ADB Safegate, a global player in delivering airport performance, has been created following the announcement by European private equity firm PAI Partners and ADB Airfield Solutions to acquire Safegate International, a leading player providing aircraft docking guidance systems, gate management systems, airfield lighting solutions and air traffic control systems.
With over 900 employees in more than 20 countries, ADB Safegate integrates complementary products, solutions and services for the gate, tower and airfield at key airports worldwide.
These capabilities enable ADB Safegate to offer airports new ways to address their growing challenges, which include rising traffic density, greater regulatory focus on airport efficiency to maximize airspace use, growing passenger demand for a better airport experience, the requirement to ensure ever safer operations and the need to become fully sustainable. By developing more integrated, more intelligent solutions, ADB Safegate helps airports achieve superior performance from approach to departure.
“ADB Safegate can build on a long-standing reputation and a large installed base at over 2,000 airports in 175 countries. We are creating a true world leader in advanced solutions for aircraft guidance on the ground, with unmatched capabilities to help our customers face the challenges of the future. With our combined pool of talent, our global reach and our cumulative experience, we are able to design and deliver innovative solutions and services that help airports to effectively meet the demands of rapidly growing air and ground traffic,” says Christian Onselaere, CEO, ADB Safegate.
“Our vision is to be the first-choice partner to help airports operate safely, efficiently and sustainably.
We see an opportunity as a joint company to increase our product, solution and service offering to our customers.
Our combined R&D capabilities will allow us to be more innovative and enable us to capture new market opportunities that are created as airports invest in improved traffic management and increased operational efficiency in the world’s busiest airspaces,” says Per-Olof Hammarlund, Head of Sales & Marketing, ADB Safegate.