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Welcome to your one-stop resource for all things CENTURION. As leaders in gate automation and access control, we’ll be using this blog as a platform to engage with you and keep you up to date with our latest products, industry-related news and company developments.

CENTURION: A Family Business in Every Sense

CENTURION: A Family Business in Every Sense

Nothing beats a good story, and the story of how CENTURION became the South African market leader in gate automation has all the ingredients of a truly epic tale. It all started when husband and wife team Pat and Anne Dickens – our heroes, if you will – embarked on an...

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Peace of Mind Guaranteed with Readily Available Spares

Peace of Mind Guaranteed with Readily Available Spares

We’ve all been there. You need some seemingly minor spare part for your car/refrigerator/washing machine/sentient cyborg warrior only to be told by the manufacturer that they’re all out of stock and the shipment has been delayed on account of a kraken attack or alien...

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Think of Easy Setup and Diagnostics

Think of Easy Setup and Diagnostics

The written word – that is, the expression of language through letters - has been around for ages and yet, in the greater historical context, it is a fairly recent communication medium. The exact origin of written language is difficult to pinpoint, especially since it...

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Think of Time-Saving and Convenience

Think of Time-Saving and Convenience

It’s safe to say that communication has come a long way since the days of deploying a carrier pigeon and hoping that the intended recipient didn’t have a particularly spiteful cat. Even when non-avian modes of delivery were employed, long, often perilous journeys...

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Save Time with Our Service Exchange Programme

Save Time with Our Service Exchange Programme

Of all the commodities, time is arguably the most valuable, especially since there never seems to be enough of it. It can’t be stored or stockpiled, and one certainly can’t make more of it. For such an ethereal, relative and wholly arbitrary concept, time wields...

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The New Home of Access Automation in the Western Cape

The New Home of Access Automation in the Western Cape

Of all the commodities, time is arguably the most valuable, especially since there never seems to be enough of it. It can’t be stored or stockpiled, and one certainly can’t make more of it. For such an ethereal, relative and wholly arbitrary concept, time wields...

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Our Most Popular Courses: What You Can Expect

Our Most Popular Courses: What You Can Expect

The legendary beauty and splendour of the Mother City, together with its relaxed pace and famously friendly people, have made it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, drawing visitors – among them some notable celebrities – from all corners of the...

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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Training at CENTURION

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Training at CENTURION

We offer a wide range of product training courses covering our most popular access automation solutions, providing you with a sound theoretical foundation as well as the technical skills to install, diagnose and maintain everything from gate motors to traffic barriers...

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You’re invited, the CENTURION door automation open day!

You’re invited, the CENTURION door automation open day!

While many of us yearn for the bucolic tranquillity of country living, there’s no denying the fact that the city holds a certain appeal. If one can look past the crazy traffic, fast pace and general hustle and bustle, there’s a kind of metropolitan magic...

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CENTURION Automatic Doors Range

CENTURION Automatic Doors Range

In a recent article published on the Yahoo Finance blog, journalist Joel Anderson gave us a rare look at a part of consumerist America that we rarely get to see. For, while flashy strip malls and flamboyant multiplexes abound, a small percentage of these buildings is...

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Traffic Bollards – Effective security and traffic control

Traffic Bollards – Effective security and traffic control

When Centurion Systems first opened its doors in 1986, gate automation was a fairly new – perhaps even alien – concept to the majority of South Africans. While crime was steadily on the rise in the big cities, suburban dwellers still considered themselves to be...

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CENTURION Head Office Open Day

CENTURION Head Office Open Day

For more information on our Commercial Solutions range, including our traffic bollards, please visit our dedicated page here.  Let our dedicated Exports team be a part of your next commercial project. They are ready to assist you with all your inquiries regarding our...

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Think of Easy Setup and Diagnostics

The written word – that is, the expression of language through letters - has been around for ages...

The New Home of Access Automation in the Western Cape

The legendary beauty and splendour of the Mother City, together with its relaxed pace and famously...

Our Most Popular Courses: What You Can Expect

We offer a wide range of product training courses covering our most popular access automation...

Reminder: Come Meet the Royalty of Door Automation at CENTURION Bloemfontein

While many of us yearn for the bucolic tranquillity of country living, there’s no...

CENTURION Head Office Open Day

Come See How It’s Made at the CENTURION Head Office Open DayOur gate motors work so...

The Changing of the Guard: CENTURION Announces New Board of Directors

After more than 30 years at the helm of the industry-leading access automation manufacturer,...

Replacing D10/D10 Turbo Motor Brushes

Replacing D10/D10 Turbo Motor Brushes This notice is in reference to the technical bulletin that...

How to be More Security Smart in 2019

It’s a new year, and you’re all set for washboard abs and a watertight budget. This year, every...

5 Time-saving Products to Install Over the Holidays

Every year, on the fourth Friday of November, stores all over the world brace for the biggest day...

Meet the Royalty of FAAC Automated Doors

After more than 30 years at the helm of the industry-leading access automation manufacturer,...

How Does Surge Protection Work?

Every year, on the fourth Friday of November, stores all over the world brace for the biggest day...

This is What It Means When Your Gate Motor “Beeps”

While many of us yearn for the bucolic tranquillity of country living, there’s no...

Latest National Crime Stats Released: How to Stay Safe

If you ever come across a “beeping” gate motor, don’t be offended. It isn’t hurling a series of...

4 Tips for Summer-proofing Your Gate Motor

While many of us yearn for the bucolic tranquillity of country living, there’s no...

Introducing the World-Class Range of Fixed and Automatic Bollard Systems by FAAC

The national crime statistics, which were made public yesterday by police minister Bheki Cele, are...

Revitalise Your Home Security with Our Spring-fresh Solutions

If you ever come across a “beeping” gate motor, don’t be offended. It isn’t hurling a series of...

Access Automation Expo is coming to Durban and Cape Town!

Every year, on the fourth Friday of November, stores all over the world brace for the biggest day...

The Inspirational Story of Chris Desire Nimubona

Following the massive success of last year’s inaugural Access Automation Expo, we decided to bring...

Plug ‘n Play and Walk Away with CENTURION’s New Surge Protector

Following the massive success of last year’s inaugural Access Automation Expo, we decided to bring...

What Exactly is a Power Surge (and How Can It Affect My Gate Motor)?

Following the massive success of last year’s inaugural Access Automation Expo, we decided to bring...

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