Commercial Security

  • SDC Expands Line Of Non-Electrified Mechanical Locks

    Commercial and institutional locksmiths will be needed to install mechanical locks and master key systems for many years to come.

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • Codelocks CL600 Series Mechanical: On-Door Code Change

    Time to Install: 15 to 30 minutes Necessary Tools: 1-3/16” bit (minimum cross bore opening), 3/8” bit...

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • Getting ’em Coming AND Going

    RCI Introduces DE8310 Delayed Egress And EW8310 Early Warning Electromagnetic Locking systems

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • New Product Spotlight

    A & B Fire Safes A & B Safe Corporation is adding a new line of insulated fire safes to its product offering. These One & Two Hour fires safes are available in nine single-door models and three double-door models. They accept all current electronic...

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • The Evolution Of Access Control

    Institutional locksmiths share their views on standalone locks, electronic access control and wireless systems.

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • Making It Easier To Open The Door

    In my experience, people never want to use two hands to open a door. Whenever possible, most people try to unlock and open the door with the same hand. People will use the key to push or pull a door open. For many narrow stile aluminum glass doors...

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • Dispenser Keys: A New Profit Source

    Unified KeySource has developed business relationships with companies in the dispenser field and makes these keys readily available to the locksmith industry.

    Article • June 2nd, 2009

  • LSI – Security Training at Its Best

    It’s rare in this day and age that a company can claim to have been in business for more than 50 years. This is particularly true in the security industry, where many businesses started shortly after Sept. 11, 2001. That being said, for more than 50...

    Article • June 2nd, 2009

  • Clark Security’s Merrifield Sees Economic Upswing Ahead

    Mr. Merrifield said that all businesses have dodged a “near-death” experience and have become more cautious. He predicts that by mid-to-late 2009, the economy will improve.

    Article • June 2nd, 2009

  • Door Basics

    Locksmiths service door locks. If the door is equipped with a closer, be it surface mount or concealed, locksmiths service door closers. Locksmiths adjust door hinges so the door can close. Why not install doors? They can be a very profitable option...

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Selling Home Safes

    A safe rating label indicates the minimum standards to which a safe has been rated. Not all brands of the safes in a specific category offer the same protection.

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • ASP Supermarkets

    ASP is offering incentives for distributors that stock its most popular items.

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • 30 Under 30: Kristina Leipzig

    Nearly three years ago, Kristina Leipzig was ready for a career change and picked locksmithing as her new career. The 29-year-old and her fiancé first started a mobile locksmithing service, Aurora Lock and Safe, almost three years ago. Then in January...

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Opening The Door To Standalone Biometrics

    Two market drivers of biometrics are convenience and security. New products from BioAxxis, Bio-View, Marks USA and eKey USA deliver both convenience and added security.

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • 30 Under 30: Tommy Shafer

    Getting Started In A family Locksmithing Business

    Article • March 1st, 2009