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The EVA traffic barrier is the perfect solution for controlling traffic access and securing car parks. Available in three different lengths, including 5, 7, and 8 metres, it is suitable for both commercial and industrial applications. With easy installation, once the barrier is installed it will work to control and secure the entry point, only […]

You may have spotted we quite often refer to a series of symbols via our online content, and also throughout our catalogue. (*The symbols are located at the top left-hand corner of each product page within the catalogue.) The unique symbols are designed to help you identify the key features of each product and ultimately […]

We recently launched Be Connected in a bid to connect with our customers and make all our support services as accessible as possible, no matter where you are. Get Help > Get Advice > Get Connected With over 2 billion users, WhatsApp is the place to be if you want quick and easy communication. That’s why […]

We are thrilled to have recently welcomed Alex to the team, joining us in an apprenticeship role. Alex will be based in the office and supporting the team with order processing and administration. As Alex continues to learn the sales process and customer service as part of his role, he will also be mentored by […]

DoorBird combines exclusive design with innovative IP technology, to deliver outstanding products in the field of door communication.  By installing a DoorBird video door station, you can answer your door from anywhere in the world, via the use of a smartphone or tablet. Once installed, notifications are sent directly through to the smartphone / tablet when the doorbell […]

The Benincà ‘PUPILLA’ is a well-established, well recognised photocell, used by many in the UK as the go-to photocell product. The compact design and build quality are two stand out features which make the PUPILLA so popular.    Always looking to expand and innovate, Benincà have been working hard on a new model, to allow even further reach to new customers within the market. To this […]

BRAINY24.T has been in circulation since 2018 but is now the staple panel for all 24v kits where the panel is not incorporated into the motor. Whilst the panel has had new features within the EPROM software, the biggest change is within the hardware of the panel, importantly the transformer. The BRAINY24.T now has a […]

Underground operators are the ideal choice for when clients request discrete gate automation. Our electromechanical underground operators are specifically designed to be installed underground, with each model as standard coming with a length of 1.5m cable to wire directly into the control panel. We are always looking at ways we can make improvements to our […]

Capable of housing two PUPILLA photocells per post at different positions, once installed the all-new POL posts allow for the creation of a perimeter field. Please see the example below, column B includes 2 transmitters (TX1 & TX2) and column C contains 2 receivers (RX2 & RX3) this would be an ideal setup for swing […]

We are delighted to announce, the popular SENTIR safety edges we hold in stock have recently undergone a product upgrade. The newly upgraded safety edges now include a Plug ’N’ Sense assembly system, with the new assembly plugs now equipped with a new permanently elastic sealing compound, as well as a protective cap. Compared to […]

Did You Know? You can link up to 4x RF transmitters into each of the two channels of the SC.RF receiver, making them extremely versatile and cost-effective for your wireless safety edge requirements.  There are numerous safety measures and products we can recommend for electric gate installs depending on the requirements and circumstances, however the most popular and common gate safety device to add is rubber contact safety edges.   Our RF transmitter and SC.RF receivers are the perfect wireless solution for safety edges, […]

We are known for having ‘strength in depth’ when it comes to being part of a group of companies and today, we review some products from RISE.  The demand for automatic bollards is rapidly increasing and with RISE, we have an extensive range of automatic bollards, suitable for both residential and commercial environments.  We have automatic, semi-automatic, and fixed bollards, all of which are designed to provide maximum security and protection, […]

And the ‘Small Employer of the Year’ award goes to… Benincà UK! We are so excited to share that we have won ‘Small Employer of the Year’ in the West Berkshire Training Consortiums, Rising Stars Awards 2021. After years of supporting their apprenticeship scheme and onboarding four apprentices here at Benincà UK, we are delighted […]

The MAXIMUM M30 automatic bollard is the newest addition to join the RISE offering and has officially arrived here at Benincà UK.  Capable of stopping a truck weighing 7,500 kg whilst moving at a speed of 48 km/h, it has secured several noteworthy certificates. With a bollard diameter of 275mm and a height of 900mm, alongside the substantial foundations, it really does look the part in our trade […]

  This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and with our chosen charity for the year being Mind, we are proactively encouraging our team here at Benincà UK to openly discuss their mental health and speak out about how they are feeling.  The past year has been extremely tough on everyone and with the increased stress and worries, it’s had a huge impact on our […]

Did You Know? Our BULL TURBO can store up to 512 transmitters within the onboard receiver instead of the standard 64 available on most onboard receivers. This avoids the need of adding any additional receivers on large housing developments or commercial units and means you can utilise the additional functions that come with an onboard receiver.   Our turbo range of operators are fast […]

