William Knell and Company Limited facility on 2090 Shirley Dr, Kitchener, Ontario Three Service Divisions One Company G&A Lock and Security LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SERVICE DIVISIONS Door & Hardware Industrial Supply Close up shot of a white door with lever handles, a key pad, and swipe access control Products and Services Door & Hardware LEARN MORE For all your door and hardware and construction specialty needs Industrial equipment and supplies overlaying a blurred background of the company's showroom. A Dependable Distributor Industrial Supplies LEARN MORE For quality tools and supplies G&A Lock & Security white service van in front of Knell's office building A Division of Knell's G&A Lock & Security Locksmith Services LEARN MORE Access Control Video Surveillance Person taking keys from another person beside a model condominium structure with formal documentation on a tabletop Whether You... We Can Help LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR CUSTOMERS Build it, own it, manage it, maintain or repair it. We are a trusted supplier and resource. Street view of The Imperial in New Hamburg, Ontario. A three story cream brick building with a wooden front door and rows of windows. The Imperial Hotel Our Projects LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR PROJECTS New Hamburg, Ontario Early 1900's horse and buggy and driver photo blended with a modern picture of a man looking out an open driver door window of the company truck Serving our Customers Since 1906 LEARN MORE ABOUT US Delivering products and materials to your door Woman with long brown hair sitting at their desk, looking out at the camera with a computer and files in the background Variety of Opportunities Work For Knell's LEARN MORE Whether it's your first job, or the next one!

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

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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

Industrial supplies and equipment 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

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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.