Noke Inc., creator of high-tech smart locking solutions, is acquired by the self-storage building and facility automation experts at Janus International

The partnership will further the growth and development of Noke’s complete line of commercial smart locking solutions including the SecurGuard® Smart Entry System.

LEHI, Utah (PRWEB) December 17, 2018

Noke, Inc., leading maker of commercial smart locks, today announced its acquisition by Janus International Group, LLC (“Janus”), the leading global manufacturer and supplier of turn-key building solutions and new technology for the self-storage industry. The acquisition allows Noke, a startup headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah and backed by Paris-based VC firms Future Shape and Hardware Club, to accelerate its development and deployment of the world’s highest quality smart locking solutions. By joining forces, Noke and Janus will accelerate the worldwide rollout of the SecurGuard® Smart Entry System that was released earlier this year and is revolutionizing the self-storage industry.

“We’re thrilled to be formalizing the partnership with Janus and we’re excited to offer facility owners a more robust and high-tech security solution for their facilities while increasing their visibility, connectivity, and control over their business,” said David Gengler, Co-founder and CEO of Noke. “In addition, the resources Janus brings to the partnership allows us to accelerate the development of our entire line of commercial smart-locking solutions.”

“We’re very excited to have Noke join the Janus family, and are thrilled about the innovative solutions we’ll be providing to the self-storage industry on a global scale. The company will continue to serve and support our customers with high quality products and solutions to help them build and operate their businesses more efficiently,” said David Curtis, Founder and CEO of Janus.

The SecurGuard smart entry system has modernized access control in self-storage by allowing tenants mobile access to their unit, gates, man-doors, and elevators, and with an electronic lock on every unit door, the system provides peace of mind for both tenants and operators and provides an unprecedented level of individual door security.

Noke will remain under the direction of current leadership.

For more information about the smart security and access control solution, visit:

About Noke: Noke Inc. designs and manufactures the Noke line of smart-locks, providing a reliable, safe, and cost-effective way for businesses to eliminate the pain points of key management. Noke gives companies a valuable security product to add to their collection of IoT devices as a means to secure and monetize ships, trucks, buildings, utility cabinets, warehouses, and more. For more information visit

About Janus: Janus International Group, LLC ( is the leading global manufacturer and supplier of turn-key self-storage building solutions including: roll up and swing doors, hallway systems and re-locatable storage units, and facility and door automation tools. The Janus team operates out of several U.S. locations and five locations internationally. Janus is owned by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. a CA based private equity firm.

About Clearlake: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm founded in 2006. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach, O.P.S.® The firm’s core target sectors are software and technology-enabled services, industrials and energy; and consumer. Clearlake has managed over $8 billion of institutional capital since inception and its senior investment principals have led or co-led over 100 investments. More information is available at