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Established in 1990, Turnstar is the primary manufacturer of turnstiles and vehicle barriers in the southern hemisphere. From the largest mining companies to single-site retailers, its customers know that Turnstar maximises its investment in access control equipment. The durability and reliability of its products means that year after year they deliver fault-free, cost-free operation.

Turnstar Systems, Mark Eardley

Tel: 011 786 1633, Fax: 011 440 5839



Blick South Africa

Blick South Africa is a turnkey solution provider of time management, access control and data collection systems. Blick SA has been active in the South African time management market for 55 years. With an installed base of more than 16 000 sites, Blick SA is the largest time management specialist in South Africa.

Blick South Africa, Michael Lotter

Tel: 011 844 3200, Fax: 011 844 3500



Honeywell Security Southern Africa

With security, safety and fire operations combined into a streamlined business unit, the new Honeywell Security presents one team, one direction and one message to facilitate more efficient, user-friendly customer service. Honeywell Security consolidates all of Honeywell's advanced solutions for building automation and control, CCTV, intruder detection, fire detection and access control under one roof.

Honeywell Southern Africa, Tim Timmins

Tel: 011 574 2500, Fax: 011 574 2507



Impro Technologies

Impro Technologies, renowned for its product range offering access control solutions from 1 to 3000 doors, has introduced its latest solutions, which boast the ability to manage up to 10 000 small sites from a single location with multiple options of communication. With the IXP120, Impro's primary goal has been to satisfy its customers, in producing a quality product, using superior technology and being sure to provide professional customer support.

Impro Technologies, Barry East

Tel: 031 700 1087, Fax: 031 700 1511




Ideco Technologies distributes SAGEM biometric technology throughout southern Africa. SAGEM clients include the FBI, Interpol and the United Nations. In SA, its references include the SA Police Service and the Department of Home Affairs; SAGEM technology is also used by the Department of Transport for the driver's licence and by Social Development to pay some 3 million pensions and other grants every month.

Ideco Technologies, Gary G. Jones

Tel: 011 442 0064, Fax: 011 442 4470



Groupe SAGEM

Groupe SAGEM is an internationally-based high-technology group with sales of Euros 3,2 billion in 2003 and 14 700 employees. The second largest French group in the field of telecommunications and the third largest European company in electronics for defence and security.

SAGEM has unparalleled experience in the field of acquiring, processing, comparing and matching fingerprint images. Today, more than 1,5 billion fingerprints are processed by SAGEM technology, in use in over 40 countries.

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