Fire and security specialist Amthal, is continuing on its ambitious growth plan to service more commercial customers, with dedicated appointments to the supply chain team alongside active recruitment for two sales account managers. Peter Lee has been appointed in ‘Purchasing Supply Chain’ to strengthen the commercial division of the business, enabling a more efficient approach to servicing new and existing customer requirements for fire safety and security. Constantly evolving regulations Amthal is recruiting for two Sales Account Managers, alongside a number of Engineer roles in commissioning, maintenance and installation. Amthal also has an active Apprentice program, to encourage job-specific skills and create a more open business environment. Commenting on the team’s aspirational growth plans, Jamie Allam, CEO Amthal said: “The last year has been undoubtedly challenging as we have steered our way through the pandemic, committed to our role as key workers. Through it all, we have ensured the ongoing safety of our customers, new and existing, supporting the need to evolve quickly and efficiently to the constantly evolving regulations on commercial premises.” Proactively preparing customers Amthal is now proactively preparing customers for the imminent arrival of the Fire Safety Bill “We have only been able to do this with the commitment of our team, who have embraced our vision, mission and values to ‘protect what’s precious.’ In recognition of such dedication, we have seen clear growth across our business. We are now delighted to welcome Pete to the family and continue our recruitment process for account managers and engineers to continue to present a full-service fire and security solutions company.” Amthal is now proactively preparing customers for the imminent arrival of the Fire Safety Bill. Currently in its final stages prior to Royal ascent, it is described with the Building Safety Bill as ‘the biggest change in building safety for a generation,’ and places increased responsibilities on responsible persons, managing agents and block management companies. Fire protection market Jamie adds: “We have seen steady growth in the opportunities with smart and mobile first security, especially the move to integration and enabling entry to the IoT world. But our recruitment process also recognizes the significant growth opportunities in the fire protection market, where we need to ensure our entire team is ready to meet new demands placed on our customers.” “With the Fire Safety Bill coming into legislation and the demands of the stringent new fire safety regulations, technical advances and product innovations, we have a duty of care to stay abreast of latest solutions, when it comes to design, installation, maintenance and monitoring services.”
Amthal has become a full member of the prestigious Door & Hardware Federation (DHF), highlighting its ongoing commitment to health and safety across its automated gates, product and service portfolio. The DHF is a not for profit trade association for companies associated with Locks & Building Hardware; Doorsets; Industrial Doors & Shutters; Domestic Garage Doors and Automated Gates. Regarded as a Centre of Excellence, DHF offers specifiers and end users of individual and commercial buildings, alongside domestic customers a single source for technical expertise, information, knowledge, and advice. safety and compliance Says Jamie Allam, CEO Amthal Fire & Security: “DHF is undoubtedly the go-to association when it comes to influencing the future of technical security, helping organizations understand and comply with latest health and safety legislation, relevant to our industry. Our membership aligns us with an organization that represents the agreed, best and most effective way of delivering a product and service." "As a business, we are looking forward to receiving first-hand the latest developments on our industry, while presenting our customers with a portfolio of automated gate products that achieves DHF requirements for, safety and compliance.” raising industry standards Our aim is to advance standards to improve the quality and safety of products, services and systems" Amthal will now be able to present its membership of DHF with the use of its logo on all printed and digital media; to demonstrate its dedication to an organization associated with quality, credibility and raising industry standards. Nick Perkins, Training & Compliance Officer added: “At DHF, in our role as an industry leading trade association, we provide the knowledge that members use to enable them to put a safe, compliant product on the market. We sit on various standards committees throughout the UK and Europe and are at the forefront of safety and compliance. Our aim is to advance standards to improve the quality and safety of products, services and systems. We welcome new DHF members on their journey to demonstrate commitment to best practice.” advanced electronic fire solution Independently owned, Amthal Fire & Security is dedicated to satisfying end user needs for security safety and convenience offering design, installation, maintenance and monitoring of advanced electronic fire & security solutions; including intruder, fire, access and CCTV solutions. Amthal Fire & Security is accredited by the Security Systems and Alarm Inspection Board (SSAIB) United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS) and British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE).
