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September 3, 2013

In observance of September's National Preparedness Month, Master Lock is launching a campaign aimed at educating consumers on basic emergency preparation guidelines.

Among the tips offered by Master Lock are:

February 20, 2012

When the President of the United States visits a factory, that's news. But there was even more to President Obama's trip to Master Lock's Milwaukee plant -- there was talk of jobs. 

After recognizing Master Lock several times in recent months for moving some jobs from China back to the United States, President Obama visited Milwaukee last week led a discussion on jobs and the economy. 

February 15, 2012

President Obama traveled to Milwaukee on Feb. 15 to visit a Master Lock factory where the company brought back approximately 100 jobs from China. The visit also included a discussion of the economy and American manufacturing. 

Obama gave a callout to Master Lock in his State of the Union address for moving jobs back to the United States, and company president and CEO John Heppner participated in the January “Insourcing American Jobs” forum at the White House. 

February 10, 2012

Just in time for Home Channel News’ “Made in the USA” report (see page 16), President Obama locked down an American-made theme in his State of the Union address.

“A few weeks ago, the CEO of Master Lock told me that it now makes business sense for him to bring jobs back home,” Obama said in his address before the U.S. Congress last month. “Today, for the first time in 15 years, Master Lock’s unionized plant in Milwaukee is running at full capacity.”

January 25, 2012

Addressing the need to keep jobs from moving offshore, President Obama singled out Master Lock as an example of a company that moved jobs back to the United States -- and should be rewarded for it.

“A few weeks ago, the CEO of Master Lock told me that it now makes business sense for him to bring jobs back home,” Obama said in his Jan. 24 “State of the Union” address before the U.S. Congress. “Today, for the first time in 15 years, Master Lock's unionized plant in Milwaukee is running at full capacity.”

December 10, 2010

Fortune Brands, whose products include Master Lock and Moen, has announced its intention to separate its three consumer businesses --home and security, golf products and distilled spirits -- so it can focus solely on its liquor business as an independently publicly traded company.