About the comany
The effeff factory was founded in 1936 as a precision and electrical engineering workshop. Today it is the world's leading brand of electromechanical opening and closing. Its headquarters are located in Albstadt, Germany.

The company is the developer, manufacturer and distributor of high value and versatile products of the effeff and Ikon brands with rich traditions, used both in the private, business and public sector.

Effeff is a member of Assa Abloy Group today.


The effeff brand features electric strikes, electric locks, high security locks, access control systems, electromagnets, door holders and products designed for escape routes, which provide safety and comfort in more than 75 countries today.

The most well-known and most popular products of the factory are electric strikes or release latches. Effeff started its activities with the development and production of these products, this area is still among one of the strongest.
The versatile range of products offers solutions that are well-suited to a wide range of installation conditions. Effeff has always been the leader in the development of the functionality of electric strikes showing the direction to the industry and competitors.

The other product lines of the factory have developed along the standard quality of the strikes, so the effeff products always guarantee reliable operation, either it is about panic-function electromechanical mortise locks, door holding magnets or MEDIATOR locks used in condominiums.

The Factroies

Effeff products are still produced in Albstadt, Germany. Electromechanical and electromotor locks, electromagnets and accessories are precision manufactured in the plant amidst modern manufacturing conditions.

The Ikon brand's products are produced in Berlin, also in the well-known German quality.



The efficiency of effeff's innovation is well exemplified by the success of its products. The effeff products that meet the challenges of the era are based on thoughtful concepts, and are made through careful planning and execution.


With the introduction of quality assurance and environmental protection systems and the associated optimization of operational and business processes, Assa Abloy Security Systems GmbH has set itself the goal of furthering employee satisfaction, product quality and customer satisfaction.
Assa Abloy Security Systems GmbH is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001 and DIN EN ISO 14001, and also has a certificate of Commitment to Excellence, AEO and Go Green.

Effeff (Assa Abloy Security Systems GmbH) is a member of the ASSA ABLOY Group.


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