September 04, 2008 17:20 ET

Learn about the World Builders' and Cabinet Hardware Market

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Sept. 4, 2008) - announces that a new market research report related to the Building materials industry is available in its catalogue.

This report analyzes the US market for Builders' And Cabinet Hardware in US$ Million. The major product segments analyzed for the US market are Builders' Hardware (Door Locking Devices, Door Hinges & Closers, & Window Hardware, and Other Builders' Hardware), and Cabinet Hardware (Cabinet Locks, Cabinet Knobs, Pulls & Catches, Cabinet Hinges, and Other Cabinet Hardware). Annual forecasts are provided for US region for the period of 2001 through 2015. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics. The report also provides analytics for the global market for select product segments. The report profiles 933 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Assa Abloy AB, Medeco, SARGENT Manufacturing Company, Adams Rite Manufacturing Co., Black & Decker Corporation, Kwikset Corporation, DORMA GmbH & Co. KG, DORMA Architectural Hardware, Hickory Hardware, Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited, (Kryptonite, Schlage Lock Company, Von Duprin Inc), Kaba Holding AG, Kaba Mas, Lupus Capital Plc, LSSD Security Systems, Schlegel Building Products, Amesbury Group, Masco Corporation, Miwa Lock Co. Ltd., Preferred Engineering Products Ltd., Roto Frank AG, Security Door Controls, Securistyle Ltd., and The Stanley Works. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.



Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Door Locking Devices: I-4
Door locks I-4
Pad locks I-4
Door Hinges and Closers I-4
Door Hinges I-4
Door Closers I-4
Window Hardware I-4
Other Builders' Hardware I-4
Cabinet Locks I-5
Cabinet Knobs and Pulls I-5
Cabinet Catches I-5
Cabinet Hinges I-5
Other Cabinet Hardware I-5


1. Industry Overview II-1
Key Markets Worldwide II-1
The United States II-1
Upsurge in Construction Activity to Stimulate Growth II-1
Europe II-1
DIYs Drive Demand II-1
UK - A Major Market II-1
Environmental Issues - The Key Concern II-2
China- High Growth on Cards II-2
Hinges Exports on Rise: II-2
Table 1: Chinese Exports of Hinges (2005): Percentage
Breakdown by Region of Origin - Guangdong, Shanghai,
Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhul, Fujian, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 2: Chinese Exports Of Hinges (2005): Percentage
Breakdown by Destination Country/Region (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
Japan- On the Road to Recovery II-3
Hong-Kong - An Export-Oriented Market II-3
UAE- The Pick of the Middle East II-4
Global Locks Industry: A Profile II-4
Table 3: Global Market for Locking Devices (2005): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Value Sales for North America, Europe,
Asia and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4
Market Musings II-5
Table 4: Global Market for Locking Devices: Breakdown of
Annual Sales in Select Markets for the Years 2000 Through
2010 (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Competitive Scenario II-5
Industry Marked by Intense Competition II-5
Table 5: Global Market for Locks (2004-2006): Market Share
Breakdown by Value Sales for Assa Abloy, Ingersoll-Rand,
KABA, Black& Decker and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-6
Distribution Channels II-6
Global Locks Industry: A Typical Supply Chain II-7
Locks at the Click of a Mouse II-7
Locks Industry in China: A Focus II-7
The Days Ahead II-7
Mechanical Door Locks - Gaining Momentum II-8
Table 6: Chinese Exports of Mechanical Door Locks (2005):
Percentage Breakdown by Product Type - Bored Locks,
Mortise Locks, Rim Locks and Sliding Locks (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Wenzhou: The Key Lockset Making Region II-8
Key Market Trend II-8
Why the Taiwanese Lock Makers are Swarming China II-8

2. Trends & Issues II-9
Coordinated Hardware: The Mix-n-Match Mania II-9
Traditional Brass Finish Losing its Sheen II-9
Hinge Makers Preferring Steel to Brass II-9
Specialized Hinges Catching On II-9
Cabinet Hardware Gaining Ground II-9
Lockset Makers: Back to Basics II-9
Multipoint Locking Systems Knock Entry Doors II-10
Electromechanical Locks: Blending Tradition with Technology II-10
PVD Finishing: Metamorphosing the world of Locks and Knobs II-10
Deadbolt Locks: Grades Make all the Difference II-10
Dealers Package Installation to Boost Sales II-11
Hong Kong and Taiwan Aiming High II-11
Lock Makers Gear up for the International Markets II-11
Revision of Standards: A Continuous Affair II-11

