About Tyler J. Thomas

I am the Vice President of Security Engineering Consultants 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 or follow me on Twitter.

Locksmith News, Notes, and Events – 8/5/19

2019-08-05T06:53:34-04:00 August 5th, 2019|All, Locksmith News|

News Doyle Security Products provides Midwestern presence for ABLOY USA’s Distributor Network Doyle Security Products, a longtime Midwestern locksmith wholesale powerhouse based in Minneapolis, is the latest company to join the ABLOY USA distributor network. The stocking distributor services customers in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, [...]

Cores and Cylinders Library Update

2019-08-05T12:45:21-04:00 August 2nd, 2019|All, Cores and Cylinders, Tools Update|

We have updated the Cores and Cylinders page in the Library using our new format.  We have new literature and manuals for the following manufacturers: Arrow Lock & Door Hardware ASSA High Security Locks BEST Access Systems Corbin Russwin DORMA Americas Falcon GMS Industries, Inc. Hager Companies Kaba Ilco Corporation Killeen Security [...]

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, [...]