AXA has a long and rich history, dating back to 1902. The basis for one of the two current successful core business is already established in the twenties, the forerunner of the present company started production, and sales of hardware. Twenty years later, a ring lock for bicycles was introduced. This marks the start of a range of bike components, the second core activity as it is now. Today, the range of products of Home Security contains of hinges, window stays, window- and doorfittings and access management. These products are sold to the ironmongers, DIY chains, via projects and export. The productrange of Bike security contains bicycle locks, lighting products, chainguards and dressguards. AXA is the proud owner of production facilities in the Netherlands, France and Poland. The sales offices are located in the Netherlands, Germany, France and Poland. The agents in Taiwan, Japan and China provide a high service level in Asia.
AXA is part of the Allegion group.
Allegion (NYSE: ALLE) is a global pioneer in safety and security, one of the leaders where it comes to help people stay safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 25 brands sold in almost 139 countries across the globe, with leading brands like CISA®, Interflex®, LCN®, Schlage®, SimonsVoss® and Von Duprin®. Focusing on security around the door and adjacent areas, Allegion produces a range of solutions for homes, businesses, schools and other institutions.
With the arrival of Allegion in 2015, AXA’s home business grew extensive. The portfolio is a not only a lot bigger but also more divers. This brings many challenges and opportunities. So, for example, a recent strategic decision has been made to focus more and more on the projects security market. There is a lot of knowledge within the Dutch team, but now is the time to make a next step forwards. This is the main reason Axa decided to create a new role, that of Business Development Manager.