SALTO Takes a Majority Stake in Bluefield Smart Access Technology Company

SALTO Systems is investing in the Dutch company Bluefield Smart Access, strengthening its portfolio of access control solutions. The investment enables Bluefield Smart Access to anticipate the rapid international growth of opportunities concerning its unique cloud-technology solutions.

Bluefield Smart Access is a Dutch company that specializes in the development and implementation of physical identity and access management and integration solutions for corporate, industrial, real estate, and other markets.

The unique solutions developed by Bluefield Smart Access focus on automating the registration, authentication, and authorization processes of persons, identifiers such as access cards, cell phones, license plates and access authorizations.

"We’re convinced that with SALTO’s support, Bluefield Smart Access will take another step in the further growth of our company and its capabilities," said Hans Stegeman, CEO of Bluefield Smart Access. "I was already proud of what we have achieved as a team in a short time, but now even prouder with this international cooperation. I’m very much looking forward to this partnership."

The already existing cooperation, the added value and expertise that Bluefield Smart Access will add to SALTO Systems internationally, and the matching entrepreneurial culture led SALTO to invest in the future growth of Bluefield Smart Access.

"We’re very pleased to announce our investment into the forward-thinking Bluefield Smart Access company, which, like SALTO, was founded by a team of talented entrepreneurs," said Marc Handels, chief technology and innovation officer at SALTO Systems.

SALTO is a leading manufacturer of electronic access control solutions with an extensive network of international SALTO companies and resellers. SALTO's access control solutions can apply to almost any access point in a building and the area around it.

While Bluefield Smart Access will continue to operate independently and execute its solutions and services as they currently do, SALTO and Bluefield Smart Access look forward to combining competencies and leveraging both companies' technical knowledge and expertise.

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