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Pharm Research Associates Choose Boon Edam Tourlock to Secure their Entry

Pharm Research Associates Choose Boon Edam Tourlock to Secure their Entry

Swansea, United Kingdom, November 13, 2018 – Pharm Research Associates Ltd. is a research center located in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1996, the center conducts commercial, physical and biological research and development. At their Swansea-based facility, Pharm Research Associates determined the need to upgrade the entrance door they had in place, which was no longer fulfilling their needs. Having successfully installed a Boon Edam Crystal TQ revolving door at their Reading head office, the company turned once again to Boon Edam for expert advice on upgrading their Swansea facility. “The original door had been installed by another entrance provider,” said Neil Simons, National Sales Manager, Boon Edam Limited UK. “Not only was it an older product, it also did not actually serve the true purpose of what our client required.” Access Controlled Entry Pharmaceutical companies require enhanced levels of security due to the sensitive data stored on site. There is always a critical need to monitor and control who is entering the building, to prevent the risks associated with unauthorized access. Beyond an access control solution to support the company’s high security requirements, there was a need to control the flow of people entering and exiting the building.  The center worked closely with Boon Edam to establish potential threats and ensure the appropriate level of security was incorporated into the new entry solution. It was important for the entrance solution to be correct, not only to meet the building’s requirements, but also to fit with the existing culture. Confident and Thorough Evaluation Boon Edam’s team met with the client to present a range of possibilities and alleviate on-site personnel concerns about the perceived access issues brought on by heightened security measures. After evaluating the range of entry options, the client chose Boon Edam’s automatic Tourlock 180+90 security revolving door with an aluminum finish for its entrance. “We had worked with Pharm Research Associates on their headquarters in Reading, so we knew the client well and were able to recommend the best solution for their needs,” said Simons. “With the facility storing sensitive clinical data, the Tourlock 180+90 was the perfect fit. Not only does it provide a stronger, more technical security solution for the building, it also allows for higher throughput levels.” The Tourlock 180+90 prevents unauthorized entry attempts (tailgating and piggybacking), while supporting simultaneous, bi-directional throughput – a level of security that precisely matched the client’s needs. The project took eight months from confirmation to installation, and despite some bad weather, Boon Edam installed the new door in only four days. Boon Edam also provided a complimentary customer orientation, to inform the management and staff how to properly use and care for the door throughout its lifetime. For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT 910 814 8239E tracie.thomas@boonedam.com For Media Queries, Please Contact:Sara Chaput, LRG MarketingPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E schaput@lrgmarketing.com

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Bodytech Aruba Deploys Boon Edam Turnstile

Bodytech Aruba Deploys Boon Edam Turnstile to Ensure “Members Only” Access

Lillington, N.C. – Oct. 31, 2018 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors has implemented their Speedlane 300 entry system at the Bodytech Fitness Club in Aruba. The resort island of Aruba in the Caribbean attracts millions of tourists looking for rest and relaxation as well as a large number looking to stay fit while on vacation. Visitors have been doing just that for over a year at the Bodytech Fitness Club which, according to their website, offers a spacious, air-conditioned gym and the best and latest Life Fitness equipment designed for their guests’ enjoyment. The gym even offers tourists two-week passes for utiliziation during their visit to the island. Easy and Fast Access Bodytech’s slogan is, “You won’t keep coming because you need to, you’ll keep coming because you want to”. Bodytech is open seven days a week, giving daily access to between 200 and 400 people. With the installment of a new Boon Edam Speedlane 300 optical turnstile, visitors are ensured fast and easy access to the gym. The Boon Edam Speedlane 300 offers a stringent level of security coupled with a modern and functional design that is “very strong and dependable” according to Fernando Metz, commercial director of Mexim Aruba, the installer of the access control system and the optical turnstile. The Speedlane 300 consists of two elliptical cabinets with angel wing barriers that retract into the units to allow passage to authorized users. Most striking about this entry solution are the lights that have been integrated into the angel wings. The barriers turn green when the lane is ready for use and red when the barriers are closing, or when an alarm has been triggered. The visitor immediately recognizes whether to enter the lane or wait for assistance. Efficient Security and Service The Boon Edam Speedlane 300 solution is not only attractive, it also provides biometric access control with fingerprint readers. This enables the club to determine which members have not paid, allowing the club to better control access to the facilities. "It's a very good product and we’ve never had any problems with it. It is very stable and does the job it needs to do," says Jason Gerlin, co-owner of Bodytech Aruba. “All of the employees like the fact that they dont need to spend time monitoring dates of the membership; its all automatic.” Easy Integration The Boon Edam entry system operates with open source software from the gym, facilitating the integration of new equipment and programs. Mr. Gerlin notes, "it's a very easy system to operate. It’s only been in service for a year and the return on investment has been outstanding”. He also highlighted the customer service and monitoring that Mexim Aruba has offered. "If there are any questions, they are more than willing to help." Mr. Metz recommends Boon Edam entry systems because of their quality and performance. In his opinion, "Nothing comes close in the market." For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT 910 814 8239E tracie.thomas@boonedam.com For Media Queries, Please Contact:Sara Chaput, LRG MarketingPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E: schaput@lrgmarketing.com 

