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Boon Edam Publishes New Guide to Address a Gap in the Security Market: The Entry

New Guide to Address a Common Security Gap at Facilities: The Entry

Lillington, North Carolina, April 15, 2020 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has published a new guide for security professionals. Entitled, “Closing the Security Gap”, the guide addresses the risks of failing to secure entry points across a facility, as well as strategies and best practices for mitigating unauthorized entry. By understanding how to secure a building’s entrances, professionals can implement a complete physical security plan that truly protects the well-being of their employees, physical assets, data and even brand reputation. Mitigating Risk with Secure Entrances Once an intruder enters a facility, the list of potential business risks grows substantially, including catastrophic events such as violence, loss of life and data breaches. As a result, facility entrances must be considered as part of a complete security solution during the planning phase. A secure entry mitigates risk as well as costly liabilities. This guide discusses the top three risks to an organization, all of which are impacted to a high degree by the ability or inability of a physical intruder to gain access to the interior of a building. It also names security entrances as the only proactive solution to address the risk of unauthorized entry due to tailgating and piggybacking. Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) “Closing the Security Gap” also discusses the importance of developing an ESRM framework, often created by identifying each factor in the risk equation. The risk equation helps organizations assess their risk by identifying both threats and vulnerabilities, as well as countermeasures, arguably the most important element for ensuring a risk doesn’t turn into a liability. “The risk equation helps a company think about the threats and vulnerabilities unique to their facilities, and then decide whether or not the countermeasures they have in place are effective at mitigating those risks,” says Greg Schreiber, Senior Vice President of Sales at Boon Edam Inc. “This guide is essential for the security professional to understand the importance of securing the entry, and can then educate the C-suite on current risks and liabilities to address.” Not All Security Entrances Are Equal In addition to discussing the importance of securing the entry, this free guide also explores how each type of security entrance fits into the three levels of security – deter, detect and prevent. With so many entry points around a facility, such as perimeter fencing, employee-only entrances and the main lobby, it is critical to understand your security goal at each level and which security entrance has the capabilities to fulfill that goal. “Closing the Security Gap” is available at no charge on the Boon Edam website here. For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT 910 814 8239E tracie.thomas@boonedam.com For Media Queries, Please Contact:Jayme Cunningham, LRGPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E jcunningham@lrgmarketing.com

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Revolving Door and Turnstiles Upgrade Entrance of Riverside London Workspace

Lillington, North Carolina, April 1st, 2020 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced that Devon House at St. Katharine Docks, an office building in London’s East Side, has installed a unique TQM manual revolving door at the main entrance, in addition to two arrays of Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles, to increase lobby security. Devon House is an exceptional riverside workspace. Originally built in 1989 as part of an historic redevelopment by an Act of Parliament, Devon House has over 48,000 sq. ft. of office space, as well as a dedicated on-site café, coworking hub, riverside courtyard and 97 bike spaces. The building is surrounded by shops, restaurants and bars, and has direct transport links close by. Creating a Brand-New Reception Space In the spring of 2019, a full refurbishment was completed, both internally and externally, that included a brand new reception space. The new lobby is now an open social space, echoing the relaxed atmosphere of a coffee shop while taking in the expansive views of the riverside. It also serves as a coworking hub outfitted with several tables and chairs to be easily accessible to both employees and visitors. Upgrading the Main Entrance with a Unique Revolving Door The renowned architect working on the Devon House project, Stiff and Trevillion, specified a manual revolving door for the main entrance, but requested a special design: they chose to merge the characteristics of two doors – the Boon Edam TQM and the all-glass Crystal TQ. The door’s sidewalls and wings would be metal-framed with aluminum, but there would be no metal canopy: only an 18mm thick, slender and transparent all-glass ceiling, allowing light to flow in through the entrance unimpeded.  Enhancing Physical Security with Throughput in Mind Designers for Devon House decided on optical turnstiles to control access in the lobby and deter tailgating attempts. They allowed building capacity to dictate the number of lanes that would be needed, using a calculation that considered both the total capacity and traffic changes during peak times of the day, such as the morning and evening rushes, and bi-directional traffic during lunchtime. In addition, wide lanes were placed on each side of the reception desk to accommodate wheelchair access. Once the quantity was decided, focus shifted to design. The Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles were chosen for their slim cabinet design and swinging barriers and customized with a black powder coated finish to match the lobby’s décor. Today the building is fully operational and Boon Edam looks forward to working with Stiff and Trevillion on future projects. For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT 910 814 8239E tracie.thomas@boonedam.com For Media Queries, Please Contact:Jayme Cunningham, LRGPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E jcunningham@lrgmarketing.com 

