Category Archives: Banks & Credit Unions

OptiVia & Isotec Begin Partnership

OptiVia & Isotec Begin Partnership OptiVia Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Loth, Inc., has become Isotec’s newest distributor. Isotec is excited to be working with OptiVia, as they can service all aspects of a client’s building needs. From the initial consultation to the final ribbon cutting, they’ll serve as a trusted partner. OptiVia is scalable to handle any size project while remaining agile to ensure personal attention. OptiVia’s focus and experience in the financial arena empower the OptiVia/Isotec partnership to provide insight for advising on safety and security. Read More

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Bill Weimer of Advent Automation

Bill Weimer has been recommending Isotec’s products to his clients for 17 years. The longevity of his relationships with his clients speaks volumes to his professional commitment; not only to his clients but to their patrons as well. Bill’s clients trust his judgment because they know he cares for their safety, and he delivers on his commitments. He makes success look easy, but he knows otherwise. He believes that “character counts” and doing his utmost to protect his clients is his highest responsibility. Below are photos of just a few of the many successful Read More

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Robbery Risk and Prior Victimization

Because bank robbery is not a common crime, it may appear random, which suggests that all banks are at a high risk of robbery. In the short-term, however, the vast majority of branches do not get robbed. As an example over a 1 year period 14 percent of branches in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania were robbed. As the time period increases, however, more branches are victimized: in two years, 31 percent of branches in Washington, D.C. were robbed; in five years, percent Read More

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Compliant Victims

Factors contributing to bank robberies can largely be explained by three factors. More bank outlets and extended hours increase opportunities for robberies. Banks remain the most lucrative of all robbery targets; moreover, 80 percent of stolen money is never recovered. Bank robberies are usually fast, low risk crimes, because employees are trained to comply with a robber’s demands. Moreover, although the risk of arrest is high, much of this risk is short term, and risk – as reflected by clearances Read More

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Mark Bridges of QSI

This Safety Entrance is being assembled and prepped for Mark Bridges of QSI, out of Bardstown Kentucky. Mark and his clients appreciate and understand the importance of safety and security he’s designed for them.  Way to go Mark!

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Smart Doors

Smart Doors Do you consider doors that do what you want, when you want, to be smart? How about a door system that reacts before you do? Imagine doors that are disciplined enough to protect you from harm or respond to your request in an emergency. How does this magic happen? Smart doors are the result of aligning a series of arrayed sensors and components in constant communication with a computer know as a Programmable Logic Controller or PLC. PLCs Read More

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The "New Normal" Security Standards

Shootem Up Flyer_2016 Terrorist and criminals have escalated their levels of violence throughout the world. They deem no act too severe, or target too soft to achieve their objectives. Therefore, safety and security countermeasures need to operate with zero risk tolerances to deny terrorists and criminals the ability to project their “new normal”. Here are some requirements to protect against the “new normal” paradigm. Must Work 24/7 – 365 Days a Year Safety & security countermeasures must operative and be Read More

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