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Reinhard Joins Keyline USA

David Reinhard has been named Director of Sales of Keyline USA. With 20 years of experience in the security industry, Reinhard has successfully developed markets around the world and is now charged with growing Keyline’s business in North America.


Kaba Ilco Offers Tours, Training

As part of an ongoing effort to develop and share industry knowledge with security professionals, associations, groups or individuals, Kaba Ilco Corp. opens its doors to industry groups for factory tours. The most recent group taking advantage of the opportunity was the North Carolina Locksmith Association, which had 80 members at the Rocky Mount facility for a full day of programs and the opportunity to observe Ilco’s extensive manufacturing/production capabilities, product expertise and quality control. The group, consisting of locksmiths ranging from individual business owners to those employed by government offices, universities and other facilities, had the opportunity to meet with product managers, who conducted hands on training and demonstrations of Ilco’s automotive, key cutting machines, cylinder and replacement hardware/storefront products. Associations, groups or individuals can make arrangements for a factory tour and training through local Ilco sales representatives or by calling 800-334-1381 and selecting Option 1 for customer service. www.ilco.us .


Registration Open for H.L. Flake Show

Registration is open for the 2015 H.L. Flake Security Hardware trade show, to be held, March 26-28, at its headquarters, 5235 Glenmont Dr., Houston, TX. In addition to vendor exhibits, CEUs will be offered in such areas as automotive, commercial, access control and more. Online registration for the show is available at www.regonline.com/hlflake2015. The headquarters hotel for the event is the Crowne Plaza Hotel Galleria Area, 7611 Katy Freeeway, Houston, TX, 877-834-3613. Registrants should mention the group rate ID, HLF. .

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Secura Key Enables Lockdown and Reporting

In response to many requests from dealers, system integrators and end users, Secura Key has now released SK-NET™ Version 5.20 Access Control System Software, featuring two new, critically important features: System Lockdown and Real-Time Door Status Reporting. These features work with either the Secura Key SK-ACPE-LE or the NOVA.16 (SK-MRCP) access control panels and Smart Readers. SK-NET™ provides three progressively more secure Lockdown levels including Global Lock, which cancels all Manual or Door Zone unlock commands; Global Inactive for Lockdown Group, which also places all doors in inactive mode; and Global Lockdown for Lockdown Group, which also disables REX or “remote open” inputs. A door status icon color indicates whether doors are unlocked, held or propped open, forced open, or if all doors are secure. Override cards can allow access at any reader for authorized users, such as first responders. www.securakey.com. .

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PDQ Launches Flat Goods Line

PDQ is launching a full line of flat goods, complementing its extensive portfolio of locks, exits, closers, electronic locks and hinges. Categories include flush bolts, surface bolts, coordinators, pulls, push plates, pull plates, door protection plates and general hardware. To support the launch, PDQ has created three new brochures and a supplemental price list. PDF files are posted on the company’s website, www.pdqlocks.com. Each provides a wide range of essential information for researching, specifying and ordering, including photos, drawings, dimensions, finishes, model numbers, mounting options, handing details, and more. .

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Kaba Acquires Advanced Diagnostics

Kaba Group has acquired Advanced Diagnostics Ltd. of Nuneaton (UK) and its related company Advanced Diagnostics USA Inc., based in Las Vegas. The companies specialize in developing programming equipment for the automotive industry. The equipment is used to program transponder-based replacement keys. .

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Kaba ADS Acquires Canadian Keyscan

Kaba ADS Americas has acquired Keyscan Inc., a Canadian manufacturer specializing in wired access control solutions. In addition to its traditional standalone and wireless systems, Kaba will now offer Keyscan's wired solutions, creating what Kaba says could be complete access control in virtually any commercial building. Since 1990, Keyscan products have been installed in more than 50,000 sites, with 10 million credentials and 65 million credential transactions processed daily throughout Canada, the United States and Mexico. "The integration of Keyscan will provide Kaba with access to a large, established network of low-voltage wholesalers, system integrators and security dealers, which presents valuable growth opportunities,” states Michael Kincaid, Chief Operating Officer for Kaba ADS Americas.

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Secura Key Hires Hawkins, Buys Equipment

Ryan Hawkins has been named Director of Card Manufacturing for Secura Key. In this position, he will oversee scheduling, production, printing and encoding of access control, RFID and high volume card products. Most recently, Hawkins was owner/partner at Phoenix Card Services. Concurrent with the hiring of Hawkins, Secura Key has acquired a new line of high-volume card production equipment, including a state-of-the-art large-format laminator and two high-speed Class A die cutters. The acquisition complements Secura Key’s existing card production capabilities and allows Secura Key to provide quicker manufacturing turnarounds of high-volume custom-printed cards and keytags. This includes the manufacture of HF, UHF, Magstripe, barcode and multiple technologies, for applications such as loyalty, school, hospitality, library, membership and transportation.

