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.
Over the past couple of years, CENTURION has steadily grown its range of commercial and industrial products, adding traffic barriers, industrial gate motors, door automation, bollards and, most recently, turnstiles to its heavy-duty line-up. As an access control...read more
Installing your first garage door motor can be a bit daunting, especially if you’re used to the world of swingers and sliders. It’s a bit like going for your first all-you-can-eat sushi buffet: at first it seems like an insurmountable task, and even a bit dangerous,...read more
For a company that started life in a humble garden shed in Johannesburg’s northern suburbs, CENTURION’s steady rise to global recognition - one might even say fame - is nothing short of astounding. The 1990s and early 2000s saw CENTURION establish a number of...read more
Whenever the topic of maintenance is brought up, it brings to mind a certain scene from Shakespeare’s play Macbeth (a play which, according to superstition, must only be referred to as “the Scottish play” within a theatre setting). You know, the one in which Macbeth...read more
The national crime statistics, which were made public yesterday by police minister Bheki Cele, are alarming to say the least. With violent crime at an all-time high, a pall of fear has once again descended over South Africa as criminals continue their draconian reign...read more
In stanza one of his celebrated poem Preludes, T.S. Elliot painted a vivid (albeit rather grim) picture of winter in the city, writing of the “smell of steaks in passageways”. Of course, Elliot was attempting to convey the feeling of hopelessness felt by city-dwellers...read more
The FAAC range of fixed and automatic bollard systems includes solutions for vehicle traffic control in residential, commercial, industrial and urban areas and boasts FAAC’s celebrated hydraulic technology as well as high-quality components ensuring exceptional...read more