that really are the best in the business.”

The gates supplied by Alutrend offer a distinct advantage over other aluminium gates as they are welded together, as opposed to being sectional, making them much stronger. 

Also, all Alutrend gates are CE Marked – so, when combined with a CE Marked motor, the products used in the installation meet all legal requirements. 

What’s more, because the gates are made from aluminium – they are not attacked by rust or rot and are much lighter than wooden, iron or steel gates, ensuring a longer life for both columns and automation equipment. In addition, the light weight enables larger gates to make better use of obstacle detection technology.


Alutrend gates also boast a considerable capacity to withstand the elements, thanks to a comprehensive treatment process. After assembly, the gates are sandblasted using two types of sand then washed and degreased with solvents and acids. They are then dried in a special oven, painted in the chosen colour using an electrostatic application of powder polyurethane, then oven-dried for a final time. 

The result is a gate that can withstand even the most adverse weather conditions and needs no maintenance. All gates are backed by a 10-year insurance guarantee on the structure and coating. 

The range distributed by Alugate includes wrought iron/steel style gates, modern steel style gates, contemporary slat gates and ranch style gates. Bespoke gates can also be created to a client’s specific requirements.
“These gates are really hitting the mark, with our network of installers across the country reporting increasing demand for them,” adds Stewart Phillips. “We are also looking for new installers to add to our network, so welcome any enquiries.” 
To find out more about Alugate – and view the full range of Alutrend gates – visit www.alu-gate.co.uk call 0845 2588496 or email info@alu-gate.co.uk




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Sunday, 23 April 2017

Eight out of ten motorists have no idea about new speeding fine structure


More than eight out of every 10 British motorists are unaware of new speeding fines, which could see someone earning £50,000 pay a fine of £1000* for travelling 41mph in a 20mph limit, according to research carried out by leading consumer motoring website www.HonestJohn.co.uk 

In a survey carried out by the website**, 84% of respondents said they didn’t know what the new sentencing guidelines – which come into force on Monday - meant, while more than half (56%) were completely unaware that the penalties for speeding were changing.

Under new rules laid out by the Sentencing Council, the changes mean that magistrates have the power to fine motorists by up to 150% of their weekly take-home income, while even minor offences can lead to fines of up to 50% of an offender’s weekly income. There will be a cap of £1,000 per offence, or £2,500 if it is committed on a motorway.


HonestJohn.co.uk’s Managing Editor, Daniel Powell, said:
“While most people agree that excessive speed has no place on our roads, and that greater deterrents are likely to reduce the amount of deaths and injuries related to speeding, the new fines policy appears to have entered the law almost unnoticed.”
The new speeding fine structure comes into force tomorrow Monday (April 24) and gives judges and magistrates the power to fine motorists up to 150% of their weekly income for the worst speeding fines, or up to 50% of their income for creeping over the limit, within 10mph of the prevailing maximum.

While the new rules set the bar for speeding fines, there are no plans to remove the option of Speed Awareness Courses for first time minor offenders. At present, those caught speeding by a small amount are frequently offered a half-day awareness course in lieu of points on their licence, with the courses costing the same as the equivalent fixed penalty. How these will be charged under the new system is as yet undefined.

“While the new fines are clearly a deterrent, the bigger issue here is that prevention is better than cure,” added Powell. “One very real concern is that, while speeding is easier to police, there are greater road safety concerns attached to driver distraction than creeping slightly over the speed limit.
“If sentencing guidelines for speeding are heading this way, then in an era of more connectivity behind the wheel, we should be addressing concerns around mobile phone use, in-car app and sat nav distractions in much the same way. Harsher fines are a deterrent, but we can’t help but think a better, more modern approach to driver education would have a greater influence on road safety.”
About HonestJohn.co.uk

HonestJohn.co.uk is the website that champions for fairness to car owners by publishing expert, unbiased information to help consumers make informed choices about their cars. The site has more than 2.0m unique visitors each month.


