Nemef was founded in 1921 and has grown into the largest lock and cylinder supplier in The Netherlands.

At the same time, Nemef has significantly increased its export volumes and the number of countries it supplies. As a part of global leader in door opening solutions, ASSA ABLOY, Nemef has at its disposal a comprehensive range of mortise locks, cylinders, multipoint locks and access control systems that are characterized by quality and innovation. Moreover, Nemef has a hypermodern distribution center dedicated to ensuring these products reach the customer quickly and efficiently.

All of these factors make Nemef the perfect partner for safe, accessible and convenient door opening solutions, wherever you are based.

Nemef starts production of locks for furniture, before expanding and beginning production of door locks, the foundation of its success.

Following the destruction of World War II, a building boom helps Nemef secure its place as a premier supplier of door locks to the Dutch construction sector.

Nemef becomes a part of the American ‘Emhart Company’, which specializes in hardware products

‘Emhart Company’ is acquired by ‘Black & Decker’

A state-of-the-art distribution facility opens in North Apeldoorn, helping to ensure quick and efficient product delivery

ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions acquires Nemef with a view to building on its impressive record in product innovation and customer satisfaction.

Nemef, as a part of ASSA ABLOY Netherlands, continues to draw on its colourful past in order to serve as a strong, reliable, and innovative partner to its customers.