News Briefs January 2011

Jan. 11, 2011

Walmart™ Chooses Alarm Lock's DL2700 For Remodel

Alarm Lock is supplying its top-selling Trilogy® T2 DL2700 to a major procurement company, which supplies Walmart General Contractors nationwide. The Trilogy® DL2700s are used in the Pharmacy for access control into that restricted area. To date, Alarm Lock has supplied hundreds of units to Walmart.

Retail giant Walmart chose Alarm Lock's Trilogy® DL2700 over competitive models, reportedly based on its value, features and reliability. Ease of programming by Walmart personnel was also a contributing factor. By using the Alarm Lock T2, Walmart will save on costly repairs and service issues and will be installing them in several hundred more remodeled stores in the coming months.
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Western Federal Public Defender's Office Chooses Trilogy Networx™

Twenty-three Trilogy Networx™ locks were installed at the Headquarters of the Federal Public Defender's office in Tucson. Trilogy Networx™ was also installed at their facilities in Yuma, Phoenix & Salt Lake City, all being controlled out of the Tucson office.

Trilogy Networx™ Locks eliminate door-to-door programming and audit trail retrieval by communicating wirelessly via Ethernet or 802.11B/G, while providing all original Trilogy standalone lock's functionality. They provide a quick, easy, economical access system with advanced features & functions, like automatic schedules, event logs and support for 2000 doors and 5000 existing Prox. ID Cards/Badges, but with no wires to run, and no access panels or power supplies to buy or install.

Yale® Locks & Hardware Donates 500,000th lockset to Habitat for Humanity

Yale Locks & Hardware, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, celebrated a major milestone in its 10-year, $11 million partnership with Habitat for Humanity, with the installation of the 500,000th lockset the company has provided for Habitat houses primarily across the United States. The lockset was installed in partnership with Loudon County Habitat for Humanity and a Loudon County Habitat homeowner.

"Yale is very proud to be partners with Habitat for Humanity to secure families in their new homes," said Dick Krajewski, general manager for Yale Locks & Hardware. "We hope each family feels a sense of pride and accomplishment the first time they unlock the door to their new home and a new beginning."

The ASSA ABLOY Group and Yale Locks & Hardware joined Habitat's affordable housing work in 2001 with a commitment of $5 million in interior and exterior locksets and complimentary technical advice to Habitat affiliates regarding use and installation. Yale renewed this commitment in 2006, exceeding its second $5 million pledge by nearly $1 million. The company also supports Habitat house construction through employee volunteerism on build sites near Group locations in Mason City, Iowa; New Haven, Conn.; Charlotte, N.C.; Roanoke, Va. and New York City.

"Yale's support of Habitat quite literally provides the keys to success and a sense of security, which all people want for themselves and their families," said Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International. "Yale's gift in kind allows Habitat affiliates to direct more resources to other construction expenses. We are delighted to celebrate this tremendous milestone, and we are grateful to have Yale as such a faithful and committed partner."

Yale® Locks & Hardware, with plant operations in Lenoir City, Tenn., develops and manufactures a comprehensive line of door hardware and locks, including an extensive range of mortise and cylindrical locks, exit devices, door closers, electromechanical products and key systems. Included in this product field are windstorm certified locks, designer hardware, and photoluminescent and antimicrobial hardware coatings. Visit for complete bored lock, mortise lock, exit device, door closer, and key systems product specifications.

The Mirage Chooses Marks USA Custom Locksets

Marks USA's Custom Lockset Division brings a unique design to The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Custom Lockset Division manufactured solid stainless steel leversets for over 3,000 rooms in this luxury hotel located on the Las Vegas strip.

Marks USA's Custom Lockset Division locksets are manufactured from metals using mixes of virgin and 10 percent recycled metals (post consumer) to reduce environmental impacts from extracting and processing virgin materials.

The Mirage is one of the most well-known hotels in Las Vegas. making Marks USA proud to add it to the growing list of commercial buildings where their Grade 1 Locksets are currently in use.
Marks USA has become a leading proponent of Value Engineered solutions on a wide array of high-end projects. Being a somewhat smaller and much more agile lock and security hardware manufacturer, Marks USA can produce both standard and custom items. Company personnel think "outside the box," giving Marks USA its niche in the contract hardware industry.
In the contract market, Marks have made substantial inroads specifically in the high-end condominium and hotel market. Additionally, the company has produced a unique range of products for Hospital and Facilities markets.
For more information visit or call 1-800-526-0233.