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Audi A3 8V MQB Spare Key
1st April 2022
How to program a spare key to a 2013 Audi A3 with 8V MQB system. To start this job a Xhorse Condor XC-Mini Key Cutting Machine (AUTXCMNP0EN) will be needed to cut the blade on the Audi A3 (8V) 3 … Continue reading
Snickers New LITEWork Working Clothes
1st April 2022
Long-lasting, innovative new fabrics for comfort, sustainability and longevity. Clothes change as the seasons do.  That’s why Snickers Workwear’s LITEWork working clothes combine superior comfort and protection for working in spring and summer on site. With sustainability at the core … Continue reading
Abloy UK launches new website showcasing its expanded range of digital access solutions
30th March 2022
Abloy UK is pleased to unveil its new website following an extensive redesign and content refresh. The revamped site provides a wealth of information about Abloy’s mechanical, electromechanical and digital access portfolio, with easy navigation and a clean and modern … Continue reading
CDVI Releases Advanced High Speed Facial Recognition Product
18th March 2022
Global access control manufacturer CDVI has announced the official release of iface™, an advanced biometric facial recognition unit. Following a successful and exclusive preview of the product at The Security Event 2021, iface is now available to buy for UK … Continue reading
Abloy UK presents innovative digital access solutions at the Security Event 2022
18th March 2022
Abloy UK is showcasing its comprehensive range of innovative digital access solutions on stand 3/H30 at The Security Event, held at the NEC in Birmingham from 5th – 7th April 2022. Pat Jefferies, Commercial Director at Abloy UK, said: “We’ve … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Door Group calls to raise the standard of fire safety in schools
15th March 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
Architectural ironmongery excellence celebrated at 41st GAI Education Awards
15th March 2022
The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) has presented diplomas and awards to industry professionals in a glittering ceremony at London’s Tower Hotel. The 41st GAI Education Awards on Thursday 3 March celebrated the outstanding educational achievements of students who passed … Continue reading
CDVI wins the annual ADI Access Control Suppliers Award
11th March 2022
Global access control manufacturer CDVI were presented the annual Access Control Suppliers Award at the ADI Symposium on 9th March 2022. Paul Ramsay, General Manager of CDVI Ltd, remarked: “The whole team at CDVI is delighted to win this award, … Continue reading
dormakaba Opens New Branch on Historical Midlands Site
8th March 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
DHF celebrates 10 years of ‘gold standard’ TS 007
4th March 2022
Door & Hardware Federation is celebrating 10 years of TS 007, and in so doing, reflecting upon its continuing reputation as the ‘gold standard’ for cylinder lock security.  Launched in 2011, the kitemark standard continues to provide assurance to domestic … Continue reading
Xhorse Dolphin II: An Honest Review
4th March 2022
3D Group’s quality control team have been busy putting the new Xhorse Dolphin II through its paces. Matt, our quality lead was super excited to get his hands on the latest release from Xhorse; there has been a considerable build-up … Continue reading
“Everything you expect from a 3* cylinder, except the price…”
4th March 2022
Many will regard Bolton as humble, down-to-earth and home to some of our most-loved and laughed at comedians, legendary steeplejack Fred Dibnah (down-to-earth whilst on top of a tower) and Warbutons bread. The fact that this Lancashire location is one … Continue reading
Abloy UK launches Mobile Keys for increased security, convenience and efficiency
4th March 2022
Abloy UK has launched ASSA ABLOY’s IncedoTM Business Mobile Keys, a new type of credential that offers secure mobile access, simplified management and user convenience and efficiency. IncedoTM Business provides a user-friendly interface for managing your access control platform. You … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Project Specification Group backs third Building Safety report
4th March 2022
ASSA ABLOY Project Specification Group has shown support for the third ‘Building safety’ report by The Industry Safety Steering Group (ISSG), calling for greater leadership within the industry with more transparent and collaborative ways of working. The ISSG, chaired by … Continue reading