Davis-Standard Acquires Maillefer
Davis-Standard, LLC announced that it has reached agreement to acquire Maillefer International Oy of Vantaa, Finland and Ecublens, Switzerland. Maillefer is a global leader in wire, cable, pipe and tube production technologies. Pending customary regulatory approvals, the transaction is scheduled to close in late August or early September.
“Today is an important day for Davis-Standard and Maillefer as we combine two strong brands into a market leading global extrusion systems and services provider to a world-class customer base,” said Jim Murphy, Davis-Standard President and CEO. “Maillefer is a global leader that has built a strong brand based on operational excellence, technology, and providing superior customer solutions. We are excited to expand our organization with Maillefer’s talented workforce and outstanding management team.”
Lars Fagerholm, CEO of Maillefer, commented: “Davis-Standard and Maillefer are an excellent fit. Our organizations are proud to serve our valued customers with the most advanced technological solutions and the highest level of service. Maillefer will continue to operate and serve its customers as before, and we are excited about this unique chance for business growth and opportunity for all stakeholders.”
With more than 240 employees worldwide and a network of independent sales agents in nearly every country, Maillefer offers over 50 technologies and a wide services portfolio to cover nearly 20 applications. The company has manufacturing and service facilities in Finland, Switzerland, China, Russia, India and Egypt.
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