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Midwest Keyless Distributes Ilco, Strattec
Midwest Keyless is now a distributor for KABA Ilco Corp. and Strattec Security Corp. “Securing these two vendors is an important move for us because it further solidifies our position as one of the leading automotive locksmith distributors in the nation,” said Rick Lehecka, owner and president of Midwest Keyless. In addition to KABA Ilco and Strattec, Midwest is also a stocking distributor for Advanced Diagnostics, AE Tools, Framon, JMA USA, Keyline USA, Laser Key Products, Original Lishi, SuperVAG and Zed-FULL. In addition, Midwest sells its own line of Virgin OEM transponder automotive keyblanks, is the host site of the Original Lishi Academy, offers equipment financing and has dedicated automotive locksmith professionals available for consulting and tech support. All of Midwest’s products include a two-year full replacement warranty. www.mwkeyless.com.
STI Debuts Heated Polycarbonate Enclosure
The Heated Type 4X Polycarbonate Enclosure from STI offers a way to secure electronics outside and in exposed environments such as unheated warehouses, storage units, freezers, etc. The radiant heat plate prevents LCD displays from becoming sluggish or freezing. Designed to operate on 12, 16.5 or 24 volts, the enclosure includes three thermostats; a control thermostat, over temperature safety thermostat and a low temperature warning which can connect to a supervisory panel. Molded of clear polycarbonate (extremely difficult to break), each protected unit can be clearly seen and quickly identified. The product includes an exterior key lock, mounting hardware and gaskets. Other sizes available. www.sti-usa.com, 800-888-4784.
Lockmasters Signs Hardware Vendors
Lockmasters is now stocking select Grade 1 & 2 commercial hardware from Cal-Royal and Marks USA as well as Grade 1 & 2 residential hardware from Master. For more details call 800.654.0637 Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:30 pm ET or visit www.lockmasters.com
IDN Purchases Wilco Supply
IDN, Inc. has acquired the assets of Wilco Supply of Oakland, CA. A new company, IDN-Wilco, will continue to operate out of the same offices in Oakland. Wilco has been family owned and operated by the Williams family since the 1940s.
H.L. Flake Sets Show Dates
H.L. Flake Security Hardware has scheduled its annual trade show, education and party for March 17-19, 2016, at the company’s headquarters in Houston, TX. For more information call the company toll-free, 800-231-4105.
Connected Security Expo Debuts at ISC
A new security event where industry professionals will experience physical security from an IT security lens will be unveiled at ISC West April 6-8, 2016 in Las Vegas.
Sponsored by the Security Industry Association, Connected Security Expo @ ISC West will be a conference led event which will be co-located with the ISC West show. It will explore the evolving role of chief information security officers as they continue to develop both a physical and logical security viewpoint. www.iscwest.com.
Ilco Offers Cloner Trade-Up Through December
Kaba Ilco Corp. has launched a trade in program on cloning tools that can save locksmiths up to 65%. From Oct. 12 – Dec. 11, 2015 Ilco will exchange a selection of cloning tools for the RW4 Plus. The offer also includes a clonable key kit containing modular, Flip and Look Alike ® keys. The RW4 Plus is a stand-alone, updateable cloning tool that does not require an internet connection or app. Owners who wish to trade up can get more information from distributors.
Personali-Keys Adds Shape
Kaba Ilco Corp. is refreshing and expanding its Personali-Keys® decorated line. The latest addition is the "Shape" Personali-Keys line, featuring whimsical, eye-catching designs on specially designed oversized bows that include additional embossing detail. The second new line, "Big" Personali-Keys, features trendy, popular designs on the oversized versions of Kwikset®, Schlage® and Weiser® head shaped keys. Several merchandising displays are available for the new additions. www.ilco.us, 800-334-1381, option 1
STI Extends Reach of Wireless Chime
The UL/cUL listed, FCC certified Wireless Doorbell Chime from STI now has a range of up to 500 feet between transmitter and receiver. The chime can be used as an entry request or for other special needs, such as a pager for a person who requires special care. Front and back doors can be distinguished by adding transmitters and selecting one of 10 different sounds on an additional button. The receiver can be plugged into any indoor electrical outlet and no electrical wiring or through-the-wall drilling is needed for installation. www.sti-usa.com, 800-888-4784.
CCL Unveils 87K Code Electronic I-Lock
The I-Lock four-button electronic cabinet lock with touch screen entry from CCL Security Products offers users a 1- to 8-digit PIN code with 87,380 possible codes. The lock, which works in any application that has a standard keyed cam lock, can be programmed for standard use where the user code is the same until it is reset, or it can be programmed for one-time use An audible alarm sounds when the incorrect code is entered four times and a low battery warning sounds when 200 cycles remain. The unit is operated by a single button low power consumption cell with a one year battery life. Made from UV protected ABS material, the lock can be used on metal and wood doors with thickness of 0.6mm-22mm and is available in either vertical or horizontal (non stock) handing. www.cclsecurity.com.
The National Locksmith is looking for an automotive specialist that has the equipment and ability to service most vehicle make and models, focusing primarily on the newer transponder equipped vehicles. Potential candidate needs to poses the ability to service all mechanical locks, produce duplicate keys of all types, program transponders, show vehicle opening procedures and have photography and writing ability to document and produce technical step-by-step articles
If interested send an e-mail inquiry with a phone number to us at TNLAutoSpecialist@gmail.com and we will get back with you to discuss further as well as monetary compensation.