We are pleased to inform you that, on 9 March 2023, VIRO became part of DOM Security, the branch dedicated to the security, of the French industrial Group SFPI (Safety for People and Industry), operating in Europe since 1985 and with a total turnover of more than 600 million euros.
The operation, which was finalized with the acquisition of 100% of the shares, was carried out by DOM Security and its Italian subsidiary DOM CR.
DOM Security, today, boasts the collaboration of 17 subsidiaries present on the European territory, all operating in the world of security and aimed at offering increasingly innovative locking systems suitable for every need and context.
Gianfranco DONDARINI, CEO of VIRO, says: "The collaboration between DOM Security and VIRO will push the development of many interesting security products in the future. Joining DOM Security bring our work to the next level, enabling not only to provide more sophisticated solutions but also to reach new market opportunities that will ensure continuity over time."
Thanks to its strategic geographical position and its network of national, European and non-European distributors and customers, VIRO will contribute to strengthening the group's presence on various markets.
For Henri Morel, CEO and founder of Sfpi Group: "VIRO is an internationally recognised company with significant expertise in solutions that complement our activities within DOM SECURITY. The product ranges will enable us to enrich our offer, particularly for our mechanical security solutions dedicated to building and industrial applications. The network of partners will enable our division to increase its international positioning. Welcome to the Viro teams within DOM Security and Sfpi Group!”
Jérôme DENIS, Deputy Managing Director of DOM Security states: "VIRO is a renowned company with real experience in the development and production of innovative products. Its portfolio is complementary to that of DOM Security, especially our mechanical security solutions for buildings and industry. Our network of partners will strengthen the international position of the group. We welcome the VIRO team to DOM Security".
Olena Campos Gomes, Business Unit Director for Buildings Trade at DOM Security, notes: "Thanks to the synergies of DOM Security and VIRO, we have a significant market share and the innovation and technological know-how to expand in this field. I am looking forward to working closely with the VIRO team".
For Fabio Poggioli, Southern Europe Area Director at DOM Security, it represents an exciting opportunity: "I am delighted to partner with VIRO. We have a strong industrial presence in the area and I am excited about the prospect of integrating more security solutions. With this consolidation, we have the potential to develop together a significant presence in Italy and beyond".
Franck Chevalier, Director of Exports and Business Unit Projects, states: “With VIRO joining our forces, there is a strategic opportunity to accelerate and sustain our position outside of Europe".