DVS focuses on automation
The DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP is further extending its “Machine Tools & Automation” sector. As announced by the board of the company group, DVS will be taking multiple stakes in rbc Fördertechnik GmbH backdated to January 1, 2018. The company, based in Bad Camberg, Hesse/Germany specialises in automation, including camera-guided robot systems for machine tools. With 35 employees, rbc Fördertechnik GmbH achieved a turnover of around 7 million EUR in the fiscal year 2017.
“The collaboration with the DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP will give us a very good basis for further continued growth,” comments director Stefan Becker. Director Frank Götz continues: “Alongside project-specific synergies with the mechanical engineers at DVS, we will also be able to present ourselves better on an international level.”
Certified as a system partner by well-known industrial robot manufacturers such as ABB and KUKA, the medium-sized company has been able to make a name for itself as a specialist for camera-supported automation solutions over the past few years and strengthen the house brand rbc robotics®.
“We are convinced that DVS and rbc Fördertechnik GmbH are a good strategic and operative match. In the mid-term, the automation solutions and robotic systems from rbc robotics® will play a decisive role in our system solutions for the series production of drive components,” comments Josef Preis, chairman of the board of the DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP. rbc Fördertechnik GmbH is the twelfth operative company within the company group.
During the transaction, rbc Fördertechnik GmbH was advised by ALLBERA GmbH in terms of M&A and in legal matters by BRYAN CAVE LLP.
The DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP is a group of experienced companies with core competencies in the field of the metal cutting technologies turning, gear cutting, grinding and gear honing. In 2017, a turnover of around 245 million euros was achieved by more than 1,300 employees all over the world. The DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP is one of the leading international system suppliers of machines, tools and production solutions for the soft and hard machining of powertrain components.