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New Lifeline Speedlane’s Slim Body Catches the Eye Down Under

SYDNEY, AUSTRAILIA – Boon Edam Australia recently installed their first order of the Lifeline Series Speedlane, speed gates. The smooth installation was for a company within the sensitive financial sector who had a low security need to control the access of their staff on various floors of their building. The installation coincided with a floor-by-floor refurbishment over 3 floors, with the average throughput per floor being 120. Innovative Tall Glass Solution The wide version of the Speedlane Swing speed gate is able to be supplied, as standard to a height of 1800mm, with an easy, clear passage of 915mm. In this particular installation, the client was determined that the clear gap when the doors were open was 1000mm – a non-standard specification. Working together, we were able to meet this customised need by lowering the door height to 1650mm, which reduced the overall weight. This innovative solution accommodated the extra wide passageway, and still remained within the safety tested limits of the product. Product Design Secured The Order Our, then, newly launched speed gate was first seen at last year’s Security 2015 exhibition held in Melbourne. The Security Manager for this project was so impressed by the product design, the order was secured almost right away. Slimness and high quality aesthetics were, without doubt, key design aspects in being awarded this contract. Alastair Russell, National Sales Manager, Boon Edam Australia says: "I remember the client was one of the first visitors to our exhibition stand that year and when he left us, I knew I had just secured the very first installation of the Lifeline series Speedlanes in Australia". Further Installations The same client has since secured a further order in another Sydney location of 4 double units spread over the same number of floors. Security Essen 2016 We will be showcasing this new addition to our Lifeline series Speedlanes at Security Essen 2016 between 27 – 30th September, and would love you to pop in and see us at stand number 3B84. This year’s exhibit promised to be well worth the trip with a stand full of aesthetic and intuitive safety products. To find out more about our intuitive Lifeline Series Speedlane Swing speed gates, please visit:http://www.boonedam.ie/product/speed-gate/new-speedlane-swing   For more information, please contact: Royal Boon Edam International B.V.Michelle Wortel – Group Marketing ManagerT +31(0)299 38 08 00 E michelle.wortel@boonedam.com  

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Winglock Swing - the Slimmest Single Wing Access Gate

Boon Edam Launches the Slimmest Single Wing Access Gate

Edam, The Netherlands – Today, Royal Boon Edam International B.V. announced the launch of the Winglock Swing, an intuitive, elegant new single wing access gate. This gate is specifically designed to either coordinate with the contemporary Speedlane Lifeline series (as an additional specialised lane) or serve as stand-alone single installation. The Winglock Swing offers the user an effortless passageway with carefully thought-out, intuitive LED lights to guide even the most inexperienced visitor through to their destination. A combination of green, orange and red colours displaying static, pulsing and flashing signals effectively guide traffic through without any delays. Energy Saving at its Best The product’s developers have engineered sustainable operation on the lowest energy output possible so as to reduce the carbon footprint. Just 9W of energy is used in standby mode and 20W while in motion, a huge accomplishment considering the industry standard is an average of 200W. Secure, Stable and Customisable A new and substantial floor plate design alleviates the need for an additional supporting side post, which notably simplifies installation into the flooring. The gate comes standard in brushed stainless steel, but also has the option for a wide range of finishes or colours based on the trendy Business, Elements or Expressions series. Glass, colours and finishes can also be largely customised to suit your business and brand requirements. Daan van Beusekom, Product Manager, Royal Boon Edam International B.V. says: "There has been a gap in the market for a product which is affordable and accessible, and we have responded by introducing our sleekest access gate. We strive to provide simple and effortless user experiences through our products and are extremely proud that the Winglock Swing meets those requirements, and more." Elegant Disabled and Wide Lane Access Boon Edam is committed to comfortable and safe access for everyone. Free and easy passageway is guaranteed for wheelchairs, large luggage and trollies, making this lane a flexible solution to almost any space. Visit www.boonedam.ie/winglock-swing to learn more about the Winglock Swing and BoonTouch interface security authorisation options. For Further Information, Please Contact: Michelle WortelMarketing ManagerT +31 (0)299 38 08 00E michelle.wortel@boonedam.com

