The Electro Mechanical Matador was IWA crash tested, halting an 18 tonner N3C vehicle travelling at 64 kph (40 mph). The Matador continued to function following the impact.
Heald Become Made in Yorkshire Member
Made in Yorkshire is a privately run peer group of Manufacturing and Engineering firms in Yorkshire.
Directors Named in the Maserati 100 List
Our directors, Debbie and Rod Heald, were named in The Sunday Times annual Maserati 100 list. The Maserati 100 celebrates 100 innovators – those who have turned a big idea into a successful business.
Heald Ranks in the IP100 League Table
For the third year running, Heald ranked in the IP100 League Table, this year being ranked 8th overall.
Perimeter Protection Award for Heald's Matador
During UK Security Week, Heald’s multi-award winning Matador received the Perimeter Protection Award.
Heald's Matador wins Innovation Award
At the Made in Yorkshire Awards, Heald won the Innovation Award for the Matador, which is a surface mounted sliding bollard system.
Managing Director awarded MBE
Our Managing Director, Debbie Heald, has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in the Queen’s New Years Honours list for her services to STEM and Export.
Double Win at the Bridlington & Yorkshire Coast Business Awards
Having been shortlisted for the Medium/Large Business Category and winning, Heald were also announced as the overall Business of the Year.
Family Company Director Win at the IoD Awards
Having been shortlisted for three awards including Director of the Year (SME) and International Director of the Year, our MD, Debbie Heald secured the overall win in the Family Company Director of the Year.
Heald win 'Sold Nationwide' Category at Made in Hull Awards
Heald secured the overall win for their security product, the Matador, in the ‘Sold Nationwide’ category at the ‘Made in Hull Awards’. The Matador was recognised for its recent instalments over the past few years nationwide.
Heald Highly Commended at Inaugural Northern Powerhouse Awards
Boasting a record four award shortlists in the BQ Northern Powerhouse Awards, Heald walked away with a “Highly Commended” in the “Most Entrepreneurial Exporter of the Year” category at the inaugural BQ Northern Powerhouse Export Awards.
In 2016, Heald celebrated their 30th year in business.
Originally operating as an agricultural engineering company before recognising the need for specialised security equipment, Heald repositioned itself as an international counter-terror product manufacturer in 1994. Heald’s award-winning products now secure many vulnerable properties worldwide.
Heald Granted Made in Britain Marque
In January 2016, Heald were granted use of the Made in Britain marque. The marque will enable consumers to distinguish between Heald’s British-made products and other security goods made abroad. Research has found that an increasing number of consumers are keen to purchase goods that they know for certain have been made in Britain but are unable to recognise the origin of the products that they buy. The Made in Britain logo appears on thousands of products worldwide, supporting the manufacturing skills that exist in Britain today.
Heald Shortlisted for Yorkshire Business Masters Award
IWA-14 tested to halt a 7.2 tonne truck travelling at 64 kph (40 mph) but continued to operate afterwards.
IWA-14 tested to halt a 7.2 tonne truck travelling at 64 kph (40 mph) and continued operation afterwards.
Women in Business 2015 Shortlisted
Company director Debbie Heald was shortlisted in this years Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards 2015, sponsored by HSBC.
Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2015 Finalist
Heald are proud to have been chosen as finalists in the Security & Fire Excellence awards 2015 for its automated HT2-Matador.
HSBC Global Connections International Business Awards
Heald are proud to have reached the area finals of the HSBC Global Connections International Business awards 2014. The Awards celebrate the very best of UK companies doing business internationally. The program recognises both small-to-medium and large enterprises and companies are selected by an independent panel of expert judges based on their overall achievements in international trade, and the merits of their international business strategies.
Exhibition Update Best Selected Exhibitor Award
Following our great success at Counter Terror Expo 2014, Heald won the prestigious “Best Selected Exhibitor” award for the show, as voted for by the directors of Exhibition Update Magazine.
The Mantis 80 bollard was successfully tested to arrest a 7.5 tonne truck travelling at a speed of 80kph.
Hull Daily Mail Business Awards
Heald won the prestigious Exporter of the Year category at the 2013 Hull Daily Mail Business Awards. This is one of the key events in East Yorkshire’s business calendar and celebrates the regions best companies and employers.
Counter Terror Excellence in Innovation Awards 2013
Heald’s HT1-Matador surface mounted sliding bollard system was recognised as an innovative security solution in the Counter Terror Excellence in Innovation Awards 2013.
Security Excellence Awards 2013
Heald’s HT1-Matador surface mounted sliding bollard system reached the finals of the Security Excellence Awards 2013.
Three tests and three passes for Heald’s Surface Mount Sliding Bollard System to PAS68 standards.
HT1-Raptor Crash Tested Twice
Heald’s HT1-Raptor was crash tested twice to ASTM standards.
Heald becomes founder member of PSSA
Heald became a founder member of the PSSA.
The Viper has been both PAS68 and ASTM tested to halt a 7.5 tonne truck travelling at a speed of 80 kph (50 mph) and continue to function afterwards.
Tested to both PAS68 and ASTM standards, it not only halted a 7.5 tonne truck travelling at 80 kph (50mph) but continued to function afterwards.
Heald Joins SAFEcontractor
Heald Limited joined the leading edge scheme, designed to help the industry improve its safety record.
DOS K12 Crash Test
Heald’s Roadblocker was tested against DOS K12 standards.
Moved into new Office
After a year of building work, Heald moved into a new purpose-built office building.
880 Roadblocker Tested
Heald’s first PAS68 test undertaken at TRL on its 880 Roadblocker.
Started construction of new office
Construction of Healds new headquarters started.
Heald Test Programme Started
After years of designing and manufacturing Access Control products, Heald launches its test programme.
Heald Roadblocker Tested
Heald’s first roadblocker K8 test at Karco, California.