May 2016

Patrick J. Nohr expands role at Cole Kepro International as Corporate Vice President of Engineering – May 1, 2016

North Las Vegas, NV, May 1, 2016:  Patrick Nohr has expanded his role at Cole Kepro International (CKI) after joining the senior management team of American Locker (AL) as its Vice President of Engineering back in February of 2016.  Mr. Nohr now has responsibility over all of CKI engineering throughout the design and build process to include slot products.  This responsibility also includes focusing on understanding and providing solutions for our customers’ needs and working closely with the sales and customer satisfaction groups to insure world class products meet or exceed our customer’s needs, wants and expectations.  Patrick will now lead not only AL’s next generation locker introductions as well as ensuring our internal engineering processes lead to ever increasing company productivity but also slot product innovation as we partner with our valued long term customers.  Pat has proven success in high-volume design for consumer products.  A former NCAA Division I athlete who knows the meaning of teamwork, integrity, dedication, perseverance, and self-improvement. Pat is a proven leader with a passion for innovative uncompromising mechanical design. 

“Our company has a great history, is financially and operationally strong, and is positioned for sustained growth. The addition of Pat in February has led to an outstanding improvement in effective productivity at AL and now he will continue that progress while overseeing our slot development.  He confirmed what we expected upon his joining; he has a knack to create a quality engineering design,  relate directly with customers and provide engineering leadership.” said Frederick Cook, Chief Executive Officer of CKI and AL.

Mr. Nohr will continue to report directly to Mr. Cook and will join the company’s management committee.  All slot, kiosk, electronic locker, keyed locker, mailbox and postal service engineering management functions will report to Patrick.

Mr. Nohr is a Mechanical Engineer with a degree from the University of Nevada Reno.

Pat’s background includes holding leadership positions in research and development, design for manufacturability, new product introduction, vendor certification and selection, engineering management,  gaming and kiosk design.  Prior to CKI he was Lead Engineer for Innovation Group – New Products and Technologies at International Gaming Technologies (IGT) a fortune 500 company. 


ABOUT COLE KEPRO INTERNATIONAL, LLC. – Cole Kepro International, LLC is the parent company of CKI Gaming, a North Las Vegas and Taiwan based designer, developer and manufacturer of high performance slot machines and associated peripherals and American Locker, LLC of Coppell, Texas.  Cole Kepro International, LLC is an industry leader in gaming cabinets.  Our facilities are state of the art offering design, fabrication and assembly services.  As the foundation of our company, each person brings with them their unique talents and insight that make us what we are today.

ABOUT AMERICAN LOCKER, LLC, dba, American Locker.  A leading manufacturer of secure storage, distribution and inventory management solutions, American Locker is regarded as a direct supplier that its security-conscious customers cannot live without. The Company leverages over 80 years of industry expertise to help organizations increase efficiency, mitigate risk, grow revenue and meet service needs. Proprietary offerings range from classic coin/token-operated security lockers and employee/personal lockers to keyless and computer/electronic-controlled systems, all fully assembled.

American Locker provides expert consultation via experienced staff and is the only locker company that manufactures and controls its own distribution of non-duplicative 16 million Keys/Locks/Cylinders as well as Keyless Systems. Above all, Company products are easy to use, install and manage, available in numerous colors, and designed from weather-resistant materials (stainless, aluminum, plastic or painted steel) for heavy indoor and outdoor usage.

Beyond its iconic orange key, Ambassador and Statesman locker systems and SECURITY LOCKERS, the Company has STACKABLE LAPTOP LOCKERS for securing and recharging mobile devices, for inventory management, KEYLESS MINI-CHECK® Express lockers for items such as cell phones, and ALL-WELDED ENVOY Employee lockers. For a comprehensive search of American Locker solutions, please see the PRODUCT FINDER section.

 For more information, contact Frederick A. Cook, Jr, Chief Executive Officer.