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CDVI Group Acquires JIS Strikes Manufacturer
4th July 2022
CDVI Group is delighted to announce the successful acquisition of NADAL BADAL, the Spanish company behind JIS locks. Located near Barcelona in the Catalonia region of Spain, NADAL BADAL grew to be a global expert in locks, strikes, and bolts. … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY completes the acquisition of Arran Isle Ltd
27th June 2022
ASSA ABLOY has today finalised the acquisition of the entire share capital of Arran Isle Limited, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of door and window hardware in the UK, Ireland and Europe. The acquisition has undergone full regulatory approval … Continue reading
Why Squire’s heavy-duty Stronghold® range is supreme
1st June 2022
Designed, engineered and made in Britain, the Stronghold® brand is Squire’s premium range of extra high security padlocks, padbars, chains, lock and chain sets and keysafes for commercial use. Many highlights are the solid hardened steel lock body, electrophoretic anti-corrosion … Continue reading
Van Guard’s New Hooklock Obtains Secured By Design Certification
1st June 2022
Devon based van lock and security manufacturer, Van Guard Accessories, have joined the UK’s police backed initiative Secured By Design, with their latest ULTI Lock Hooklock attaining another well recognised certification. As a leading British manufacturer of commercial vehicle accessories, … Continue reading
dormakaba opens new branch on historical Midlands site
31st May 2022
Leading provider of access solutions, dormakaba has opened a new branch in the Midlands. The new Willenhall site opened on 1st February and comes part of the specialist supplier’s commitment to providing greater customer reach and support. The Willenhall site … Continue reading
Superior security from Burg-Wächter’s Profi padlocks
4th May 2022
When it comes to superior security, look no further than the Profi range of cylinder padlocks from leading security specialist, Burg-Wächter. With all models featuring a German made solid brass body and a high number of anti-pick mushroom pins that … Continue reading
Building a safer future
4th May 2022
Douglas Masterson, Technical Manager at the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI), discusses the new measures set out in the Building Safety Bill. Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, (the Hackitt … Continue reading
Ford / Mazda 8C Emulator
4th May 2022
Replace Immobiliser Unit with Emulator & Use Non-Chip Key to Start For many years it has been difficult to obtain the Temic Crypto 8C chips used on Ford (Ranger) and Mazda, making it almost impossible to create a spare key … Continue reading
ERA makes significant strides in sustainable operations
4th May 2022
As part of its commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2030, ERA, one of the UK’s leading home security and fenestration component providers, is currently installing over 2,600 solar panels at its UK headquarters in South Staffordshire. Forecast to achieve … Continue reading
Kubu Window Smart Sensor, Ready to Roll
4th May 2022
Following a thorough development and testing programme, the newest member of the Kubu Smart Security family is ready to launch, with the first Avantis ‘Works with Kubu®’ FMT window locks now in stock, together with a brand-new website allowing consumers … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions unveils new website
20th April 2022
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has unveiled its new website, which boasts a fresh design, updated content and streamlined user experience. The easy navigation makes it simple for users to find a solution that is right for their … Continue reading
What does the XHorse Condor II offer an auto locksmith?
20th April 2022
The Xhorse Condor XC- Mini Plus II 2021 is the second generation of the Xhorse Condor XC-Mini Plus 2018 automatic key cutting machine. The new version is driven by AI technology and an astonishing 8 core processor; these two new … Continue reading
Commercial Sector Security, Safety and Hardware
20th April 2022
Carlisle Brass are focused on the design, sourcing, marketing, and distribution of branded building products to the construction industry. With commercial security and hardware at the forefront we offer all our customers a dedicated team to give advice, technical assistance, … Continue reading
Strand Rewards Top Talent
5th April 2022
Strand Hardware has rewarded the skills and expertise of two team members by promoting them to senior roles. Jo Wallis, previously General Manager, becomes Operations Director, while Andy Michel moves from Warehouse Supervisor to Warehouse and Production Manager. Jo joined … Continue reading