Our heritage The ASSA ABLOY Group was formed in 1994 through the merger of two leading suppliers of locks and security solutions: ASSA in Sweden and ABLOY in Finland. ASSA ABLOY has since grown and expanded their offerings towards door opening solutions and entrance automation. The Entrance Systems division was formed in 2006. At the core of ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems lies a broad and deep experience in entrance automation, with a wealth of expertise and a strong history of proven solutions. Through acquisitions of the well-known global product brands Besam, Crawford, Albany and Megadoor, the ASSA ABLOY family have realized respectable levels of success and market recognition setting industry standards in safety, security and convenience.