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DATATAG AT THE 2014 CYCLE SHOW

DATATAG AT THE 2014 CYCLE SHOW

With over 500,000 stolen each year, bicycle theft is a big issue. And it's only getting worse according to the Police and security experts Datatag. So what can cyclists do to protect themselves? Read More

THWARTING THE THIEVES

THWARTING THE THIEVES

You've got to hand it to the industry for its drive to tackle bike theft. The MCIA reported recently that the simple tagging of new motorcycles by 11 of the main manufacturers had brought about a marked reduction in the number of stolen machines. "Tagged bikes four times less likely to be stolen", the headline read in the May issue of BDN. Read More

HERTZ PARTNERS WITH DATATAG TO PROVIDE ENHANCED VEHICLE SECURITY

HERTZ PARTNERS WITH DATATAG TO PROVIDE ENHANCED VEHICLE SECURITY

Hertz has enlisted the help of security marking specialists and market leaders Datatag in a pilot project to add additional layers of protection to their Hertz Italy vehicle fleet in a move to prevent theft. Read More

DATATAG IS A PARTNER OF THE MTB SERIES BIKE FOR LIFE

DATATAG IS A PARTNER OF THE MTB SERIES BIKE FOR LIFE

We joined with the most popular and biggest MTB series Bike for life. This unique series has been offering races for all age categories all over the country for 14 years. Every year, more than 20.000 active cyclists participate it and can compete with the best Czech bikers as well as friend or colleagues. Read More

SUZUKI ANNOUNCE DATATAG SCHEME FOR USED MACHINES

SUZUKI ANNOUNCE DATATAG SCHEME FOR USED MACHINES

Following the resounding success of the industry-backed Master Security Scheme in association with Datatag, Suzuki GB has announced the launch of its own Datatag scheme for used Suzuki models too. Read More

road.cc REVIEW THE DATATAG UV STEALTH PRO CYCLE SYSTEM

road.cc REVIEW THE DATATAG UV STEALTH PRO CYCLE SYSTEM

DataTag is pretty much the last line of defence when it comes to protecting your bike from thieving scum and with this Stealth Pro kit you can code your components as well as the frame. It certainly makes it a sensible investment for expensive bikes which tend to get broken up into parts before being sold on. Read More

LAND-BASED BUSINESSES BENEFIT FROM NEW SECURITY PRODUCT

LAND-BASED BUSINESSES BENEFIT FROM NEW SECURITY PRODUCT

A unique 'fingerprint', which is impossible for thieves to remove, has been freely applied to the tools and equipment of the area's land-based businesses at an event organised by the Sussex and Surrey Coppice Group and hosted by the High Weald Partnership. Read More

PLANT COURSE A SUCCESS AS MACHINERY IS RECOVERED

PLANT COURSE A SUCCESS AS MACHINERY IS RECOVERED

Machinery theft has been a problem for a number of years costing plant owners and insurers millions of pounds each year, but thanks to CESAR, a proven deterrent against theft and an invaluable aid in recovery equipment theft has fallen by 46% in the UK in the last 3 years. Read More

UCI MOUNTAIN BIKE MARATHON SERIES

UCI MOUNTAIN BIKE MARATHON SERIES

The recent UCI Mountain Bike Marathon Series held in the Lusatian Mountains in the Czech Republic saw some tense battles during the 100km ride and a dramatic finish. Read More

CESAR HITS 150,000 REGISTRATIONS WITH CAT AT HILLHEAD

CESAR HITS 150,000 REGISTRATIONS WITH CAT AT HILLHEAD

The 150,000th machine to be fitted with CESAR security and registration was revealed on the opening day of Hillhead 2014 on the Finning stand. The 150,000th CESAR system was fitted to a truly unique Caterpillar® machine, the modified Cat D6N 'Rover', fresh from the Coldest Journey in Antarctica. The world's greatest living explorer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, revealed the machine with its CESAR plate in front of a large crowd gathered on the Finning stand. Read More

STIHL INITIATIVE AT WOODLAND ENTERPRISE

STIHL INITIATIVE AT WOODLAND ENTERPRISE

Woodland Enterprise took part part in an important new initiative, kicked-off by leading manufacturer Stihl, to tackle rural crime. Datatag ID Limited, the power behind the official equipment security scheme CESAR, officially launched a new security and registration scheme for outdoor power tools in conjunction with Stihl. Police officers, the forestry commissioner Mathew Woodcock, Wildlife and national trust members were all in attendance of this important event. The new innovative system gives each piece of equipment a unique and permanent identity using Datatag security technology to protect power tools. Read More

THE OFFICIAL CESAR SCHEME HEADS TO CEREALS 2014

THE OFFICIAL CESAR SCHEME HEADS TO CEREALS 2014

Datatag ID Limited, the power behind the official CESAR scheme, will be exhibiting at the Cereals show for the sixth time in June 2014. CEREALS, which is being held in Cambridgeshire is one of the largest arable events of the year. Cereals will be showcasing farm equipment and agricultural services over the two days with more than 500 exhibitors showcasing their latest offerings. Read More

