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Dec 2014

Eurostar Chooses Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd in Trial of Security Equipment Upgrade

Eurostar joins all of London Airports in the adoption of Mach-Secure Products to increase efficiency & security through their terminals.More...

June 2014

Mach-SmartLane® at the ready as Heathrow's New Terminal 2 opens for passengers

MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd are delighted Heathrow Airport have selected the innovative Mach-Secure® suite of products .More...

Mach-SmartLane Heathrow T2

May 2014

MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd launch the new Mach-SmartARCS (Airport Regulatory Compliance System) product with live Government approved trials being undertaken at Manchester Airport.

The product launch follows an extensive five man year development programme involving in-depth dialogue with the Government Department for Transport, as well as Airport security Compliance Directors, Security Management and Staff at all of the major UK Airports.
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May 2014

MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd awarded 24x7x365 support contract for Doha International Airport Arrivals Baggage Handling Conveyor System.

MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd awarded the continued 24x7x365 contract for Doha International Airport Arrivals Baggage Handling Conveyor System.
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Apr 2014

MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd are awarded a 3 year SAC support contract for Birmingham Airport

MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the 3 year support contract for the Sort Allocation Computer System (SAC) at Birmingham Airport.
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Dec 2013

SmartAccess welcomes first passengers into new security search area as part of £80million terminal transformation at Stansted Airport.

Stansted Airport’s £80million terminal transformation project reached its latest milestone when the first section of the new security search area opened to passengers.

20 self-service smart access gates will scan boarding cards before passengers enter the new security screening area as part of the airport’s drive to improve the passenger experience.
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Apr 2013
Mach-SmartAccess takes off at Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport introduce Mach-SmartAccess® as part of its drive to improve the passenger experience. Passengers departing from London Stansted will now use state-of-the-art smart technology before they enter the security screening area as part of the airport’s drive to improve the passenger experience.More...

SmartAccess Stansted
Mar 2013
Houses of parliament recognise Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd

First the United Nations and now the Houses of Parliament recognise the MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd Mach-Secure product range as the equipment of choice when it comes to protecting the Nation's law makers. More...

Mar 2013
Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd establish South East Asia Subsidiary Company

Due to the continued success experienced in South East Asia with many of its long standing blue chip clients, Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd has established a subsidiary Company in Singapore. More...

Sept 2012
Gatwick Airport receive award for Best Immigration and Service Experience with the help of the Mach-Secure family of products...  

Gatwick Airport recognised for their outstanding efforts to improve the passenger experience at the 2nd Future Travel Experience Awards, which were presented at the Future Travel Experience 2012 Gala Evening in Vancouver. More...

GAL Award
May 2012
Glasgow Airport a member of the BAA Group selects the Mach-SmartAccess Solution for automated boarding pass control..  

Glasgow Airport a member of the BAA Group following a period of extensive trials has selected the Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd Mach-SmartAccess gates for automated boarding pass access. More...

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January 2012
MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd Announces the launch of Mach-SmartTutorial into the Mach-Secure Family of Products.  

Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd and Quadratica UK Ltd have entered into an International partnership agreement after developing the world’s first on-line security training product for X-Ray screening.More...

July 2011

MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd Awarded Five Year Framework Agreement Contract from Bucharest Airport for Sort Allocation Computer System Operations Contract  

Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd has been awarded a prestigious five year framework contract to operate and maintain the ‘Sort Allocation Computer System’ for Bucharest Otopeni Airport. The contract award follows on from a number of successful baggage handling contracts undertaken by Macdonald Humfrey (Automaton) Ltd at Bucharest Otopeni Airport over the last six years More...
June 2011
MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd Incorporates the functionally rich Mach-BRS (‘Baggage Reconciliation System’) into the Mach-Secure Family of Products.  
Following on from the successful implementation of the Mach-BRS solution within international Airports, MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd have now enhanced the product to sit seamlessly within the Mach-Secure Product family. More...
April 2011
Bucharest Airport Trials the Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd Mach-SmartAccess Automated Boarding Pass Solution
Bucharest Airport has become the latest Airport to undertake trials from the Mach-Secure Product Range. More...
April 2011
Jaguar Landrover Award Exmac Automation Ltd & Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd major multi-million pound project to introduce the new Landrover into Solihull.  
Jaguar Landrover awards Exmac Automation Ltd the sister company of MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd a major contract to install new vehicle production lines into the Landrover Solihull plant. MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd will undertake all of the controls and systems integration for the new facility with Exmac Automation undertaking the complete mechanical handling design and manufacture of the material handling equipment. More...
April 2011
BP Awards MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd 24 Hour Technical Emergency Support Contract  
BP has awarded Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd a 24 hour emergency technical support contract to support the Bio-Ethanol E&I Installations at three major BP plants in the UK. More...
April 2011
Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd Awarded Mach-SmartLane Project for Southend Airport 
Southend Airport has embarked on a major upgrade programme to their outbound security facility.
Market evaluations have resulted in the selection of products from the MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd Mach-Secure range of products. More...
March 2011
London Luton Airport Goes Smart awarding Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd a major new contract
London Luton Airport has embarked on a major upgrade programme to their outbound security facility. Part of this programme involved extensive trials of the Mach-SmartLane automated tray return system alongside the Mach-SmartView system reporting to the Mach-SEMS (Security Efficiency Management System). The proven efficiencies gained from the introduction of the products resulted in London Luton Airport awarding MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd a contract to install ten systems. More...
March 2011
Birmingham Airport adds to their family of Mach-Secure products with the introduction of the Mach-SmartAccess Automated Boarding Pass Gates for their new Outbound Security Complex
Birmingham Airport adopts the new Mach-SmartAccess automated boarding pass gates for their new and impressive Central Search facility. More...
March 2011
BAE Systems award Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd prestigious New facility Simultaneous Engineering Contract.    
BAE Systems have awarded Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd a prestigious simultaneous engineering contract to design a complete mechanical handling facility for a new factory being built at one of the BAE advanced plants.  More...
February 2011
Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd awarded contract to replace and upgrade Jersey Airport existing Baggage handling control systems  
MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd who currently undertake the operations and maintenance contract associated with the existing DCV baggage handling systems at Jersey Airport, have been awarded the contract to replace the complete controls and automation. More..
February 2011
Gatwick Airport selects the Mach-Secure range of Products for their new Outbound Security Complex.

