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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.
October Lishi Academy Set at Midwest Keyless
Space is filling fast for the next Lishi Academy, Oct. 9 at the corporate offices of Midwest Keyless in Spring Grove, IL. The Academy will explore how the various Lishi automotive tools can be used by locksmiths to open virtually any vehicle on the road today. Academy students will learn how to use the Lishi tool and then will cut keys on machines such as the Keyline Ninja Laser. Spring Grove is in northern Illinois, approximately one hour from O’Hare Airport. More information is available by calling Midwest sales representatives at 815-675-0404.
ILA Schedules National Conference
The Institutional Locksmiths’ Association 2015 Education Conference will be held Oct. 7-11 at the Doubletree Hotel in Greensboro, NC. Registration, materials, class schedules, certification and further information is available at www.ilanational.org.
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.
One IML Security Expo remains in 2015. The Expo has two days of classes followed by a one-day trade show.
The event will be held at the 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.