In today’s news round-up, Schneider Electric has partnered with ASSA ABLOY Access Control UK to enhance its Continuum building management system. ASSA ABLOY’s latest Aperio® wireless cylinders, PINpad escutcheon and L100 have been integrated into the Schneider Electric access control product line. Also in corporate news, Vanderbilt Industries recently announced that it will focus its market identity on the Vanderbilt name brand. Following Vanderbilt Industries’ announcement of the pending acquisition of Siemens’ Security Products, the new entity, renamed Vanderbilt International GmbH, will begin to utilise the Vanderbilt name, creating a common company brand identity for both the North American and European business units.

In application news, Automotive servicing business Tractamotors has realised a 60% reduction in losses for the retail arm of its business following the installation of nearly 50 Axis network cameras to its site in Cavan, Ireland. Axis Communications and partner Encom developed a solution that combined Axis network cameras and a Milestone XProtect video surveillance system. Over in the UK, transmission solutions manufacturer AMG recently announced two new appointments: Andrew Pigram has joined as Sales and Marketing Director and Sara Bullock as Business Development Director. Finally, security systems integrator ISD Tech recently announced that it has achieved BAFE accreditation for the design, commissioning, installation and maintenance of fire detection systems. Read more security news…

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