CDV Americas Purchases Centaur Access Control Product Line

Montreal — CDV Americas is pleased to announce the purchase of Centaur, a complete line of access control products with a broad range of software designed for large commercial, industrial and governmental applications. Centaur was formerly owned by Paradox Security Systems, a well known Canadian manufacturer located near Montreal.

“We were looking to add a reliable product line complying to American standards and needs to our existing products and feel confident that Centaur access control is the best choice,” said RenĂ© Mallandain, CDV Americas’ president. “We will continue to support Centaur’s existing clientele and look forward to extending the line with new innovative products.”

Centaur’s multi-controller support, expansion modules, scaleable software and add-on software and hardware provide users with the tools required to conquer any access control challenge. Whether the installation is a single-door application or large-scale system with elevator control and employee time and attendance, Centaur is an easy and cost effective solution.

“We have over 20 years experience in access control, with a strong focus in Europe,” said Mr. Mallandain. “We are looking forward to bringing our know-how to a North American market with this product line which is already so well established.”

CDV Americas is a division of CDV Group, the largest European manufacturer of access control systems and security products, established in 1985. CDV Group and CDV Americas are committed to providing their clients with quality customer service, innovative security and access control products and competitive prices.

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