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Sargent Manufacturing Co.
100 Sargent Dr., P.O. Box 9725
New Haven, CT, 06536
USA



Press release date: January 27, 2010

Products in Protective Equipment and Hardware Categories Are Recognized by Oldest and Most Prestigious Worldwide Awards Program

NEW HAVEN, CT, January 27, 2010 - SARGENT Manufacturing Company (www.sargentlock.com) a market leader in locksets, exit devices, door closers, access control locks and related products, has been recognized by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies as a 2009 GOOD DESIGN Award winner.

SARGENT was recognized in two separate categories. The company's Harmony Series Access Control System was a winner in the Protective Equipment Category, while its MX Lever was cited in the Hardware Category. The Harmony Series integrated Wiegand product combines lockset with proximity or iCLASS card reader in a small attractive package. The MX lever, part of the Studio Collection of designer levers for the company's institutional grade hardware, marries elegant form with functionality to meet many jurisdictions' requirements for return-to-door levers.

Founded in Chicago in 1950 by architects Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., GOOD DESIGN bestows international recognition upon the world's most prominent designers and manufacturers for advancing new, visionary, and innovative product concepts, invention and originality, and for "stretching the envelope beyond what is considered basic product and consumer design." Now in its 60th year, GOOD DESIGN is the oldest and the most prestigious Awards Program organized worldwide.

Submissions to the program are judged by a jury of distinguished design professionals and leading industry specialists and design press on criteria established in the original 1950 program for the highest aesthetic in terms of innovative design, new technologies, form, materials, construction, concept, function, utility, and energy efficiency, and sensitivity to the environment.

"To be among the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial product designs in the world is an honor; to be recognized in two categories is indescribable," said Dan Nash, general manager of SARGENT Manufacturing. "While we are proud of the award, we are even prouder of the fact that we are clearly providing our clients with some of the most well-designed and manufactured products available on the market."

As with all award winners, the awarded products and graphics are accessioned into the Museum's Permanent Design Collection.

About SARGENT

Founded in the early 1800s, SARGENT is a market leader in locksets, cylinders, door closers, exit devices, electromechanical products and access control systems for new construction, renovations and replacement applications. The company's customer base includes commercial construction, institutional and industrial markets.

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Art Sesnovich,
Principal
Bulldog Communications
(508) 485-0776
art@bulldog-communications.com
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