About Mercury Security

Our History

Since its start in 1992, Mercury Security has focused on a distinct manufacturing niche: innovative OEM technology for the increasingly demanding world of facility security and access control. Authentic Mercury controllers and embedded solutions consistently provide our partners the most reliable and scalable open platforms.

In 2013, Mercury was acquired by ACRE, an international holding company based in the United States, which owns companies in the global market for electronic security systems.

In 2017, Mercury was acquired by HID Global®, an ASSA ABLOY Group brand, and a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions.

HID‘s global leadership in the physical access control industry coupled with Mercury Security’s industry leading open access control platform will benefit customers from around the world to a tighter, more seamless integration of intelligent controllers with readers and credentials, as well as from our shared vision for an open, flexible approach to the access control ecosystem.

With more than three million panels installed around the world, Mercury has grown to become the controller platform supplier of choice for true open architecture based deployments.

What We Do Best

Flexible, adaptable hardware built on an open architecture platform that is designed and manufactured  specifically for access control based on emerging technologies, changing industry standards and evolving network environments.  This makes it possible for our partners to proactively meet dynamic system requirements and end-user demands.
Technical leadership with the most experienced team in the industry. Technically astute, supportive and highly responsive,our team supports every step of the system development process, from initial design and testing or retrofit to installation, troubleshooting and ongoing service.
Providing partnership expertise to meet installation challenges with proven Authentic Mercury hardware so our partners can focus on developing software solutions. As an extension of our partners’ engineering teams, Mercury helps reduce their hardware engineering and development time to improve profit margins and lower total cost of system ownership
Economic efficiencies to achieve new levels of cost-efficiency while meeting today’s toughest security demands, large or small. Mercury Security provides  access control technologies for partners and end users to optimize their system investments, eliminating the need to rip and replace hardware due to upgrades or enhancements.

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    Mercury Fast Facts
    Innovating OEM hardware for facility security and access control since 1992.
    Merc has the largest installed base in the industry.
    Over 3 million Authentic Mercury panels sold to partners worldwide.
    Built on an open architecture platform with a highly articulated API.
    Merc has the greatest accumulated run time of any access control hardware provider.