ASSA ABLOY EMEA

Case studies

Traka provides key and data protection system to the German Red Cross

 DRK rescue control centre alerts the home emergency personnel giving the PIN of the person requiring help The German Red Cross (DRK) has installed a state-of-the-art key and data protection system from Traka to control its home emergency service in Kreisverband Bitburg-Prum. Over 650 households in the Kreisverband Bitburg-Prum district are connected to the DRK home emergency call centre. To ensure fast response, the service works closely with the DRK emergency medical service, which mainta...

Traka cabinet foils attempt to rob jewellery store

Traka's L-series cabinets hold from 10 to 180 keys and can be locking, non-locking or mixedA Traka key cabinet has foiled robbers trying to raid a high-class jewellery store in the Swiss town of Interlaken. The thieves made off empty-handed after several failed attempts to break into the Traka cabinet, which contained keys to the store's display cases.The robbers struck at Bijouterie Kirchhofer, which had been raided on two previous occasions during which thousands of pounds worth of jewellery h...

Traka's electronic access control system facilitates effective vehicle management at Jaguar's Liverpool site

Operators identify themselves at the Traka key cabinet using their company ID cardsOver 200 fork trucks and other materials handling equipment at Jaguar Land Rover's Halewood site in Liverpool are now being managed by Traka electronic access management systems. Jaguar Land Rover employs more than 1900 people and produces a car every 135 seconds. Fork trucks are used to transport materials and components to the production line and the company had a number of issues to address including driver acc...

Mul-T-Lock's access control solution secures Riverside properties

  Mul-T-Lock's Garrison Security Range is based on precision engineered pin tumbler mechanism Mul-T-Lock's high performing Garrison Security Range is being fitted to properties belonging to Riverside by local locksmiths LKM Security Systems, to ensure the safety and security of residents.Liverpool based, Riverside is one of the UK's leading social housing and regeneration organisations with 50,000 properties from Carlisle to Kent. It is currently working to improve resident safety...

ASSA’s campus security system ensures safety of live-in students

ASSA electric strikes were fitted to heighten security to the students' accommodation blocksIronmongery and door hardware manufacturer ASSA was the first port of call for local architectural ironmongers John Planck Ltd. to step up security at Chaucer College when a breach threatened to compromise student safety.Home to over 100 young people, Chaucer College in Canterbury is a residential campus built in partnership with Shumei University, Tokyo. Opened in 1992, the College provides higher e...

ASSA's access control solutions - the excellent choice of UK's first BREEAM ‘Excellent' school

The ASSA Flexcore access control range features patent protection to prevent the duplication of keysASSA - a leading manufacturer of ironmongery and door hardware within the education sector - was the primary choice to secure the recently-opened £5.9 million St Luke's CE School. With over 400 students, St Luke's, in Wolverhampton, is the first of its kind in the UK to be awarded a BREEAM (BRE Environmental Assessment Method) rating of ‘Excellent' for the sustainable design and e...

AEOS and Aperio implemented access contol at Mürdter

Nedap and Assa Abloy's first "wireless online" solution implemented at MürdterNedap N.V. Security Management has realised a seamless integration of Offline cylinders in its access control system, in corporation with Assa Abloy. The first "wireless online" solution has been implemented at Mürdter Metall- und Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH."Mürdter Metall- und Kunststoffverarbeitung" is active in the automotive industry as a manufacturer of plastic and met...

Access control solution from Nedap AEOS at a music conservatory

With Nedap's access control system AEOS, the strict requirements of Fundación Albéniz have been fully metFundación Albéniz is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the education of new talents in the field of performance and composition of classical music. The organisation is located in a modern seven-story building in the historical and cultural centre of Madrid and has recently been equipped with AEOS as its access control system.The organisation's building consist...

Fastlane plus secures The University of Manchester (again)

The University of Manchester has recently completed upgrading its entrance security with Fastlane plus barrier arm turnstiles from Integrated Design Ltd.  The University of Manchester is Britain's largest single-site university, situated in the heart of the city with over 5,000 staff and 35,000 students to keep secure.The University had originally installed Fastlane plus R200 AS barrier arm turnstiles, the first generation of the Fastlane plus range, over five years ago.  With thi...

Increased personal security concerns boost demand for high security locks

Largely unheard of before the 2002 release of the Jodie Foster-starring thriller with the similar name, panic rooms are becoming increasingly popular domestic security features with UK celebrities and the super rich.Security consultants representing a number of high profile sports and entertainment celebrities approached Adams Rite's Tina Ainsworth recently, enquiring about the potential application of the company's HS range of ultra-high security locks in panic rooms for their clients' residenc...

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LifeSafety Power releases NetLink NLX Network Communication Module for enterprise applications and specifications

LifeSafety Power continues to show its leadership in the intelligent networked power category, unveiling the NetLink NLX Network Communication Module, a remote monitoring device engineered to handle enterprise applications and specifications which require large numbers of network-managed outputs. NLX Network Communication Expanding the NetLink family, NLX is the next generation of network communications from LifeSafety Power, offering eight Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) ports instead of fo...

ASSA ABLOY launches RITE Slide integrated sliding door system for medical exam rooms and meeting spaces

ASSA ABLOY publicly launches the RITE Slide, an integrated opening assembly where all individual door components are included to create a complete door system. RITE Slide is engineered for a wide array of applications and industries, specifically where sound control and space are critical to the design, such as medical exam rooms, patient rooms, offices and hotel meeting spaces. “Drawing on years of experience and expertise in building acoustically rated door systems, RITE Slide is an inn...

ASSA ABLOY highlights importance of fire door inspections for schools and education institutes

Door Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, is calling for higher standards of fire door inspections, after concerns surrounding fire safety in education buildings. Shockingly, there are over 1,000 school fires a year in the UK, costing an average of £2.8m in larger incidents, with one education insurer reporting that the large majority of UK schools are found to have ‘poor’ fire protection systems. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requir...

ASSA ABLOY EMEA case studies

Villiers-le-Bel city administrators select ABLOY’s PROTEC2 and CLIQ electromechanical locking solution to fix lost key problem

One French town just north of Paris faced familiar key management challenges. Each person in their Municipal Technical Centre had to carry approximately forty physical keys. If a single key was lost or stolen, for even one door, all compromised cylinders had to be changed. To prevent unauthorised access, all the keys had to be replaced, too — at great expense. Key duplication costs were mounting. “One lost key cost from €3,000 to €4,000 for changing cylinders and replacing...

SMARTair wireless access control solution brings sensitive areas at the Syrenparken mental health treatment facility under total control

It creates challenges when a mechanical locking system grows organically over the years: Managers at South Denmark’s Syrenparken mental health treatment facility no longer had a trustworthy overview of all their physical keys in circulation. Yet, to serve the people treated there, Syrenparken must store medicines and psychotropic drugs. However, it is critical that only trusted personnel gain access. On-site access control solution As part of a modernisation program, it was decided to u...

Gallagher provides student security with integrated access control solution at the University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham educates over 30,000 students, with more than 6,000 doors providing access to student accommodation. Gallagher’s integrated access control solution is responsible for providing operational continuity and creating a safe and secure environment for students. Access management system The University recently completed its new state-of-the-art student accommodation development, Chamberlain, which consists of a 19-storey tower and three low-rise blocks. An essentia...