BATRIBIKE LAUNCHES NEW TRIKE WITH DATATAG FITTED AS STANDARD

BATRIBIKE LAUNCHES NEW TRIKE WITH DATATAG FITTED AS STANDARD

Batribike have added a second electric trike to their range. The Trike-R is a rigid (R) version of the existing tilting Trike. A wider rear wheelbase maintains stability. The frame is painted in a gloss white and it has the same baskets/carrying capacity as the tilting version. Read More

DATATAG - THE POWER BEHIND THE AMCA CHAMPIONSHIPS

DATATAG - THE POWER BEHIND THE AMCA CHAMPIONSHIPS

This year Datatag have joined forces with the AMCA to support the 2014 MX1 and MX2 Championships which will be known as AMCA MX1 and MX2 Championships...powered by Datatag. Read More

DATATAG PROTECTS STIHL DEALER PREMISES AND STIHL PRODUCTS

DATATAG PROTECTS STIHL DEALER PREMISES AND STIHL PRODUCTS

Datatag ID Limited, the leader in security marking and registration, has launched a new scheme in conjunction with Stihl, the manufacturer of power tools for professional forestry, agriculture, and garden and landscape maintenance, and Thames Valley Police to protect retail premises and Stihl products with their owners. Read More

INDUSTRY MASTER SCHEME REPORTS AMAZING THEFT REDUCTION RESULTS

INDUSTRY MASTER SCHEME REPORTS AMAZING THEFT REDUCTION RESULTS

The Industry MASTER Security Scheme, launched in January last year by the Motorcycle Industry Association and supported by the Police and many of the top brands in the UK, recently announced some impressive theft reduction figures that show clearly how effective the Scheme has already become in the fight against theft. Read More

RACING LEGEND PADDY HOPKIRK CHOOSES DATATAG

RACING LEGEND PADDY HOPKIRK CHOOSES DATATAG

Paddy Hopkirk, one of the greatest British rally drivers of all time, made his name at the 1964 Monte-Carlo rally. Here, with co-driver Henry Liddon by his side, he took overall victory in the race thereby sealing his name into history. Read More

DATATAG LAUNCH SECURITY SYSTEM FOR SURVEYING EQUIPMENT

DATATAG LAUNCH SECURITY SYSTEM FOR SURVEYING EQUIPMENT

Datatag ID Limited, a leading provider of equipment security and registration services, has launched a security system for sophisticated and expensive surveying equipment. The launch took place at the Survey Association’s AGM. (Lowry Centre, Manchester, April 2nd). The new systems provide both overt warnings and covert markings, supported by on-line registration. Datatag security systems act as a powerful deterrent against theft and an invaluable aid in recovery. Read More

DATATAG EXTREME QUALIFYING RETURNS TO MCE BSB CHAMPIONSHIP

DATATAG EXTREME QUALIFYING RETURNS TO MCE BSB CHAMPIONSHIP

For the third year running Datatag will continue its' partnership with MSV sponsoring the Datatag Extreme Qualifying, one of the most exciting features of the thrill packed weekends which make up the MCE British Superbike Championship. The three stage knockout qualifying sessions decide the starting grid for the first MCE BSB race at each round and spectators and viewers alike will witness the weekends fastest laps during the pole position shootout as all of the Datatag Extreme Qualifying sessions will be broadcast live on British Eurosport. Read More

DISCOVER AGCO-NEC BIRMINGHAM FEBRUARY 25-27

DISCOVER AGCO - NEC BIRMINGHAM FEBRUARY 25-27

Datatag and the official equipment security scheme CESAR were part of a select group of suppliers to join AGCO at the NEC for the 3 day 'Discover AGCO’ exhibition. Demonstrating their commitment to the farming industry, AGCO put on their biggest and best show yet at the NEC in Birmingham, UK. Read More

NORTH WALES POLICE TURN TO DATATAG FOR THEIR OWN PROTECTION

NORTH WALES POLICE TURN TO DATATAG FOR THEIR OWN PROTECTION

Police Community Support Officers (PCSO) undertake a vital function in support of their local communities and those North Wales have recently been equipped with mountain bikes to help them get around their local areas. Read More

DATATAG SUPPORTS KTM road-and-trail.com PRO CYCLING TEAM

DATATAG SUPPORTS KTM road-and-trail.com PRO CYCLING TEAM

Datatag, market leaders in security marketing technologies, have signed a deal to support the KTM road-and-trail.com Pro Cycling Team for the 2014 season. Read More

BATRIBIKE TO FIT DATATAG AS STANDARD TO RANGE

BATRIBIKE TO FIT DATATAG AS STANDARD TO RANGE

With the increase in cycle theft over the recent past, Batribike have chosen to ensure their machines don’t fall victim by fitting a Datatag UV "Stealth" PRO Cycle System to all bikes in their range. Read More

