ASSA ABLOY announced the acquisition of D&D Technologies, a leading designer and manufacturer of premium gate hardware, based in Australia. 

"I am very pleased to welcome D&D Technologies into the ASSA ABLOY Group. The company will reinforce our current offering within gate hardware and will provide complementary growth opportunities," says Nico Delvaux, president and CEO of ASSA ABLOY

D&D Technologies was established in 1989 and has approximately 110 employees. The main office and factory are located in Sydney.   

"D&D Technologies has strong expertise in developing premium gate hardware products and with its broad portfolio, is an excellent addition to the Pacific & North East Asia Division. I look forward to working with the experienced team to continue D&D's successful journey," says Simon Ellis, executive vice president and head of Asia Pacific ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions Pacific & North East Asia. 

D&D Technologies posted sales in 2021 of approximately MSEK 475 with a strong EBIT margin. The acquisition will be accretive to EPS from the start, according to the announcement.