Utrecht University Installs Towering Boon Edam Revolving Door

Utrecht University Installs Towering Boon Edam Revolving Door at Main Entrance to Sciences Building

Lillington, North Carolina, February 13, 2019 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced that Utrecht University in The Netherlands has installed a custom-made, TQM manual revolving door at the entrance to the school’s newest addition, the Viktor J. Koningsberger building, dedicated to the faculties of Geosciences, Science and Medicine. Renowned Rotterdam-based architects, Ectory Hoogstad, were asked to create a building at Utrecht University that would serve as an addition to two other existing buildings: the Minnaert building and the Buys Ballot building. Joost Ector, Director and Project Architect, explains, "All buildings had to be combined into one educational center for the science faculties. We solved that very simply by making a kind of 'loop' on the first floor; a circuit that runs through all the buildings. A new building has been added on the corner, and that is what has become the Koningsberger building. Through the 'walk' all buildings are now connected, and the students can easily walk from one building to another. Functional and Aesthetic Design The central themes in the design of this iconic building are lightness, openness and transparency. These properties are reflected in the façade and play an important role at the main entrance. "Of course we want you to be able to enter the cluster of buildings from all sides of the campus easily,” says Ector. “So the new entrance had to be functional and recognizable, but also belong to the story of the building as a whole. You walk down to the building, make that little turn through the entrance and then you suddenly see that the big atrium going up a hundred times. We just love that!" Selecting the Entry When it came to selecting the entrance to the new building addition, Ector said his choice for the revolving door came naturally. “Once we decided to go with a manual revolving door, there was obviously only one name that stood out - and that was Boon Edam. We knew that Boon Edam made premium products and was capable of doing what we needed when it comes to these kinds of custom-made solutions. We came to our final solution after close consultation with their experts." The TQM manual revolving door installed at the Koningsberger building is nine meters (29-1/2 feet) high and is constructed almost entirely of glass. Nine-meter high rotating parts were not desirable, so a different solution was chosen. A special tall, illuminated cylinder was installed above the revolving door for an impressive and recognizable appearance. "Our inspiration were old houses, such as canal houses,” explains Ector. “There is sometimes a kind of 'lantern' incorporated in the skylight above the front door in these old-fashioned homes. We utilized this in the TQM revolving door. The cylinder was pulled upwards, and an illuminated element was manufactured. This constructed feature can be seen from both the outside and inside and serves as a beacon of light in the evening to help guide and locate the entrance." For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie Thomas, Boon EdamVice President of MarketingT 910 814 8239E For Media Queries, Please Contact:Sara Chaput, LRG MarketingPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E

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Boon Edam Turnstiles Certified for New iRox-T Readers by Essex Electronics

Lillington, North Carolina, January 23, 2019 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, is proud to announce that their Speedlane Lifeline optical turnstiles have been certified as compatible with the new iRox-T Turnstile Reader from Essex Electronics. “Our Speedlane Lifeline optical turnstiles with the integrated iRox Turnstile Readers deliver a multitude of benefits to users,” said Kurt Measom, Vice President, Technology and Support, Boon Edam Inc. “This integration is one more way Boon Edam continues to create solutions to address the growing demands for security in busy lobbies without sacrificing speed or functionality.” By integrating iRox-T readers with powerful embedded HID® iCLASS SE® technology, Speedlane Lifeline turnstiles offer users a greater readability range with support for multi-frequency, multi-technology applications including HID’s most secure SEOS® technology. Supported technologies include standard proximity, iCLASS, iCLASS SE and MIFARE, DesFire, and EV1 & 2 for a range of access control manufacturers. The low profile of the iRox-T readers allow for optimal placement in the Speedlane Lifeline turnstiles to support maximum convenience and throughput. This support of multiple technologies makes the Speedlane Lifeline optical turnstiles ideal for use in multiple-tenant applications, because each organization can use their preferred access credentials. This approach also supports simple migrations from existing low-frequency card systems to the latest, most secure credentials available today to strengthen and enhance facility security. For additional information on the integrated Speedlane Lifeline optical turnstiles, contact Boon Edam at For technical questions on the iRox-T turnstile readers contact Paul Kluttz at; 530-356-3555. 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

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Boon Edam Opens Technology and Training Center in Silicon Valley

Boon Edam Opens Technology and Training Center in Silicon Valley

Lillington, North Carolina, 5 December 2018 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, is proud to announce the opening of a full-service Technology and Training Center in San Jose, CA. This is the second US-based location for the company outside of its headquarters in Lillington, NC; the first location, opened in 2015, is in mid-town Manhattan at 1140 Broadway Avenue in New York City. The address of the new Silicon Valley center is 2161 O’Toole Ave San Jose, CA. To make an appointment to stop by the Center, click here now. Opening a Boon Edam showroom on the west coast enables more security professionals and architects the ability to get hands-on with the company’s wide array of security entrance solutions. The new Center has the following Boon Edam products available for demonstration: Tourlock 180+90 – the top-selling security revolving door in the Americas renowned for preventing tailgating and piggybacking. Circlelock Solo and Combi mantrap portals – combining piggybacking prevention with 2-factor authentication for sensitive interior locations. Turnlock 100 - full-height turnstile used as a deterrent at the perimeter fence line. Lifeline Swing and Slide - optical turnstiles with swinging and sliding barriers that combine tailgating detection with sleek design for supervised lobby applications. Each product is integrated with the latest access control and biometric authentication technologies, as well as VMS, IP cameras and visitor management systems. Visitors to the Center can see how different solutions work together to provide various levels of protection from unauthorized entry into facilities as well as witness the ease of authentication, monitoring and traffic flow. A sample of the technology solution partners featured in the Center are: Access Control: Lenel, Software House, AMAG, Honeywell, Hexicurity Secure Communications: Enclave VMS: AMAG, Genetec Card Readers: Essex, HID Biometric Readers: IrisID, Stonelock, MorphoWave IP Cameras: Bosch NVR Servers: BCDVideo Visitor Management: Soloinsight Hardware: LifeSafety Power The San Jose Technology and Training Center will also host complimentary technical training sessions for local reseller partners. Each training session will provide intensive, hands-on instruction about installation, service and maintenance for the company’s security entrance products. “We’ve experienced tremendous growth in security entrance orders over the past 5 years to large, multinational companies, many of which are based on the West Coast,” said Greg Schreiber, Senior Vice President of Sales, Boon Edam. “Today we’re investing in that success to give these customers the opportunity for hands-on demonstrations and technical training of entry solutions. We’re excited to finally bring this high level of service to the West Coast.” The San Jose Technology and Training Center is now open for private appointments. To request an appointment, fill out a short form, or contact For Further Information, Please Contact:Tracie ThomasVice President of MarketingT 910 814 8239E tracie.thomas@boonedam.comFor Media Queries, Please Contact:Sara Chaput, LRGPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E 

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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 For Media Queries, Please Contact:Sara Chaput, LRG MarketingPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E

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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 For Media Queries, Please Contact:Sara Chaput, LRG MarketingPublic RelationsT 845 358 1801E: 

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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 Liberty Global | Boon Edam Project    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

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