3. Product Overview II-13
Builders' Hardware II-13
A Guide to Builders' Hardware II-13
Door Locks II-13
Auxiliary Lock II-13
Bored Dead Lock II-13
Interconnected Lock II-13
Mortise Lock II-13
Mechanical Lock II-14
Warded Lock II-14
Tumbler Lock II-14
Electric Lock II-14
Electronic Combination Lock II-14
Card Access System II-14
Electromagnetic Lock II-15
Biometric Entry Systems II-15
Electromechanical Locks II-15
Electric Strike II-15
Magnetic Lock II-15
Motorised Lock II-15
Padlocks II-16
What's New In the World of Locks? II-16
Digital Door Locks II-16
How Do These Locks Function? II-16
Fingerprint Door Locks II-16
Mechanism of Action II-16
Multipoint Door Locks II-17
Automatic Locks II-17
Semi-Automatic Version II-17
Battery-Less Door Locks II-17
Door Hinges II-17
Full Surface Hinge II-17
Full Mortise Hinge II-17
Half Mortised Hinge II-17
Half Surface Hinge II-18
Butt Hinge II-18
Pivot Hinge II-18
Olive Knuckle Hinge II-18
Gravity Pivot Hinge II-18
Slide-in-Hinge II-18
Spring Hinge II-18
Door Closers II-18
Automatic Door Closers II-18
Pneumatic Door Closers II-18
Hydraulic Door Closers II-19
Window Hardware II-19
Sash Locks II-19
Sash Lifts II-19
Casement Stays II-19
Window Hinges II-19
Surface Hinges II-19
Mortise Hinges II-19
Strap Shutter Hinges II-19
Sash Holders II-19
Transom Hardware II-20
Sash Pulleys II-20
Other Window Hardware II-20
Other Builders' Hardware II-20
Spindles II-20
Chain Door Guard II-20
Door Pull II-20
Push Plate II-20
Door Holder II-20
Exit Device II-20
Latch II-20
Bored Dead Latch II-20
Mortise Dead Latch II-21
Roller Latch II-21
Handles II-21
Lever Handle II-21
T Handle II-21
Knob-Type Handle II-21
Store Door Handle II-21
Cabinet Hardware II-21
Cabinet Locks II-21
Cabinet Flex Locks II-21
Cabinet and Drawer Latches II-21
Magnetic Locks II-21
Knobs and Pulls II-22
Cabinet Catches II-22
Roller Spring Catches II-22
Friction Catches II-22
Bullet Catches II-22
Touch (Push) Catches II-22
Magnetic Catches II-22
Elbow Catches II-22
Cabinet Hinges II-22
Overlay Hinges II-23
Exposed and Concealed Hinges II-23
Surface Mounted Hinges II-23
Self-Closing Hinges II-23
Reverse Bevel Hinges II-23
Lipped Hinges II-23
Other Cabinet Hardware II-23
Drawer Slides II-23
Side-Mounting Drawer Slides II-23
Monorail Drawer Slides II-23

4. Technological Advancements II-24
Door Locks Moving from Solenoids to Motors II-24
Doors Open-up for Interconnectivity II-24

