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Protecting transport infrastructure: Roads


Highway networks in Europe are confronted with various safety and security risks – from wild animals crossing roads to unauthorised intrusions at truck parking areas. Often, these threats can be addressed with effective fencing. ANIMAL CROSSINGS Research from the EU shows that almost 31% of all road accidents in Europe are classified as ‘single vehicle accidents’. A single...

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Protection in Corrosive Environments


PROTECTING IN CORROSIVE ENVIRONMENTS Betafence has applied corrosion-resistant coatings to fences that have to withstand the harshest environments in the world from wave-battered coastal areas to relentless sandstorms. By adapting the coating specifications we can still offer 10-year guarantees against C1-C5 corrosion classifications. CORROSION CLASSIFICATION An industry-recognised...

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Betafence sport

Sports stadiums house a hive of activities. From training sessions and strategy meetings during the week, to match day excitement where fans support their teams, to international games where large crowds descend on the stadium to join in on the big event. To accommodate all of these different activities, large stadiums typically have extensive infrastructure: offices, training fields,...

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Mobile Fences Tempofor

Tempofor News

Betafence's mobile fences offer effective temporary protection and control of people, vehicles and goods. With our wide range of options, there is a fitting solution for a wide variety of uses - from sporting events or music festivals to construction sites. Tempofor® F range: Solid mobile panels particularly suitable for fencing off construction & industrial sites and...

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Data Center Securifor 4D

With the exponential growth of data usage across various industries, data centers are responsible for safeguarding highly sensitive and confidential data. Protecting these important facilities from targeted sabotage or criminally motivated attacks is paramount especially considering that data breaches and security incidents are becoming increasingly costly. THE COST OF DATA CENTER...

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Saudi Arabia Intersec Exhibition - 13th to 15th September 2022

Intersec 2022

Come and visit Praesidiad at the Saudi Arabia Intersec Exhibition Praesidiad, the parent company of Betafence, Guardiar and Hesco, is exhibiting at the Intersec Saudi Arabia event in Riyadh from 13th to 15th September 2022. Praesidiad is promoting its total perimeter security offering which is installed extensively across the Middle East region to protect critical infrastructure and...

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Betafence New Paysalia

Find out how Betafence Engineers have created a fencing solution that is environmentally friendly, aesthetically pleasing, and provides a simple privacy option for family homes Come and meet our teams, discover our new 2021 products, and more specifically our brand new fencing post in exclusivity. Our newest innovation, HoriZen Prime, will be showcased at Paysalia. Inspired by...

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security solutions for residential estates

Although integrated security technologies assist in creating a secure perimeter, it is the fence that performs the most important function. Choose the right fence for your security estate. The very essence of a security estate revolves around people’s safety. Protect the estate from intrusion, theft, and vandalism with reliable security solutions. Choosing a fence requires...

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HoriZen Prime

HoriZen Prime - News

Beautifying our gardens and spending time with family at home is an important part of our lives. This is where children and pets play, parents relax, and memories are created. With this increasing need for immediate privacy at home, HoriZen is a simple, modern, and environmentally friendly solution. HoriZen offers homeowners various design options to create their own look that adds value...

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New High Security CPD

Securing What Matters RIBA CPD

We are excited to announce our latest RIBA approved CPD ‘Securing What Matters - A Guide to High Security Perimeter Specification’. An essential guide for construction professionals and architects involved in high security perimeter protection. The physical perimeter protection market offers a myriad of products. From high-security fencing to access control bollards and high-tech radar...

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Betaview optima

Betaview Optima

South Africans know and trust Betaview to protect their homes and businesses in a clear andaesthetic way. Now Betaview is more affordable than ever before for customers located in low-to-medium corrosive environments. Betaview OPTIMA for budget-conscious customers. Betaview OPTIMAserves budget-conscious customers who desire reliable, quality, and modernprotection delivering a...

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New SmartFence System

SmartFence Cable Conduit System

Betafence isexcitedto announce the launch of SmartFence – a conduit system that allows you to attach cables directly onto your perimeter fence. No digging, no drilling, no hassle Traditionally, installing cables is a labour intensive process involving excavation, installation of underground conduits and drawing or pulling cables. We have seen first hand the time and resources this...

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New Partner Programme from Betafence

Betafence Partner Program

At Betafence we are proud of the strength and coverage of the distribution network we have built up together over the last 140 years. Introducing the New Betafence Partnership Programme Our Distributors are critical to the success of Betafence providing local expertise and productsto installers and end-users in a whole rangeof applications.Our Partnership Programme is designed to...