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Boon Edam Broadens Sales Team on Continued Growth

Boon Edam Broadens Sales Team on Continued Growth

Lillington, North Carolina, March 4th, 2020 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced that the company has hired a new Service Sales role and further expanded its national and enterprise sales teams to support continued strong demand for security entrance solutions in the Americas. Introducing a New Role: Service Sales With hundreds of entrance installations across the country, Boon Edam is keen on helping organizations keep their solutions running for many years with minimal interruptions. Al Vandine has come on board as a Service Sales Manager who will be recommending preventative maintenance and other service plans primarily in the New York City and Washington DC areas. Growing the Enterprise Team Enterprise Accounts was an initiative started in 2013, and is currently managed by Greg Schreiber, Senior Vice President of Enterprise/Global Security Accounts. The team works in cooperation with regional sales managers to ensure that enterprise customers receive superior service at all levels. Two new members were promoted from regional Business Development Manager roles to Enterprise Account Managers: Dave Whitis will cover the Southeast region and has over 25 years of sales and operations experience in the security industry, including an accomplished background in designing and implementation of access control systems. Dave has been with Boon Edam for 10 years and currently resides in Senoia, GA, a suburb of Atlanta. Glen Tracy oversees the Midwest Central region. Serving 20 years with Boon Edam in various roles, Glen has a great deal of knowledge when it comes to both security entrances and revolving door solutions. Glen works out of his office in Salt Lake City, UT. In addition, Joe Seagriff and Ted Lewis are now Directors of Enterprise Accounts for eastern and western North America respectively. Increasing Regional Sales Coverage To increase sales coverage and further improve customer service in the USA, Boon Edam has promoted new leadership and hired additional Regional Sales Managers (RSM's) to deliver on-site entrance consultations in smaller geographic regions. JC Powell has been promoted to Vice President of Sales. He will be supervising 14 RSM's across North America. JC started with the company in 2011 as an RSM and progressed to National Sales Manager for the South and West in 2016. JC has a background in construction and security sales spanning 21 years and lives in Dallas, TX. Brian Marshall has served as an RSM with Boon Edam since 2011 and has been promoted to Regional Sales Director, responsible for training all RSM’s. Brian is based in Fishers, IN. Connie Winters is the new Mid-South RSM, covering the Carolinas, Tennessee and Arkansas. From thermal solution start-ups, to Fortune 500 technology companies, Connie brings over 25 years of business development, manufacturing, and sales experience to the Boon Edam team and is based in Raleigh, NC. Scott Bryan is the new Southeast RSM. Scott covers Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Scott is a security technologies veteran having served in several capacities from door hardware, to integration and more recently, management and consulting. He earned his BICSI certification as a RCDD. He also is an ASIS member and earned his PSP in 2010. Scott is based in Suwanee, GA. Scott Delk is the new Midwest Central RSM, covering the Dakotas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Kansas, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado. Scott has over 26 years of experience in physical security, having held numerous positions with Stanley Security, ASSA ABLOY, Avigilon, Allegion and IDENTIV. Scott is based in Kansas City, MO. Wendy Stimac is the new Great Lakes RSM. Wendy covers Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and northern Indiana. Wendy’s 20 years of success in sales includes Panasonic Security and Johnson and Johnson. She is based in La Crosse, WI. Kathleen Schreiber is the new Midwest East RSM. Kathy will be covering Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Eastern Ohio. Kathy joined the Boon Edam Enterprise Sales Team in June of 2016 in the role of Entrance Analyst – Program Leader. Her prior success in sales included the oil, gas and physical security industries serving enterprise, industrial and corporate customers. Kathy is based in Pittsburgh, PA. Expanding Sales Support Team Comprised of Inside Sales Representatives and Project Coordinators, the Sales Support Team is run by Chris Grabowski, the Director of Sales Support. His team works with Boon Edam’s RSM's to ensure the success of the entrance order from purchase order to shipment. Gisette Suarez, Leif Reedstrom and Greg Hampton joined the team as Inside Sales Representatives, and Rhonda Welton has joined the team as a Project Coordinator. For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT 910 814 8239E tracie.thomas@boonedam.com For Media Queries, Please Contact:Jayme Cunningham, LRGPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E jcunningham@lrgmarketing.com

