C.R. Laurence Introduces Electric Strike with Bolt Position Sensor

New Sensor Monitors When Doors are Both Latched and Locked for a More Safe and Secure Entrance System Solution

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 14, 2016 - C.R. Laurence–the leading single–source manufacturer and supplier of architectural glazing systems–has announced the release of its new Electric Strike with Bolt Position Sensor. By incorporating a bolt position sensor within the strike housing, CRL’s Electric Strike can electronically notify security and facility managers if doors on the premises are not properly closed and locked.

Bolt Position Sensor
Detail View of Bolt Position Sensor

The Electric Strike with Bolt Position Sensor has been thoroughly cycle-tested for reliability and utilizes UL listed components. It’s suitable for 1/2" to 3/4" tempered glass doors and features a fail secure latch (fail safe optional). The new Electric Strike with Bolt Position Sensor is compatible with most building security and fire safety systems. It permits use of card readers, RFID badges, and remote door monitoring and control. With this new product, CRL aims to give customers greater control over facility safety and security, while strengthening its ability to provide single-source, entrance system solutions.

ESK Detail View
Detail View of Panic Handle with Header and ESP Strike

“Our new Electric Strike with Bolt Position Sensor goes above and beyond the current electric strikes on the market to give customers a system that offers more versatility and security,” said Al Eini, Brand Manager of Commercial Hardware at CRL. “Our goal is to continually diversify our product offerings to provide customers complete entrance system solutions under one roof.”

The Electric Strike with Bolt Position Sensor is designed for use in conjunction with CRL’s line of Blumcraft Panic and Deadbolt Handles.

Electric Strike Keeper
CRL Electric Strike Keeper

For more information on C.R. Laurence commercial door hardware, call (800) 421-6144 ext. 7700, or email You may also visit

About C.R. Laurence
C.R. Laurence is a premier manufacturer and distributor of glazing systems with over 60 years of experience in the industry. The company is a leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, construction, and automotive industries, with service centers located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. With rapid customization capabilities, robust stock inventories, and a worldwide distribution network, C.R. Laurence’s single-source model delivers one of the shortest lead times in the marketplace. For more information, call (800) 421-6144 or email Glaziers may also visit Architects and specifiers, visit


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2503 E. Vernon Ave.
Los Angeles, CA  90058