Super maximum design launched at Securex

March/April 2002 News & Events

Securex 2002 marked the launch of a unique fencing design by Bekaert Bastion. This system, known as the First Defence System is a first in Africa and has been developed in conjunction with one of the world's leading security consultancies.

The concept, a unique 6 m bowed fence which makes climbing impossible, was engineered out of a need for even greater security around prisons and various key point installations. It has been tried by NASA to protect all its high security launch pads and has also been used at various super maximum prisons in the US.

Furthermore, Bekaert Bastion recently announced that it has extended its factory by an additional 1000 m2 to accommodate new machinery to produce high security razor wire. This is the second phase of the joint venture programme and represents an investment of R10 million. The move comes just six months after Bekaert opened its first factory in Africa at Bekaert Bastion's Western Cape headquarters.

Under the expert guidance of Bekaert's technical laboratories where the research and development team pioneer new security blade profiles, the company will now be able to offer local and export markets a range of specialised products. Bekaert Bastion's managing director, Michael Rodenburg, adds: "The Bekaert Bastion razor wire will be manufactured and coated with the unique Bezinal coating to offer clients a long-life solution at cost-effective pricing."

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