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Allegion wins: A look at Allegion’s top awards and recognitions in 2021

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In a year full of challenges for businesses around the world, Allegion continued to be positioned for success. Our continued ability to thrive in the industry—and within our communities—is a testament to our stronger-than-ever collective teamwork and the way that we consistently put our company values into action.

With awards honoring our safety initiatives and industry involvement, commitment to inclusivity and diversity, technological advancements, innovative brands and incredible accomplishments from our employees, we are proud of the work that we did in 2021. Our sights are set even higher in 2022 as we continue to grow, excel and embrace the values that make Allegion great.



Allegion was recognized in October as the first-ever recipient of the Jackson Lewis Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Champion Award, recognizing our global team members’ renewed and growing efforts to promote a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace culture. 

Also in October, Allegion was honored as the winner of the National Safety Council’s prestigious 2021 Robert W. Campbell Award, given to an elite group of organizations successfully integrating environment, health and safety management with business operations as a cornerstone of success. The National Safety Council (NSC), America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate, recognized Allegion’s excellence in and superior commitment to health and safety, reflecting our values in action.

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For the second year in a row, Allegion was a nominee in the TechPoint Large Enterprise of the Year category at the Mira Awards, Indiana’s largest and longest running technology awards program celebrating the state’s remarkable technology achievements. This category recognizes tech companies that are succeeding in the marketplace; investing in innovation; committing to diversity, equity, and inclusion; boosting Indiana’s reputation nationally/internationally; and leveraging their resources and scale to make a positive impact in its community.

The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced that Allegion was one of two organizations to receive a 2021 SIA Member of the Year Award. This award honors SIA member companies that are highly involved in advancing the industry through SIA participation. Allegion is highly engaged in SIA’s RISE community for young professionals – with staff serving in roles on the RISE Steering Committee and as mentors in SIA’s Talent, Inclusion, Mentorship and Education program and participating in SIA’s RISE Scholarship program. They are also involved in the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST), with staff serving on the FAST Board of Directors. Allegion also regularly sponsors key SIA events, including SIA GovSummit and Securing New Ground, and was the Premier Sponsor of AcceleRISE 2020.

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Maggie Ober, IT manager, was honored as one of the 2021 Tech 25 honorees at the TechPoint/Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ) CTO of the Year and Tech 25 awards program. The Tech 25 award honors high-achieving individuals who have made significant contributions to their own tech and tech-enabled businesses as well as the community. 


Patrick Bowman, manager of logistics and distribution for the Americas, was one of 30 individuals who were named to the inaugural Conexus Indiana Rise 30 cohort, a group of innovators who represent Indiana’s top talent under the age of 30. Patrick will serve as a thought leader on subjects ranging from emerging technology, smart manufacturing, public policy and talent development.



Jeffrey Batick, DHT, DHC, EHC, CFDAI, has received a 2021 Fellow Award from the Door and Hardware Institute® (DHI). The Fellow Award is based on service and is awarded to members who have contributed significant and outstanding service of an extended period to the organization and to the industry overall. Jeff, an architectural services consultant for the New England regional sales office, has spent the past seven years with Allegion.

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Ken Cook, national education and safety manager, received a 2021 Merit Award from the Door and Hardware Institute® (DHI). Ken was nominated by the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) for his effort in providing safer environments in schools by ensuring that the K-12 school environment includes safety and security planning into their construction products. Ken joined the company in 2006 and has given decades of service to Allegion in various roles.

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In Australia, the Gainsborough Freestyle™ Electronic Trilock™ was selected as the winner of the Smart Lock Product of the Year Award by IoT Breakthrough. The IoT Breakthrough Awards program recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet-of-Things (IoT) market today.

The Gainsborough Freestyle Electronic Trilock™ was also awarded the 2021 Australian Good Design Award for product design in hardware and building. The Australian Good Design Awards are the country’s oldest and most prestigious international awards for design and innovation, with a proud history dating back to 1958.

The Kryptonite line was honored in various reviews and publications thoughout 2021:

The Kryptonite Evolution Mini-7 was listed as the best bike lock of 2021 by TechRadar.com. Their site also heralded the Kryptonite New York Fahettaboudit Mini and the Kyrptonite New York Fahgettaboudit Chain, praising the products for being able to withstand bolt cutters, keeping bikes secure even in the busiest of cities.

The Wirecutter page of The New York Times picked the Kryptonite New-U Evolution Mini-7 as the “best lock of the year.” Their choice for the “best upgrade lock” was the Kryptonite New-U New York Fahgettaboudit Mini, and the Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit Chain and the Kryptonite Keeper 585 were named “also great” picks of the year.

The brand also received even more praise as Treehugger.com named the Kryptonite New York Lock Standard as the “best lock of the year.”


The Allegion warehouse and manufacturing facility in New Zealand received a Merit Award at the 2021 Property Council Awards under the CBRE Industrial Property Category. The Property Industry Awards are unique in that they recognize not just innovative design and construction, but also assess nominees on their economic and social contribution, sustainability, vision and owner and user satisfaction.

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