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ASSA ABLOY Door Group calls to raise the standard of fire safety in schools
18th May 2022
Door Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, is stressing the need for greater awareness of fire safety in education buildings, with a large percentage of fire doors in schools found to be non-compliant while undergoing … Continue reading
Why Battery Support units are Becoming Essential for Locksmiths
18th May 2022
As vehicles become more and more complex and the programming process requiring access to an ever-increasing number of vehicle modules it is now essential for any locksmith to carry a battery support unit. Vehicle modules are powered entirely through the … Continue reading
Strand Hardware MD Scales New Heights
13th May 2022
Strand Hardware MD Steve Marshall is set to put his best foot forward to raise money for charity by undertaking the final lap of the Three Peaks Challenge. He and his team mates are tackling Ben Nevis, ‘the daddy’ of … 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
Snickers Workwear LITEWork Trousers – For Cool Comfort This Summer
3rd May 2022
Long-lasting, innovative new fabrics for comfort, sustainability and longevity. While Fabric, Functionality and Fit are hallmarks of Snickers Workwear, it’s the innovation and sustainable fabric technology in the design of the new LITEWork Work Trousers that really set them apart … Continue reading
What’s Trending in Ironmongery?
20th April 2022
Here Roland Etheridge, Category Manager at IronmongeryDirect, reveals the latest ironmongery trends to be aware of, in order to make the best specifications and recommendations for your customers. Door hardware solutions must of course, offer high quality and durability, particularly … Continue reading
Why choose the Master Locksmith Association for your training?
20th April 2022
Now has never been a better time to start to explore training modules at the MLA. Our list of training classes is growing year on year, keeping you up to date with the latest technologies and techniques in the locksmith … 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
Your secret’s safe with me…
20th April 2022
Safelock Systems Ltd is a trade distributor of locks for safes, stocking a range of products from leading manufacturers such as LA GARD, dormakaba and Tecnosicurezza. Director Jasmine Hunt-Brown tells us about a recent hot topic amongst security and insurance … Continue reading