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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
Horizontal vs vertical: Which is right for your installation?
1st July 2022
Julian Roberts, technical services director at UAP, the specialist in hardware and locking systems for the fenestration sector, discusses the vertical and horizontal models in the UAP Fullex Kinetica+ K4 range and provides tips on selecting the most appropriate model. … Continue reading
Don’t panic. It is never as bad as it seems
1st July 2022
By Victor Southern Although I have been closely associated with the locksmith industry for 42 years, it is probable that 95% of you reading this know more about the craft of locksmithing than I do.  What I do know about … Continue reading
The MLA – Supporting its members and the locksmithing industry
1st July 2022
One of the best reasons to be an MLA member is that, as a member, you are recognised as being part of a trusted and well-established association. This only works however, when consumers – your customers – know who we … Continue reading
Burg-Wächter provides peace of mind at Lismore Castle Estate
1st July 2022
In a world of changing technology, Lismore Castle Estate, based in County Waterford, Ireland, has found that a traditional Grand Master Keyed padlock system from Burg-Wächter and MD Lock and Key, fills their needs and requirements for securing their grounds. … Continue reading
Stay cool and safe at work with Snickers Workwear Summer Topwear
1st July 2022
Comfort and protection for work in the summer weather. From top to toe and inside out, Snickers Workwear clothing will look after your wellbeing and working efficiency on site this summer. For sunny weather, there’s new LiteWork topwear and accessories that … 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
Complex Locking Strategy Unlocks Operational Simplicity for the Manchester College
10th June 2022
The Manchester College is one of the largest further education college in the UK, with nine locations across central Manchester, South Manchester and North & East Manchester. The latest addition to the college is a £25 million teaching facility at … Continue reading
Expect the best from Burg–Wächter’s premium padlock range
10th June 2022
Burg-Wächter’s premium padlock range meets the exacting standards of the Master Locksmith Association-backed Sold Secure accreditation scheme, which is dedicated to reducing the risk of crime by thoroughly assessing security products. In addition, the range is Secured by Design – … Continue reading
Fire Safety and Ironmongery: Hand in Hand
10th June 2022
Daniel May, Director at Consort Architectural Hardware explores the close relationship between fire safety and ironmongery and how compliance becomes compromised without essential hardware components. Unpredictable and untameable, fire is a beast that we can’t afford to ignore. It doesn’t … Continue reading
A Guide to Secure Firearms Storage
10th June 2022
The conditions of a firearm or shot gun certificate stipulate that guns must be stored securely to prevent access by an unauthorised person as per Firearms Rules 1998. It is an offence not to comply with these conditions. In most … Continue reading
Keyless padlock with removable shackle
10th June 2022
The new version of the keyless ABLOY BEAT padlock, designed especially for critical infrastructure, features a removable shackle. The highly weatherproof lock is operated with a mobile app and connects to both ASSA ABLOY’s and third-party management and operational systems. … Continue reading
Autel-IM608 an in-depth look
10th June 2022
When looking for an all-around, well-performing automotive diagnostic tool, the Autel IM608 is worth checking out. Looking to complete an entire range of needs? The IM608 can handle everything from key programming or encryption to maintenance and systems testing. Our … Continue reading
Marine by Codelocks
1st June 2022
Following the success of the mechanical marine grade locks and due to high customer demand, we have further expanded the Marine by Codelocks range. As well as existing CL200, CL400 and CL500 lock models, the expansion to the range now … Continue reading