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Security Manufacturer Launches Range of
Electro-Mechanical Products
orkshire based Heald Ltd, an
award-winning security manufacturer specialising in road
blockers and bollards to protect people and places from vehicle attacks
and organised crime have announced the launch of a range of
electro-mechanical bollards.
Building on from the success of their
existing product range, most of which
are powered via hydraulics, Heald’s
electro-mechanical (EM) products will
offer the same excellent standards as
their existing products with a variety of
added benefits. One of the primary benefits of EM over a hydraulic system is
the ability to deploy products faster owing to motors being installed within the
product which removes the need for an
additional unit to house controls and
having to install hydraulic ducts for the
products to operate.
An additional benefit of Heald’s EM
range is a reduced carbon footprint due
to requiring on average, over 60% less
electricity to operate.
The EM range will extend to Heald’s
existing products including the Raptor,
the Evo Bollard and the EM Matador.
The Matador specifically will revolutionise temporary and small event security
due to its shallow foundation depth and
its ability to run off a generator or temporary power supply.
Having revolutionised the perimeter security industry with the automatic Matador, Heald will launched their EM
Matador at the UK Security Expo 2017
which took place in London on the 2930 November.
The announcement of the new products
comes just weeks after Heald were
crowned both Medium Business and
the Business of the Year Winner at the
Chamber Bridlington and Yorkshire
Coast Business Awards.
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Axis Security Strengthens Relationship with
Broadgate Estates
xis Security, one of the UK’s
leading suppliers of security
services, has won a further
contract with Broadgate Estates to
provide security services to a trophy
building in its portfolio in the City of
London, Ropemaker Place.
Axis Security has worked with Broadgate
Estates for a number of years, providing
security services to Paternoster Square,
the Corn Exchange and 30 North
Colonnade. Ropemaker Place is a
commercial, twenty-storey building with
two trading floors at the lower level. It is
occupied by a variety of international
finance and investment companies.
Included in this new contract is manned
guarding services, management of the
post room, control room and loading bay
Services are delivered by 30 personnel
across 1,310 hours per week, which
includes a tenant contract also located
at Ropemaker Place and managed by
Broadgate Estates. The 26 existing
employees were transferred to Axis
Security employment via TUPE, and a
further four support personnel have been
recruited to ensure seamless delivery of
the large-scale security operation.
The employee benefits package
provided by Axis Security, as well as its
learning and development (L&D)
strategy, were fundamental to winning
the contract. The L&D strategy includes:
World Host Training, ensuring the
highest levels of customer service; first
aid training; banksman training for the
traffic marshal; Project Argus and Project
Griffin counter-terrorism training; and
IOSH health and safety training. Axis
implementing a one-day,
classroom-based training
additional opportunities for
best in class service.
David Mundell, Managing
Director of Axis Security,
says the new contract was
won through the company’s
ability to add tangible value:
“As well as our highlyregarded employee benefits
package, we were able to impress with
solutions we proposed. These include a
security officer patrol management
system, an online daily occurrence
book, online training and fast-field
forms,” he says.
“These technologies are designed to
further streamline the security operation
providing benefits to the security officer
and client alike.”
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