November 7th, 2022 - Press Release Partnership Announcement: IDN-Canada x Active Witness

Active Witness is thrilled to announce its partnership with industry-leading distributor IDN-Canada (IDN). Active Witness is an innovative manufacturer of cloud-based Access Control solutions. The partnership will allow Active Witness to leverage IDN-Canada’s extensive network of locksmiths and security dealers across the country. IDN-Canada is a leading door hardware and electronic security distributor with offices in 9 Canadian cities from Vancouver to Halifax.

The strategic partnership will allow Canadian locksmiths and integrators to be able to procure Active Witness products directly from IDN. By offering Active Witness hardware through IDN’s distribution hubs, dealers from across Canada will be able to expediently receive products and rapidly deploy Active Witness solutions to their customers.

CEO & Founder of Active Witness, Rob Bakshi, has experience in growing security brands through distribution partners like IDN with his previous company Silent Witness which was sold to Honeywell in 2003. Bakshi explained “we’re excited to partner with IDN-Canada and gain access to their network of Canadian dealers” he went on to say, “they have an extensive list of locksmiths and integrators who trust them and will now have direct access to Active Witness products and a great team at IDN who will support them.”

Todd Humphrey, EAC National Sales Manager at IDN explained, “IDN-Canada is pleased to welcome Active Witness to its extensive offering of industry-leading brands. The team at Active Witness has addressed a much-needed market niche with its newly released Sima standalone access control product.”

About Active Witness

Active Witness, based in Vancouver, Canada, is a manufacturer and developer of integrated cloud-based Access Control hardware and software. The Company leverages multi-factor authentication and all-in-one functionality for highly secure and frictionless facility access.

Active Witness has uniquely positioned itself to help businesses of all industries transition from legacy Access Control systems to Access Control as a Service with the cloud. Active Witness is dedicated to providing simple, customized, and innovative access systems to its customers with dynamic software and hardware-based security solutions.

About IDN-Canada

IDN-Canada is a leading security and door hardware distributor. They provide security products, access control solutions, and related services to security professionals across Canada.

IDN-Canada is a business unit of IDN, Inc., which provides security products, access control solutions, and related services to security professionals through its six regional business hubs located in North America. With a wholesale distribution network of more than 50 locations representing over 300 manufacturers, IDN offers customers the strength and buying power of a national organization along with local product availability and personal, customized service.