John H. Lawlor founds the company with the purchase of Walter Kidde Sales & Service Company.
For 60 years, Keystone has been a trusted provider of fire protection equipment and life safety services in commercial and industrial settings.
The company expands to provide fixed systems and services.
Company changes name to Keystone Fire Protection in honor of its Pennsylvania roots.
Keystone becomes one of the first distributors to carry DuPont’s Halon 1301 and adds systems design and installation.
Keystone’s reputation for comprehensive fire protection services helps the company’s consistent growth and, son, John M. Lawlor, joins the company.
John M. Lawlor named company President and a series of acquisitions expands the company’s geographic coverage into New Jersey.
NAFED (The National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors) names John M. Lawlor as its President.
Acquisitions continue and John M. Lawlor nominated to the Presidency of the Fire Suppression Alliance (FSA) and of the National Independent Fire Alarm Distributors (NIFAD), two industry trade associations.
Keystone receives the prestigious SBA Small Family Business of the Year Award.
Keystone wins it’s first of four consecutive SmartCEO Magazine’s Future 50 Award acknowledging business growth.
Tag We’re It — An exclusive line of branded inspection, maintenance and warranty plans from Keystone are launched.
Our history is prologue to continued expansion of care for our customers, our employees, and our core values.