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Welcome to William Knell & Company Limited. We are a century old company providing products and services to the non-residential openings industry, including the safety and security of property, as well as being a distributor of industrial supplies to manufacturing and maintenance professionals in Southwestern Ontario.

Our divisional teams work closely with customers to understand their needs. Whether you come for the total opening, locks and security or tools and supplies, Knell’s will guide you, and recommend the right mix of products and services.

Our Service Divisions

Door & Hardware

Close up shot of a white door with lever handles, a key pad, and swipe access control

A supplier of door & hardware products and services bringing a value proposition of the package sale – one supplier furnishing the complete opening project.  We also bring added value as a provider of construction specialty products. We leverage long-standing relationships with leading manufacturers to bring together everything you need to complete or renovate your building.

Industrial Supply

Image of industrial supplies available at Knell's showroom on Shirley Drive, Kitchener, Ontario. Picture depicts supplies such as pylons, tool boxes, saw blades, shop-vacs,, shovel, hose, construction lighting, hard-hat, hand-trucks, and first aid kit

A distributor of a wide range of products, including abrasives, cutting tools, power tools, health and safety equipment, machinery and maintenance supplies. We offer unique and valuable perspectives, provide product education and develop buying programs that make sense and save money.

G&A Lock & Security

Person's hand typing on computer showing locks and padlocks on a web-like diagram

A leading locksmith and security solutions provider specializing in mechanical and electronic security hardware and software solutions. We have the skill sets and manpower required to complete all types of projects, quickly and efficiently. We are an authorized dealer for leading high security brands such as Medeco, Mul-T-Lock, and electronics solution brands such as Genetec, Axis, Record, DSC, and Salto.