The website was established in 2000 in response to reader questions to the Honest John column in Telegraph Motoring. It gives free advice and information and aims to help raise standards for the consumer. It provides honest answers to direct questions about the best cars and the best deals for consumers, written clearly and displayed in a user friendly way.


* Fines based on individuals with a standard tax code of 1150L. Take home pay will vary depending on personal circumstances
** Sentencing guidelines survey carried out via www.HonestJohn.co.uk on an independent panel of British driving licence holders aged 18-84 on April 19, 2017. 




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Saturday, 22 April 2017

Regional Sales Manager required by Securefast


Securefast Access Control & Locking Systems are seeking a Regional Sales Manager to cover North East England from Yorkshire north up to and including Scotland.


THE PERSON
Will be well presented and hard working, with experience in the locking and security sectors. The area covered would be the North East of England from Yorkshire north up to and including Scotland

SKILLS
  • Good communicator
  • Sales environment history
  • Dip GAI or qualification in business studies
  • Able to present at board level and to a group.

PACKAGE 
  • Good basic salary plus commission.
  • Private health and pension.
  • BMW 3 series car fully expensed.

EXPERIENCE
  • Worked for a minimum of five years in the locking and security industries.
  • Have a good knowledge of the specification market with emphasis on security products.
  • Knowledge of access control and mechanical locking products would be an advantage.

EDUCATION
  • Diploma with the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers
    OR
  • A Degree in Construction or Business Management
    OR
  • Good level of passes within secondary education with qualifications to a minimum of level 3 NVQ or Apprenticeship or BTEC Higher Nationals.

APPLICATION
Please write to Duncan Crawley Managing Director, Securefast plc with a current CV and the reasons why you would be the right candidate for our company.

Duncan Crawley
Securefast plc
Unit 6 Cedars Business Centre
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Friday, 21 April 2017

Urmet iPervoice stars at BBC Television Centre

Developers Stanhope plc are using Urmet’s open platform iPervoice door entry
system on an initial phase of 430 apartments and penthouses for visitor
announcement, system management by concierge staff, and lift control interface.

Urmet has added to its portfolio of heritage buildings with an installation at the world-famous former BBC Television Centre in White City, London.

The 14-acre complex is one of the capital’s most recognisable landmarks, with a frontage and statues that are known to television viewers around the world. Many features are Grade II-listed and will remain as part of the new residential, leisure and commercial complex.

Developers, Stanhope plc, are using Urmet’s open platform iPervoice IP door entry system on an initial phase of 430 apartments and penthouses for visitor announcement, system management by concierge staff and lift control interface.

Elekta glass entry panels have been specified to minimise visual impact on the iconic Fifties architecture. These panels have been fitted at 40 entrance points and connected over the Cat5e network allowing visitors to communicate with residents. The Elekta is a Power over Ethernet (PoE) panel that features a 3.5-inch colour display and allows both audio and video messages to be recorded.

The panel will also detect if a door has been left open and there is a duress function for anybody who feels under threat. At large sites, the panel can display a route map from the external entry gates to the selected residence. The Elekta features soft-touch controls and can be flush-mounted. Urmet also supplied a number of bespoke external posts for installing the panels in areas of Television Centre where the buildings have a glass-fronted or a curtain-wall exterior.

On certain panels in communal areas there are additional one-button call units for contacting the 24-hour concierge staff. These are from Urmet’s Sinthesi Steel range and feature a wide-angle 120° camera, vandal-resistant body and impact resistance to IK09.

In the apartments, residents respond to calls from the entrance panels and communicate with their visitors using Urmet’s newly launched MAX IP Android-powered touchscreen. This is a seven-inch tablet-style device that uses swipe and gesture conventions familiar to any smartphone user. The MAX IP has a 2-megapixel camera and a 1024x600 pixel screen.

Intelligent lift management

An important feature of the MAX IP is a lift icon that generates a signal to the lift interface when pressed. Residents can call the lift to their floor or send it to the ground level to receive a guest or delivery person – all without leaving their apartment. The lift occupant can only travel to the floor for which they have permission and they are prevented from visiting other levels. This function is a core requirement of Secured by Design (SBD), the official UK Police initiative that seeks to ‘design-out crime’ through physical security. Urmet is fully committed to SBD and was an early adopter of the scheme.

