Azkoyen Group acquires Opertis, a German company, manufacturer of mechatronic systems
-The operation was carried out through the German subsidiary of the Azkoyen Group which specialises in security systems, Primion Technology AG
-With this operation Primion reinforces its position as the industry's European leader
Negotiations between the Azkoyen Group, via Primion Technology AG, and the owners of Opertis for acquisition of the latter were successfully concluded today. Through this agreement, on 7 October, Primion took over Opertis GmbH, a German manufacturer of mechatronic locking systems.
Opertis, based in the city of Bad Arolsen (Hesse, Germany), develops, manufactures and markets electronic locking systems. Its portfolio of solutions, sold under the eLock brand, covers mechatronic cylinders as well as the Comfort door lock system, with the corresponding administration software packages, eLock EM, eLockXpress and eLockXpert.
In the words of Eduardo Unzu, General Manager of the Azkoyen Group, "Our strategy is to continue and to improve the Opertis GmbH products and solutions, in order to offer all of our customers and partners an attractive range of products". The integration of Primion and Opertis solutions will result in a much improved and expanded portfolio of services and range of products.
For Unzu "integrating Opertis in the Azkoyen Group will result in an increase in the value of the company and for the shareholders, by allowing the company to better serve the growing market for security systems and access control". "With this acquisition, Azkoyen is closer to becoming the European leader in its field in a consistent and systematic way", concluded the manager.