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Skeleton Keys, Ornate Keys

Keys to a City

Keys to Success

Keys to the Kingdom

Small pieces of uniquely shaped metal symbolize “access to”…whether it be abstract, as in “keys to a city,” or actual, as in the key to your home.

Keys and locks originated in ancient civilizations, and have been dated as far back as 4000 BC... Read More »

 
 

Posted by  •  Doors / Frames & Security Hardware, From the Archives
old, new signs

Anderson Lock Signs – Original and New

Gene Anderson hired his family’s Edison Park neighbor to create two rear-side-window signs for his company’s first service vehicle, a ’59 Chevy station wagon. Note that in 1960 there were no area or zip codes. Gene recalls, “Mr Larsen made all of our signs at... Read More »

 
 

Posted by  •  Doors / Frames & Security Hardware
Immense Warehouse at New Door Division Facility

Immense Warehouse at New Door Division Facility

Immense. Impressive. Innovative. Inspiring.

Wait. What? Inspiring? Did I just call our new Door Division warehouse inspiring?

Indeed. I did.

Here’s why:

Floor space is more than double the area available at our former location. Floor-to-ceiling steel
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MasterLock Padlocks

MasterLock Padlocks with Bluetooth Technology

Combinations can confound. Padlocks can perplex. Keys get lost.

Introducing…new Master Lock Bluetooth Smart Padlocks. Your phone opens your lock!

Access. Remastered. Master Lock’s new technology puts control in the palm of your hand, so you can protect... Read More »

 
 

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Pre-July 4th Grill-Out at Both Anderson Lock Locations Today

Pre-July 4th Grill-Out Celebrated at our Main Office in Des Plaines, and at our New Door Division in Elk Grove Village

Celebrations of our country’s Independence Day started early at Anderson Lock’s two locations. Grilled burgers, brats and hot dogs, and homemade salads and sides, put everyone in a... Read More »

 
 

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Memorial Day Parade in Arlington Heights

Indian Princesses and their Dads could choose to ride in Anderson Lock’s door delivery truck, or walk behind it in the annual Arlington Heights Memorial Day Parade.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

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New Door Division facility getting ready for June move-in date

New Door Division facility is getting wired for June move-in date.

Brian Godawa and Thomas Didier, on lift; Tim Lankford, with hat, and Vince Bagneschi, at right, and looking up in bottom left photo.

Anderson Lock’s Access Control Manager, Jeff Parcell, managed miles of cables for computers,... Read More »

 
 

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Contestants, judges and winners of Guac Off Contest

Contestants, judges and winners of Guac Off Contest, and most of the members of the mostly mean-lookin’ Hardware Sales Team.

Contests were held at both Anderson Lock locations today in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. A foodie from our Hardware Sales department, John Comastro, won first place at our... Read More »

 
 

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CompX Award

Cortney Anderson Wascher Displays Silver Sales Award from CompX Security Products

CompX Security Products’ Sales Representative, Dan McGowan, presented a Silver Achievement Award to Anderson Lock for ‘Excellence in Distribution’ for our 2015 sales of National, Chicago, Fort and Timberline security... Read More »

 
 

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Jeffery Glaister, Anderson Lock Purchasing Manager, shows off our 2016 Medeco Sales Achievement Award.

Jeffery Glaister, Anderson Lock Purchasing Manager, shows off our Medeco Sales Achievement Award.

Jeffery Glaister celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in Orlando, Florida, at a big party in a big hotel. The next night, he enjoyed Game Night while March Madness tournament basketball games were broadcast on... Read More »