Winsted Corporation News

Winsted to showcase WAVE security monitoring console at IFSEC 2018

Control room furniture manufacturer Winsted is set to return to IFSEC 2018 unveiling their exciting and futuristic new console – The Prestige WAVE, on stand F202. Expanding capabilities Designed and constructed specifically for today’s control room technology, the sleek new console, ergonomically designed with its impressive appearance and aesthetic options, is the latest addition to the company’s portfolio and is a clear demonstration of the company’s on-going and expa...

AMAG Technology hosts annual Security Engineering Symposium 2018

AMAG Technology hosted its annual Security Engineering Symposium in Newport Beach, California, February 23-26, 2018 at the Balboa Bay Resort. Nearly 70 end users, integrators and consultants attended the highly interactive networking event. Threat Analysis AMAG Technology President, Kurt Takahashi and Vice President-Global Sales and Business Development, Jody Ross kicked off the conference with opening remarks and introductions of honored guests and AMAG staff. Chief Operating Officer, Howard...

Winsted Corporation promotes Rusty Hellen to southeast regional sales manager

Winsted Corporation, a provider of control room console solutions, announces the promotion of Rusty Hellen into the role of southeast regional sales manager. Rusty previously worked for Winsted in the role of sales manager for the Winsted Custom Division, which he held for the past eight years. In his new position, Rusty will be responsible for managing Winsted’s dealer network in the southeast region of the U.S. Rusty will be based in Atlanta and work with dealers that service the securi...

Not an afterthought: The significance of security control room aesthetics

Security control rooms should be functional and durable, and their aesthetics should incorporate matching colours that are conducive to a 24/7 operating environment—not too much contrast and easy on the eyes. Another factor driving aesthetics is an enterprise’s desire to create a ‘showpiece’ to demonstrate a commitment to security for shareholders and other stakeholders. “Everyone wants to have a good-looking control room and a cost-effective design,” says Ma...

Technology evolution leads to changes in security control room furniture

Technology is changing the look and function of today’s security control rooms. Old-school CRT (cathode-ray tube) monitors are giving way to the thinner, flat screen monitors in the control room environment, but the transition is gradual. Randy Smith of Winsted still sees many control rooms that need to make the conversion, which is a boon to his company’s business. Furniture today is designed differently to accommodate the thinner monitors, often with larger screens. Need for inte...

Saving lives with effective security control centre design

When people think of control rooms, images from James Bond movies or intense action stories come to mind. What they fail to realise is the incredible level of ergonomics, technology, precision and craftsmanship required to create a top-notch command and control room. “These are rooms of complex functionalities, where hundreds of elements must be integrated and function in sync,” says Jim Coleman, National Sales Manager, AFC Industries. Professional teams from several different indus...

Simplifying control room design for end users and system integrators

Some end users and integrators are daunted by the idea of designing control rooms, but they shouldn’t be. “It’s not difficult to design because we will help,” says Randy Smith, President of Winsted. “We will walk you through the entire process.” Some control rooms still need storage areas for consoles underneath the workspace; however, when hardware is relocated to a server room, Winsted has modern, streamlined and simplified designs with no doors or storage...

Winsted Corporation accredited with GREENGUARD Gold Certification

Winsted Corporation, a worldwide provider of control room console solutions, announces that they have received GREENGUARD Gold Certification. GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, which is a division of Underwriters Laboratory, evaluates manufacturing processes, product materials and finished goods. Finished products such as, control room consoles, technical furniture, credenzas, conference room tables, shelving and others must fall within the established indoor air quality standards for low chem...

Winsted Corporation launches Spectrum-2 consoles

Spectrum-2 consoles bring easy access to rack-mounted electronics Winsted Corporation, a provider of control room console solutions, announces the new Spectrum-2 consoles. Offering flexible equipment mounting options, ergonomic viewing angles and easy expansion, the Spectrum-2 consoles bring easy access to rack-mounted electronics for sophisticated multi-operator control rooms or single-bay workstations. Each rack-mount turret on the Spectrum-2 consoles conforms to 19”...

Winsted Corporation adds Natalie Richardson to UK business development team

Richardson will manage the company’s customer base in the Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar regions of the Middle East Winsted Corporation, a provider of control room console solutions, announces the addition of Natalie Richardson, regional sales manager, to the company’s U.K. business development team. New job role Richardson will manage the company’s fast expanding customer base in the Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar regions of the Middle East. With 16 years of exper...

AMAG Technology conducts 16th Annual Security Engineering Symposium in San Antonio, Texas

Nine partners presented in breakout sessions, allowing for interaction and questions AMAG Technology hosted its Security Engineering Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, February 17-20, 2017 at the La Cantera Resort and Spa. The theme for the event was ‘Where Collaboration Meets Success,’ which encouraged more than 80 consultants/engineers, end users, and integrators attending to network and engage in security related discussions about technologies, challenges, and tre...

Intersec 2017 attracts a record international coverage in Dubai, European exhibitors in the lead

Intersec 2017 to host a record international coverage of exhibitors for security, safety, and fire protection solutions European exhibitors are making their presence felt at a trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, with the UK, Germany, Italy, and France leading the way in boosting exports to the buoyant Middle East market. Intersec 2017 will feature more than 1,200 exhibitors from 52 countries when it opens from 22-24 January at the Dubai International Convent...