    We are over the moon to have been shortlisted by the West Berkshire Training Consortium for ‘Small Employer of the Year’ in their Rising Star Awards 2021.  To be selected as a finalist is an honour and shows recognition for the support, we have given to the apprenticeship programme over the years. Here at Benincà UK we are really passionate about […]

Following the Governments roadmap out of lockdown and guidance, we are thrilled to announce that our trade counter will be re-opening as of Monday 17th May 2021. We are really excited to safely welcome you back!  Our trade counter not only allows customers the option to pick up goods in person but also provides you with the opportunity to pop by and speak with a member of our team over a coffee. We would like to […]

Our 750 safety cable is made of galvanised steel and is a very simple, yet hugely effective safety device. Once fixed around the gate post and gate hinge area of a swing gate, the cable works to provide protection in the unfortunate event of hinge failure and will ultimately stop the gate from falling.  Following an update to legislation in 2018, the DHF code of practice: DHF TS 011:2019 clearly states that all swing and folding gates should include protection against hinge failure:  ‘Swing […]

  Our 230 Vac BRAINY and 24 Vdc BRAINY24 control panels are suitable for 1 or 2 motors. They are easy to install and ideal for swing and sliding gates, roller shutters, or industrial doors. Both models have a built-in LCD display and 433.92 MHz 64 code radio receiver with 3 codes, including ARC (Advanced Rolling Code), Rolling Code, and Programmable Code.    We are keen to draw your attention to the unique protection code that can be set on both the BRAINY and BRAINY24. […]

  We have recently launched Be Connected in a bid to support our customers, no matter where you are located. Covid has forced us all to adapt to new ways of working, but we have focused on the positive and learned new ways to stay connected. The focus around Be Connected is to provide our support services which […]

  We are delighted to confirm we are now an official UK distributor of DoorBird. We are so excited to expand our current intercom range to include the DoorBird IP video door stations. Using the most innovative IP technology, DoorBird IP Video door stations ensure customers never miss a visitor. With a DoorBird IP video […]

The exclusive IRI.LAMP is set to flashing light as default but can be adjusted with some simple steps to adapt it into a solid, courtesy light. The lamp has a unique design which sets it apart and is available in two options, white and yellow.   The IRI.LAMP is the only model to manage all power supplies from 20 to 255 V both alternate or direct. The lamp runs off an incredibly low […]

  Quite often we receive calls from the end-user regarding their electric gates, as the product bears the Beninca logo and not that of the installer. We always confirm that Benincà UK do not sell directly to the end-user, as our products are designed specifically for professional gate and security installers. We only sell directly to trade customers, who are backed with product knowledge and have sufficient […]

Anyone in the automation or construction industry will be aware of the dramatic and sudden cost increase of steel, importantly the raw material, and the impact this is having on industries. Our range of HI-MOTIONS products, including hardware accessories for cantilever gates, sliding gates, and sliding doors are all steel products, many of which come […]

Part of the IRIDE range, the IRI.KPAD digital keypad comes in an aluminium external case, with a polished glass-effect front panel and back-lit LED chrome-plated metal buttons. Not only does the keypad look incredibly stylish but it delivers maximum protection against vandalism. Incorporating advanced technology, the IRI.KPAD works to provide your premises with additional security.  The IRI.KPAD is quick and easy to install and is available in two versions, wireless and wired. […]

  For a considerable period of time, we have been preparing for the UK to leave the EU and as such, we have been working extremely hard planning for all scenarios.  Regardless of the outcome, we wanted to ensure Brexit would not leave us in a difficult situation and so, as part of our contingency plan, one of the main focuses has been ensuring we substantially increase our stock holding across […]

All Benincà products are extensively tested, researched, and developed by our mechanical and electronics engineers. They are consistently looking to push the boundaries and design highly specialised products. When designing the BOB range, our engineers explored the possibilities of including FACE gearing within our swing gate operators. For anyone that isn’t familiar with FACE gearing, […]

As we all know, Brexit has been the main topic of conversation over the past 4 years (with a little break due to COVID), and on the 31st December 2020 at 11pm the United Kingdom left the European Union.  There is still a lot of uncertainty, especially for businesses trying to quickly and efficiently implement the new changes, however, we wanted to reassure our […]

  Beninca UK have seen a huge increase in the demand for automatic bollards. Automatic bollards provide a safe and efficient solution for controlling traffic flow and vehicle access, ultimately protecting people and places.  RISE are one of the six companies that fall under the Benincà Group and already have a well-established range of automatic bollards, sold globally. At Benincà we strive to be #automationspecialists and are continuously looking to develop our brands and […]

