Kaba through the years

Founded 1862, more than 150 years ago, Kaba has grown from its origins as a small workshop producing safes into one of the world’s leading providers of innovative solutions and first-class services for the protection of people and property – thanks to forward-looking strategy, smart acquisitions and groundbreaking product innovation.

Company history

From a small workshop producing safes to global security industry player for innovative access solutions in just 150 years: that’s Kaba’s corporate history in just one sentence. But what is the real story?


A history of innovation

Whether with its own inventions or adaptations of technologies used in other sectors, Kaba sets the pace.


Locks through the time

How did the ancient Egyptians secure their buildings? What does an 18th century lock look like? We take you on a trip through the ages.