Boon Edam Hosts Secured Entry Symposium

Exclusive Security Event Delivered Combination of Training, Live Demonstrations, and Networking at the Boon Edam Technology Center in Raleigh, NC

Boon Edam hosted the Secured Entry Symposium this past Wednesday, October 25th, at the company’s new Technology Center in Raleigh, NC.

The event included exclusive training opportunities from event sponsors ASSA Abloy, LifeSafety Power, and Motorola Solutions, as well as demonstrations of Boon Edam’s latest secured entry solutions, followed by a networking cocktail reception.

“It was an honor to host a select group of end users and consultants at our Technology Showroom,” said JC Powell, Vice President of Sales, West, Boon Edam Inc.

“The topics presented were great, but the camaraderie and discussions were even better. We especially appreciate ASSA Abloy, LifeSafety Power, and Motorola Solutions for partnering with us on this event.”

The Secured Entry Symposium kicked off with a presentation from Derek Ommert, Director of Business Development at ASSA Abloy.

“Covering the Bases of Access Control” provided attendees with the advantages and disadvantages of access control applications with emphasis on intelligent openings. This accredited course was available to all attendees and provided 1.0 CPE Unit for ASIS International.

JC Powell, Vice President of Sales, West at Boon Edam, then provided attendees with a tour of Boon Edam’s Technology center, demonstrating solutions such as the:

  • Tourlock 180: The Tourlock 180 security revolving door is the ideal solution for entryways that necessitate high security and high traffic flow. The door easily integrates with an access control system, and due to its four-winged design and working principle, prevents unauthorized entry into facilities, thereby protecting people and assets.
  • Speedlane Compact: The newest edition to the Boon Edam premium range of swing barrier optical turnstiles solves the issue of introducing security and safety into small and valuable areas of real estate. The Speedlane Compact confidently delivers all that is required to make visitors feel welcome and secure every day.
  • Circlelock Solo: Offering the highest level of physical protection in a security entrance, the Circlelock Solo is the ultimate defense against intrusion into sensitive areas of a building. Ensuring only one authorized person enters at a time, high security portals eliminate the need for manned supervision or guards.

Additional solutions on display and available for demonstration included the Speedlane Swing Optical Turnstile, Winglock Swing Bidirectional Access Gate, TQM Manual Revolving Door, and the Turnlock 150 ASTG Full Height Turnstile.

Skip Lochte, Business Development Manager with LifeSafety Power, then provided attendees with insights on design as it relates to access control followed by Christian Colburn, Business Development Manager from Motorola Solutions, discussing technologies tied to establishing, maintaining, and monitoring the secured entryway.

The event concluded with a cocktail reception featuring a bourbon tasting, beer, and BBQ from Midwood Smokehouse.

Royal Boon Edam International is a premium manufacturer of secured entry solutions ranging from interlocking mantrap portals to optical turnstiles, full height turnstiles, security revolving doors, and more for the most demanding commercial and industrial applications. visit:

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