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Sigmund To Handle LAB Business Development

Mike Sigmund has rejoined the sales and marketing staff of LAB Security Systems as Director of New Business Development. He will focus on growing the LAB brand globally by working with major security distribution entities outside the U.S. market. Another major focus will be to identify and introduce LAB as a source for production lock tumbler pins, packaged pins and pinning kits to lock manufacturers around the world. Sigmund has over 25 years experience in the security industry with manufacturers such as TESA, KABA and Alarm Lock, as well as nine previous years with LAB.

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Exit Stopper Now Has 4-Channel Voice Receiver

To help solve problems of unauthorized exits and entries of fire or emergency doors, and help stop theft as well, STI now offers the Wireless Exit Stopper with 4-Channel Voice Receiver (STI-V6400WIR4) in nine versions for indoor use. The multifunction alarm is excellent in helping increase workplace security. If the protected door is opened, the Exit Stopper emits an ear piercing alarm (95 or 105 dB) for 30 seconds, three minutes or continuously (as present by the user) and transmits a signal to the 4-Channel Voice Receiver. The voice receiver “speaks” ten tones/tunes and 53 words (in English or Spanish). Up to four tones/tunes or words can be programmed in sequence to identify door status (ex: rear door open, side door alert, emergency exit door open, etc.). The Exit Stopper polycarbonate housing is backed by a three year guarantee against breakage in normal use and one year on electro mechanical and electronic components. 800-888-4784, www.sti-usa.com.

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Secura Key Updates Card Ordering Guide

In an effort to give resellers a reference tool for all aspects of the card ordering process, Secura Key has updated its Card Ordering Guide. The guide includes available card types, instructions on choosing formats and various printing options for all technologies in the Secura Key catalog. Significant changes include the addition of Wiegand card ordering information making it easier to order for the legacy system, as well as changes to the custom printing procedures. This new card capabilities guide is available in PDF format on the Secura Key website, www. securakey.com, and clicking SUPPORT/SALES_SERVICE/Ordering_Guides. .

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NC Locksmiths Plan February Show

The North Carolina Locksmith’s Association will host its Regional Security Trade Show and classes Feb. 27-28 at the Hickory Metro Convention Center, 1960 13th Ave. Dr., Hickory, NC. Classes will be held Friday from 12:30 – 5 p.m. and 6-10 p.m. The show will be on Saturday followed by free two-hour classes at 2:30 p.m. The event is the only locksmith trade show south of Washington, DC, drawing from North and South Carolilna, Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia. Information: nclashow@msn.com; www.ncla.us. .

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Intermountain Schedules Five Expos

Five IML Security Expos are scheduled by Intermountain Lock & Security Supply for 2015. Each Expo will have two days of classes followed by a one-day trade show. The events will be held at the Chapparal Suites, Scottsdale, AZ Feb. 4-6,;Universal City Hilton, Universal City, CA March 12-14,;Sheraton Denver West and Sports Authority Field, Denver, CO, June 17-19; Sheraton Downtown, Salt Lake City, UT, Sep. 23-25; and Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV, Nov. 3-5. The IML Expos bring thousands of customers each year along with over 100 manufacturers promoting current and new products. The events will have hands-on demonstrations, special pricing, training, food, prizes and more. Pre-registration opens two months prior to each individual event. Information: imlss.com.

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Olympus Lock Announces Non-Ferrous (Non-Magnetic) Cabinet Door and Drawer Locks For Medical MRI Applications

Olympus® Lock, Inc. announces the addition of an MRI line of cabinet door and drawer locks for use in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) areas. The new MRI locks are available on either the N Series 100M and 200M locks or R Series 500M and 600M locks. Features include all non-magnetic materials and components and the same easy rekeyability as Olympus’ standard series locks. MRI locks are available in US26D finish and can be ordered on stock keyed alike, keyed different or custom keyed. Optional key-retaining function is also available. www.olympus-lock.com, 800-525-0954.

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Lockcraft announces new transponder key

Lockcraft is proud to announce the new GM 5913736 Transponder Key. This key is part of the GM ignition switch recall from 2014. For more information on this key and the cylinder and ignition switches please visit http://www.lockcraftproducts.com/Keys/gm-5913736-transponder-key.html

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Arrow Intros Key Rotation Indicator Rose

Arrow’s new Key Rotation Indicator Rose for use on the QL97 series classroom intruder lockset is a standalone component that retrofits on to the QL97 lockset. The QL is a BHMA Grade 1 certified freewheeling lever lock. With a two-screw install, the QL lockset allows for quick installation and can retrofit any existing door. The QL is available in an array of finishes and functions, including the 97 “Classroom Intruder” function. The 97 Function uses a key to lock and unlock the door from the inside of a classroom. In an emergency situation, it allows the teacher to use their key to lock the outside lever from inside the classroom thereby preventing unauthorized entry. Because it requires a key, it prevents the students from accidentally locking the teacher out of the classroom. The inside lever is always free for emergency egress. The new Key Rotation Indicator Rose provides direction to which way to turn the key to lock the door in an emergency situation. The Indicator shows teachers that doors are locked. www.arrowlock.com.

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