Pro Installer January 2022 - Issue 106 - Page 42

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Maypole is one of the latest companies to renew their membership with Secured by Design ( SBD ), the official police security initiative .
Created in 1987 Stronghold security products are owned and distributed by Maypole Ltd .
Designed in the UK and manufactured to the highest standards , Stronghold is a leading name in vehicle security solutions . The range includes wheel clamps and hitchlocks intended for securing caravans , motorhomes and trailers .
Maypole have continually improved and developed the Stronghold range to meet the demands of an ever changing market place and are committed to ensuring that all Stronghold products pass stringent security tests , not only in the UK but also in Europe .
The company prides itself of its products being inventive and featuring creative new approaches to vehicle security , providing products that give the consumer the right level of security at the right price , and ensuring peace of mind .
You can find out more about Maypole and their extensive range of SBD accredited products here : https :// www . securedbydesign . com / member-companies / sbd-members ? view = companydetail & account = 0011i00000JpvTdAAJ
“ We are delighted to continue our Secured by Design membership ” Maypole said : “ We believe it is a fantastic initiative that offers guidance to people who are looking for quality security products for their caravan , motorhome or trailer ”.
SBD Development Officer Ruari Robertson said : “ I am thrilled that Maypole Limited have chosen to renew their membership of Secured by Design and look forward to working with them in maintaining a strong relationship over the coming months and years ”.
www . stronghold-security . com


Established van accessory manufacturer , Van Guard Accessories recently released their second generation of van hooklocks . Named the “ ULTI Lock Hooklock ”, it is the only van hooklock on the UK market to attain the security industry recognised , Gold Standard in Sold Secure status .
Improving on from their existing van hooklock range , the ULTI Lock Hooklock features a series of innovative design and component updates which pushes their latest van hooklock into a league of its own .
Ulti Lock Hooklock Features
• Anti-drill side plates
• Anti-bump hook design
• Anti-pick , bump and drill cylinder
• Industry-leading Anti Snap lock case
Released at this year ’ s MLA Expo , the new and improved van hooklock garnered much attention from new locksmiths and has been welcomed by Van Guard ’ s existing fitting customers for its significantly enhanced security features .
“ Innovation is a long established part of our DNA here at Van Guard and creating a product of this quality has been the result of a committed NPD programme spanning many months ,” comments Emlyn Harris , Van Guard ’ s Commercial Finance Director .
“ With every product we manufacture , we start by listening to the customers which ensures our new products will meet their
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precise requirements head on . We have focused on an all encompassing process from product quality to fitting instructions to service delivery , with this the ULTI Lock Hooklock delivers on all fronts and gives our fitting partners the ability to fit a truly exceptional product with market leading accreditation to back it up .”
www . vanguard . co . uk


Pioneers of a growing suite of vehicle technology products , AX Protect has joined the official police security initiative Secured by Design . AX Innovation provide intelligent software management and connected devices to maximise vehicle utilisation and protection .
Neil Thomas , AX Innovation commented : “ We see the impact of vehicle crime on motorists , businesses and insurers and work with the UK Police service using our technology to help recover stolen vehicles
. I am therefore delighted AX Track has achieved Police Preferred Specification which further demonstrates the effectiveness of product . I look forward to working with Secured by Design to provide the best vehicle protection service possible .”
AX Innovation has been involved in protecting and tracking vehicles for 10 years . The company have developed a comprehensive portfolio of technological solutions supported by a team experienced in the recovery of stolen vehicles across the
UK , Europe and even in Africa and who deliver one of the highest vehicle recovery rates in the industry .
AX Innovation joins Secured by Design with their AX Track TRU covert vehicle tracking technology having achieved Police Preferred Specification .
Doug Skins , Secured by Design , said : “ Vehicle crime makes up a significant number of all recorded crimes across the United Kingdom and this is a welcome addition to the portfolio of products that have been tested and certified to meet the
exacting standards you would expect from the police . I look forward to working with AX Innovation over the coming years .”
www . ax-uk . com