Television Centre also uses Urmet’s switchboard software, which allows concierges to manage calls, receive and create alarms, and send messages on a global, group or individual basis. The software simplifies these functions by presenting the concierge with an intuitive screen menu and empowers staff through an overall site awareness that contributes to resident safety. Concierges will work from a lobby formed from the original ‘stage door’ entrance to Television Centre.

App-based solution
“Urmet excels at populating our touchscreens with factory-controlled third-party apps for integration to home automation and network systems. This is a direction in which developers and installers want our sector to move and the trend was also emphasised by prospective end-users when they looked at the system in the marketing suite created by developers, Stanhope.” said Mark Hagger, Sales & Marketing Director at Urmet. 
He continued: “Many of our projects involve door entry at sites that retain the original fabric of an historic building. Urmet’s unobtrusive designs allow architects to maintain period feel, but also empower residents with functionality. This is becoming one of the many strengths of the iPervoice system.”

After its opening by the Queen in 1960, the studios at White City created programmes ranging from Blue Peter to Children in Need for over fifty years, until 2012. Known from now on as Television Centre, the overall site covers 145 acres. The architect is London-based practice, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, which will retain components such as the Helios statue and mosaic work.

The recent Urmet installation is on the initial ‘Helios’ apartment block. The scheme will finally include 950 new homes, offices, restaurants, cafés, a cinema, shops, hotels and an additional campus for Imperial College. A piazza the size of Trafalgar Square will be created in the original frontage.

For further information, please visit www.urmet.co.uk or email marketing@urmet.co.uk



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Thursday, 20 April 2017

High class closing from Powermatic



Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers have been used to great effect on one of the newest apartment buildings to grace the banks of the River Thames.

Situated at Millbank and enjoying spectacular, unrestricted views of the Thames, Riverwalk House has been designed by award-winning architects Stanton Williams for Ronson Capital Partners.

Its architecture is inspired by the sinuous curves of the river as it winds past the site. The building’s gentle interlocking form creates an open aspect for the 116 residential apartments and penthouses, maximising natural light and internal space.

The high aesthetic quality of the building’s stunning limestone, bronze and glass exterior is continued inside; created by United Designers, the interior features a light, airy décor scheme, tastefully detailed with contrasting dark stained oak apartment doors and surrounding panels. This rich dark wood theme has been extended to apartment interiors, with concealed fittings allowing doors and panelling to be shown to their luxurious best.

Conscious of the need to retain this high-spec appearance to doors and interiors, Stanton Williams specified Powermatic concealed door closers for entrance doors to the individual residences. Doors were supplied and fitted by Ruddy Joinery, and mortices routed on site to accept the door closers, which were supplied by leading architectural ironmonger, Franchi plc.

Powermatic door closers are totally concealed when the door is closed and barely noticeable when the door is opened, although the polished chrome face plates selected for Riverwalk do ensure that, if seen, the door closers will complement the doors’ polished metal detail strips and other door furniture.

This concealment ensures that the appearance of the high quality dark wood doors and interior finishes is not spoiled by intrusive mechanical arms and control boxes that would be an unavoidable consequence of using surface mounted door closers.

Jason White of Stanton Williams comments, 
“We chose the Powermatic concealed door closer as it meets the necessary fire and accessibility requirements and, just as importantly for this project, it is hidden from view when the door is closed, helping to retain a clean appearance to doors and interiors”
For more product details visit: www.concealeddoorclosers.com




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Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Specification Support Service from Yale


For social housing providers it is important to consider all the issues early during the specification process, as choosing robust, effective solutions from the outset can help to ensure a tenant’s feeling of trust and safety, whilst also reducing the need for costly call backs in the long-term.

Yale’s Specification Support Service offers the opportunity to take a detailed walk through the relevant legislation, standards and guidance, enabling housing providers and specifiers to make an informed choice.

