Lillington, North Carolina — Boon Edam Inc. announced today that one of their best selling barrier optical turnstiles, the Speedlane 300, has been tested and certified to conform with UL Standard 325 and CSA 22.2#247 (Canada).
UL Standard 325 is the prevalent industry standard for ensuring the safe operation of doors, gates and access control equipment in the United States. Its equivalent in Canada is CSA22.2#247. While all of Boon Edam's products currently conform to CE (the European Union standard of safety and operation) and UL or CSA certification can be conducted on site as needed, the company is systematically investing in UL and CSA certification for all its security entrance products to align with North American standards and streamline installation for its customers.
"Today's business climate places a premium on risk management and Boon Edam has always emphasized safety around the globe," says Mark Borto, CEO of Boon Edam Inc. "We know field testing for UL or CSA is not always practical, so we began investing in product certifications back in 2012 with our full height turnstiles. We will continue to invest in certification over the coming years and several more products will be announced this year. By getting our products certified, we can assure our North American customers that a 3rd-party has rigorously tested our products and confirmed that they operate in a safe and predictable manner at any location."
The Speedlane 300 was launched globally in November 2009 and has since been a top seller in the Americas due to its sleek, aesthetic styling, efficient operation and small footprint — all at a modest pricepoint. The most unique feature of this turnstile are the illuminated angel wing barriers that change color between red, green and neutral during operation, signaling the status of the lane to users.
The Speedlane 300 was certified to conform to UL and CSA by Intertek Group PLC, a multinational inspection, product testing and certification company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
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With work environments becoming increasingly global and dynamic, the entry has become the center of activity in and around many buildings. As the importance of the entry as a mobility hotspot increases, the demands we put on managing the passage of people through them grow. Royal Boon Edam is a global market leader in entry solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, with 140 years of experience in engineering quality, we have gained extensive expertise in managing the movement of people through office buildings, airports, healthcare facilities, hotels and many other types of buildings. We are focused on providing an optimal experience for our clients and their clients. By working together with you, our client, we help determine the exact requirements for the mobility hotspot in and around your building and develop a solution that is customized for you in three key areas: sustainability, security and service. You can find more news about Boon Edam on www.boonedam.us/newsroom.