HFLI DISTRIBUTION TO FIT DATATAG CYCLE SYSTEMS IN THE FIGHT TO BEAT CRIME

FLI DISTRIBUTION TO FIT DATATAG CYCLE SYSTEMS IN THE FIGHT TO BEAT CRIME

KTM cycle distributors, FLi Distribution, have taken the decision to help customers protect themselves from theft by offering as standard a Datatag stealth UV PRO system on all machines with an RRP of £2000 or more. Read More

VELOSURE TO OFFER 10% INSURANCE PREMIUM DISCOUNT WITH DATATAG

VELOSURE TO OFFER 10% INSURANCE PREMIUM DISCOUNT WITH DATATAG

Velosure Cycle Insurance, one of the country's leading suppliers of high end cycle insurance has announced an additional benefit for its customers – a 10% discount. Read More

HANIX ADOPT CESAR

HANIX ADOPT CESAR

Hanix announced on the opening day of EHS 2014 that is had adopted CESAR equipment security and registration for its mini-excavators. It's machines at EHS featured the now familiar triangular registration plate. Read More

EHS ANNOUNCEMENT-HANIX ADOPT CESAR

EHS ANNOUNCEMENT-HANIX ADOPT CESAR

Hanix is the latest construction equipment manufacturer to adopt CESAR, the world's most successful equipment security scheme for its range of mini-excavators. Read More

CESAR ITALIAN CONQUEST, CAT DEALER CGT ADOPTS CESAR IN ITALY

CESAR's ITALIAN CONQUEST, CAT DEALER CGT ADOPTS CESAR IN ITALY

CESAR, the world's leading equipment security scheme, has made a major step forward in its plans for international expansion with the announcement that CGT (COMPAGNIA GENERALE TRATTORI S.p.a.), the exclusive Caterpillar dealer in Italy, will fit CESAR to Cat machines sold in Italy from January 2014. Read More

CESAR JOINS INTERPOL TO TACKLE VEHICLE CRIME

CESAR JOINS INTERPOL TO TACKLE VEHICLE CRIME

Experts from law enforcement and the private sector, including Britain’s Datatag, gathered at INTERPOL’s headquarters to discuss ways to effectively combat the growing problem of vehicle crime. The three-day INTERPOL Global Conference on Vehicle Crime brought together nearly 200 participants from 55 countries, 40 private entities and six international organizations to share expertise and best practices on preventing vehicle theft, recovering stolen vehicles and ensuring stolen vehicles are not used in other crimes. Read More

RURAL CRIMEBEAT

RURAL CRIMEBEAT

Are the police doing enough to tackle rural crime? Natalie Wallace reports on the innovative approach of Thames Valley Police. Thames Valley Police is taking rural crime very seriously, and to show its commitment to tackling the problem, it has launched a '100 days of action' initiative. Read More

NEW SERVICE PROVIDES EQUIPMENT PROVENANCE CHECK AT THE CLICK OF A MOUSE

NEW SERVICE PROVIDES EQUIPMENT PROVENANCE CHECK AT THE CLICK OF A MOUSE

Automotive-style equipment provenance checks are available from today thanks to a new on-line service launched by Datatag in conjunction with HPI, the pioneer and leader in vehicle history checks. The new CESAR branded provenance check provides a new level of assurance whenever a used construction or agricultural machine is bought or sold. Read More

DATATAG SET FOR HILLHEAD IN 2014

DATATAG SET FOR HILLHEAD IN 2014

Datatag ID Limited has announced that it will be exhibiting at Hillhead for the first time in 2014. Datatag is a leader in security marking technology and managing complex registration processes. Read More

DATATAG SET TO LAUNCH NEW CESAR PROVENANCE CHECK

DATATAG SET TO LAUNCH NEW CESAR PROVENANCE CHECK

Datatag, the power behind CESAR the official equipment security and registration scheme, has today announced the launch of a new provenance check service for construction and agricultural machines. The official launch will take place at JCB Rocester on Tuesday October 29th from 10.30 a.m. Read More

GAP SPECIFY CESAR FOR TEREX ORDER

GAP SPECIFY CESAR FOR TEREX ORDER

GAP Group, the UK's largest independent plant and tool hirer, has specified the fitment of CESAR security and registration on an order for an additional 170 site dumpers from Terex. Read More

CESAR AT TILLAGE LIVE 2013

CESAR AT TILLAGE LIVE 2013

The official equipment security and registration scheme, CESAR, will once again have a noticeable presence at Tillage Live. Read More

AMAZONE WIDEN CESAR PROTECTION

AMAZONE WIDEN CESAR PROTECTION

SALTEX 2013, the highlight of the groundcare events calendar, will see AMAZONE, the specialist for fertiliser spreaders, seed drills, powered and non-powered soil cultivation, precision air seeders and crop protection sprayers roll out CESAR security and registration across its range of groundcare machinery. Read More

CESAR-IT DAYS HAILED A SUCCESS BY THE POLICE

CESAR-IT DAYS HAILED A SUCCESS BY THE POLICE

Datatag Technician Tim Hollamby and his team are conducting a crusade against equipment theft in conjunction with Thames Valley, Dorset and Hampshire Police. Read More

