News

  • 10th April 2012
    The award season is well under way and Lock Inspection Systems is celebrating after being nominated for a top award at the food and beverage industry equivalent of the Oscars– Food Processing Awards 2012! Read more
  • 10th April 2012
    Lock Chief Exec identifies the US as major growth market. Interviewed by a Manchester newspaper, Lock CEO Dave Garnett said: “The US seems to be the market that is growing for us. People are still eating and needing to take pills, so there is continuing growth and demand in these sectors for us. Read more
  • 23rd March 2012
    We would like to introduce to you our new Service Engineer, Olaf Kerkhof. Due to an increase in our client base he will be joining the service team of Lock DSE (Direct Sales Europe). Lock DSE is responsible for the direct sale of industrial metal detection systems in the Benelux, Germany and France. Read more
  • 23rd March 2012
    Lock Inspection Systems are pleased to announce the appointment of a new strategic partner in Malaysia , courtesy of the formalising of a distributor relationship with Nacto Sdn Bhd. Read more
  • 19th March 2012
    Lock helps United Biscuits to improve the processing efficiency of their multi-bag crisp packing lines and dramatically reduced product wastage as a direct result of retrofitting four snack lines with 62 throat metal detectors. Read more
  • 13th March 2012
    With food and pharmaceutical manufacturers looking to extract every ounce of value from their assets, the potential benefits to be accrued by removing contamination before valuable manufacturing time has been wasted are very attractive and the demand for in process contaminant removal is rising significantly in the industry. Read more
  • 13th March 2012
    Datachek management software from Lock Inspection Systems, provides constant monitoring of the metal detectors on the food line. The software helps to ensure that routine checks and calibrations are carried out at the requested frequency. It also records whether there has been any activation of the detectors, resulting in the contaminated material being rejected and root cause analysis being activated. This helps to diagnose any metal-related contamination issues before the product leaves the site with real-time measurements. Read more
  • 24th August 2011
    Mike Randall is retiring from Lock on 8th September 2011. Mike has been an integral part of the latest successful chapter of Lock’s long history, and his experience and understanding of the product inspection business have proved invaluable as we plotted our course towards growth and development. Read more
  • 1st June 2011
    The Food Network Wales and the United Kingdom Association for Food Protection held conference entitled "Contamination in Food" on May 24th, at the Village Hotel, Cardiff, attended by food producers from all round the UK Read more
  • 14th March 2011
    THE FOOD INDUSTRY IN THE UK is set to benefit from a new partnership between the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff’s Food Industry Centre and Lock Inspection Systems Ltd, the world’s leading independent manufacturer of industrial metal detection equipment. Read more