Gatwick Airport following extensive trials against International Competition has selected the new Mach-SmartLane solution along with Mach-SmartView and the latest Mach-SmartAccess automated boarding pass gates as part of their major new outbound security facility.More...

January 2011
United Nations Offices in Vienna adopt the Mach-SmartLane solution to secure their headquarters.
Rapiscan Technologies have installed the new Mach-SmartLane solution into the United Nations building in Vienna as part of a security facility upgrade programme for the organisation.More...
January 2011
London City Airport selects the Mach-Secure range of Products for their new Outbound Security Complex.
London City Airport has joined an ever growing list of UK Airports to select the new Mach-SmartLane solution along with Mach-SmartView and the latest Mach-SmartAccess automated boarding pass gates. More...
September 2010
MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd Launch New mach-secure Airport Security Product
Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd following on from the extremely successful deployment of Mach-SmartLane, Mach-SmartView and Mach-SmartGate products at a number of International Airports have now added the Mach-Smart Access Gate to the mach-secure Family of Airport Security Products. More...  Boarding Card Reader

June 2010
MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd awarded Major Automation Project for the new Rolls Royce manufacturing Plant in Singapore..

Following on from the successful completion of an Automated Aircraft engine Assembly line project at the Rolls Royce Derby plant, Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd via its subsidiary company Exmac Automation Ltd has been awarded the full turn key systems integration contract for phase two of the project which is to take place at the new Rolls Royce Manufacturing facility in Singapore. More...

June 2010
Liverpool John Lennon Airport selects the new and innovative Mach-SmartLane solution for their new outbound security facilities.

Liverpools John Lennon Airport part of the major Peel Airports Group has selected the new

Mach-SmartLane solution for the automation and streamlining of their out bound security screening hall. The new facility will consist of six Mach-SmartLane Systems . More...

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June 2010
Bournemouth Airport selects the new and innovative Mach-SmartLane solution for their new outbound security facilities.

Bournemouth Airport has selected the new Mach-SmartLane solution for the automation and streamlining of their out bound security screening hall.  More...

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June 2010
Birmingham International Airport Order further Mach-SmartLanes following on from the major success experienced in their recent trials of the product.  

Birmingham International Airport following on from their successful trial evaluation of the Mach-SmartLane product has ordered further Mach-SmartLanes to ensure customer satisfaction is maintained throughout the Summer period.
 

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These additional lanes are in advance of the introduction of a new centralised outbound security facility that Birmingham International Airport is currently developing as part of their ongoing commitment to their customers. .More...   
April 2010
Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd Announce the purchase of all plant, Assets and the Intellectual Property of Excel Automation Ltd as well as securing all of the key senior management and design team.  
MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd have acted swiftly to protect the interests of both Exmac Automation Ltd and Excel Automation Ltd clients following on from the recent move into receivership of Excel Automation Ltd. More...  Automated Warehouse

February 2010
LSG Sky Chefs Catering Services Group Awards Warehouse Management System Upgrade Project.  

LSG Sky Chefs Brahim, one of Asia’s leading providers of airline catering services at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, has chosen the partnership group of ASS Pte Ltd & MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd, following an open tender exercise, to upgrade the existing LSGB In flight Catering Centre Warehouse Management System (WMS).More...    

February 2010

MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd awarded project for Doha International Airport New Arrivals Baggage Handling Conveyor System.  

Following on from the very successful control and systems integration of the new departures baggage handling extension project at Bucharest International Airport, Mechanical Handling Systems of Italy have further awarded MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd the complete control systems integration project at Doha International Airport for the new arrivals system. More...

January 2010

Mach-SmartGate® launch enhances mach-secure® Checkpoint product range

Further to the development and successful on site trials, MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd. announce the launch of the Mach-SmartGate® to enhance their mach-secure® Checkpoint product range.
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Mach-SmartGate® automatically routes passengers through Checkpoint AMD’s and/or Full Body Scanners in an orderly and controlled manner, optimising passenger throughputs and security personnel resources. More...

September 2009

Abu Dhabi Airport selects the new Mach-SmartLane solution

Abu Dhabi Airport has selected the new Mach-SmartLane solution for the automation and streamlining of their out bound security screening.... more