Barricades

2017 Security Trends: Lone Wolf Terror Encourages Vehicle Access Control System Installations

With the changing “lone wolf” style of terrorism, there will be a trend toward many more installations of vehicle access control systems and smaller numbers of units. Where a university, military base or airport might have 20-plus systems scattered among its grounds, there will be a growing number of smaller applications needing one, two or three systems. These will include customers such as primary and secondary education facilities; pedestrian locations such as shopping malls, co...

New Delta Crash Rated TB100 Portable Bollard System Will Counteract Vehicle Terrorism

Delta Scientific, a manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, has announced that its new patent pending crash rated TB100 portable bollard system will let law enforcement and other security providers promptly block access to temporary venues where vehicles can be used as weapons against large numbers of pedestrians. Individual portable bollards provide vehicle barricades in applications such as heavily traveled narrow walkways and r...

New ATG Access Vehicle Barrier System Set To Make Streets Safer Following Terrorist Attacks

A British-designed road block system, which can withstand the force of a 5,500lbs vehicle traveling at 30mph, is headed to the United States in response to last week’s New York City terrorist attack in Manhattan. ATG Access Surface Guard Surface Guard has been developed by ATG Access, an innovator of bollard and vehicle barrier systems. Surface Guard is the first system of its kind designed to protect pedestrians from targeted vehicle attacks, and meets the latest international standards...

Hesco Launches New Security Barrier TERRABLOCK To Minimize Impact Of Hostile Vehicles

The latest security product from Hesco has been launched: Available in five specifications, TERRABLOCK is a security barrier which is designed to minimize the impact of hostile vehicles, protecting both civilians and critical infrastructure. Protecting The Public Hesco have been providing innovative security solutions since 1991, working to protect some of the most hostile environments around the world, and their new launch adds to their extensive security offering. Five years in the making,...

Nortech Control Announces New Partnership With ADI Global Distribution

Nortech is pleased to announce ADI Global Distribution as one of its official distributors, meaning that ADI’s customers now have access to Nortech’s full People and Vehicle Access control and parking products. ADI Global Distribution has the largest UK branch network for the Security Industry. It delivers impeccable customer service and is committed to building trusted and personal business partnerships. Full Range Of Access Control Products Each product division within ADI has i...

Boon Edam Customized Specifications For Americas Now Available Through ARCOM Software Platforms

Boon Edam Inc., a provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, and ARCOM, the leader in building specifications, are pleased to announce that Boon Edam’s product data and customized specifications for the Americas are available through ARCOM’s software platforms to architects, engineers, and design professionals. Customized Versions Of Industry-trusted Solutions ARCOM and Boon Edam have worked together to create customized versions of industry-trusted, MasterSp...

Round Table Discussions

Should Marketers Seek To Leverage Violent Incidents?

When a big security breach occurs, the phones start ringing at security companies, or so the expectation goes. The nature of security is that it takes a security breach, or even a high-profile tragedy, to convince managers of the need for security technology. When a school shooting occurs, schools take note. When terrorism strikes a soft target, other vulnerable institutions notice. Same for hospitals and airports and even nightclubs. When an event occurs, it gets attention that could translate...

What Is The Biggest Mistake Customers Make When Buying And Installing Security Systems?

Sometimes you see it coming and want to scream out: “Don’t do that.” We all make mistakes, but it’s hard to sit and watch others as they go down the wrong path. It’s especially difficult when the errant party is a customer, and when their wrong move might somehow end up reflecting badly on you as a technology or security systems provider. Much better to anticipate the problem by expecting the possible mistake before it happens. We asked this week’s Expert Pane...

How Does Globalization Impact The Physical Security Marketplace?

There’s almost no such thing as a local business anymore. Even the smallest of entrepreneurs find they have immediate access to a global marketplace via the Internet, and larger companies continue to find new ways to maximize their successes throughout the world. We asked our panelists this week to comment on how they see globalization impacting the physical security market. Their broad-ranging responses emphazis the opportunities and challenges of succeeding the global marketplace.