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Gunnebo Showcases Intelligent Note and Coin Recycler at NRF Protect

Recycling Solution Helps Retailers Boost Productivity, Reduce Loss

and Increase Efficiencies in Mission-Critical Business Operations

 

CINCINNATI, OH (June 7, 2017) – Gunnebo US, a sales company of The Gunnebo Group and leading provider of cash management solutions that improve business efficiency, increase security and boost cash flow today announced it is showcasing its revolutionary Note and Coin Recycler solution at NRF Protect in Washington DC, June 26-28, 2017.

 

The intelligent Note and Coin Recycler makes back-office and entire retail operations more efficient and profitable through cash deposits, cash recycling, online cash management, and real-time cash monitoring and reporting.  The self-service terminal is used for handling large volumes of notes and coins to improve the cash management process across a wide range of retail cash-intensive environments, from supermarket, big-box stores and shopping malls to stadiums and large entertainment facilities.

 

Gunnebo’s Note and Coin Recycler will be on display in Amphion’s booth #937 with live demonstrations on loss prevention and asset protection applications. Gunnebo and Amphion security experts will be onsite to discuss the business and financial impacts of cash management and the value it drives across the enterprise.

 

“At Gunnebo, we are committed to working closely with customers to understand the whole cash cycle to improve processes and security across their entire operations,” said Carlos Massa, Gunnebo Vice President of Cash Management. “Our intelligent cash recycler delivers many advanced security protections and operational efficiencies to help loss prevention, finance, operations, store owners, managers and sales associates optimize their daily processes, reduce the risk for theft, and increase the overall performance of their retail business.”

 

The Note and Coin Recycler combines high-speed depositing and dispensing capabilities with proven intelligence to process large volumes of cash for a variety of mission-critical retail applications:

 

  • Cash-in or cash-out processing to quickly and securely fill and replenish tills during the day and deposit cash at day-end close, enabling fast shift changes, controlling cash shortfalls, and reducing coin replenishment
  • Combined cash-in/cash-out processing for automatic depositing, sorting, reconciling, and stacking in recycling cassettes within a certified safe, reducing cash handling errors, mitigating security risks, and reducing costly back-office tasks
  • Full cash recycling for depositing and replenishing cash throughout the day, preventing risks for theft and fraud, increasing productivity, and increasing time spent with customers
  • Real-time cash monitoring and reporting using Gunnebo’s web-based monitoring software, increasing visibility of cash and controlling revenue across multiple retail locations

 

With worldwide headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, Gunnebo has sales companies in 32 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and the Americas. Gunnebo is listed on the Swedish Stock Exchange.

 

To learn more about Gunnebo US, visit www.gunnebo.us or follow on Twitter @GunneboUS.

 

About Amphion

Amphion is a full-service security equipment and service provider that specializes in handling the physical security and support issues businesses encounter in Retail or Foodservice locations.  The company works with Loss Prevention and Asset Protection teams and Facilities Management teams to specify the best security products for the application and with Facilities to establish a responsive and sustainable 24/7 Service protocol. Amphion provides 24/7 call center support, telephonic trouble shooting, and field dispatch of service to any location within its service network. For more corporate information, visit www.amphion.biz or call 800-520-2677.

 

About The Gunnebo Group

The Gunnebo Group is a global leader in security products, services and solutions with an offering covering cash management, entrance security, safes and vaults and electronic security for banks, retail, CIT, mass transit, public & commercial buildings and industrial & high-risk sites.  The Group has an annual turnover of €660 million, employs 5,500 people and has sales companies in 32 countries across Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas as well as Channel Partners in over 100 additional markets. For more corporate information, visit www.gunnebogroup.com.

 

In the United States, Gunnebo meets its customers’ full range of security needs with products, solutions and services within cash management, entrance security, electronic security, pneumatic systems and safes, as well as vaults and doors. The company acquired Cincinnati-based Hamilton Safe Company in 2012.  For more information about Gunnebo US, visit www.gunnebo.us.

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Stefik, 513.773.0003, lynn.stefik@gunnebo.com

 

Recycling Solution Helps Retailers Boost Productivity, Reduce Loss

and Increase Efficiencies in Mission-Critical Business Operations

 

CINCINNATI, OH (June 7, 2017) – Gunnebo US, a sales company of The Gunnebo Group and leading provider of cash management solutions that improve business efficiency, increase security and boost cash flow today announced it is showcasing its revolutionary Note and Coin Recycler solution at NRF Protect in Washington DC, June 26-28, 2017.

 

The intelligent Note and Coin Recycler makes back-office and entire retail operations more efficient and profitable through cash deposits, cash recycling, online cash management, and real-time cash monitoring and reporting.  The self-service terminal is used for handling large volumes of notes and coins to improve the cash management process across a wide range of retail cash-intensive environments, from supermarket, big-box stores and shopping malls to stadiums and large entertainment facilities.

