Institutional

  • SD-962AR-36G Exit Device

    SECO-LARM is currently shipping the new UL (USA and Canada) listed SD-962AR-36G Grade 1 heavy-duty Rim-type push bar exit device that mounts on the inside of any standard door to securely block entry to a protected premises while allowing users inside the...

    Product • June 1st, 2011

  • Door Closers, Top to Bottom

    The most important thing about door closers has nothing to do with the closers themselves. Before installing, servicing or adjusting a door closer, make certain the hinges are properly lubricated, the hinge screws are tight and the door closes smoothly...

    Article • May 31st, 2011

  • Keybrid Incorporated

    The Keybrid combines a key ring w/ a standard key blank (SC1 / Schlage or KW1 / Kwikset) which covers 95% of the front door cylinders in North America. By using one, an individual can always quickly & easily find their front door key. Invented in 2009, we...

    Company • May 25th, 2011

  • MAS Intercom Signs First U.S. Distribution Partner

    Custom Electronic Supply of San Jose, Calif. picks up new line of Intercom systems for residential and commercial applications

    Press Release • May 25th, 2011

  • ADI Toolapalooza: Coming to a Branch Near You

    Don’t miss the ADI Toolapalooza tour coming to a branch near you. From May 23rd to May 27th, ADI will highlight a different industry-leading tool vendor at its locations across the country and will offer 20 percent off their products. Security...

    Press Release • May 18th, 2011

  • Growing Your Business Through Strategic Partnerships

    Whatever your situation as a locksmith, you probably are looking for ways to grow your business. But in order to grow your business and compete with the larger players, you need a plan. You need sales leads, you need to advertise and you need to obtain...

    Article • May 16th, 2011

  • ASSA ABLOY Acquires Portafeu

    ASSA ABLOY has acquired Portafeu, the French market leader in customized fire doors. Portafeu offers fire-rated flame-retardant, firebreak and blast-resistant doors for commercial and residential customers as well as for special closures. "I am...

    Press Release • May 12th, 2011

  • Advances in Wireless Electronic Access Control

    In the beginning, there were the battery operated electromechanical locks. You entered a code into the keypad and if the code was correct, the lock unlocked, permitting retraction of the latch bolt. Over time, additional credentials were introduced...

    Article • May 12th, 2011

  • Corporate Safe Specialists Merges With Fire King

      Corporate Safe Specialists, Inc. (“Corporate Safe”), a Posen, IL-based provider of cash management products and services, including traditional safes, intelligent safes, and services, has merged with its portfolio company, FKI Security Group...

    Press Release • May 11th, 2011

  • Business Cycle

    The majority of people who became locksmiths have some things in common; we understand mechanical things and enjoy working with our hands. As a 12-year-old, I was already the neighborhood bicycle repair guy and freely fixed any bike that came along. My...

    Article • May 10th, 2011

  • ALOA Scholarship Fund Supports Alabama Disaster Relief

    The non-profit ALOA Scholarship Foundation (ASF) has donated Inventory Surplus comprised of 294 Dorma and Arrow leverets, knobsets and deadbolts, a value in excess of $22,000, to the Alabama Disaster Relief. This inventory has been donated by lock...

    Press Release • May 9th, 2011

  • Passing Muster: What You Need to Know About Mobile Mustering

    Imagine an emergency scenario — fire, bomb threat, gas leak — in which you need to evacuate your building or campus. The proper alerts have been sounded, people have migrated to the mustering location and first responders are on the scene. How do...

    Article • May 5th, 2011

  • Servicing Large Trucks and Semis

    Probably one of the most confusing areas of locksmithing is servicing large trucks and semis. Most of these vehicle manufacturers are not associated with car manufacturers and may not have specific time or production changes. To make servicing these...

    Article • May 4th, 2011

  • LS-2 Software Managed Keypad Access Control

    The full featured LS-2 series locksets provide large system features for an at-the-door solution. The LS2 series locksets are a perfect choice to manage door access that may otherwise not be available through traditional hardwired access systems. The LS-2...

    Product • May 3rd, 2011

  • Secured Series PC Software Managed Access Control

      The Secured Series Max 3 access system hardware with Hub Manager Professional software is “access simplified”. The Max 3 is powerful and easy to install and program for small to midsized applications. The Max 3 system provides a secure...

    Product • May 3rd, 2011