5. Product Introductions/Innovations II-25
Hickory Hardware to Expand Hardware Product Offerings II-25
Kwikset(R) Introduces Revolutionary Lock Technology II-25
DORMA Targets Private Customers II-25
Hickory Hardware to Introduce New Security and Replacement
Products II-25
Von Duprin Launches Anti-Microbial Coating for Door Hardware II-25
Von Duprin Introduces 5100 Electric Strike Kit II-26
Ashland Introduces New Adjustable Door Hinge II-26
Ashland Launches HP-1 Tilt Latch System II-26
MT Driscoll Introduces Interchangeable Cabinet Hardware II-26
Black & Decker to Launch K2 Commercial Hardware II-26
Hickory Hardware Unveils Designer Door Hardware II-27
Kaba Mas Launches LA GARD SmartPoint Biometric Locking System II-27
Willearn Ltd Rolls Out a Novel Home Security Device II-27
Camlock Systems Releases Digital Door Lock II-27
Hickory Hardware Unveils New Designer Collection Door Hardware II-28
Hickory Hardware Launches Builders Hardware Catalog II-28
Hager Launches ANSI/BHMA Certified Commercial Door Locks Line II-28
Kwikset Unveils SmartScan Biometric Security Device for Homes II-28
Euro Electronics Introduces Next Generation Digital Door Lock
System II-29
Hafele Launches Free Swing Closer TS4000-EFS II-29
Geze to Unveil New Door Hardware Range in the Middle East II-29
Guden Unveils New Line of Invisible Hinges II-30
Securistyle Introduces New Defender Lock II-30
Hickory Hardware Unveils Novel Bar Pulls II-30
Hickory Hardware Releases Appliance Pulls II-31
Hickory Hardware Extends Accents Line of Storm Door Hardware II-31
Hickory Hardware(TM) Airs Refined Rustic line II-31
Kaba Unveils Gitcon Access Control System II-31
Kwikset's Security(R) Products in New Venetian Bronze(TM) Finish II-32
Ingersoll Rand Introduces New Schlage(R) Electronic Keypad
Locks And Deadbolts II-32
Arrow Introduces New Interconnected Lock II-32
Itoki Unveils Smart-Card Enabled Systema Secure Lock II-32
DORMA Unveils Panic Exit Device II-33
Unique Electrified Cylindrical Lock from SDC II-33
The Gitcon G150 from Kaba Mas II-33
SDC Rolls out Digital Lockset II-33
Architecturally Inspired Collections(TM) from Kwikset and Price
Pfister II-33
Tustin(TM) Lever from Kwikset II-34
Roto Frank Unveils Roto Patio Life II-34
Roto NT with Steel Hooks from Roto Frank II-34
DORMA Showcases Kepler II-34
New Door Control System from DORMA II-34
ERVOS Launches X61V Exit Device II-34
In2Fusion Rolls Out Decorative Knobs II-34
Ornate Collection from Ornamental Products II-34
Medeco to Roll Out New Residential Lockset Series II-35
KWIKSET(R) Unveils New Steel Latch II-35
Exquisite Venetian Bronze Finish from Kwikset II-35
CompX Timberline Launches Glass Door Locks II-35
Krier Bamboo-Inspired Door Pulls from Valli & Valli II-35
Electronic Fingerprint Locks to Hit the Chinese Market II-35
Adams Rite Launches MS Maglock(TM) II-35
Clearline Offers Window Control Systems II-36
Action Hardware Complements Door Hardware Offerings II-36
Dor-O-Matic Uncovers SC60 Series Closers II-36
Access Control Accessories from DCI II-36
Ashland Unveils New Inspirations(R) Sliding Door Trim Set II-36

6. Recent Industry Activity II-37
ASSA ABLOY Purchases Stake in Copiax II-37
Laird PLC Divests its Laird Security Systems Division II-37
Wolseley Acquires Hollow Metal Specialists II-37
Western Holdings Takes Over Sierra Wholesale Hardware II-37
ASSA ABLOY to Acquire High-Security Door Operations of
Beijing Tianming II-37
Assa Abloy Acquisitions of US, Netherlands, and Israeli Companies II-38
Assa Abloy Acquires Pemko II-38
Assa Abloy Acquires Pyropanel II-38
Stanley Works Acquires HSM II-38
Stanley Works Acquires 67% Stake in Besco Pneumatic Corporation II-38
Stanley Acquires Facom Tools II-38
Master Lock Teams up with bioMETRX, Inc II-38
Richelieu Hardware Acquires Village Square Cabinet Supply II-39
DORMA Wins a US$ 6.5 Million Contract II-39
Akron Hardware Inaugurates its New Distribution Center II-39
Hickory Hardware Emerges Over the Horizon II-39
Heywood Williams Signs Agreement to Acquire Carlisle Brass II-40
Richel0ieu Acquires U.S.-based Kitchen and Hardware Distributors II-40
iRevo Plans to Acquire Cytron II-40
Assa Abloy Acquires Schwab & Partner II-40
Assa Abloy Purchases Baron Metal Industries II-41
DORMA Acquires MAME II-41
Kaba Floats Joint Venture with Mars Industries II-41
Kaba Acquires Wah Yuet Group II-41
Kwikset(R) Teams Up with Sequiam Corporation II-41
Alesco Acquires Lincoln Sentry II-42
Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co. Bags the U.S. Navy
Contract II-42
Independent Hardware Receives Contract for Butt Hinges II-42
Entry-Master Signs Distribution Agreement with American Perimeter II-42
Abloy Oy to Upgrade Joensuu Production Plant II-42
Assa Abloy Acquires Adams Rite Manufacturing Co. II-42
Wind Point Partners to Acquire Knape & Vogt II-43
P&F Industries Acquires Pacific Stair Products II-43
Mayer & Co. GmbH to Establish Window Hardware Plant II-43
HOPPE (UK) Ltd Partners with Fapim II-43
Kaba UK Ltd Ties up with Hoppe UK Ltd II-43
Arrow Tru-Li Acquires Collier Industries II-43
IDM Group LLC Purchases Innovative Door & Millwork Inc. II-43
Kenstan Acquires Kassoy LLC II-44
Wolseley Plc Purchases Martin Architectural Products Inc. II-44
Hunter Douglas Acquires the Assets of Newell Rubbermaid's Home
Decor Europe Business II-44
Richelieu Hardware Purchases Specialty Supplies Inc. II-44
Teton Capital Acquires Venture Circle Enterprises II-44
Stanley Works to Acquire National Manufacturing II-44
Assa Abloy and Wangli Draft a Joint Venture Agreement II-44
Assa Abloy Takes Over UK Door Service Company II-45
Dorma Acquires Stake in Daihatsu II-45
Assa Abloy Takes Over BEST Metaline II-45
Assa Abloy and Brighthandle in a Joint Venture II-45
Wurth Group Acquires Grass II-45
Fortune Brands Pockets Therma-Tru II-45
Hafele to Set up Design Centers in India II-45
Black & Decker Takes Over Masco's Lockset Business II-46
Assa Abloy Takes over Security Merchants Group II-46
AA Eyes B &D's European Security Hardware Business II-46
Fortune Brands Takes Over American Lock Company II-46
Adams Rite Takes Over Three New York-Based Companies II-46

