Kaba: dividend distribution policy amended
Rümlang, 22 April 2013 - The Board of Directors of the globally active Kaba Group has decided to increase its dividend payout rate from the previous range of 30% to 35% of consolidated net profit to between 40% to 60%. It has also decided to propose to the Annual General Meeting of 29 October 2013 that John Heppner be elected as a new Member of the Board. Further, Kaba Group expects sales and and the EBITDA margin to be somewhat below guidance given for the 2012/2013 financial year.
Detection of hazardous materials with individualization: New Kaba Personal Interlock detects explosives and drugs
As a highlight at Security 2012 Kaba presents a personal interlock with detection of explosives and drugs. The personal interlock Orthos detect for the first time combines the proven access control technology of personal interlocks with reliable detection of hazardous materials and narcotics, thus achieving highest security levels with one time-saving procedure. The fully automatic analysis of explosives and drugs without staff supervision of the users is unprecedented.
Since 1988 the high-security locking systems Paxos® system and Paxos® compact guard values in the billions all over the world: in ATMs, safekeeping accounts, banknote printing companies, jewelry repositories, etc. Paxos is the redundant motorized safe lock when it comes to highest reliability and simplest and intuitive operation at the same time. By analogy with aviation industry, all components relevant for security are implemented redundantly in order to guarantee full functionality at any time day and night. Over millions of operating hours the systems have proved their exceptionally high availability.
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