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Turnstile 100 to Feature on Discovery Science Channel This Week

The accredited Discovery Science Channel will be featuring our Boon Edam Turnstile 100 model on an upcoming American episode of ‘Machines: How They Work’ later this week. The Full Height Turnstile is one of our heavy duty security access control products ideally suited for perimeter security. Discover The Show The 30 minute episode will air this week Thursday 28th April 2016 at 10pm (EDT). Each episode delves into the intricate and fascinating ways in which everyday machines work. Using exceptional photo-realistic CGI animation, the show explores the intricate components of various machines and helps the audience understand how they are manufactured and ultimately operate after installation. Security is a Hot Topic This episode is set to answer the question: How does a turnstile allow authorised people to enter, but stop intruder in their tracks? The topic is hot in the world right now, with all eyes on security and helping people feel safe in public environments. The building and assembly component of the segment was shot in North Carolina at Boon Edam’s Lillington manufacturing plant, and the turnstiles in operation are at Cree Research in Research Triangle Park (NC). The location’s primary reason for having this turnstile installed is to prevent intruders from entering their secure area. “What an honor to be selected by Discovery Channel to be featured on this program,” said Mark Borto, Boon Edam, America CEO. “For many, a turnstile is nothing special, but the way this program explains the manufacture and use of the humble turnstile demonstrates there is a lot more going on than meets the eye.” We look forward to hearing your feedback on the segment.

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Boon Edam China Achieves TravelSky Certification

Beijing, China – The Chinese airport industry is growing rapidly and to keep up with demand, airports are looking at automated self-service solutions to optimise both capacity and the passenger experience. As the leading provider of information technology in the Chinese aviation market, TravelSky plays an important part in the acceptance of self-service in the industry. The TravelSky certification reassures airports working with the TravelSky information services that Boon Edam’s Airport Swinglane meets the high international standards of the industry. This includes the guarantee that it will work flawlessly with the software systems they have installed to deliver reliable operation and optimal passenger experience. Aligned Vision for Global Aviation Standards TravelSky aims to be a leading provider of information technology services and become a world-class company with international competitiveness. The cooperation with Boon Edam will help regulate and professionalise the Chinese aviation market and align it with strict international industry standards. Hu Nan, Business Development Manager, Boon Edam China says: "Being certified by TravelSky underlines both a technical alignment as well as a partnership that will see our Dutch expertise aiding the Chinese aviation market in building up passenger self-service that is of a global standard. We are excited about working with our new trusted platform partner." Passenger Experience The Chinese aviation market is developing rapidly, with more and more people being able to travel by air both domestically and internationally. Particularly for those passengers, new to air travel, the experience at the airport is stressful due to strict deadlines, a busy and unfamiliar environment and most importantly the lack of control they experience. Self-service solutions such as self-service boarding gates and pre-screening security gates give back control to the passenger and therefore reduce stress levels. The certification of Boon Edam’s Airport Swinglane ensures these advantages become available at Chinese airports as well. Visit http://www.boonedam.com/markets-and-solutions/airports to learn more on Boon Edam’s Airport solutions. For Further Information, Please Contact: Sandra BaltissenBusiness Development ExecutiveT +31 (0)299 38 08 15E sandra.baltissen@boonedam.com

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New Doors Open for Boon Edam in Australia

