Posts Tagged ‘Allegion’

Age and size: hindrance or opportunity?

building

The age and size of a building shouldn’t serve as a restriction for upgrading safety protocols and security measures. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant at Allegion UK, discusses how to maximise safety and security based on your building’s age and design. It’s easy to understand why the age and size of a building can be seen…

Read More

3xLOGIC adds Allegion wireless lock integration to infinias access control solutions

Opened door of hotel room in morning.

3xLOGIC, Inc has successfully integrated of the company’s infinias access control software with Allegion’s Engage platform of wireless locks. Wireless locks are the controller, reader, power, door contact and lock hardware all bundled together in one device. Allegion Wireless Locksets integrated with infinias are modular and customised for either mortise or cylinder locks. These wireless…

Read More

Keeping Students Safe at University

Allegion

University campus buildings and student accommodation facilities are complex infrastructures and, with so many security requirements, it can be difficult to keep on top of them and the challenges they impose. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for Allegion UK, discusses how to ensure the security and safety of the students of today and tomorrow. Many UK…

Read More

Tackling the Invisible in Healthcare Facilities

Allegion

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are there for when our health is compromised, so cross-contamination needs to be kept at a minimum at all times. Hospitals, in particular, need to maintain strict sterile environments to prevent unnecessary germs being spread to vulnerable persons. Karen Trigg, business development manager of Allegion UK, discusses why it’s time…

Read More

Safeguarding Schools with a Secure Emergency Lockdown Protocol

Allegion

The duty of care that education officials have, in providing a safe environment for everyone on their premises, is arguably more challenging in today’s world than it has ever been. One area that should be identified for regular review is Emergency Lockdown. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for Allegion UK, calls for more schools to consider…

Read More

Allegion Finalizes Acquisition of Commercial Door Manufacturer

Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global security products and solutions provider, has completed, through one of its subsidiaries, the previously announced acquisition of QMI.   Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, QMI is one of the Middle East’s largest manufacturers of commercial steel and wood doors and frames. This product offering is closely aligned…

Read More

Allegion UK appoints new end user solution strategy manager

Allegion-logo

Safety and security solutions provider Allegion has appointed James Keith as end user solution strategy manager for its UK business to strengthen Allegion’s profile with architects and end users. Keith joins Allegion following 13 years in product, brand and category management roles across automative, health and safety and home improvement industries. His previous roles have…

Read More

Allegion appoints new architectural consultant for UK, Scotland, Ireland

Allegion appoint Andrew Shaw

Safety and security solutions provider Allegion UK has appointed Andrew Shaw as “architectural consultant” for its UK and Ireland businesses to build and strengthen relationships in specification. Andrew joins Allegion UK following more than 20 years of experience in architectural sales in the construction industry. Beginning his career as an architectural technician, Andrew worked on…

Read More

Allegion to Acquire Commercial Door Manufacturer QMI

Allegion-logo

Allegion, plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global security products and solutions provider, has agreed to acquire Qatar Metal Industries (QMI) through one of its subsidiaries. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018, subject to regulatory approvals. Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, QMI is one of the Middle East’s largest…

Read More

The 101 on fire door safety responsibilities

Allegion-logo

Fire door safety can often be a minefield. Knowing the many different standards and regulations that affect the use of fire doors, which can often be complex and sometimes contradictory, can be tough.   To name a few, there is the ‘Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order’ (RRFSO) that details the responsibilities of the so-called ‘responsible…

Read More