The Locksmith Documentary - Season 1 Episode 4:  Importance Of Tradeshows, Education & New Product

March 31, 2024
Indicator devices take at spotlight at the IML California Expo

In this installment of The Locksmith Documentary, Wayne Winton walks the show floor at the IML California Expo, held Feb. 21-23 in Los Angeles.  He also talks about the value of attending industry shows.

Following are some of the show booths and products that caught his eye:

·       GKL Products: The Hinge Doctor, Bridge Kits

·       Suprema biometric access control products

·       Ehterwan

·       Lock Labs key machines: Messenger, Triton Plus, Black Widow

·       Lishi picks

·       pdk cloud-based access control

·       Olympus Lock

·       UNV cameras

·       ASSA ABLOY:  Medeco and ASSA high security locks, Arrow indicator locks, HES strikes, Securitech anti-ligature door hardware and three-point locks

·       Megapro retractable screwdrivers

·       KitLock by Codelocks

·       BEA buttons

·       Napco / Alarm Lock Trilogy locks

·       Marks: antiligature trim, locks and exit devices

·       Milesight cameras

·       Allegion: exit device with keyed cylinder, LCN 4040XP door closers, advance look at upcoming cylindrical, mortise and exit trim indicator locks

·       Lockly electronic deadbolts with fingerprint readers

·       Aiphone video entry systems

·       Trimco: hands-free products, latch plates

·       Speco Technologies cameras

·       Lockey pushbutton locks

·       Frontline Defense: full length latchguards

·       Lucky Line, key cabinets and novelty items

·       GMS lock cylinders

Another highlight at all IML Expos is lunch, with a prime rib carving station. Visit to see upcoming events.