  Following on from our recent blog post featuring the Benincà TO.GO transmitters, the Benincà ONE.2 radio receivers are compatible with these and provide a superior level of security combined with the ARC (advanced rolling code) technology.  The ONE.2WB is a 2 channel boxed 433.92Mhz radio receiver that needs to be added within the enclosure and control panel upon installation. This can sometimes be difficult due to limited space and so, we’d like to draw your […]

Our TO.GO transmitters are small but mighty and are the most important element of an install for the end user, allowing them control of their system by a simple click of a button.   Over time, Benincà have improved the TO.GO transmitters and previous editions such as the TO.GOWV have been discontinued and made way for the new TO.GOVA transmitter, available in both 2 and 4 button options. The TO.GO2VA and TO.GO4VA are super secure with 128bit advanced rolling code […]

On Sunday 24th January, we experienced our first heavy snowfall down in Berkshire, where Benincà UK is located. This has been threatened for a while and whilst it brings joy for many, it can unfortunately cause problems for your electric gates.  With that in mind, we wanted to flag how below freezing temperatures and adverse weather can take its toll and impact […]

As the UK has now left the EU, we would like to bring to our customer’s attention a very important update around new UK legislation and the requirement for UKCA marking.  As a company and industry impacted by this post Brexit change, we want to pass on our knowledge and understanding around the new legislation and have compiled a list below of useful questions you may be looking for the answer to:  What […]

The brand new XLB Benincà enclosure is the latest product to follow on from the SB, HB and LB versions. Benincà have made improvements to the previous editions, with the new XLB including a front clip connector and has three different entry points for wires giving an overall neater solution for installation.   The new XLB is […]

January hits hard, but January combined will full lockdown, definitely hits harder than ever before. Unfortunately, there is still a huge stigma around mental health but 1 in 4 people will experience a problem of some kind each year in England, so for anyone reading this, we want to tell you:  It’s ok if today isn’t your day! […]

We feel privileged to be in a position of expanding our team and are delighted to announce that Sam Weedon has recently joined us as Sales Administrator. Sam studied Economics, Business, and Maths for A-Level whilst at Kennet School in 2019 and is currently completing a Level 3 Customer Service Specialist apprenticeship with The West […]

COVID-19 Update Following the recent announcement by the UK Government, we wanted to provide customers with a short update. With this now being our third lockdown, we feel confident we already have a number of additional safety measures in place to allow us to continue with business as usual. However, if 2020 taught us anything, […]

Ten years of Beninca UK… all too often in life you look back and think, “wow, hasn’t time flown by’ and the last ten years really have. This year we have employed a new apprentice, who was born in 2001. Even though I consider myself to be reasonably young, it’s a realisation that a lot […]

From everyone at Beninca UK, we say Thank You! 2020 will go down in history as an exceptional year. It’s definitely had its ups and downs and challenged everyone in ways we couldn’t have imagined, but what has remained constant throughout, is the continued support of our loyal customers. This year more than ever, we want […]

In the run-up to Christmas, we would like to make our customers aware of our opening hours over the festive period. Christmas Opening Hours Please be aware our office will be closing for the Christmas period on Wednesday 23rd December 2020 at 5 pm and will be reopening on Monday 4th January 2021 at 8.30 […]

As we approach the end of 2020, this year marks 10 outstanding years of Beninca UK, with the company originally launching back in 2010. We have been reflecting on those 10 years and everything the business has accomplished over time, from numerous new product launches, an expanding team, along with most recently moving to a […]

We wanted to make all customers aware of a temporary suspension to timed deliveries over the Christmas Period. Our courier partners have informed us they have temporarily suspended all pre 12 and pre 10.30 am timed deliveries from now until the 3rd January 2021. Therefore during this period, we will only be able to offer […]

Black Friday is fast approaching and we have some very special offers lined up for Friday 27th November. To gain VIP access to these exclusive deals ahead of the day, we are asking all customers to simply sign up. So don’t miss out and make sure you are officially on the list today by signing […]

Benincà’s growth has been exceptional over the past 40 years, and today the company encompasses the Benincà Group, which is made up of six individual companies; Benincà, CAB, Hi Motions, Rise, BYou, and myone.   Benincà Group was formed over time to respond to the ever-changing demands and requirements of the automation industry. The individual companies that fall under the Group, each specialise in different products, whilst also […]

