Keyscan Announces Partnership in Datacomm Distribution

Press Release from Keyscan, Inc.

2 May 2013

Keyscan Access Control Systems, a leading privately held organization specializing in access control hardware, software development and manufacturing, is pleased to announce it is supplementing its growing international data-com distributor network through a strategic partnership with Illinois-based Anixter Inc., a leading global supplier of communications and security products.

“This partnership with Anixter Inc., entrenches Keyscan’s strategy encompassing both the traditional as well as the Datacomm distribution channels,” said Steve Dentinger, Keyscan’s Director of Sales and Marketing.

“We see high-level growth opportunity in the lucrative Datacomm market and that was the primary focus of this effort. This partnership will create top-level traction with the emerging security efforts through this channel. Anixter is a significant player in the Datacomm channel and this partnership rounds out Keyscan’s distribution channel strategy and focus.”

A growing lot of dealers and integrators will now have access to Keyscan’s line of access control products through Anixter’s robust catalogue, a full suite of security, networking, hardware/software, cabling and communication supplies across Canada, the US and around the world.

Dentinger continued, “Keyscan and Anixter are both committed to innovation and continuous distribution excellence. It makes a partnership like this a huge win for our dealer and integrator base in the Canadian, American and Central/Latin American marketplaces. Anixter’s expertise in the Datacomm distribution channel provide a solid foundation and make Keyscan’s products even more cost-effective in this channel," he said.

For more information on Keyscan Access Control Systems, visit Keyscan at or call 1 888 KEYSCAN (539-7226)

About Keyscan Inc.

Keyscan is a privately-held organization focused on access control hardware, software development and manufacturing. With over 25 years dedicated to access control, Keyscan has established itself as one of the premier access control brands on the market today. Keyscan products are actively used around the world in many applications including embassies, military bases, hospitals, power generating facilities, automobile dealerships, banks, schools, multi-national organizations, retail establishments as well as many other small, medium and large scale businesses.

Our product is designed in such a way that we combine both ease of deployment and system flexibility and design while also providing high powered features and capabilities to satisfy the most challenging and complex access control system installations. By remaining focused on this “One Solution” approach we successfully cross the entire vertical market spectrum for access control. Couple this with an unwavering commitment to quality and customer care and this, in our view, forms the foundation that has built and continues to enhance the Keyscan brand. Keyscan systems are sold by its network of dealers and distributors throughout Canada, US, Mexico, Central America, South America, Great Britain, and Europe.


About Anixter Inc.

Anixter is a leading global supplier of communications and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other small components. Anixter helps its customers specify solutions and make informed purchasing decisions around technologies, applications and relevant standards. Throughout the world, Anixter provides innovative supply chain management solutions to reduce customers' total cost of production and implementation. We partner with best-in-class manufacturers to bring you the right access control products for your solutions.

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