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New Rail Security CPD

RIBA CPD Architects

We are delighted to announce our latest RIBA approved CPD ‘The Inside Track to Rail Security’. A must-see presentation for construction professionals and architects involved in rail perimeter security. Available free of charge, online and at a time to suit you, join us as we identify the key security risks to the industry and discuss the various perimeter protection solutions that...

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Master Halco 3D Prism News

TEXAS, USA, January2021- Betafence, global manufacturer of fencing systems, has partnered with Master Halco, the leading wholesale distributor of fencing products across the US and Canada. Betafence has named Master Halco as the North American exclusive distributor of Prism 3-D welded wire products. The Prism 3-D Fence System Engineered by world leader in perimeter solution...

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B-BBEE Shareholder for Guardiar SA

B-BBEEE Shareholder Guardiar SA

Minority shareholding agreement with Trident Union Partners Praesidiad’s wholly-owned South Africa subsidiary Guardiar SA Pty Ltd that manufactures Betafence products for the SADC region finalizes a minority shareholding agreement with Trident Union Partners. Praesidiad is pleased to announce the completion of an agreement with Trident Union Partners, a Johannesburg based black-owned...

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Faldivia Speed Gate

Faldivia Betafence

Demand for speed folding gates like the Faldivia Speed Gate has grown exponentially in recent years. After all, it is a good alternative to combining a sliding gate and barrier and offers a number of unique advantages. Intense discussions with certified safety experts preceded the launch of the new Faldivia model, produced at the Betafence site in Poland. “Following advice from...

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Ben's advice: Look at our new video


Did you know that with Zenturo® welded fence panels the possibilities are endless? Watch our 'fency' mascot Ben's advice video. In under 4 minutes you will learn about and discover all the advantages of using our Zenturo panel. Zenturo panels are available in two meshes sizes for multiple applications such as DIY, gabion wall, trellis for climbing plants, personalized fence, cat fence,...

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New backyard fence designs: TruView

TruView, your attractive backyard fence

Betafence is excited to launch TruView®, a residentialfence system that offers style and beauty. TruView® is mechanically connected, fully rackable panel system for backyards, pools, parks and other residential applications. A backyard is a place forfamily to gather and have fun together. It’s a place for entertaining, gardening, playing games and relaxing. The key to an effective,...

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Corona Virus Betafence

Securing What Matters… Dear Valued Customers, First and foremost, I hope that you and your families are safe and well. At Praesidiad we have remained focused on our employee well-being as well as supporting our customers during these challenging times. Our response has been based on being able to supply to your needs while having our employees respect social distancing and local...

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Visit Betafence at Batibouw - March 2020

Betafence sur Batibouw 2020

It's that time again. Batibouw, the traditional place of pilgrimage for the construction-loving Belgian, will begin on Saturday 29 February. The trade show will once again attract a cross-section of the Belgian construction market. From the building shell to the finishing touches. Garden and patio construction are also becoming ever more prominent at Batibouw. So, if you're looking for some...

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RIBA CPD Architects

Betafence launches new RIBA Approved CPD. We are excited to announce our latest CPD ‘The Fundamentals of Fencing’ has been approved by RIBA and is now available to architects and construction professionals as part of their annual CPD programme. The CPD aims to build core fundamental knowledge of common UK fencing systems. It provides a foundation level seminar to enable smooth...

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Offices, wholesalers and installers

Betafence Dealers

Are you looking for a distributor, a fence erector or a Betafence office? Wherever you are located in the world, Betafence has an address next to you. You are looking for a distributor, a fence erector, or a Betafence sales office or agency? Click on the above banner or here, and be redirected to our Google map search module. Enter your location and country, select if you are looking for...

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Essia Corporate Presentation

Essia logo

Betafence has a brand-new dedicated segment and we are glad to share this with you via this letter. ESSIA operates a client-focussed B2B approach: by learning precisely the needs of customers to then effectively research, design, test, develop and deliver steel mesh products that do exactly what customers need them to do. Creating a brand for the segment ensures that we are aligned with our...

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Voka Charter for 2019

VDCO certification 2019

Awarded by the Evaluation Committee of the Voka Charter for Sustainable Business (VCDO), Betafence is proud to share this renewed certification with you. This is the result of a great job accomplished by all the factory team and supported by Betafence Group Management. Many thanks for their commitment. This certification is based on the sustainability policy and actions undertaken during...

