Ingersoll Rand launches aged bronze finish for locks, exit devices

CARMEL, IND. –- August 5, 2009 - Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies today announced the launch of the company’s new 643e Aged Bronze finish for locks, exit devices, closers, accessories and electronics. Aged Bronze offers a classic distinctive look that lasts long into the future without wear or weathering, perfect for commercial applications. 643e Aged Bronze is available on Schlage, Schlage, Von Duprin, Ives, Glynn-Johnson and LCN brands of products. In addition to providing a naturally aged, historic look with a soft bronze highlight and attractive rich coloring, the new finish will maintain its original look over time.

“This classic finish provides the consistency and longevity architects and designers look for. It suites among our most popular Schlage, Von Duprin, Ives, Glynn-Johnson and LCN products as well as with the Schlage residential 716 Aged Bronze finish,” reports Doug Miller, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies’ marketing manager. “The finish has been growing in popularity. We typically see 643e Aged Bronze used in common areas or buildings where the owners or architects are looking to achieve a historic ambiance. It’s also great for customers who like the look of a living finish but don’t want it to continue to wear. Aged Bronze provides these customers with a finish that will continue to look and feel exactly the same throughout its life.”

Products with the new 643e Aged Bronze finish are available for order now.

Schlage, Von Duprin and LCN manufacture the widest range of locks, exit devices and closers for the door hardware market. More information is available at, or