Factory security - Case studies

Anviz and Protech Security upgraded Truline Industries access control system with Anviz Face Recognition FaceDeep 5

Truline Industries is a specialty machining business located in Chesterland, Ohio, United States. Founded in 1939 Truline is built upon integrity both in work and in life. An AS 9100 / ISO 9001 certified facility, Truline makes use of the latest technology to fabricate fuel pump bearings for the aircraft industry as well as other high-tolerance precision machine parts.  Challenge Truline Industries has been using Gallagher physical access control systems for their office building. Howeve...

SightLogix smart thermal cameras protect Aurora cannabis grow sites

Aurora Cannabis, a pioneer in global cannabis serving thirteen markets internationally, has deployed SightLogix smart thermal intruder detection cameras to provide robust physical security over expansive grow operations. Aurora Cannabis has created a diverse portfolio in both the consumer and medical markets which has increased access to safe, high-quality cannabis worldwide. As Aurora’s growth facilities were developing, their need for reliable physical security overgrows operations beca...

Nuclear power plan cuts tool tracking time by 70 percent with Xerafy RFID and mobile readers

Passive RFID tags and mobile readers are cutting 70 percent of the time needed at this French nuclear power plant to locate tool containers, and 80 percent of the time needed to prepare regulatory reports. The Fessenheim nuclear power plant in the Alsace region of France has dozens of large, portable metal containers that store maintenance tools and equipment. The containers and their tool content are subject to numerous internal and regulatory controls for tool safety and security. The facilit...

TDSi announces full integration with the RotaOne time & attendance solution

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi announces the new integration of its powerful GARDiS access control range with Thinking Software’s  RotaOne Time & Attendance platform. The new integration enables businesses and organisations to incorporate the two market-leading solutions, providing a complete overview of staff movements and the security of facilities. Time & attendance solution Reflecting on the new integration, Gwen Curran, Channel Partner Manager North at...

G4S provides site security for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing facility in Puurs, Belgium

As a small town in Belgium became one of the most important vaccine sites in the world, in the global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19 virus), the G4S team in Puurs was ready to scale up rapidly, to meet the growing demand for security on site. At the beginning of 2020, nobody in the Belgian town of Puurs, located between Brussels and Antwerp, could have known how globally significant a role their small town would come to play in the year that followed. COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing fa...

FLIR wins DARPA contract worth up to $20.5m to develop new protective fabrics for chem-bio defense

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced it has won a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to rapidly develop novel fabrics with embedded catalysts and chemistries that can fight and reduce chemical and biological threats upon contact. The revolutionary fabrics will be incorporated into protective suits and other equipment such as boots, gloves, and eye protection that can be worn by troops on the battlefield, medical experts, healthcare workers, and more. FLIR received $11....

Gallagher's integrated security solution deployed at Rua Bioscience

Since 2016, the cannabis industry has advanced quickly and so has the company. They’ve become a world pioneer in the research and development of plant genetics, specialising in cannabinoid extracts. With this in mind, a security solution was required to detect, deter, and defend the three sites in which Rua Bioscience operates within New Zealand. Integrated security solution “When the medicinal cannabis regulations were released in December 2019, we needed a security system in pla...

Tatua Dairy integrates Gallagher monitored pulse fence to minimise health and safety risks while maintaining product quality

The Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company manufactures markets and sells specialised dairy ingredients and food products, 90% of which are exported around the world. Tatua’s security system was recently upgraded to ensure world-class access control and boundary security that enhanced Tatua’s globally recognised food safety and quality programme. This upgrade has provided additional assurances for customers who purchase the company’s food and ingredient products. Layered security s...

Bosch provides fire safety and security systems to secure Mercedes-Benz car manufacturing plant in Russia

Located 40 kilometres outside the Russian capital, the new Mercedes-Benz passenger car factory is a showcase for Industry 4.0 automotive manufacturing. To ensure the safety of more than 1,000 employees at the massive facility, Bosch provided a fire alarm and security system, replete with voice evacuation capabilities to meet the specific safety needs of modern-day car factories. Future of car manufacturing Walking into the main manufacturing hall of the new Mercedes-Benz Cars plant in the Mosc...

BCD announces BCD Illinois Build Centers to operate to support and provide for critical infrastructure and essential services

The State of Illinois has enacted a ‘stay at home’ order effective as of Saturday, March 21, at 5pm to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. This means all residents are mandated to ‘remain at home’ and only essential businesses may remain open to provide critical services. Everybody fully supports this measure as it will hopefully slow the spread of the virus. Securing critical infrastructure Under the order, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has mandated that all Ill...