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Betafence UK office move complete

Betafence Sheffield New Office

Betafence UK is this month beginning a new chapter in its history with the business transferring to a new Sheffield location. The new office at Forge House, Carbrook Hall Road is located just a quarter of a mile from the old site just off Junction 34 of the M1 and provides a modern, open plan hub to house the Betafence UK team. ‘It's very much a new start for us.We will be able to...

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Perimeter security White paper


Perimeter security, containment, and stability are critical functions for correctional institutions and require the integration of security systems into one manageable platform that provides real-time control. Betafence projects team and external specialist wrote this white paper, in order to give support in prescribing the best solution, depending on the need: deterring, delaying and/or...

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Agriculture Sale Confirmed

Betafence - Tinsley Green, Rylock and Sentinel sale

HAMPTON BUYS UK AGRICULTURE BUSINESS FROM BETAFENCE. The manufacture of painted wire fencing under the Tinsley Green®, Rylock® and Sentinel® brands is to remain in the UK. Under an agreement signed today between Hampton Steel and Betafence, the green paint line in the Shepcote Lane factory in Sheffield will be dismantled and rebuilt in Hampton’s factory in Sanders Road,...

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Betafence Hub in Milan!

Betafence Milan Hub

As part of the transformation of the Betafence organization, we are excited to announce the opening of a new Betafence Hub, located in the Milan area. The goal is to have a physical space to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and best practices across the organization.Unlike our traditional offices, the Hub’s primary use will be to act as a place of gathering, learning,...

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A bright future I Betafence UK

Betafence logo

At Betafence we are always striving to be the worldwide leader in perimeter protection and fencing systems. We are proud of our 135 year history but realise we must continuously improve in order to remain the supplier of choice for our customers. To achieve and maintain our ambition to be our customers' trusted partner, delivering optimal solutions and world-class services, we have undertaken...

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CreaZen fence in Croatia

CreaZen croatia

American International School of Zagreb – Croatia A very nice reference, Betafence is proud to share with you. Creazen, Nylofor 2D Super and gabions are the main fencingsand decorative references chosen by the American International Schoolof Zagreb to secure their new building. Established in 1966, this international school has a focused education in the english language for children...

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Praesidiad Group CEO

Praesidiad logo

London, UK. Praesidiad, a global provider of integrated perimeter security systems and solutions, today announces that Michele Volpi, CEO, will be leaving the company due to family reasons. He will continue to act as Chief Executive Officer until December this year and it is currently anticipated that he will serve in an advisory capacity to the company going forward. The search for a...

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Betafence stands announced - Fencex 2018

Fencex Perimeter Protection Show

The countdown has begun… There are just 4 weeks to go until Fencex 2018 opens its doors at9amon Thursday 17th October, NEAC, Stoneleigh. This year Betafence has not one but 3 stands packed with the latest innovations in perimeter protection and access control. Don’t miss – the launch of our new automated gate, the latest fencing system innovations and the opportunity to find out...

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Sustainable Entrepreneurship

betafence factory sustainable certificate

We are very proud to announce (once again) that Betafence Belgium NV renewedit'sWest-Flemish Charter of Sustainable Entrepreneurship certificate. On 2018 June 30th, several companies received this award certificate. Through strong actions, we demonstrate that sustainability remains a cornerstone of our inspired policies. For years now, Betafence is engaged in all its plants, and we earned...

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Betafence acquires 100% of Betafence Turkey

Praesidiad logo

Istanbul, Turkey, June 6, 2018, Betafence, one of the global leaders of industrial mesh production and fencing products, part of the PRÆSIDIAD group, announced the acquisition of the remaining 40% stake in Betafence Yapı Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. in Turkey. Betafence has been a majority shareholder in the business since 2007, building a strong relationship with the company’s founders....

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Draw your fence!

Betafence application

Betafence released a new version of its application in order to help you draw your own fencing project, like a realarchitect. In just a fewsteps, you can create a rendered picture of your project, visualizing your future panels, railing system or rolls installed around your house, building, garden... How's that possible? Visit our application HERE or download the app. on Google or...

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Betafence at Batibouw | 2018 | Belgium

Betafence op Batibouw 2018

You are visiting Belgium in these coming days and would like to see Betafence residential fencing ranges? We invite you then to Batibouw, the biggest Belgian trade fair for Construction, Renovation and home improvements. Professionals and consumers will meet there at Betafence boothn°319, du Hall 1 in Brussels Expo. Come and meet ourprofessional team! Betafence offers the best security...

