Success at the INTERGASTRA – Mobile-Check-In with SAFE- O-TRONIC access is the Solution in Demand

SAG’s balance after five days of trade show at the leading gastronomy fair INTERGASTRA in Stuttgart is thoroughly positive: Under the motto ‘The right solution for every guest’, SAG showcased the industry trends in the digitalisation of booking and access in its portfolio of solutions for mobile check-in. This was how the company managed to increase the number of trade fair contacts by 30% compared to the appearance at the last INTERGASTRA.

Management change in the "locking systems for doors and furniture" division at SAG

Effective 28/02/2018, Joaquin Borge Sanchez will resign as Head of the "locking systems for doors and furniture" division at SAG at his own request.

Solutions by SAG and novacom at the Internorga 2018

Just four weeks after the Intergastra in Stuttgart, another important major trade fair for the hotel and gastronomy industry will begin in Hamburg at the Internorga. From 9 to 13 March, SAG and its subsidiary novacom will also present their portfolios for these industries there.

INTERGASTRA 2018: SAG Now to Present the Bluetooth Variant of the Mobile Check-In

At the upcoming INTERGASTRA trade fair in Stuttgart from 03.-07.02.2018, Schulte-Schlagbaum AG will present its current portfolio for mobile access solutions for hotel and apartment complexes. Besides the proven variant of the electronic locking system SAFE-O-TRONIC® access with temporary guest code for the mobile check-in, SAG now additionally introduces a Bluetooth variant and thereby offers a uniquely diverse range of solutions for the mobile check-in – with the right solution for every guest!

Supervisory Board of Schulte-Schlagbaum AG extends contract with CEO Peter Pongratz early until 2022

The Supervisory Board of Schulte-Schlagbaum AG resolved in its ordinary meeting on Friday, 15 December 2017, the early extension of the contract with CEO, Peter Pongratz, which would have ended in 2018. By the signing of the contract, the cooperation is fixed until the further appointment on 31.12.2022.

Successful Participation in the Big Five in Dubai

Under the “T6” umbrella brand, SAG participated by now for the 5th time in a row in the construction trade fair BIG 5 2017 in Dubai from 26.11. to 29.11.2017. In the course of the fair, the new lock and strike plate system range "SAG Magnetic Line" with convenient magnetic latch technology was presented for the first time to the visitors. The new product line was designed for use in residential as well as up-market commercial buildings for maximum ease of access with top-quality door units.

SO! APART: Smart Living Concepts

Past week, at the SO! APART in Berlin, SAG participated in a very special event of the hospitality industry: the trade convention and exhibit is considered by now to be the industry meeting point for all topics relating to the “serviced apartments” hospitality concept. In addition, this long-stay segment is considered to be one of the fastest growing business fields in the accommodation trade of the hotel industry and, especially where the topic of access solutions and mobile check-in is concerned, it has many commonalities with the SAG product portfolio.

novacom in Third Place of the “Austria’s Leading Companies” Business Award

A fantastic finish for novacom at the company award “Austria’s Leading Companies” presented on 20 November in Graz. With third place in the “Best national companies” category of the Steiermark Region, novacom joins the ranks of the top 27 companies in Austria.

Flexible Access Solutions for the Smart Living Concepts of THE FLAG with SAFE-O-TRONIC® access

Modern hospitality concepts require sustainable solutions. SAG made a compelling case with its access solutions for the requirements profile of the innovative THE FLAG apartment hotel. The current product portfolio of SAG meets the high standards for design and “intelligent living space” for professionals and students in many ways while ensuring convenient administration. Besides the main entrance and rooms to the doors of the apartments, also functional rooms, access balconies and the underground parking garage are integrated into one holistic access solution.

Trainee exchange provides new insights and an exchange of experience

Schulte-Schlagbaum AG participated again this year in a trainee exchange to let its trainees gain insights into the structure and professional life at a different company. With the objective of sharpening the awareness for the processes in production at the trainee’s own companies, but also to let them be inspired to new ideas for processes and solutions, the exchange was organised jointly by the HR officers of the two companies. As a result, the SAG trainees first visited the company Lüttgens Kunststoff-Technik in Heiligenhaus. After a company presentation on site, a plant tour and lunch together, the trainees had the chance to get an impression of the company and compare it with their own experiences. The commercial and technical SAG trainees accompanied their colleagues of Lüttgens to their departments to get an impression of what life is like in their profession at other firms.

