The ABLOY story

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In 1907, Emil Henriksson, an office machinery mechanic, invented the detainer disc locking cylinder.

A locking solution that offers unique features, Henriksson’s invention continues to be the foundation for all ABLOY keying systems, which are designed and manufactured in Finland.

Today, ABLOY secures millions of homes and public buildings all over the world. The trust users place in us is based on long-term endeavor - continuously developing new and innovative locking solutions and door opening technologies that facilitate smooth entry, with users and their needs as the starting point.

At Abloy we constantly develop both products and our ways of working, throughout the value chain from production to sales and after sales. This guarantees the best possible complete offering for our customers, including not only high-quality products but also services that meet the same quality standards, throughout the lifecycle of the products or the complete locking solution of a facility.