Posted by Jon Whiten on September 4, 2007 in Uncategorized

Multi-Function (MFE) LED Beacons

Multi-status indication from the same beacon is sometimes necessary due to restrictions on space.  deegee has long had in its portfolio the MFE multi-function beacon, an LED beacon which has 360º viewing.  A single MFE LED beacon can give 8 different warning signals, switchable externally.  Offering pulsed, wig-wag and chasing patterns, in several styles and […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on July 21, 2007 in Uncategorized

deegee is 40 Years old today!

Today (21st July 2007) sees D. G. Controls Limited celebrating its 40th year in the beacon and sounder manufacturing business. Always having been a local business, originally based in Burton upon Trent, the existing site in Swadlincote, Derbyshire, was purpose-built in the late 1980’s.  Large enough for offices, manufacturing and warehousing, the site is well-sized […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on June 13, 2007 in Uncategorized

Beacon Post-Mount

Another exciting introduction to the deegee mounting accessories portfolio is the Beacon Post-Mount, officially launched at Hannover Messe 2007.  This uses a patented fixing system with anti-rotation properties, to fix many of the deegee beacons onto standard posts.  This makes installation very easy at car-park entrances, traffic barrier systems, loading bays, etc, where posts are […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on June 6, 2007 in Uncategorized


deegee lights the way at EuroLED 2007. Over 60% of deegee products are now either LED based or available as an LED option. It is a sector which is growing at around 40% per year. To this end deegee were pleased to exhibit the beacon and sounder range at EuroLED 2007, at the Motorcycle Museum […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on May 31, 2007 in Uncategorized

deegee beacon doctors the tardis

It is really difficult getting pictures of products in action – catalogue shots are so bland.  Well, in an attempt to re-dress the balance we have a section on our website displaying a number of our products in action – hopefully with more to come – see here for details. Even the pictures on our […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on May 21, 2007 in Uncategorized

International Fire Expo – Open for business

The doors are open on this year’s International Fire Expo.   It seems an absolute age since the last International Fire Expo – 2 years in fact! – but the wait is now over, the products are ready, the stand is built and we’re ready for our first visitors of the week. The show runs until […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on May 18, 2007 in Uncategorized

Did You Know

………Every time you receive beacons and sounders from deegee you help the environment? That’s right!  And it’s all because as a fundamental part of deegee‘s environmental policy, all packaging from goods coming into the company is saved and is re-used as secondary packaging by deegee.  In addition all primary cardboard packaging is manufactured from recycled […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on May 1, 2007 in Uncategorized

3-Colour LED Beacon

Causing a huge amount of interest at Hannover Messe 2007 was the new 3-colour LED Beacon (SBU/UNI-LED/Red/Amber/Green) from deegee.   Using sets of LEDs which allow Red, Amber or Green signals from the same unit, the beacon is perfect where space is at a premium.  Ideally suited to the R and the U housing from […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on April 23, 2007 in Uncategorized

Visitor numbers exceed expectations

We had a great opportunity to meet many of our deegee distributors in Hannover, Germany, at the Messe 2007 exhibition. Whilst the organisers were reporting visitor increases of around 10%, deegee went better than that with visitor enquiries up 15% on our 2006 show.  With our largest ever new product launch, in this our 40th […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on April 16, 2007 in Uncategorized

Largest ever product launch for D.G. Controls!

2007 represents our 40th year in business as a privately owned independent company and brings with it the largest ever product launch in the history of D.G. Controls Limited.  With introductions into virtually all corners of the range, these items add depth to our already comprehensive portfolio – certainly larger than any other UK beacon […]