Volume 45, Issue 5 - May 2010



company news
C.R. Laurence Announces Acquisition of Key Control Specialists
Los Angeles-based C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. (CRL) has acquired Key Control Specialists (KCS). KCS is a manufacturer of several lines of keyed, thumbturn and combination locks for windows, doors and display cases.

“For years we have provided our customers with a wide variety of commercial lock systems and components, as well as a full line of transaction hardware.” says Lloyd Talbert, president of CRL. “The extensive product line, technology and experience we gain from KCS will help us provide our customers with additional high quality security solutions.”

Gary Noha, brand manager for the KCS Locksmith Division, adds, “We continue to provide an extensive selection of security enhancing hardware for commercial and residential application.”

Customers contacting KCS will now be routed to CRL’s corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, where the new KCS Locksmith Division has been established.


products news
Schlage Offers Modular AD-Series Electronic Locks
The Schlage AD-Series electronic lock from Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies allows security professionals to choose the specific electronic lock they need now—and upgrade it later without ever taking it off the door. The modular, open architecture AD-Series lets users customize door openings with options such as credential reader type, networking, finish and levers. Components that have been traditionally located around the door are now integrated into the lock itself.

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