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ASSA ABLOY shares important updates regarding UKNI product marking system for security professionals

With the new UKNI mark fast approaching, security professionals in Northern Ireland must be up-to-date on the latest changes and deadline for the new product marking system, says UNION, part of the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware Group. This covers door opening solutions such as fire-resistant and emergency locks, panic exit devices and door closers. Coming into force from 1 January 2021, the Northern Ireland Protocol ensures that Northern Ireland will continue to follow the EU’s rules on produc...

UNION announces the launch of CE26V, SC-CE3F and CE4F-E door closers to offer complete closure solution

Already established as a renowned provider of high-quality door closers, UNION has further strengthened its range with the launch of three dynamic new solutions. Innovative and properly certified, the three new door closers all bring incredible value to the market, by solving a number of critical challenges faced by installers to meet the needs of their customers. With the launch of the CE26V, SC-CE3F and CE4F-E, UNION now meets almost every door closer requirement - whether for light or heavy...

ASSA ABLOY launches customer support app to enhance user experience and support

With the ever-changing post coronavirus (COVID-19) world, the ability to communicate virtually has never been more important. This is why ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is improving its customer experience with the launch of the ASSA ABLOY Customer Support app. ASSA ABLOY Customer Support app Free to download on Apple and Android mobile devices, the app enables customers to quickly and conveniently contact the right customer service team within ASSA ABLOY in the UK. The app prov...

ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware Group provides hands-free door opening solution to stop COVID-19 spread

With the outbreak of COVID-19, reducing touchpoints wherever possible throughout a building is front of mind for many businesses, building owners and facilities managers. Fortunately, there are a range of hands-free door opening solutions – available to suit all budgets and needs – that can help minimise the spread of infection, says the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware Group. Doors and their hardware are the first and last touchpoints when entering or exiting a building, or when moving bet...

UNION by ASSA Abloy announces grade 5 for BS 8607 for push button locksets

Craig Birch, Product Category Manager at UNION, outlines what the new grade 5 for BS 8607 includes, why it has been introduced and the benefits that it can help deliver. At present, mechanically operated push button locksets are not typically security products, but rather access control ones. For example, think about the last time you went to your local doctor’s surgery. No doubt there will have been a lock on the door behind the receptionist, protecting the sensitive information they hol...

UNION launches CodeGUARD 5 access control solution meeting BS 8607 grade 5 standards

UNION has launched CodeGUARD 5, the first access control device available to meet the new BS 8607 grade 5 standards. High-security push button locks The recently introduced grade 5 standards provide the most stringent level of security and access control for mechanical push button locks to date. Providing an extremely strong level of attack resistance, grade 5 was introduced because of the need for a high-security push button lock, and UNION is the first manufacturer to answer this need. Grad...

UNION secures University of Essex’s new student accommodation with keyPRIMETM

UNION’s keyPRIMETM reversible key cylinder platform has been installed at the University of Essex’s new student accommodation, providing assured key control for the university and security for undergraduates. The new accommodation, named The Copse, consists of 643 new single ensuite rooms and studios across two accommodation blocks: The Oaks and The Poplars.  UNION worked with main contractor Bouygues to identify the best platform to help meet the university’s needs for t...

UNION gets shortlisted for ‘Security Hardware Manufacturer of the Year’ award at the Security and Fire Excellence Awards

UNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, has been shortlisted as ‘Security Hardware Manufacturer of the Year’ in the prestigious Security and Fire Excellence Awards. Held in partnership with IFSEC and FIREX International, the Security and Fire Excellence awards honour the best products, manufacturers and projects in the fire and security sector. The Willenhall-based lock and security solutions provider received the nomination due to the strength and popularity of its extensive...

Union launches ExiSAFE range of PANIC Exit Devices to provide complete door hardware solution

ExiSAFE is a high-quality, durable range of Panic Exit Devices (PEDs) designed, tested and made in the United Kingdom for installation in public and commercial buildings. The range comprises of panic and emergency bolt and latch products for single and double doors, along with Outside Access Devices (OADs) for use where doors are required to be opened from the opposite side to the PED. In order to deliver a high-quality PED solutions that can be trusted to provide a fast, safe exit even after m...

UNION to showcase easy-to-fit locks, cylinder systems and door closers at Screwfix Live 2018

UNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, a provider of door opening solutions, will be showcasing its certified, durable and easy-to-fit locks, cylinder systems and door closers at Screwfix Live 2018. Taking place at the Farnborough International Exhibition Centre in Hampshire between 28 and 30 September 2018, installers visiting stand J14 will be able to discuss UNION’s market-leading products and their excellent offering for trade partners. Visitors can...

UNION, division of ASSA ABLOY, granted second patent for the keyPRIME system until 2036

UNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, a premier provider of door opening solutions, has been granted a second patent for its keyPRIME reversible key cylinder system, giving a patented lifetime to 2036. Providing secure key control, the second patent ensures UNION keyPRIME offers one of the longest patent protected products in the market. Keys and cylinders can only be ordered, cut or assembled by authorised partners. Delivering similar benefits and greater...

UNION to showcase latest door hardware solutions at Lockex 2018

UNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, global supplier of door opening solutions, will be showcasing its latest door hardware and security solutions at Lockex 2018.  Lockex 2018 Taking place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 8 – 10 June, locksmiths will be able to visit UNION on stand F11 to discuss the brand’s leading product portfolio for both timber and metal fire doors. Visitors will also be able to inspect UNION’s range of mortice...