THAMES VALLEY POLICE 100 DAYS OF ACTION - COUNTRY WATCH

THAMES VALLEY POLICE 100 DAYS OF ACTION - COUNTRY WATCH

Thames Valley Police are highlighting the work being done all year round to tackle rural crime. Read More

FORMER RACER PHIL ARMES TO MAKE AN EMOTIONAL RETURN TO THE MANX GRAND PRIX

FORMER RACER PHIL ARMES TO MAKE AN EMOTIONAL RETURN TO THE MANX GRAND PRIX

Former racer Phil Armes will make an emotional return to the Manx Grand Prix when he will ride in the Past Winner's Lap Parade. Phil's participation in this event would, in all other cases, probably go relatively unnoticed. However Phil is confined to a wheelchair after a racing incident saw him paralysed from the waist down in 1995. So for him and many who know him this is a special event. Read More

CESAR SET FOR HILLHEAD IN 2014

CESAR SET FOR HILLHEAD IN 2014

Datatag ID Limited has announced that it will be exhibiting at Hillhead for the first time in 2014. Datatag manages and supplies the technology for the official CESAR equipment security and registration scheme which is owned by the UK manufacturer's association the Construction Equipment Association (CEA). Read More

CRACKING DOWN ON RISING BOILER THEFTS

CRACKING DOWN ON RISING BOILER THEFTS

Cardiff Council is launching a new weapon in the fight against a rising crime that has the potential to put lives at risk. The theft of central heating boilers from vacant Council properties is a growing problem that poses serious dangers. Gas pipes are often left damaged by thieves who remove the equipment, leaving neighbours at risk until the crime is discovered. Properties are also left unsecured following the thefts. Read More

RENFREWSHIRE COUNCIL AND STRATHCLYDE POLICE TEAM UP TO TARGET BOILER THIEVES

RENFREWSHIRE COUNCIL AND STRATHCLYDE POLICE TEAM UP TO TARGET BOILER THIEVES

THIEVES who try to steal brand new boilers from empty council homes have been warned they could end up having their fingers burned by a new security system. Renfrewshire Council is using Datatag technology on all new heating systems being installed at local authority homes in the Paisley area as part of an ongoing council house upgrade. Read More

NEW INITIATIVE WILL LAND SALFORD'S BOILER THIEVES IN HOT WATER

NEW INITIATIVE WILL LAND SALFORD'S BOILER THIEVES IN HOT WATER

Thieves aiming to steal boilers in empty properties in Salford risk getting their fingers burnt, in a new sting operation.

City West has experienced a spate of boiler thefts from empty properties over the past two years. Read More

THAMES VALLEY POLICE BEGIN 100 DAYS OF ACTION TO TACKLE RURAL CRIME

THAMES VALLEY POLICE BEGIN 100 DAYS OF ACTION TO TACKLE RURAL CRIME

This year, Thames Valley Police will conduct 100 days of action to tackle rural crime. Each of the ten rural Local Policing Areas (LPAs) will hold 10 days (five in summer, five in winter), of intensive operational and crime prevention activity to tackle rural crime.... Read More

CESAR ADOPTED BY CHALLENGER AGRI (UK) LTD

CESAR ADOPTED BY CHALLENGER AGRI (UK) LTD

Challenger Agri has announced that it has teamed-up with Datatag to fit the CESAR equipment security and registration system as standard to all its machines for the UK market. The company's range of subsoilers and single pass cultivators are manufactured on a 5 acre site, near Hull, with in-house design, fabrication, parts manufacturing, assembly and painting. This enables Challenger Agri to produce quality machines at low cost with customer care to the forefront of the business.... Read More

DATATAG SECURITY TECHNOLOGY ENABLES HORSEBOX RECOVERY IN THE WEST MIDLANDS

DATATAG SECURITY TECHNOLOGY ENABLES HORSEBOX RECOVERY IN THE WEST MIDLANDS

A sharp eyed motorway police patrol officer and 'state of the art' Datatag security technology enabled the recovery of a stolen horsebox worth over £10,000. The Ifor Williams trailer was stolen, along with a Land Rover, from a farm in Staffordshire last November and recovered by police in the West Midlands in July.... Read More

LIVESTOCK EVENT 2013

CESAR AT LIVESTOCK EVENT 2013

The NEC, Birmingham hosts the opening day of the LIVESTOCK EVENT 2013 featuring the National Dairy and Charolais shows. CESAR, the only official equipment security scheme, has a stand in the main machinery hall alongside leading names, and CESAR registration users, JCB, John Deere and Caterpillar.... Read More

NEW DATATAG BTEC LEVEL 3 COURSE IN STOLEN PLANT AND MACHINERY

AITS/DATATAG BTEC LEVEL 3 COURSE IN STOLEN PLANT

The BTEC Level 3 award, launched in October 2012, covers the identification of stolen plant and machinery. This extremely popular course was held for the fifth time in June 2013 with delegates from The Metropolitan Police, Hampshire and Cheshire constabularies and the two day course equips police officers with the knowledge to tackle opportunistic and professional equipment theft.... Read More

