Trigion News

Trigion appoints Paul Grist as the new security director

Trigion Security, the specialist security solution arm of Facilicom UK, is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Grist as its new Security Director. He assumes responsibilities on 16th July 2018 and will succeed Neil Ricketts. Grist brings many years’ experience and knowledge to his new role and will be responsible for sales, marketing and strategy. He will be supported on Electronic Security by Dave Bonci; and on Manned Security by Sean Titheridge, who also joined Trigion earlier...

Facilicom UK’s Trigion security achieved annual turnover of £45.5 million for new contracts

Facilicom UK’s latest annual report reveals the company – which comprises Facilicom Cleaning Services and Trigion Security – achieved a record year for new contracts in 2017. Thanks to an excellent sales performance, the number of contracts held by the company increased considerably, particularly at year-end. As a result, turnover amounted to £45.5 million. Among other measures, the company has introduced a new recruitment strategy for the sales department; split respons...

Trigion’s thermal surveillance cameras facilitate remote monitoring for Kent scrap yard

With the value of scrap metal only heading in one direction recently, dealers are having to turn to ever more advanced security solutions to combat theft and break ins. Security specialist Trigion is now providing high-tech solutions at a major Kent scrap yard in the UK, including the use of thermal cameras and a ‘virtual perimeter’ system. On a site such as a scrap metal yard, there can be a lot of material on view, and it is not always easy to determine exactly what is happening o...

Has the gap closed between security fiction and security reality?

Among its many uses and benefits, technology is a handy tool in the fantasy world of movie and television thrillers. We all know the scene: a vital plot point depends on having just the right super-duper gadget to locate a suspect or to get past a locked door. In movies and TV, face recognition is more a super power than a technical function. Video footage can be magically enhanced to provide a perfect image of a license plate number. We have all shaken our heads in disbelief, and yet, our indus...

Trigion provides security services to The Hive library to supply essential safety

Trigion Security Services has won the contract to provide security at The Hive in Worcester, a community facility with 10,000m² of public space,  which receives around a million visitors a year.  Requiring specialist security Neil Ricketts, Security & Technical Services Director at Trigion said: “The Hive describes itself as the first joint public and university library in Europe, but that sells the facility short. It also offers a cafe, exhibition spaces, theatre, arc...

Trigion’s combined service offer of manned guarding and electronic security helps record positive business growth

Trigion Security’s combined service offer of manned guarding and electronic security is proving popular with customers across different industries, and across the country, as the company announces new business growth of 20 per cent in the second quarter of 2017. Trigion’s tailored solutions – including its own remote security operations centre – mean it is not limited by sector and it has been able to secure contracts with the manufacturing and distribution sector, as we...

Trigion shares security expertise at the launch of Crimestoppers’ campaign

Trigion was on hand to share its security expertise and technology solutions at the launch of the Crimestoppers charity's summer campaign at a conference at Leeds Castle in July. Trigion’s expertise lies in delivering a blended solution of manned guarding and electronic solutions and it had a wide array of equipment and devices on display, including facial recognition and thermal sensing equipment. Solution for all needs Neil Ricketts, Security & Technical Services Director, explaine...

Trigion UK provides manned guarding and electronic security solutions to Domino UK

Trigion UK has secured a new contract to provide security services to Domino UK—the Cambridge-based industrial equipment supplier—thanks in part to the cleaning services provided by Trigion’s sister company, Facilicom Cleaning. Domino has been using Facilicom Cleaning Services for several years and the hard work and dedication of those operatives was recognised as playing a part in Trigion being able to bid for the security contract. Electronic security solution The new thre...

Trigion launches streamlined 24/7 security solution

Making the decision between electronic security, manned guarding or a combination of the two has just been made easier thanks to a new streamlined solution introduced by security specialists, Trigion. The company has always offered a technology plus people approach as it feels the combination usually satisfies its clients’ needs most successfully. However, until now they have operated as two services and been managed and invoiced separately. Reducing capital expenditure costs Recognisin...

Trigion reports stable turnover for past fiscal year and gears up for accelerated growth in 2017

Trigion offers all security services in-house and has its own control centre Following a period of investment in its commercial department and supporting structure, Trigion has reported a largely stable turnover for the past fiscal year as it gears up for accelerated growth in 2017. Manned security and the electronic security both maintained previous margin levels, but a change in the proportion of turnover in favour of the electronics division has led to a 39 per cent improve...

IDIS video security solution deployed at Netherland school by Trigion

The IDIS security system installed by Trigion helped reduce crime, health and safety incidents at GLU Grafisch Lyceum Utrecht (GLU) is a creative and safe school that specialises in various multi-media disciplines as well as communications, media management and marketing. With approximately 2,100 students, GLU is located in Utrecht, The Netherlands and as at any education establishment the protection of its staff and students is of paramount importance, which saw the school fi...

Trigion boosts protection at construction site in London on New Year’s Eve

A combination of manpower and technical solutions was used to prevent unauthorised access Construction sites offer a tempting target for thieves, terrorists, or just those seeking a thrill, and need adequate security at all times. However, with over 100,000 people in special designated viewing areas along the Thames near the London Eye, a construction project on the South Bank, secured by Trigion, needed extra special attention on New Year’s Eve.Manned guarding and techn...