Proud Members of PLAA
A-Line Distributors has been a member of the Professional Locksmiths Association of Alberta since its early days.
The association held its first Convention in Red Deer in 1979. Then called ALA, it succeeded in lobbying the Alberta government to certify Locksmithing as a trade, and thereby commit itself to an apprenticeship program. Trade certification was designated in November, 1989, and the trade was officially launched in January, 1993. Renamed the Professional Locksmiths Association of Alberta in 1991, the PLAA now boasts over 250 members from Alberta and other provinces and states. The PLAA continues its support of the apprenticeship program today.
Proud Members of DHI
We are also members of the Door and Hardware Institute. The Door and Hardware Institute (DHI) is the only professional association dedicated to the Architectural Openings Industry. With the purpose of advancing life safety and security within the built environment, DHI represents the North American openings marketplace as the advocate and primary resource for information, professional development and certification. DHI strives to be the indispensable resource for industry trends, best business practices and advanced education. DHI remains a powerful advocate for creating a favorable code environment in the life safety and security industry.