 

Gunnebo’s Note and Coin Recycler will be on display in Amphion’s booth #937 with live demonstrations on loss prevention and asset protection applications. Gunnebo and Amphion security experts will be onsite to discuss the business and financial impacts of cash management and the value it drives across the enterprise.

 

“At Gunnebo, we are committed to working closely with customers to understand the whole cash cycle to improve processes and security across their entire operations,” said Carlos Massa, Gunnebo Vice President of Cash Management. “Our intelligent cash recycler delivers many advanced security protections and operational efficiencies to help loss prevention, finance, operations, store owners, managers and sales associates optimize their daily processes, reduce the risk for theft, and increase the overall performance of their retail business.”

 

The Note and Coin Recycler combines high-speed depositing and dispensing capabilities with proven intelligence to process large volumes of cash for a variety of mission-critical retail applications:

 

  • Cash-in or cash-out processing to quickly and securely fill and replenish tills during the day and deposit cash at day-end close, enabling fast shift changes, controlling cash shortfalls, and reducing coin replenishment
  • Combined cash-in/cash-out processing for automatic depositing, sorting, reconciling, and stacking in recycling cassettes within a certified safe, reducing cash handling errors, mitigating security risks, and reducing costly back-office tasks
  • Full cash recycling for depositing and replenishing cash throughout the day, preventing risks for theft and fraud, increasing productivity, and increasing time spent with customers
  • Real-time cash monitoring and reporting using Gunnebo’s web-based monitoring software, increasing visibility of cash and controlling revenue across multiple retail locationsWith worldwide headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, Gunnebo has sales companies in 32 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and the Americas. Gunnebo is listed on the Swedish Stock Exchange.

 

To learn more about Gunnebo US, visit www.gunnebo.us or follow on Twitter @GunneboUS.

 

About Amphion

 

Amphion is a full-service security equipment and service provider that specializes in handling the physical security and support issues businesses encounter in Retail or Foodservice locations.  The company works with Loss Prevention and Asset Protection teams and Facilities Management teams to specify the best security products for the application and with Facilities to establish a responsive and sustainable 24/7 Service protocol. Amphion provides 24/7 call center support, telephonic trouble shooting, and field dispatch of service to any location within its service network. For more corporate information, visit www.amphion.biz or call 800-520-2677.

 

 About The Gunnebo Group

 

The Gunnebo Group is a global leader in security products, services and solutions with an offering covering cash management, entrance security, safes and vaults and electronic security for banks, retail, CIT, mass transit, public & commercial buildings and industrial & high-risk sites.  The Group has an annual turnover of €660 million, employs 5,500 people and has sales companies in 32 countries across Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas as well as Channel Partners in over 100 additional markets. For more corporate information, visit www.gunnebogroup.com.

In the United States, Gunnebo meets its customers’ full range of security needs with products, solutions and services within cash management, entrance security, electronic security, pneumatic systems and safes, as well as vaults and doors. The company acquired Cincinnati-based Hamilton Safe Company in 2012.  For more information about Gunnebo US, visit www.gunnebo.us.

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Stefik, 513.773.0003,

lynn.stefik@gunnebo.com

 

Gunnebo Appoints John Stroia as President of Hamilton Safe Company 

CINCINNATI, OHIO (August 30, 2016) – The Gunnebo Group, Americas today announced that John Stroia has been appointed President of Hamilton Safe Company, effective immediately. As President of Hamilton Safe, Stroia will be responsible for all of the Company’s operating units in the U.S. and will report to Daniel Schroeder, President of Gunnebo Security Group, Americas Region & Group Senior Vice President.

 

Stroia comes to Gunnebo with a strong track record of driving growth and improving profitability in large security and IT international companies. He is a 23-year veteran of the security industry, most recently serving as Vice President of Sales Operations and Marketing for Giesecke and Devrient North America, a global leader in currency management and mobile security solutions. Previously, he held several senior management positions with 

The Will-Burt Company and Diebold, Inc.

Stroia’s past roles include leading acquisitions, divestitures and partnerships, and driving value-based strategic initiatives. Under Stroia’s leadership, he has expanded company portfolios for self-service and security, driving top-line growth and increasing market share for brands in the commercial and government sectors.

 

“John has built an impressive track record of strategic, operational and business accomplishments over the years,” said Daniel Schroeder, Gunnebo Security Group President, Americas Region and Group Senior Vice President. “He has proven to be a successful and trusted leader and brings to this position a strong reputation for exceeding customer expectations, delivering best-in-class solutions, and inspiring teams. His wealth of experience in the security industry will be a valuable asset as Hamilton continues to accelerate growth through 2020.”

 

“I am excited and honored to lead Hamilton Safe, a company with a long and proud history,” said Stroia.  “I view this as a time of great opportunity to build an even stronger future for Hamilton with its valuable portfolio of innovative security and cash management solutions, strong channel partner relationships, and a team of extremely talented and devoted employees. I look forward to working with the executive team and all Hamilton employees to enhance the company’s market position and drive future growth for the benefit of all customers.”

