CERRACOL was founded in 1965 in Bogotá, Colombia with the objetive of manufacture products under the Yale brand.

With the philosophy of working with state-of-the-art methodologies and equipment, CERRACOL has kept its reputation along the years, delivering excelence in all of its products.  The globalization gave to CERRACOL the opportunity of participate in 14 markets in Latin America.

In 2009 CERRACOL was acquired by the ASSA ABLOY group, initiating a new era in its operations.