Allegion, plc, a leading global security products and solutions provider, has agreed, through Schlage Lock Company, to acquire Zero International Inc. Zero, a technical solutions brand, is a recognised leader in door and window products for commercial spaces.
Zero’s product lines include a full array of premium sealing systems, such as sound control, fire and smoke protection, threshold applications, and light and door louvers. Like Allegion, Zero’s products have an international presence.
With this acquisition, Allegion expands its presence in the door and hardware accessories market. The new Zero suite of products will allow Allegion to increase its emphasis on green building applications that support heating and cooling efficiency, as well as delivering the sound dampening and fire and smoke sealing solutions that commercial customers are seeking.