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Liberty Global Uses Boon Edam Optical Turnstiles and Security Revolving Doors for Security

Liberty Global Elevates Entrance Security with Boon Edam Turnstiles, Security Revolving Doors

Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands – October 17, 2018 – Liberty Global is an international telecommunication and television company, and  also one of the largest internet service providers outside of the United States. Liberty Global operates in 14 countries and has over 35,000 employees. Consumer brands under the Liberty Global umbrella include VodafoneZiggo, Virgin Media, UPC, Unitymedia and Telenet. Higher Security Was Needed Still Liberty Global operates seven office buildings in Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands. This location employs around 1,600 people and has a strong emphasis on security as a top priority. Deploying a combination of technology, private security staff and a general security awareness program, Liberty Global was still in the market for additional, higher security measures. “We did have security at the main entrance, but it could not always prevent people from entering our central hall unnoticed,” said Simon Kuitert, Corporate Security Manager at Liberty Global. “Moreover, there were several entrances where visitors could enter along with employees, without being seen. Often, they were not yet in restricted or private spaces, but we would want to know who comes in our building. That is why we introduced ‘single point of entry’ during a recent renovation.” Mitigating Tailgating Through a “Single Point of Entry” Strategy Liberty Global deployed this “single point of entry” strategy at each of the seven buildings in Schiphol-Rijk. This means that employees and other guests are required to enter each building through one entry location, rather than multiple locations around the building perimeter. The company chose Boon Edam’s Lifeline Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles at its main building. This building has a receptionist present during office hours to welcome employees, visitors and vendors. The optical turnstiles combine security with aesthetics, and provide a high throughput. Due to an existing underfloor heating system that prevented drilling into the floor, the turnstiles were placed on a sleek platform for a seamless look. An access gate was also added for those in wheelchairs or with dollies and large packages. Higher security measures were implemented at the company’s other six buildings. Boon Edam’s Tourlock 180+90 security revolving doors ensure that only one authorized employee can enter the building at a time. If an unauthorized person attempts to follow an employee in the trailing compartment of the door, the door senses their presence and stops rotation of the door in a position that rebuffs the tailgating attempt yet allows the authorized person to continue. Working with a Quality Company Liberty Global chose to work with Boon Edam for their quality entrances. “They are not the least expensive, but the products are innovative, durable and aesthetically-pleasing,” stated Kuitert. “Before selecting Boon Edam, we chose another manufacturer for entrances because they were cheaper. That immediately became the bad buy of the year - it was one issue after another. Since we’ve implemented Boon Edam, we have experienced quality from the sales process through to service. They will not leave you out in the cold and I love that.”    Video of Boon Edam Project | Liberty Global    For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT 910 814 8239E tracie.thomas@boonedam.comFor Media Queries, Please Contact:Sara Chaput, LRG MarketingPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E schaput@lrgmarketing.com

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Boon Edam Exhibits at GSX 2018

