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.
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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