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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 […]

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 […]

Barrier Components Up Product Solutions

Last updated: Friday, April 3, 2020

With over 30 years experience in the industry Barrier Components have few equals when it comes to sourcing, testing and stocking gate hardware. The list of products inlcudes cantilever and tracked gate systems, bi-folds and swing gate hardware, aimed at offering a range to suit a multitude of applications. Now the Purfleet based company has […]

DHF Put Training on Hold

Last updated: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Please note that DHF has cancelled all face-to-face training courses and meetings and will follow Government advice as to when courses and meetings will continue. DHF is actively updating official social media portals with daily information via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Follow us for any news and updates we release during this time. ‘As usual, […]

DHF Puts Training Online

Last updated: Thursday, February 20, 2020

In response to the continuing COVID-19 issue, Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has launched its digital training facility, enabling its audience to purchase training courses, online. DHF shutdown its face-to-face training on March 23. With training very much the ‘backbone’ of DHF’s function, it has been essential to adapt to changing circumstances, as head of […]

ATG Protects ‘The Jewel’

Last updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The ‘Jewel’ complex at Singapore’s Changi Airport has been given a perimeter protection make over, thanks to manufacturer of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barriers, ATG Access. Having scooped the title of the world’s best airport for seven years running, Changi has strengthened its position with the launch of Jewel – a mixed-use, lifestyle hub […]