Chubb News

National Security Inspectorate raised awareness on the importance of independent certification at IFSEC and FIREX 2019

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI), the UK’s independent certification body specialising in the security and fire safety sectors, shared in the success of this year’s IFSEC and FIREX exhibitions as the integrated events proved important forums for approved companies and applicants, as well as key industry stakeholders, to engage face-to-face with NSI experts.  The three-day events provided a vital opportunity to raise awareness of the valuable role of independent certific...

AMG Systems and Juniper Networks partner on IP-based CCTV traffic monitoring system for Belfast’s main motorway

AMG Systems has been commissioned to help digitise the traffic monitoring system for newly-extended hard shoulder bus lanes on Belfast’s main motorways, to make it more efficient, secure and reliable. A new IP-based CCTV system was being installed as part of the extension project, so the underlying fibre network needed to be upgraded in order to handle the high-grade images being transmitted back to the city’s Traffic Information and Control Centre (TICC). The upgrade helps to enhanc...

Has consolidation shifted to the security integrator/installer market?

Consolidation – a decrease in the number of companies in a market achieved through mergers and acquisitions (M&A) – has been an important trend among manufacturers in the physical security market for many years. More recently, the trend has also appeared to extend to the integrator market. Larger integrators have been buying up other large integrators; in some cases, they have also been buying up smaller, regional integrators to expand their geographic coverage area. We wondered...

BSIA elects new section chairmen following Annual General Meeting

Each chairman guides their section at quarterly meetings and throughout term to improve private security sector on the whole Following its Annual General Meeting which took place on Wednesday 15th July 2015, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has elected chairmen and vice chairmen to serve its sections of membership. “The BSIA is very proud of its membership community, and the great contributions that they make to the private security industry. The develop...

IDIS appoints Billy Hopkins as Regional Sales Manager

Billy brings over ten years' experience from across the security buying chain IDIS has announced the appointment of Billy Hopkins to the role of Regional Sales Manager based out of the IDIS European headquarters in Brentford, London. Billy will manage distribution sales in South East England to meet increased demand for next generation DirectIP™ high-definition (HD) surveillance solutions. Taking responsibility for leveraging and nurturing new and existing distributi...

Electronic perimeter security system manufacturer Harper Chalice Group appoints Martin Head as UK project sales manager

Martin will lead the development of sales for Perimeter Intrusion Detection Systems Leading UK manufacturers of electronic perimeter security systems, “Harper Chalice Group” have recently announced the appointment of Martin Head as UK Project Sales Manager. With almost 30 years’ experience in the electronic security industry Martin has held system sales roles with Chubb Systems, ADT, Link Integrated and Crimeguard. At Harper Chalice Group Limited Martin...

British Security Industry Association announces winners of Apprentice Installer Awards

All four winners were presented with their awards by Guest of Honour, The Rt. Hon. Baroness Smith of Basildon Four outstanding young apprentices from the UK’s private security industry were recently presented with national awards in recognition of their academic and practical success in the field of electronic security installations. Awarded by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the trade body representing the UK’s private security sector, the Appre...

Keyscan appoints Steve Dentinger as Director of Sales and Marketing

Steve holds over 17 years of diverse experience across the electronics industry Keyscan Inc, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Dentinger to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing. In addition to his Director of Marketing portfolio, Steve will now be responsible to plan and steer all sales and new business development strategies and activities across Keyscan’s entire corporate footprint. Steve holds over 17 years of diverse experience across the e...

Access control systems leader TDSi appoints three executive members to its UK team

  Rob Clark brings a proven pedigree in IP video surveillance to his new role at TDSi as Business Development ManagerTDSi, a global leader in access control systems for all sizes of businesses and organisations has recruited three new members to its UK team. Rob Clark joins as Business Development Manager for the company's VUgarde IP video surveillance solution, Francesca Wilkey is appointed to the role of Customer Care Advisor, supporting TDSi's partners, resellers and end-users, and...

The Olympic Park gateway secured by Chubb

  Chubb is responsible for Westfield's Straford City and London's Olympic Park security projects Chubb has been chosen by the developers of Westfield Stratford City - the gateway to the Olympic Park - to provide fire and security systems for what will be the largest urban shopping centre in Europe. Chubb is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies CorpChubb drew on the capabilities of the entire UTC Fire & Security group to successfully secure contracts that w...

Chubb's integrated hospital security system ensures a safe environment at Ronald McDonald House

"With its city centre location, the main security challenge is one of access control" A fully integrated CCTV, access control and intruder alarm system from Chubb Security is providing families at the new Ronald McDonald House at Birmingham Children's Hospital with a safe environment in which to stay. Chubb is a business of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corporation.Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is an independent charity that aims to provide fr...

Chubb’s integrated retail security system installed at Kendal K-Village

The requirements included installation of a fire and security system at the shopping centre in CumbriaShoppers and workers at the new K-Village in Kendal are being protected from the threats of fire and vandalism thanks to a fire and security system from Chubb. Chubb is a subsidiary of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corporation.The M&E consultants selected Chubb based on its competitive tender. The requirements included installation of a fully networked fire alarm, Pu...