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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.