CRL Acquires Key Control Specialists
February 26, 2010
C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. (CRL) announced the acquisition of Key Control
Specialists, also known as KCS, manufacturer of the SlideGuard,
PatioGuard, CamGuard and FixtureGuard lines of keyed, thumbturn
and combination locks for doors, windows and display cases.
"This acquisition is a natural for CRL. 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 new KCS Locksmith Division, adds,
"Our popular Convenience Series and high security Control Series
key options are available, and keyed-alike models for larger retail
stores can be supplied upon request. We continue to provide an extensive
selection of security enhancing hardware for commercial and residential
Noha adds, "Customers contacting KCS will now be routed to
CRL's corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, where our new KCS Locksmith
Division has been established."
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