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Single Lane Access Controlled Doors Gaining Favor

Isotec’s single lane Safety Entrances® accommodate smaller design requirements. Demand from financial institutions trending toward smaller branches and high value retail establishments with small footprints appreciate their long-term value. Single lane Safety Entrances® are bi-directional and programmed to provide entrance control or exit control. Isotec pre-programs logic controllers to determine the systems functionality; whether to operate as an entrance or an exit. The security vestibules have walk through metal detectors to protect against armed assaults. With operational lives of more than 10 years, the capital Read More

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Red Hawk Using IQ To Double Safety Entrance® Life Span

Orange County,  California – Doug Bentley of Red Hawk Fire & Security had a vision and understood the value of extending the useful life and increased functionality of the Safety Entrances® they service for their clients. Doug worked with Isotec’s Tim Carrillo tcarrillo@isotecinc.com on a plan for multiple interlocking door electronic upgrades throughout Red Hawk’s California market. Red Hawk’s customers required a proven standardized upgrade configuration that was scalable, rapidly installed, reliable and easily serviced, enter IQ. IQ’s advanced technologies increase Read More

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How to Protect the Branch of the Future

Bank & Credit Union “Branches of the Future” have smaller footprints. They typically have occupancy ratings of 50 people or less, are trending, and prefer single lane Safety Entrances® over multi-lane.  A single lane Safety Entrance® may be the perfect fit for bank and credit union branches with smaller footprints. Along with requiring less space, Isotec’s single lane entrances are more economical.   Isotec uses a special, DHS Certified Ceia column metal detector, which is specifically configured and designed for our Safety Entrances®. Read More

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Isotec Security & OptiVia Partner to Protect Courthouse

OptiVia’s Brian Janczak hit the ground running in pursuit of a business opportunity to protect Emmet County’s state courthouse. Brian followed up on a request for information generated from Isotec’s direct marketing program. He spoke with Emmet County officials to understand their safety & security needs, and then worked with Isotec’s Paul Labarile to design a risk-appropriate solution for the courthouse. The Safety Entrance® solutions chosen by Emmet County exemplify Isotec’s site-specific design and engineering forces. The Safety Entrances® Brian recommended Read More

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Isotec Uses UL 752 Level VIII Glass to Protect Military & Strategic Sites

Click on the photo/video for a demonstration of UL 752 UL Level VIII glass. Isotec uses UL Level VIII glass to protect military, and strategic sites. Isotec Security is GSA contract supplier to the DOE & DOD.  

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Nick Laskovski is Making Things Happen

Nine months ago Diebold’s Nick Laskovski made his way to our Westminster HQ to learn about Safety Entrances®. So far this year, Nick leads all of Diebold in sales of our Safety Entrances®. Diebold has about 16,000 employees. Sounds like Rookie of Year accolades are in order. We understand the folks at Diebold may be surprised by Nick’s “out of the blocks” success, but not us. We know a little something about outlier like Nick, because we’ve been labeled with the moniker a few Read More

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Bill Weimer Doubles Up In Maryland

Bill Weimer of Advent Automation thinks outside the box when it comes to recommending our Safety Entrances® to his clients. You have to admire Bill’s dedication to his clients. He never stops asking “what if”? Below is one of his 2 orders heading to Maryland.The Safety Entrance® is partially assembeld and tested as part of our Factory Acceptance Test procedure. Click on the photo. It serves as a link to a video walkthrough of the Safety Entrance®. We did not Read More

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Homeland Security Anti-Terrorism Alert

DHS Issues Alert To Law Enforcement For 9/11 Anniversary. Fox News  (9/2, Dean) reported DHS issued an alert bulletin to law enforcement agencies urging them to remain on high alert for “potential terrorist activity leading up to the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.” The alert warns that terrorists “may be inspired or directed to conduct attacks against events associated with 9/11 memorial commemorations or other mass gathering targets timed to this date.” The alert highlighted recent “unsophisticated, opportunistic Read More

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TJ DeVlieger & Seibold – Where the Sun Shines

TJ DeVlieger protects his clients in the Sunshine State. The first time we met TJ was at this year’s FSPA conference in Orlando. TJ is not athletic, he’s an athlete. There’s a difference. Athletes compete. That’s TJ. Athletes like TJ know there is no “bottom line” but a consistent work ethic, doing the right things day in and day out to compete and win. We’ve been working with TJ and his teammates at Seibold for some time now and can Read More

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Isotec's "Shootem Up" Reveals the Dangers of Low Spall Glass

Idaho Springs, CO We learned and witnessed number of things during our 8th annual “Shootem Up”. With all that what we learned, the unanimous take away was not to consider “low spall”  types of glass  as a substitute for UL® listed glass when ballistic protection is required. Think in terms of razor sharp shards of glass cutting into your employees or patrons, as was the case with our “witness” mannequin Polly Purebread. “Low spall glass” is a clever marketing term, somewhat like the Read More

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