SAG stays popular among prospective trainees

Even though the interest of school graduates is increasingly shifting toward an academic education, trainee positions in technical and commercial professions at Schulte-Schlagbaum AG continue to be in high demand. This year again, the company is happy to welcome six new young colleagues and consequently continues to be a very popular contact for trainee candidates.

SAG Strengthens Its Sales Force In Northern Germany

In Jan-Eric Oltmann, SAG has brought another experienced sales employee on board to handle the Northern German market. He manages customers and assets, primarily in the hospitality market, which have a particular affinity for electronic access solutions and the corresponding SAG product portfolio for doors and cabinets.

SAG presents new products at the SicherheitsExpo Security Trade Show

SAG is looking back on a successful participation in this year’s SicherheitsExpo that took place from 5 to 6 July in Munich. As industry trade fair for solutions in the field of access controls and additional security-related topics, the event once more provided the perfect setting for the current SAG portfolio.

116th General Shareholders’ Meeting of Schulte-Schlagbaum AG: The corporate group continues to improve strongly in sales revenues and earnings

On the 116th ordinary general shareholders’ meeting of Schulte-Schlagbaum AG on 29.06.2017 in the historic town hall of Wuppertal, the Chairman Peter Pongratz drew a positive balance: Sales revenues in 2016 grew substantially by 14% compared to the previous year.

116th General Shareholders’ Meeting of Schulte-Schlagbaum AG: The corporate group continues to improve strongly in sales revenues and earnings

On the 116th ordinary general shareholders’ meeting of Schulte-Schlagbaum AG on 29.06.2017 in the historic town hall of Wuppertal, the Chairman Peter Pongratz drew a positive balance: Sales revenues in 2016 grew substantially by 14% compared to the previous year.

SAG premiere at the Fachmesse Krankenhaus Technologie, the world's leading hospital technology trade fair

For the first time ever, SAG will be showcasing its SAFE-O-TRONIC® access solutions at the Fachmesse Krankenhaus Technologie, which will be held from 28 to 29 June 2017 at the Science Park in Gelsenkirchen.

Another participant record at the user meeting hosted by SAG subsidiary eccos pro

The eccos pro user meeting has now successfully established itself as a fixed date in the calendars of bathing facility professionals. This year's event under the banner "Communication, control and qualification – Challenges and opportunities for bathing facilities" took place from 30 to 31 March at the Heide Park Abenteuerhotel in Soltau.

Product launch at the BAU 2017 expo: SAG Magnetic Line with magnetic latch technology

SAG will be presenting a very special highlight at the BAU 2017 to be held in Munich from 16 to 21 January 2017: The new lock and strike plate system range "SAG Magnetic Line" with convenient magnetic latch technology. The new product line was designed for use in residential as well as up-market commercial buildings for maximum ease of access with top-quality door units. The wide variety of lock and strike plates leaves nothing to be desired, and ranges from compact deadlatches for internal doors to lockable latch models to 2-turn deadlatches/deadbolts for entrance doors.

Successful premiere at EquipeHotel in Paris High demand for SAFE-O-TRONIC® access with mobile check-in

At EquipeHotel in Paris, SAG has focussed specifically on the target group of hoteliers in France for the first time. Its premiere as an exhibitor at the largest trade fair for the hotel and tourism industry in France has already paid off.

SAFE-O-TRONIC® access Mobile-Check-In celebrates its premiere at the novacom stall

The trade fair “Alles für den Gast”, which took place in Salzburg from 5 until 9 November, demonstrated once again why it has become an annual must-visit event for all players in the gastronomical industry – far beyond the borders of Austria. It offered a perfect context for novacom software gmbh – a company of the Schulte-Schlagbaum Group – to present its innovative solutions as a premium provider of software for the gastronomical sector together with its parent company, SAG, a premium provider for hotel access systems.

