voestalpine Metsec Renew Membership with SBD

Specialists in the manufacture and supply of light gauge, non-load bearing, cold-rolled formed metal products for use in partitioning, dry lining and ceiling systems, voestalpine Metsec, have renewed their membership with Secured by Design.

voestalpine Metsec and their Secured by Design accredited dry lining systems are exclusively sold through distribution partners SIG and CCF under their own brand initiatives, Speedline Drywall Systems and Tradeline Drywall Solutions. Find out more about these systems here on the SBD website.

Andy Hackett, Director and General Manager for Dry Lining at voestalpine Metsec, states “We invest a lot of time and effort into ensuring that our systems meet the highest standards of performance in all areas, investing in independent testing and supporting industry-leading initiatives such as Secured by Design.

“We are delighted to continue our association with Secured by Design in the knowledge that it will provide customers with further confidence in the value-engineered solutions that we offer.”

Ruari Robertson, Secured by Design, said: “It is great that Voestalpine Metsec have renewed their membership for another year and I look forward to developing the relationship further during that period.”

Secured by Design

Police Crime Prevention Initiatives (Police CPI), which is part of the UK Police Service, delivers a wide range of crime prevention and demand reduction initiatives across the UK. Secured by Design is the most well-known of the extensive Police CPI portfolio, with all initiatives designed to keep the public safe from crime and to reduce the demand on the police service.

Secured by Design (SBD), which celebrates its 35th anniversary in 2024, operates an accreditation scheme on behalf of the UK Police Service for products or services that have met recognised security standards. These products or services – which must be capable of deterring or preventing crime – are known as being of a ‘Police Preferred Specification’. 

There are many hundreds of companies who produce over 7000 individual attack resistant crime prevention products in more than 30 different categories that have met the exacting Police Preferred Specification. This includes doors, windows, external storage, bicycle and motorcycle security, locks and hardware, asset marking, alarms, CCTV, safes, IoT connected products, perimeter security products and many others.

SBD is the only way for companies to obtain police recognition for security-related products in the UK.