Stop SELLING to SCAM Locksmiths

2019-10-14T10:24:30-04:00 October 15th, 2019|All, Locksmith News|

Please take a moment to visit and sign a petition that Chris Huffstetler has put together to request distributors and suppliers stop selling to locksmith scammers. LockReference.com endorses and supports this petition as we believe it is an important step in holding those who enable scammers accountable. Change.Org: Stop SELLING [...]

Locksmith News, Notes, and Events – 8/12/19

2019-08-12T04:24:01-04:00 August 12th, 2019|All, Locksmith News|

News How Safecrackers Can Unlock an ATM in Minutes—Without Leaving a Trace At the Defcon hacker conference Friday, security researcher Mike Davis will present the results of years of research into a family of electronic safe locks all sold by Switzerland-based lock giant Dormakaba. Over the last two and a [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Locksmith News, Notes, and Events – 6/24/19

2019-06-29T10:14:32-04:00 June 24th, 2019|All, Locksmith News|

News Banner Solutions Acquires Berg Wholesale Banner Solutions, a national wholesaler of security opening hardware products, announced the acquisition of Berg Wholesale, an Oregon-based distributor of door and bath hardware. Banner Solutions is backed by private equity firm High Road Capital Partners. [Read More via SDM Magazine] With New Technology Comes New Ways [...]