Nouveau record de participation lors de la rencontre des utilisateurs d'eccos pro, une filiale de SAG

La rencontre des utilisateurs eccos pro est aujourd'hui devenue un rendez-vous incontournable pour les professionnels de la piscine. Cette année, l'événement a eu lieu du 30 au 31 mars au Heide Park Abenteuerhotel Soltau sous le titre de « Communication, contrôle de gestion et qualification : défis et opportunités pour les propriétaires de piscines ».

New online presence

In keeping with our motto, “We organise access and accounting”, we have completely redesigned the websites of Schulte-Schlagbaum AG and its subsidiaries eccos pro gmbh, novacom software gmbh and EDV-Service Schaupp GmbH. The concept focuses on a restructuration of the products based on fields of application and clear segmentation of customer groups.

SAFE-O-TRONIC® access LSW – Wireless networking for cloakroom locking systems

The SAFE-O-TRONIC® access LSW is the first wireless cloakroom locking system with online controls offered by SAG. Based on the well-established SAFE-O-TRONIC® access cabinet locking system, the LSW revolutionises the organisation of cabinet locking systems in the leisure industry. Using an innovative wireless network, the system offers convenient, centralised control functions that can be retrofitted at any time and require no cabling at all.

SAG is awarded an official seal of quality certifying its status as a family-friendly company

The family-friendly company policies that have been implemented at Schulte-Schlagbaum AG for many years have now been acknowledged and rewarded by the North-Rhine Westphalia Employers’ Association for the Metalworking and Electrical Engineering Industry with the official seal for “family-friendly companies”. The main requirement for awarding of this seal is the reconciliation of career and family.

115th general meeting of Schulte-Schlagbaum AG: considerable improvement in turnover and results

Against the background of the positive development of the German construction industry, which has recorded a considerable rise in new building permits for flats and residencies in apartment buildings, CEO Peter Pongratz reported on the development of the SAG business divisions during the past financial year at the annual general meeting of Schulte-Schlagbaum AG, held on 29 June in Wuppertal. The corporation has been able to increase its sales revenue by 3% to approximately EUR 42 million. Its end-of-year result was similarly positive with TEUR +740 compared to the previous year.

SAG intensifies market cultivation in Benelux

By appointing a new sales manager in Belgium, Schulte-Schlagbaum AG (SAG) has further strengthened its sales activities for electronic locking systems in Benelux. Based in Retie near Antwerpen, Sales Manager Rowald Hindriks will focus on promoting final-customer acquisition in selected target markets.

SAG incorporates in North America

Schulte-Schlagbaum (SAG) is proud to announce the incorporation of SAG North America, Inc., based in San Rafael, California. SAG appoints Leo Krashanoff as Sales Manager for SAG North America. Located in San Rafael, CA Leo will coordinate SAG’s sales and marketing efforts in the US.

SAG Whisper Comfort Sound Insulation 2.0

As started successfully in 2015 already with the market launch of the PREMIUM LINE insert locks, we will change over further model series of SAG insert locks to new the trap construction using the Whisper Comfort Sound Insulation 2.0.

Revision of the SAG Classes 2 + 3 Skeleton Key Locks

With a new, revised version of the skeleton key locks of classes 2 and 3, SAG offers an innovative expansion of the product portfolio. Perforated series profile cylinder locks according to the DIN standard serve as the basis for the future equipment of SAG’s skeleton key locks with improved quality.

New addition to the product line of strike plates

To match the mortise locks pursuant with DIN and Austrian standards, SAG has developed a new strike plate for butted and flush elements for use in the high quality residential and commercial sector. An adjustable and simultaneously noise-reducing lock edge design made of synthetic material allows for a fine adjustment range of about 3 mm. The integrated synthetic material rear lining lines the catch opening.

New series with the SAG tubular frame locks

The new series will now replace the existing series of the SAG tubular frame locks (item # 1 8304W0). Among other features, the new model includes the following main features and serial outfitting and quality improvements:

SAFE-O-TRONIC® access: Mobile solutions for hotels at INTERNORGA

Next week, Internorga, which is one of the leading trade fairs in the food service and hospitality industry, will again open its doors in Hamburg from 11-16 March 2016. SAG will also present its solutions, especially the online check-in, under the motto "Faster check-in – More time for service: Mobile access solutions for your guests".