CESAR SCHEME AND AMAZONE AT CEREALS 2013

CESAR SCHEME AND AMAZONE AT CEREALS 2013

The Datatag team had a busy opening day at CEREALS 2013 near Lincoln. As well as discussing the many benefits of the CESAR scheme with the numerous visitors to the CESAR stand Dave Luscombe found time to call on recent adopters Amazone...... Read More

KTM TO FIT INDUSTRY MASTER SECURITY SCHEME AND DATATAG TO SUPPORT CUSTOMERS IN FIGHT AGAINST CRIME

KTM TO FIT INDUSTRY MASTER SECURITY SCHEME AND DATATAG TO SUPPORT CUSTOMERS IN FIGHT AGAINST CRIME

Industry high flyers KTM, riding high on a wave of recent new model launches, have announced that they have joined the fight against crime and taken the step to protect their off road customers by signing up to the MASTER Security Scheme. KTM will fit all off road models in their range, including children's bikes, as standard from June 1st...... Read More

RURAL CRIME HITS HORSE WORLD

RURAL CRIME HITS 'HORSE WORLD'

It’s common knowledge that rural crime is on the increase and tack shops livery yards are on the ‘hit list’. Some of the most recent incidents, that include large hauls of horse tack, have been reported in the Northamptonshire area by the Horse Watch Alliance. Banburyshire farms and livery yards were deliberately targeted in a night of burglaries during which more than £100,000 worth of horse tack was stolen..... Read More

MOTORCYCLE THEFTS SPARK POLICE PLEA

MOTORCYCLE THEFTS SPARK POLICE PLEA

Police have urged motorcyclists to be on their guard after a series of thefts. Officers believe thieves are scouring the Hinckley Road area of Leicester and are loading motorcycles into a van. In some cases, bikes worth up to £5,000 have been taken from owners' back gardens. Others have been taken from the street..... Read More

POLICE AWARE WORKSHOP AT PLANTWORX

POLICE AWARE WORKSHOP AT PLANTWORX

Over 130 serving police officers attended the CESAR organised national police briefing on equipment theft held on the third day of the inaugural PLANTWORX. The delegates heard from a series of equipment security experts, current and former police officers..... Read More

BRITAIN'S NEW MOTORCYCLE RACING SUPERSTARS, LIVE AT PLANTWORX 2013

CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT SECURITY PATHFINDERS RECOGNISED BY THE INDUSTRY

The Construction Equipment Association (CEA), the organisation behind Plantworx and the only official equipment security scheme CESAR, organised a ‘Police Aware Workshop’ on the final day (May 16th) of the inaugural Plantworx exhibition..... Read More

BRITAIN'S NEW MOTORCYCLE RACING SUPERSTARS, LIVE AT PLANTWORX 2013

BRITAIN'S NEW MOTORCYCLE RACING SUPERSTARS, LIVE AT PLANTWORX 2013

World Class sports men are rare at the best of times, and certainly in recent years British motorcycle sport has had something of a talent hiatus.... Read More

DATATAG GRAB GOLD WITH SAVAGE SKILLS

DATATAG GRAB GOLD WITH SAVAGE SKILLS

Datatag the power behind CESAR, the official equipment security scheme, has lined up the UK's leading freestyle mountain bike stunt team Ben Savage and Savage Skills. Savage Skills pride themselves on being the most accomplished bike stunt show team in the UK.... Read More

DATATAG - THE LEADING SECURITY AND REGISTRATION PROVIDER ANNOUNCE CONTINUATION OF THEIR MCE BRITISH SUPERBIKE PARTNERSHIP

DATATAG - THE LEADING SECURITY AND REGISTRATION PROVIDER ANNOUNCE CONTINUATION OF THEIR MCE BRITISH SUPERBIKE PARTNERSHIP

Security marking and registration leaders Datatag, have agreed an extension of their official MCE British Superbike Championship partnership with series commercial right-holder, MotorSport Vision.... Read More

DUCATI TO FIT INDUSTRY MASTER SECURITY SCHEME IN FIGHT TO BEAT CRIME

DUCATI TO FIT INDUSTRY MASTER SECURITY SCHEME IN FIGHT TO BEAT CRIME

Iconic biking brand Ducati have announced that they are to fit the MASTER Security Scheme, as standard, to their machines from April 1st.  The scheme, which uses state of the art Datatag marking technology, was developed in close collaboration with the Metropolitan Police Stolen Vehicle Division.... Read More

HONDA ANNOUNCE FITMENT OF INDUSTRY MASTER SECURITY SCHEME TO HELP BEAT CRIME

HONDA ANNOUNCE FITMENT OF INDUSTRY MASTER SECURITY SCHEME TO HELP BEAT CRIME

Industry leaders Honda have announced that they have taken the step to protect their customers by signing up to fit the MASTER Security Scheme as standard to all machines from April 1st.  The security provided to customers as a result will ease their minds as the MASTER scheme uses state of the art Datatag marking technology and was developed in close collaboration with the Metropolitan Police Stolen Vehicle Division.... Read More

PLANTWORX SECURITY VILLAGE SHAPES UP

PLANTWORX SECURITY VILLAGE SHAPES UP

With less than 50 days to go before the inaugural PLANTWORX exhibitors in the Security Village are announcing their plans for the show.

