Expansion extends company’s product portfolio.
With the acquisition of the Finnish company
Trimaster Oy, Multivacwww.Multivac.comis making a significant expansion in its product
portfolio of line automation, robotics and palletizing systems. With this move
the packaging specialist, which operates throughout the world, can now offer
complete end-to-end packaging lines right through to final palletization. At
the same time Multivac is strengthening its presence in Scandinavia.
in 1998, Trimaster Oy, specializes in palletizing systems and robotic cells as
well as monitoring and conveying systems. Trimaster Oy currently employs around
20 staff members, who will be integrated into Multivac's Finnish sales and service business.
are delighted at the acquisition by this market leader, and we are also glad to
be able to contribute our expertise in robotics and automation within the Multivac Group and to be able to
develop it sustainably", emphasizes Leo Johansson, the company owner to
date of Trimaster Oy. "Trimaster Oy has a good market position in Finland and Sweden. Our customers benefit from
the local presence and our quick reaction times".
experience of Multivac and
Trimaster in the development of robotic solutions offers the opportunity of
being able to offer automation for the widest range of requirements in the food
processing sector. "Our customers are increasingly faced with handling
challenges, for example with loading of product into packs or with the
converging of packs after packaging. With the acquisition of Trimaster Oy we
are extending in particular our range of ABB robots and monitoring
systems," adds Esa Harju, Managing Director of Multivac Finland.
Trimaster Oy is a preferred partner of the Swedish company
ABB Robotics (www.abb.com/robotics) and will intensify this partnership,
particularly in the sector of palletizing systems. ABB is a leading supplier of
industrial robots, modular manufacturing cells and service.