 

In his role as Vice President of Sales Operations and Marketing for Giesecke and Devrient North America, Stroia was responsible for driving solutions and growth in the retail bank market for the U.S. and Canada. Previously, as Managing Director at Amalgamated Business Services, he led the consulting firm’s M&A advisory and strategic planning services. Prior to that, Stroia was Chief Operating Officer at The Will-Burt Company, overseeing all operations for telescopic masts, contract manufacturing and integrated security solutions. During his tenure at Diebold, he held numerous leadership positions in both self-service and security. Among his many achievements was his leadership of the Company’s award-winning alarm monitoring center.

 

Stroia is a board member and Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of the Security Industry Association (SIA).  He has served on the board for eight years as Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary, and was recognized as SIA’s 2009 Chairperson of the Year for his service to the industry as one of the organization’s committee chairs. In addition, Stroia serves on the Board of Directors for the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) and is a member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS International). Stroia received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance from West Virginia University, and later earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University.

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Hamilton Safe Launches Next Generation of Drive-Up System

CINCINNATI (January 5, 2015) – Hamilton Safe, a national leader in drive-up tube systems, has combined the best features of two successful drive-up systems in a new model, the HA1000-XLR. Hamilton Safe chose to upgrade the previous HA-45 and HA1000 drive-up system models with a system that would enhance the usability and durability of both, optimized for use in banking, pharmaceutical and retail applications. The stainless steel system integrates improved functionality including an integrated air power motor package and dual user input locations in a sleek and weather-resistant exterior.

The HA1000-XLR will offer customers integrated audio with microphone, speaker, and call of service with an optional video mounting, one-way and two-way video. The system also offers dual user input for consumers in various sized vehicles. As organizations look to shrink their physical footprint, the HA1000-XLR offers a smaller footprint for fitting in tight spaces and small islands.

One of the largest physical security manufactures in the United States, Hamilton Safe’s HA1000-XLR is available in both upsend and downsend. Integrated audio and a new integrated air power motor package provide easy service access, quiet operation for improved communication, and reduce down time. Notably, the HA1000-XLR’s stainless steel and composite exterior resists rusting, chipping and fading, with an optional extreme weather upgrade providing increased corrosion resistance.

“Our goal was to streamline our two most popular drive-up systems, the HA1000 and the HA-45. Our result, the HA1000-XLR, is the perfect hybrid of the two legendary models, combining the best of both into one footprint,” said John Haining, president of Hamilton Safe.

 

SafeStore Auto Featured in the Cincinnati Enquirer -- New tech gives bank vault access 24/7

CINCINNATI - (July 26, 2014) – Imagine accessing your safe deposit box even after the bank is closed, no matter how late the hour, in less than 1 minute.

 

You swipe a credit or debit card to gain access to a private, secure room. You feed more passcodes, handprints or hand vein scans to an automated console. Pass the security tests, and a robotic system retrieves your box from among thousands of others inside the bank vault.

 

"It takes out the middle man and empowers the customer," says Lilkeisha Smith, marketing manager at Hamilton Safe.
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Gunnebo Security Group acquires Hamilton Safe Companies

Today the Swedish-based Gunnebo Security Group signed an agreement with the main shareholders to acquire all the shares in the USA’s second largest producer and supplier of physical security products to US banks and government authorities, Hamilton Safe Companies.

 

The privately owned Hamilton Safe Companies was founded in 1967, has an annual turnover of some 70 MUSD (2011) and a profitability well above Gunnebo’s financial target of 7 per cent EBIT. Hamilton has 300 employees, split between seven legal units, all located in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Sales are predominantly made in the US through a national dealer network under the Hamilton Safe brand, and customers are largely national banks and governmental entities.

 

“I am very pleased to welcome the Hamilton Safe Companies and its 300 employees as members of the Gunnebo Security Group,” says Gunnebo’s President and CEO, Per Borgvall. “Hamilton is a profitable, quality business, it’s core business being a perfect fit into Gunnebo’s offering, extending our core business within bank security and security for governmental entities. It also gives us a strong position in the world’s second largest security market.”

 

“Gunnebo will support Hamilton in growing its business by consulting with the Hamilton dealer network and introducing selected products from our global business portfolio,” says John Haining, CEO Gunnebo North America.

 

Hamilton’s product portfolio includes UL-certified safes, safe deposit lockers, vaults, vault doors, entrance control systems and point-to-point air transport systems, all produced in its five production units.

 

“Gunnebo is a strong player on the global security market focusing on banks, the retail trade, CIT-companies and public administration,” says Robert Leslie, President of Hamilton Safe Companies.“Gunnebo has the knowledge and financial power to maintain, grow and develop the business we have built up over the past 45 years. Myself and the rest of Hamilton’s management team are really looking forward to growing the business together with Gunnebo.”

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