Avocet calls on Amazon to end lock-snapping tool trade
Avocet Hardware has called upon Amazon to ban the sale of tools specifically designed to assist in lock-snapping.
Brighouse-based Avocet Hardware, which manufactures the ABS snap-secure lock, says it is astonished that items such as a pocket sized snapper bar for anti-snap cylinders and a premium lock snapper bar are readily available to buy for as little as £34.95 on Amazon...
PUTTING DOORS IN THE FRAME
"It wasn't so long ago that a door was very much just a door. Buyers didn't require any specialist knowledge to make a purchase - they simply needed to know the dimensions and were confident that everything else would take care of itself.
Today, at first glance at least, things appear overly complicated. For a start there are 18 different standards listed on the Secured by Design website that relate specifically to door security, and cover everything from locks to door viewers, chains and limiters through to letterboxes....
AVOCET'S DESIGNER APPOINTMENT
Avocet Hardware has appointed Paul Collins as its product design and implementation manager.
The Brighouse-based business, which recently announced a further £2.1million investment from its owners, The Jain family, created the position in order to boost the company's product development capabilities at a time when it is pushing to firmly re-establish its position as the leading player in the home window and door security market.
AVOCET'S 3-STAR DIAMOND SUPERSTAR DELIVERS UK'S BEST DEFENCE AGAINST LOCK-SNAPPING ATTACK
The ABS snap-secure lock from Avocet Hardware not only delivers TS007 3-star protection against lock-snapping attack, it is also boasts Sold Secure's SS312 Diamond accreditation - a combination that officially makes ABS the safest snap-secure lock in the UK.
AVOCET SETS SIGHTS ON MIDLANDS WITH PASKIN APPOINTMENT
Avocet Hardware has appointed Karen Paskin as its new business development manager for the Midlands.
The Brighouse-based company is currently seeking to re-establish its position as the leading player in the home window and door security market and sees business development roles as a key part of its future success.