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ASSA ABLOY Installs ECLIQ Electronic Access Control To Enhance Security For Hydreaulys

The responsibilities of the modern facilities manager combine site security with employee health and safety. At Hydreaulys, a French water and waste management utility, a simple switch to programmable key-based access control helped them make improvements on both counts. Complex security and workflow challenges throughout the utilities sector can push static, mechanical master-key systems beyond their limit. To upgrade their mechanical locking system, the Hydreaulys facilities team prioritized...

ASSA ABLOY Signs An Agreement To Sell Their Locksmith Business CERTEGO To Nalka Invest

ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to sell its Nordic locksmith business CERTEGO to Nalka Invest, which invests in small- and medium-sized businesses primarily in the Nordic region. This transaction reinforces the strategic focus on the core security solutions business of the ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions EMEIA Division. CERTEGO is a pioneer locksmith and security solutions installation business in the Nordic region. It provides planning, installation, and managing of mechanical, electro-mechani...

ASSA ABLOY SARGENT EcoFlex® Technology Electrified Mortise Lock Achieves Living Product Challenge Certification

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions announces that the SARGENT 8200 Series Electrified Mortise Lock with EcoFlex® Technology has achieved Living Product Challenge certification from the International Living Future Institute. Satisfying stringent compliance criteria to receive the Declare label, architects, designers and specifiers now have an additional electrified locking hardware solution with this higher level of certification, along with other products from ASSA ABLOY, to meet all their green b...

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions Embraces BIM To Smooth Specification And Installation Of Door Security Solutions

BIM (building information modeling) provides a process for creating and managing information during the building lifecycle and beyond. BIM is often equated with 3D modeling of construction projects, but the visual component is just part of the value of BIM. Additional data, such as specifications and other documentation, is also part of the process, underlying the visual aspects, helping to drive decision making and providing immediate access to detailed information about all facets of the buil...

ASSA ABLOY Introduces HES ES100 Wireless Electric Strike To Provide Retrofit Solution For Remote Control And Monitoring

ASSA ABLOY announces the launch of the HES ES100 wireless electric strike, combining the features of the HES 1500 and 1600 Series electric strikes with Aperio® wireless technology to provide an easy, affordable retrofit solution for remote control and monitoring. As the newest addition to the Aperio family of real-time wireless solutions, the HES ES100 concealed electric strike works in conjunction with the Securitron R100 surface-mounted reader to retrofit an opening with online access con...

ASSA ABLOYS Signs A Pact To Acquire The Hardware Division Of MR Group

ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire MR Group's hardware division, a supplier of aluminum profile hardware and locks in Portugal. Portfolio expansion "I am very pleased to welcome the MR Group hardware division into the ASSA ABLOY Group. This acquisition delivers on our strategy to strengthen our position in the mature markets through adding complementary products and solutions to our core business,” says Nico Delvaux, President, and CEO of ASSA ABLOY. "We are committed to grow...

Historic Spanish Building Upgrades Security With ASSA ABLOY's SMARTair® Wireless Access Control

Schools present unique challenges for security and access control. But what about a school that is also a heritage site of exceptional value? The Colegio Diocesano Santo Domingo in Orihuela, Spain, is more than just a school. Its historic buildings date to the 1500s, a heritage site as well as a place of learning — with a museum that requires the protection of the same access system. The college buildings are a Resource of Cultural Interest and on Spain’s heritage registry: They mus...

The Smartphone Has Already Revolutionized Key Use And Security Management

Mobile access is impacting how we interact with buildings and manage their security. For users, a device they already carry unlocks doors and other openings digitally. For facility managers, this same device manages access more securely, for multiple sites if required. Businesses benefit from time-saving security management at a lower total cost. Nearly two-thirds of organizations have already adopted mobile access control — or plan to within two years. According to analysts Omdia, mobile...

The Connectivity Standards Alliance Announces Matter, The Secure Connectivity Standard For The Future Of The Smart Home

The Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), formerly known as the Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), announces Matter – the interoperable, secure connectivity standard for the future of the smart home. The proliferation of connected objects continues to change the way one lives, works and plays. From homes to offices, factories to hospitals, connected objects enable one to...

ASSA ABLOY’s CWM Reporting & Analytics Tool Helps Enhance Data Analytics And Reporting To Unleash The Power Of Electronic Access Control

Could the data that the access control system generates reveal priceless business insights? In many businesses, the answer is affirmative. The problem is how to analyze that data quickly and accurately to bring valuable, digestible business benefits. As reported by the Houston Chronicle, ‘Data is at the core of nearly every business decision made. A new Reporting & Analytics Tool for CLIQ access control systems enables security and facility managers to extract, visualize and analyze t...

ASSA ABLOY Offers A Range Of Wireless Access Control Solutions To Address Major Challenges In Healthcare Security

Security stakes are high at healthcare premises. Patients expect and deserve privacy and safety. Yet, most medical buildings must remain welcoming spaces, many open around the clock. The protection of drugs and confidential data is critical, and every breach demands thorough investigation. Such needs go way beyond what mechanical security was designed to meet. Real-time control and monitoring Hospitals, for example, are often large and spread out. Their locks may need to integrate with fire de...

ASSA ABLOY’s ECLIQ Locking System Ensures Simplified Access Management For The Thiepval Museums In France

The Thiepval Museums, in northern France, needed trusted, secure entry and exit control to reduce theft from their premises. User-friendly management of access rights was essential, for both internal and external users. The museums needed a system that will be able to cope easily with changes, site extensions and two-site operation, and a solution that would remove the need to change all cylinders, when an employee loses a key. eCLIQ locking cylinders installed Now, the Historial and Thiepval...