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Ultion Unveils Mobile Showroom
24th May 2024
Ultion proudly announces the launch of its new demo van, “The Lockdown Express,” affectionately shortened to “Ellie”. This mobile showcase is equipped with Ultion’s full product range, including a full-size Ultion Bolt demo, designed to travel across the UK and … Continue reading
Advanced Keys: An Auto-Locksmith with a Female Trio Behind the Wheel
24th May 2024
We were delighted to catch-up with Kim Stanier, managing director, at Advanced Keys in Birmingham, to find out who is behind-the-wheel at this up-and-coming wholesale trade auto-locksmith business with the mission of “All Grow Together”. Advanced Keys is a Midlands-based … Continue reading
Expert Master-Locksmiths in Scotland: Claymore Lock & Safe Co
24th May 2024
We’re always on the lookout to talk to locksmiths about their businesses and find out about their rather interesting lives and career paths. We spoke to Graeme MacDonald of Claymore Lock & Safe Co, proud to be one of the … Continue reading
NW Keys Ltd – – One of the first E-Commerce web sites to sell keys!
24th May 2024
Around the time that Amazon were becoming giants of e–commerce, NW Keys were in the process of adding all of their stock items to a computerized stock control. Part of this new system was an e-commerce application, which the software … Continue reading
Codelocks stress the wide-ranging impacts of fire door regulations on UK businesses
24th May 2024
Newbury-based lock manufacturer, Codelocks was visited by Laura Farris, Newbury MP, last week to discuss the critical implications of proposed changes to fire door testing requirements for UK businesses. The proposed changes from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities … Continue reading
General overview workshop/technical service
24th May 2024
The workshop here at our head office in Berkhamsted is a very busy space. We can cut a wide range of keys here on site including basic cylinder, mortice and laser/dimple keys on our wide range of JMA key machines. … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Door Group strengthens offering with new EMEIA Door Business Segment partnership
3rd May 2024
ASSA ABLOY Door Group is proud to announce a new internal restructure that sees the company joining forces with all comparable business units across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa, to form a new global division – the ASSA … Continue reading
Shearline Locksmiths Locks in Van Security with Mul-T-Lock MVP1000
3rd May 2024
Bristol-based family-run business, Shearline Locksmiths has placed its trust in Mul-T-Lock’s brand-new MVP1000 vehicle security system to enhance the security of its commercial vans. Mul-T-Lock’s MVP1000 is an entry-level locking system suited for almost any type of van door, both … Continue reading
Brisant’s lock is first to pass the new security test
3rd May 2024
Following a successful test on 25th April, Brisant-Secures patented ALPS lock technology is the first to pass the 2024 security test update introduced in January.  This update will be used for 3* euro cylinder locks by Secured by Design, PAS24 and Sold Secure Diamond. Why is there a new standard, and why hasn’t everyone heard … Continue reading
New training academy driven by auto locksmiths
3rd May 2024
As 3D Group opens the doors on its new £100,000 auto locksmith academy, The Locksmith Journal booked a slot to catch up with the team behind the training. Except, after a Friday afternoon video chat with the team, it was … Continue reading
The Importance of Door Closers: Safety, Security & Compliance
1st May 2024
Whatever the shape, size, material, and weight of your door, fitting an appropriate door closer can help improve your building’s safety, security, accessibility, and energy efficiency. But what are the main functions and benefits of fitting door closers? Controlling the … Continue reading