ASSA ABLOY Group /Other/AdamsRite/uk/Article5.jpg ASSA ABLOY was formed in 1994 through the merger of ASSA in Sweden and Abloy in Finland. Since then ASSA ABLOY has grown from a regional company into an international group with around 44,000 employees and annual sales close to SEK 57 billion. ASSA ABLOY operates in mature and emerging markets worldwide, with leading positions in much of Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region. In the fast growing security segment, the Group has an unrivalled presence in areas such as access control, identification technology, entrance automation and hotel security. The ASSA ABLOY Group is divided into three regional and two global divisions: The Global Technologies division has a leading position as a supplier of electronic security solutions worldwide. Some of Global Technologies' industry leading brands include HID and ASSA ABLOY Hospitality (VingCard Elsafe). The Americas division manufactures and sells mechanical and electro-mechanical locks, cylinders, security doors and door frames. Some of Americas' industry leading brands include Corbin Russwin, Curries, Medeco, Sargent and Yale. The EMEA division manufactures and sells mechanical, electro-mechanical and electronic locks, cylinders, security doors and fittings. Our offering is adapted to the local market’s standards and security requirements, thanks to the local knowledge of the Group’s brands. In EMEA, these include some of the most respected in the industry such as ABLOY, Yale, Mul-T-Lock, TESA, IKON and ASSA amongst others. The Asia Pacific division manufactures and sells mechanical and electro-mechanical locks, digital door locks, high security doors and hardware. Some of APAC's industry leading brands include Guli, Pan Pan, King, Lockwood and Yale. The Entrance Systems division is a global leader in entrance automation products, components and service. Entrance Systems' industry leading brands include Besam, Crawford, Megadoor and Albany. For more information about the ASSA ABLOY Group, please visit www.assaabloy.com.