Broco® Rankin® Acquires Chamberlain Security


ONTARIO, CA (February 26, 2018) – Broco® Rankin® is pleased to announce the acquisition of long-time client Chamberlain Security, effective December 31, 2017.  Founded in the early 1970’s, Chamberlain Security is a manufacturer of high security components designed to protect the contents of safes, filing cabinets and ATMs.  Chamberlain Security components are included in many commercial and residential safes as well as government GSA-rated (Government Services Administration) and UL® (Underwriters Laboratory) tested TL-15 and TL-30 safes.    

“Chamberlain Security has been a customer of our PMA (Protective Metal Alloys) division for over 20 years,” said Richard Ferry, president of Broco Rankin.  “It seemed only natural when the opportunity arose that we should bring Chamberlain Security into the Broco Rankin family of companies.”  Chamberlain’s operations have been relocated to Broco Rankin’s facility in Ontario, California, where they continue to provide products to current and new customers worldwide.   

“Our mission is to inspire positive change in ourselves and the world with high quality products and solutions for our customers,” continued Mr. Ferry.  Consistent with Broco Rankin’s commitment to quality, the components manufactured by Chamberlain Security are UL® “Component Recognized.”  Similarly, processes for producing PMA and Rankin Hardfacing products are ISO 9001:2008 certified. 

Broco, Inc.® and Rankin Industries, Inc.® are celebrating milestone anniversaries in 2018.  Broco marks 50 years of leadership and innovation in the underwater, tactical and industrial cutting and welding industries, and is recognized as the world leader in exothermic cutting and underwater welding systems.

Rankin celebrates 80 years of design and formulation of superior buildup and hardfacing products for maintenance and repair industries worldwide.  In addition, PMA is now in its 40th year of manufacturing nickel-based and nickel-tungsten hardfacing and buildup products, and Rankin Automation’s automated welding systems product line marks its 30 year anniversary.

For more information, please call (909) 483-3222, (800) 845-7259, visit, write to, or contact Margaret McCallister at  Corporate headquarters are located in Ontario, California, and most products are available through a global distributor network. 


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