Year of investment

RCO, which was founded in 1976 by Wilhelm Börlin and Lars Mattsson, is now a leading supplier of keyless locks in Sweden. RCO develops, manufactures and sells services and products for access and security systems, and its offer is characterized by good quality, high availability and innovation. Through close proximity to customers, RCO creates a safe, secure and smooth everyday life for its customers.

The product range includes everything from code locks and intercoms to access systems, reservation systems and integrated systems for controlling both passage and burglar alarms. RCO has the most secure solutions for commercial, public and residential buildings.

RCO offers systems for everyone from the small shop or building up to the large industry or municipality. The scalable and flexible system has proven to have a powerful competitive edge. RCO’s products are available throughout Scandinavia and there are plans for further expansion.
The company is headquartered in Järfälla and has regional offices in Malmö, Gothenburg, Norrköping and Oslo.

For me it was a real eye-opener when we got new owners. Suddenly there was someone to report to, and I’d never had that before. It provided inspiration and taught us lessons that made the job really fun.

Lars Mattsson, Founder of RCO

In short

  • Year of investment: 2012

  • Ownership: Majority

  • Turnover: 255 M SEK

  • Employees: ca 80

  • Investment Manager: Joakim Skarborg

  • CEO: Fredrik Sidhagen

  • Website: www.rco.se