dormakaba’s Mesker Business to Become Mesker MBM, LP

ormakaba has signed an agreement to sell its Mesker hollow metal doors business to the key Principals of Trimco (Oceanside, California) and Metal Manufacturing Industries/MMI (San Luis Potosi, Mexico). The sale is expected to close the latest by June 30, 2022, the end of the current financial year. After, Mesker will operate under a new entity known as Mesker MBM, LP. Trimco is a recognized leader in the North American market for innovating, designing, and manufacturing architectural hardware products. MMI is the premier hollow metal doors and frames manufacturer in the Mexico market and exports its products to both Central and South America.

dormakaba Innovations Front and Center in ISC West Booth 14039

It’s a wrap! ISC West 2022 may be over, but the security industry news and stories shared and previewed live on. dormakaba had a great show and was especially pleased to see so many industry professionals face-to-face again. Access control solutions leader dormakaba will showcase multiple innovations that enhance safety, security, and sustainability in booth 14039 at ISC West, March 22-25, in Las Vegas. In this brief video, Alex Housten, President, dormakaba Americas, provides a preview and an invitation to visit the company in booth 14039.

New Multihousing Access Feature Enhances Flexibility for Residents

Mobile Key and PIN Code Options Allow Visitor Access Management Property managers can now put more access control management in the hands of their residents without compromising security. dormakaba’s new Community™ software Resident Visitor Management feature gives multihousing properties a competitive advantage by adding convenience and value-added services for residents. With the Resident Visitor Management […]

Access Control Solutions in Security, Safety & Hygiene

dormakaba will showcase multiple innovations in booth 14027 at ISC West, July 19-21, 2021, in Las Vegas, that enhance confidence, safety, and security as people resume in-person activities and return to buildings. Although many solutions will be on display, the items below exemplify the new role of access control solutions technology. The way people move through spaces and buildings is going to look completely different in just a few years.

Full Height Turnstile Offers Secure Contact-less Passage

Alvarado’s new MST-TE Touch-Free Full Height Turnstile provides smooth, secure, and completely contactless passage for users. It is 100 percent touch-free and motorized. After users present a valid entry credential, the turnstile unlocks, and an overhead sensor detects the user as they enter. Rotation begins and completes automatically, eliminating the need for users to touch and push their way through the turnstile as they enter or exit.

New Low Energy Swing Door Operators Easily Automate Swing Doors

Automating medium or heavy-duty swing doors for touch-free access applications is easy with dormakaba’s new ED50LE and ED100LE low energy swing door operators. These swing door operators can automate new or existing manual swing doors with a push plate, wave plate, or other knowing act actuator device and are quiet and subtle. A multitude of adjustable features offers flexibility to fine tune the operator to meet opening requirements. The ED100LE is tested beyond traditional standards, using a larger door with greater weight.

City of Madison Enhances Security with Networked Access Control

Assets of the City of Madison, Wisconsin, are protected by a team of security and technology experts whose responsibility includes everything from assigning rights to software use to protecting taxpayer data to securing buildings and people, and more. City of Madison has a rich mix of new and older buildings. Some of the city’s oldest buildings are 50-60 years old and of complex construction.

New RAC5 Online Multi-floor Controller Improves Elevator Security

The new RAC5 multi-floor access controller (MFC) from dormakaba improves security for high-traffic elevator use, particularly in multi-family living environments. It is designed to operate in online or standalone applications. In online mode, the RAC5 MFC connects to a building’s IT network and has the capability to restrict access up to 64 floors per device. RAC5 provides ideal access control and security for multi-family facility elevator applications.

Rick Zimmerman Joins dormakaba as AVP for Physical Access Control

dormakaba is pleased to announce that Rick Zimmerman has joined its Access Solutions Americas segment as Associate Vice President, Partner Development for Physical Access Control companies. He will focus on growth strategies across the dormakaba product and service portfolio with particular emphasis on door hardware and electronic access and data solutions in North and South America. Zimmerman will be based in the company’s Indianapolis headquarters.

Ron Virden Joins dormakaba as Senior Vice President, Entrance Systems & Interior Glass

dormakaba announced that Ron Virden has joined its Access Solutions Americas segment as Senior Vice President, Entrance Systems & Interior Glass. He will lead these product lines in North and South America, with focus on growth.Virden joined dormakaba December 1, 2020 and will be based in the company’s Indianapolis headquarters. Virden has nearly 25 years of experience in executive leadership roles within multinational and portfolio companies in the security industry.

New Crane Motion Assist Creates a Revolving Advantage

Pedestrians of all abilities will find it easier to use manual revolving doors thanks to the new Crane Motion Assist from dormakaba. In addition, Motion Assist will not impede the architectural vision for a building and is easier to install than competitive products. Motion Assist’s motorized 360-degree rotation can be retrofitted or installed new. Its simple installation is designed to eliminate callbacks.

New Wireless Touch-free Actuators Use Infrared Motion Detection Technology

As touch-free access and entry to buildings become the standard for businesses to remain open and promote a safe, healthy environment, dormakaba continues to innovate new technologies to minimize touchpoints. The new dormakaba RCI 912 Series wireless, battery-powered actuators utilize proven infrared motion detection technology to ensure consistent, dependable touch-free activation.

Simplex Lock Certified Installer Program Expanded

Locksmiths and access control experts can increase their knowledge and skills, reduce callbacks associated with improper installation, and increase customer satisfaction by enrolling in dormakaba’s expanded Simplex Certified Installer Program. With the increased demand for simple, effective stand-alone locking solutions, dormakaba is offering installers $3,500 in the product upon course completion in 2020.

Interconnected Locks Add Convenience and Security to Logix Credit Union

Convenience and security haven’t always been mutually beneficial, particularly for financial institutions and credit unions. Sometimes the necessary and important steps to ensure security stifle efficiency and add cost. The Logix Federal Credit Union in California was founded as the Lockheed Aircraft Employees Federal Credit Union in 1937. It has maintained a perfect record of positive earnings since 1937, and is rated A+ by DepositAccounts.

dormakaba’s Keyscan Software Integrates with Telaeris XPressEntry

Accounting for personnel and visitors during an emergency evacuation is now easier. dormakaba’s Keyscan Aurora Access Control System integrates with XPressEntry, an industry leading emergency evacuation and employee mustering solution utilizing handled badge readers from Telaeris. Together, the readers and software keep track of facility occupancy by monitoring existing access control software to verify that personnel and visitors are evacuated safely and accounted for during emergency situations.

Mobile and Touchless Access Products a Necessity in the New Era

The coronavirus has drastically changed personal and professional views and expectations about cleanliness in buildings and high traffic environments. Convenient, reliable and safe for both the properties and visitors, dormakaba’s Mobile Access Solutions and Touchless Access Solutions are excellent choices to reduce hand-to-door contact in high contact public areas such as healthcare facilities, restaurants, schools, offices and restrooms.