John Pearl, Specification Manager for Yale, said:
“Yale’s Specification Support Service aims to help you make the right choices in window and door hardware. We’ll provide a clear and impartial guide to the issues you need to address, the legislative requirements that you must
meet and the products most suited to the application and environment in which they need to operate. 
“You can rest assured that Yale’s extensive industry experience will help you find the best hardware solutions, for you and your residents.”

As the leading name in home security, Yale is able to provide expert guidance and advice on safeguarding residents and properties with its free RIBA accredited CPD seminars.

John adds: “With cumulatively over 36 years industry experience, each individual within our dedicated Specification team can successfully cover the wide range of topics required.
“We continuously review our RIBA accredited CPD seminars and are happy to present to groups, or on a one-to-one basis. Our service includes template specifications that can be tailored to the individual needs of your residents.” 
As part of Yale’s commitment to its partners, the Partnership Pledge Plus offers an audited warranty scheme to housing providers who specify Yale’s hardware, including the austenitic stainless steel range. It has been designed to help ensure that the hardware specified, is that which is supplied and fitted.

Under the scheme, which involves no cost to either the fabricator or specifier, Yale will monitor individual contracts to ensure that the right components have been used and correctly installed. Additionally, site visits by the specification team will help to confirm that the most suitable ironmongery products are being used and that standards are maintained throughout the duration of the project.

Visits will also oversee any hardware issues that may arise during the installation process. Yale then provides a 15-year warranty direct to the housing provider on contracts where the specification has been met in full.

For further information about Yale’s Specification support service, or to arrange one of Yale’s RIBA-accredited CPD seminars call 01902 366800 or email info@yaledws.co.uk. For more information on Yale DWS products please visit www.yaledws.co.uk.




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Tuesday, 18 April 2017

FIT Show 2017 reveals nearly 100 brand new exhibitors!



This year’s FIT Show is proving to be a massive hit with new exhibiting companies, who see the opportunities that they confidently expect will come from being present at one of the best trade shows in the business.

The show, which takes place at Birmingham’s NEC from 23rd to 25th May, has attracted no fewer than 99 new exhibiting companies, illustrating the huge interest it can generate within the industry.

FIT Show organisers are delighted that so many new companies have signed up to show off their products and services. Companies exhibiting for the first time include Alutech Systems and Gwent-based AluK, for whom – as their names suggest – aluminium lies at the heart of everything they do.

Door companies Longden Doors and Mexin Doors have both booked their spot for 2017, so too has the newly formed price comparison site for window prices for homeowners, Comparemywindows.com, as has sealants company European Chemical Industries.

The decision to move the show to the NEC has clearly proved popular with the industry, with its larger exhibition space and the added bonus of great facilities nearby, including bars, hotels, restaurants and health clubs.

The venue move, together with the thumbs-up from the industry, shows how the FIT Show is going from strength to strength.

And while remaining space is at a premium, there is still time to book a spot in which to showcase your product or service. But hurry, with all these new exhibitors coming on board, you’ll have to be quick!

Taking place 23-25th May 2017, to book a stand at FIT Show 2017 please contact Freya Humphries on: 07572 623457, or email: freya@fitshow.co.uk

To register as a visitor for FIT Show 2017 visit: www.livebuzzreg.co.uk/2017/fit17




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Monday, 17 April 2017

Unique 18 years’ protection on new locking system


A new high end, fully patented cylinder lock range with a lifetime trade mark has been launched by HOPPE (UK) for a wide range of commercial, residential and industrial needs.  

The AR3000 range boasts a unique 14mm core which allows for more pin variations and an extremely high number of combination possibilities for larger, more complex master key systems at no extra cost.

The system is patented until 2034 and has unlimited, lifetime trademark protection which prevents illegal duplication of keys. It also features tamper-proof technologies and classroom function.

Cylinders can be made to any length – even to the longest lengths required in buildings with thicker doors for acoustic properties, such as music schools and theatres – and come in a wide assortment of double and single cylinder types and padlocks. Special finishes can be provided, including bronze and polished brass.