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Introducing New Compact Turnstile and Demonstrating Integrated Solutions at ISC West

Lillington, North Carolina, February 12, 2020 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced they are introducing a new optical turnstile, the Speedlane Compact, in a world premiere, in booth #8037 at the ISC West exhibition in Las Vegas on March 18-20. ISC West is the largest security event in North America bringing together close to 30,000 participants for networking, education and discovery of new technology. In addition to showcasing this newest member of their premium optical turnstiles, the company will also be showcasing fully integrated solutions that address physical perimeter security and control pedestrian access. Boon Edam is also the official turnstile sponsor of the show. Integrated Technologies for True Tailgating Mitigation Access technologies, such as card readers and biometric devices, are critical for controlling entry to secure areas within a building. However, these solutions are only effective at mitigating tailgating when coupled with the appropriate entrance solution. Swinging doors do not stop authorized people from holding the door and letting in others. Security entrances coupled with access technologies provide a complete solution that ensures only one person can enter per valid authorization.The following solutions will be on display in Boon Edam’s booth: The NEW Speedlane Compact Optical Turnstile: Following the enormous success in the high-end speed gate market with the top-selling Lifeline Series, the development began to fill the market need for a premium quality, mid-range product. Thus, the Speedlane Compact was created, a swinging barrier turnstile that offers easy installation and integration with access technology and attractive delivery turnaround times.“With this new product, we have a solution that fits in everywhere – both in dimensions and design, without compromising on safety, security or quality,” said Mark de Jong, Product Manager of the Security Products Portfolio.   Lifeline Speedlane Swing Optical Turnstile: There will be two, sleek Speedlane Swing turnstiles in the booth featuring unique identity recognition technologies to demonstrate efficient and secure throughput. One Speedlane Swing will feature a custom, integrated pedestal that incorporates the MorphoWave™ Compact touchless fingerprint technology from IDEMIA. The patented touchless sensor technology scans four fingers in 3D in less than one second, ensuring the most accurate and reliable fingerprint matching for maximum security. The second Speedlane Swing will feature AnyVision® facial recognition technology with enhanced AI capabilities.  Lifeline Boost Access Control Pedestal: The Boost is a stylish pedestal designed by Boon Edam to complement the popular Lifeline optical turnstile series and house virtually any access technology inside. The Boost will include the latest version of Essex’s credential card reader, the iRox-T, which now features Bluetooth and OSDP capabilities that expand HID Global’s Mobile Access solutions.  Tourlock 180+90 Security Revolving Door: The entrance of choice for the Fortune 500, the Tourlock provides the highest level of throughput (up to 42 people per minute in two directions) while preventing unauthorized entry. The Tourlock in the booth will include StereoVision™ piggybacking detection technology and an AMAG Symmetry card reader to demonstrate the combination of fast throughput with high perimeter security.  Circlelock Security Mantrap Portal: Offering the highest level of security available in an entrance using StereoVision™ piggybacking detection technology, the Circlelock security portal prevents intrusion into the most sensitive locations such as data centers. The portal will be configured to demonstrate two-factor authentication: an AMAG Symmetry card reader on the outside of the portal conducts the initial authorization, while facial recognition technology provides instant authentication inside the portal: the secure, edge-based facial recognition access control device by Alcatraz AI, called the Rock, ensures only the right person can enter.  BoonConnect Software: An IP-addressable, proprietary software system providing diagnostic and configuration tools for the Tourlock security revolving door and Circlelock mantrap portal. Users can remotely access door operations and events using devices such as a tablet, laptop or smartphone via a secured corporate network. Tailgating Prize Giveaway Boon Edam was confirmed as the market leader in Pedestrian Security Entrances in the Americas according to a report by IHS Markit® covering the 2016-2018 timeframe. To celebrate almost a decade of leadership, there will be a tailgating-themed prize giveaway in the booth. All visitors to ISC West are invited to participate in the drawing by visiting booth #8037 during show hours to register to win a variety of prizes including a Big Green Egg® grill, a YETI® cooler and more. Winners will be selected at random after the exhibition, and an announcement will be made to all participants via email by Friday, April 3rd. For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT: 910 814 8239E: tracie.thomas@boonedam.comFor Media Queries, Please Contact:Jayme Cunningham, LRG MarketingPublic RelationsT: 845 358 1801E: jcunningham@lrgmarketing.com

