ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions News

ASSA ABLOY To Produce Fire-Resistant And Emergency Locks And Doors With UKCA Marking For Authenticity

UNION is urging security installers to ensure they are ready for the new UKCA mark, which is replacing CE marking for products sold in Great Britain. This includes products such as fire-resistant and emergency locks, panic exit devices and door closers. The UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking is the new product marking system that will be used for goods being placed on the market in Great Britain. It covers most goods that previously required the CE marking. CE marked products From 1 Januar...

ASSA ABLOY Launches New App To Solve Troubleshooting Issues In Light Of COVID-19

With the ever-changing post coronavirus world, the ability to communicate virtually has never been more important. This is why ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is improving its customer experience and launching the ASSA ABLOY Customer Support app. Free to download on Apple and Android mobile devices, the app enables customers to quickly and conveniently contact the right customer service team within ASSA ABLOY in the UK. The app provides customers with remote technical product supp...

Maintenance Matters With Fire Door Hardware

Last year saw a 14 per cent increase in fires in England, according to UK Home Office statistics. And while around three million fire doors are installed in the UK every year, a lack of understanding during operation, maintenance and management of fire doors is still apparent. In this article, David Hindle, Head of Door Closer Sales at ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, will address this issue. Importance of fire doors Fire doors are often the first line of defense in a fire, yet e...

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland Lead The Market In The Fire Door Safety Category

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland continues to lead the market by ensuring its range of door closers do not compromise fire safety regulations. At the end of 2017, several UKAS Accredited authorities withdrew certification for almost all door closers used on uninsulated metal fire doors. With around eight out of 10 metal fire doors specified and sold in the UK being non-insulated, this left many security fire doorsets deemed non-compliant. Uninsulated metal fire doors A number of...

ASSA ABLOY UK Unveils New Brand Name ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions, Part Of Rebranding Strategy In The UK

ASSA ABLOY UK, a division of ASSA ABLOY Group, the globally renowned door opening solutions company, has unveiled its new name, with the business now being known as ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland. The new business descriptor reflects ASSA ABLOY Group’s on-going commitment to strengthening the ASSA ABLOY brand, and helping its customers to better understand the organization’s solutions, services and capabilities. ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions Alongside the launch of A...

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions High Security & Safety Group Offers Secure Education Solutions In Lieu Of Pupil Exclusions Increase

After a period of decline the number of pupils being expelled from mainstream schools is increasing, placing more pressure on the need for Pupil Referral Units and the security at these premises, which is vital for managing student and staff safety. ASSA ABLOY High Security & Safety Group offers a range of locks and doors suited to the sensitive needs of Pupil Referral Units and pupils in care. Secure Education doorsets The breadth of doorset solutions means the High Security & Safety...

Door Group Secures Multiple High-Profile Contracts With London Underground And Crossrail Projects

Door Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, has secured a series of high-profile contracts with Transport for London and Crossrail Limited. These contracts have included supplying and installing security doors for major London Underground redevelopments including London Bridge, Bond Street and King’s Cross, as well as station upgrades such as Victoria. newly-built accessible stations The new Transport for London-run Elizabeth line will open from December 2018...

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions' Events To Help People Unlock Compliance To Fire Door Safety

Fire doors are often the first line of defense in a fire, yet the strict specification, maintenance and management of these doorsets is still not fully understood. This is something that ASSA ABLOY is passionate about changing. So, to coincide with Fire Door Safety Week 2019 (23-29 September), ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland will be hosting two dedicated events to help people responsible for fire doors, unlock compliance to fire door safety. The two events will take place at the...

ASSA ABLOY Launches DC300G-HF Door Closer For User Flexibility And Building Fire Safety

The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group has launched an innovative door closer that offers unrivalled performance for user flexibility and fire safety for buildings in the healthcare, education and hospitality sectors. Unlike any other door closer in its class, the new DC300G-HF is a responsive solution, satisfying multiple door control issues for healthcare professionals, students, customers and staff. This includes flexible operation and use, while also maintaining full certif...

ASSA Sweden Rebrands To ASSA ABLOY As Part Of Rebranding Strategy

In 2017, ASSA Sweden took the decision to rebrand to ASSA ABLOY. This move was considered to be a logical evolution for the ASSA brand and a step towards further strengthening the company’s project specification capabilities and brand power. The rebranding is now underway in the Scandinavia region, with rebranded products and packaging starting to be phased in through 2018. Re-branding strategy In the United Kingdom, although the company’s products will be branded as ASSA ABLOY, AS...

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors Launches Fire Doors Safety Whitepaper

ASSA ABLOY launches whitepaper, an efficient fire door safety guide ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global supplier of door opening solutions, has launched a thought-provoking whitepaper focusing on the critical subject of fire door safety. Fire Door Safety The whitepaper covers key topics of fire door safety. These include the purpose and effectiveness of fire doors, fire door regulations, manufacturing and installation, and will be available...

Assa Abloy Security Doors' Enhanced Fire Door Solutions Offer Integrity And Insulation

Assa Abloy fire doors have been tested to deter heat from transferring from one side of the door to the other ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the provider of door opening solutions, now offers enhanced fire door solutions that provide both integrity and insulation. In most applications, fire doors are required to prevent the transfer of flames from the exposed side of a door to the unexposed side in order satisfy UK Building & Fire Regulations. In...

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