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High-end locks and hardware locks market changes and development
Nov 16, 2018

High-end locks and hardware locks market changes and development


With the rapid development of pillar industries such as residential, automotive, medium and high-end office buildings and hotels, as well as the increasing demand for high-precision lock products for defense, public security, and financial systems, the prospects for the high-end lock market are optimistic. According to experts, high-tech products such as biometrics and electronic technology in the consumer market of locks are still in a blank stage, but the demand for consumers in the market is growing every year.


Various lock companies have developed IC card electronic door locks, electronic code locks, encrypted magnetic card door locks, building intercom anti-theft systems, valve locks, etc., as well as fingerprint locks. Because of the high content of high-end locks, more humanized and personalized, the profit of products is relatively high. Coupled with the speed of replacement of lock products, high-end locks will gradually become the mainstream in locks.


A lock seems to be simple, but it can be completed after 110 processes. The lock industry is not only a traditional industry, but also closely related to high technology. Today, the lock technology is changing with each passing day, without advanced equipment and design level. A group of high-quality professionals, it is difficult for enterprises to lead in the industry. This year, copper prices have risen and fallen, and locks have encountered unprecedented cost pressures. In the first half of this year, the prices of raw materials such as copper and aluminum rose several times. The cost has risen, and the rising price of the product can not reach one tenth of the cost. If the price of the product rises as the cost, the customer will be lost. Therefore, business households have said that the industry urgently needs technology and industrial upgrading, and update the brand innovation model. Innovation in the lock industry requires enterprises to change their mindsets, change ideas based on imitation, master independent technologies, increase investment in equipment, technology, research and development, and patent innovation, increase product technology content, and increase product differentiation. Enterprises should pay attention to Enhance brand awareness and implement brand strategy to change its position, seize the market share in the middle and high-end market, and promote the healthy and rapid development of the industry.


While the smart lock strives to break through, there are many changes in the mechanical lock.


More and more styles of hardware locks


With the warming of real estate and the acceleration of urban processes, the consumption demand of the decorative hardware market has been greatly boosted. Although a small decoration hardware is inconspicuous, but the product features and styles are more and more optimized and refined, the variety is varied, the style is full of competition.


There are more and more styles of hardware locks, many of which look more like a single animal or a small animal, but its function is a lock. In the market, the more popular civil locks are mainly spherical, three-bar round cover handles, embedded long-cover door locks and lock body handles. Another trend that is most commonly used in interior doors is the channel and auxiliary locks (the most important feature of the anti-theft feature). The author knows from the market that the locks currently bought are mainly made of brass, stainless steel and bronze. The surface color treatment is mainly composed of two color types. In terms of price, the door lock is generally more than 100 yuan, expensive to 800 yuan or more; the inner house lock is relatively cheap, about 80 yuan can buy a good lock.


The future development direction of China's locks is:


1. Develop high-grade locks


The market outlook for high-end locks is optimistic. Because of the high technical content of high-end locks and the more humanized and personalized features, the profit of products is relatively high. It is necessary to increase investment in high-tech locks and promote the structural upgrading of China's lock industry.


2. Implement brand strategy


The well-known enterprises and brands in the lock industry can produce huge economic and social benefits. Today, China's locks face more severe challenges. Competition has prompted enterprises to respond positively, and China's lock production has moved from a big country to a strong country.


3. Implement diversified development


Lock companies must accurately position themselves and the market and implement diversified development. In the so-called field, we design locks that cater to the public and have individual needs, avoiding the fierce competition brought about by the similarities with the mass locks. In addition, enterprises must take a diversified market path and avoid the fundamental development of enterprises affected by certain factors.