ASSA ABLOY in brief


The ASSA ABLOY group was founded in the Nordic countries in 1994, when Securitas and Wärtsilä agreed to merge their lock businesses, Assa and Abloy.

ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience.

ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. In the fast-growing electromechanical security segment, the Group has a leading position in areas such as access control, identification technology, door automation and hotel security.

Since its founding in 1994, ASSA ABLOY has grown from a regional company to an international group with 37,000 employees and sales of around SEK 48.5 billion in 2013. As the world’s leading lock group, ASSA ABLOY offers a more complete range of door opening solutions than any other company on the market.