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Nylofor Collapsible fence | South Africa

Betafence fencing news rugby stadium South Africa

The world famous DHL Newlands rugby stadium (for sponsorship relationship with the international company DHL), has received a Betafence collapsible fence at the Danie Carven and Jan Pickard end of the stadium, manufactured and supplied by Betafence South Africa. . But let’s begin with a little of history: DHL Newlands Stadium held its first official match on may 21st 1890, in front of...

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Betafence awarded Best fencing company

BUILD Award 2017

We are delighted to announce Betafence Group has picked up the BUILD Awards trophy for Best Global Fencing and Security Company 2017. With eight manufacturing facilities, 30 sales offices and agencies and a local presence in 100 countries worldwide, Betafence’s global operations is based on a simple yet significant approach: Securing what matters. Speaking about the award...

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The Carlyle Group enters negotiations

logo from carlyle group and cvc partner

Brussels, Belgium – Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG), today announced that, following a binding offer, Carlyle has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Præsidiad from CVC Fund VI. Headquartered in Ghent, Belgium, Præsidiad produces integrated perimeter security systems that protect people and critical infrastructure around the world. Præsidiad...

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Betafence Corporate Services rebrands to PRÆSIDIAD


Betafence, the world market leader in perimeter security systems and solutions, announces a rebrand of their corporate name to PRÆSIDIAD; this rebrand follows shortly after the acquisition of Hesco. Betafence Corporate Services fortified its high-security growth strategy through the recent acquisition of Hesco and Secure USA. The acquisitions brought together benefits to all facets of the...

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OM Partner Supply Chain Planning


Betafencehas selected OM Partners to implement OMP Plus for Supply Chain Planning. Betafence will begin to use OMP Plus for Inventory Optimization and Forecasting in the European Operations. Betafence’s focus was to findan advanced planning tool to further optimize inventory levels while maintaining or improving service levels. As an additional benefit, OMP Plus facilitates a company-wide...

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Betafence acquisition of Hesco


LEEDS, England and GHENT, Belgium, 11 July 2016 Following the announcement made March 2016, Betafence, the global perimeter security specialist, has received approval to complete the acquisition of Hesco, a leader and innovator in the design and manufacture of rapidly deployable barrier systems. The acquisition was closed Thursday 7th July 2016 has obtained regulatory approval from the...

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Betafence has been recertified with ISO 9001


Betafence has been recertified with ISO 9001 Bureau Veritas Certification certifies that the Management System of Betafence has been audited and found to be by the requirements of the management system standards detailed in the according pdf.

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Betafence announces Hesco aquisition

Leeds, United Kingdom and Gent, Belgium 3rd March 2016 BETAFENCE ACCELERATES INTERNATIONAL GROWTH STRATEGY WITH ACQUISITION OF HESCO Betafence, the global perimeter security specialist, announces the acquisition of Hesco, a leader and innovator in the design and manufacture of rapidly deployable barrier systems. This acquisition underpins an acceleration of Betafence’s high-security...

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Betafence is awarded UVDB


Betafence is registered as a supplier on UVDB Betafence, the worldwide leader in the market of comprehensive solutions for high-security perimeter protection, is registered as a supplier on UVDB for products & services which includes: 2.2.10 Security Consultancy 2.9.8 Fencing Services 2.9.11 Security Equipment Installation & Maintenance This successful registration...

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Statoil in Norway

Betafence was awarded the perimeter security upgrade contract at Statoil Betafence, the worldwide leader in the market for comprehensive solutions for high-security perimeter protection, was awarded the perimeter security upgrade contract at Mongstad, Statoil’s largest oil refinery in Norway. Betafence was awarded the contract following a successful tender and an extensive Health, Safety,...

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2015 MIPS - Moscow International fair


►Visit Betafence at Hall B, Stand B325 MIPSisthe largestin number andmost representativeinternationalspecialised exhibition ofsecurity in Russia andthe CIS countries. The exhibitionpresents a wide spectrumof products and servicesforcomprehensive securityin all spheres of modern life.For foreigncompanies, MIPS is theoptimalplatform for thepresenting newproducts, technologies and...