7. Focus on Select Global Players II-47
Assa Abloy AB (Sweden) II-47
Medeco (USA) II-47
SARGENT Manufacturing Company (USA) II-47
Adams Rite Manufacturing Co (USA) II-47
Black & Decker Corporation (USA) II-47
Kwikset Corporation (USA) II-47
DORMA GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) II-48
DORMA Architectural Hardware (USA) II-48
Hickory Hardware (USA) II-48
Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited (USA) II-48
Kryptonite (USA) II-49
Schlage Lock Company (USA) II-49
Von Duprin Inc (USA) II-49
Kaba Holding AG (Switzerland) II-49
Kaba Mas (USA) II-49
Lupus Capital Plc (UK) II-50
LSSD Security Systems (UK) II-50
Schlegel Building Products (UK) II-50
Amesbury Group (USA) II-51
Masco Corporation (USA) II-51
Miwa Lock Co. Ltd (Japan) II-51
Preferred Engineering Products Ltd. (Canada) II-51
Roto Frank AG (Germany) II-52
Security Door Controls (USA) II-52
Securistyle Ltd (UK) II-52
The Stanley Works (USA) II-52

8. Titans of The Builders' & Cabinet Hardware World II-53


A.Market Analysis III-1
Current & Future Analysis III-1
End-use Perspective III-1
Table 7: US Builders' and Cabinet Hardware Market (2005):
Percentage Share Breakdown by End-User (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Key Market Trends III-2
Cabinet Hardware Gaining Ground III-2
Cabinet Hardware from Recycled Products III-2
Deadbolt Locks: Grades Make all the Difference III-2
Dealers Package Installation to Boost Sales III-2
Trade Scenario III-2
Product Launches III-3
Strategic Corporate Developments III-12
Focus on Select US Players III-17
B.Market Analytics III-23
Table 8: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Builders' and Cabinet Hardware by Product Group/Segment-
Builders' Hardware (Door Locking Devices, Door Hinges and
Closers, Window Hardware and Other Builders' hardware) and
Cabinet Hardware (Cabinet Locks, Cabinet Knobs, Pulls and
Catches, Cabinet Hinges and Other Cabinet Hardware) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 9: US Long-term Projections for Builders' and Cabinet
Hardware by Product Group/ Segment- Builders' Hardware (Door
Locking Devices, Door Hinges and Closers, Window Hardware
and Other Builders' hardware) and Cabinet Hardware (Cabinet
Locks, Cabinet Knobs, Pulls and Catches, Cabinet Hinges and
Other Cabinet Hardware) Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 10: US Historic Review for Builders' and Cabinet
Hardware by Product Group/Segment- Builders'Hardware (Door
Locking Devices, Door Hinges and Closers, Window Hardware
and Other Builders'hardware) and Cabinet Hardware (Cabinet
Locks, Cabinet Knobs, Pulls and Catches, Cabinet Hinges and
Other Cabinet Hardware) Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through
2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 11: US 15-Year Perspective for Builders' and Cabinet
Hardware by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Builders' Hardware (Door Locking Devices,
Door Hinges and Closers, Window Hardware and Other Builders'
hardware) and Cabinet Hardware (Cabinet Locks, Cabinet
Knobs, Pulls and Catches, Cabinet Hinges and Other Cabinet
Hardware) Markets for 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26


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