Creating a Keying System for Your Facility

Creating a Keying System for Your Facility

By Katie Flower AOC, CSI, CDT Training Specialist ASSA ABLOY A lot of planning goes into creating a key system for your facility that will stand the test of time.  In a previous article, you learned about patented and restricted keyways, cylinder types and other...
New Leadership, Same Guiding Principles and Foundation

New Leadership, Same Guiding Principles and Foundation

Midwest Door & Hardware was founded on valuing the customers’ needs by providing superior products, on-time delivery, and best in the industry services. After many great years under the leadership of Dick Selig, Midwest Door & Hardware named Tim Silknitter...
Restricted, Patented, Security, and UL437 High Security Key Systems

Restricted, Patented, Security, and UL437 High Security Key Systems

There’s a common misconception of key security, and it goes like this: “As long as your key is stamped with ‘Do not Duplicate’, everything will be ok!” If only it were that easy. It’s a common practice to stamp keys with “Do Not Duplicate” and adopting an optimistic...
New Look, Same Great Company

New Look, Same Great Company

Introducing the new and improved Midwest Door & Hardware website! In this industry, the easier we can make our processes the better – which is why we decided to redesign and launch a new site. You’ll find a few new features and much more information...
Welded Frames: Fully Welded vs Miter Welded

Welded Frames: Fully Welded vs Miter Welded

Ordering the correct type of weld that you want on your hollow metal frames can save you time and money. While there are a few industry standards, these are somewhat out of date and not required with advancement in frame fabrication technology. We often see two types...