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Sargent and Greenleaf Announces GSA-Approved Pedestrian Door Lock, First to Comply with U.S. Federal Specifications

S&G Model 2890B PDL First in Industry Selected for GSA Contract Program to Satisfy Federal Specification FF-L-2890B


NICHOLASVILLE, KY – September 2, 2015 –
Sargent and Greenleaf, Inc. (S&G), a division of STANLEY Security, announces the S&G® Model 2890B Pedestrian Door Lock (PDL) – the first lock of its kind in the security industry designed to meet U.S. Federal specification FF-L-2890B, adopted in 2012 – is now the first device in the industry to receive approval from the General Services Administration (GSA) of the U.S. Government for SCIF Locks 2890B, types I, II, III, and IV.

The S&G Model 2890 PDL incorporates the latest design advances to produce a single-motion egress door lock for the highest level of security, and is the first and only hardware currently in compliance with FF-L-2890B federal specifications and includes a UL 3-Hour Single Door Fire rating. The newly GSA-approved S&G Model 2890B PDL meets both the precise needs of NFPA 101 life-safety and high-security requirements for government applications. The lock is designed for Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) applications for U.S. military, fusion centers, defense contractors and others. S&G currently holds patents on unique design features associated with the device.

In order for manufacturers to achieve GSA approval, a considerable amount of resources and time is required throughout the application and submission phases. Before an application can even be submitted, the manufacturer must be accepted into a number of highly selective federal government programs, as well as generate an Opens Ratings Report. The Opens Ratings Report is a past-performance evaluation, in which the applicant’s existing customers are contacted and asked to complete an extensive performance review of the manufacturer; these customer reviews are then compiled into an overall performance factor used to evaluate the supplier’s stability and capabilities. Once GSA-approved status has been achieved, the supplier is entered into the official database created to streamline federal government purchasing of commercial products and services.

“We could not be prouder of our team of highly experienced engineers for their unprecedented contribution to the industry in achieving GSA approval for the S&G Model 2890B Pedestrian Door Lock,” said Brian Leary, Chief Operating Officer-Sargent and Greenleaf. “This is a true, landmark security solution that captures the incredible level of innovation sustained by Sargent and Greenleaf for over 150 years.”

The lock is available now for purchase and shipment in a variety of styles, including:

Type I and Type II: Designed to combine the unparalleled security of an S&G Model 2740B electromechanical combination lock on the outside of a door with a simple, sturdy, ADA-compliant release handle on the inside

Type III and Type IV: Provide single-motion egress while meeting the highest government security standards. A single push of a built-in panic bar releases the entire locking mechanism to allow for fast, intuitive, safe egress, and is ideal for fire doors.

Type V and Type VI: Incorporate some of the same, heavy-duty components found in the more sophisticated Types I, II, III and IV units to construct a high-security, auto-escape door locking mechanism.

The newly approved S&G Model 2890B PDL offers capabilities to integrate with the S&G Model 2740B electromechanical combination lock, as well as other combination locks approved to federal specification FF-L-2740B. Protected by a robust, five-year warranty, the lock features through-mounting with heavy-duty, adjustable standoffs for a strong, solid mount that cannot cause door collapse, and is fully configurable for left-hand and right-hand metal, wood or composite doors. A heavy-duty, surface-mounted strike with integral roller allows for secure, smooth operation. Pinch-proof strikes are also available for in-swing, out-swing and double door applications.

For more information and to purchase the S&G Model 2890B PDL, please visit and

About Sargent and Greenleaf, Inc.
Sargent and Greenleaf, a subsidiary of STANLEY Security, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medium- and high-security locks and locking systems. Since 1857, Sargent and Greenleaf has provided security solutions to financial institutions, commercial businesses, governments and consumers around the world. Delivered through an international network of distribution partners, Sargent and Greenleaf products continue to set the standard for quality, value and technical innovation. For more information, visit the company online at, or call (800) 826-7652.

About STANLEY Security
STANLEY Security, a division of Stanley Black & Decker, is a provider of integrated security solutions defining the future of the security industry. STANLEY delivers a comprehensive suite of security products, software and integrated systems with a strong emphasis on service. STANLEY is powered by a culture of continuous innovation, providing revolutionary technology and unmatched customer service to commercial, institutional and industrial businesses and organizations. We focus on complete customer transparency and operational excellence in the five customer touchpoints: account management, installation, service, monitoring and billing. STANLEY takes pride in our signature approach to doing business – offering global resources, with a local touch. As one of the world's largest and most comprehensive security providers, we're protecting what's important to you by designing an extensive array of products and solutions that span the entire security spectrum:

● Intrusion, Fire, Access Control and Video Surveillance Systems
● Systems Integration & Vertical Market Solutions
● Automatic Entrance Solutions
● Door Locking Hardware, Closers & Exit Devices
● Master Keyed Systems
● Safe Lock & Vault Solutions
● RTLS Asset Visibility Solutions
● Iris Biometric Identity Authentication Solutions
● UL & Bilingual ULC Monitoring Services
● Real-Time, Online eServices




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