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November 2016

MacDonald Humfrey is a globally recognized leader in the deployment of operationally effective and efficient aviation checkpoint security solutions, as well as in the development of state-of-the-art process automation and collaborative robotic capabilities supporting aviation and other adjacent markets.

December 2014
MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd have been called in by Bucharest Airport to upgrade the existing design solution to ensure the system throughputs and security compliance of the new terminal HBS standard 3 solution.
December 2014
Glasgow Airport has joined Edinburgh Airport as two of the three major Airports in Scotland to vote for the introduction of the Mach-Secure® suite of products to increase efficiency & security through their terminals.
December 2014
The Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd Mach-Smart Lane along with the unique Mach-SmartView product and the SEMS (Security Efficiency Management Systems has been chosen by Eurostar to enhance security and efficiency at the Key entry point to Europe.
June 2014
MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd are delighted Heathrow Airport have selected the innovative Mach-Secure® suite of products, with the installation in T2A consisting of 24 Mach-SmartLanes® with Mach-SmartView® in the CSA and 8 Mach-Smartlanes® with Mach-SmartView® in Flight Connections. There are also 2 Mach-SmartLanes® with Mach-SmartView® in T2B Flight Connections.
May 2014
The Mach-SmartARCS product is designed to simplify, manage and improve the complete regulatory process for Airport security compliance.
May 2014
The original project was for a new arrivals facility at Doha International airport comprising of 8 arrivals carousels and their associated loading and baggage screening conveyor systems.
April 2014
MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd’s drive for continuous improvement and our proven record of reliability have no doubt played a part in the award of a 3 year support contract for the Sort Allocation Computer System (SAC) at Birmingham Airport. 
December 2013
Stansted Airport’s £80million terminal transformation project reached its latest milestone today (Dec 6) when the first section of the new security search area opened to passengers. The first phase of the project has seen the security area relocated away from its ‘landlocked’ central location to a new area twice the size and flooded with natural light on the south side of the terminal building
April 2013
Passengers departing from London Stansted will now use state-of-the-art smart technology before they enter the security screening area as part of the airport’s drive to improve the passenger experience.
March 2013
The MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd Mach-Smart Lane®, along with the unique Mach-SmartView® product, has been chosen by the Houses of Parliament to enhance security at the entry to Portcullis House as well as increase the efficiency of processing visitors to one of the most visited buildings in the World.
March 2013
Due to the continued success experienced in South East Asia with many of its long standing blue chip clients, Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd has established a subsidiary company in Singapore
September 2012
MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd are delighted to announce that Gatwick Airport have been  recognised for their outstanding efforts to improve the passenger experience at the 2nd Future Travel Experience Awards, which were presented at the Future Travel Experience 2012 Gala Evening in Vancouver 
May 2012
The new Mach-SmartAccess automated boarding pass gates allow authorised passenger access to the security area and the departure lounges.
January 2012
The new Mach-SmartTutorial® product is part of an ongoing development adopting Quadratica’s market leading X-Ray security training product X-Screen®
July 2011
The award of the ‘Sort Allocation Computer System’ five year operations and maintenance contract at Bucharest Otopeni Airport further advances the reputation and commitment of MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd within the field of Airport Technology.
June 2011
The integration of the established Mach-BRS into the Mach-Secure suite of products offers a seamless solution to a number of outstanding security anomalies within the Airport Industry.
April 2011
The Mach-SmartAccess® gate system upon reading the presented boarding card automatically verifies the passenger is authorised to proceed on his journey. An Innovative and intelligent display system informs the passenger in a simple and intuitive manner.
April 2011
Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd in conjunction with their subsidiary company Exmac Automation will undertake the complete trim and final mechanical handling systems for the new Landrover vehicle due to be launched next year.
April 2011
MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd having completed some major technical installations at three BP plants for the introduction of Bio-Ethanol have been awarded a 24 hour 365 day emergency technical contract.