Celebrating 100 Years

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Master Lock 100-Year Celebration Lion Logo

Over the years, our products have given peace of mind and protection to individuals, businesses and communities across the globe. To help celebrate, we’re bringing back our original lion logo for a limited time. The lion symbolizes strength, courage and resilience – the same principles that guide us today and will over the next 100 years.

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Limited-Edition Celebration Lock

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Commemorative Apparel

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The Future Begins with You

We are always finding better, more secure ways to protect the things you care about.

Master Lock Vault Enterprise Bluetooth family of products.

Master Lock Vault Enterprise

Software that manages multiple access points and users in real-time.

Master Lock Bluetooth Lock Boxes and Padlocks.

Bluetooth® Lock Boxes & Padlocks

Share access to any property quickly and easily.

Master Lock Biometric Padlock.

Biometric Padlock

Personalized biometric access with all‑weather security.

 

A Legacy Born of Strength

Looking back, we are reminded of the things that helped us get here. The strength, reliability and ease of use that goes into our wide selection of tried and true products transcends generations. We are committed to empowering you with the confidence you need to secure everything worth protecting.

1921-1949

Master Lock Founder Harry Soref.
1921 Master Lock Founder Harry Soref
Train carrying Master Lock padlocks from Milwaukee to New York during prohibition.
1925 Master Lock utilized during prohibition
Master Lock first combination padlock showcased on front of locker.
1935 First combination lock was introduced
Master Lock worker assembling padlocks in factory during World War II.
1940 Production dedicated to support WWII
 

1950-1975

Master Lock building with large padlock.
1950 Largest padlock manufacturer in the US
Master Lock historic magazine advertising.
1954 Master Lock begins national advertisement
Johnny Carson holding a Master Lock 41w padlock.
1967 First appearance on television
Master Lock shot lock padlock featured in the 1974 Super Bowl commercial.
1974 Shot lock Super Bowl commercial airs
 

1976-2000

Master Lock resettable combination brass padlock.
1982 Master Lock introduces first resettable combination lock
Michael Jordan being presented with the Master Lock/NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, 1988.
1988 Master Lock/NBA defensive player of the year
Flags of the United States, Mexico, France, and Canada representing Master Lock expanding its global sales.
1990 Master Lock expands its global sales
Master Lock blue padlock and key lock.
1990’s Adjacent market expansion
 

2001-2021

Master Lock wide set your own combination TSA-accepted luggage lock.
2004 First TSA-Accepted travel lock introduced
Master Lock magnum padlock on chained fence.
2007 Excell Line of padlocks introduced
Master Lock bluetooth outdoor padlock on steel door.
2015 Launch of Bluetooth® Padlock
Master Lock laminated padlocks in front of pool fence.
2019 First Biometric padlock introduced
 

Testimonial

Master Lock combination padlock

…I had a Master Lock since 3rd grade.

I knew the combination by heart and have used it throughout my adult life.

Rich, Rochester, NY

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