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Onity Announces Self-Storage Smart Lock Reseller Agreements with Trachte Building Systems and Trac-Rite

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Strategic reseller agreements will broaden availability of Onity’s Passport smart lock for the self-storage industry

Onity, a global leader in electronic access solutions and mobile credentialing, today announced national reseller agreements with Trachte Building Systems and Trac-Rite®. The agreement allows the organizations to integrate with the Passport™ Locking Solution, a new smart lock for use in self-storage facilities, as part of their portfolio of product offerings. Onity is part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.

Trachte is a complete resource in the self-storage industry, offering online content and industry-leading seminars, design and engineering, building and door manufacturing, and construction services. The 100% employee-owned company offers a full line of pre-engineered steel buildings and door/hallway systems. Trachte has been in business since 1901 and helped pioneer steel self-storage buildings in the 1970s. 

For over 40 years, Trac-Rite, a division of Trachte, has been a trusted brand for manufacturing steel roll-up doors. With exceptional performance, value and customer service, Trac-Rite provides a full product offering of durable, low-maintenance doors for self-storage applications. 

“The Passport Locking Solution will take the self-storage industry to the next level with greater efficiency, additional visibility for facility operators and enhanced unit security,” said Andre Lalande, Vice President of Sales, Onity. “We are thrilled to partner with Trachte and Trac-Rite – highly experienced and well-respected leaders in the self-storage industry – to help meet the rising demand for smart lock solutions in this space.” 

“We are excited about our partnership with Onity, a global leader with proven technologies for electronic access control,” said Brad Relford, CEO, Trachte. “The new Passport Locking Solution provides both convenience and reliability for self-storage customers, owners and operators.”    

These reseller agreements combine years of mobile credentialing and lock hardware expertise with long-term leadership in the self-storage industry. 

Learn more about the Passport locking solution at or visit the Inside Self-Storage (ISS) World Expo, April 11-14, 2023, Onity booth 1121, Trachte booth 631 and Trac-Rite booth 927.

About Onity

Onity supports the self-storage, hospitality, commercial, education, and military segments with a full spectrum of electronic locking, access control, and mobile key solutions. Since 1986, Onity has been a global leader in electronic access solutions, serving customers in more than 125 countries around the globe. Onity is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions. For more information, visit

For more information, contact:
Kendall Simich
A Carrier Company
Tel: 503-741-5698