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4Front Engineered Solutions joins ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions and associated products, has acquired 4Front Engineered Solutions.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
December 27, 2012

ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions and associated products, has acquired 4Front Engineered Solutions.

4Front, headquartered in Carrollton, Texas, with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and India, has annual revenues exceeding $165 million and employs over 750 people.

4Front offers warehousing, manufacturing and distribution center customers the broadest loading dock and door product line in the material handling industry. The company markets its products under the industry leading names, Kelley, Serco, TKO Dock Doors, APS Resource, and 4SIGHT, and supports customers through a network of more than 225 distributor locations worldwide.

Keith Moore, President and CEO of 4Front stated, “We are proud of the industry leading quality of our products and services. We are confident that our association with ASSA ABLOY will help us provide ever increasing value for our customers.”

“4Front has a strong market position, excellent products and a very talented team of professionals. This acquisition is a great addition to our growing portfolio of warehouse solutions and together we look forward to further developing the US and global markets”, commented Juan Vargues, Executive Vice President of ASSA ABLOY and President and CEO of the Entrance Systems Division.

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