LINCE over 45 years of security.

Since 1975, LINCE ITALIA has made a name for itself as a leading company in the security sector.

This success stems from the extensive experience it has acquired over the years and the desire to create something unique, tailored to the needs of installers and end users. Our products, which are made in Italy and acclaimed the world over, are in step with market expectations, guaranteeing all the precision and innovation of anti-intrusion technology.

LINCE ITALIA’s mechanical and electronic design, product and testing departments are all housed in a 7,000 m2 facility, situated just a few kilometres outside Rome, guaranteeing all the conformity testing in compliance with current regulations. Providing simplicity through technology is the ultimate goal of the LINCE team.

Over the years, the company has produced more than twenty industrial property rights (patents, models, etc.) through ongoing commitment to research and development. A new eco-friendly approach is showcased by the construction of a 400KW photovoltaic roof and the gradual use of less polluting materials.

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The best guarantee we can offer our customers is compliance with all sector regulations, the CE marking of products, certifications for the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System, ISO 45001:2018 Occupational health and safety management system and LINCE ITALIA’s 100% Made in Italy certification, plus with our constant commitment.

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Our values

We promote the culture of honesty and transparency and we share reciprocal respect with our employees, suppliers, distributors and installers. The attention we pay to details and the innovative approach to our work has made us a centre of excellence in the security industry. In order to offer efficient and sustainable solutions, we invest in the continual training of our staff from design to the installation of our systems.

Our
vision

“We want your family be feel safe at all times, wherever you are. We believe that a country that is more secure is also a better one.”

Our mission

Since 1975, we have been committed to ensuring that all our customers feel safe at home and at work, at all times. Which is why we design and produce innovative, cutting-edge, high-quality security systems that are simple to use and 100% Made in Italy. We wholeheartedly invest in research, development and continual training. We are represented all over Italy by a network of specialists supporting the installers to guarantee security and peace of mind to our customers.

 

 

The history

The seed of what would eventually become Lince was sown in via Morena 46 in Ciampino. The Mercuri&Odorizzi precision mechanics workshop was registered in the Rome Chamber of Commerce on December 29, 1975. Modest machinery, but an abundance of enthusiasm in the two new young entrepreneurs.

1977 – 1979

Introduction into the world of security with the production and assembly of aluminium rotary sirens on behalf of RO.CO., the burglar alarm company. In April 1979, the rotary siren was launched on the market, the first Lince brand product.

 

1980 – 1986

The first advertisement in the BURGLAR ALARM sector-based magazine, participation in the first security fair with a complete range of security accessories. In addition to the accessories, the range of products was completed by control units, detectors, self-powered sirens and automatic phone diallers.

 

1987 – 1989

Lince became Lince Elettronica S.r.l. and moved into its first facility in Via Umberto Maddalena in Ciampino. The patent for resolving false alarms in roller shutter contacts was filed; a pioneering solution that still leads the field.

In joint partnership with Bentel, Lobotec Srl was established in Corropoli where the largest factory, at the time, for the design and construction of alarm systems was built.

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1991 – 1994

The first advertisement in the BURGLAR ALARM sector-based magazine, participation in the first security fair with a complete range of security accessories. In addition to the accessories, the range of products was completed by control units, detectors, self-powered sirens and automatic phone diallers.

2000 – 2006

Lince Italia became a public limited company (S.p.A.). The company relocated to the 3,500 m2 facility in Via Mura dei Francesi in Ciampino.

At IFSEC 2004 in Birmingham, BOBBY, the first external intrusion detector with 2 PIR and 1 MW + Anti-masking was launched.

A large-scale campaign of training courses aimed at installers who arrived en masse from all over Italy

 

2006 – 2011

A large-scale campaign of training courses aimed at installers who arrived en masse from all over Italy. Major investments in research and development with a significant increase in engineers and technicians.

Lince filed the industrial invention patent for the use of a triaxial accelerometer on detectors for alarms to replace mechanical anti-sabotage devices. The BABY triple technology curtain detector presented at IFSEC the following year would be the first sensor in the world featuring this technology.

Lince relocated to the new 7,000 m2 facility in Ariccia.

2013 – 2018

Lince took part in a TV advertising campaign for the first time on the Italian Canale 5 national network.

In joint partnership with two major foreign companies, LINCE founded MAZi Security Systems GmbH, a company based in Tonisvorst, Germany. The company set itself the goal of distributing professional CCTV systems throughout the world.

In joint partnership with a major security-sector company, LINCE opened its Safety Light division.

 

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