Tyler’s Take: Do It the Right Way

2018-11-05T19:46:51-05:00 November 8th, 2018|All, Business, Tyler's Take|

Introduction In the July/August 2017 edition Keynotes I wrote an article titled Locksmithing Risk Mitigation: Preventing Callbacks. In this article, I identified the 3 sources of call backs: User error Technician error Manufacturer error As I noted in the article, we don't have much control over user and manufacturer error. Yes, [...]

November and December Manufacturer Price Updates

2018-11-02T14:56:26-04:00 November 2nd, 2018|All, Business, Industry|

Multiple manufacturers will change their prices in November and December. Below is a list of these manufacturers along with effective dates, increase percentage(s), and, if available, a link to the new price book(s). Please note that some of these figures have been gathered indirectly; please consult with your local rep [...]

Tyler’s Take: Online Locksmith Diplomas

2018-10-07T09:33:45-04:00 October 11th, 2018|All, Business, Industry|

Introduction I was recently contacted by someone from a staffing agency who had seen our How to Become A Locksmith article. Her client is interested in becoming a locksmith. In her client's area there were no active ALOA or locksmith chapters to join. Furthermore, there were no classes scheduled anytime [...]

Locksmith News – 5/28/2018

2018-05-27T09:35:43-04:00 May 28th, 2018|All, Business, Cam Furniture and Utility, Case Study, Locksmith News, Wireless Electronic Locks|

Business SecurityInfoWatch: Nortek’s acquisition of IntelliVision could prove to be a transformative move When Nortek Security & Control pulled the trigger on last week’s acquisition of California-based artificial intelligence and deep learning-based video analytics vendor IntelliVision, the move essentially propelled the company into the expanding universe of solutions providers vying for [...]

Locksmith News – 5/21/2018

2018-05-19T13:33:11-04:00 May 21st, 2018|All, Business, Case Study, Electromagnetic Locks, Locksmith News, Wireless Electronic Locks|

Business   Seeking Alpha: Allegion to acquire Australian door hardware player Allegion (NYSE:ALLE) strikes a deal to acquire GWA Group Limited’s Door and Access Systems Business through one of its subsidiaries in a deal valued at AUD$107M. [READ MORE] Case Study Dayton Daily News: School safety: Beavercreek parents start nonprofit [...]

Locksmith News – 5/14/2018

2018-05-19T13:10:11-04:00 May 14th, 2018|Access Control, All, Business, Locksmith News, Sliding and Pocket Doors, Wireless Electronic Locks|

Access Control Expert Consulting: Global Access Control Market Likely to Reach Beyond USD 10.05 Billion by 2023 The global Access Control market report examines the market position and viewpoint of the market worldwide, from various angles, such as from the Access Control key player’s point, geological regions, types of product and application. [...]