ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is the world’s most comprehensive international supplier and manufacturer of residential and commercial door and dock solutions. In other words, we know a lot about garage doors! If you are looking for a garage door to protect your family, we have you covered. If you are looking for a specialty Charleston style garage door to give your neighbors serious street envy, we have you covered.
We focus on the best way to serve you, and not in the cheesy way, because we know it’s more than a garage door, it’s an entrance into your home.
If your garage door could tell stories it would have a lot to share. From watching the kids play hopscotch in the driveway, being hit multiple times from overthrown football passes to watching your 16-year-old pull out of the garage for the first time. Your garage door might give your neighbors street envy, but it is what’s behind that door that is more important. Your family.
Our global headquarters is based in Sweden, but we have a global impact through growth and acquisitions dating back to November, 8 1994. Follow our journey below.
ASSA ABLOY Group was formed through the merger of ASSA in Sweden and Abloy in Finland back in 1994.
On October 2, 1995, the ASSA ABLOY share is registered on the Stockholm Stock Exchange A-list.
With the acquisition of Essex Industries, ASSA ABLOY also gained their other brands including Sargent, McKinney, Curries and Graham. This positioned ASSA ABLOY as one of the world’s leading lock companies.
Vachette, a French lock group, is acquired which spreads ASSA ABLOY’s reach into France and Belgium.
Operations in Russia, the Baltic States and Asia are expanding at the rate of about 50 percent for the third year in a row.
ASSA ABLOY acquires Medeco, a high-security lock manufacturer for expansion in the US.
ASSA ABLOY also opens an office in China while acquiring Hong Kong based Precise Security Supplies.
ASSA ABLOY acquires the high-security lock manufacturer Mul-T-Lock in Israel and effeff in Germany. These acquisitions give ASSA ABLOY a good position in the electromechanical lock market.
With the acquisition of Yale Intruder and its brands Yale, Chubb, Tesa and Union, ASSA ABLOY becomes the world’s leading lock company. ASSA ABLOY also acquired HID Corporation which adds electronic identification. In addition, the CLIQ technology platform is launched.
To help integrate the Group’s 100-plus companies worldwide, ASSA ABLOY takes part in the Volvo Ocean Race.
ASSA ABLOY also enters a joint venture with UDP. Bringing in the companies Ceco, Dominion, Fleming and Trussbilt in the US.
ASSA ABLOY acquires Besam out of Sweeden, the leader in automatic pedestrian door solutions.
In the Volvo Ocean Race, the ASSA ABLOY boat finishes second.
The acquisition of Nemef in the Netherlands and Corbin in Italy gives ASSA ABLOY a strong presence in Europe.
Hi-O technology introduces a new concept for networked access control and electronic door solutions, in which connected units exchange encrypted information.
2005 held two large acquisitions in the UK and South Africa leading to large growth in those regions.
Through the acquisition of Fargo Electronics, ASSA ABLOY now has the capability to develop systems for secure issuance of credit, bank, debit and id cards.
A new brand strategy is launched, with ASSA ABLOY as the master brand. Netherlands
The new wireless technology, called Aperio, allows customers to upgrade their access control systems easily.
Despite the entire market taking a hit, ASSA ABLOY continues to see growth organically and through acquisitions including Italian-based Ditec Group.
ASSA ABLOY launches the use of mobile keys. During 2010, ASSA ABLOY also acquired 10 additional companies.
ASSA ABLOY makes its largest structural transaction through the acquisition of Crawford. Thus strengthening the groups offering in industrial doors, docking solutions and garage doors.
Seos, the world’s first commercial ecosystem for digital keys is launched.
ASSA ABLOY is ranked 78th on Forbes’ list of the world’s 100 most innovative companies.
ASSA ABLOY started as a traditional lock manufacturer in the Nordic region and is now a world leader in door opening solutions through organic growth and over 200 acquisitions.
ASSA ABLOY expands in Brazil with the acquisitions of Papaiz and Udinese.
For the third time ASSA ABLOY is ranked on Forbes list of the world’s most innovative companies.
Our vision has always been to be the most innovative supplier of total door opening solutions on the planet, improving our customers’ lives through security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY continues to be a global leader in door opening solutions with a commitment towards innovation.
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