Clearview National June 2018 - Issue 199 - Page 84

HARDWARE& SECURITY DEMAND FOR BETTER SECURITY IGNITES CUSTOMER GROWTH » » BRISANT SECURE HAS built a considerable following with leading entrance door manufacturers, along with many established players in the locksmith sector, helping to further fuel sustained strong growth. The Lock Lock and Ultion product innovations are being increasingly adopted by the trade and demanded as standard by security conscious consumers. Performance over the last year has seen customer numbers increase by 36% and 75% more deliveries. So not only is Brisant attracting new customers, but all of them are selling more, thanks to an unrivalled range of marketing support materials. Companies in the PVCu, aluminium, timber and composite door sectors are increasingly adopting Ultion as standard, as it’s the ultimate cylinder upgrade with a unique £1,000 security guarantee. Lock Lock is carried by locksmiths nationwide as the ultimate deterrent, as a wealth of social media posts have shown and is now gaining significant traction in door sales, given the unique design, longevity and security features it offers. Steve Stewart CEO of Brisant Secure commented: “Selling super secure products has become more important than ever for the trade and our sales statistics show that our customers are buying.” NEW GCC TRIED AND TESTED CORROSION RESISTANCE HINGES » » HOPPE (UK) HAS ADDED two new hinges tried and tested in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to its AR8180 range. The range includes three different stainless steel material grades that cover all levels of required application, the two newest being the 304 and 316. The grade 304 can be used on internal doors within humid climates. Grade 316 is the ideal choice for external doors that are exposed to humid climates. It’s also suitable for doors on coastal or marine applications, or on buildings with a high chlorine level such as swimming pools. Grade 201 can be specified for many internal doors that aren’t exposed to the outside Karen Nelson, business development man