Ziptide November 2012

Nov. 2, 2012


Company Listings: Manufacturers and distributors: Locksmith Ledger asks for your help. If you haven’t already done so, please be sure to update your information for our 2013 Security Register right away. This comprehensive reference guide will be mailed to Locksmith Ledger subscribers in December 2012. It contains alphabetical listings of manufacturers and distributors serving our industry, full contact information and a product cross-reference section to help our readers locate sources for the products they need. E-mail [email protected] and we will send you an individual link that enables you to review and update your company's listing online or blank listing forms in pdf format.

Trade Associations: We are also updating our annual listing of active locksmith and trade associations and we need help from our readers. If we cannot verify that an association’s information is valid, we will not be able to list that association in our directory issue. Please take the time to verify your information and let the editors of Locksmith Ledger know about any changes. Letters and e-mails have been sent to the addresses in our database.  Again, e-mail [email protected] if you need to check the status of your listing or would like a blank form.


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