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Cortney stands in front of a collection of her grandfather’s locks and keys in the showroom of the company her father founded.

As Anderson Lock enters its sixth year of certification by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council* (WBENC), we pause to reflect upon the benefits of meeting the... Read More »


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NDE Wireless Lock

Jeff Asta Demonstrates Schlage NDE Wireless Lock in Anderson Lock’s Electronics Lab

It was tempting to copy and paste the features and benefits of the new NDE networked wireless locks from Schlage’s website directly into this blog. Tempting because understanding all the features and benefits... Read More »


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Items from the Anderson Lock Archives

A business card, key fobs in Swedish flag colors, an “Authorized Schlage Security Service Specialist” ID card, issued to Eugene Anderson, and the Golden Rule(r) remind us that, although we’ve added many more products and services, Anderson Lock is still a... Read More »


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Gardall Jewelry Safe

10-drawer safe with LED motion sensor interior light

Two recent newspaper headlines cite increases in suburban residential burglaries:

“Police Investigating Residential Burglaries in Park Ridge” and
“Vernon Hills Police Investigate String of Residential Burglaries”

The Park Ridge news story stated,... Read More »


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Contractor Score is a totally objective, third-party tool that helps measure the key aspects of a contractor’s short-term financial and management capacity. Cortney Anderson Wascher said, “We are proud of Anderson Lock’s 2500 score on a scale of zero to 2500. We are pleased to receive this rating... Read More »


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Stabila Levels

Stabila Levels Now Available at Anderson Lock

Or are you just looking for a new level?

Either way, consider stopping by either one of our locations (in Des Plaines and Elk Grove) to check out Stabila® levels, on display in our showrooms.

These precision levels, with their revolutionary design... Read More »


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John Podgorski

John Podgorski pulls a Rixson floor closer and a closer case from warehouse shelves

Salt.  Slamming.  Oxidation.  Abuse.

These culprits cause most of the trouble with concealed closers on commercial doors.

“People take their doors for granted,” says John Podgorski. “They neglect them until they... Read More »


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dahua cameras

Vince Bagneschi installs Dahua Cameras at Anderson Lock

Anderson Lock has been a leader in managing key systems for over 50 years and over the past decade we have become a leader in managing and installing access control camera systems at commercial properties around the Chicago area. Combining... Read More »


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Congrats Jacob

Jacob Glaister was presented with the ‘Semper Fidelis’ Award in May. He’s also shown with his father, Jeffery, Anderson Lock’s Purchasing Manager.

Jacob Glaister, who started working part time after school and during summers at Anderson Lock the day after his sixteenth birthday, was presented with... Read More »


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Top row: John Comastro, Rose Umana, Jeff Parcell and Laura Miller shun doughnuts; Chris Miller, Rose Umana, kickboxing trainer and Cindy Brennan work out after work; Bottom row: Chris Miller, John Comastro, Laura Miller, Rose Umana and Jeff Parcell in their “before” photo; and Waisting Away team... Read More »