As part of an ongoing policy to certify products to North American standards, Boon Edam announced that the BoonAssist TQ manual revolving door has been tested and certified to conform with UL Standard 325 and CSA 22.2, a standard established by UL for door, drapery, gate, louver, and window operators and systems. This certification assures Boon Edam customers that the product has been rigorously tested by a 3rd party and found to operate in a safe and predictable manner at any installed location.
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 Inc. has appointed Patrick Nora as the new President and Managing Director of the Boon Edam factory organization in Lillington, North Carolina. Patrick will work in tandem with Valerie Anderson, the President and Managing Director of the commercial organization, to fabricate and deliver premium security entrances and architectural revolving doors to customers in the Americas.
Boon Edam announced that a recent IHS Markit report on the pedestrian security entrance market for the period of 2016-2018 showed Boon Edam as the continued market leader by a considerable margin in the Americas. The winning category covers “Pedestrian Entrance Control Equipment”, which is a broad range of security entrances including security revolving doors, mantrap portals, optical turnstiles, access gates, full height turnstiles and tripod turnstiles.
Boon Edam has published a useful whitepaper for security professionals titled “Security Entrances: Solutions for Every Industry.” The whitepaper provides information and guidance on selecting and deploying security entrances across various industries, along with case-studies outlining challenges and solutions.This whitepaper is intended to guide the security manager in understanding and communicating the need for stronger physical security measures at their buildings’ entry points.
Boon Edam announced the results of a recent survey regarding the risks and security threats associated with tailgating. A majority of the respondents, made up of security professionals, believe that tailgating remains a critical threat and does not seem to be abating. More than 185 end users and security advisors within the U.S. and Canada responded to eight multiple-choice questions.