SARGENT Wins 2012 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, Dec. 12 — SARGENT, an ASSA ABLOY Group brand, announces that the IN100 lock with ASSA ABLOY Aperio™ wireless technology has received a 2012 Product Innovation Award (PIA) from Architectural Products magazine. The PIA honors innovation in the development and refinement of buildings-related products that run the gamut from cladding systems to interior finishes.

As part of the Aperio family of wireless locks, the IN100 makes access control easy and affordable, offering effortless expansion of existing access control systems.

“SARGENT is honored to receive a 2012 Product Innovation Award for the IN100,” said Peter Boriskin, Director of Product Management – Electronic Access Control, for ASSA ABLOY Americas. “Judged by a group of 50 independent industry professionals, the PIA program is an impartial product review that allows Architectural Products Magazine to present to its readers, items their peers found innovative. This award underscores our continued commitment to developing unique and valuable access control solutions for a variety of applications ranging from commercial office space to critical infrastructure.”

Available in cylindrical or mortise lock configurations, the SARGENT IN100 lockset supports HID® 125kHz prox or 13.56 MHz iCLASS® contactless credentials. The IN100 features an integrated reader, monitoring and a wireless radio, simplifying installation and reducing material costs.

“Building on the success of last year’s inaugural program, our second edition of the awards proves commercial building manufacturers are committed to, and are working arduously toward, delivering more sustainable products, as well as products that deliver better performance, life and affordability,” said Jim Crockett, Editorial Director, Architectural Products Magazine.

Included in SARGENT’s product offerings are windstorm certified locks and exit devices, hardwired and wireless access control devices, designer levers and an antimicrobial hardware coating. Visit our website for bored lock, mortise lock, exit device and key system product specifications. For more information, visit