With the introduction of the much publicized 5G networks, alongside the evolution of live chat facilities impacting on the way people stay connected, there is extra pressure to deliver on extra speed and bandwidth, faster operating and more powerful mobiles to enable apps to work much harder and video to become the cornerstone of security. CSL and Amthal, who have worked in partnership for 15 years, are operating together for customers to ensure the safe delivery of advanced routers, alarms and data embracing all available signaling technologies. Remote monitoring services through mobile technology Says Dave Willetts, CSL Head of Key Accounts: “Technology and the way we connect is evolving faster than ever and understanding the key trends, whilestaying at the forefront of its impact on system design, is critical to all our success, especially in the fire and security sector." “Working closely and building relationships with customers such as Amthal is vital. And this is not in a supply chain, but in true partnership. We have both seen significant business growth, operating through some extraordinary circumstances, not least the current pandemic. Through delivering on tailored customer requirements, we can continue to upgrade systems to ensure connectivity standards remain high.” Amthal operates with CSL to ensure connectivity for key CCTV and alarm signaling, allowing for remote upgrade and maintenance of installed products and services. The fire and security specialist is now looking to upgrade with CSL to adopt more live functionality that allows remote monitoring services through smart mobile app technology. Greater intelligence and faster response systems Jamie Allam, CEO Amthal Fire and Security adds: “For fire and security, we are just on the cusp of seeing the potential of technological advancements and ability to create greater intelligence, faster response systems, visual insights and dedicated data." “And while the lockdown period has halted many sector operations, as critical workers, it is our duty to continue our operations to keep buildings safe and secure. By working closely with trusted partners as CSL Group, we can bring these ideals together and ensure more powerful devices can be connected to one another, maintained and monitored remotely and efficiently for the benefit of customers across the UK.” Intruder, Fire, Access and CCTV systems Independently owned, Amthal Fire & Security is dedicated to satisfying end user needs for security safety and convenience offering design, installation, service and remote monitoring of advanced electronic fire and security solutions, including intruder, Fire, Access and CCTV systems. Amthal Fire & Security is accredited by the Security Systems and Alarm Inspection Board (SSAIB) United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS) and British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE.)
Amthal is celebrating its 20th birthday with the launch of a specialist logo, dedicated to showcasing its fast-growing, evolutionary journey to becoming a fire and security specialist. Launched in 2000 by close friends John Allam and Paul Rosenthal, Amthal now has over 60 members in the team and operates on a nationwide basis providing design, installation, maintenance and monitoring services across all commercial, public sector and residential sectors. In 2008, Jamie Allam joined the management team to become Commercial Director and created the structure to drive an ambitious growth plan, incorporating all aspects of the business, from operations, through sales and commercial targets. Since 2019, a dedicated Senior Management Team has been created to manage day-to-day operations, including team members from across the business, some of which began their Amthal journey as apprentices. fire and security services We are very excited to reach our 20th anniversary and wanted a special way to celebrate our year" Says Jamie: “Since we opened our doors in 2000, the economy and the challenges our clients face have evolved dramatically and our business has always taken a proactive approach. We have continued on our dynamic journey, transforming the way we work to operate as a total solutions provider for clients, to deliver full fire and security services." "We are very excited to reach our 20th anniversary and wanted a special way to celebrate our year, which reflected our mission, vision and values, both to our incredible team and our customers. The logo was created by providing keywords we associate with Amthal, such as ‘Strength,’ ‘Diversity,’ ‘Understanding’ and ‘Trustworthy,’ alongside recognizing our commitment to smart solutions and latest technology.” advanced electronic fire & security solutions The logo will now be appearing across all social media channels and marketing material, and marks the start of the celebrations through the year, culminating in an anniversary event on Amthal’s actual birthday, 14th November 2020. Independently owned, Amthal Fire & Security is dedicated to satisfying end user needs for security, safety and convenience offering design, installation, service and remote monitoring of advanced electronic fire & security solutions, including intruder, Fire, Access and CCTV systems. Amthal Fire & Security is accredited by the Security Systems and Alarm Inspection Board (SSAIB) United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS) and British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE.)
Specialists in advanced electronic fire and security solutions, Amthal has launched an interactive new website, providing easy access to the very latest smart solutions and industry news. Desktop to mobile experience The fully responsive website, providing a continuous desktop to mobile experience, features fresh new-look sections dedicated to latest product and service updates for professionals seeking guidance, alongside up to date advice for homeowners. The opportunity to monitor latest relevant fire and security videos and news will also be available The opportunity to monitor latest relevant fire and security videos and news will also be available and the website will now flow seamlessly with Amthal’s dedicated social media channels. Amthal products and service solutions Says Jamie Allam, Amthal Commercial Director, “With the growing reliance on mobile as a first port of call, alongside use of social media for recommendations, we have updated our website to ensure visitors, whether commercial or residential, can find information on Amthal’s full range of products and service solutions." He adds, “We love the fresh new look and feel of the site, especially the blog and video sections which will be regularly updated to ensure our visitors have up to date smart fire and security advice available in one place. The new site is another piece in the jigsaw of our marketing strategy and aligns our digital platform much more closely to our brand and future offerings.” Market and service capability Amthal's new website will be updated on a regular basis with market and service capability, news and case study updates together with team milestones.
