ASSA, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions (a UK division of ASSA ABLOY), is continuing to develop the security sector’s solutions offer through its Future Lab.
The ASSA ABLOY Future Lab is an initiative that studies the trends influencing security in order to predict the future of the industry.
Through collaboration with end users, distributors and ASSA ABLOY divisions, the Future Lab is helping the Group’s product development process to improve in order to meet changing market demand.
Since 2005, ASSA ABLOY has increased its R&D investment on the global stage by 130% and grown the number of its product design engineers to 1,400. This has led to the development of electromechanical products such as ASSA’s CLIQ Remote system, which combines traditional locksmithing with modern information technology.
CLIQ can improve security for businesses without the associated cost and complexity, and is just one example of how ASSA ABLOY is “truly a leader” in the sphere innovation.
Sales of ASSA ABLOY’s electromechanical products have increased from 20% to 49% of overal Group sales since 2000.
Richard Bromley, business development director at ASSA ABLOY UK, said: “Innovation is key for any business to ensure it stays ahead of the competition. Now more than ever, it’s critical to offer products designed for the future that excite customers and add value.”
Bromley continued: “Within the security industry, innovation is no longer just about technological invention, but also about harnessing invention to improve business processes and outcomes. That’s why, at ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, we’ve recently invested in our electromechanical team to help our customers make the most of groundbreaking products such as ASSA’s CLIQ Remote system.”
ASSA ABLOY’s Future Lab provides insights and knowledge in articles and videos where security experts and customers share insights and innovative ideas on future opportunities and challenges in the market. For more information visit: http://futurelab.assaabloy.com/en/
*Further detail on the full range of CLIQ products from ASSA is available online at: http://www.assa.co.uk/en/site/assacouk/cliq-remote