San Francisco, Calif., (May 17, 2018) – CONTROLTEK, an emerging leader in retail product protection, has entered into an agreement with French EAS innovator Thoonsen to bring some of the most popular EAS tags in Europe to the North American market. “Thoonsen excels in several important EAS segments, such as eyewear protection, padlock-style tags, and […]
San Francisco, Calif., (May 17, 2018) – CONTROLTEK, an emerging leader in retail product protection, has formed a strategic partnership with MTC, one of the leading independent EAS companies in Europe, to expand the reach of product protection solutions of each company. “In the first phase of our partnership, MTC will begin offering some of […]
San Francisco, Calif., (May 17, 2018) – Nedap, the European-based manufacturer of popular iD Top and iSense RFID-Based EAS systems, has been recognized as a Premier Partner by CONTROLTEK, an emerging leader in retail product protection. “Nedap has an impressive track record of innovation in both RFID and EAS space,” said Rod Diplock, CONTROLTEK’s CEO. […]
ORLANDO, Fla., (May 1, 2018) – CONTROLTEK, the second-largest RF EAS company in the U.S., has joined the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). “At CONTROLTEK, we share RILA’s passion and mission of making the industry better. Just like RILA, we are committed to delivering thought leadership, networking and research resources to the retail industry,” said Bané […]
ORLANDO, Fla., (April 30, 2018) – CONTROLTEK, an emerging leader in retail product protection, launched its first AM EAS system at this week’s RILA conference in Orlando. The new system, named SAM1AM, boasts high-quality construction, network connectivity, remote tuning and 6’ entrance coverage. “There is a need in the retail industry for a high-end AM system […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., (April 11, 2018) – CONTROLTEK, an emerging leader in retail product protection, will showcase several new loss prevention solutions at the RILA Asset Protection Conference in Orlando, from April 29, 2018 to May 2, 2018. The company will present two new detection systems for preventing shoplifting: one for magnets and one for […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., (March 29, 2018) – CONTROLTEK, the second-largest RF EAS company in the U.S., has partnered with Danish technology innovator Alert Systems, to expand the availability of booster bag and magnet detectors to U.S. retailers.
“Professional shoplifters, and especially organized retail crime (ORC) groups, have learned to use magnetic detachers to remove EAS tags,” said Tom Meehan,
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., (February 15, 2018) – FlatGuard™, the world’s first EAS tag for small leather goods, has received an upgrade expanding its range of uses. According to Tom Meehan, CONTROLTEK’s Chief Strategy Officer, the new version of the tag will have a stronger outer shell to accommodate placement on jackets, in addition to its current uses in wallets and other small leather goods. The tag now also comes with an RFID option.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., (January 16, 2018) – CONTROLTEK, an emerging leader in retail product protection, launched a new website showcasing EAS and RFID tags, systems and consulting services designed to help loss prevention teams reduce shrink and increase work efficiencies.
Together with Carrie Wilkie from GS1 and Brand Elverston from Elverston LLC, Steve and Tom gave the conference attendees a preview of the changes coming to cash in transit in the near future. They illustrate the present state of cash in transit with a simple analogy: one can easily track a pizza order on one’s smartphone, but one still can’t track a bag full of cash traveling from a bank branch to a central vault.