[SDM Magazine – 12/1/20] Suprema, a global provider of access control and biometrics, is expanding its presence in North America with a new partnership that include wholesale distributors such as ADI, Anixter, Wesco and integration partners. The demand for Suprema touchless biometrics solutions is being driven by organizations, companies and government entities looking to get back to work during the COVID-19 pandemic while protecting the health of people entering their facilities.
“The demand for touchless biometrics for access control and workforce management applications has risen dramatically in recent months as a result of the pandemic and the need to limit myriad health risks and liabilities related to COVID19,” said Bob Carrino, sales director at Suprema America. “This has changed the landscape for access control and workforce management moving forward, as COVID-19 has been a wake-up call that infectious germs and viruses can strike from anywhere at any time, necessitating the need to implement new preventive measures.”
Suprema has continued to make inroads in the professional security market in the Americas by leveraging the company’s success in the Asian, Middle Eastern and European global markets. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated Suprema’s expansion in the Americas with the addition of several new distribution, reseller and integration partners.
Suprema America distribution partners now include: Accu-tech; ADI and Anixter (throughout the United States); B&H photo; Brooklyn Low Voltage Supply; Digital Watchguard; DSG; Eyes of the World; Low Voltage Direct; PAM Distribution of Texax; PSA Network; SES; SMC Distribution; Silmar and Wesco.
System integration partners in the Americas now include All Star Electronics; Alltech Security; Archon Tech Strategies; Dynasty Protection and JCI.
“As our expansion in the Americas continues to quickly accelerate due to heightened demand for our innovative biometrics solutions, and we are very conscious of exercising controlled growth with select partners to ensure Suprema America provides each and every one of them with the highest levels of support,” Carrino said.