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Borg Launches Covid Beating Lock

Last updated: Monday, October 19, 2020

Locks and lock handles are a potential high-transmission surface for the coronavirus but an Essex lock manufacturer has come up with a solution specifically designed to limit the transmission of COVID-19. Borg Locks has patented a physical copper alloy shield for their digital push-button combination locks which they hope will ‘lock the door’ against COVID-19. […]

Naylor Promise Wider Range Following Procter Fencing Acquisition

Last updated: Monday, September 21, 2020

Naylor Concrete Products has acquired the business and certain assets of concrete fencing manufacturer Procter Fencing for an undisclosed sum. Procter Fencing is a manufacturer and supplier of concrete fence posts and ancillary products. The business has a turnover of £3.3m, is based in Garforth and employs 32 people; Procter director Keith Kirwin will be […]

Birkdale Locks in Patents

Last updated: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In a move that reaffirms the company’s position as a leader in advanced gate and fencing hardware Birkdale, has been awarded full product patents for the single and double locking versions of its innovative GATEMATE® Euro Profile Long Throw Lock. Designed to provide avanced gate security across all types of applications, the GATEMATE® Euro Profile […]

Management Buyout at Procters

Last updated: Thursday, September 3, 2020

A management buyout has been completed by one of the UK’s oldest fencing companies, Welsh based Procter Brothers which can trace its family roots back to 1740. The Caerphilly-based manufacturer and service provider, has made the move that will ensure the future of Procter Machine Safety and Procter Contracts. Over the yerars Procter Brothers benefits […]

DHF Training Starts Again

Last updated: Monday, June 1, 2020

Face-to-face training is beginning again at the DHF Academy headquarters in Staffortdshire The trade organisation started class operations on June 2nd. This is the first time it has offered the facility since the lockdown measures were put in place in March and places are being restricted to six each day. “From the start of lockdown, […]

DHF’s Guide to On-Site Working

Last updated: Thursday, May 28, 2020

Detailed consultations has led DHF to publish a comprehensive 11-page guidance document detailing working from distance. This follows the interim version which was sent out at the end of April and DHF is urging members to pass it on to customers. “We have continued to gather information from a number of sources and produce a […]

Gate Safe Distance Learning Wins Sign Ups

Last updated: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Gate Safe reports a strong response to its Aware Distance Learning module, launched in April, following the need to cancel all face-to-face training because of coronavirus regulations. Enquiries are on a par with the traditional training offering. The online course is now fully digital, allowing the training pack and follow-up test all to be issued […]

Lochrin Bain Score Palisade First

Last updated: Friday, May 1, 2020

Glasgow based Lochrin Bain are developing a raft of new products as the company looks to maintain its place in the security sector. The company, part of the Martin Group of companies, has seen major engineering investment over the past three years at its Cumbernauld plant, providing the foundation to move ahead with new products. […]

Frontier Pitts Techno Investment Pays Off

Last updated: Thursday, April 30, 2020

An on-going investment in technology has given manufacturer Frontier Pitts with the foundation to continue working during the COVID-19 shutdown. The Crawley based company has maintained its production facilities throughout the industry lockdown, as well as offering support and maintenance services. “We’ve not cutback at all,’ said Sally Osmond of Frontier Pitts. ‘While working strictly […]

Safetyflex Says Thanks to DIT for Decade of Growth

Last updated: Monday, April 20, 2020

A Coventry company whose anti-terrorism products protect high-profile sites around the world from vehicle attacks is celebrating a decade of government help with expanding into international markets. Safetyflex Barriers has been assisted by the Department for International Trade (DIT) at the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce since 2009, and has seen exports grow to […]