Annual Report 2017 /global/scaled/3542x1542x885x409x1000x435/Global-Investors-Photos-ÅR omslag crop.jpg Download the ASSA ABLOY Annual Report 2017 as a PDF or order a printed copy via the link to the right. Financials in brief 2017 Sales increased by 7 percent to SEK 76,137 M (71,293) driven by continued strong growth for electromechnical products. 16 acquisitions were completed during the year, contributing to net acquired growth of 2 percent. Continued good earnings and strong cash flow achieved during the year. Operating margin excluding items affecting comparability was 16.2 percent (15.8). Investments in product development continued at a high pace and a number of new products were launched.