Press Release


Medeco Introduces MedecoB Small Format Interchangeable Core (SFIC)
Complimenting a Full Continuum of Medeco SFIC Solutions

Salem, Va. (September 25, 2017) Medeco Security Locks, a division of ASSA ABLOY N.A., located in Salem, Va., introduces the new MedecoB Small Format Interchangeable Core (SFIC).  MedecoB is an affordable alternative for end users currently using industry standard unpatented SFIC keyways. MedecoB integrates with the most popular SFIC keyways, allowing for seamless incorporation into those existing key systems. 

MedecoB is available in the following 27 industry standard keyways: 1C, 1D, AB, BB, CB, DB, EB, FB, GB, HB, JB, KB, LB, MB, QB, RB, TA, TB, TC, TD, TE, WA, WB, WC, WG, WH & WY. 

MedecoB is a smart addition to the Medeco Smart SFIC Continuum. “This new option allows the user to choose from Medecoᴮ cylinders which are compatible with popular keyways such as A thru R, T, W, 1C and 1D.  Medeco X4 offers patented protection against unauthorized key duplication and Medeco XT provides an electronic way to master key, which also brings with it the ability to audit and schedule key holders in an easy to deploy SFIC format,” said Tony Green, Director of Business Development, SFIC Solutions. 

Medecooffers flexibility and is available in standard 6 and 7 pin format and the reinforced sleeve design provides added strength and durability. The cores are plain-faced and available in 14 architectural finishes. 

Tony goes on to say that, “Medeco cylinders are manufactured in a state-of-the art U.S. manufacturing facility, to the exact specifications to be compatible with your existing system. “Being able to expand that expertise into MedecoB provides the end user various options in SFIC without compromising on quality.” 

Channel partners do not need a contract to purchase MedecoSmall Format Interchangeable Cores. Cores are available through Medeco and authorized distributors. 

For more information about MedecoB, visit

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

Medeco Contact

Tony Green
Director of Business Development, SFIC Solutions