ASSA ABLOY exhibited at BakuBuild 2018, the leading construction show in the Caspian region that took place on October 23 – 26 at Baku Expo and Convention Center in sunny Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
With its 10 million population, Azerbaijan is a well promising emerging country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. Oil has been the most prominent source of revenue for Azerbaijan in the last decades, however; the country is now diversifying the economy by investing more in tourism, infrastructure and new constructions.
Baku is vibrant capital of the country, with 2.5 million inhabitants, full of iconic state of the art buildings and a very exciting master plan to develop the city with malls, hotels and exclusive residential areas.
During the 4-day BakuBuild event, ASSA ABLOY presented a comprehensive range of door opening solutions including access control systems, high-security steel and wooden doors, the new design door closer range and launched the new Cyrex panic exit device. Special focus was on BIM – enabled specification tool Openings Studio™.
The stand area had two sections with one side demonstrating commercial solutions like ARX eco system integrated with the Aperio® and CLIQ®; effeff electric strikes and OneSystem security locks. CY110 master keyed cylinder and complete architectural hardware range. While on the other side there was smart residential solution where Yale presented its’ Smart Living range of connected security solutions including Smart Door Locks, Home Alarms, CCTV systems and IP Cameras. The organizer also arranged a public demonstration of Aperio® H100 and IKON eCliq at the exhibition foyer. ASSA ABLOY was once again rewarded as the ‘Most Innovative Company’ by the organizers of the exhibition.
“Azerbaijan is an important market for us with upcoming projects and multiple opportunities to promote our complete door opening solutions. We received an extensive interest from visitors which was result of systematic work of whole ME region team which created perfect public image and will definitely help STAN team to develop our market more effectively.” Mehdi Poorangi, Managing Director, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions, STAN Countries.