Solutions January 2005 pdf version for archiving or print version (no pictures) Medeco Business Advantage Focus on the Customer?! We hope you are enjoying your In This Issue: subscription to Medeco Locking Up the Castle Solutions and find the 2005 International Builders' Show While very few people would admit it, information interesting or New Medeco Padlocks many businesses focus on the customers helpful. To unsubscribe from Why NEXGEN? last. Solutions, click on the link at Message from the President People in most businesses worry about the bottom of the page. You Medeco Business Advantage themselves first, the competition second, are always welcome to Tech Notes - Cylinder Collar Rings and finally, they think about the customer. subscribe again at any time by Medeco Spotlight-To Catch a Thief Just think about the comments that you going to www.medeco.com. Calendar of Events hear when dealing with other businesses. Do you feel like they are truly set up to make it easy for you to do business with them? When a business changes Locking Up the Castle practices because a Home Depot is being built nearby or because another business Medeco's high-security locks have long has added a new product line it's clear that been found on government buildings, they are reacting to competition and not to commercial malls and shopping centers, customer needs. and range of other structures around the world. Now, a new milestone in the A company that truly focuses on the company's four-decades of history has been customer first can take over their market if reached. Its residential door locks have they are effective at providing the products been installed on a castle. Click here to and services the customer needs in a read the full story. Back to top. better way than anyone else - regardless of the price. If you are truly satisfying a customer need, price is no longer the >><< primary objective. If what you're providing is no different than what is available 2005 International Builders' Show anyplace, it only makes sense that your customer shops for price alone. Back to top Medeco locks were installed on the NexGen "Be Safe and Tech Corner - Sound" model home at the 2005 International Builders Cylinder Collars Show as well as on display in the Medeco booth. Both builders and the media were Medeco is adding cylinder collar rings as a very interested in our patented standard item with all rim and mortise keys, noting that they offered a cylinders, effective January 1, 2005. significant security upgrade Although the collar ring is still available as over virtually any other Solutions residential lock line on display at the show. Medeco Residential a stand alone part, we recognized that Hardware was chosen by a major building industry publisher as one of generally most orders were placed with the "highlights" of the show and will be featured on their web site. The the collar ring. Automatically including the increased interest in residential security is a trend you'll want to watch. collar ring with all rim and mortise Back to top. cylinders makes placing an order more convenient and helps ensure that the >><< collar ring isn't inadvertently overlooked. For more information, contact Medeco New Medeco Padlocks Technical Services at 1-800-839-3157 or click here to send us an email with your You may have heard that Medeco has introduced a complete new line of solid brass and stainless steel construction padlocks. These own technical question. Back to top padlocks have body styles to accept large format interchangeable core (LFIC), small format interchangeable core (SFIC), and key-in- Medeco Spotlight knob type cylinders. With interchangeable hardened steel or hardened stainless steel shackles of various lengths, along with dust covers on all padlocks, these padlocks are the top option when a padlock is needed with keys that can't be duplicated without authorization. These It Takes a Thief padlocks provide real security instead of just "feel-good" security! A new display is available (LT-922082) to showcase these padlocks and A new show is premiering February 2, educate consumers on the difference between standard padlocks and 2005, at 10 p.m. on the Discovery Channel padlocks offering key control. Contact Medeco Customer Service for called "It Takes a Thief." Dennis Hymowitz more information or to order your padlock display today. A booklet of A American Locksmiths in Mahopac, detailing the benefits and part numbers of all the new padlocks is also NY, appears on this show and has the available from Customer Service (LT-922083). Click here to read a opportunity to "break in" to a home and technical article published in the January issue of the Locksmith then secure the home for the future. Ledger on Medeco padlocks. Back to top. Dennis uses a Medeco residential lock on the first show and reported that it looks Why NEXGEN? beautiful, and of course does a great job of improving the home's security! Everyday, vending companies hand their collectors a ring of keys and send them out to re-stock and collect money from a certain number of From the Discovery Channel site: vending machines. IT TAKES A THIEF Are you convinced your home is burglar- How can they know that all of the work has been completed? proof? Put your house to the test in our How can they know that a dishonest collector isn't removing money new home-security makeover show, from a machine after hours? premiering in February! How can they be sure that a collector isn't opening machines that Our hosts will show you how vulnerable aren't on their route? you may be to a "break-in" by attempting to burglarize your house — while you watch. But not to worry: Our security The answer to all of these questions is NEXGEN. experts will then give your house a full security makeover and show you how to The powerful NEXGEN key provides information that allows vending better protect your valuables. operators to manage more efficiently and reduce theft. Using data retrieved by the key, the NEXGEN software produces a Daily Route How safe is your home from a thief? If you Report that lists: live in the NYC metro area you can apply to be on the show. Back to top Skipped Machines - letting operators know whether or not the day's work has been completed. Re-opened Machines - warning that collectors may be re-opening machines to remove cash. Solutions Unauthorized Attempts - flagging any attempt to open a machine that is not on a collector's scheduled route. Armed with this new information, Medeco's vending customers are improving security while increasing revenues and profits. Back to top. Where in the Web >><< A Message from the President JIMMY CARTER WORK PROJECT 2004 VIDEO Lots of houses, lots of doors Medeco is proud to present the long awaited compilation video of our most Most Medeco locksmiths focus on recent Habitat for Humanity event. It commercial business but there's a contains many fantastic interviews as well tremendous untapped opportunity in high as the most important event ~ the security residential locks (the fastest growing Dedication. part of our product line). We just completed So come along with us and take a short our exhibition at the International Home virtual journey to Mexico and share in this Builders show in Orlando. Wow. 1600 wonderful experience. Exhibitors; over 100,000 attendees; Terry Bradshaw; Kool and the http://www.medeco.com/habitat/video.html Gang. Take a look: http://www.buildersshow.com/2005/att- Back to top. specialevents.shtml#techomexpo and make sure you're not missing this opportunity. Contact Us Contact us with any comments or Bob Cook questions: President, Medeco In the US 540-380-1834 Back to top. Canada Outside the US & Canada Medeco US Door Security 800-839-3157 Calendar of Events Medeco Canada 888-MEDECO4 Medeco Industrial Security 888-633-3261 Medeco Export 540-380-1603 January 2005 1/29 Medeco3 Certification, TAOL, Toronto, ON Canada February 2005 2/12 North Carolina Locksmith Association, Charlotte, NC 2/12 Medeco3 Certification, Montreal, PQ, Canada 2/23 KeyMark Certification, Salem, VA 2/24-25 Medeco3 Certification, Salem, VA March 2005 3/3-6 Master Locksmith Association of New Jersey, Secaucus, NJ 3/7-9 Canadian Gaming Summit, Niagara Falls, ON, CN 3/7-10 National Design Engineering Week, Chicago, IL 3/15-17 National Facilities Management and Technology, Baltimore, MD 3/17-19 Clark Security Products Show, Chicago, IL Solutions April 2005 If there are others within your company that you 4/7-8 California Locksmith Association, Ontario, CA would like to have added to our list, please feel 4/7-8 NAMA, Las Vegas, NV free to forward this message, or go to www. 4/15 KeyMark Certification, Salem, VA medeco.com to submit their name and email 4/16 Medeco3 Certification, Salem, VA addresses. 4/17 - 19 Professional Retail Store Maintenance, Las Vegas, NV Medeco Solutions is a monthly publication of 4/28 - 5/1 Atlantic Coast Expo, Myrtle Beach, SC Medeco Security Locks. 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