Andy Matthews, head of sales for HOPPE (UK) said:
“This is a stunning product, providing a level of security that is unrivalled in the cylinder market in terms of length of patent protection. We can match any finish required, and manufacture to any length. These cylinders can cope with the toughest demands, and perform to the highest standards.
“HOPPE is already well regarded as a cylinder specialist. With our broad offering of cylinders and our in-house cylinder centre staffed by qualified locksmiths, we have been offering a master-keying service for master suites and keyed alike sets for over 10 years. We really can meet all of our customers’ requirements, and make the preparation and supply of master key systems very easy for them.”

For further details on the ARRONE Specification Cylinder Range please call HOPPE UK on 01902 484400.

www.hoppe.com




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Sunday, 16 April 2017

Celebrating the Cavalier with Attitude



A special 25th birthday display to celebrate the silver anniversary of the Cavalier Turbo will be one of the big draws at this year’s Performance Vauxhall Show, which takes place at Santa Pod Raceway, Beds, on June 11, 2017.

The hot Cavalier stood out from the "repmobile" crowd with its 204bhp C20LET turbocharged engine, four-wheel-drive and Chevrolet Corvette-derived six-speed gearbox when it made its debut in 1992, but with just 49 left registered on the UK’s roads according to howmanyleft.co.uk, it’s now one of the rarest and most cherished of 1990s performance saloons.


At least 10 of the surviving examples will be on display at the show, from immaculately preserved standard variants to the wildly modified.

The Cavalier feature will be just one part of the ultimate show for fans of hot Vauxhalls, sponsored by Apex Performance and Goodridge, which regularly attracts over 10,000 visitors to the famous drag strip.

With on-strip action, including the chance for owners to enter their own Vauxhalls in a VX-only ‘Run What Ya Brung’, Santa Pod will be spilling over with Griffin greats, be them retro Novas, Chevettes, Cavaliers and Astras, or more modern VX220s, Monaros and VXRs.

As well as the drag strip action, PVS promises a host of other features including an Autotest, entrance photography, a lively retail village for the latest parts, mods and memorabilia, a show and shine, and some of the best and busiest club displays going. 

The show itself takes place on the Sunday, but many fans making their annual pilgrimage love to make a weekend of it, so this year PVS is putting on some live evening entertainment, in the form of DJ Pied Piper and MC DT, the sound behind the famous Ayia Nappa hit ‘Do You Really Like it?”

Camping is available at the show on the Saturday evening, and that’s where the fun really begins. Camping costs £25 per person if booked in advance, with a late night bar and Santa Pod’s funfair in action all evening.

An early bird offer also applies to show day tickets - £18 (plus booking fee), as opposed to £23 on the gate. To buy tickets, visit www.performancevauxhallshow.co.uk

For the first time in 2017, there will be a second Performance Vauxhall Show later in the year, which takes place at Rockingham Motor Speedway, Northants, on October 15. A special double discount package is on offer for Vauxhall clubs that want to attend both.

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Saturday, 15 April 2017

Helping Create the Future of Learning



GEZE UK is giving students a super welcome at one of Europe’s newest super colleges – the £228 million City of Glasgow College in the heart of Glasgow.

The technical and professional skills college, which has been created on two sites, one either side of the River Clyde – City Campus and Riverside – has been called a ‘college of the future’. It aims to prepare students for the world of work with industry standard and state-of-the art facilities.

Contractor Sir Robert McAlpine, chose GEZE products to create the entrances to match that at City Campus. The cutting-edge, contemporary building with almost 1000 learning spaces, needed to incorporate a statement entrance, but also have practicalities and safety in mind.

The west and south elevations have a similar aesthetic with imposing glass and steel framed facades into which manual revolving doors have been installed along with automated swing doors to one side.

The college has been built to accommodate 40,000 students and 1300 staff, so functionality was key to ensure a steady flow of traffic across the threshold. The TSA 325 NT manual revolving doors are spacious yet easy to operate. They include a control system which ensures that those using the door cannot be forced to speed up by a someone entering the door behind them

The TSA 325 NT also provides an effective draught-free lobby, keeping noise, dirt and dust out of the building.

