Hörmann Takes Majority Stake in Bollard and Blocker Specialist

28th November 2017

Logistics BusinessHörmann Takes Majority Stake in Bollard and Blocker Specialist

Leading door manufacturer Hörmann has acquired a majority stake in Pilomat, a world-leading suppliers of bollards, road blockers, lift carriers and tyre killers. Hörmann now owns 70 percent of the Italian manufacturer, and products will now be available to purchase under the Hörmann brand.


The new product range from Hörmann will consist of reinforced bollards, road blockers for passages of up to six metres wide, lift carriers for passages of up to ten metres wide and tyre killers. The bollards are designed for perimeter control of private and public areas, such as pedestrian precincts, parking zones and company premises, as well as in high security places such as ministerial buildings, airports, and exhibition grounds. Bollards available in this range include automatic, semi-automatic, fixed and removable, and all come with a matching appearance. An optional Emergency Fast Operation control (EFO) which lifts the products within 1.5 seconds is available for emergency situations.