- ABA Locks Manufacturing was founded by Mr. Miko Lee and located at Tien Hsiang Road, Hsin Chuang City with 1080 square feet of office space. Including Mr. Lee there were only five employees. Major products included a variety of lock cylinders, cam locks and switch locks. The company is founded on the principals of designing innovative, high quality products at competitive prices.
- The company moves to larger facilities on Shung Fond Road, Hsin Chuang City with 2340 square feet in space with 16 employees. The company achieves high growth due to the expansion of the computer industry.
- ABA continues extraordinary growth and moves into 7200 square feet facility to meet the needs of customers. ABA continues to invest in research and development and secure 10 domestic and international patents. ABA expands product line to include locks for motocycles, telephone equipment, vending machines and security systems.
- ABA introduces the patented PAGODA pick proof locking system.
- ABA is certified as an ISO-9002 manufacturer.
- ABA signs DIRAK as agent in Germany.
- ABA introduces the patented ABACO Locks.
- ABA invests in additional branch and factory in Shanghai, China.
- ABA assigns USA agent.
Factory in Shanghai, China is certified as an ISO-9002 manufacturer. And notebook/laptop lock is introduced with strong sales.
- ABA moves to current location on Chung-Cheng Road, Hsin Chuang City.
- ABA introduces the Viperlock high security auto steering wheel anti-theft device.
- ABA builds up ERP system to improve company internal controls.
- ABA is going forward to the CRM (Customers Relationship Management) system and global service.
- Break traditional design of "X-Lock"came into being.
- ABA interchangeable core system launch
- ABA dimple key system launch
- ABA Electronic Cabinet Lock launch (#107450)
ABA Code-back systerm launch(win the National Invention Award)
ABA Join ALOA member (Associated Locksmiths of America)
- ABA High Security Internal Wave Key Lock systerm Launch
- ABA ISO upgrades to ISO 9001:2015
- Shanghai factory move to Kunshan territory.
- Compound lock innovation
- Big data analysis and resource integration, and alliance with related industry automation supply chain