Boon Edam Demonstrates Powerful Intrusion Prevention at GSX 2018

Las Vegas, N.V. – September 25, 2018 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, is showcasing the company’s continuing advances in technology and customer support in booth #1715 at the GSX (formerly ASIS) exhibition in Las Vegas, NV from September 25-27. With the launch of their new Interactive Troubleshooting Guides for Security Entrances, a range of new partner technology integrations and the growing adoption of anti-tailgating and anti-piggybacking entrances by Fortune 50 Global companies, the company is advancing its position as the market leader in the Americas in security entrance solutions.“Boon Edam has held the top position for security entrances in the Americas since 2012 according to IHS Markit reports,” said Greg Schreiber, Senior Vice President of Sales, Boon Edam, Inc. “Serving our customers and this industry with stronger, safer options for protecting entrances from tailgating and other unauthorized incursions will always be our first priority.”Boon Edam’s focus on providing unsurpassed support for its service partners was the impetus for the launch of the company’s new interactive troubleshooting guides. Created to help accelerate the diagnosis and problem-solving process for service technicians in the Americas, the guides are available to any registered technician with internet access and will greatly assist in performing service on three of Boon Edam’s most popular security products: the Circlelock mantrap portal, the Tourlock security revolving door and the Speedlane Lifeline optical turnstile series.Show attendees will be able to test drive a number of Boon Edam products first-hand on the show floor, experience their advanced tailgating prevention technologies, as well as their ease of use and convenience.Several of Boon Edam’s highest level security entrances will be featured in the booth, including the Tourlock 180+90, the Circlelock security portal, and the Circlelock Combi. Integrating Boon Edam’s best-selling security revolving door with an AMAG Symmetry card reader, the Tourlock 180+90 pairs access control integration with high bi-directional throughput to prevent tailgating and piggybacking without manned supervision. With the highest level of security available in an entrance, the Circlelock security portal prevents intrusion into the most sensitive areas such as data centers. The Circlelock demonstration incorporates two-factor authentication with an AMAG Symmetry card reader on the outside of the portal plus an iris scanning technology from Iris ID to confirm identity. Boon Edam’s newest entry, the Circlelock Combi is a half-portal that transforms an existing swinging door into a high security mantrap entrance that prevents piggybacking – saving both space and renovation costs. At GSX, the half portal will demonstrate two-factor authentication, using an AMAG Symmetry card reader plus facial scanning technology from StoneLock Pro®.Other security entrances being demonstrated in the Boon Edam booth include the Lifeline Speedlane Swing, the industry’s slimmest optical turnstile, with MorphoWave™ touchless fingerprint technology from IDEMIA for high throughput with fast biometric identification. Also on display is the New Lifeline Boost access control pedestal. The Boost is suitable for the integration of a variety of access control systems, ranging from card readers and barcode scanners to various biometric devices.Booth visitors will also be able to learn about BoonConnect, an IP-addressable, proprietary software system providing diagnostic and configuration tools for the Tourlock security revolving door and Circlelock mantrap portal.Once again, Boon Edam is the official turnstile sponsor of the GSX show. This year, the company is featuring the sleek Speedlane Open, a new, barrier-free optical turnstile designed for deterring casual intrusion attempts.For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT 910 814 8239E tracie.thomas@boonedam.comFor Media Queries, Please Contact:Sara Chaput, LRG MarketingPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E schaput@lrgmarketing.com

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Boon Edam Launches New Lifeline Boost Access Control Pedestal