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National Law Enforcement Museum Celebrates Law Enforcement History with Revolving Doors

Lillington, N.C. – January 22, 2020 – 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. It is dedicated to expanding and enriching the relationship shared by law enforcement and the community through educational journeys, immersive exhibitions and insightful programs and community partnerships. It houses more than 21,000 objects from every era of law enforcement in multiple exhibits. Some of the unique exhibits include “911 Emergency Ops,” where visitors take on the role of a 911 operator, hearing scripted 911 calls and dispatching first responders to assist; and “Take the Case”, which invites visitors to use actual law enforcement techniques to collect and analyze evidence, interview suspects, and solve simulated crimes. An exhibition called “To Serve and Protect” describes a specific event from the perspectives of law enforcement officers, victims, and bystanders. Real-life events, such as the law enforcement response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, help tell the stories of officers who relied on training, instinct, and courage to protect citizens.   Museum’s Unique Construction and Design The design and construction of the museum is uniquely modern. First, the 55,000 square foot museum is mostly located underground. The museum’s is only visible via two, all-glass pavilions that mark its presence on the street. While the museum’s exterior is contemporary, with an all-glass facade that allows for ample light, the exterior fits in with the architecture of the other buildings in the area.  “We had to go through a very strict design process with the architects and with the District of Columbia, the Commission of Fine Arts, and the Washington D.C. Historical Preservation Office,” says Paul Larson, Sr. Director of Security and Museum Operations for the museum. The museum's top floor, the only one above ground, houses the two pavilions that are open to the public. The next floor down holds the cafe and the museum store, while the exhibits are on the lowest level. Buckley & Associates Inc. designed the building and Clark Construction served as the general contractor. The museum received LEED Silver certification in February of 2019, and was the first LEED Silver certified museum in Washington, D.C. All-Glass Doors Complement the Museum’s Modern Design The museum has quickly become a popular visitor attraction – on average, 300 to 500 visitors tour it each day. “During National Police Week and the weeks leading up to it, we average about 3,000 people a day,” Larson says. “We have a candlelight vigil on one of the nights that is attended by tens of thousands of people on the National Mall, in addition to multiple celebrations during the week. During this peak time, we typically have 150 visitors enter the museum’s doors every 15 minutes.” The two pavilions are the primary entrance and exit for visitors to the museum. The East Pavilion welcomes visitors and directs them to a security screening area and then downstairs to the Visitor Services area where they enter the exhibits area. Visitors exit from the West Pavilion. There are separate entrances for individuals with disabilities. The museum needed two door solutions that would allow for high traffic throughput on a daily basis, would fit into the design elements, and would be energy efficient in both hot and cold weather. The museum’s architect chose two BoonAssist TQ manual revolving doors with all glass doorwings to achieve those goals. The doors are constructed primarily from glass with only a few stainless steel components to ensure structural strength. Their design fits seamlessly with modern glass facades such as the museum’s pavillions, or in more traditional or classic building designs. A BoonAssist revolving door has a low-energy drive to assist users as they push the door wings, as well as speed control for safety and automatic positioning back to “home” position when the door is not in use. The positioning feature maximizes the air seal to prevent unwanted air infiltration from the outdoors.    Boon Edam Doors Live Up to Their Reputation and Save Energy Larson has been impressed with the Boon Edam doors. “The doors are performing at a very high level, standing up to the high visitor traffic, and they look great,” Larson says. “The lighting inside of the doors makes the two glass pavilions really pop, especially at night." Larson also notes that the doors are living up to their solid reputation of being highly energy efficient. “They keep the cold air out and the warm air in,” he says. “The doors have good insulation. When people come inside through the doors on a hot day, they get a wonderful breeze of cold air. We want our guests to go through the revolving doors. They’re energy efficient and the museum is an LEED-certified building...which is another reason why we chose the Boon Edam doors.” Larson says he receives many positive comments from building engineers about the door’s construction, design and aesthetics. “Our building engineer and the building engineers from the surrounding buildings took a very close look at the doors’ construction. They were very impressed by how easily they rotate, yet at the same time, they will stop in a precise place, just like they are designed to do.” For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT: 910 814 8239E: tracie.thomas@boonedam.com For Media Queries, Please Contact:Jayme Cunningham, LRG MarketingPublic RelationsT: 845 358 1801E: jcunningham@lrgmarketing.com