Last week the winners of the CESAR and Datatag sponsored PLANTWORX Security Innovation awards were announced. The winners, Automatrics, will be exhibiting their mtrack Proactive, a self-powered vehicle tracking device at PLANTWORX. Managing Director of Automatrics, Richard Taylor, was presented with the security award by Datatag’s Vince Wise, a former police officer. Judge Mike Revell of utility contractor Clancy Docwra said at the ceremony, “This ticks all the boxes, it’s got everything.” The other judges were equally convinced of the mtrack Proactive’s merits and made it the unanimous winner.... Read More

STOLEN JCB

CESAR REGISTRATION IDENTIFIES STOLEN JCB IN POLAND

A stolen British JCB Telescopic Handler, found in Poland, was identified in minutes thanks to CESAR security and registration. The machine's original manufacturer's marks and VIN plate had been altered in an attempt to mask the machine's true identity but the thieves had left the distinctive triangular CESAR registration plates alone.... Read More

CORNES MINI DIGGER HIRE COMPANY

CESAR HELPS CORNES MINI DIGGER HIRE COMPANY

Cornes Mini Digger Hire, operating out of three centres in Crewe, Northwich and Holmes Chapel, run a range of compact construction equipment including mini-excavators, site-dumpers and trench compactors.... Read More

ZINGBIKES

ZINGBIKES TO FIT INDUSTRY MASTER SECURITY SCHEME HELPING PROTECT NEW OWNERS

Industry rising stars ZingBikes have taken the step to protect their customers by signing up to fit the MASTER Security Scheme as standard on all of their models.  The added security given as a result will bring peace of mind to ZingBikes customers as the MASTER scheme, having been developed in close collaboration with the Police, uses state of the art Datatag marking technology... Read More

CESAR EXHIBIT AT 30TH BAUMA

CESAR EXHIBIT AT 30TH BAUMA

CESAR is set to exhibit at the huge bauma 2013 construction equipment exhibition to promote the world's most successful equipment security and registration scheme in Europe. bauma is the world's largest and most important trade fair for the construction industry in Europe with a total of 555,000 square metres of exhibition space. Last held in 2010, the Munich exhibition runs from April 15-21 2013... Read More

YAMAHA

YAMAHA TO FIT INDUSTRY MASTER SECURITY SCHEME TO HELP PROTECT OWNERS FROM THEFT

Industry heavyweights Yamaha have announced that from December 2012 all new motorcycle models* will be fitted with the recently launched industry MASTER Security Scheme. The added protection provided will bring peace of mind to customers as the scheme, developed in close collaboration with the Police, uses marking technology to stop the trend of breaking bikes down into parts to rebuild and sell on... Read More

KAWASAKI

KAWASAKI FIT INDUSTRY STANDARD MASTER SECURITY SCHEME TO PROVIDE PEACE OF MIND TO OWNERS

Kawasaki has announced that from December 2012 their range of road going models have been fitted with the MASTER Security Scheme. The added protection provided will bring peace of mind to customers as the scheme, developed in close collaboration with the Police, uses marking technology to stop the trend of breaking bikes down into parts to rebuild and sell on. Research has shown that marking component parts in this way more than halves the risk of theft.. Read More

PLANTWORX

DATATAG & CESAR SPONSOR PLANTWORX INNOVATION AWARDS 2013

Datatag ID, the power behind the CESAR scheme initiative, has announced it will be one of the mains sponsors of this years PLANTWORX Innovation Awards for Security Innovation. Plant theft remains a big problem for the industry and this award recognises the most significant entry in terms of preventing a theft of a machine, attachment and equipment or for locating, retrieving and identifying stolen items. Read More

ZURICH

CESAR SECURITY SCHEME ENDORSED BY ZURICH

Zurich, one of the world's leading insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a truly global basis has endorsed the UK's CESAR equipment security scheme in its 'Site Security best practice guidance for construction companies' guide published in November 2012. Read More

EHS 2013

CESAR AT EHS 2013

Datatag, the power behind the CESAR scheme, will use the Executive Hire Show to display its range of innovative security systems to protect everything used in construction from a hand held drill to a 30t excavator. Read More

INDECO ATTACHMENTS

INDECO ATTACHMENTS 'CESAR-IT'

Indeco, the leading designer and manufacturer of hydraulic attachments, has today announced that it will be fitting CESAR security and registration across its model range in 2013 on the products it sells in the UK. Indeco products, which are widely used in construction, demolition and extraction, include a full range of hydraulic rock breakers, crusher arm assemblies, pulverizers and compaction plates. Read More

CESAR IT DAYS

CESAR IT DAYS A GROWING SUCCESS

Datatag ID, the power behind the CESAR scheme initiative, has announced the dates of the final 'CESAR IT' days in 2012. The CESAR scheme, which was launched in 2007, has gone from strength to strength with many leading manufactures, including Massey Ferguson, John Deere, New Holland and JCB fitting CESAR as standard on equipment sold in the UK." Read More