Specialist in advanced electronic fire and security solutions, Amthal has expanded its team with the appointment of Mick Byron to Business Development Manager. The newly established role within the company will help to support the sales and commercial teams, in their drive to maximize opportunities to promote and progress the business. Mick will strategically coordinate plans to move forward and develop channels and relationships, in line with an ever growing smart product installation portfolio, and dedicated sector focussed activity. Seeking And Creating New Opportunities I have enjoyed the hands-on training provided and there is a great team spirit" Says Mick: “I am truly delighted to take on this new pivotal role. I am confident that I can support Amthal’s ambitious growth plans, and to guide, support and steer the business development as the company continues to extend its customer base and market share.” “My remit is to take responsibility for developing sales strategies, seeking and creating new opportunities and providing greater support for existing clients on a national scale. I have enjoyed the hands-on training provided and there is a great team spirit. I look forward to tackling the challenges ahead to take the company to the next level.” Building Established And Long-Lasting Relationships Mick is a seasoned professional in the industry, having worked for an impressive 48 years, including Sales and Account Director roles for national brands as Chubb and ADT. Most recently he has been Sales Manager at Mercury Security Systems. This is a great opportunity for Mick to continue to drive growth and progress within our business" Jamie Allam, Amthal’s Commercial Director added: “This is a great opportunity for Mick to continue to drive growth and progress within our business, working closely with the management team, sales and commercial divisions to help shape the future of Amthal.” “We are committed to truly understand and meet the needs of each of our customers by working closely together to build established and long-lasting relationships. Mick brings a wealth of product and industry knowledge with him, which will be invaluable to achieve this ambition, as per our core company mission, vision and values.” End User Needs For Security Independently owned, Amthal Fire & Security is dedicated to satisfying end user needs for security safety and convenience offering design, installation, service and remote monitoring of advanced electronic fire & security solutions, including intruder, fire, access and CCTV systems. Amthal Fire & Security are accredited by the Security Systems and Alarm Inspection Board (SSAIB) United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS) and British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE)
Amthal Fire & Security ensured Alfresco Living achieved the necessary requirements for fire safety Amthal has designed and installed fire and security solutions for Alfresco Living’s chic new showroom and present ultimate protection for staff, visitors and premium products in storage. Hertfordshire based Alfresco Living specialises in the supply and installation of superior outdoor products for homeowners to maximise usage of their garden, terrace or patio space. Making a significant investment in a new showroom, Alfresco Living decided upon Amthal as its fire and security partner of choice, working in partnership to create a bespoke solution without impacting on the style and feel of the new facility’s design. Ensuring crime prevention Adam Rayner, Director at Alfresco Living commented: “The new showroom is the ideal place to present product examples from our high-end product range. We wanted to create an open and welcoming environment, but at the same time we were very conscious to ensure the right security was in place to protect against risk of vandalism or theft.” “Amthal, a local company, came highly recommended and made an instant impression. The team worked closely with us and offered professional advice throughout, from initial design to the organisation of a smooth installation of the bespoke intruder alarm system. They also ensured we achieved the necessary requirements for fire safety.” Safe environment for visitors Jamie Allam, Commercial Director Amthal Fire & Security added: “What our work with Alfresco Living demonstrates is our preferred approach to working with clients, in true partnership style. This is right from the beginning of a project, so we can fully understand the objectives when it comes to fire and security.” “By doing so, we can not only provide bespoke solutions that offer the necessary level of protection, but also ensure any systems installed, operate to blend with its surroundings and in this case, not impact on the intended ambience of the showroom creation. The result is a safe and secure environment for visitors to relax and experience the high-end products on offer.” Certified fire-safety service Independently owned, Amthal Fire & Security is dedicated to satisfying end user needs for security, safety and convenience offering design, installation, service and remote monitoring of advanced electronic fire and security solutions, including intruder, fire, access and CCTV systems. Amthal Fire & Security is accredited by the Security Systems and Alarm Inspection Board (SSAIB) United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS) and British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE).