Janus donates waste materials to local animal rescue

 July 21, 2021

Janus Europe is fully committed to sustainable manufacturing and reducing our environmental footprint. We are striving for zero waste and aim to recycle all left-over wood and other materials from our production site in Peterlee, County Durham.   Our Health, Safety, Environment & Quality Advisor Amanda Brown is working very

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Janus sponsors online Italian conference

 July 19, 2021

Janus Europe is delighted to sponsor the 2021 Italian self storage e-conference. This free-to-attend webinar is aimed at Italian as well as other European self storage operators. Note that you don’t have to be a member of the association to participate. However, we hope that this e-conference will demonstrate the

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Janus sponsors Guinness World Record holder

 July 07, 2021

We’re really excited to be sponsoring Jonny Davies, Maintenance Engineer at Janus Europe and an accomplished motorcycle stunt rider. Jonny is based in County Durham and the current British and Scottish Stunt Champion. He is also the Guinness World Record holder for the fastest motorcycle handlebar wheelie at 109mph. Jonny’s

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Securum opens new facility in the Algarve

 July 05, 2021

The brand-new Securum Self Storage facility is conveniently located in a key business, tourist and transport hub, close to Vilamoura, Almancil and Loulé, in the Algarve, Portugal. Customer-led from the outset, Securum’s concept of storage is built on security, service and smart technology. The impressive, ultra-modern site offers a complete

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SSA UK CEO Update Webinar July 2021

 June 29, 2021

The monthly members-only Update Webinars, hosted by SSA UK CEO Rennie Schafer, cover the latest sector news and developments. This month, Rennie will be discussing steel price volatility and the impact this is having on the self storage industry. He will be joined by guest speaker Colin Jeromson, Managing Director

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Secur Sylt expands storage facility

 June 16, 2021

(This article is available in German on the Sylter Zeitung website) Secur Sylt in the Tinnum industrial area on the German island of Sylt is a self storage centre that both private and business customers entrust their “treasures” to. Whether it’s important paperwork, moving goods, the next season’s collection, grandma’s

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Celebrating Pride 2021

 June 10, 2021

At Janus International Europe, we are extremely proud of the diversity in our company, and truly passionate about inclusivity and equality. We believe that a diverse workforce is a valuable and effective one. Pride is an important event for us that we utilise to demonstrate our strong commitment to and

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Case Study: Lagerpunkt

 May 27, 2021

About Lagerpunkt Lagerpunkt’s main objective is to provide excellent storage space for their neighbours in Wolfenbüttel. In Wolfenbüttel, cellars are either non-existent or moist, due to high groundwater levels in the local area. The Lagerpunkt facility is on the first floor of a conveniently located town centre building and provides

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Products made with sustainability in mind

 May 19, 2021

Many self storage investors, operators and customers now place a lot of emphasis on Environmental Social Governance (ESG) factors. It is very encouraging to see facilities with eco-friendly features such as green roofs, solar panels and electric vehicle charging points. As the world’s leading supplier of self storage and access

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Case Study: Store & Go

 May 06, 2021

About Store & Go Store & Go is an ultra-modern self storage facility located in the city of Derry in Northern Ireland. Although the business only opened in 2019, it has grown immensely and quickly expanded from their initial 70 to 200 units, fully equipped with the Nokē Smart Entry

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Learn about Nokē at this month’s Tech & Innovation Forum

 April 23, 2021

  On 27th April the SSA UK will be hosting its monthly Tech & Innovation Forum. If you are considering the introduction of more automation, entering the VR space, offering Bluetooth or QR access, or any other type of technology or innovation, then these meetings are a must to attend.

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Paul Shepherd talks about Nokē Smart Entry on Self Storage podcast

 April 14, 2021

This week our very own Paul Shepherd, Nokē Account Manager, features on the UK’s first self storage podcast; ‘Hacking Self Storage’ -hosted by Dean Booty. Dean is the owner and founder of Stor More Self Storage and a valued customer of the Janus Group. In the interview Paul and Dean

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Janus sponsors online Spanish conference

 April 05, 2021

We thoroughly enjoyed the first ever online AESS conference on 4th-5th May. The two-day event was brilliantly moderated by Roberto Lopez and Rennie Schafer, CEO, FEDESSA. The many excellent speakers included David Raya Lara of Bluespace, Evan Lester of JLL, Guy Pinsent of Less Mess, as well as our very

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Green Storage opens new facility

 March 26, 2021

Fully digital storage chain Green Storage, a long-standing customer of Janus International Europe, has just launched a new facility in Handen, south of Stockholm. The Handen site uses the same digital platform, the Nokē Smart Entry system by Janus International, as all other Green Storage facilities. This means that the

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Case Study: FREIRAUM24

 March 25, 2021

About FREIRAUM24 FREIRAUM24 is an owner-managed Lübeck-based self storage company that stands for reliability, security and excellent service. Customers are the priority and always receive needs-based, individual storage space at fair prices. FREIRAUM24 is committed to environmentally friendly and sustainable business practices. The noticeable global climate change has prompted the

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International Women’s Day 2021

 March 08, 2021

  It’s no secret that women are underrepresented and underutilised in the global manufacturing sector. Despite efforts from national governments to encourage more women to study STEM subjects and opt for careers in this field, the statistics paint a bleak picture. Women make up under 25% of the manufacturing industry’s

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Case Study: storemore

 February 25, 2021

  About storemore The storemore team describes the self storage concept as the “hotel of things”. A modern type of storage in which you can store your belongings safely and cheaply in an external storage facility. The company attaches great importance to fair pricing, flexible contract conditions and high security

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Self storage firm hails excellent UK trading

 February 16, 2021

    The flexibility of the self storage sector has meant that it can adapt quickly to changing macro-economic circumstances. Throughout the current pandemic, the industry has demonstrated remarkable resilience, with rental incomes and occupancy levels remaining stable.   This week storage group Safestore stated that their full-year earnings are likely

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SureStore case study and Q&A with co-founder Andy Wood

 February 11, 2021

Andy Wood spoke to the Janus team about the SureStore group, the state of the UK self storage market and what the tenants of the future will expect from operators.   How would you describe SureStore? SureStore is leading the development of brand-new multi-purpose 5th generation self storage facilities in

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Janus sponsors Hacking Self Storage podcast

 February 01, 2021

We’re incredibly excited to announce that Janus International Europe is sponsoring the UK’s first self storage podcast; ‘Hacking Self Storage’ -hosted by Dean Booty. Dean is the owner and founder of Stor More Self Storage and a valued customer of the Janus Group. His podcast includes lots of self storage

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Janus International Group expands Australian self storage portfolio

 January 25, 2021

The leading global manufacturer and supplier of turn-key building solutions and access control for the self storage industry, Janus International Group, has expanded its portfolio of premier design and construction providers in the Australasian market with the recent acquisition of G&M Stor-More. G&M Stor-More has been constructing high quality storage

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Case Study: Self Storage Riga

 January 20, 2021

CEO and Co-Founder Augusts Iesalnieks Location Riga, Latvia Website www.selfstorage.lv About the company SELF STORAGE RIGA is a conversion facility in Latvia which opened in summer 2020. This was an existing building that was bought for the purpose of modernising and converting into a site to house self storage and

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Supply chain disruption January 2021

 January 11, 2021

Customers will be aware that supply chains across Europe (especially road haulage) are being severely disrupted by a combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and the new UK/EU customs regulations imposed with very little notice.   Janus International is committed to working through these issues with our customers to ensure that

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Open for business in Europe

 December 16, 2020

  Janus International has a long history of providing European self-storage operators with high quality products and solutions. We have been working closely with our partners to prepare for post-Brexit trading from 1st January 2021 and are delighted to have been granted Authorised Economic Operator status under Article 38 of

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The All-New, All-In-One External Smart Lock

 November 25, 2020

  Janus Releases “Nokē® ONE” External, “On-Door” Smart Lock   Janus International Europe (“Janus”), the leading global manufacturer and supplier of turn-key building solutions and new technology for the self-storage industry, announced the release of their all-new, high tech external smart locking solutions, the latest in their suite of Smart

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Highlights of the FEDESSA Online Conference 2020

 October 09, 2020

Janus International Europe supported the self storage industry once again as major sponsor of the FEDESSA Online Tradeshow & Conference This year the FEDESSA board decided to hold the first ever Online European Self Storage Conference, which took place from 6th-7th October 2020. The two days were packed with seminars

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Sustainability and our environment

 September 23, 2020

    Like You, Janus cares for the Planet and steel is one of the few materials with a truly closed recycling loop as it is not consumed but is recycled without the loss of quality or strength. In a world concerned with the changing climate, increased population, and a

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Janus Europe announces resumption of factory production from May 11th.

 May 07, 2020

Dear Customers and Partners, Janus Europe is delighted to announce that factory production in Europe will resume next week. We will be gradually increasing our production capabilities in line with our supply chain restraints and most importantly the new safe manufacturing procedures we have designed to comply with Government advice

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Janus Europe announces a temporary factory closure to combat covid-19.

 March 27, 2020

  Dear Customers and Partners, Further to the Government advice, concerns from our client base and most importantly the health & safety of our employees and their families we have taken the decision to close the European factory for production. We hope this (short) temporary interruption to our production will

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Coronavirus Update

 March 12, 2020

Given the escalating situation of the coronavirus across the globe we would like to take this opportunity to inform you what actions we are taking to protect you and your investments during this difficult period. At Janus we already have clear policies and procedures in place on how to handle

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Janus International Acquires Steel Storage Asia & Australasia

 January 16, 2020

Acquisition Expands the Global Availability of Janus’ Automated Product Suite Focused on Smart Entry, Electronic Access Control, Doors, Hallways and Mobile Storage Solutions   Temple, GA, January 16, 2020 – Janus International Group, (“Janus”), the leading global supplier of turn-key building solutions focused on a product suite of automated smart

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Highlights of FEDESSA Tradeshow, Oct 2019

 October 11, 2019

The FEDESSA Tradeshow and Conference was held over the 1-2nd of October 2019 in the heart of London. With famed Westminster Abbey as our backdrop, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre proved a fantastic venue for two days of seminars, networking and discussion. Please scroll to the bottom to see

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Janus International Europe Granted AEO Status

 September 11, 2019

Janus Europe is delighted to announce that HMRC has granted the company Authorised Economic Operator status under Article 38 of Regulation (EU) No 952/2013 – the Union Customs Code (UCC). This certification gives companies operating within the Single Market and the Customs Union a clear advantage when exporting internationally. The

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Highlights of Annual SSA UK Awards Dinner, June 2019

 June 28, 2019

The Annual SSA UK Awards Dinner was held at the Malmaison Hotel in Manchester on the 27th June, 2019. It was a great evening of networking and entertainment with a humorous rendition by a string quartet to finish off the evening after the awards had been announced.  Congratulations to the

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Highlights of the Spanish Self Storage Conference, May 2019

 May 24, 2019

On May 23rd, 2019, the annual Spanish Self Storage Conference & Trade Show took place in Barcelona at the Hotel Occidental Atena Mar. There were an estimated 25 companies and 150 guests in attendance at the event organised by the AESS (the Spanish self-storage association), while we were a major

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Highlights of AISI Italian Conference, Venice May 2019

 May 13, 2019

The AISI (self-storage association of Italy) hosted an industry conference at Hotel NH Venezia Laguna Palace on Saturday 11th May, in Venice. The event drew 50 Italian self-storage operators and included activities such as seminars, networking events and Q&A sessions. Janus International Europe were proud to be the main sponsor

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The ISS World Expo and the Self-Storage Asia Expo 2019 Highlights

 April 30, 2019

The Inside Self-Storage World Exposition: April 2019  On April 2-4, 2019, the Inside Self-Storage World Expo was held in Las Vegas, Nevada. There were eight European clients and over 3500 people in attendance. Adrian Starling, Sales Director, represented Janus International Europe and supported our partners, Janus International Group.  It was

