ASSA ABLOY AB is the parent company of many smaller lock manufacturers. ASSA ABLOY was formed on November 7, 1994 when ASSA AB of Sweden merged with Abloy Oy of Finland. They are well known for owning many of the world's leading high-security lock manufacturers, including Medeco, ASSA, Abloy, Fichet, and Mul-T-Lock.
See Lock manufacturers (ASSA ABLOY) for a more complete list.
Nico Delvaux is president and CEO of ASSA ABLOY. Lucas Boselli is the executive vice president of ASSA ABLOY and head of the Americas Division.
1990: FAS was aquired by ASSA.
1991: IKON AG Präzisionstechnik incorporated into ABLOY Security Group (Finland).
1996: Sargent was purchased by ASSA ABLOY AB.
1997: FAB shares bought by ASSA ABLOY.
1997: Vachette joined ASSA ABLOY.
1998: Medeco was purchased by ASSA ABLOY AB.
1999: Emtek Products, Inc. was acquired by ASSA ABLOY Group.
1999: Fichet was acquired by ASSA ABLOY.
1999: Lockwood (Australia) was acquired by ASSA ABLOY.
2000: effeff Group is part of the ASSA ABLOY Group.
2000: Mul-T-Lock was purchased by the ASSA ABLOY Group.
2000: Yale was purchased by the ASSA-ABLOY Group.
2000: HID Corporation was acquired by ASSA ABLOY.
2000: Corbin Russwin was acquired by ASSA ABLOY.
2001: KESO was purchased by ASSA ABLOY.
2003: Corbin (Italy) acquired by ASSA ABLOY.
2004: Nemef acquired by ASSA ABLOY.
2006: Adams Rite acquired by ASSA ABLOY.
2016: Mauer acquired by ASSA ABLOY.
- https://web.archive.org/web/20001009003614/http://www.medeco.com/history.htm History of Medeco (retrived 6 January 2023)
- "ASSA ABLOY’s acquisition of Nemef and Corbin from Black & Decker is approved and will be completed" (pdf) (Press release). ASSA-Abloy. 2003-12-22. Retrieved 1 February 2023.
- Acquisitions between 1994-2022