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Gibraltar US Anti-ram crash products


WORLDWIDE LEADER IN PERIMETER SECURITY SOLUTIONS STRENGTHENS PORTFOLIO Betafence, the worldwide leader in the market of comprehensive solutions for high-security perimeter protection, has announced that it has acquired the intellectual property rights to cable-based anti-ram crash fences, barriers, and gates from Gibraltar US, a leader in the crash barrier products and systems. This...

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Nordic Oil & Gas industry


Betafence, the worldwide leader in the market for comprehensive solutions for high-security perimeter protection, has successfully registered as a pre-qualified supplier on the Achilles Joint Qualification System (JQS). This successful registration pre-qualifies Betafence as a service provider to purchasing executives of Oil & Gas organisations in the Nordic region. “We trust that...

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IFSEC and OSH Arabia


Betafence, the world leader in perimeter security solutions, recently exhibited at IFSEC and OSH Arabia held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The exhibition was an ideal opportunity for new and existing clients to not only meet our Middle Eastern team but also experience the range of solutions Betafence offer. One of the highlights of the show was a visit to the Betafence stand by the Belgian Consul...

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Worldwide high security solutions

New logo Secure Usa 2017

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Betafence has obtained the AEO certificate F.


Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, security is high on the international agenda. For the European Union, it formed the signal to create the AEO-certificate. Companies within the supply chain who fulfil certain criteria are considered reliable with regards to customs transactions. What is AEO? The AEO-status (Authorized EconomicOperator) is awarded to companies who have a...

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Betafence supplies gates to the world

A Betafence gate system more than 200 m long protects the jetty near the newly opened concert hall in the Port of Stavanger (Norway). The space-saving gates can easily handle larger passenger numbers going to and from arriving and departing cruise ships and liners. The fences and gates feature a special design based on the Barofor product line, with solid cross bracing and a special coating to...

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TANGER MED harbour Morocco


The construction of the harbour of Tanger Med started in 2003. The harbour began its activity in 2007 and in 2016 the total capacity will come in 8 million containers. Since the beginning, Betafence has been chosen as a partner for all fences in and around the harbour. The experience gained with big fencing projects in infrastructure was a major advantage for Betafence. The quality of the...

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Buddh International Race Circuit, India


Dubai, 15 June 2011: Betafence has again proved its position as world leader in fencing solutions when it was awarded the fence and access control supply contract to India’s first Formula 1 GP race set for October 30 at the newly named Buddh International Race Circuit. The track, with a total seating capacity for 100 000 to 120 000 spectators, is currently being built approximately 50 km...

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Betafence on YouTube!


User-friendliness is one of the great advantages of Betafence fencing systems. Betafence is enhancing this reputation now even more by developing a number of assembly instruction videos that make installing its fencing even easier. With footage of assembly instructions and step by step guidance. View the videos now onYouTube. Example If you are about to install a Betafence fencing system...

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Betafence introduces SOUNDBLOCK

Noise pollution. Anyone who has lived near busy roads or railway lines can tell you all about it. A sound barrier can be a solution, but it’s not exactly picturesque. The brand new Soundblock® gabion from Betafence offers both: effective soundproofing that also complements the natural aesthetics of any landscape. Silent force Soundblock® is the patented soundproofing gabion from...

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‘Securing What Matters’


The kick-off of the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa is drawing near. The organisers are currently finalising work on the stadiums and the supporting infrastructure, ready to welcome the teams, their entourage and the many thousands of football supporters. Betafence is also present at the world football championship. The market leader in fencing, access control and detection systems...

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Betafence Proud Partner to Green Point Stadium


“Securing What Matters”, the Betafence tagline that says it all and Green Point Stadium as one of South Africa’s most prestigious projects to date, certainly matters. The significant amount of references Betafence has in the area of supplying major developments, both locally and internationally, played an important role in the awarding of this prestigious contract. Betafence SA has been...

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Abu Dhabi Formula 1 racetrack

The significant amount of references Betafence has in the supply of outdoor perimeter security solutions to major key developments, both locally and internationally, played an important part in the awarding of this prestigious contract. Betafence supplied several perimeter fence projects for F1 race tracks such as Singapore, and in particular, drew on the expertise and experience learnt...

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American Payne Fence


Betafence confirms its growth by acquiring a majority share in the American Payne Fence. Worldwide Belgium based market leader and American leader benefit from their complementarities and unite in a joint venture. Betafence, the worldwide leader in the market of comprehensive protection solutions for both residential and business or public locations, andPayne Fence, the leading U.S....

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