About Tyler J. Thomas

I am a locksmith working in Atlanta, GA, USA. I am a member of ALOA, the Clearstar Security Network, Locksmith Nation, and the Locksmith Security Association of Michigan. Email me here.

Locksmith News, Notes, and Events – 7/29/19

2019-07-29T06:17:37-04:00 July 29th, 2019|All, Locksmith News|

News Allegion (ALLE) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates Allegion plc ALLE reported disappointing results for second-quarter 2019, wherein adjusted earnings and revenues lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate. [Read More via NASDAQ] Lockmaker Assa Abloy Wary on Some Markets as Savings Lift Second-Quarter Profit Assa Abloy (ASSAb.ST), the world’s biggest lock [...]

A3 SFIC Decoding Worksheet Added to Tools

2019-07-24T18:36:58-04:00 July 26th, 2019|All, Tools Update|

We've added a decoding worksheet for A3 small format interchangeable cores (SFIC) to our Pinning and Decoding Worksheets page in the Tools section. You can use this worksheet when removing pins to decode an SFIC using an A3 system. The worksheet allows you to plot each pin position and has [...]

Locksmith News, Notes, and Events – 7/22/19

2019-07-21T12:43:25-04:00 July 22nd, 2019|All, Locksmith News|

News ABLOY USA Adds Standard Wholesale Hardware to Distributor Network ABLOY USA continues to bolster its distributor network and has reached an agreement with New York City-based Standard Wholesale Hardware to sell high security padlocks and cylinders and other supplies to locksmiths. Supplying the community since 1945, Standard Wholesale Hardware [...]

Locksmith News, Notes, and Events – 7/15/19

2019-07-15T07:52:08-04:00 July 15th, 2019|All, Locksmith News|

News S&G Appoints New CEO Sargent and Greenleaf Inc. (S&G), a global manufacturer of high-security locks and locking systems for safes, vaults and high-security cabinets, has appointed Mark LeMire as chief executive officer of the company. [Read More via SDM Magazine] Allegion Code Reference Guide Updated! The Allegion Code Reference Guide [...]

Electrified Locks and Exit Devices Library Update

2019-07-11T17:29:48-04:00 July 12th, 2019|All, Electrified Locks and Exit Devices|

We have updated the Electrified Locks and Exit Devices page in the Library using our new format.  We have new literature and manuals for the following manufacturers: Adams Rite USA Alarm Controls Corp. BEST Access Systems BlueWave Security Corbin Russwin, Inc. Detex Corporation DynaLock Corporation Hager Companies Hikvision USA HOPPE North America, [...]

Introducing Lock.Chat

2019-06-30T09:51:30-04:00 July 3rd, 2019|All, Locksmith News|

Introduction Our Slack chat was a great success but we needed something a bit more robust and conducive to our goals. We wanted an online community that allowed the sharing and archiving of lock related files (videos, PDFs, documents) in addition to chat features. Slack allowed us some of that [...]

Locksmith News, Notes, and Events – 7/1/19

2019-06-30T12:06:33-04:00 July 1st, 2019|All, Locksmith News|

News ASSA ABLOY Launches New Adams Rite Wireless Glass Lock, Securitron Magnalock ASSA ABLOY introduces two new opening solutions — the Adams Rite G100 wireless digital glass lock with Aperio technology and the Securitron M380E EcoMag Magnalock. The Adams Rite G100 extends access control to all-glass doors while the Securitron [...]

July 2019 Industry Events

2019-06-25T11:49:25-04:00 June 28th, 2019|All, Events Update, Industry|

Here are some of the industry events taking place this July: July 9 - 11  Electronic Opening Solutions (ASSA ABLOY) (Monroe, NC) July 11 Creating Pinning Charts for Small Format Interchangeable Cores (SFIC) (Webinar) July 13 2019 Lancaster Lock Show (Morgantown, PA) July 14 Penn-Ohio Locksmith Association (POLA) July Meeting [...]