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Boon Edam Continues as Market Leader for Security Entrances in the Americas

Lillington, N.C. – January 08, 2020 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced today 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.In the Americas, Boon Edam was shown to own 23.9% of the security entrance market overall, which is nearly double the share of the closest competitor with 12.6% market share. Globally, Boon Edam was also shown to be the market leader in the same category with 14.1% of total market share. Clear Market Leadership in “Security Doors” Category Boon Edam continues to dominate the category of “Security Doors” both globally and in the Americas. This includes security revolving doors, security booths (mantrap portals) and interlock doors. Boon Edam was shown to hold 33.1% of the global market, compared to 14.6% held by the nearest competitor.The Americas showed the largest market share for Boon Edam for any region in the world with a whopping 53.1% market share compared to 13.2% held by the nearest competitor.Focusing on the Americas in the “Security Doors” category, Boon Edam continues to dominate the market for “security revolving doors” with 48.5% of the market and “security booths” with 63.5% of the market share.“Our overwhelming success, and the double-digit growth we experienced in each of the last 10 years, is testimony to the quality of Boon Edam products and our ability to meet our customers’ needs – including those of some of the largest corporations in the world,”  said Valerie Anderson, President and Managing Director of Boon Edam Inc. “We are grateful for this success and will continue offering scalable solutions and focused advice and service to continue building on our reputation as the entry experts.” Continued Leadership in “Speed Gates” Category The IHS Markit study also reconfirmed Boon Edam as the market leader in the “Speed Gates” category, which includes the optical turnstiles with barriers that are commonly found in building lobbies. This product type has the highest volume and revenue of all the product types as well as the greatest number of manufacturers. Boon Edam continues to hold its leadership position for “Speed Gates” established in 2014 with 15.6% of market share today.  For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT: 910 814 8239E: tracie.thomas@boonedam.comFor Media Queries, Please Contact:Jayme Cunningham, LRG MarketingPublic RelationsT: 845 358 1801E: jcunningham@lrgmarketing.com 

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