Royal Boon Edam Launches Top-level Entry Solutions into Australia Melbourne, 21st July 2015 - Royal Boon Edam, the world leading entry expert and provider of sustainable, secure entry services, has launched its highly anticipated Speedlane Lifeline series of optical turnstiles into the Australian market through its own Australian subsidiary. Launched during the Security Conference & Exhibition in Melbourne, with the well appreciated support of the Dutch Consul-General Willem Cosijn, last week marked the beginning of a new chapter in the long history of Boon Edam. Supporting Dutch Businesses in Australia Boon Edam has a long history in Australia through distribution partners, but is now ready to stand on its own feet in a strong and mature market. “One of my main jobs as a Consul-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, is supporting Dutch businesses in Australia and developing trade opportunities in horticulture, agriculture, manufacturing and logistics that can benefit from mutual cooperation,” the Consul-General says. “Royal Boon Edam is such a valued brand that I am proud to showcase them as a quality, Dutch business.” The company will offer its full portfolio of products and services along with its valued reputation as the leading supplier of revolving doors, secure entry solutions, supported by premium service. Expertise the Australian Market Deserves Since 1873 Boon Edam has been developing premium entrance products and has built up over 140 years of experience through innovation and customer service expertise. One of the primary reasons for bringing the business to Australia is to guarantee the premium service levels that have made the company such a household name across the globe. ‘’Australia has shown a continuous positive trend in the economy and is a mature market for sustainable and secure building entrance solutions. Combined with a clear emphasis on quality, life cycle costs, comfort and design that makes up for a very healthy combination with a lot of potential for Boon Edam. Our own presence also ensures that we can provide the best possible service to various global customers that are active in Australia.’’ says Lourens Beijer, Royal Boon Edam International’s Chief Commercial Officer. What it is to be Royal Boon Edam’s focus on quality and customer satisfaction was clearly rewarded when it was honored with the Dutch Royal mark in 2004. “This is not a mark that comes for free,” the Consul-General says. Companies only receive the Royal mark from the Dutch Royal house when they are considered trustworthy, reliable and make state of the art products.  It is awarded to businesses that are continuously held in high-esteem and have shown to be exceptionally faithful to proper ethics in doing business. In many markets this Royal seal of approval supports customers to recognize what Boon Edam stands for. As a man who believes in first impressions, the Consul-General estimates Royal Boon Edam and the new Speedlane Lifeline series will have an immediate impact in the Australian market. “It is important to make a very good first impression, and that should start at the door with Boon Edam products and services.”  Find out more about Boon Edam Australia: www.boonedam.com.au For more information, please contact John Le Gear or Frank RobertsT +353 (0) 1 4601420E info@boonedam.ie

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Boon Edam Takes Revolving Doors to the Next Level

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - The Burj Khalifa broke numerous records when it opened in 2010. The tallest building in the world boasts the tallest free standing structure, the highest number of stories, highest occupied floor and the elevator with the longest travel distance. Recently it has added another record to its resume: 'At the top - Burj Khalifa Sky' is now the highest outdoor observation deck on Earth. Boon Edam has its own share in this newest record and installed the highest revolving door in the world to access to new viewing platform On Top of the World The UAE are renowned for their record breaking structures, with the Burj Khalifa a highlight on the list. Opened in 2010, it has been the tallest building in the world for the past five years and is likely to maintain this record for some time.  When it opened, the highest outdoor observation deck was on the 124th floor. The new 'At the Top - Burj Khalifa Sky' is not quite literally at the top of the building, but on the 148th of 160+ floors, comes close. This new outdoor viewing platform gives visitors who don’t have a fear of heights a stunning view over the city 555m below them.  Technical Feat Having installed the revolving doors on the 124th floor observation deck as well, Boon Edam were contacted again to provide the entry to the new deck. At these incredible heights, the demands placed on the entry are more extensive than in your run of the mill building. They have to be able to withstand winds of up 3000 Pascal, or an F3 class Tornado, more than 4 times as much as a normal revolving door would be able to handle. For the deck on the 124th floor, Boon Edam were the only manufacturer able to meet this challenge. With these revolving doors functioning to full satisfaction for five years already, Boon Edam were the obvious choice to provide the new door as well.  Another Challenge Boon Edam installed the same specially engineered Tourniket revolving door on the 148th floor as they have done on the 124th floor. This new project however posed an additional challenge: moving all materials from the basement to the 148th floor. All materials first had to be taken up to the 111th floor in one lift, then transferred to a second lift that would take it up to the 149th floor from where everything had to be manually brought one floor down to the 148th floor where the door was to be installed.    For more information, please contact Michelle WortelMarketing ManagerRoyal Boon Edam International B.V.+31 (0) 299 38 08 00 mwl@boonedam.com

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