Electronic locking device case studies

United Utilities renews locking suites framework agreement with Abloy

United Utilities and high security locking and access control solutions provider Abloy UK have signed an innovative framework agreement covering the sourcing, supply and pricing of parts for Abloy locking suites installed across the utility company's water and wastewater treatment sites, pumping stations, water towers and reservoirs in northwest England.United Utilities Supply Chain Solutions Buyer, Kerry Hill, explains, "We renewed this framework agreement with Abloy to build upon the valu...

Kaba at the 2008 Olympic Games

On 08.08.08, the Olympic flame will be lit in Beijing's National Stadium, known as the "Bird's Nest".  The expected arrival of 91,000 spectators will be regulated and controlled by 138 Kaba turnstiles.  Kaba won this prestigious contract in the face of tough international competition. When the Summer Olympics are opened in the People's Republic of China on 8 August 2008, Kaba will be at the party.  The National Stadium, popularly known as the "Bird's Nest", is...

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...