Anderson Lock Company Door Division Leader Earns Industry Distinction

July 19, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Des Plaines, IL - July 19, 2012 - Devin Wascher, ANDERSON LOCK's Door Division Manager, recently earned distinction as an Architectural Hardware Consultant (AHC). The Door and Hardware Institute (DHI) awards this credential to individuals who have successfully completed a prescribed series of training, and have passed rigorous certification examinations.

Wascher, who is also a certified fire door inspector, follows in the footsteps of his father-in-law, Anderson Lock Company founder, Gene Anderson, one of DHI's early Architectural Hardware Consultants.

The Door and Hardware Institute (DHI) is the only professional association dedicated to the Architectural Openings Industry. With the purpose of advancing life safety and security within the built environment, DHI represents the North American openings marketplace as the advocate and primary resource for information, professional development and certification. With the focus on our members, DHI strives to be the indispensable resource for industry trends, best business practices and advanced education. DHI remains a powerful advocate for creating a favorable code environment in the life safety and security industry.

Having an A.H.C. on staff tells customers that the highest industry standards, and training, are valued company principles. Since 1960, quality products and excellent customer service at the family-owned company have enhanced the security, fire and life safety of countless Chicago area buildings, and their occupants.

Anderson Lock partners with clients seeking to improve the:

  • safety,
  • security,
  • accessibility and
  • aesthetics of buildings,

  • from the blueprint stage until final installations are complete. Anderson Lock experts provide door hardware specifications, budget development assistance, and consulting services to assure compliance with ADA, building and fire codes.

    Cortney Anderson Wascher is President / Owner of the growing commercial door and door hardware company, which achieved Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) status last year from the Women's Business Enterprise National Council.

    Anderson Lock employs 75 people, and 25 service trucks are dispatched daily.

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