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ASSA ABLOY to acquire HHI division of Spectrum Brands, includes Kwikset


ASSA ABLOY to acquire HHI division of Spectrum Brands, includes Kwikset

September 9, 2021SSN Staff

STOCKHOLM—ASSA ABLOY has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands for a purchase price of $4.3 billion on a cash- and debt-free basis. The transaction is conditional upon regulatory approval and customary closing conditions and is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2021. Spectrum Brands' HHI division is a leading provider of security, plumbing, and builders' hardware products to the North American...

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ASSA ABLOY launches program to improve health, safety in public buildings

August 13, 2021SSN Staff

NEW HAVEN, Conn.—ASSA ABLOY introduced its “Upgrade Your Openings” program to support facility managers in addressing the changing needs of building occupants. With businesses, offices, and schools continuing to return to the workplace, efforts are being made to integrate touchless and automated solutions to create safer, healthier environments.   As part of the initiative, ASSA ABLOY is helping building managers address three emerging trends affecting...

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ASSA ABLOY launches interactive egress calculator

September 15, 2020SSN Staff

NEW HAVEN, Conn.—Today, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions introduced the ASSA ABLOY Egress Calculator, an interactive tool that helps select the proper code-compliant doors and hardware for various openings based on individual states’ adopted version of the International Building Codes. “ASSA ABLOY has always been committed to not only providing customers with the best possible solutions, but also with tools and training that educate them on how to make strategic decisions about their...

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Zigbee's Project CHIP standard becoming a reality

September 8, 2020SSN Staff

DAVIS, Calif.—Zigbee Alliance’s Project Connected Home over IP Working Group recently updated the industry on its progress, outlining the Project’s growth and introducing the newly detailed architectural stack diagram for the open standard. Here’s a summary of the details as well as a link to the working group’s full blog post:  December 2019 – the date the group set out to create a unifying standard for the smart home industry.  September...

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ASSA ABLOY named SIA 2020 Member of the Year

February 17, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. - The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named ASSA ABLOY as the recipient of the 2020 Member of the Year Award, and will present ASSA ABLOY with the award at SIA's annual membership meeting, The Advance, on March 17 during ISC West. The award honors SIA member companies that have shown noteworthy involvement in SIA committees and working groups, SIA events and the SIA [email protected] conference program; leadership activity; recruitment of SIA members; and contributions to SIA...

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HID Global names Björn Lidefelt president and CEO

January 27, 2020SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, announced today that Björn Lidefelt has been named company president and CEO.“I look forward to leading a dedicated and talented global workforce, focused on delivering industry-leading solutions to governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet to create trusted physical and digital places,” Lidefelt said in the announcement.Lidefelt...

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Women in Security

Women in Security: Donna Chapman

December 9, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

After working with a manufacturing company for 7 years, having the opportunity to serve multiple roles, Donna Chapman, now of ASSA ABLOY, was seeking a new challenge with potential for career advancement. In 1998, she officially started a career in the security industry as a technical support specialist at Locknetics, a division of Ingersoll-Rand, supporting customers with electronic access control and architectural door hardware.“It was very demanding, fast paced, constantly evolving industry,...

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ASSA ABLOY acquires LifeSafety Power

September 4, 2019SSN Staff

NEW HAVEN, Conn.—ASSA ABLOY has acquired LifeSafety Power, a leading U.S. supplier of smart integrated access control power solutions for OEMs, integrators and end-users."I am very pleased to welcome LifeSafety Power into the ASSA ABLOY Group. LifeSafety Power constitutes a strategic addition to the Group and reinforces our position in access control solutions,” Nico Delvaux, president and CEO of ASSA ABLOY, said in the announcement.LifeSafety Power was established in 2009 and has some...

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Monitoring Matters

MercTech 5 reveals trends, educates attendees, provides networking opportunities and more

March 6, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Venturing off to Coronado Island, right outside of San Diego for MercTech 5 was an exciting adventure into the open architecture world of physical security. Various trends were identified, company announcements made, valuable networking with security companies was experienced as well as education and fun. To kick off the conference, Matt Barnette, president, Mercury Security, announced that this year, the company will be formally converting to HID Global and they are always looking for new partners....

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ASSA ABLOY introduces Preferred Installer Program

January 2, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

ASSA ABLOY recently announced its new Preferred Installer program to help streamline deployments for installers and systems integrators. Building on decades of experience in the higher education market, ASSA ABLOY has developed a national network of Intertek certified hardware installers who are highly skilled in providing physical installation of its integrated electronic locking devices. “Systems integrators, who often face staff shortages, can take advantage of this network of installers...

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