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March 19, 2014

Kwikset -- which is part of Spectrum Brands Holdings -- is sponsoring Richard Childress Racing and driver Ryan Newman during the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Season this year.

Per the partnership, Kwikset will be the primary sponsor and paint scheme for Newman's car during the Kansas Race in Kansas City on May 10. The Kwisket logo will also be displayed on Newman's No. 31 car for every race this season.

December 17, 2012

Spectrum Brands Holdings, a global consumer products company, said it completed the acquisition of the Hardware & Home Improvement Group (HHI) of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. for $1.4 billion in cash. 

The agreement was first announced back on Oct. 9.

HHI is a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware and faucets with leading positions in key North American markets and a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset, Weiser, Baldwin, National Hardware, Stanley, Fanal, Pfister and EZSet. 

July 13, 2012

In response to a noticeable gap in the marketplace, Lake Forest, Calif.-based Kwikset launched an Austin product family, described as a rustic option for traditional and modern homes.

The Austin line includes a stylish handleset, lever and deadbolt with a decorative swing cover. The new products embrace the aesthetic of transitional décor and provide sophisticated security features.

June 13, 2012

Stanley Black & Decker, the tools giant that made a splash with a blockbuster merger two years ago, is now attempting to sell a unit of its tool empire, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.

The unit on the block includes Baldwin, Price Pfister and Kwikset brands, making builders hardware, door locks, bath fixtures and other home products. 

June 9, 2011

From ballots sent out electronically earlier this year, Home Channel News received a record number of votes for Golden Hammer Winners, producing 32 winners in four categories. The Home Decor category -- subdivided into seven sub-categories, produced the following winners:

• Decorative Hardware & Locksets – Kwikset

• Decorative Lighting & Fixtures – Cooper Lighting (regent)

• Fashion Fixtures – Kohler

• Home Organization – Newell Rubbermaid

• Major Appliances – Whirlpool

March 24, 2008

The company recently received a licensing agreement with Black & Decker to provide biometric door...