China has a long history of locks, Shaw cultural sites found a wooden lock, appeared in the Western Zhou Dynasty bronze lock, to the East Han Dynasty has been widely produced, the use of metal locks. With the progress of the times and the development of science and technology, the demand for locks has also begun to change, from the initial traditional metal locks to smart locks and electronic locks. China's most important lock production base concentrated in Zhejiang, Guangdong, Shandong and other places. In product categories, padlocks, ball locks, handle locks and other still have a larger market space, bicycle locks, motorcycle locks, car locks and special purpose locks products are also changing with the development of upstream products, fingerprint locks, smart locks , Building interphone has become an indispensable functional product of modern social life.
At present, China's lock industry with annual sales of about 40 billion yuan, the output of 1.9 billion. According to the customs statistics, the average annual export growth rate of the lock manufacturing industry in the "11th Five-Year Plan" period reached 31%, which is twice as much as the average growth rate of the hardware-based industries. In the first half of 2011, the export value of locks reached 20.82 billion U.S. dollars, up 15.9% on a year-on-year basis. According to this calculation, the annual export value was about 4.6 billion U.S. dollars; the import value of locks was 273 million U.S. dollars, up 16.2% over the same period of last year; Will reach 550 million US dollars.