PSSA Bulletin - Issue 3

CHAIRMAN Paul Jeffrey EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATOR Jen Shail SECRETARYTOTHE COUNCIL Rob Oliver MBE ADMINISTRATION Robert Bennison T : +44 (0) 20 8253 4509 E: W www.h Care has been taken to ensure the contents of this publication are accurate, but the PSSA do not accept responsibility or liability for errors or information that is found to be misleading. Dates for your diary PSSA Networking Dinner and Interact Day 4-5 July 2023 Ardencote, Warwickshire International Security Expo 26-27 September 2023 Olympia, London The Showman’s Show 18-19 October 2023 Newbury Showground Intersec 16-18 January 2024 Dubai Security & Policing 12-14 March 2024 Farnborough The Security Event 30 April-2 May 2024 NEC, Birmingham Barrier1 Systems team up with the Perimeter Protection Group in North America Report from PPG on the best of German design and engineering, combined with American manufacturing and expertise. Barrier1 is a North Carolina-based manufacturer of crash tested vehicle barriers.  Since 2006, these Made in America products have been installed at more than 1,000 locations across the United States, Canada and 11 other countries.  The company has announced a master licensing agreement with Perimeter Protection Group of Germany to sell, distribute and manufacture PPG’s complete line of security barriers and products which currently protect critical infrastructure, government buildings, and military installations around the world. For more than 40 years, Perimeter Protection Products have set the bar for manufacturers across the world, and these patented and crash-tested products continue to be trusted by engineers and specifiers to bring beauty and security to embassies, oil and gas facilities, sports arenas, and hundreds of other projects in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.  Barrier1 now joins a worldwide team of companies who proudly bring these products to their individual markets as part of PPG’s network of resellers and distributors. "The United States and Canada have long been on our radar as the next areas for us to engage" says Thorsten Grunwald, President of Perimeter Protection Group.  "We have looked at various plans and approaches and decided to align with Barrier1 because their new ownership and capitalization provide the tools to take on the task, and their professional team can be rapidly trained to sell, ship, install, maintain, and soon manufacture our products in the USA." Mark Borto, President of Barrier1 shares his enthusiasm for the new partnership, "With this long-term exclusive relationship, we will be investing heavily across our company in order to bring these high security products to North America.  This is a key element of our strategic growth and market leadership initiatives." For further information please contact PSSA BULLETIN  |  ISSUE 3