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Industrial flooring

RCR Industrial Flooring S.à.r.l. develops, manufactures and installs industrial flooring systems. The company operates seven production plants and installs flooring systems through its local subsidiaries in Europe, Latin America and Africa. RCR’s blue-chip customer base includes global leaders operating in diverse industries such as retail, logistics, manufacturing, automotive and food, amongst others.

  • Sales: €170 m
  • Employees: 900
  • Sites: Spain, England, France, Italy, South Africa, Chile
  • Acquisition: In 2019 from funds advised by Columna Capital LLP
  • www.rcrindustrialflooring.com

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Filaments

Perlon GmbH is a global operating group of companies specialized in the manufacturing of synthetic filaments in diverse areas of application. Due to the combined expertise in the areas of monofilaments, synthetic brush filaments, abrasive filaments and dental/personal care filaments, innovative products can be supplied to customers worldwide. The monofilaments made from polyester, polyamide, PPS and other polymers are ideally suited for further processing in paper machine clothing, filtration fabrics, ships’ hawsers, fishing lines, tennis strings and many other technical textile applications.

  • Sales: €150 m
  • Employees: 700
  • Sites: Germany, USA, China
  • Acquistion: The former Nextrusion GmbH was acquired in 2010 from the Japanese Teijin Ltd. The strategic add-on acquisition of Perlon-Monofil GmbH from Lanxess AG followed in 2014. The Hahl Group GmbH was acquired in 2015 from an Austrian financial investor. In 2016, Serafin acquired a production site in China
  • www.perlon.com

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Tabletop solutions

BHS tabletop is a producer of professional porcelain for the hotel and catering industries. For more than 130 years, BHS has evolved from a pure porcelain manufacturer to an adaptive and innovation-driven supplier of tabletop solutions in all market segments relating to the foodservice industry.

The company distributes its products under the three brands Bauscher, Tafelstern and Schönwald. With its pioneering, in part patented porcelain products, BHS belongs to the specialists in the hotel and catering industries with a global renowned customer base.

  • Sales: €120 m
  • Employees: 1,200
  • Sites: Germany, UK, Colombia, Czech Republic, USA
  • Acquisition: In 2017 through a public takeover
  • www.bhs-tabletop.de

 

 

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Hardware

suki.international GmbH is a European distributor and systems supplier for do-it-yourself centers. The company focuses on complex and individual assortments in the areas of ironware, hand tools, furniture fittings, wood connectors, self-adhesive solutions and promotional assortments. In addition suki offers extensive logistic- and service solutions for the industry with its subsidiaries Facido GmbH and DBM.S GmbH. The company was founded in 1951 in Iserlohn by the two businessmen Schneider and Klein. Today suki's headquarter is based in Landscheid in the Eiffel region.

  • Sales: €80 m
  • Employees: 680
  • Site: Germany
  • Acquisition: In 2013 from ITW Inc.
  • www.suki.de

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Cast components

As one of Germany's major foundries with a workforce of more than 400, WESO-Aurorahütte GmbH specializes in producing high-quality grey-iron castings that are used internationally for various demanding applications. With a production capacity of currently 28k tons, the casting components are distributed to customers in diverse industries (e.g. heating-, agricultural- and railway-technology). As system partner, WESO supports its customers in the component construction, internal model-making as well as final processing and turnkey assemblies.

  • Sales: €65 m
  • Employees: 400
  • Site: Germany
  • Acquisition: In 2018 from Viessmann Werke GmbH & Co. KG
  • www.weso.de

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Sports flooring

Conica AG develops, produces and distributes premium sports flooring, industrial flooring and impact-absorbing play surfaces to be used in all climate zones around the world. The innovative product portfolio includes system solutions for indoor and outdoor athletic tracks, multifunctional facilities, sports- and multi-purpose halls and tennis courts. The impact-absorbing play surfacing systems are distributed under the brand Playtop® to licensees in over 40 countries. Renowned international references are amongst others the IAAF Class 1 track in the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich and the clay court system at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart. Conica was founed in 1977 and is based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

  • Sales: €60 m
  • Employees: 170
  • Sites: Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • Acquisition: In 2013 from BASF SE
  • www.conica.com

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Packaging

Perga-Plastic GmbH is a manufacturer of industrial films and film packaging with in-house extrusion. The company’s product portfolio includes mainly mono- and co-extruded high density polyethylene as well as low density polyethylene (HDPE and LDPE) films, which are printed and converted in-house. The company is capable of producing almost the entire spectrum of films, from < 8my thinness up to > 200my thickness. The product offering comprises amongst others bags, sacks, pre-cut sheets and wrapping sheets as well as salad boxes. With production sites in Walldürn-Altheim and Worms, Perga-Plastic draws on over 40 years of experience in plastic film production.

  • Sales: €60 m
  • Employees: 260
  • Site: Germany
  • Acquisition: In 2010 from Süd Beteiligungen GmbH (LBBW)
  • www.perga.de

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Shoe accessories

Bama Group is a leading branded player in the insoles and shoe care segment. The product portfolio comprises shoe care products such as polish, balm, protectors and deodorants, a variety of insoles and accessories such as laces. The products are distributed under the brands “Bama”, “Tana” and “Woly” in specialty shoe stores throughout Europe.

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Tools

Heller Tools GmbH stands for quality, reliability and innovation in drilling tools. As a specialist on the construction site, Heller offers drilling solutions for concrete, brick, wood and metal, and exports its products to more than 50 countries worldwide. Located in Dinklage, Heller Tools draws on more than 165 years of experience in drill bits manufacturing. The strategic acquisition of KEIL Werkzeugfabrik Karl Eischeid GmbH followed in 2017. Keil is an established manufacturer of quality drill bits for professional end use.

  • Sales: €30 m
  • Employees: 180
  • Site: Germany
  • Acquisition: Heller was acquired in 2014 from ITW Inc. The strategic add-on acquisition of KEIL followed in 2017 in the context of a succession planning
  • www.hellertools.de
  • www.keil.eu

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Steel cylinders

Eurocylinder Systems AG is a manufacturer of seamless high pressure steel cylinders. The company develops, produces and distributes cylinders for the storage and transportation of gases. The products are used amongst others as cylinders for industrial gases, medical purposes, within the beverage industry or as diving sports equipment.

  • Sales: €20 m
  • Employees: 100
  • Site: Germany
  • Acquisition: In 2016 in the context of a succession planning
  • www.eurocylinders.com