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Tensator – former “Lawrence Metal Products”, Appoints Ben Gale as CEO


Tensator (former Lawrence Metal Products), Appoints Ben Gale as Chief Executive Officer
Former Vice President at The Logic Group and NCR to Bolster Company’s Global Technology Leadership

Tensator Group, the world leader in queue management and customer journey solutions, has announced the appointment of Ben Gale as its new chief executive officer. The leader, and former vice president of payments, loyalty and insights provider The Logic Group, brings his experience in online and mobile retailing, as well as consumer buying and payments technology, to Tensator where he plans to help the organization capitalize on its global sales growth. Gale aims to have the company place a greater emphasis on its technology-based solutions for retail, transport, finance, healthcare and the public sector.

“We are delighted to have brought on board someone of Ben Gale’s calibre”

“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead Tensator at this pivotal time in the company’s growth and in the industry,” said Ben Gale, CEO of Tensator. “With the increasing importance of smart devices, interactive digital signage, location based services, beacon technology and amazing kiosk based offerings; we are at the threshold of re-inventing queue management and redefining the customer journey space. I look forward to working with Tensator’s world class team as we continue to deliver the world’s most advanced technology queue management solutions.”

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Satin vs. Polished Tensabarrier Metal Finish in High Traffic Areas

When deciding to purchase a queue management system, the stanchion finish is sometimes one of the last, but most important decisions. Tensabarrier stanchions come in a variety of finishes to fit the functional and aesthetic needs of your business. One of the most popular color choices on the market today is silver, which we offer in several finish options: polished chrome, satin chrome, polished stainless steel, and satin stainless steel. A polished finish in chrome or stainless steel gives a shiny, classic and traditional feel to any space. Satin finishes in chrome or stainless steel have a brushed look and more modern appearance.

Satin vs. Polished Tensabarrier Metal Finish

When choosing between a polished or satin finish for your queue management system in heavy traffic areas—such as a hotel lobby, restaurant, or retail store—which option is the best choice? Both finishes are extremely durable and will add style and elegance to your space. A satin finish, however, is easier to clean, maintain, and will appear “like new” for longer than a polished finish.

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What You Need To Know About The Tensabarrier Queuing System


For nearly 130 years the Tensabarrier Company has been known worldwide for making the industry’s leading crowd control system on the market today. The Tensabarrier Queuing System is manufactured using the company’s famous patented braking system which works by retracting the webbing of the barrier slowly and making the webbing of the barrier to fall to the ground first in the case its gets loose from the base. This greatly reduces the risk of an adult or a child standing within your queue of getting hurt while they are standing in your business or attending your special event. Besides having this unique braking system the Tensabarrier quieting system is also manufactured with an anti-tamper tape which is made with your customers in mind as it is specially made to prevent accidental release of the webbing from the base without pressing a button beforehand.

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How Tensator Stanchions Can Help Your Business

How Tensator Stanchions Can Help Your Business

Regardless of what type of business you run, whether it is a formal law office or an amusement park, there is nothing more important than ensuring that your business runs like a well oiled machine. It needs to be organized in such a way that your customers do not get confused of where they need to go or don’t get frustrated because the building that they walk into is disorganized. You should be able to run your business the way that you want and you should be able to run in an organized way to help improve your business’ overall efficiency and productivity so that you can get back to enjoy the pleasure of running your business.

Tensator Stanchions are specially designed to accomplish all of this for you and even do much more for your business. These high quality crowd control barriers are specially designed with a patented braking system that is unique to this company in which the webbing of the actual barrier itself first falls to the ground before it is safely retracted slowly back into its base. This braking system helps to reduce numerous risks such as potentially causing harm to any of your customers or their children in the case of an accidental disengagement of the webbing itself. These popular barriers are also made with what is known as an anti-tamper webbing which simply is a webbing that can only be released by the use of a specially designed release button. This helps to ensure that nobody but you and your personnel can disengage a barrier webbing without first pressing the release button.

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