ASSA ABLOY Door Solutions News

ASSA ABLOY launches egress calculator to proper code compliant doors and hardware

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions, a provider of access solutions, introduced the ASSA ABLOY egress calculator, an interactive tool that helps select the proper code compliant doors and hardware for various openings based on individual states’ adopted version of the International Building Codes®. Originally developed as a Microsoft® Excel spreadsheet for customers, a more interactive tool to make the tedious process of finding code compliant hardware requirements simpler seemed like a...

ASSA ABLOY leverages its Opening Studio BIM software to save on installation time and costs for ColladoCollins’ project in Welwyn Garden City

ASSA ABLOY Project Specification Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, has partnered with ColladoCollins Architects to leverage the benefits of its Openings Studio BIM software to make significant time and cost savings on the former Shredded Wheat factory project. The project, a thriving new commercial and residential development based in Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire, will consist of over 643 units and more than 7,100 doorsets. Encompassing a sensitive refurbish...

ASSA ABLOY unveils high-end ASSA Triton² cylinder platform and master key solution

The Door Hardware & Access Control Group, a business unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, has launched its new high-security, patented ASSA Triton² cylinder platform. ASSA Triton² master key solution ASSA Triton² is a high-end master key solution with long life patent protection until 2036. ASSA Triton² has been expertly designed and extensively tested in Scandinavia, to guarantee the same high quality, exceptional durability and excellent performance...

ASSA ABLOY launches DC300G-HF door closer for user flexibility and building fire safety

The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group has launched an innovative new door closer that offers unrivalled performance for user flexibility and fire safety for buildings in the healthcare, education and hospitality sectors. Unlike any other door closer in its class, the new DC300G-HF is a responsive solution, satisfying multiple door control issues for healthcare professionals, students, customers and staff. This includes flexible operation and use, while also maintaining full ce...

ASSA ABLOY door solutions appoints Lee Cook as the new Business Development Manager

Door Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has appointed a new Business Development Manager to help steer and support the business’ service and maintenance offering. In his new role as Business Development Manager, Lee Cook will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies for Door Group’s Repair, Service and Maintenance department. Valuable asset Having worked his way up through British Steel; Lee went on to work for Kone, managing an extensi...

Aperio wireless locking devices with built-in RFID readers facilitate keyless authorised access control at CROUS Montpellier

Losing keys is a given. It’s just something that happens at some point. One study in the UK estimated around 10,000 annually end up just in the refuse, by mistake*. At CROUS Montpellier student accommodation block in southern France, they sought a solution to lost keys and the other hassles of managing an outdated mechanical master-key system for a large facility with a transient population. Aperio wireless locking devices CROUS Montpellier fixed lost key problems by exchanging their mec...

ASSA ABLOY simplifies rebranding phases of ASSA products from ASSA ABLOY in the UK

As part of plans to simplify its branding structure in the UK, ASSA is now being marketed as a product range from ASSA ABLOY. The move by the global supplier of door opening solutions will provide customers with a market-leading specification and architectural hardware range under a single brand. ASSA rebranded as product range Following the merger of ASSA and ABLOY back in 1994, ASSA Scandinavia has played an important part in the development of ASSA ABLOY as an important and renowned brand,...

ASSA ABLOY UK announces SMARTair installer training course schedule

ASSA ABLOY Access Control, UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global manufacturer and supplier of door opening solutions, has announced upcoming dates for its new SMARTair installer training course. SMARTair access control solution SMARTair is a flexible, end-to-end, battery-operated access control solution, which can operate in both offline and wireless online, without the need for cabling. It can be installed quickly and easily. It is easy to set up and manage. Those attending the training cour...

ASSA ABLOY’s redesigned door closers win 2018 Iconic Design Award for innovative architecture and design

Established by the German Design Council, the 2018 Iconic Awards: Innovative Architecture honour visionary architecture, innovative products and sustainable design. The respected design award recognises the importance ASSA ABLOY, the global door opening solutions and access control systems firm, places on the design of its products. ASSA ABLOY door closer portfolio An influential factor when buying a new door closer, the appearance of ASSA ABLOY’s door closer portfolio now features a dis...

ASSA ABLOY’s Digital Library offers dynamic search and enhanced functionality features

ASSA ABLOY Architectural Door Accessories, ASSA ABLOY Glass Solutions, Arrow Lock and Door Hardware, and Architectural Hardware Group brands Corbin Russwin, Norton, RIXSON, SARGENT and Yale, have proudly announced the launch of a comprehensive digital library, designed to offer fast, easy access to valuable product information. ASSA ABLOY Digital Library More than 300 catalogs, brochures, price books and other literature are featured in the new digital library, which comprises a highly visual...

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions releases white paper on key management for void properties

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, a provider of door opening solutions, has released its latest white paper on key management and control for void properties in the social housing sector. According to the Department for Communities and Local Government, housing associations and local authorities own five million homes in the UK, with 610,000 of these homes empty at any one time between tenancies - approximately an eighth of the total stock. Impact of effective key man...

How security education and industry partnerships will help us prepare for a safe future

When asked about what the market should be thinking about in 2018, I am left offering an answer that serves as an urgent call to action: prepare yourself for change! The security industry is soon likely to see a dramatic shift from the traditional segmentation of commercial and residential security. Smart phones, mobile technologies, cloud computing, and having everything provided ‘as a service’ in peoples’ lives means users of buildings have a new set of expectations. In many...