Chubb Security South Africa (SA)

March 2006 Security Services & Risk Management

Strongly represented globally, Chubb is today one of the most powerful security concerns in South Africa, the economic and infrastructural powerhouse of Africa. 100% owned by multibillion dollar corporation, United Technologies (UTC), Chubb combines 185 years of safety expertise with state-of-the-art technology and a highly skilled workforce to provide customers with absolute confidence in their security systems. Chubb's range of security and fire protection services include electronic security and monitoring, armed response, fire detection and suppression, as well as security personnel. The company's national footprint and ability to integrate various security services, combined with ongoing innovation, is clearly a key differentiation from local and international competitors. Chubb is committed to the principles and philosophies of the world's best practices and as a result, has a strong commitment to continuous improvement across all departments. This forms the foundation of its business relationships with its customers, suppliers and subcontractors. Chubb is identified as the provider of choice for major corporations, financial institutions, educational facilities and residential customers.

Chubb is made up of four divisions in South Africa: Chubb Electronic Security, Chubb Integrated Systems, Chubb Fire Services and Chubb Guarding.

Chubb Electronic Security (CES) offers a total security solution and installs, maintains and monitors electronic intruder alarms and surveillance systems. The organisation provides an advanced armed response service through a national network of state-of-the-art monitoring and dispatch centres throughout South Africa to ensure a fast professional and effective service is offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The monitoring centres are capable of monitoring various types of signals which include opening/closing, burglary, panic, emergency, medical emergency, power failures etc, and transmitting data to clients' cellphones via SMS messaging.

All Chubb Armed Response officers are registered with the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) and undergo a strict selection process before being employed and then pass through the ongoing, rigorous Chubb training programme.

Chubb Integrated Systems (CIS) provides integrated or independent system solutions for access control, asset management, closed circuit television, fire systems, intrusion fencing as well as public address and voice evacuation. The fire offering covers the full range of detection, protection and suppression options. The company has the ability to provide a total solution for its clients' risk management requirements and in addition, has an in-house design and commissioning office. Chubb Integrated Systems is also ISO 9001:2000 accredited.

Chubb Fire is a fire fighting equipment manufacturer/distributor and service provider. The company's modern factory facility manufactures fire extinguishers, hose reels, valves and fittings all of which carry the SABS mark of approval. Over the last century, Chubb Fire has developed a brand name, which is well recognised and trusted worldwide. The company's emphasis on quality control and state-of-the-art technology affords its customers the unprecedented assurance of a five-year guarantee on all Chubb Fire manufactured equipment. In addition, Chubb Fire is the only truly national fire service provider in South Africa and provides its services through a network of branches and service centres both nationally and internationally. Through its specialised coverage of the mining, marine, industrial, property, commercial, retail, manufacturing, banking and hospitality industries, Chubb covers all of today's fire requirements.

Chubb Guarding has a national footprint with regional offices throughout South Africa. The division is ISO 9001 accredited and will tailor make any solution to meet clients' needs. Existing contracts with customers have been longstanding and are due to tried and tested methodologies. Chubb Guarding prides itself on its management stability and expertise, with its operational directors having vast experience in this field.

For more information contact Chubb, 011 455 4115,

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