ASSA ABLOY News

ASSA ABLOY’s SMARTair access control system is available to professional security installers

The easy-to-manage SMARTair system is now available to professional security installers from ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global provider of door opening solutions. SMARTair is an effective, fully-scalable access control system that can be installed quickly and easily by security installers. Available in offline and wireless online versions, SMARTair is a flexible, end-to-end, battery-operated system. This makes it the perfect solution for a variety of installatio...

ASUCQ chooses SMARTair for real-time access control and virtual keys on a smartphone

An initial investment of $100 million launched the first American public university campus in Mexico: Arkansas State University Campus Queretaro (ASUCQ). Within five years of its 2017 opening, around 7,500 staff and students are expected to use the site, including campus accommodation for up to 1,500 students. To accompany such a high-profile development, the university needed security and access control systems with a trusted and proven track record protecting staff, students and other univers...

ASSA ABLOY releases whitepaper emphasising the importance of fire safety in building design

ASSA ABLOY the global provider of door opening solutions, has issued its whitepaper in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, following the Grenfell Tower incident of 2017. The whitepaper summarises practical recommendations derived from the key points made within the Independent Review and advises ways in which the industry can work together towards best practice. Fire door installation solutions Compartmentation has been highlight...

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions introduce stylish design to DC700G door closer range

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, global provider of door opening solutions, has introduced its stylish and distinctive new cover design to the high-quality DC700G range. DC700G-CM door closer The DC700G-CM features Close-Motion technology to ensure doors close quietly, while the DC700G-FT includes an integrated escape door locking solution that can be easily retrofitted to fire doors, without risking certification. Both door closers are available in the new contempor...

ASSA ABLOY’s Cam-Motion door closers offer advanced solution for installers and end users

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, the global provider of door opening solutions, is encouraging stockists, specifiers, installers and end-users to take advantage of its Cam-Motion door closers. Launched over 15 years ago as the first and still the only totally universal and unhanded Cam door closer solution, ASSA ABLOY’s Cam-Motion door closers offer pure simplicity for installers and end users alike. Its innovative Cam profile provides a unique unhanded and universal installation, and allow...

ASSA ABLOY Aperio wireless locks can aid businesses in extending access control systems

Business doesn’t stand still, but security feels static. Whether mechanical keys or wired door locks, access control doesn’t always have the flexibility a changing environment needs. When is the right time to expand an access control system? And what’s the best way to do it? Extending coverage for traditional access control is expensive and intrusive, but there is an alternative. If one wants to forget about keys and the hassles of key management, wireless locks are the fast a...

ASSA ABLOY UK to discuss the importance of fire door safety standards at Fire Door Safety Week 2018

Over three million fire doors are installed every year in the UK, yet incorrect specification, poor installation and a lack of maintenance is still a common occurrence. In light of this, and to coincide with Fire Door Safety Week, ASSA ABLOY UK is holding a dedicated event at West Midlands Fire Service’s headquarters in Birmingham to help raise the bar on standards of quality for fire door safety. The event will take place on Thursday 27th September and is aimed towards building owners, f...

ASSA ABLOY Electronic Security Hardware launches Securitron AQ Series Power Supplies for access control systems

ASSA ABLOY Electronic Security Hardware announced the launch of the Securitron AQ Series Power Supplies, one of the most flexible, scalable solutions available, to protect and enhance the performance of any access control device or system. Available in one to 16 Amp variants to support the smallest single door systems to the largest enterprise access control systems, customers can use any combination of the seven power supplies and nine distribution boards in any UL listed enclosure and maintai...

Traka to display integrated solutions and security cabinets at Security Essen 2018

Traka, the provider of innovative key and equipment management systems will be demonstrating its world-renowned experience on booth 3G140, delivering incomparable functionality and integration capability. Visitors will be able to see fully integrated demonstrations of Traka Web, an enterprise class web-based administration software platform, enabling complete management of Traka Touch key and locker systems from any device, even on a remote basis. Share innovative ideas On display will a...

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors secure contracts with London Underground & Crossrail projects

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global provider of door opening solutions, has secured a series of high-profile contracts with Transport for London and Crossrail Limited. These contracts have included supplying and installing security doors for major London Underground redevelopments including London Bridge, Bond Street and King’s Cross, as well as station upgrades such as Victoria. ASSA ABLOY Security Doors has then gone on to secure multiple contracts within...

ASSA ABLOY provides attack-resistant door openings for school security with partner School Guard Glass

Security professionals working to provide the appropriate level of security and safety in schools need not just the right training but also the correct products. To provide the most robust product offerings for schools, ASSA ABLOY has partnered with School Guard Glass to develop complete attack-resistant door openings that comply with the 5-aa10 test standards recommended by the FBI’s Active Shooter Report. These attack-resistant openings are economically designed using hollow metal door...

ASSA ABLOY training programs available year-round for security professionals, locksmiths and system integrators

No matter the time of year and often, no matter the time of day – security professionals have access to training resources from ASSA ABLOY to help make them better at the critical work they do. Both e-learning and on-site opportunities exist for training through ASSA ABLOY and the ASSA ABLOY Academy, which was launched in March 2018 as a consolidation of the organisation’s comprehensive training programs.  ASSA ABLOY Academy Curriculum at ASSA ABLOY Academy is comprehensive i...