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Past, present, and future – how sustainability and integration will underpin the future of access control
13th March 2024
  In a world where information, technology and consumer demands are constantly evolving, the way we control access to physical spaces continues to innovate and develop. Codelocks celebrated 30 years in business last year. Now in a new decade, Codelocks’ … Continue reading
Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) is urging its members to ‘be prepared!’
11th March 2024
With the Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Act 2022 coming into force in April 2024, Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) is urging its members to ‘be prepared!’ The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Act 2022, which received Royal Assent … Continue reading
Zoo Hardware launches faster-to-fit flush hinge
11th March 2024
The new ZHSSFH-243 series uses a concept commonly used with cupboard or cabinet doors, otherwise known as an interleaf hinge, to offer a unique flush design for full size internal residential door sets. The design removes the need for morticing into a door leaf or frame with … Continue reading
Maximum Convenience and Security Combined
6th March 2024
Sumier Foster-Shah, Smart Security Product & Customer Support Manager at ERA, discusses the growing demand for smart security technology that offers convenience and peace of mind that homes, valuables and privacy are protected. 77% of consumers who have embraced smart … Continue reading
IronmongeryDirect Celebrates Newly GAI Qualified Staff
6th March 2024
Six employees from IronmongeryDirect have successfully gained qualifications in architectural hardware from the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI). The specialist retailer is committed to providing a comprehensive learning and development programme for all employees, with its category and customer service … Continue reading
Snickers Workwear’s New Wind-Protective Jackets and Hoodies
1st March 2024
A Fusion of style and performance – built for active work in the Spring Snickers Workwear’s new range of lightweight Mid-layers are crafted for full flexibility on site and optimal comfort. Built for active work, they’re fully flexible and can … Continue reading
Abloy UK launches KL100 Aperio Wireless Cabinet Lock for healthcare environments
1st March 2024
Abloy UK has expanded its innovative Aperio range with the new KL100 Wireless Cabinet Lock to provide traceable, flexible, and secure digital access for the safekeeping of items in healthcare settings. The user-friendly system is convenient for the storage of … Continue reading
Will we lose out to other trades?
1st March 2024
Exclusive interview with David O’Toole David O’Toole has been the President of the European Locksmith Federation since 2005. As a leader and forward-thinker in our industry, David is now investing his time in technology, specifically, handsfree solutions for access readers … Continue reading
UAP Adds Universal Door Hinge to Portfolio
1st March 2024
UAP, the specialist in locks and hardware for doors and windows, has launched a new hinge compatible with both right and left doors. Manufactured in-house by Security Hardware, which was acquired by UAP last year, the Universal Flip Axis hinge … Continue reading
Building Safety Act updates to the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005
1st March 2024
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is raising awareness of recent changes made to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO) to improve fire safety in buildings, triggered by Section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022. These … Continue reading
New flush bolt
28th February 2024
The new 150mm flush bolt from ARRONE, a HOPPE brand, is available in both square and radius variants providing a choice for both door manufacturers as well as carpenters and joiners working on site. It joins the 200mm option which … Continue reading
ERA invests in the future with new apprentices
28th February 2024
ERA (part of Tyman UK & Ireland), is ramping up its apprenticeship offering, helping to strengthen the fenestration industry’s pipeline of young talent by providing learning opportunities to the local community. Hatty-Mai McMahon joins Tyman UK & Ireland’s Health and … Continue reading
Abloy UK uncovers multi-residential access trends and market drivers
21st February 2024
Abloy UK has delved into multi-residential access trends and key market drivers in a new whitepaper, “The future of multi-residential access management”, encompassing environments such as apartments, university accommodation, care homes, and more. Chris Pike, Business Development Manager – Multi … Continue reading
UAP Broadens Choice of Duo Handles
20th February 2024
UAP, the specialist in locks and hardware for doors and windows, has extended its range of DUO door handles. Fabricators can now choose from a granite finish, which adds to a further five colour options including satin stainless steel, white, … Continue reading