Scrap Metal & Recycling

Your Guide to Commercial Security Systems

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on October 12, 2021

Get Your Free Copy of Security Systems 101 Now! Is your business losing money because of criminal activity like theft, damage and vandalism? Perhaps you’re looking for ways to mitigate risk and liability from those issues. One way to help put an end to unwanted and suspicious…

How Thermographic Cameras and Video Surveillance Can Help Protect Your Scrap Facility

Posted by Ray Schenk on October 6, 2021

Fires continue to be major issues for scrap and recycling facilities. It’s no wonder, considering the amount of spark-producing equipment and combustibles that can be found there. Recently, a fire broke out at one of North America’s largest processors and distributors of scrap…

Arrest of Trespassers at Scrap Facility

Posted by Daniel Capri on September 24, 2021

Scrap metal businesses are very tempting for people looking for discarded materials. However, their often large, open areas filled with high-dollar materials, can present security challenges.

What Is Crime Displacement and Why Does It Matter to Your Business?

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on September 15, 2021

Every city experiences it. One neighborhood would be a low-crime area for decades and then crime starts climbing. You know this happens when neighborhood stores start installing bars on the windows and doors. There are also crime-ridden neighborhoods that flip flop and become…

Infographic: The Video Surveillance Safety Checklist

Posted by Jeff Purtell on August 14, 2021

When you’re looking for an effective video surveillance solution for your business, there are many things to consider. What kinds of cameras should you use? Where should you put them? What kind of network do you need to support the system? It can be daunting to think about. You…

5 Trends in Physical Security Industry Worth Knowing About

Posted by Matthew Clark on July 13, 2021

The many recent hackings have caused companies to shift their focus, time and energy on cybersecurity. Sometimes to the detriment of physical security. The need for cybersecurity is not in question. No company wants to end up in the news or put their customers' information at…

How Can You Take Video Surveillance to the Next Level?

Posted by Jason Penny on June 14, 2021

Some people may think of artificial intelligence as having to do with robots. Part of that stems from fictional movies where robots start thinking for themselves and try to rid the world of humans. AI's use goes far beyond robotics. Additionally, The Guardian references Pew…

What Does Study Say About Video Surveillance and Crime Rates?

Posted by Eric Nauta on June 8, 2021

An academic study by researchers in the U.K. and U.S. has come out that businesses need to know about. Published in the International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, the title is "The internationalisation of CCTV surveillance: Effects on crime and…