Access Control Case Studies
Read about the latest completed projects from past customers of Tensor and how our access control, time and attendance systems work.
Excelsior put Tensor on film
Excelsior Technologies are specialist manufacturers of cast co-extruded films and laminates for packaging in the food and medical industry. They manufacture their products in Flint, near Chester in north Wales and distribute their products worldwide. In 2000 the Finance Director was looking at streamlining the company’s Time & Attendance recording, which included better control and keeping track of holidays and absences. He, and the management team, also wanted to better record certain Health & Safety criteria.
H I plug into Tensor
H I Group plc are electrical wholesalers and distributors employing around 550 people at their sites in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Around the end of 2003, Managing Director, Bob Crawshaw, was thinking of installing a new system of attendance monitoring to replace the manual timesheets used by the company. Timesheets were time consuming to process and provided no automatic link to download the information into the company’s payroll.
Exeter Labels Tensor
James Townsend & Sons print high quality labels and other specialist printing from their factory in Exeter. In June 2003 IT Manager, Gareth Coles, and Company Secretary, Andrew Randall, were looking for a combined Time and Attendance and Access Control system for the factory and offices. It was essential that the new system provided a seamless interface to their existing Sage Payroll.
Toms Confectionery is the second largest manufacturer of ‘own label’ sugar confectionery, employing over 400 people across 3 sites and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toms Gruppen AS, a leading Confectionery manufacturer in Denmark. In Late 2000 IT Manager, Tony Farrar, was in search of a new Time and Attendance system and an Access Control system to improve security.
Family-owned and managed, Lessiterâ€™s is one of the few wholly independent chocolate makers left in Britain. Lessiter’s promise you chocolate as it ought to taste and stay true to the old values and traditions of Swiss chocolate making at their premises in Woolmer Green, Hertfordshire. In early 2004 Managing Director, Hans Luder, investigated the possibility of installing a more efficient clocking-in system that was also linked to a computer.
Tensor Brings Home The Bacon
Direct Table Foods Ltd have two factories, one in Cuffley, Hertfordshire and one at Bury St Edmunds. The company slices and packs bacon; both their ‘own brand’ and also products for major supermarkets. Originally founded in the famous Smithfield market, Direct Table developed a fine reputation for sausages and other meat products and were one of first sole suppliers to the supermarket, Sainsbury’s.
Tensor Installs Security and Time and Attendance for West Midlands Police
West Midlands Police is the second largest police force in the country, covering an area of 348 square miles and serving a population of almost 2.6 million. The region sits at the very heart of the country and covers the three major centres of Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton. It also includes the busy and thriving districts of Sandwell, Walsall, Solihull and Dudley.
Tensor technology provides Ultimate clocking and access control to Lincolnshire firm
Around 220 people work at the Grimsby based company Ultimate Packaging Ltd, one of the food industry's leading flexible packaging printers. John Shaw, the IT manager of the North East Lincolnshire firm explained to our reporter that they once had an old clocking in/out system but that they then had an opportunity to replace it when the existing contract ran out.
Tensor brews up secure Access Control and Visitor Control
The Manor Park brewery site in Alton, Hampshire is part of the Molson Coors Brewers Ltd group, and site employs about 150 people. Security Co-ordinator Roy Browne was in charge of obtaining a proven and reliable method of smart card access control for the site. “We went for the Tensor system because it was the only company supplying equipment that was compliant with Working Time Regulations,” he said.