Press Release


Medeco XT Traffic Cabinet Lock Wins Platinum Govies Award
Retrofit Lock Recognized as an Outstanding Government Security Product

Salem, Va. (April 10, 2019) - Medeco Security Locks, a division of ASSA ABLOY N.A., located in Salem, Va., was presented with a Platinum Govies Award by Security Today and GovSec at the 2019 ISC West trade show, the largest security industry trade show in the U.S. 

The Govies Awards honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. The Medeco XT Traffic Cabinet Lock won a Platinum Award in the Locks and Locking Systems category. 

The Medeco XT Traffic Cabinet Lock helps secure America’s transportation infrastructure,” said Gene Cronin, Medeco XT product line manager. “Cyber-attack is a constant threat in the USA. All across America, the flow of city traffic is regulated by an Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) cabinet found on practically every street corner. ITS cabinets protect the hardware that controls the traffic lights.  A simple retrofit lock solution like the Medeco XT Traffic Cabinet Lock is the quickest, most cost-effective way to add the accountability necessary to help eliminate cabinet tampering, and to help secure the advanced equipment contained within these cabinets.” 

Medeco XT Traffic Cabinet Lock Features:

  • Retrofits into existing hardware-no modifications required
  • No wiring required—all power provided by the key
  • Part of the XT Intelligent Key System
    • Audit Accountability
    • Electronic Scheduling 
    • Physical Security
    • Visual Audit 

The Medeco XT Traffic Cabinet Lock is part of the XT Intelligent Key System that delivers 24/7 accountability. 

About Medeco:
Founded in 1968 and based in Salem, Va., Medeco is a market leader in mechanical and electronic locks and locking systems for security, safety, and control.  The company’s customer base includes wholesale and retail security providers, original equipment manufacturers, and institutional, commercial, industrial, and residential end-users.  Visit for additional information. 

ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user demands for security, safety and convenience. For more information, visit  

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Medeco Contact
Gene Cronin
Medeco XT Product Line Manager