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Zaun’s ‘World First’ 20-Minute Fence

Last updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

A key customer requirement has driven a steel mesh fencing manufacturer to a probable world-beating performance in security tests. A development fencing system based on Zaun Ltd’s CorruSec resisted serious attempts at forced entry for over 20 minutes with tools including reciprocating saws and angle grinders in independent tests by Buildings Research Establishment (BRE) assessors. “We believe […]

Gallagher Seeks Channel Partners

Last updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A global access control and perimeter security brand is recruiting new channel partners to distribute and install its product range – and is using a major new exhibition to step up the hunt. Gallagher Security (Europe) will devote its stand (SE163) at The Security Event from 9-11 April 2019 at The NEC Birmingham to sign […]

Basildon Investment to Find Next Max Whitlock

Last updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Basildon sport has received a shot in the arm following the opening of a near £1m scheme at Everyone Active’s Eversley Leisure Centre. Witham-based ETC Sports Surfaces has installed new 3G football pitches and floodlights for 11-, nine-, seven- and five-a-side football, while contractor Morgan Sindall focused on the centre’s internal development. The sports hall has been […]

Standards Give Zaun Bill of Health

Last updated: Monday, February 11, 2019

Production and customer processes at a leading steel fencing systems manufacturer have been through the mill of audits in recent weeks – by customers, the security ratings standards body and an international certification agency. Firstly, Zaun’s processes have been re-certified to the 2015 standard of ISO9001 by Bureau Veritas. The 2015 standard puts more emphasis than […]

Van Merksteijn UK Management Changes

Last updated: Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Van Merksteijn has announced changes to its UK management team. Steven Juszczyk, who has been part of the team for the past five years, has taken over as managing director of the fast expanding operation based at Crewe. Both Shaun Clarke and Lawrence Thomason,  who had been UK managing director and UK sales director, have […]

Design Software Avoids Costly Mistakes

Last updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A revolutionary real-time design tool that delivers free quotes and detailed drawings in minutes has been launched. FH Brundle has designed Liveconfigurator to cut out costly mistakes and save fabricators, designers, installers and architects valuable time. Marketing manager Paul Smith said: “Liveconfigurator is simple to use and will generate a quote for our stainless steel and glass balustrade systems […]

Olympic & Orient Welcome for Leyton Sports Centre

Last updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

An Olympic Gold medallist and two products of the Leyton Orient youth system have opened a new pavilion and sports centre at Ive Farm Sports Ground in East London. Hockey midfielder Helen Richardson-Walsh MBE opened the Feel Good Too sports centre alongside Orient defender Sam Ling, goalkeeper Charlie Grainger and ribbon cutter Clare Coghill, the […]

RDS Innovations Add Flexibility

Last updated: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Two new innovations have made the premier rapid-deploy perimeter protection system even quicker to install. Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun Limited has designed a new QuickFit post system for its multi award-winning Rapid Deployment System (RDS), that was first created for political conferences and forms part of the National Barrier Asset. And they have pre-assembled a […]

Returner Adds to Sales Drive

Last updated: Friday, December 14, 2018

An expanded metal mesh specialist has appointed a new business developer and launched an e-commerce website to support its long term growth strategy. The Expanded Metal Company has re-appointed Paul Whitton to the post of business development manager. He is an experienced sales professional in the manufacturing industry not least at the Hartlepool business where he […]

Original Temporary Electric Fence now Deploys Faster

Last updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The original anti-vehicle rapid-deploy temporary electric fence system – first used in tandem on the London 2012 Olympics – is now even quicker and easier to roll out with a pre-configured ‘ends’ to pulse-protected ‘zones’. Three leading names in perimeter security have collaborated to incorporate the new temporary electric fence technology into the established SecureGuard HVM […]