SafeTeam wins the procurement – receives large order for digital locks from iLOQ
The security company SafeTeam has received a major order from Ekerö Bostäder after winning a public procurement during the autumn of 2021. The order has a value of just over SEK 5 million and concerns the digital locking system from iLOQ, which will now be installed in the entire Ekerö Bostäder apartment portfolio.
The municipality has previously used the system in a limited number of residential buildings, but Ekerö Bostäder has now chosen to extend the system by installing it in all its apartments. Behind the decision was a desire to minimize the harmful impact of lost keys.
“For us, it is very important that the lock is digital, in other words programmable. In the current situation, we may, in the worst case, be forced to replace an entire locking system if a master key is lost. While, with iLOQ, we can quickly and easily make a lost key unusable. Right now, we are in the starting pits for this project, but we have got a good impression of our first meetings with SafeTeam and look forward to our upcoming collaboration,” explains Claes Vikström, Property Manager for Ekerö Bostäder.
Expanding its presence in the municipality
For SafeTeam, the agreement means an extended presence in Ekerö. The security company already has an agreement with Ekerö municipality and is a lock supplier to schools, service housing, municipal buildings and other public properties.
“We are very happy to receive this trust from Ekerö Bostäder. Since we are already established in the municipality and have a number of service technicians there, we know the area and its challenges very well. We look forward to continuing to work closely with iLOQ; the company has a fantastic product and we have developed a very good collaboration over the years,” states Kent Rundquist, Head of Locks at SafeTeam.
iLOQ also views the deal positively and the continued collaboration with SafeTeam.
“Ekerö Bostäder is now greatly expanding its iLOQ portfolio as a next step in their digitalization journey. With Ekerö Bostäder’s focus on security, finances, the environment and simplified administration, it is of course great to continue to have confidence as a supplier, while we continue our good collaboration with SafeTeam,” states Anders Klees, Sales Manager at iLOQ Sverige AB.
SafeTeam is a nationwide security company
SafeTeam was founded in 1968 and offers security solutions for apartment buildings, companies and public properties. The company installs and maintains everything from locks, access control systems, alarms and camera surveillance, to door automation, burglary protection and fire protection.
Ekerö Bostäder has almost 900 apartments and terraced houses
AB Ekerö Bostäder is a municipally owned, non-profit housing company, with almost 900 rental apartments and townhouses. Most of the homes are located around Ekerö and Stenhamra center with proximity to schools, shops, public transport and municipal services. There are also homes next to the World Heritage Site in Drottningholm and on Adelsö. Ekerö Bostäder works closely with Ekerö Municipality, the Tenants’ Association, the Local Police and with the Södertörn Fire Brigade Association.
iLOQ in brief
iLOQ is a rapidly growing Finnish company that is leading the technological revolution in the digital locking industry. iLOQ transforms mechanical locks into digital and mobile access management. iLOQ solutions are based on technologies developed and patented by the company, enabling electronic and mobile locking without batteries or cables. iLOQ replaces mechanical and electromechanical locking systems with environmentally friendly solutions that solve the problems of lost or copied keys, reduce lock maintenance and minimize lifecycle costs www.iloq.com