EMS is founded in 1967 by Doug Lawrence as a Sub Contract Manufacturing company
In 1982 EMS moves to Unit 11a in the Herne Bay West Industrial Estate on Sea Street – there are less than a dozen staff
In 1985 EMS supplies the first of many VHF Personnel attack radio systems to the UK banking industry for staff personal protection.
In 1987 EMS supplies hardwired security systems for property and ATM protection across the UK banking industry
In 1988 EMS develop a computer based colour graphics system that shows alarm events on a monitor indicating the event type and its location.
1990 – EMS develop and launch a VHF Personnel Call System which is installed in the Board & Meeting Rooms of some major companies.
In 1992 the Iris Personnel attack radio systems supplied to the UK banking industry for staff personnel protection are upgraded from VHF to UHF.
In 1995 EMS supply a remote ATM controller system developed to protect ATM machines across the country.
In 2000 EMS releases the Radio Voice Evacuation addition developed for use with System 5000.
2001 and the introduction of Alkaline batteries reduces costs significantly. Each battery pack can be changed in minutes and has a realistic life of 5 years per pack based on normal usage.
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