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Rytan Inc.

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Rytan, Inc.
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Name Rytan, Inc.
Headquarters Gardena, CA (USA)
Founded 1983
Founder(s) Samuel S. Sopko
Lockpicks, Key machines, Locksmith tools, Plug spinners

Rytan, Inc. is an American locksmithing tool manufacturer that produces key machines, lockpicks, and other tools. The owner and CEO is Carol J. Silbaugh.


Samuel Sopko formed the Rytan corporation on the 25th of July, 1983 in Torrance, California.[1] Silbaugh became the General Manager in 1985, and then the owner in 2018.[2] The manufacturing facility is now located in Gardena, CA.

The diamond-hook lockpick commonly known as the DeForrest pick is named after Bill DeForrest, founder of Major Manufacturing, Inc. Rytan black blue deforrest-RubberBanned.jpg Rytan red grey deforrest-RubberBanned.jpg


  1. Corporation Wiki - Rytan, Inc. CorporationWiki.com.
  2. Rytan - About Us Rytan.com.

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