Boon Edam appoints Patrick Nora as President and Managing Director

June 13, 2023
Internal merger creates a unified team in security entrance solutions to promote enhanced efficiency and pperations

Raleigh, N.C. – June 13, 2023 – Boon Edam Inc., a world-leading manufacturer of secured entry solutions, and Boon Edam Manufacturing, the former manufacturing division of Boon Edam Inc., are now one organization following an internal merger that sees Patrick Nora named President and Managing Director of the newly unified Boon Edam Inc. "This strategic combination enables the company to offer improved operational efficiencies, streamlined communications, and increased market presence, solidifying its position as a global leader in the industry" stated Nora.

"It is the continued strength, resources, and commitment to innovation of Boon Edam that positions us for accelerated growth as we remain dedicated to delivering cutting-edge security entrance solutions and exceptional customer experiences,” said Frank Mackenzie, Chief Commercial Officer, Royal Boon Edam. “We are thrilled to welcome Patrick Nora as the new President and Managing Director where his proven track record and leadership skills will undoubtedly carry Boon Edam Inc. into the future.

Under the new merger, Boon Edam Inc. leverages the combined expertise, resources, and innovative technologies of its predecessor factions. Customers and partners can expect a seamless transition, benefiting from improved efficiency and performance across the enterprise. The merger positions Boon Edam Inc. for continued success in an evolving security landscape.

Nora, the former Director of Boon Edam Manufacturing, brings with him a passion for driving operational excellence and delivering exceptional results within the Boon Edam organization. Nora first joined Boon Edam in 2018 as the Operations Manager where he focused on improving safety, quality, and productivity results through lean manufacturing systems and continuous improvement efforts. Prior to joining Boon Edam, he has enjoyed a long career in manufacturing organizations, including Loranger Manufacturing Corp. and Boeing, where he gained extensive experience in quality assurance, production management, and multi-site product modification management.  Nora also brings over a decade of experience as a managerial consultant, helping businesses from a broad spectrum of industries succeed in competitive industry performance, facility construction, commissioning, start-up, international expansion, and mergers.

“I am honored to lead Boon Edam Inc. as we embark on this exciting new journey together,” said Patrick Nora, President and Managing Director, of Boon Edam Inc. “I look forward to further developing the organization to better serve the needs of our customers and stakeholders.”

Nora succeeds Valerie Currin, who has played a vital role in Boon Edam Inc.'s growth and success over the years. The company extends its heartfelt gratitude to Valerie for her outstanding contributions and wishes her the very best in her future endeavors.

About Royal Boon Edam

Royal Boon Edam is a privately held Dutch family-owned business that has continued to evolve over the company’s 150-year history to become a world leader in security and architectural entrance solutions. As we continue to pioneer new and innovative technologies and products, our company remains committed to making people feel welcome and secure through quality engineered solutions manufactured to the highest standards for performance, reliability and durability. Headquartered in the Netherlands, with a global footprint that spans the globe, Royal Boon Edam International is a premium manufacturer of secured entry solutions ranging from interlocking mantrap portals to optical turnstiles, full height turnstiles, security revolving doors, and more for the most demanding commercial and industrial applications. Our focus on delivering added value to our customers extends beyond traditional sales cycles to include world-class service and maintenance support services. Discover more about us by visiting and following us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.