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Gate Technologies AF Ltd (GTAF) designs, supplies and installs components for airport interiors, including terminal furniture, baggage handling systems (BHS), security systems and flight information display systems (FIDS).
Public service counters for airport terminals
GTAF designs and manufactures public service counters for airport and transport terminals.
The company’s range includes check-in counters, departure gate desks, passport and immigration booths along with concession desks, bag drop, customs search benches and information counters.
Bespoke airport furniture
GTAF’s airport furniture is made in the UK using durable materials, and all fittings are customised for every project.
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The company aims to provide long-lasting, ergonomic furniture that is specific to the client’s requirements. It also extensively works with associated trades to ensure that all IT equipment, power and data cabling are properly accommodated.
Counters are manufactured from a variety of materials, including stainless-steel, solid surface, natural stone, toughened glass, high-pressure laminate (HPL), vitreous enamel, natural wood and composites.
Additional features include integrated and electric conveyor gates, lockable printer storage or internal illumination.
Baggage handling solutions
GTAF is a major distributor of security screening solutions for hand and hold baggage, and has carried out a number of turnkey projects integrating all departure check-in and baggage reclaim equipment.
The company also provides associated components and systems, which includes signage, seating, canopies, FIDS and other architectural features.
Turnkey airport equipment projects
With a range of areas that GTAF has specialist expertise in, the company can offer complete solutions for all aspects of airport furniture, avoiding the need to involve multiple contractors.
The company can manage the whole project, including compliance, sourcing, installation and calibration of various systems.
GTAF has provided complete projects that have featured arrivals and departures baggage conveyors, flight information display screens, signage, and customs equipment. The company collaborates with suppliers and local partners to ensure all components work together, can be easily delivered and installed.
Airports require unique solutions for various facilities, including security screening protocols for baggage and passengers, which can differ at each facility.
Gate Technologies bespoke turnkey solutions meet these unique requirements and are created by a team of industry experts, designed for optimal operations and full industry compliance.
A UK company with a 20-year history, GTAF has successfully completed more than 100 airport projects in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Russia.
Previous projects include original designs for airlines such as British Airways and Etihad Airways, at facilities that include London Gatwick, Oman and Renova airports.
The GTAF team aims to deliver high-quality products and proactively collaborate with clients, including airport authorities, airlines, construction companies and management contractors, to develop the best solution.
GTAF has ISO 9001 accreditation.
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