Celebrating 30 Years Since 1984

The Locksmith Store HQ

Locksmith Store has been a family owned and operated wholesale distributor to the locksmith trade since 1984.  As an independent wholesaler with over 27 years in the industry The Locksmith Store can buy direct from over 60 manufacturers, assuring that our customers have access to the products they need at the deepest discounts possible. At The Locksmith Store you’ll find a wide array of products. From door hardware, automotive, access control, keyblanks, key storage, key machines, locksmithing tools, padlocks, etc. We have what you need.

For our Automotive customers, we pride ourselves on being one of the few distributors supporting the automotive locksmithing market today. The Locksmith Store is a Diamond level Strattec distributor; the highest level one can achieve. We also stock replacement lock cylinders, and parts from Lockcraft, A-1, and Auto Security Products. When it comes to transponder keys our inventory is second to none. Whether your looking for Kaba Ilco, Strattec, Bianchi, JMA, Hata, or Jet transponders; we've got you covered, with over 560 different transponder keys in stock. We even go as far as sourcing transponders from dealers when no aftermarket blank exists. We also carry a full line of transponder cloning and programming equipment from top manufacturers such as Advanced Diagnostics, Kaba Ilco, JMA, Bianchi and AE Tools. We just started stocking the Genuine Lishi 2-N-1 pick and decoder tools, and these are must have tools for the automotive locksmith.

For our commercial and residential locksmith customers we stock Marks USA grade 1 and grade 2 commercial locks and mortise locks (including ADA-approved door levers), Arrow Lock grade 1 and grade 2 locks and deadbolts. Whether your looking for door closers or Adams Rite narrow stile hardware; we've got you covered. For our access control customers we stock stand-alone pushbutton locks from Kaba Simplex / Unican, Alarm Lock, Arrow Lock, and Marks. We also stock electric strikes from HES, Adams Rite and Rutherford Controls, and access control panels, and readers from Rosslare Security.

We've grown over the last thirty years at a steady, controlled pace and now stock about 19,000 items from over 60 manufacturer's and specialize in automotive locksmithing. By staying compact and efficient along the way, we have been able to appeal to the serious locksmith businessperson without being forced to sell to his customers in order to survive. We are very fortunate to have been successful in staying true to our original philosophy of being true to the locksmith. We don't compete with you for your customer. We ship your order from our one location in Arlington Heights, Illinois- avoiding delays common to multi-warehouse wholesalers.