Active encouragement for hotel and restaurant solutions of the Schulte-Schlagbaum Group at Intergastra 2016

The two-booth concept of the SAG and its subsidiaries novacom and EDV-Service Schaupp was a complete success, as the number of visitors clearly proves: Compared to the last appearance, almost twice as many trade fair visitors were interested in the solutions this year under the motto "Guest management 4.0 – We organise access and billing"!

Intergastra 2016: SAG and novacom at two stands

SAG will be present with two stands at the upcoming Intergastra in Stuttgart from 20-24 February 2016 under the motto "Guest management 4.0 – We organise access and billing"!

Whether the hotel or restaurant industry: Every segment has its own needs.

While organisation solutions for hotel locking systems, including mobile check-in, will be presented at the SAG stand, the SAG subsidiaries EDV-Service Schaupp and novacom software gmbh will present innovative guest management solutions for gastronomy and group catering at the joint stand in hall 5.

Facilitair 2016: Targeting the end customer

For the first time, Schulte-Schlagbaum AG is exhibiting its products at Facilitair from 13-15 January 2016 in s´Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. Facilitair is the most important trade fair for equipment and building management in the Netherlands.

Record number of participants: Schulte-Schlagbaum AG hosted the 'business breakfast' for Schlüsselregion e.V.

Last Thursday, approximately 120 guests came to the Schulte-Schlagbaum AG facilities to join the business breakfast of Schlüsselregion e.V. in Velbert / Heiligenhaus, held under the motto of "Coffee, Contacts and more".

New video clip

Our new video clip entitled "Apprenticeships at Schulte-Schlagbaum AG" showcases the experiences our trainees have here at Schlagbaum.

Exclusive preview of the new generation of locking systems at the eccos pro user conference

The industry-wide eccos pro gmbh user meeting was held once again this year with the headline, "Think outside the box – new ideas and solutions for spas and water parks". On 8 and 9 October, the system house presented its current portfolio, innovations and new ideas in the field of spa management in the Bad Kreuznach Parkhotel Kurhaus. This was an ideal opportunity for its parent company, SAG, to present its own most important new developments to a select target group for the first time.

SAG holds exhibition in Win-Door City, China

Win-Door City is an industrial estate featuring a permanent exhibition in Gaobeidian, approximately 90 km south of Beijing. The exhibition gives a platform to manufacturers of doors and windows and their suppliers, enabling them to present their products to local architects and investors.

SUP automatic rental station with SAFE-O-TRONIC® access

Until very recently, barely anyone knew what the acronym 'SUP' meant. Today, however, Stand Up Paddling has become an increasingly popular sporting trend. This is why the first automatic SUP stations were unveiled in Switzerland by SUPKultur GmbH - equipped with SAFE-O-TRONIC® access locker systems.

New SAG Mortise Lock Range for Fire-protection Doors with High-convenience, Quiet-as-a-whisper Facility

The new range of SAG mortise locks for fire-protection doors offers the new SAG high-convenience, quiet-as-a-whisper noise reduction mechanism as standard in DIN Classes 3, 4 and 5.

CeBIT 2015 – Final round of the CODE_n Contest

The CODE_n contest, part of this year's CeBIT, turned Hall 16 at the Hanover Trade Fair into an innovation hot spot for a week – and SAG was in the thick of it all.

Award-winning SPA & sports zone on board "Mein Schiff 3" equipped with SAFE-O-TRONIC® access locking system

SAFE-O-TRONIC® access LS Series units are in continuous operation on the most modern ship in the TUI Cruises fleet. Here, reliability and simple administration are the most important factors for smooth operation on the high seas.

Finalists in innovation competition: SAG and collaboration partner LEAPIN/Digital Keys at the CeBIT 2015

Together with its Australian partner LEAPIN/Digital Keys, SAG will be participating in the final round of the CODE_N innovation competition as part of the CeBIT 2015 from 16/03 to 20/03/2015 in Hall 16, Stand D30 in Hanover.

Welcome at the BAU 2015 in Munich

From 19 to 24 January, Munich will once again be the stage for the world's leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems. As was the case in 2013, collaboration partner HAFI Beschläge GmbH's stand at this year's BAU will showcase the complete system landscape for efficient access organisation for commercial properties.