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Detex Corporation Announces Acquisition of Lockman Peck Automatic Door Operator Product Line

New Braunfels, TX, November 08, 2009 --( Detex Corporation has reached an agreement with Lockman Peck LLC to purchase the intellectual property and all exclusive rights related to their Model 2000 automatic door operator product line.

During the last eighteen months, this product line has been offered by Detex under the AO19 private label and has been manufactured by Lockman Peck at South Bend, Indiana. Production of the automatic operator product line will transition to Detex in New Braunfels, Texas by year end.

John Blodgett, President of Detex, has also announced the appointment of Scott Peck as Sales Engineer, Detex Products. Peck’s role will be to assure a smooth integration of the automatic operator product line into the Detex brand from the customer service and technical sales perspectives. Ed Lockman will continue to provide sales and marketing support on the automatic operator product line with a focus on the sales channel, sales representatives and end user customers.

“Our automatic door customers will now have the benefit of a single integrated product line that will perform all the desired functions seamlessly and conveniently,” said Blodgett. “We are pleased to add this high-quality line to the Detex brand, as well as to have the continuing benefit of Lockman Peck’s expertise on these products.”

For more than a century, Detex has earned the trust of architects and owners who rely on Detex products for the safety and security of people and property. A USA company, Detex designs, manufactures, markets and ships products around the world from New Braunfels, Texas. Detex is known internationally for life safety and security door hardware, loss prevention and architectural hardware, integrated door security systems and guard tour verification. For more information, visit or email

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