Akron Hardware Partners with FedEx
Effective immediately, Akron Hardware will ship all customer orders via FedEx Ground or FedEx Expedited services. All ground orders will continue to ship from Akron Hardware’s distribution centers free of charge - with no minimums or annual volume requirements.
For more information, call 800-321-9602 or visit www.akronhardware.com.
A1 Security Mfg. Launches New Web Site
A1 Security Manufacturing invites locksmiths to visit its new web site at WWW.DEMANDA1.COM. New features and tools include:
• Quick Quote Feature
• Distributor Locator Tool
• Product Video (coming soon)
• PAK Application Guide
• Catalog Download
• Product Search
• A1 Industry Advertisements
• Editorials (coming soon)
• News Letter
• Events (coming soon)
• Locksmith Quotes on A1 Tools
Once you have located a product, you will see the QUICK QUOTEBOX on the right hand side of the page. You can register and then send a request for quote from up to three of your favorite distributors.There’s no need to search their latest sales flyers because you will receive an email from your distributor that lists their best price.
LCA Sales Company Represents Altronix In New Jersey & NYC
Altronix, a leading manufacturer of low voltage power supplies and accessories for the electronic security industry, has named LCA Sales Company of Hawthorne, NY, as its manufacturers' representatives for New Jersey and the greater New York City area.
"LCA Sales Company is a highly respected manufacturer's rep organization, and we are pleased to have them on our team," said Alan Forman, President, Altronix. "Their extensive knowledge of the market, combined with a proven track record of comprehensive support and professionalism, will help to strengthen our leadership position in this territory."
The company is headed by industry veteran Joel Schwartz. LCA Sales Company's headquarters are located at 5 Skyline Drive, Hawthorne, NY. "The Altronix product line is highly synergistic with our existing line of security and surveillance products," said Schwartz. "We look forward to representing their outstanding lineup of power and technology solutions."
To contact LCA Sales call 1-800-522-7377, fax 1-800-933-4789 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on Altronix, visit www.altronix.com.
ASSA ABLOY Completes LaserCard Acquisition
ASSA ABLOY has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LaserCard Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed company (LCRD) and a leading provider of secure ID solutions to governments and commercial clients.
LaserCard's unique portfolio of card products, services, and solutions for complex ID management are used by 400 customers in 44 nations. The company's strength is in its propriety knowhow and highly differentiated secure credential technologies used for citizen identification, border security, government service delivery, and facility access applications.
LaserCard is based in California and also has offices in Rastede and Ratingen in Germany, employs 182 people and had a turnover of $59 million for 2009.
Under the terms of the merger agreement, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ASSA ABLOY AB will commence a tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of LaserCard common stock. The transaction is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2011.
"I am very happy to welcome LaserCard to the ASSA ABLOY Group. LaserCard is one important step in a rapidly converging market and will give us valuable knowledge, capabilities and growth opportunities" said Johan Molin, President and CEO of ASSA ABLOY.
"I welcome LaserCard and its employees to our Group. Together with HID, Fargo and recently acquired ActivIdentity, this acquisition creates a comprehensive set of secure credentialing capabilities for government issued ID programs and a unique platform of technology and knowhow for future development of eGovernment solutions" said Denis Hébert, Executive Vice President ASSA ABLOY and Head of business unit HID Global.