2012 - Silent Drive and Whisper Drive products introduced with
new Security+2.0 and Multi Frequency Radio.
2007 - Merlin focused on distribution to professional installers.
2006 - Merlin acquired by Chamberlain.
1994 - Merlin acquired the Kuala Lumpur factory in Malaysia.
1993 - Merlin Australia acquired the Merlin agencies in Australia.
1990 - Merlin Australia formed to service distributors.
1990 - Moved manufacturing to Malaysia.
1988 - Closed New Zealand manufacturing.
1987 - Merlin introduced model 3000 Roller Door Opener.
1986 - Started importing from Taiwan, branded as Merlin
Powerlift and expanded to Australian market through
1985 - Changed brand to “Merlin”.
1982 - Started in New Zealand , manufacturing “Genie”-branded
door openers, made in Glenfield, Auckland.