Boon Edam announced their North American manufacturing facility in Lillington, NC has received national Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) accreditation. Administered through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the SHARP Recognition Program certifies employers that have established, implemented, and maintained exceptional workplace safety standards.
There is a saying that “Everything is Bigger in Texas,” and the Dallas police department fits the bill. The Dallas Police Department is the ninth largest municipal police force in the U.S., with 3,099 sworn officers and 598 non-sworn staff. It is led by Chief of Police Edgardo (“Eddie”) Garcia. In the last several years, the Jack Evans Police Headquarters building (named after the 53rd mayor of Dallas) has been upgrading its physical security using a layered approach to ensure the safety of officers and visitors 24/7.
Boon Edam announced that the QO Amsterdam Hotel, a four-star resort on the famous Amstel River, has installed a TQA automatic revolving door at its front entrance to save on energy and create a comfortable lobby, while still enabling the interior to receive exposure to the exterior sunlight. QO Amsterdam is a unique lifestyle hotel with 288 rooms that was designed by a triad team of architectural firms: Mulderblauw Architects, Paul de Ruiter Architects, and Arup.
Boon Edam announced that despite the difficult year for all businesses, the company was fortunate to see growth in 2020, selling 59% more optical turnstiles than in the previous year. While most people began working from home early in the year, orders for optical turnstiles, which are typically installed in the lobbies of commercial buildings, continued at a steady pace through the summer and into the fall, indicating a strong interest in creating safe and secure lobbies.
Boon Edam announced the installation of a Boon Edam revolving door at the new Cantina Laredo in Virginia Beach, VA. The addition of the door provides both convenience and prestige to the newly-built restaurant. Situated in the growing Town Center of the city of Virginia Beach, Cantina Laredo is located on the second floor of mixed-use development. The ground floor features retail stores including Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn.
Boon Edam announces the 40th anniversary of the launch of the company’s renowned Tourlock security revolving door. The demand for this reliable security entrance, first built in 1980, continues to grow as the risks to organizations due to unauthorized entry increase. Today, the Tourlock is used in thousands of facilities worldwide including commercial campuses and government buildings due to its high level of throughput and ability to prevent unauthorized access without the need for manned supervision.
Boon Edam announced that 32-41 West Street, a retail headquarters building in Reading, United Kingdom, has upgraded the building’s entrance with an energy-saving revolving door and an array of optical turnstiles for increased lobby security. Nestled in Reading, Berkshire, in the United Kingdom, 32-41 West Street serves as a home to 580+ employees working in over 130,000 sq. ft. of office space.
Boon Edam announced the release of a new podcast, “Scalable Security: Wrong Decisions That Cost You Money.” In this podcast, JC Powell, Vice President of Sales, and Brian Marshall, Regional Sales Director, discuss how security professionals can understand the three levels of security entrance capabilities, and how they fit best into an overall physical security strategy. JC and Brian also share how they have seen organizations select the wrong entrances.
The National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, D.C. offers citizens and law enforcement professionals a place to share in the vibrant story of American law enforcement. The museum, which opened in October 2018, is located in Judiciary Square, across from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, and just blocks from the National Mall and numerous DC landmarks. It tells the story of American law enforcement by providing visitors with a “walk in the shoes” experience.
Boon Edam is proud to announce that a revived office building in London, 40 Lime Street, has installed an all-glass Crystal TQ revolving door at the main entrance, in addition to two sets of Speedlane Slide optical turnstiles for increased lobby security. 40 Lime Street is an investment and reinvestment company that has served the London market since 1985. It sits among some highly sought-after, iconic London landmarks, such as Lloyds London, The Shard and 20 Fenchurch Street.
Boon Edam announced the installation of three new Crystal revolving doors at the legendary Peninsula Hotel in the heart of Paris. Built-in 1908 as the Hotel Majestic, the building underwent an extensive renovation to update the facilities, standards and technology while still preserving its historic appeal. The restoration took four years to complete and the result is a five-star, contemporary hotel which maintains and respects the spirit of the original institution.
Royal Boon Edam announces the appointment of Ms. Valerie Anderson as the new President and Managing Director of Boon Edam Inc. Valerie has been with Boon Edam Inc. a total of 14 years, serving on the Executive Management Team for the past 9 years. In 2012, she was promoted to Vice President of Product and Customer Support where her role then transitioned into Vice President of Customer Experience leading the entire customer support organization of Boon Edam Inc.
As one of the largest IT companies in Scandinavia, EVRY provides comprehensive computing, IT consulting, and business solutions to Nordic companies, financial institutions, public sector entities, and health authorities. While security at EVRY facilities is paramount, so is maintaining a leadership brand and accommodating a high flow of staff and visitors. Entrances of EVRY facilities must provide a high level of security given the value and sensitivity of the work they do, as well as the presence of clients’ intellectual property and other data.