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Medeco Celebrates 40 Years of Innovation

Medeco® High Security Locks was born as "Mechanical Development Company," a small tool & die shop in Salem, Virginia, USA. In 1968, the owners and employees of the company developed a unique locking principle of angled key cuts and elevating and rotating pin tumblers that provided millions of key combination's and a level of security that was unmatched in its time.

Over the last 40 years, Medeco has become the leader in high security and retrofit versatility. New innovations in patented key control and electromechanical security set the stage for continued growth and success for years to come.