The Slimdrive EMD-F electro-mechanical swing doors fitted next to the revolving doors are extremely versatile. They provide easy access for those with mobility issues as assisted opening can be initiated using the operating button with guaranteed constant opening and closing speed.

At just 7cm high, the Slimdrive EMD-F operator is extremely discreet and sits neatly on the frame. It is a low-wear, hi-performance system which is exceptionally quiet in operation.

At Riverside, the RIBA Sterling prize nominated campus incorporates a Slimdrive SL NT single sliding automatic door on the entrance to a 198-bed student accommodation block which is home to more than 3,000 marine and engineering students.

The Slimdrive SL NT blends seamlessly into the entrance of the contemporary pillared frontage. With an operator height of just 7cm – it is almost invisible and can move leaf weights of up to 125kg, making it ideal for public buildings with high levels of footfall and a continuous flow of people moving in various directions.

Being virtually silent in operation, it was an ideal choice for a building with lots of activity which must also lend itself to residential requirements. The accommodation provides a safe, secure, and welcoming environment for all students who stay there.

Kaz Spiewakowski, managing director of GEZE UK, said:

“It is a mark of confidence for GEZE products to have been used in such a dynamic and trailblazing establishment. The City of Glasgow College is leading the way in providing top class facilities for staff and students and we are delighted that our products have been installed there.”
For more information about GEZE UK’s comprehensive range of automatic operators and manual door closers call 01543 443000 or visit www.geze.co.uk



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Friday, 14 April 2017

Truedor Launches New Security Cylinder



Truedor is delighted to announce the release of a new security cylinder across its full range of Composite Doors.

The UAP Kinetica Kitemarked high security 3*cylinder is now available as an option for Truedor trade customers wanting to offer an even more high security product to their customers.

The Secured by Design approved cylinder comes with anti-snap, anti-bump, anti-drill and anti-tilt features which further enhance its security credentials.

Truedor’s new security cylinder is also designed and tested to ensure that if it is attacked from the outside it can still be opened from inside, ensuring that the door will continue to be secure and safe to use and will function as normal for the homeowner.

Truedor Sales and Marketing Manager Richard Kirman commented:
“We are really delighted to be able to offer this cylinder to our trade customers. Our design and technical teams are continually looking at how we can improve the Truedor product even further, and this new security feature is the latest part of that process.
“There are a great many technical features in the cylinder, but the bottom line is that it is even more secure than many other products on the market, whilst crucially giving the consumer peace of mind that in the event of attack their doors will remain secure and fully operational – this is a big plus point for me.
“As a separate point, the cylinder is also available in a keyed-alike or master-suite option, which gives us another USP for our customers”

The UAP Kinetica 3* cylinder is tested to EN1303:2005

For more information please visit www.truedor.co.uk




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Thursday, 13 April 2017

DHF launch Modern Branding and Literature


DHF has announced the exciting launch of its new branding and literature that will keep the organisation looking current well into the future. 

Out with the old, in with the new:

Having identified a need for a complete overhaul to bring its branding and literature up to date, DHF has embraced a more modern, streamlined look that will keep the organisation looking current well into the future. 

The new DHF logo is strong and masculine with a definite boldness, but hasn’t forgotten its roots. Over time, the organisation will be easily identifiable from the layout and colours. 

Impactful and powerful, the new branding sends a definite and confident message to members and their clients that DHF mean business when it comes to compliance.

Addressing current and future growth:

The organisation has experienced significant member growth over the past five years, with 371 members in 2017, compared to 220 in 2012. 

 In addition, more than 1000 individuals have completed the DHF Diploma Training Course, with the DHF initiative, ‘Gate Safety Week’, a year-long commitment that culminates in a week of activities during October, now in its fourth year and taking place from 9th – 15th. 

 A new training officer and additional administrative staff have also joined the pro-active organisation to support its growth and future development.

Later this month, DHF will also be launching its stunning new website which will provide members with a thorough overview of the six member areas that it represents, permitting the simple downloading of publications and more efficient functionality.

