ASSA ABLOY has acquired Janam, a leading provider of handheld mobile computers and readers, based in the US. This acquisition enhances HID’s event access portfolio to now also include handheld readers for scanning tickets using barcode and RFID technology, including NFC.
“I am very pleased to welcome Janam into the ASSA ABLOY Group. Janam is a strategic technological addition to the ASSA ABLOY Group and reinforces our current RFID offering and provides complementary growth opportunities,” says Nico Delvaux, President and CEO of ASSA ABLOY.
“We welcome Janam to the HID family and look forward to leveraging their mobile reader technology to improve the event experience for millions of spectators around the world,” says Björn Lidefelt, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Technologies business unit HID Global.
Janam was founded in 2006 and has some 20 employees. Based in New York, it will be part of HID’s Identification Technologies Business Area.
Sales in 2021 amounted to about MUSD 21 (approx. MSEK 200) with a good EBIT margin and the acquisition will be accretive to EPS from start.