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Congratulations Champs

Sep 19, 2023 | Industry News

Canadian students have been very busy and very successful in recent months. We’re excited to congratulate the following members on their accomplishments.

A Bundle of Economic News!

Sep 13, 2023 | Economic News and Forecasts

September 13, 2023 - GDP growth slowed slightly in Q2; annualized, it fell by 0.2%. June GDP was down by 0.2% compared to May. The Bank of Canada held interest rates steady at 5.00%. Unemployment in August was unchanged at 5.5%. Tougher times ahead?

ASSA ABLOY acquires Lawrence Hardware and Gallery Specialty in Canada

Sep 8, 2023 | Industry News

ASSA ABLOY has acquired Lawrence Hardware and Gallery Specialty, leading providers of commercial hinges, locksets, exit devices and door hardware accessories in Canada.

DE LA FONTAINE Industries Will Open a New Factory in the Nashville Region

Sep 4, 2023 | Industry News

DE LA FONTAINE Industries will open a new factory in the city of Lebanon, Tenn., 30 miles east of Nashville. This new facility in the Nashville region is a part of our global strategy, as it will reinforce DE LA FONTAINE Industries' presence in the Southeastern region.

West Four Group of Companies Announcement!

Aug 22, 2023 | Industry News

West Four Group of Companies is proud to announce and introduce the newest members of our team - our ever growing team is something we pride ourselves on. Each new member added to our team brings new knowledge and perspective!

National Guard Products welcomes Chris Moore

Aug 10, 2023 | Industry News

Please join us in welcoming Chris Moore as the new Country Manager of Canada. With an impressive track record of success in managing sales teams in Canada with other leading door hardware manufacturers, Chris brings a wealth of expertise to the role.

The Economy Is On Fire (Sort Of)

Jul 28, 2023 | Economic News and Forecasts

July 28, 2023 - Statistics Canada released May GDP results, showing the economy is still hot - in more ways than one.

Access Control Market Projected to Be Worth 15B Dollars in 2029

Jul 24, 2023 | Industry News

The access control market is worth about $10 billion this year and is projected to reach $15 billion in 2029, according to a new study from Adroit Market Research.

Neil Austin Teas - Obituary

Jul 20, 2023 | Industry News

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Neil Austin Teas on July 10, 2023. Neil is survived by his wife of 40 years, Edythe, sons Jeff and Andy and daughters Kristi and Ronda, and his 9 grandchildren.

May Building Construction Data Released

Jul 20, 2023 | Economic News and Forecasts

Statistics Canada released its May 2023 investment in building construction data. Overall, investment fell by 1.2% compared with June 2023, driven by a decrease of 1.7% in residential construction. Non-residential construction investment remained largely unchanged...