DHF Marketing Manager, Patricia Sowsbery-Stevens said: 
“2017 is a very exciting time for DHF and we are delighted to be launching a fresh, new ‘look’ for the organisation.
“We are experiencing tremendous growth and a more streamlined brand will safeguard us for the future whilst projecting a more professional image to the industry.”

Find out more about DHF at www.dhfonline.org.uk



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Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Stop, Listen and Learn at FIT Show 2017


For many the FIT Show 2017 will present the chance to discover new products and services, meet with clients and forge new business partnerships, as well as mix business with pleasure thanks to a host of social and networking events on the evening of BIG Tuesday. 

However, for all the good reasons to get along to the NEC on 23-25 May, the opportunity to learn more about the industry, and maximise the potential of your business as a result, has to be among the most important.

As the old saying goes, knowledge is power, and at this year’s FIT Show there are going to be a wide ranging number of seminar sessions and discussions, hosted by a broad spectrum of industry experts all designed to empower visitors with the insight and information required to stay ahead of the competition.

For 2017 the FIT Show organisers have put together the most comprehensive seminar programme yet, with a host of distinguished speakers covering a full spectrum of key topics for the window, door and conservatory industry. A total of 19 seminar sessions have been scheduled for the exhibition, all of which have been planned in order to provide show-goers with up to date advice on everything from market conditions, regulations and finance, to the latest sales, business and installation advice.

And, with a significant aluminium presence at the 2017 FIT Show, there will also be a separate and dedicated programme from systems house AluK, which will be hosting a series of seminars focusing on the aluminium industry.

Visitors to the Expert Zone on AluK’s stand (Q10) will have the opportunity to gain invaluable insight into the state of the aluminium market from the likes of CAB Chairman, Justin Ratcliffe, as well as get up to speed with the latest products, regulations and trends. All of which will prove to be vital information for any fabricators thinking about adding aluminium to their product offering.

In addition to that, hardware specialist MACO will be hosting a ‘Tweet and Meet’ (#TNMP4), on stand E20 between 5-8pm on Tuesday 23rd May, that will invite guests to address a number of topics such as poor customer service and price increases, to more technical subjects such as PAS24 and DocQ. Presented in an informal and relaxed environment, MACO’s ‘Tweet and Meet’ will not only be a forum to discuss subjects that impact on the daily working lives of those in the glazing industry, but also a chance to catch up with old friends and maybe meet new ones as well.

All seminars, which take place on stand B70, are free to attend to FIT Show visitors. For more details on the full programme, visit: www.fitshow.co.uk/seminars. For more information on the AluK seminars please visit: www.fitshow.co.uk/aluk-seminar

The show is taking place from the 23rd to 25th May 2017, to book a stand at FIT Show 2017 please contact Freya Humphries on: 07572 623457, or email: freya@fitshow.co.uk.

To register as a visitor for FIT Show 2017 visit: www.livebuzzreg.co.uk/2017/fit17



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Tuesday, 11 April 2017

SOSEC receives first UK MotorwayTrial


SOSEC, the UK's first mobile, solar powered barrier and gate system for work sites made its UK debut on the M23 last month, securing the main works entrance of a 1.5km section of road works.

Highway Care, SOSEC's  highways partner, were responsible for installing the full overnight installation of 1500 metres of temporary crash barrier on the live lane, securing the hard shoulder work zone.

On the M23, the SOSEC gate provided contractors with a power free method to slow and control access to the work zone, track who is on site and prevent accidental entry from the general public. 

A 4G intercom allows visiting contractors or emergency services to contact the central control office and known contractors use managed swipe cards or codes to enter - all powered by the sun.


Ben Duncker, Commercial Sales Director, Highway Care explains,
"SOSEC is allowing us to offer a unique solution to our clients, helping to protect the vulnerable entrance to dangerous work zones.
"Its 'ready to work' and mains free design means we simply lower it into position and the security is in place. This can save contractors thousands of pounds of traditional manned security costs and we have some really positive feedback already from the trial site" 

Visit the SOSEC website to find out more or call 08456 800269 





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