Operations

ASSA ABLOY Group regional divisions manufacture and sell mechanical and electromechanical locks, digital door locks, cylinders and security doors adapted to the local market’s standards and security requirements. The global divisions manufacture and sell electronic access control, identification products and entrance automation on the global market.

EMEA

The Europe, Middle East and Africa market is very diverse comprising both well-established and emerging markets and an equally wide range of products.

In Europe, where the company started, ASSA ABLOY has the largest installed lock base and subsequently healthy aftermarket sales providing stable demand. Over the past three years ASSA ABLOY’s sales have expanded to include a sizeable share of large projects requiring advanced door products in sectors such as offices, hospitals, schools and universities.

Product brandsABLOY, ASSA, ASSA ABLOY, IKON, Mul-T-Lock, TESA, UNION, Vachette and Yale.

Offering: Mechanical locks, Electromechanical locks, Digital door locks, Security doors, Hardware fittings.

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Americas

Offering: Mechanical and electromechanical locks, digital door locks, cylinders, door fittings, security doors, door frames, and industrial high-security fencing and gates. 

Markets: The majority of the sales are in the US and Canada where ASSA ABLOY has an extensive sales organization and sells its products through distributors. Insititutional and commercial customers are the largest end-customer segments. These segments account for 85 percent of sales while the residential segments accounts for 15 percent.
Sales in South America and Mexico take place mainly through distributors, wholesalers and home improvement stores. Sales in these markets are more evenly distributed between the non-residential and residential segments.

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Asia Pacific

While the focus is often on the massive Chinese market, ASSA ABLOY continues to have strong sales and brand recognition in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia while the advanced South Korean market contributes to many of the company’s technology breakthroughs and export growth.

In China, and to a growing extent India, urbanization and increasing standards of living are driving demand for better security. Digital and mobile solutions are in high demand with Korea in the lead. 

Product brandsBaodean, Guli, Liyi (Shenfei), Interlock, Lockwood, Yale

OfferingMechanical locks, Electromechanical locks, Digital door locks, High-security locks, Hardware.

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Global Technologies

Global Technologies covers two business areas, HID Global for secure identity management and ASSA ABLOY Hospitality providing solutions predominantly for hotels and cruise ships.

HID Global continues to expand in line with growing global demand for secure identity solutions and is well positioned as demand grows for mobile (wireless) solutions. The global product strategy is to gain a large share of the fast-growing electronic identity and access control market and to develop electronic door opening solutions in collaboration with other group operations.

ASSA ABLOY Hospitality has established itself as a global market leader in RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology and online wireless technologies. These provide hotels and hotel guests with considerably more secure, flexible and user-friendly locks and opportunities for mobile solutions and major energy savings. Our solutions are installed in 7 million hotel rooms in 42,000 hotels globally. 

Offering: 

  • HID Global: Secure identity solutions, primarily in identity and access management, and in contactless identification technology solutions.
  • ASSA ABLOY Hospitality: Electronic lock systems and safes for hotels and cruise ships.

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Entrance Systems

Entrance Systems is a global leader in entrance automation with sales companies in 35 countries and distributors in 90 countries. Service operations account for nearly one-third of sales.  

The division leads the development towards energy efficient and sustainable solutions and offers a wide range of products to control energy consumption.

Strengthening presence in emerging markets is a priority task with the ambition of increasing the share to 25 percent of the division's total sales.

 

Product brands: Besam, Crawford, Megadoor, Albany.

Offering: Automatic swing, sliding and revolving doors. Air curtains, Gate automation, Garage doors, High performance doors, Industrial doors, Dockings solutions, Hangar doors.

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