The History of Securefast plc
Enoch Pinson Ltd was founded as a manufacturer of padlocks at Dale Work Willenhall.
Jack Appleton created Jack Appleton (Willenhall) Ltd a manufacturer and distributor of mortice locks.
Delaphena Honing Equipment Ltd a manufacturer of honing machinery controlled by David Sebire and funds managed by the late Alexander Reid, purchased Jack Appleton Ltd as a diversification.
Jack Appleton Ltd acquired Enoch Pinson Ltd.
The two companies, Jack Appleton Ltd and Enoch Pinson Ltd were merged and re-named Security Engineering Ltd.
Security Engineering acquired the business of Willenhall Engineering which manufactured the Old English Range of padlocks.
Duncan Crawley joined the Company as Managing Director to re-build the group with a major focus on electronic locking.
The business of Dryad Deedlock the electric locking division of the Arcon Group was acquired from the liquidators.
The Company name was changed to Securefast plc
Securefast acquired Tate Fire and Security a specialist fire and security supplier with a manufacturing base in Cheddar, Somerset.
Securefast acquired Colson, a security wholesaler, from the Avocet group.
Securefast moved to a new 30,000 sq ft distribution centre in Cannock from the old site in Willenhall
Securefast was listed at 76th in the UK’s HOT 100 Company’s list.
Securefast launched Panic & Emergency Exit Hardware into the range of products.
Securefast set up Tate Solutions to provide maintenance and installation services for buildings with automatic doors and fire alarm systems.
Securefast introduced the Entra access control system which includes Iris recognition, developed and designed in the United Kingdom.
Securefast acquires Innovative Electronic Technology Limited.
Office and distribution opened in Dublin to cover the Irish Market.
Moved the Dublin office to a larger premises, which has three times the ca-pacity of stock held, due to sales having exceeded their expectations in it’s first year.
Securefast, supplying security products for over 130 years and continuing to develop advanced locking systems.