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Capitalizing on the growing trend in simple, clean lines and modern hardware, Kwikset expands contemporary collection at IBS 2015

LAS VEGAS (January 20, 2015) – As modern home design continues to gain traction among consumers, Kwikset®, the leader in residential door hardware, expands its contemporary collection with three new levers to provide homeowners a variety of accessible and sophisticated modern hardware. Kwikset is showcasing the levers – Lisbon, Montreal and Sydney – at the 2015 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in advance of their launch in summer 2015.


The sleek design expansion of Kwikset’s ADA-compliant levers gives builders and homeowners more affordable options for incorporating modern hardware into their homes. Lisbon and Montreal feature a square base with curved accents, while Sydney’s round foundation is accentuated with soft lines. The simple but unique details make the designs the perfect hardware accent for any modern or transitional home.


“Homeowners expect a combination of style, durability and security when choosing the right door hardware to complement their home décor, and our contemporary collection delivers on all three aspects to provide a chic and functional hardware option,” said Marty Hoffmann, vice president, marketing, Kwikset.


In response to the growing number of multigenerational homes, the interior privacy levers feature ADA-compliant push buttons, offering an easy way of locking and unlocking. In addition, the entry levers feature Kwikset’s patented SmartKey® Re-key Technology with BumpGuard™ protection, providing the ultimate in safety and security. The hardware line delivers on functionality, security and design at an accessible price point for a variety of homeowners.


Lisbon, Montreal and Sydney levers are offered in Venetian Bronze, Satin Nickel, Polished Chrome and Satin Chrome. The levers complete Kwikset’s full contemporary collection, including the streamlined Halifax and Milan levers and deadbolts. Builders and homeowners can mix and match the levers and deadbolts for a unique pairing of modern hardware. The line will be available through distribution in summer 2015, with the suggested retail price of $29.97-$49.97.


Visit Kwikset at IBS in the South Hall at Booth #S2241 to view the new hardware. For more information about Kwikset’s complete line of locks and lock hardware, please visit


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About Kwikset


Kwikset, the leader in residential door security, manufactures and markets a complete line of door locks and door hardware. Designed for residential and light commercial applications, Kwikset’s product offering includes doorknobs, deadbolts, handlesets, pocket door hardware and electronic keyless entry locks. Kwikset’s electronic 913 SmartCode Deadbolt and 980 Deadbolt with SmartKey Re-Key Technology earned the esteemed Best Buy rating from Consumers Digest in 2014, representing the innovation and security customers can expect from Kwikset. Headquartered in Orange County, Calif., Kwikset is part of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands. Kwikset products are sold through retailers and distributors throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. To learn more about Kwikset, visit   


About Hardware and Home Improvement


Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) is a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware and faucets with a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset®, Weiser®, Baldwin®, National Hardware®, Stanley®, FANAL®, Pfister™ and EZSET®. HHI is a leader in its key markets with #1 positions in U.S. residential locksets (Kwikset), Canada residential locksets (Weiser), U.S. luxury locksets (Baldwin), and U.S. builders’ hardware (Stanley-National Hardware), #2 in Mexico residential hardware (Fanal), and #3 in U.S. retail plumbing (Pfister). Headquartered in Orange County, California, HHI has a global sales force and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Asia.


About Spectrum Brands


HHI is a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB). Spectrum Brands is a global, diversified consumer products company and a leading supplier of consumer batteries, residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware, faucets, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn and garden and home pest control products, and personal insect repellents. Spectrum Brands employs approximately 13,500 employees worldwide and sells to the top 25 global retailers with products in more than one million stores.



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