ASSA ABLOY in Brief ASSA ABLOY is the largest global supplier of intelligent lock and security solutions. One in every 10 lock and security installations worldwide uses our products. 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 46,000 employees and annual sales of over SEK 68 billion. (Key figures in 2016) In the fast growing security segment, the Group has a leading position in areas such as access control, identification technology, entrance automation and hotel security. We operate in mature and emerging markets worldwide, with leading positions in much of Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region. ASSA ABLOY Operations ASSA ABLOY is divided into three regional and two global divisions.