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Snickers Workwear NEW POLARTEC® POWER STRETCH® Jackets and Fleeces – the ‘Sustainable’ Choice
21st September 2020
Sharp, stylish looks and market-leading recycled POLARTEC® fabric technology make these a must for the autumn on site or outdoor leisurewear. Snickers Workwear continues to lead the way with working clothes that have an ergonomic design, superb functionality and fit … Continue reading
Brisant installer-friendly guarantees trump paper promises
21st September 2020
“Brisant burst on to the demanding locksmiths’ market in 2013,” says Nick Dutton CEO of Brisant Secure, “and quickly won them over with a ‘lock for locksmiths’. Then in 2015 we entered the original door equipment market. Since then, Brisant … Continue reading
Some Reflections on wise buying (and other skills) by Vic Southern
21st September 2020
Just about every day we hear of some poor soul who was swindled out of his/her life savings by a conman. Just this past week I have had two phishing emails attempting to get me to click onto attacks on … Continue reading
New CPDs to address current specification issues faced in the commercial sector
21st September 2020
Security professionals can now access a range of RIBA approved CPDs covering key issues that are impacting the hardware industry including specification post-COVID, fire door installation and the Internet of Things (IoT). The CPDs have been created by the Guild … Continue reading
Winning the efficiency war
21st September 2020
Being efficient is always a good idea. The problem is this comes more naturally to some of us than to others. Benjamin Dyer of Powered Now looks at how to be efficient and make the most of your business circumstances. … Continue reading
‘Checking in’ with Mul-T-Lock’s access control solution
4th September 2020
A hotel environment is fast-paced and ever changing, with staff and guests coming and going 24 hours a day. Despite this, it’s a business owner’s job to ensure that the building – and everyone in it – is safe and … Continue reading
The True Importance of Door Hardware Selection
4th September 2020
As the role of door hardware expands and fire safety continues to make the headlines, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK outlines the importance of hardware selection and reminds decision makers of how routine checks can save lives. Door hardware is … Continue reading
Yale launches new line of padlocks, to meet every security need
4th September 2020
Security experts Yale, have announced a brand-new padlock range comprising of Standard, High and Maximum-Security padlocks, created to meet every security need. From aluminum padlocks ideal for gym lockers, brass models to protect tools kept in a shed, to heavy-duty … Continue reading
Hardware marketing ‘sub-committee’ addresses COVID-19 key issues
4th September 2020
DHF has recognised that there are a number of key issues currently facing the building hardware sector.  Examples of these are, of course, the transmission of the COVID-19 virus and what measures should be taken to limit its spread, in … Continue reading
DOM door hardware now with a ‘Silver Lining’
4th September 2020
Today, implementing hygiene regimes and social distancing has become the new norm for society. Door handles and knobs are the most frequently touched surfaces in a building and are considered one of the worst areas to harbour harmful microbes. DOM … Continue reading
World-beating Squire Stronghold® SS100 range expands
21st August 2020
It doesn’t get any tougher than Squire’s ultra heavy-duty Stronghold® SS100 padlock, and now there’s a bigger choice. The super-hero SS100 is recognised as the world’s strongest production padlock.  And it is the only padlock ever to achieve The Loss … Continue reading
Something for everything, but not a ‘one for all’…
21st August 2020
Thieves are causing more damage to break into vans lately, so says Luke Powell of Trade Vehicle Locks (TVL), but with the ProtektaPlate range, van owners can preserve the most vulnerable part of the vehicle or repair the damage inexpensively … Continue reading
Squire STH3 hasp & staple is SBD certified for outbuildings
21st August 2020
Security specialist Squire’s STH3 hasp and staple is designed for extra high security of domestic buildings. This CEN grade 4 rated hasp and staple fits 13mm shackle padlocks and comes with Secured by Design (SBD) and Sold Secure certification. It … Continue reading
Stealth by Name
21st August 2020
Ahead of the release of the ‘next generation’ Stealth range later in the year, The Locksmith Journal caught up with Loxta Hardware about the new launch and a rebrand, and discovered that Stealth is the ideal name for a company … Continue reading