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Lapmaster annonce l'acquisition de Peter Wolters

Lapmaster Group Holdings LLC, un fournisseur leader d'équipements et de services de haute précision pour le rodage, le polissage, le meulage et l'affilage, a annoncé aujourd'hui l'acquisition de Peter Wolters GmbH, un fournisseur de machines-outils et de systèmes pour le traitement de haute précision de surfaces. Headwaters MB, une société de services bancaires d'investissement du marché intermédiaire, a conseillé Lapmaster sur la transaction.

« Cette fusion de leaders de marchés complémentaires créera un acteur mondial encore plus fort avec des capacités techniques inégalées dans le secteur », a déclaré Brian Nelson, PDG de Lapmaster. « L'équipe de 600 professionnels de l'entité combinée offrira le niveau de service et d'assistance que les clients attendent de Lapmaster et Peter Wolters à travers l'Europe, l'Asie et l'Amérique. Headwaters a officié en tant que précieux conseiller de Lapmaster dans l'élaboration d'un plan de financement attrayant lors de notre acquisition de Peter Wolters ».

Len LaPorta, directeur général du service industriel de Headwaters MB, a ajouté : « Lapmaster et Peter Wolters ont des offres de produits complémentaires dans les services de finition simple et double face. Leur capacité à fournir le plus grand éventail des dernières technologies à des prix compétitifs dynamisera leur croissance sur leurs marchés locaux ainsi qu'en Asie et en Amérique latine ». Phil Seefried, fondateur et PDG de Headwaters MB, a commenté : « Ces deux entreprises s'unissent à merveille. Leur position sur le marché à la fois en termes de spécialités de produits et de couverture géographique forment une parfaite association. »

Le PDG de Peter Wolters, David Celli, a ajouté : « Cette combinaison offre un choix évident pour les utilisateurs finaux dans le monde qui exigent des solutions de finition de niveau micromètre pour les applications les plus strictes et exigeantes pour l'électronique grand public, les wafers de pointe et l'industrie générale. Nous sommes impatients de travailler main dans la main dans les années à venir ».

Depuis 1948, Lapmaster a résolu les problèmes de précision de revêtement les plus difficiles. Avec plus de 65 années d'expérience, Lapmaster possède un acquis éprouvé de développement de solutions de traitement rentables pour pratiquement n'importe quelle application. Les conditions de l’acquisition n’ont pas été divulguées.

À propos de Lapmaster

Lapmaster International est un leader de l'industrie dans les solutions de revêtement de précision. Depuis 1948, Lapmaster a un acquis éprouvé de développement de solutions de traitement rentables pour le broyage fin, les matériaux avancés, l'optique de précision, l'alésage et la finition, le rodage et le polissage et les marchés métallographiques par le biais d'un réseau élargi de bureaux de vente et de services situés dans le monde entier. Les 30 000 systèmes installés de la société chez plus de 5 000 clients utilisent des particules abrasives de la taille d'un micromètre pour retirer les matériaux microscopiques pour plusieurs applications de finition de précision destinées à des utilisateurs finaux. Le siège social de Lapmaster est situé en dehors de Chicago, dans l'Illinois, employant plus de 250 personnes dans six usines de fabrication sur trois continents. Pour plus d'informations, consultez http://www.lapmaster.com.

À propos de Peter Wolters

Peter Wolters est un fournisseur leader de machines-outils et de systèmes de haute précision pour le traitement de surfaces d'une variété de différents types de pièces de travail. La société a été fondée en 1804 à Mettman, en Allemagne, en tant que fabricant d'équipements pour l'industrie de transformation du coton avant de devenir finalement un acteur de premier plan dans l'industrie de finition de surfaces. Depuis 1974, la Société siège à Rendsburg, en Allemagne. Pour plus d'informations, consultez http://www.peter-wolters.com/.

À propos de Headwaters MB

Headwaters MB est une société bancaire d'investissements indépendante de marché intermédiaire qui conseille sur les fusions et acquisitions stratégiques, qui fournit des services financiers dédiés aux entreprises et qui se consacre aux activités de banque d'affaires par le biais de sources propriétaires de capitaux. Headwaters siège à Denver, dans le Colorado, avec 6 bureaux régionaux à travers les États-Unis et des partenariats avec 16 entreprises couvrant 25 pays. Pour plus d'informations, consultez http://www.headwatersmb.com/ et restez en contact avec nous sur Twitter à http://twitter.com/brendanburke.

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