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.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., (October 25, 2017) – CONTROLTEK, an emerging leader in retail product protection, has received the Integrator of the Year Award by Nedap, the Netherlands-based manufacturer of increasingly popular iD Top and iSense EAS systems.
“Nedap is pleased to honor CONTROLTEK for leading the way in total system deliveries this year and for the success of its first time right program,” said Pat O’Leary, Nedap’s vice president and general manager.
Team CONTROLTEK participated in this year’s conference of the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) by demonstrating different ways thieves attempt to steal cash in transit, and the anti-theft measures our company incorporates into our security products. On display were the methods including heat, cold and liquids often used by would-be thieves, and how such methods are foiled with tamper-evident packaging.
Tom Meehan, a recognized expert in the field of loss prevention, offered to the conference attendees the data that shows how emergency response can be improved through the setup and proper use of security operations centers. Some of the topics he touched upon were how collaboration between different departments within an organization improves emergency response, how incident command systems are used to organize a response within a hierarchical structures, and how publicly-available information sources can be used to speed up emergency response.