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The World’s First One Piece Universal Hook Bolt System
15th October 2021
I had a vision, one which I shared with many colleagues in the Industry. That vision was that one day we could stock just one full length MPL that we could position the locking points to match the customer’s lock, … Continue reading
ERA set to showcase new hardware ranges at MLA Expo
1st October 2021
Leading home security provider, ERA, will be returning to the MLA Expo for the sixth year to unveil its latest hardware and cylinder innovations, including its first ever suite of internal hardware, and a contemporary new finish in its premium … Continue reading
Squire Stronghold® SS100 padlock and padbar, a super-tough combo
21st September 2021
It doesn’t get tougher than Squire’s mega heavy-duty Stronghold® SS100 padlock, especially when it’s combined with the STH100 padbar. Squire’s super-hero SS100 is recognised as the world’s strongest production padlock.  And it is the only padlock ever to achieve The … Continue reading
Yale showcases its mechanical security range for the brand’s first interactive webinar with the MLA
3rd September 2021
Yale, the home security expert, has announced the brand, along with its team of experts, will be presenting its first webinar for Locksmiths in September, giving insight into its broad product portfolio. Partnering with the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA), Yale’s … Continue reading
IronmongeryDirect Explains: Secured By Design
20th August 2021
There are many locks and physical security products on the market that meet the minimum standards, however these do not always ensure safety and security. Here David Saxby, Senior Category Manager at IronmongeryDirect looks at how to ensure maximum security … Continue reading
Presenting Squire’s toughest ever Stronghold® range
29th July 2021
It doesn’t get tougher than Squire’s premium range of Stronghold® extra high security padlocks, padbars, chains and lock and chain sets being presented by Squire on Stand H1.22 at MLA Expo 2021. The Squire Stronghold® brand stands for top level … Continue reading
A 30-year climb, but they haven’t stopped yet…
29th July 2021
A lot has happened at APECS in the past thirty years. Since the company was founded in Russia in 1991, the business has grown to include factories across the Far East and Europe, each with their own speciality when it … Continue reading
Three new SBD products offer ‘perfect solution’
25th June 2021
Secured by Design (SBD) member company Loxal Security have added three new products to its range of SBD accredited products.   The IDACS Lock Converter quickly converts almost any Euro-Cylinder lock into a digital keyless access, reducing keyholding and access … Continue reading
New Kasp Catalogue for 2021 – Packed Full of Exciting Products
28th May 2021
Leading security brand Kasp at Carl Kammerling International is delighted to announce the launch of its 2021 catalogue.  Available to download now, the Kasp catalogue includes an unbeatable range of premium quality padlocks and security products.  Reassuringly renowned for being … Continue reading
3 Stars of Orion
14th May 2021
Hardware specialist VBH has added to its family of greenteQ profile cylinders, having introduced the new Orion 3 star barrel. Orion is tested to TS007 and is rated as a 3 star profile cylinder. This means that it offers full … Continue reading
240 years of Squire
16th April 2021
As British lock maker Squire celebrates 240 years, we recall some of the many defining moments in the company’s remarkable history starting with the World War years. This article is based on archive material and personal memories documented by the … Continue reading
Flexible and futureproof access control at Hean Castle Estate
1st April 2021
ASSA CLIQ® Remote has proven to be the perfect partner for the Hean Castle Estate in southwest Wales, delivering assured key control and much-needed flexibility when managing access control across the site. Covering over 1,200 acres, the Hean Castle Estate … Continue reading
Building a business of UPVC lock repair
1st April 2021
With approximately 15 years experience in the locksmithing industry, Craig Andres has been building up his expertise in the hardware and security industry since he was a teenager. With a genuine love of locks and in particular, a passion for … Continue reading
A new SMARTairⓇ wireless escutcheon boosts security even at your high-traffic doors
5th March 2021
Heavily used interior and exterior doors need an access solution that’s both robust and intelligent. ASSA ABLOY’s new SMARTair i-max Escutcheon available from Abloy UK, ensures only authorised users pass through these doors, via a range of credentials including virtual … Continue reading