New cash bags and security seals have been identified as local innovations in a recent Retailbiz article. Monday 12 February 2018 @ 09:23
Retailbiz recently published an article titled “Are you storing your cash securely?" The article outlined the importance of having good security procedures in place. The article also recognised the “need for having the right products to make protecting your profits as simple as possible”. The Themis® security seal and chamber got recognised as a local innovation, offering a greater degree of security than standard locks, as these locks can be opened and re-locked without leaving evidence of that occurrence. Visit https://www.retailbiz.com.au to read the article.
Themis® security seal and chamber are patent protected.
Five key points to consider when evaluating the use of security seals Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 09:41
A security seal is primarily designed to show that an item has not been tampered with since the act of sealing took place. When evaluating the use of security seals for the first time these are 5 key points to consider.
- An effective security seal cannot be removed without destroying it's capacity to be used again.
- Security seals provide a degree of security that standard locks cannot as standard locks can be opened and relocked without leaving evidence of that occurrence whatsoever.
- As with all security hardware, security seals require effective administration.
- Administration is the task of issuing, recording, applying and removing of security seals. When possible, written procedures should be in place.
- Ideally, serially numbered security seals should be used as the number gives each seal a recordable unique identity and deters unauthorised replacement.
For example, cargo containers require the serial number of the seal to be recorded on documentation accompanying the container on all stages of its travel. The consignee can then check the serial number prior to opening to ensure no illicit entry has taken place on route.
From Cargo to Cash Bag sealing and everything in between, Harcor are able to assist and can be contacted for expert security seal recommendations.
Tool Less Roto Security Seal has obtained up-to-date SCEC Approval. Wednesday 20 December 2017 @ 07:35
Boasting a design that has stood the test of time, being robust and secure enough to continue to pass the SCEC approval process. The Tool Less Roto Seal is truly a classic!
The popularity of the Tool Less Roto Seal for not only commercial but likewise Government use was clear, as Harcor received numerous requests to have this security seal submitted for an up-to-date SCEC approval. The SCEC approval was granted last month and the SEEPL catalogue will be updated soon to feature the Tool Less Roto Seal.
The following instructions are for those that are new to using the Tool Less Roto Seal. Start by feeding the sealing wire through the seal's orifices. Then you pull the free wire ends until there is about 32mm between the seal's body and what is being sealed. The tab on top of the seal is then twisted clockwise to secure the wire in place. Once secure the tab is to be removed by bending it in either direction as shown in the illustration above. If you have any questions regarding this product or any others please feel free to contact our friendly and knowledgeable sales team.
The new edition of the digital catalogue that features Security Seals, Custom Bags, Key Control and more, is out now! Tuesday 21 November 2017 @ 09:17
Due to the release of the GR6 Security Seal and a variety of other new products, Harcor have released a new edition of their digital catalogue this month. To view it simply visit: https://issuu.com/Harcor-Product-Catalogue.
The GR6 (GRIP RIP SERIES NO.6) has been specially highlighted as it has the largest flag of all Harcor’s Security Seals. If you are looking to supersize, see page 23 of the catalogue.
Harcor is excited to announce the recent appointment of two new members to the team. Monday 23 October 2017 @ 08:58
The Harcor team has built a reputation in Australia and abroad as a leading supplier of security seals, bag supplies, emergency essentials and technology solutions. Employees are vastly experienced in the industries they serve, with a commitment to customer satisfaction that’s second to none.
Harcor is excited to announce the recent appointment of two new members to the team. Brad Dallafiore (Customer Solutions Manager) and Sonia Yeager (Sales Coordinator) have both joined Harcor this month.
The new team members bring with them a wealth of experience from the Security and Technology industry. We are confident they will continue to offer the same high level of customer service you have come to expect from Harcor.
Security Seals, Key Management Technology and more to be on show at Security & Government Tuesday 26 September 2017 @ 00:00
A select assortment of Security Seals, Security Bags, Key Management Technology and other SCEC approved solutions will be showcased by Harcor at the Security & Government Expo this year.