Boon Edam Launches Sleek Access Control Pedestal Mount

Las Vegas, NV – Sept. 25, 2018 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, is proud to announce the launch of the Lifeline Boost access control pedestal mount, an attractive and welcoming addition to the Lifeline Speedlane series of optical turnstiles. Sophisticated and Secure The Lifeline Boost was created in response to the many requests for a well-designed, innovative and unobtrusive pedestal to accommodate a long list of authorization technologies and complement the existing Lifeline Speedlane series. The Lifeline Boost has been engineered with the comfort of the end-user in mind; it is ergonomic, at a comfortable height and features the classic tapered V-shape synonymous with the Lifeline Speedlane series and of course, offers the same outstanding energy saving features our customers have come to expect from Boon Edam.Using modern and intuitive technology, the Lifeline Boost pedestal mount guides each visitor through to their destination without delay or inconvenience. As with the Lifeline Speedlane series, a selection of proven and intuitive light symbols indicate what the visitor needs to do next, from their initial approach, through the authorization steps and their exit into the secured side. Flexible Combinations with ‘Plug ‘n Play’ Convenience The latest Lifeline Boost access control pedestal is available in three models: Standard Premium: Suitable for the integration of a card reader, barcode reader or biometric devices. Card Collector: Suitable to integrate a third-party card collector device. Nortech Card Collector: Built/integrated with the Nortech MRC350 card collector. In addition to accommodating a wide variety of authorization technologies, the Boost pedestal is easy and fast to install due to its enclosed raceway that can house electrical and ACS conduit along the surface of any finished floor. Its small footprint and sleek design complement the clean lines of the Lifeline Speedlane optical turnstiles with minimal visual impact. Premium User Experience Users will find the Boost uncomplicated and intuitive to operate as they provide their credentials and then pass through the lane. Intuitive LED lights detect the visitor approaching and guide them through clearly and easily – without any compromise to the journey flow. The directional indicator symbols stand out beautifully against the premium dark, tempered glass and installation does not require any cables to go through the floor.Daan van Beusekom, Product Manager, Royal Boon Edam International B.V. says: "We believe in creating welcoming and secure security access solutions and saw there was a need to develop a pedestal to enable more integration possibilities for the Lifeline Speedlane series. The new Lifeline Boost fulfills this mission - it is streamlined and compact – with the same ergonomic and sleek features of the Lifeline Speedlane series – and can accommodate almost any authorization technology available. We’re proud to launch this clever and compact addition to the family."Visit https://www.boonedam.us/product/accessory/lifeline-boost to learn more about the Lifeline Boost access control pedestal mount.For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT 910 814 8238E tracie.thomas@boonedam.comFor Media Queries, Please Contact:Sara Chaput, LRG MarketingPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E schaput@lrgmarketing.com

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Boon Edam Full Height Turnstiles Redesigned for Better User Experience

Boon Edam Launches Improved Full Height Turnstiles

Lillington, North Carolina, September 25, 2018 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced the launch of an updated Turnlock full height turnstile that offers increased performance and an improved experience for users and installers alike. The update focuses on the design of the speed control mechanism and the overall construction of the turnstile’s top channel, providing improved rotation action and a significant reduction in overall weight of the top channel. In addition, the optional, emergency backup battery lasts twice as long as before.     Video of Basic Done Well: Improved Full Height Turnstile Design    Controlling Access in Harsh, Outdoor Environments Boon Edam’s Turnlock full height turnstiles are used around the world to allow only authorized personnel access into secure environments. Typically installed outdoors, their durable construction and efficient operation provide security access even in harsh weather conditions. They serve as visual deterrents against intrusion at perimeter fence lines of corporate headquarters, critical infrastructure locations, distribution centers, amusement parks and more. Quiet Operation, Controlled Speed for Safe Passage The speed control mechanism in a full height turnstile ensures a safe rotation speed during use by dampening or absorbing excessive force when the rotors are pushed. The new and improved mechanism fulfills this purpose by providing a smooth rotation experience while also minimizing the force needed for a user to push the rotor. The rotor also slows down gently as it completes rotation, stopping in place to await the next user. The operation is quiet, smooth and subtle, without vibration, creating an optimal user experience. Leaner, Lighter Construction…Doubled Battery Backup Time The updated Turnlock now features a narrower top channel that weighs 70 lbs. lighter than the previous version, making installation much easier for contractors. The top channel is now only 8 inches wide, compared to the 18-inch diameter used previously.Finally, the optional battery backup has been completely redesigned and updated using the latest technologies. The battery backup keeps a turnstile working in case the power goes out and the coverage period has now doubled from two hours to four hours of protection. The size and weight of the battery system has also been cut in half, contributing to ease of installation.The updated features are available on all 3-rotor, single and tandem Turnlock 100, 150 and 200 models. Also, the redesigned top channel and speed control can be easily retrofitted into existing, installed Turnlock turnstiles.“We are always taking steps to improve our products, even a workhorse like the Turnlock, demonstrating our objective of ‘Basic Done Well,’ ” said Tom Schneider, Engineering Manager at Boon Edam Inc. “The quiet action and smooth rotation work well indoors or outdoors and contractors will definitely notice a significantly lighter top channel that is much easier to lift and install in the field. We think our customers will appreciate these performance upgrades and we’ll continue to listen to their feedback.”All Boon Edam full height turnstile models have been tested and certified to conform to UL Standard 294, a prevalent industry standard for ensuring the safe operation of turnstile equipment in the United States. For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT 910 814 8239E tracie.thomas@boonedam.com For Media Queries, Please Contact:Sara Chaput, LRG MarketingPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E schaput@lrgmarketing.com

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