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Highlights of Swedish Conference: Stockholm, April 2019

 April 12, 2019

The Swedish Self Storage Association hosted an industry conference in Stockholm on the 11th of April, 2019. The event drew many Swedish self-storage operators and included activities such as seminars, networking events and Q&A sessions. Janus International Europe were proud to be the main sponsor of this year’s Swedish Self

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The Self Storage Market Update 2019

 March 11, 2019

The JLL Self Storage Market Update 2019 is now available to download here. The report highlights: UK listed self storage market Operator overview Key updates from self storage operators: Big Yellow Safestore Lok ‘nStore Shurgard Find out more about key updates over the past year by downloading the report today. Click

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Announcing the Acquisitions of Nokē, Inc. and Active Supply and Design (CDM) Ltd

 December 15, 2018

The partnership will further the growth and development of the Nokē® Smart Entry System. Janus International Group, LLC (“Janus”), the leading global manufacturer and supplier of turn-key building solutions and new technology for the self-storage industry, today announced the acquisition of Nokē, Inc. (“Nokē”) the creators of high tech smart

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Merger Announcement

 November 13, 2018

Introducing Janus International Europe Ltd The Janus International Group are pleased to announce that effective from the 1st of January 2019, Steel Storage Europe Ltd will be merging with Janus International (UK) Ltd to form one company, Janus International Europe Ltd. The Highlights Product lines You will continue to benefit

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A Great Day of Golf and Networking

 June 20, 2018

14th June, Thursday morning, a group of budding self storage industry professionals gathered at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel for a day of golf, networking and the SSA UK AGM. This year’s Golf Day was sponsored by Janus International and Basil Fry. It was just the right weather to

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Shooting Day-Out With Steel Storage and RADical Systems

 May 31, 2018

On the 11th of May, Steel Storage (a Janus International company) and RADical Systems co-hosted a clay shooting day at Bisley Shooting Ground. The day started with a meeting in the Bisley clubhouse where it seems that time has stood still for the last hundred years. Everyone’s favorite, the bacon

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4 Signs You Need a Self Storage


Thinking about self storage? This infographic will clear all your doubts and highlight why and when you may need self storage and make the most out of it.               

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Janus International Named in the ‘Inc. 5000’ List

 September 29, 2017

Janus International Group LLC, a manufacturer of self-storage roll-up doors and building components, has been named to “Inc.” Magazine’s “Inc. 5000” list of fastest-growing private companies for the fourth time in the last nine years. Janus ranked No. 2,391 on the 2017 list, nearly 2,000 positions higher than when it

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Make Sure Your Cyber Security Plan Is In Place

 May 02, 2017

Self-storage builders often find themselves in charge of property that has a very high value, not only financially, but also to your reputation. People will store their valuables with you, whether that is a family heirloom, or a company’s important electronic equipment. Though you might think of yourself as a

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Should the Storage Sector Prepare for Greater Automation?

 March 28, 2017

The storage and transport industries are among those most likely to be affected by greater automation in the UK. This is according to research conducted by PwC, which found that by the early 2030s 56 per cent of jobs in this category could be at risk as a result of

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Self-Storage Represents a ‘Stable’ Investment Option

 March 07, 2017

With the UK’s economy evolving following the Brexit vote, and much uncertainty surrounding the economic prospects of the country once it officially leaves the EU, it’s only natural for investors to be looking for new investment opportunities that can bolster their portfolios. In an article for IPE Real Estate, Russell

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How to increase your net worth with self storage investment

 February 01, 2017

Self storage investment is a great, risk free way to increase your net worth quickly. Any investor will tell you that the key to being a successful investor is to owe several low-risk, high value properties. This will stabilize your portfolio and allow you to make greater financial risk in

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A buyer’s guide to self storage construction

 January 23, 2017

Doesn’t matter whether you are thinking of starting a self storage business or an existing self storage operator, answers to these 3 questions will help you understand your self storage construction better. Question 1: Aren’t steel gauge and steel grade the same thing? Answer: Steel gauge is an initial indication

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