Garage Door Opener Manufacturer SOMMER Acquires Doco International

SOMMER USA, a manufacturer of garage door openers, has acquired Doco International, a Dutch-based garage door hardware and parts company.

Doco offers a range of garage door components for the production of sectional doors, including hinges, fastening elements, shafts and frames. Other decorative and specialty items include door windows, locks and handles. The company will continue to focus its business in Europe.

Doco was founded in 1982 and employs 70. The company’s head office is in the Dutch town of Sittard in the southern Netherlands.

SOMMER USA is part of the SOMMER Group, which has manufactured and distributed garage door openers and wireless-control systems from its headquarters in Kirchheim Teck, Germany, since 1980. Based in Charlotte, N.C., since 2006, SOMMER USA is part of a worldwide network of 22 wholly owned subsidiaries and responsible for supplying its products throughout North and South America.