Lockdown 2.0: We remain OPEN and FULLY OPERATIONAL. Following the recent announcement from UK Government, we have been reviewing the guidance closely and wish to make all our customers aware of the following changes to our working practice between Thursday 5th November 2020 until Wednesday 2nd December 2020. We are pleased to inform you all […]

Meeting the needs of the customer is key to our continued success, by Jamie Berry History tells us that sliding gate motors have been at the forefront of all things Benincà. Just over forty years ago, Aldo and Luigi Beninca, two brothers designed and manufactured their first product. Whilst working at the family farm, the creation of a rack and pinion motor to move a sliding gate was the beginning […]

Its finally 2020! Benincà UK is back in action and ready to serve customers UK wide. The year 2020 brings lots of excitement for Benincà UK: after celebrating 40 years of the Benincà Group in 2019, we are thrilled to be welcoming the 10th year anniversary of Benincà UK this year. We are positive 2020 […]

Now it’s officially December, we would love to invite all our customers to join us for some Christmas cheer on Friday 13th December at our premises in Newbury, Berkshire. We will be serving up warm mulled wine and delicious mince pies from 1 pm onwards within our showroom. On Friday 13th, the entire Beninca UK […]

  With Black Friday deals coming in fast and furious, we bring you our very own ‘TURBO Friday‘ the only deal you need to be aware of this coming Friday 29th November. Black Friday has become one of the most controversial shopping dates of the year. Love it or hate it, there are some exceptional […]

As well as recently increasing the size of our premises, we have once again increased the size of the Beninca UK team. We’ve had the pleasure of welcoming Meg Sudlow, joining us as Administrative Assistant in early September. Meg studied at Cours Ste Catherine de Sienne in Normandy (north of France) and then undertook a […]

We were very happy to see our new training room officially in use on Thursday 14th November, with the first-ever DHF training course in full swing and being held within our brand new premises. Guests were welcomed on the day into our stylish training room and undertook the 1-day Level 2 Award in Automated Gate […]

We are continuously looking for talented individuals to join our growing team and are therefore delighted to announce Ben Mackie who joined in August as Sales Representative. Ben was seeking a new challenge from the world of PPI and with his go-getting approach and interest of the world of gate automation, Ben has made the […]

This year a number of the Beninca UK team have decided to step up and take part in Movember. The team will all be growing a moustache throughout November in a bid to help to raise awareness and stop men dying too young. If you want to get involved or find out more information around […]

One of the driving forces around Beninca UK moving premises and upsizing dramatically was to allow us to enhance our customer experience and service, so after just one month of officially moving in and revealing our new home, we are delighted to have received such positive feedback. It’s also safe to say the Beninca UK […]

Don’t miss out! There are still spaces left on the DHF Automated Gates Safety Certificate course being run completely by DHF but hosted by Beninca UK this November. The one day course will be held on Thursday 14th November, 9am – 5pm in our new state of the art training room at our premises in Newbury, […]

  Our recent Open House event held on Friday 27th September was a huge success, with General Manager Jamie Berry officially opening the doors wide to our new premises, alongside the Beninca UK team and supported by our Italian founders. We had a fantastic turn out on the day and were thrilled to welcome so […]

Exciting things are happening at Beninca UK and we are proud to announce that due to our continued growth, we have officially cut the ribbon and moved into our new much larger premises.   Our new premises are now 11’700 sq ft, a dramatic increase in comparison to our previous premises at just 4’000 sq […]

Due to our continued growth, we are delighted to welcome Jade to the team. Joining us back at the end of May, as our new Marketing Coordinator, Jade has already hit the ground running getting involved in lots of varied and interesting projects. Jade is new to the world of gate automation but joins us […]

  The BULL20 HE sliding gate operator is sturdy, with its high performance geared motor for intensive use with oil lubricated reductions. Ideal for industrial and multi-occupancy gates, with its new electric motor designed to guarantee intense cycles of use, even in undesirable environmental conditions. The control unit has a built-in encoder which guarantees maximum […]

We are extremely proud of our Italian heritage, being a satellite branch of Beninca in Northern Italy. To be able to say all our products are designed, manufactured and tested within the Italian factory sets us apart from our competitors, giving our customers peace of mind in knowing all our goods from within the Beninca […]

Automatismi Beninca Spa are very pleased to announce the promotion of Jamie Berry to General Manager of the UK branch from January 1st 2016. Jamie will replace…

Jack joined our sales team in May this year as our new external field sales representative. Jack is new to gate automation having come from the hospitality industry…

Beninca UK are celebrating a hugely successful Open Day, with over 100 guests visiting our new premises in Newbury, Berkshire on March 22nd. The official opening…

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