BHMA to Host Annual Fall Meeting in San Diego, CA


For Immediate Release


Wendy Maurice


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BHMA to Host Annual Fall Meeting in San Diego, CA

Members and Stakeholders to Converge in Discussions on Key Industry Issues


New York, NY (September 11, 2018) The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) will hold its annual fall meeting from October 9 through the 11th at Rancho Bernardo in San Diego during which time BHMA members and lab representatives will attend a variety of meetings, including technical sessions and the Annual BHMA Membership Meeting. 

BHMA’s Annual Fall Meeting will kick-off with technical discussions regarding various standards, including a new standard for hardware acoustics that is currently in development.  Other technical sessions on the agenda are 156.18 for Materials and Finishes, A156.14 for Sliding and Folding Door Hardware and A156.5 for Cylinders /A156.30 for High-Security Cylinders.  As in previous years, BHMA’s marketing communications initiatives, as well as codes and government affairs, will also be reviewed.

“BHMA’s Annual Fall Meeting continues to be a pinnacle of the year’s collaborative efforts to develop and enhance industry codes and standards,” said BHMA Executive Director Ralph Vasami.  “We look forward to the participation of our members and industry stakeholders in our important discussions on standard development and certification and all industry issues.”

For more information about the BHMA annual fall meeting, or for a complete schedule of events, please contact Larry McClean at [email protected] To learn more about the BHMA, visit


About the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA): The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) is an industry leader in building safety and security. BHMA is the only organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop and maintain performance standards for locks, closers, exit devices and other builder’s hardware. The widely known ANSI/BHMA A156 series of standards describes and establishes the features and criteria for specific types of hardware products. In addition, BHMA sponsors third-party certification of hardware products, which is a requirement for a product to bear the “BHMA Certified” mark — ensuring that the product meets the ANSI/BHMA standard. For more information on BHMA, please write to BHMA, 355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY, 10017 or visit our website at


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