MILESTONES in the history of the lehmann group

LEHMANN’s range of sophisticated locking systems is based on a long tradition of innovation. Since the company was founded, the focus has always been on high quality and superior security.

1962 Foundation of the company by Martin Lehmann

1982 Establishment of GOLDIN Druckguss as a subsidiary

1990 Foundation of the Möbelschlossfabrik Branden burg

1996 Foundation of the LEHMANN Vertriebsgesellschaft sales and marketing division

1999 Renate Schlüter, the daughter of the company founder, takes over the management

2009 Acquisition and integration of Huwil Locks

2011 Foundation of LEHMANN International Ltd in Hong Kong

2014 Foundation of Shanghai LEHMANN Locks Co, Ltd

2015 Group management joined by the third generation in the person of Sönke Schlüter

2016 Ground-breaking ceremony at the site for the central headquarters in Minden

2017 GOLDIN Druckguss moves to he central headquarters

2018 Production site Eitorf relocates to the new central headquarters


No matter where you require security – in the office, at home or while travelling – you can rely on LEHMANN locking systems to safeguard your valuables. Thanks to broad range of locking solutions and the stream of innovation generated by a highly creative development team, you can count on finding the ideal solution to meet your security needs. Whether you choose an existing product or a customized solution – LEHMANN locks are anything but standard.

1962 First production of residential furniture locks

1978 Development of cylinder locks for office and commercial furniture

1994 Market launch of PRESTIGE interchangeable cylinder systems

1996 Expansion into the field of electronic locking solutions

2009 Integration of the proven VCS 18 Huwil-System into the product range

2011 Upgrade of the SVS 3 central locking system

2013 Market launch of the combination lock Dial Lock

2015 Addition of RFID technologies to the electronic lock range

2019 Market launch of LEHMANN Management Software LMS

2019 Addition of RFID with LEGIC to the electronic lock range