PREVENTING RURAL CRIME

PREVENTING RURAL CRIME IN HAMPSHIRE

A combination of dark nights and economic uncertainty becomes a recipe for an increase in rural crime, according to a South East rural watchdog. Country Land and Business Association (CLA) Regional Director Robin Edwards said: "Each year we seem to experience an increase in crime in the countryside almost as soon as the clocks go back. This year, with the potential catalysts of a fragile economy and belt-tightening, experience sadly suggests that we could see a swell of criminal offences – from fly-tipping to burglary." Read More

CESAR IT

'CESAR IT' DAYS A GROWING SUCCESS

Datatag ID, the power behind the CESAR scheme initiative, has announced the dates of the final 'CESAR IT' days in 2012. Read More

MASSEY FERGUSON

MASSEY FERGUSON ADOPT CESAR SECURITY AND REGISTRATION

One of the most iconic names in British agriculture, Massey Ferguson, has announced plans to offer the official CESAR security and registration system on its range of tractors from the beginning of 2013. Read More

SAMMY MILLER COLLECTION

DATATAG PROTECT THE PRICELESS SAMMY MILLER COLLECTION

Samuel "Sammy" Miller is famous amongst the motorcycle community for an incredible career involving road racing, grass track racing and motorcycle trials.Sammy's titles include 3 victories at the North West 200, a 3rd in the 1957 250cc Grand Prix in championship, 11 British Trials Championships, 2 European Trials Championships 9 gold medals and a win at the International Six Days Trial. Read More

ZERO MOTORCYCLES

ZERO MOTORCYCLES ANNOUNCE MASTER SECURITY SCHEME TO BE FITTED ACROSS RANGE

With around 26,000 motorcycles stolen in the UK each year theft is a major concern. So much so that Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry and one of the most innovative brands to enter the market, has signed up to the Motorcycle Industry's recently launched MASTER Security Scheme.Read More

MYERSCOUGH COLLEGE LANCASHIRE

RURAL CRIME WORKSHOP, MYERSCOUGH COLLEGE LANCASHIRE

Datatag ID Ltd and the Lancashire Police Constabulary joined forces in October to run a 2-day Rural Crime Workshop at Myerscough Agricultural College in Bilsborrow. Lancashire Police run a very successful farm watch scheme throughout Lancashire with around 1,000 members of the scheme in total. Read More

JCB

JCB BUILD 100,000TH CESAR REGISTERED MACHINE

The 100,000th machine to be fitted with CESAR security and registration rolled off the JCB Loadall production line at Rocester, Staffordshire yesterday. The JCB 541-70 Loadall was fitted with an appropriate CESAR triangular tamper evident registration plate with the distinctive alpha-numeric registration mark 10OO0O (one, zero, o, o, zero, o). Read More

BRITISH SHOWJUMPING

DATATAG JOINS THE BRITISH SHOWJUMPING BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP

British Showjumping is pleased to announce that, Datatag, the market leader in equipment security, has joined the sport as a Business Partner and their alignment will assist with the delivery of the sport's overall performance plan. Read More

TACKLE EQUIPMENT THEFT

DATATAG TRAINING DIVISION ANNOUNCED TO TACKLE EQUIPMENT THEFT

FIRST EDI ACCREDITED COURSE AVAILABLE IN NOVEMBER - Datatag, the market leader in equipment security and registration for business and domestic use, has announced the formation of a new Training Division. The new division has announced its first course, The Plant Theft Awareness and Identification Course, which is set for 13th and 14th November 2012. The 2 day course, which will be held in Gloucester, will appeal to a wide range of personal in the police and other branches of law enforcement, including roads police, PCSOs, SOCOs, police vehicle examiners and ports and customs officers. The course is designed to be equally beneficial to loss adjusters and engineers from the insurance sector. Read More

EQUESTRIAN

DATATAG SPONSOR LAUNCH EVENT IN THE EQUESTRIAN

Datatag, the market leader in equipment security and registration for business and domestic use, has entered into a Business Partnership Agreement with British Showjumping, the equestrian sport's governing body. British showjumpers have been in the public spotlight recently as the showjumping team won 'gold' in Greenwich at the recent London Olympics. British Showjumping will now promote the new Datatag equestrian security systems to their members and to the public at selected equestrian events. Read More

MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY

MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY PULLS TOGETHER TO FIGHT THEFT

Recognising the effect that motorcycle crime is having on the motorcycle community, the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCI), has launched an official security marking scheme called The MASTER* Security Scheme to be utilised by its motorcycle members. Read More

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DATATAG RECRUIT NICK MAYELL, EX-TER

Datatag, the power behind the official CESAR equipment security and registration scheme and the leading supplier of 'motorcycle' security systems, has announced a strengthening of its team with the appointment of Nick Mayell. Read More

