SARGENT Announces UL 294 Certification for Harmony Series Integrated Wiegand Locks

Meets Strict Standards of Performance for Access Control System Units

NEW HAVEN, CT, October 29, 2010 - SARGENT Manufacturing Company (, a market leader in locksets, cylinders, door closers, and related products, and an ASSA ABLOY Group company, announces that its Harmony Series Integrated Wiegand Locks have received UL 294 certification. As the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) standard of safety and performance for Access Control System units, UL 294 certification ensures that the Harmony Series products are suitable for all environments and will perform in the most adverse conditions.

The Harmony Series offers maximum safety with prox or iCLASS® card reader and full monitoring capabilities. It provides a simple solution for access control systems by using a direct Wiegand output, eliminating the need for an interface panel.

The Harmony Series has consolidated all components into the lock -- including the card reader, door position switch, and request-to-exit monitoring sensors -- cutting the installation time in half and ensuring a clean, streamlined appearance. The series is available with SARGENT designer levers, allowing it to blend seamlessly into nearly any environment.


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.


ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user demands for security, safety and convenience.

Art Sesnovich,
Bulldog Communications
(508) 485-0776

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Arthur Sesnovich
Bulldog Communications
(508) 485-0776

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