ASSA ABLOY Sicherheitstechnik earns top marks from Deutsche Bahn /Global/Press-and-News/News/2008/Train_Germany_524x224.jpg ASSA ABLOY Sicherheitstechnik GmbH has been rated as a Q1 supplier to Deutsche Bahn AG, the German national railway company. The rating, for ASSA ABLOY Sicherheitstechnik GmbH’s key systems and locking systems, means that it meets, to the full extent, the standards of quality and performance of the Deutsche Bahn. “We are particularly proud of this classification as we are the only company in the key and locking system area that has been certified,” says Jörg Pundmann, Key Account Manager Vending Machines and Deutsche Bahn at ASSA ABLOY Sicherheitstechnik GmbH. Mathias A. Leichtle, Head of Communication ASSA ABLOY Central Europe, adds: “It is essential to be able to rely on your suppliers and partners. Quality, keeping to schedule, technical competence and consultancy are all top priorities. With the certification we were able once again to demonstrate the high quality of our products and also our market position as a leading worldwide producer and supplier of locking solutions and security systems.” ASSA ABLOY Sicherheitstechnik GmbH has a long-standing relationship with Deutsche Bahn AG, and supplies the company with the whole ASSA ABLOY product portfolio, including electronic, mechatronic and mechanical products for rail transport, buildings, lockers and vending machines. The Q1 certificate is valid for 12 months from the end of October 2007.