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Kwikset’s Best Selling Contemporary Portfolio Grows with Launch of New Handlesets

ORLANDO, Fla. (January 10, 2016) — Today at the 2017 NAHB International Builders Show® (IBS), Kwikset® announces three contemporary additions to its product portfolio – San Clemente, Camino and Amador. The three new stylish handlesets feature sleek lines and are available in a variety of finishes to suit the needs of a diverse set of builders, architects, designers and homeowners.

“Kwikset listened to designers, builders and homeowners to understand what is most important when looking for door hardware, and we learned that stylish security is top of mind for our customers,” says Michelle Gangi, Kwikset Senior Product Manager, Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware and Home Improvement Division. “We paid close attention to design trends and created new handlesets that match the convergence of curated contemporary and geometric shapes we’re seeing across all markets, from jewelry and furniture to lighting and electronics."

Featuring a sleek deadbolt and elegant handleset, the door hardware’s modern look and clean lines will make any entryway shine.

Defined by its geometric and faceted design, the low profile deadbolt and angular handleset were inspired by current design trends.

Designed with simplicity in mind, Amador’s sharp corners and straight lines create a simple yet pronounced statement on any door.

Features and Benefits

  • Features and Benefits: San Clemente, Camino and Amador all feature a style-forward design, creating a high-end aesthetic at an affordable price. The low-profile, exterior deadbolts for San Clemente and Camino handlesets are fifty percent smaller than most standard deadbolts and add style to any entryway without the traditionally bulky hardware.
  • Diverse Finish Selection: All three handlesets will be available in Venetian Bronze, Satin Nickel, Satin Chrome and Polished Chrome, while San Clemente and Camino will also be available in Brushed Chrome and Iron Black.
  • Advanced SmartKey® Security: San Clemente, Camino and Amador deadbolts feature the latest version of the Kwikset patented SmartKey security. The advanced SmartKey security provides strong resistance against torque attacks, passes the most stringent lock-picking standards (UL 437, par 11.6.) and utilizes BumpGuard™ to prevent lock bumping. SmartKey also allows homeowners to reset their security by re-keying their locks quickly and easily, rendering lost, loaned or unreturned keys useless.

San Clemente and Camino will retail for $149 MSRP and Amador is expected to list at $117. All three handlesets will be available in Spring 2017 at select in-store retailers and online.

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About Kwikset

Kwikset is the leading residential lock manufacturer, making homeowners feel safe since 1946. Kwikset works hard to understand the world you live in, so that we can do everything we can to protect it. The company’s unwavering commitment to meeting homeowners’ needs has inspired its innovative lock portfolio that includes patented SmartKey deadbolts, keyless entry combination locks, connected home technology, first-to-market smart lock, Kevo and a wide variety of styles and finishes. Our interior and exterior door products provide customers with the quality, technology, durability and style they want while guaranteeing the highest level of security. Headquartered in Orange County, Calif., Kwikset is part of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB). Kwikset products are sold online and through retailers and distributors throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australia. Visit us at and

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