Terror alerts in Middle East have boosted business says AGT

The growing threat of international terrorism and instability across parts of the Middle East has caused major global corporations to step up their protection of personnel and infrastructure, according to a London based secure glazing specialist.

A spike in demand for its building protection services has been reported by Advanced Glass Technology (AGT), which has seen its overseas order book doubled in the last month with enquiries from the Middle East and many parts of Africa.Since launching its first international operation during 2013 in Irbil, the Kurdistan capital of Iraq, AGT has carried out installation projects for a number of major oil companies and other multi-national corporations. These have included the fitment of protective window films, anchoring systems, ballistic-proof doors and walling, panic rooms within office buildings and residential complexes.

Due to the number of rapidly developing infrastructure projects in Irbil, the region is now the London-based company’s biggest market and further growth is predicted for 2015. As well as the private sector, AGT is working with embassies and Non-Governmental Organisations.

Martin Westney, Managing Director, AGT, said:

“The KRI is the fastest growing region of Iraq with billions of dollars of inward investment being made to support infrastructure and construction. A fundamental part of new building planning is the safety and protection of people both at work and at home, so our expertise in risk mitigation and injury prevention is increasingly being called upon by multi-national companies as well as Iraqi organisations.”

In the UK, commercial property managers and tenants are increasingly turning to glass-filming for aesthetic reasons, in addition to its energy conservation and protective benefits, as Martin Westney explains:

“The office environment has a direct correlation with the comfort and performance of the people working in it. The application of creative interior manifestation film for ensuring the privacy of meeting rooms and other decorative purposes, allows businesses to transform the appeal of the workplace for only a modest investment. An attractive office is more likely to generate more productivity.”

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Notes to Editors: Established in 2009, Advanced Glass Technology the UK’s foremost installer of BSEN and GSA-approved anti-shatter security film, operating in the Middle East. In addition to its operation in Iraq, AGT has carried out numerous installations in Jordan, Nigeria, Mauritania and Syria on behalf of the United Nations and other Government embassies.

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