The Security & Government Expo is a one-day pop-up event that brings together government and commercial end users, consultants, integrators and installers in Canberra to see the latest security solutions in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.
We would like to invite you to visit Stand Number 25 where you will have the opportunity to meet with us face to face and ask any questions you may have about our Security Seals, Security Bags and Key Management Products. We look forward to seeing you there.
New Product Catalogue Thursday 24 August 2017 @ 11:38
Looking for Security Seals, Custom Bags or Key Control Solutions? Look no further, the new Harcor Product Catalogue is out now! You can view the full catalogue online by clicking on the Fullscreen icon after hovering over the image below.
The current catalogue reflects the dynamic brand that Harcor is and the products that can be found in our Security Seals, Bag Supplies, Emergency Essentials and Technology product portfolios. The catalogue is fully interactive and you can seamlessly jump from the contents page to any category by selecting the category name or image. To return to the contents page, simply select the blue bar found at the bottom of the page. Using the product title links, you can visit the website for more detailed information.
Custom Bag Manufacturing Tuesday 25 July 2017 @ 08:30
Harcor has manufactured a broad range of customised bags since 1969. Some of the bag styles being manufactured include emergency, mail, pizza and security bags. The bag manufacture methodology for getting a new bag design ready for production includes: project kickoff, design and approval.
Upon receipt of a bag design brief, the project team will review the brief in terms of intended use, volume required, size and material to be used. At this point the production, delivery time frames and any special requests the client has are established.
Design & Approval
A draft design will be submitted to the client for review and approval. The design will be shaped by the client’s input and will factor the bags dimensions, material, position of zips, if required, and other features such as insulation for example. For complex bags Harcor will always provide a prototype for approval by the client before production commences.
If you are considering having a basic bag manufactured or something more complex, contact us for assistance and professional advice.
Complying with ISO’s 17712 High Security Seal Standards Tuesday 20 June 2017 @ 09:16
The ISO developed a voluntary international standard including specifications and requirements for a security seals to be classified as “High Security”.
Harcor is able to demonstrate that the “High Security” seals that have been classified as ISO 17712 compliant meet the international standard. This is confirmed by certification from an accredited independent laboratory. The laboratory conducts testing to ensure that the security seal has the required built-in tamper evidence features needed to meet the standard’s specifications. The laboratory conducting the testing should be accredited according to ISO procedures, such as ISO 17025.
The type of seals that are eligible for “High Security Seal” classification must be made from metal and therefore Bolt Security Seals and Cable Security Seal models are eligible for ISO 17712 classification.
Including an “H” mark on the locking body and bolt is one of the requirements for a Bolt Security Seal to comply with ISO 17712:2013. This is an easy element to inspect. Other requirements include strength characteristics, durability against weather, chemicals and tampering.
C-TPAT is a government program run by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Bureau that states “…a high security seal must be affixed to all loaded containers bound for the U.S. and all seals must meet or exceed the current ISO 17712 standards for high security seals.”
Harcor stock a range of High Security Seals that fully comply with C-TPAT as they have been ISO 17712:2013 high security seal certified. Please see the C-TPAT security seals webpage or contact us if you require information on any cargo security matters.
America’s leading mechanical key management system now available in Australia. Tuesday 23 May 2017 @ 10:00
With all the highly sophisticated key management systems available sometimes what is really needed, is the perfect mechanical, non-computerised system for safeguarding keys.
The Cobra Key Management System is now available in Australia from Harcor. The patented and user-friendly Cobra Key Management System comes in a variety of sizes, ranging from 5 keys to 160 keys units. You can select a wall board or key cabinet system. It is the ideal mechanical key management system for a wide variety of applications and will save you time and money.
The key management system makes hanging keys simple and tags are easily read. Insert your numbered access key into the lock to release a set of keys when needed. Access keys are locked in by the unit when keys are checked out. The access key will not be released until the return of the borrowed keys. The system comes with key holders, access keys, Versa-Tags, 1 master key and an operating manual.
Internationally, car dealerships, workshops, real estate agencies and many other types of businesses and educational institutions already rely on the Cobra Key Cabinet Systems.