VENUE & OPENING
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry UK CV6 6GE
Tuesday 26th February 2019, 9.30 – 16.00
Wednesday 27th February 2019, 9.30 – 15.30
Unit 7 Kings Grove Industrial Estate
Maidenhead SL6 4DP
+44 1628 581270
BÖWE SYSTEC, a mechanical engineering company headquartered in Augsburg/Germany, tops the list of European suppliers for high-speed inserting, card mailing and card logistics, reading technologies, mail and parcel sorting systems as well as innovative software. Today, it is one of the world’s leading solution providers for modern print and mailroom centers.
In 2016, BÖWE SYSTEC GmbH, acquired 70% of the shares in Optimus Sorters Holding B.V. based in Beuningen, The Netherlands. Optimus Sorters specialize in designing, developing and manufacturing sorting and conveyor systems for the logistics and postal industry. Other key customer industries are retail, wholesale and e-commerce. Since its foundation in 2007, Optimus Sorter has grown continuously and profitably.
Joachim Koschier, Joint Managing Director of BÖWE SYSTEC, commented on the acquisition: “Together with Optimus Sorters we have successfully realized a project in the postal and parcel market and came to the mutual conclusion that our businesses complement each other very well. We are particularly pleased about the fact that we have managed to join forces so quickly and harmoniously.”
Since 2010 BÖWE SYSTEC GmbH has been owned by the Possehl Group, which generated annual sales of around €3.9 billion with a global workforce of approximately 12,400 in 2016. The sole shareholder of L. Possehl & Co. mbH is the charitable Possehl Foundation in the Hanseatic City of Lübeck. For more information, please visit www.possehl.de.