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The MLA – Supporting its members and the locksmithing industry
1st July 2022
One of the best reasons to be an MLA member is that, as a member, you are recognised as being part of a trusted and well-established association. This only works however, when consumers – your customers – know who we … Continue reading
Why choose the Master Locksmith Association for your training?
20th April 2022
Now has never been a better time to start to explore training modules at the MLA. Our list of training classes is growing year on year, keeping you up to date with the latest technologies and techniques in the locksmith … Continue reading
Visitors want quality over quantity
20th December 2021
Vic Southern, Lockdecoders Lockdecoders Ltd exhibited at the MLA 2021 show in Telford. We are not one of the industry giants, so we need good results from shows such as this as we spent all-in-all £10,000 to be there. Once … Continue reading
UAP Ltd Unveiled New Fullex Innovations at MLA Expo
12th November 2021
UAP Ltd hosted locksmiths and security experts from across the industry at October’s MLA Expo, with delegates flooding to the stand to see new products including the Fullex Kinetica+ K4 and the new Ionic electronic locks from Fullex AI. With … Continue reading
MLA – On-site Training is Now Live
15th October 2021
Several sessions have already sold out however there are still many available. As always, we are delighted to be covering a wide variety of subject areas: Safes Vehicles Curtain Locks High Security UPVC Bumping Guest hosts And much more IMPORTANT … Continue reading
MLA Expo and Training Update
16th September 2021
If you have not already, please be sure to register for the MLA Expo by visiting our website www.locksmiths.co.uk/expo or search ‘MLA Expo’ on Google. This year we have decided to utilise a new portal for the expo allowing you … Continue reading
MLA Expo – Update
29th July 2021
With the MLA Expo less than three months away, we are as excited as ever for what is set to be our biggest expo to date. From Friday 22nd October through to Sunday the 24th we will be returning to … Continue reading
Presenting Squire’s toughest ever Stronghold® range
29th July 2021
It doesn’t get tougher than Squire’s premium range of Stronghold® extra high security padlocks, padbars, chains and lock and chain sets being presented by Squire on Stand H1.22 at MLA Expo 2021. The Squire Stronghold® brand stands for top level … Continue reading
MLA re-opens training
18th March 2021
Thanks to the recent announcement from the Government, we have started opening the doors in our Rugby based headquarters for training. Thursday 11th March and Saturday 13th March 2021 saw our Abrasive Wheel and High Security Cylinders Courses take place, … Continue reading
Master Locksmiths Association – An update
4th February 2021
Like the masses we have also been affected by Covid-19 and lockdown 3.0. After rescheduling training and courses at the end of 2020 we have since found ourselves in the same position this time round. All courses which were scheduled … Continue reading
Christmas Time Mistletoe and Crime
23rd December 2020
Properties full of unwrapped Christmas presents are prime targets for burglars, according to the findings of a study by the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA). In a survey of its members, the MLA, a not-for-profit organisation established to promote skills and … Continue reading
First wave of exhibitors locked in for MLA Expo 2021
30th November 2020
We are delighted to announce our first set of confirmed exhibitors who will be in attendance at the MLA Expo 2021 taking place at the Telford International Centre on Friday 22nd October 2021 to Sunday 24th October 2021. A & … Continue reading
Best Product at MLA Expo 2019 – The FinLock
29th October 2019
What is it? The FinLock is a unique, fail-safe, high security, automatic mortised deadbolt. With a FinLock it is no longer necessary to manually deadbolt which raises the security threshold to a new level. It can also be used to … Continue reading
Burg-Wächter launches the security industry’s first cash-based community award scheme
16th October 2019
Burg-Wächter has launched a unique outreach scheme offering cash and security products to support community causes.  The Burg-Wächter Secure Communities Scheme issues awards of up to £1,000 cash to community-run projects and aims to distribute £12,000 of funds per year.  … Continue reading