For every place that matters
Our purpose reflects the contribution we make to society: we are where our communities come together - from locations across town to locations across the world. At schools and universities, in stadiums, airports, hospitals and workplaces. We provide safety, security and sustainability, allowing people to move seamlessly and shape their lives the way they want.
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Purpose "for every place that matters"
We reimagine access to enhance customer value and experience for a sustainable building lifecycle.
… to deliver the architectural vision of the building.
… to integrate planning, management and maintenance of access.
… to provide a safe and secure flow of people throughout their premises.
… to sustainably create value across the building lifecycle.
Today's dormakaba is the result of the merger between two well-established brands – DORMA and Kaba, both known for their expertise in access solutions. DORMA, founded in 1908, offered holistic door solutions, attendance recording, access control, and emergency exit and escape route management. Kaba, founded in 1862, was a leading provider of high-quality access management solutions, keys, cylinders, physical access systems, enterprise data, and time recording. The two brands shared a passion for innovation, a commitment to delivering added value to their customers, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
dormakaba Group commenced operations on 1 September 2015 and has become one of the top three companies worldwide in the access solutions market, quickly launching the first cloud-based access solutions.
Acquisitions of several complementary companies further strengthened the strong market position and nurtured innovation. Being digitally driven accelerated the development of many product launches such as the one of EntriWorX— an access management solution that integrates comprehensive data analysis with the entire entrance ecosystem to empower user-friendliness and convenience in each stage of a door's life cycle.
dormakaba`s commitment to championing the environment, crowned by its award-winning sustainability program, earned it the reputation as one of the most sustainable companies in the industry.
Preferred brands, trusted for generations
Our main brand for secure, seamless access solutions
Best offers mechanical, wireless and cloud-based electronic locks
Kilargo offers a wide range of fire, smoke and sound containment solutions
Probuck is a leading brand in the digital door lock market in China.
Dorma Hüppe is a leading provider of high quality partition systems
Modernfold delivers high-quality, movable wall solutions from start to finish
Skyfold is the first developer of automated vertical folding wall systems
Ilco is a leading provider of high-quality key blanks
Silca offers top performing key duplication equipment as well as key blanks
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