A story begun over 70 years ago
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Serrature Meroni is founded
Giulio Andrea Meroni found Serrature Meroni: a small workshop in Lissone, in the beating heart of the furniture sector. Following a trip to North Africa, the company acquires its first foreign market: on this occasion the logo with the elephant was created, destined to become known by the African market and which, through a subsequent series of restyling, still characterises the Meroni brand today.
National Gold Mercury Prize
Giulio Andrea Meroni is awarded the important "NATIONAL MERCURIO D’ORO PRIZE", the Oscar of Commerce, dedicated to the merits of production development and economic collaboration.
PremiApri Nova Knob
After years of continuous and progressive expansion in the world of furniture locks production, Meroni enters the world of door locks with great impetus. The PremiApri Nova knob is created, an exclusive patent destined to become a huge commercial success, also accompanied by important awards, such as the selection, in 1979, for the Compasso d 'Oro of the Association for Industrial Design.
The Spanish headquarters at Cerraval – Cerrajera Valenciana is founded in Spain in Valencia. Today, Meroni España distributes all the Meroni products for the Spanish market.
CAS and Hunit
The process of expansion and acquisition continues: the brands OPEN-Cas and Hunit converge from the following year in the Meroni group.
UFO VAN LOCKS is established
Locks Meroni enters the automotive market with a range of innovative solutions, able to secure any type of van, thanks to a simple-to-install and easy-to-use system
Big company changes. The company is acquired by a group of workers, along with the third generation of the Meroni family. The operation gives a new impetus to the company.
AliA Cloud is born
In the context of post-pandemic technological changes, Meroni embarks on the path of digitisation by creating a system of smart locks with cloud management through AliA APPs for the management of buildings, offices and vehicle fleets
Experience and reliability for over 75 years
An undisputed leader in the Italian furniture locks market, and a leader in the door knobs sector – thanks to a number of highly successful products in Italy and around the world – it is present with cutting-edge solutions in the following sectors.
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The production of the first locks for furniture begins. The Perfect line was created.
After years of expansion in the world of furniture, Meroni patents the innovative PremiAper mechanism and launches the Nova door knob, which redefines a new standard in the world of door locks.
Serrature Meroni begins the production of locks for furniture with brass pins.
Based on American standards, Meroni is one of the first companies in Europe to produce radial pin cylinder locks
Maintaining the PremiAper mechanism, Meroni launches Forma, the knob for wooden, glass and aluminium doors with an essential design.
The GUARDIAN line is introduced, a large collection of overhead and concealed door closers.
Following the market trend, responding to the needs of the furniture industry, Meroni introduces the new line of locks with removable cylinder
PIGIO was created, the innovative push&pull handle, the first in Europe to obtain CE EN 179 certification, which allows installation as a device for emergency exits.
Combina, the new playful look of PremiApri, the result of the collaboration with Poli.Design in Milan.
UFO is created, the safe and practical safety lock for vans. Meroni launches for the first time in Italy a product specifically designed for the safety of light commercial vehicles.
From the collaboration with customers and with the main fast transport fleets, the UFO+ van lock was created.
Combilocks 10 Series, the complete line of combination locks able to cover any application and with a solution for any material.
FS880 and FS980 are launched, the innovative hydraulic door hinges for glass, wood and metal doors.
UFO³ the new safety system for vans with aesthetics with 4 configurations, quick to install and dedicated service to fleets.
DiLo is the first lock for design access control, designed for furniture and cabinets.
UFO², the evolution of Meroni's historic UFO Classic, revolutionised the world of van safety in Italy and Europe.