Acquisitions

ASSA ABLOY has made over 200 acquisitions since the Group was formed in 1994, and has a target of 5 percent acquired growth over a business cycle.

The Group's acquisition strategy is focused on three areas: Increasing geographical market presence, complementing the product range and adding new technologies in key areas.

Have a look at our acquired companies below or experience the ASSA ABLOY history here.

ASSA ABLOY acquisitions 1994-2015

The ASSA ABLOY Group is founded in 1994 through the merger of ASSA in Sweden and Abloy in Finland and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange on November 8, 1994.

Besides the acquisitions listed here, ASSA ABLOY has acquired some 100 smaller companies over the years. The Group is now almost 15 times larger than in 1994.

2015

  • Papaiz, Brazil
  • Udinese, Brazil
  • Quantum Secure, USA
  • Prometal, UAE
  • IAI Industrial Systems, Netherlands
  • CEDES, Switzerland
  • L-Door, Belgium
  • Nergeco, France
  • Teamware, Malaysia
  • Flexim, Finland

2014

  • ENOX, India
  • Jiawei, China
  • idenTrust, USA
  • Lumidigm, USA
  • Turvaykköset, Finland

2013

  • Mercor SA, Polen
  • Ameristar, USA
  • Amarr, USA
  • Xinmao, China
  • Huasheng, China

2012

  • Albany Door Systems, USA
  • 4Front docking systems, USA
  • Frameworks Manufacturing, USA
  • Securistyle Group Holdings, Great Britain
  • Traka, Great Britain
  • Helton, Canada
  • Shandong Guoqiang, China
  • Dynaco, Belgium
  • Shantou Longhu Sanhe Metal, China

2011

  • Crawford, USA
  • FlexiForce, USA
  • Swesafe, Sweden
  • Portafeu, France
  • Metalind, Croatia
  • Electronic Security Devices, USA
  • Angel Metal, South Korea

2010

  • Pan Pan, China
  • King Door Closers, South Korea
  • Paddock, Great Britain
  • ActivIdentity, USA
  • Security Metal Products, USA
  • LaserCard, USA

2009

  • Ditec Group, Italy
  • Maiman, USA
  • Portsystem 2000, Sweden

2008

  • Acquisition of Beijing Tianming, China
  • Shenfei, China
  • Gardesa, Italy
  • Copiax, Sweden
  • Valli&Valli, Italy
  • Cheil, South Korea
  • Rockwood, USA

2007

  • iRevo, South Korea
  • Aontec, Ireland
  • Baodean, China
  • Powershield, Great Britain
  • Pyropanel, Australia
  • Pemko Manufacturing Company, USA
  • La Force Associates, USA
  • Alba, Israel
  • Esety, Italy
  • Integrated Engineering, The Netherlands
  • Portronik, Canada

2006

  • Fargo Electronics, USA
  • Adams Rite, USA
  • Baron Metal Industries, Canada

2005

  • Wangli, China
  • Doorman Services, Great Britain
  • Security World, South Africa

2004

  • Security Merchants Group, Australia
  • Security Merchants Group, New Zealand
  • Brighthandle, Sweden
  • BEST Metaline, South Korea

2003

  • NEMEF, The Netherlands
  • Corbin, Italy
  • Interlock, Schweiz
  • Metget, Sweden
  • Sokymat, Schweiz
  • ACG’s identification technology business, Sweden

2001

  • UDP, USA
    • Ceco
    • Dominion
    • Fleming
    • Trussbilt
  • Phillips, Mexiko
  • RIS, Tjeckien
  • COSAS Electronica, Argentina
  • UBA Almadis, Argentina
  • Radicovic, Slovenia
  • Union Locks, Kenya
  • VEMA, The Netherlands
  • INITIAL, France

2000

  • Yale Intruder Security, USA
  • HID Corporation, USA
  • C.E.M, Italy
  • Nuova Feb, Italy

1999

  • Mul-T-Lock, Israel
  • effeff, Germany
  • Lockwood, Australia
  • Stremler, France
  • AZBE, Spain
  • Björkboda lås, Finland
  • Timelox, Sweden
  • AKI Låsgrossisten, Sweden
  • Fichet, France
  • Arrow Lock, Canada
  • Sloth & Co, Denmark

1998

  • Medeco, USA
  • URBIS, Romania
  • Wilhelm Dörrenhaus, Germany
  • ASSA-Solid, Poland
  • Scovill, Mexiko
  • Securitron Magnalock, USA
  • New England Lock & Hardware, USA
  • Abloy Canada, Canada
  • Precise Security Supplies, Hong Kong

1997

  • Vachette, France
    • JPM
    • Laperche
    • Bezault
    • Litto, Belgium
  • Elsafe, Norway
  • FAB, Czech Republic
  • Abloy Security, Singapore

1996

  • ESSEX, USA
    • Sargent
    • McKinney
    • Curries
    • Graham
  • NT Møller Undall, Norway
  • Gorund, Norway
  • Secureware, Singapore
  • Ambouw, The Netherlands

1994

  • ASSA, Sweden
    • Arrow
    • Ruko
    • SOLID
    • FAS
  • Abloy, Finland
    • IKON
    • TrioVing
    • VingCard
    • Cardkey