|By Business Wire||
|June 6, 2014 10:48 PM EDT||
A Lapmaster Group Holdings LLC, um dos principais fornecedores de equipamentos e serviços de alta precisão para lapidação, polimento, esmerilhamento e brunimento, anunciou hoje que adquiriu a Peter Wolters GmbH, uma fornecedora de máquinas-ferramentas e sistemas para processamento de superfície de alta precisão. A Headwaters MB, uma empresa se serviços bancários de investimentos de médio porte, assessorou a Lapmaster na transação.
“Esta fusão de líderes do mercado complementar criará uma empresa global ainda mais forte com capacidades técnicas sem igual no setor”, disse Brian Nelson, presidente e diretor da Lapmaster. “A equipe de 600 profissionais da entidade combinada fornecerá o nível de serviço e suporte que os clientes esperam de Lapmaster e Peter Wolters em toda a Europa, na Ásia e nas Américas. A Headwaters serviu como uma consultoria inestimável para a Lapmaster, para desenvolver um pacote de financiamento atraente durante a aquisição da Peter Wolters.”
Len LaPorta, diretor geral de prática industrial da Headwaters MB, acrescentou, "A Lapmaster e a Peter Wolters têm ofertas complementares de produtos em todos os serviços de acabamento de face única ou dupla. Sua capacidade de fornecer a gama mais ampla de tecnologia de ponta a preços competitivos vai ajudá-los a manter o seu crescimento nos mercados internos, tanto na Ásia como na América Latina ". Phil Seefried, fundador e diretor executivo da Headwaters MB, acrescentou, “Essas duas empresas combinam muito bem. Sua posição no mercado tanto em termos de produtos especiais e cobertura geográfica faz uma combinação perfeita.”
O CEO da Peter Wolters, David Celli, ainda comentou: “Essa combinação oferece uma escolha clara para os usuários finais em todo o mundo, que exigem soluções de acabamento de superfície de nível micrométrico para as aplicações mais rigorosas e exigentes nas indústria de eletrônicos de consumo, prime wafer e a indústria em geral. Estamos ansiosos para trabalhar juntos nos próximos anos.”
Desde 1948, a Lapmaster vem resolvendo os problemas mais desafiadores das superfícies de precisão. Com mais de 65 anos de experiência, a Lapmaster tem um histórico comprovado de desenvolvimento bem sucedido de soluções de processamento com boa relação custo-benefício para praticamente qualquer aplicação. Os termos da aquisição não foram divulgados.
Sobre a Lapmaster
A Lapmaster International é líder da indústria de soluções para superfícies de precisão. Desde 1948, a Lapmaster mantém um histórico comprovado no desenvolvimento bem sucedido de soluções de processamento com boa relação custo-benefício para a esmerilhamento fino, materiais avançados, ótica de precisão, brunimento e acabamento de orifícios, lapidação/polimento e mercados metalográficos através de uma rede de vendas e escritórios de serviços em expansão localizados em todo o mundo . Os 30.000 sistemas da empresa instalados em mais de 5.000 clientes usam partículas abrasivas micrométricas para remoção de materiais microscópicos para várias aplicações de acabamento de precisão do usuário final. A Lapmaster está sediada nos arredores de Chicago, Ilinóis, empregando mais de 250 pessoas em seis unidades de fabricação em três continentes. Para outras informações, acesse http://www.lapmaster.com/.
Sobre a Peter Wolters
A Peter Wolters é fornecedora líder de máquinas-ferramenta de alta precisão e sistemas para processamento de superfície de vários tipos diferentes de peças de trabalho. A empresa foi fundada em 1804 em Mettman, na Alemanha, como fabricante de equipamentos para o setor de processamento de algodão antes de finalmente se tornar um participante líder no setor de acabamento de superfícies. Desde 1974, a empresa tem sede em Rendsburg, Alemanha. Para outras informações, acesse http://www.peter-wolters.com/.
Sobre a Headwaters MB
Headwaters MB é um banco de investimentos de médio porte, independente, especializado em fusões e aquisições estratégicas, serviços financeiros corporativos e banco comercial através de fontes de propriedade de capital. Headwaters tem sede em Denver, Colorado, com seis escritórios regionais nos Estados Unidos e parcerias com 16 empresas cobrindo 25 países. Para outras informações, acesse http://www.headwatersmb.com/ e acompanhe-nos no Twitter em http://twitter.com/brendanburke.
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