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Securefast New Website is now Live –
1st March 2021
We are excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website Along with a new look, we have included a host of new and exciting features that will make visiting the site easier and more interactive. Starting with … Continue reading
MTL™300: Mul-T-Lock’s high-security, patented locking solution
22nd February 2021
Security specialist Mul-T-Lock has launched MTL™300, a high-security yet affordable locking solution for both residential and small-to-medium business customers. The new cylinder platform is based on field-proven technology that enables it to be patented from day one, all the way … Continue reading
Make a move to eCommerce with DOM eNET Partner Platform
22nd February 2021
Historically, B2B organisations have been slow to adopt digital eCommerce as many of the offerings are designed with B2C in mind. However, it is undeniable that B2B businesses have to take a customer-centric approach, and become closer to their resellers … Continue reading
Changing technology creates opportunity
22nd February 2021
When I heard the suggestion of car keys going app-based and that we should warn auto locksmiths against spending money on equipment and entering the industry, due to certain technologies being used much more widely I felt compelled to give … Continue reading
Some things new from something ‘old’
22nd February 2021
Croft Architectural Hardware is a leading British manufacturer of the finest architectural hardware. Dating back to 1868, Croft remains a family run company manufacturing from their factory in the heart of England. Offering bespoke solutions as well as an extensive … Continue reading
100th Anniversary Collector Padlock and Key Chain
22nd February 2021
Throughout the past century, Master Lock has given peace of mind and protection to millions of people across the globe whether it be where they live, work or play. Now, to celebrate a remarkable milestone – its 100th anniversary – … Continue reading
Late Night Orders for Next Day Delivery Are No Problem with IronmongeryDirect and ElectricalDirect
22nd February 2021
Leading specialist trade suppliers, IronmongeryDirect and ElectricalDirect are offering tradespeople more flexibility by extending their online order cut-off for next day delivery to 9pm. The new cut-off time allows customers an extra hour to purchase what they need, further supporting … Continue reading
Avocet Hardware Group appoint Steve Ross as new Commercial Director
1st February 2021
Avocet are delighted to announce the appointment of Steve Ross as Commercial Director of their high security cylinder division Avocet ABS. Bringing with him over 25 years of cylinder business experience, the addition of Steve to the Avocet team is … Continue reading
The Importance of BS3621 Certified Locks
22nd January 2021
As a locksmith, the chances are that you’ve heard of BS3621, but you may not know too much about it and if you’re a homeowner, you’ve likely never heard of this certification! BS3621 is a hugely important certification within the … Continue reading
Are locksmiths up to the mark on UKCA and UKNI?
22nd January 2021
Richard Bromley, Business Development Director at UNION, part of the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware Group, discusses what the new UKCA and UKNI product marking system means for locksmiths and how these updates are affecting door opening solutions. Now that the … Continue reading
2020 A Year In Review And What To Expect From 3D Group In 2021
22nd January 2021
What a year 2020 has been for all of us. I think many of us are glad it is over; however, it wasn’t all bad. Here is a quick look back at what we accomplished in 2020 and what is … Continue reading
Hitting the brakes on the rise of vehicle thefts
22nd January 2021
Last year saw vehicle thefts rise by a staggering 50% in the UK[1], and again by a further 20% so far this year[2] – the highest level in four years. Here, Claire Blakemore, Managing Director for Mul-T-Lock UK explains how … Continue reading
Bigger Brisant adds years of capacity for continuing fast growth
18th January 2021
Brisant Secure, the hardware house behind Ultion has moved to a new unit which enables it to expand capacity by two-thirds above 2020 operations. The move will secure Brisant’s long-term growth and make room for what the company says are … Continue reading
Working from home – by Vic Southern
11th January 2021
“Working from home”, buzz-phrase in these Covid days for a phenomenon that is millennia old.  There have always been home workers and not just at house-keeping. Many industries such as hat-making in Luton or Bethnal Green or lace-making in Nottingham … Continue reading