Thursday, January 25, 2018

What It Takes To Be Perimeter Security Systems Manufacturers

When a business owner, architect or security consultant goes in search of perimeter security solutions for a particular project, one of the tasks on their 'to do list' will be searching the web for ideas. A Google search, a check on Facebook's industry pages and sifting through profiles like this one on  LinkedIn will all be part of that. However, there are 2 important questions they will need to answer before drawing any conclusions that might hold real-world value.

Keywords: Perimeter Security Systems Manufacturers

Question 1: What search terms might provide the best results?
A good bet and one of the most popular phrases for this industry is "perimeter security systems". The results will show good variety, not just of suppliers but of the kind of products you might want to consider. After all, perimeter security solutions come in all shapes and sizes! From microwave detection systems to fence detection, electric fence systems and more. If you know what type of system you want then you can refine your search further. However, if you are looking to present your requirements to a company in the hope they will make the assessment for you as to what you are going to need in your security system, then you should consider refining your search. Searching for perimeter security systems manufacturers will give you a whole new set of results.

Circuit boards on the manufacturer's production line
Question 2: Why Consider Perimeter Security Systems Manufacturers?
The answer is quite simple. Manufacturers of such specialized products are few and far between and even then, amongst the ones you might find there will be a variation of product, experience and expertise.

So before you contact any perimeter security systems manufacturers you should first ask yourself what it takes to be a good manufacturer of this kind. Here are some suggestions of the criteria by which to make your judgement and hence the questions to ask when you make contact:
  • How long have you been a perimeter security manufacturer?
  • What accreditations do you have?
  • How broad is your client portfolio ?
  • Do you have any blue chip companies as clients?
  • Do you have security case studies that we can read?
The answers you get will vary of course but they will enable you to form an accurate picture of the suitability of the manufacturer in terms of advising and quoting for your security requirements.

Here is a case in point - these perimeter security systems manufacturers would give the following answers to the above questions (the data is actually freely available on their website):
  • Since 1982
  • Accredited to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 incl “Design & Manufacture” scope
  • From multi-national companies to government organisations to historical and ancient sites
  • Yes - Coca-Cola, IBM, British Aerospace, BP Chevron, Toyota, British MOD, US State Department Of Corrections, the United Nations.
  • Yes - there are 15 listed on this page
With a few variations here and there, relevant to other industries, the above criteria could be used as a guideline to search for other types of manufacturers.Whether perimeter security or any other type of industrial system, we wish you good hunting!