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Assa Abloy acquires door distributor in the US

Assa Abloy has acquired J Newton Enterprises Inc, a leading pedestrian door distributor and service company in Florida, USA.

“This acquisition delivers on our strategy to reinforce our current offering within entrance automation,” says Nico Delvaux, President and CEO of Assa Abloy.

“J Newton Enterprises is a key player in the Florida market, strengthening our existing pedestrian business and our service offering in that region, enabling us to provide an even better customer experience,” says Massimo Grassi, Executive Vice President of Assa Abloy and Head of Entrance Systems Division.

J Newton Enterprises was established in 2003 and has more than 60 employees. The company is headquartered in Inverness, Florida.

Sales for 2021 amounted to about MUSD 16 (approx. MSEK 150) with a good EBIT margin. The acquisition will be accretive to EPS from the start.

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