ABUS is a Germanlock manufacturer founded in 1924, based in the town of Wetter (Ruhr) in North Rhine-Westphalia. The name ABUS is an acronym for August Bremicker und Söhne KG. ABUS specializes in home security locks for doors and windows, padlocks for multiple uses, and locks for security of bicycles, motor scooters, motorcycles, ATVs, and boats. ABUS uses disc tumbler locks on its high-security products and pin tumbler locks on its standard security products. At the moment ABUS Group offers also electronic security solutions as alarm systems, CCTV (ABUS Security Center Division - former Security Center) and access control (ABUS Seccor - former Seccor). ABUS has many branches around the word, especially in Europe (e.g. France,Spain,Denmark,Czech Republic, Italy,Swiss and Poland) and America.