Alvarado Manufacturing Co., a dormakaba Group company

Chino, CA 91710


About Alvarado Manufacturing Co., a dormakaba Group company

Manufacturer of turnstiles and other products for entry control, visitor management, crowd control and other applications


12660 Colony Street
Chino, CA 91710
(909) 591-8431
(800) 423-4143

More Info on Alvarado Manufacturing Co., a dormakaba Group company

Alvarado Logo

Founded in 1956, Alvarado is a privately held corporation that specializes in providing products and solutions that protect assets and control the flow of people. Thousands of organizations across the globe use Alvarado products and integrated solutions. We’re a uniquely American business that hires the right people, trains them to focus on customer needs and enables them to act in the best interests of our customers.

Alvarado sells products in the following business areas:

Secured Entry Control

Our Secured Entry Control group manufactures optical turnstiles, full height turnstiles, waist high turnstiles and various types of gates. Our products are sold and installed through a worldwide dealer network that is backed by our knowledgeable and responsive technical support personnel. We are the USA’s leading turnstile manufacturer and our customers include governmental organizations and many of the world’s largest and best known companies. We have thousands of installations and customers worldwide.

Sports and Entertainment

For over 20 years, leading sports and entertainment venues have relied on Alvarado for intelligent admission control solutions worldwide. Our GateLink10 admission control software and intelligent entry hardware is installed in over 200 locations globally. Representative customers include many of the world’s leading ticketing companies, NASCAR, NBA and MLB teams, 80% of the largest stadiums in Australia and New Zealand, dozens of colleges and North America’s largest regional theme park operator.

Asset Protection and Crowd Control

Alvarado provides products that protect valuable assets in grocery, retail and warehouse environments. Our protection products protect valuable assets such as doors, refrigeration cases and roll-up warehouse doors and warehouse fixtures. Our crowd control group provides products that control pedestrian flow and retail traffic. Our modular railing, turnstile and gate products are highly useful tools to direct pedestrian and shopping cart traffic and reduce shrink in retail environments. Alvarado has provided public entry products since its founding.

Products and Press Releases

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Alvarado Argus V60 Optical Turnstile from dormakaba

Aug. 22, 2023
See it at GSX 2023 Booth 3515
Alvarado’s SU5000 Swinging Barrier Optical Turnstile boasts the latest optical detection technology in a slim, compact footprint.

Alvarado’s SU5000 Swinging Barrier Optical Turnstile

March 28, 2022
Rapid throughput, superior optical technology and a host of available options complement any environment
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Alvarado Maximum Security Turnstile (MST-TE) from dormakaba

May 3, 2021
Touch-free field kits are also available, allowing facilities to easily add touch-free functionality
Alvarado Su4500

Alvarado’s SU4500 optical turnstile

March 7, 2019
ISC West 2019 Booth #12101
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Alvarado’s SU5000 Optical Turnstile

Aug. 1, 2017
ASIS 2017 Booth #4433
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Alvarado’s MST Full Height Turnstile

Aug. 1, 2017
ASIS 2017 Booth 4433
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Personnel & Vehicle Barriers

SUPERVISOR 5000 Optical Turnstile

June 3, 2010
The SUPERVISOR 5000 from Alvarado features highly-reliable mechanics married with cutting-edge electronics and intuitive control software which enables end-users to control every...

Articles & News

Today's optical tunrstiles can be intergrated with a variety of technologies, including biometric facial recognition.

Industry Influencer Q&A: The Evolution of Optical Turnstiles

Nov. 11, 2022
An evolved new look also comes with increased functionality, technology integrations, and much more (Sponsored by dormakaba)
Jilea Hemmings via YouTube
Nourish + Bloom Market (N+B) in Fayetteville, Ga., an autonomous grocery store with robotic delivery, leverages optical turnstiles as a key technology.

Technology Roundtable: Optical Turnstiles Join the Revolution

July 11, 2022
New capabilities and integrations are making the technology more applicable across a range of vertical markets (Sponsored by Alvarado, a dormakaba Group company)
(Photo courtesy Steve Surfaro)
Alvarado demonstrated an integration with an IDEMIA facial access control device at GSX 2021.
Security Executives

Tech Notes from Day 1 of GSX 2021

Sept. 28, 2021
In-person conference returns to Orlando with a wide array a new product introductions

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