Vendor Updates

dormakaba USA Inc

2013 Fall
Indianapolis, IN

Management Companies and Chains Select Kaba Electronic Locks for Reliable Security
Management companies and hotel chains select Kaba’s secure Saflok and ILCO electronic locks for reliability and guest safety and satisfaction. Kaba Lodging provides, implements and supports secure, reliable Saflok and ILCO electronic locks that safeguard guests and protect property.

Kana Hotel Group Implements ILCO Locks for Reliability and Kaba Professional Service
Kana Hotel Group operates 30 properties carrying Marriott, Hilton and IHG flags that rely on Kaba’s ILCO locks. Kana CEO Alpesh Patel, CHA, said, “We install ILCO locks exclusively in all our properties. ILCO locks are reliable and Kaba’s service is excellent.”

Kana is currently upgrading properties to ILCO’s 790 RFID contactless locks. Kaba’s ILCO lock systems provide affordable, secure electronic locking solutions that are durable, reliable and simple to manage. ILCO’s products combine functionality with attractive design to complement any decor.

Loews Signs Three-year Agreement for Kaba Locks
Loews Hotels & Resorts signed an exclusive three-year preferred vendor agreement with Kaba. Jerry Meade, Loews Hotels corporate director of security, said, “Part of the Loews experience is safety. We are confident Kaba’s state-of-the-art systems will provide peace of mind for our guests.” Kaba will implement Saflok Quantum RFID locking systems to Loews Hotels’ existing and new-build properties.

Insignia Installs Kaba ILCO in IHG, Hilton and Marriott Flags
Insignia Hospitality Group President Darpan Bhakta said, “All of our hotels, regardless of the flag, have ILCO electronic locks from Kaba. ILCO’s locking systems are secure, reliable and cost effective.” Insignia operates Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express brands, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Springhill Suites, Residence Inn brands by Marriott, and Hilton’s Hampton Inn & Suites.

Canadian hotel company Les Hôtels JARO tapped Kaba for RFID locks for its seven properties in Quebec. “The upgrade to Kaba’s RFID locks was universally successful for our Les Hôtels JARO properties,” said Stéphane Marcoux, general manager for Hotel Palace Royal. “Guests are pleased with the effortless way the new keycards perform. Our front desk staff no longer has to recode magnetic-stripe keycards that were frequently being demagnetized by guests’ cellphones.”

Kaba HITEC Product Announcements
Kaba made multiple announcements at HITEC 2013 in Minneapolis, including:

  • Kaba launched new energy management system partnerships with Interel, Telkonet and EthoStream.
  • Kaba’s Messenger Online communication controls all property locks on a central Wi-Fi network.
  • Kaba announced new Confidant locks for midscale properties.
  • Oracode’s new cloud and tablet functionality           

Kaba is a globally active, publicly traded security corporation. Kaba specializes in integrated solutions for security, organization and convenience at building and information access points. Kaba is also one of the world market’s leading providers of key blanks, key cutting and coding machines, transponder keys and high-security locks. It is a leading provider of electronic access systems, locks, master key systems, hotel locking systems, security doors and automatic doors.

For more information on Kaba and its products, please contact Dena Reyes at (800) 999-6213 or email

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