Thistle Safe & Lock Co., Inc.

198 Cross Street, Malden, Massachusetts 02148 Tel: 781-324-1600

Serving the Banking Community for more than 50 Years


A tribute to families in the Safe & Vault Industry

The family behind Thistle Safe & Lock Co.. Inc has been an active part of the banking industry for over 40 years. The company offers sales and service of all types of banking equipment with technicians on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Their service includes the expertise and equipment to move and install anything a bank could need from vaults to ATMs to safe deposit boxes and more Thistle also distributes major manufacturers' products throughout the United States.

Three generations of the Thistle family have dedicated themselves to the safe and vault industry. The company started with Samuel Thistle in 1946. under the name of S.W. Thistle Co. Sam immigrated to Boston after operating a fleet of fishing boats in Newfoundland. He quickly started working as a rigger for WS. Rees Co. He saved money. then started his own company installing safes, vaults, and safe deposit boxes. Soon, S.W. Thistle Co. was installing equipment for all the major safe companies at the time. including Diebold. Mosler. Herring Hall Marvin and York.