Who We Are
The Institutional Locksmiths' Association
is a Nonprofit Association
We are locksmiths, carpenters, and building engineers employed by and/or working for colleges, universities, hospitals, companies, institutions and government facilities involved in the installation, servicing, maintenance, specifying and/or recommending of security and life safety hardware.
Institutional locksmiths found themselves with problems but nowhere to turn for help. We needed a forum to be able to discuss problems which occur in the institutional environment, such as:
Why the Institutional Locksmiths' Association?
Benefits to Institutions
We are dedicated to increasing our professionalism for the benefit of our institutions through....
Our Corporate and Associate Members include factory representatives and distributors of locksmith and security supplies. These contacts are invaluable to your institution by offering to members of the ILA:
Free or low-cost training
New product reviews
Help with key control and master keying issues
Help with technical information
Help locating parts, supplies, key codes, etc.
Help communicating internal needs to their institution.