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DATATAG SUPPORT JCB TEAM 'END 2 END' CHALLENGE IN AID OF NSPCC

Datatag, the power behind the official CESAR plant security and registration scheme, supported a 4 man team from JCB Attachments in an epic Lands End to John O'Groats cycle ride in aid of the NSPCC charity. Read More

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DATATAG PROVIDES PEACE OF MIND FOR PARENTS AT BSB MEETINGS

Datatag has long been known as the security brand of choice for Britain's motorcyclists and now they are offering protection for loved ones too. At BSB rounds race goers can collect a special Datatag VIP pass for their children which will provide some peace of mind should they become separated on the day. Read More

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DATATAG SUPPORTS MERSEYSIDE and IOM POLICE IN OPERATION PLATINA

Motorcyclists making their way to this year's TT Races have responded well to a Merseyside Police/Datatag joint initiative designed to reduce, and raise awareness of, motorcycle theft. Read More

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PLANTWORX Countdown event a huge success

PLANTWORX, the new biennial construction exhibition (14th – 16th May 2013, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire) hosted a Countdown event last week, alongside the CITS (Combined Industries Theft Solutions) sixth conference, which discussed the issues surrounding the growing problem of equipment, scrap metal and fuel theft. Read More

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CEA TOAST DATATAG'S 20TH BIRTHDAY

Datatag, the leader in equipment security and registration, is celebrating its 20th birthday. As recognition of Datatag's contribution to equipment security Rob Oliver, Chief Executive of the Construction Equipment Association (CEA), presented Kevin Howells, MD of Datatag, with a beautiful 20th birthday cake. Read More

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DATATAG SPONSOR RICHARD NOBLE, THE MAN BEHIND BLOODHOUND SSC

Datatag, the company behind the world's most successful equipment security and registration scheme-CESAR, helped sponsor Richard Noble OBE, pioneer of the Thrust2 programme, to attend the recent CEA 'Constructing the Future' conference. Read More

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CESAR AND DATATAG FEATURE IN PRESTIGOUS BIS EXHIBITION

The Construction Equipment Association (CEA) is behind the 'construction equipment industry showcase' at the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) headquarters. The showcase highlights how important the UK construction equipment industry is to Britain's economy and promotes the forthcoming PLANTWORX construction machinery exhibition. Read More

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DATATAG RECRUIT VINCE WISE, EX-AVCIS (ACPO VEHICLE CRIME INTELLIGENCE SERVICE)

Datatag, the power behind the official CESAR equipment security and registration scheme and the leading supplier of 'motorcycle' security systems, has announced a strengthening of its team with the appointment of Vince Wise. Read More

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JCB TAKES THE LEAD ON CESAR MARKING FOR BREAKERS

JCB today stepped up the battle against construction equipment theft by announcing that seven models in its Hammermaster hydraulic breaker ranges are to get CESAR marking as standard. Read More

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HELP SHUT THE GATE ON FARM THEFTS

Police in Ballymoney, working in partnership with the CESAR, the official marking scheme for plant and agricultural machinery, are helping farmers to prevent the theft of vital farm vehicles, such as tractors, plant and quads, by holding a unique 'CESAR It!' day next month. Read More

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STOP TOOL THEFT WITH THE DATATAG SECURITY MARKING KIT

Datatag, the market leading security products provider and the power behind the official CESAR plant security and registration scheme, is using the Executive Hire Show to promote a new innovative security product to protect small tools and equipment, including drills, hand held breakers, cutters, grinders, saws, tampers, and hand guided compaction plates. Read More

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THAMES VALLEY POLICE CESAR INITIATIVE

Thames Valley Police (TVP) and Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) have joined forces with the UK's only official security marking scheme for equipment, CESAR, to offer farmers in the Aylesbury Vale area the opportunity to have their machinery protected by CESAR at a discounted price. Read More

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DATATAG AND THE NFU CALL ON FARMERS TO PROTECT THEIR EQUIPMENT

Professional and opportunistic criminals are systematically targeting Britain's farms, according to the leading rural insurer NFU Mutual. Read More

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CESAR A SECURE AND COST EFFECTIVE SOLUTION TO A GROWING PROBLEM

CESAR is a unique equipment security and registration scheme designed to reduce equipment theft, help the police and insurance companies' recover stolen equipment, and prosecute offenders. Read More

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ZETOR ADOPT CESAR ACROSS THE BOARD FOR 2012

Leading tractor manufacturer Zetor has announced that it will be fitting CESAR security systems as standard to its machines for the UK market from January 2012. Read More

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DATATAG AT AUTOSPORT 2012

Datatag exhibited for the first time at Autosport International held at the NEC Birmingham, the leading exhibition in the motor racing world. Read More

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CESAR CONQUERS THE WORLD

CESAR, the only official equipment security and registration scheme in the UK, was launched into agriculture at the Tillage exhibition in September 2009, after endorsement from the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA). Read More

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DERBYSHIRE POLICE PROMOTE CESAR

Derbyshire Constabulary, in an innovative initiative, are promoting the CESAR scheme which acts as a powerful deterrent against equipment theft and an invaluable aid in recovery. Read More

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