Von Duprin

Pushing Forward.

Since inventing the first self-releasing fire exit device more than a century ago, Von Duprin continues to advance the industry through customer-centric innovation.



As an inventor of the panic device category, we continue to innovate and address your most challenging applications.


Protect your investment with flexible solutions that can be modified over time. 


Our durable solutions perform under heavy use and abuse and are backed by a team of experts. 


Pioneering safety is in our DNA. Over one hundred years ago, Von Duprin invented the first self-releasing fire exit device. Today, we continue to advance the industry through innovation pushed by a deep understanding of our customers’ needs and safety standards, delivering solutions for even the most challenging applications.

Our team of experts provide you with peace of mind. We earn your trust by delivering durable products that are proven to perform under heavy use and abuse. To ensure that our solutions stand the test of time, we focus on adaptability for easy modifications as new trim, functions or other options are required – protecting your investment well into the future.

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The Story Behind Von Duprin provides a detailed description of the 1903 Iroquois Theater fire, and how that tragedy would inspire a hardware salesman from Indianapolis to invent one of the most important life safety products of the 20th century.

Solutions Made Easy.

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Find the right solutions for your K-12, healthcare, higher education, multifamily, government and commercial real estate projects.

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Are you an architect, facility manager, general contractor, locksmith, security consultant, or security integrator? We have resources to support your opening requirements.

Solutions by Requirement

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Explore solutions for specific requirements including quiet operation, behavioral health, severe weather, lockdown security and more.

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As part of Allegion’s family of pioneering brands, Von Duprin benefits from the strength, efficiencies, resources, and integration from a global power. In turn, we pass those advantages on to you.

Allegion helps keep people safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands sold worldwide, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond. It’s the power of one.